Margaret of Savoy, Duchess of Anjou Noble person

Margaret of savoy duchess of anjou

Margaret of Savoy (1410–1479) was a daughter of Amadeus VIII of Savoy and Mary of Burgundy. By her three illustrious marriages, she held a number of titles, including Duchess of Anjou, Duchess of Calabria, Countess of Maine, Countess Palatine of the Rhine, and Countess of Württemberg. Margaret was one of seven children born to Amadeus VIII, Count of Savoy and his wife Mary of Burgundy. A few of her siblings included Louis, Duke of Savoy and Mary, Duchess of Milan. Her paternal grandparents were Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy and Bonne of Berry. Her maternal grandparents were Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy and Margaret III, Countess of Flanders. Margaret married firstly Louis, Duke of Anjou, the titular King of Naples. He was a son of Louis II of Anjou and Yolande of Aragon. Their first marriage contract is dated on 31 Mar 1431. She became known as the Duchess of Anjou. They had no children, and he died in 1434. In 1445, Margaret next married Louis IV, Count Palatine of the Rhine. He was a son of Louis III, Elector Palatine and his second wife Matilda of Savoy. Margaret became Countess Palatine of the Rhine through this alliance.

Personal details

Date of birth
1410
Date of death
September 30th, 1479 at age of 69
Place of death
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Family

1.House of Savoy

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Founder

Ruled from

1003

Kingdoms ruled

Spain
Kingdom of Italy
Duchy of Savoy
County of Savoy
Duke of Genoa
Kingdom of Sardinia

2.House of Wittelsbach

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Founder

Ruled from

1180

Kingdoms ruled

Kingdom of Bavaria
Electoral Palatinate of the Rhine

3.House of Württemberg

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Founder

Ruled from

1081

Kingdoms ruled

Württemberg

4.House of Valois-Anjou

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Kingdoms ruled

Kingdom of Naples
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Children

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