Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Calabria

Marie de Bourbon (1428 – 7 July 1448) was a French noblewoman. She was the eldest daughter of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon and Agnes of Burgundy, and married John II, who was styled Duke of Calabria and acceded to the title of Duke of Lorraine after Marie's death. Marie was thus styled Duchess of Calabria.

Marie de Bourbon

The marriage contract was signed in April 1437, however, the ceremony took place around 1444 when she was older and would be able to consummate the marriage.[1] Marie and John had five children:

  1. Isabelle (1445–1445)
  2. Jean (1445–1471),
  3. René (1446–1446)
  4. Marie (1447–1447)
  5. Nicholas (1448–1473)[2]

Marie died in childbirth on 7 July, 1448, and was buried at Meurthe-et-Moselle Lorraine, France.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BOURBON". fmg.ac. Retrieved 2020-06-19.
  2. ^ Kekewich, Margaret L. (2008). The Good King: René of Anjou and Fifteenth Century Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. p. xiv.
  3. ^ "Marie de Bourbon (1428-1448) • FamilySearch". FamilySearch. Retrieved 2020-06-19.