Jeanne of Burgundy (1293–1348)

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Jeanne of Burgundy (1293–1348)

Queen of France. Name variations: Jeanne de Bourgogne; Joan of Burgundy; countess of Valois; called The Lame. Born in 1293; died on September 12, 1348, in Paris, France (some sources cite 1349); daughter of Robert II, duke of Burgundy, andAgnes Capet (1260–1327, daughter of Louis IX of France); sister ofMargaret of Burgundy (1290–1315); became first wife of Philip VI of Valois (1293–1350), king of France (r. 1328–1350), in July 1313; children; Jean also known as John II the Good or Le Bon (1319–1364), king of France (r. 1350–1364); Louis (d. 1328); Louis (d. 1330); Jean or John (d. 1333); Philip (1336–1375), count of Beaumont, count of Valois, duke of Orléans. Philip VI's second wife wasBlanche of Navarre (1331–1398).

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