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Charles I, Prince of France12 MAR 1270 -- 16 DEC 1325avatar
Marguerite Princess of Naples, & Sicily1274 -- 31 DEC 1299avatar
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Charles II of Alençon

Birth1297
 
Occup1325-1346Count
Death1346
History1346
 
Battle of Crecy
killed in action
European Battles
Aged: 49 years
çCharles II of Alençon, called the Magnanimous (1297 "? August 26, 1346) was the second son of Charles of Valois and his first wife Margaret. He was Count of Alençon, Perche (1325"?1346), Count of Chartres and Count of Joigny (1335"?1336). He married in April 1314 Jeanne of Joigny, who succeeded her father John II as Countess of Joigny in 1335 but died on September 2, 1336. They had no children. He showed a marked, if foolhardy courage from the time of his first taking up arms (1324, in Aquitaine), and took part in the Battle of Cassel (1328). In December 1336, he married Maria de la Cerda (1310 "? November 19, 1379, Paris), the daughter of Fernando de la Cerda, Lord of Lara. They had five children: 1. Charles III of Alençon (1337 "? July 5, 1375, Lyon) 2. Philip of Alençon (1338"?1397, Rome), made Bishop of Beauvais in 1356, later Cardinal, Archbishop of Rouen, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Patriarch of Aquileia, and Bishop of Ostia and Sabina 3. Peter II of Alençon (1340 "? September 20, 1404) 4. Isabelle (1342 "? September 3, 1379, Poissy), became a nun 5. Robert of Alençon (1344"?1377), Count of Perche, married April 5, 1374 Jeanne, daughter of Viscount John I of Rohan Coat of arms of the counts and dukes of Alençon of the House of Valois. Coat of arms of the counts of Perche. He entered the War of the Breton Succession in 1340, and was subsequently killed at the Battle of Crécy. He was succeeded in Alençon by his son Charles, and in Perche by his son Robert.

Maria de La Cerda Y Lara, Lady of Lunel

Birth1310
 
Death1379
 
Aged: 69 years
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1

Charles III of 

1337  France, Normandy, Alencon  
2

Philip of 

1338  France, Normandy, Alencon  
3+

Peter II of 

1340  France, Normandy, Alencon Marie Chamaillart Viscountess of Beaumont-au-Ma 
4

Isabella of 

13423 SEP 1379  France, Normandy, Alencon  
5

Robert of 

13441377  France, Normandy, Alencon  
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  • Palace of Fontainbleu
 
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  1. Wikipedia
  2. Other: Gedcom Import: roberts.ged; Imported 12/12/2009;
  3. Website:Norvell Family of Virginia;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  1. Other: Gedcom Import: roberts.ged; Imported 12/12/2009;
  2. Website:Family Search Trees;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
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