Margaret of Joinville

Margaret of Joinville (French: Marguerite de Joinville; 1354–1418) was a French noblewoman. From 1365 until her death, she was the ruling Lady of Joinville and Countess of Vaudémont.

Margaret of Joinville
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Born1354 (1354)
Died1418 (aged 63–64)
Noble familyHouse of Joinville
Spouse(s)John of Châlon
Peter of Geneva
Frederick I, Count of Vaudémont
FatherHenry, Lord of Joinville
MotherMarie of Luxembourg


Her father was Henry, Lord of Joinville. He was Count of Vaudémont as Henry V; he died when she was seven years old. Her mother was Marie of Luxembourg.

Marriages and issueEdit

In 1367, she married John of Châlon, Lord of Montaigu (1340-1373). This marriage was childless.

In 1374, she married Count Peter of Geneva. In 1378, Peter's brother Robert was elected antipope as Clement VII. Peter died in Robert's service in 1392. This marriage was also childless.

In 1392, Margaret married for the third time, to Frederick I (1368-1415), the younger brother of Duke Charles II of Lorraine. Together they had three children:


  • Henri-François Delaborde: Jean de Joinville et les seigneurs de Joinville, Librairie Picard et fils, Paris, 1894, p. 215, Online