Margaret of Valois, Countess of Blois

Margaret of Valois (1295–1342) was a French noblewoman. She was a daughter of Charles, Count of Valois, and his first wife, Margaret, Countess of Anjou.[1] She was also a sister of King Philip VI of France.

Margaret of Valois
Born1295
Died1342 (aged 46–47)
Noble familyValois
Spouse(s)Guy I, Count of Blois
Issue
FatherCharles, Count of Valois
MotherMargaret, Countess of Anjou

In 1310, she married Guy I, Count of Blois.[2] They had three children together:

  1. in 1334 to Rudolph, Duke of Lorraine (d. 1346)
  2. Frederick VII [bg], Count of Leiningen-Dagsburg.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins 2017, p. 106.
  2. ^ a b Jones 2000, p. 217.
  3. ^ Prestwich 1993, p. 174.

SourcesEdit

  • Collins, James (2017). "Dynastic Instability, the Emergence of the French Monarchical Commonwealth and the Coming of the Rhetoric of "L'etat", 1360s to 1650s". In von Friedeburg, Robert; Morrill, John (eds.). Monarchy Transformed: Princes and their Elites in Early Modern Western Europe. Cambridge University Press.
  • Jones, Michael (2000). "Politics, Sanctity and the Breton State: The Case of the Blessed Charles de Blois, Duke of Brittany (d.1364)". In Maddicott, John Robert; Palliser, David Michael (eds.). The Medieval State: Essays Presented to James Campbell. Hambledon Press.
  • Prestwich, Michael (1993). The Three Edwards: War and State in England, 1272-1377. Routledge.