Margaret of Bourbon (1438–1483)

Margaret of Bourbon (5 February 1438 – 24 April 1483) was the daughter of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401–1456) and Agnes of Burgundy (1407–1476).

Margaret of Bourbon
Countess of Bresse
Lady of Bugey
Margaretha van Bourbon (1438-1483) - Koninklijk klooster van Brou 25-10-2016 14-04-31.JPG
Born5 February 1438
Died24 April 1483(1483-04-24) (aged 45)
SpousePhilip II, Duke of Savoy
IssueLouise, Countess of Angoulême
Philibert II, Duke of Savoy
FatherCharles I, Duke of Bourbon
MotherAgnes of Burgundy

On 6 April 1472, she became the first wife of Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1443–1497).[1] Her children from this marriage were:

  1. Louise (1476–1531), married Charles d'Orléans, Count of Angoulême, had children including:
    1. Francis I of France[2] whose daughter Margaret of Valois married to Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy.[2]
    2. Marguerite of Navarre (1492–1549); Queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre
  2. Girolamo (1478)
  3. Philibert II (1480–1504)

She died on 24 April 1483 at the Chateau de Pont d'Ain.

The tom of Margaret in Koninklijk klooster van Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse



  1. ^ Hand 2013, p. 220.
  2. ^ a b Knecht 1982, p. xvi.


  • Hand, Joni M. (2013). Women, Manuscripts and Identity in Northern Europe, 1350-1550. Ashgate Publishing Limited.
  • Knecht, R.J. (1982). Francis I. Cambridge University Press.