John I , Duke of Bourbon
m. 19 Aug 1371
- John I , Duke of Bourbon
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Jean de Bourbon (1381–1434) was Duke of Bourbon, from 1410 to his death and Duke of Auvergne since 1416. He was the eldest son of Louis II and Anne of Auvergne. Through his mother, John inherited the County of Forez.
John was captured at the Battle of Agincourt and died a prisoner in London.
In 1400 in Paris, he married Marie, Duchess of Auvergne, daughter of John, Duke of Berry, who inherited the Auvergne title from her father. They had three sons:
- Charles de Bourbon (1401–1456), Duke of Bourbon
- Louis of Bourbon (1403–1412, Paris), Count of Forez
- Louis de Bourbon (1405–1486), Count of Montpensier
John's illegitimate daughter Margaret married Rodrigo de Villandrando.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 John I, Duke of Bourbon, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- JEAN de Bourbon, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
- Jean I de Bourbon, Duc de Bourbon, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.