Blanche of Boulogne (1326–1360)

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Blanche of Boulogne (1326–1360)

Countess of Auvergne. Name variations: sometimes referred to as Jeanne of Boulogne or Joan of Boulogne. Born on May 8, 1326; died on September 29, 1360, at Château d'Argilly; daughter of Robert of Auvergne; married Philip Capet (d. 1346, son of Eudes IV of Burgundy), on September 26, 1338; became second wife of John II (1319–1364), king of France (r. 1350–1364), on February 19, 1350; children: (first marriage)Jeanne of Burgundy (1344–1360); Marguerite (b. 1345, died young); Philip of Rouvres (b. 1346), count of Artois. King John II's first wife wasBona of Bohemia (1315–1349).