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Marie of Orléans, Viscountess of Narbonne

French princess
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About
Date of birth Château de Blois, Blois, arrondissement of Blois, Loir-et-Cher
Date of death 1493 Mazères, canton of Saverdun, arrondissement of Pamiers, Ariège
Family
Children: Germaine of Foix Gaston of Foix, Duke of Nemours
Father: Charles, Duke of Orléans
Brother(s): Louis XII of France
Spouse: John of Foix, Viscount of Narbonne
Mother: Maria of Cleves
Sister(s): Anne of Orléans Abbess of Fontevraud Joan of Valois Duchess of Alençon
The details
Biography

Marie of Orléans (19 December/September 1457 – 1493) was the elder sister of King Louis XII of France. Due to her marriage to John of Foix, she was Countess of Étampes and Viscountess of Narbonne.

Marie was the eldest daughter of Charles, Duke of Orléans, and his third wife Marie of Cleves. After a previous betrothal to Peter II, Duke of Bourbon, she married John of Foix on 8 September 1476.

Issue

She had two children by John of Foix:

  • Germaine of Foix (1488–1538)
    • married Ferdinand II of Aragon, and whose relationship to the Navarrese throne was used as an excuse by Ferdinand to claim the throne of Navarre (see Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre)
  • Gaston of Foix (1489–1512)
    • served as a general for his uncle Louis XII, killed at the battle of Ravenna in 1512.

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