René II, Viscount of Rohan

René II, Viscount of Rohan (1550–1586), was Prince of Leon, Count of Porhoët[1] and a Huguenot nobleman. He was the son of René I of Rohan-Gié and Isabella d'Albret[2] (daughter of John III of Navarre and Catherine of Navarre, Queen regnant of Navarre).

René II
Viscount of Rohan
Born1550
Died1586 (aged 35–36)
Noble familyRohan
Spouse(s)Catherine de Parthenay
Issue
FatherRené I de Rohan
MotherIsabella of Navarre

René II married mathematician Catherine de Parthenay[2] and had:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clarke 1966, p. 1.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Walsby 2007, p. 188.

SourcesEdit

  • Clarke, Jack A. (1966). Huguenot Warrior: The Life and Times of Henri de Rohan, 1579–1638. Martinus Nijhoff.
  • Walsby, Malcolm (2007). The Counts of Laval: Culture, Patronage and Religion in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century France. Ashgate Publishing Limited.