Person:Gaston de Foix, Count of Candale (1)

Gaston de Foix, comte de Candale
d.25 Mar 1500
m. Abt 1440
  1. Catherine de Foix Candale - 1510
  2. Gaston de Foix, comte de Candale1448 - 1500
  3. Marguerite de Foix-Candale - Bet 1534 & 1536
  • HGaston de Foix, comte de Candale1448 - 1500
  • WCatherine de FoixAft 1460 - Bef 1494
m. 1469
  1. Anne of Foix-Candale1484 - 1506
m. 1494
  1. Alain de Foix
  2. Amanieu de Foix
  3. Louise de Foix
Facts and Events
Name Gaston de Foix, comte de Candale
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1448
Marriage 1469 to Catherine de Foix
Marriage Contract 30 Jan 1494 to Isabelle d'Albret
Marriage 1494 to Isabelle d'Albret
Death[1] 25 Mar 1500
Reference Number? Q840422?

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Gaston de Foix (1448 – 25 March 1500), Earl of Kendal and Count of Benauges, was a French nobleman in the last decades of the Middle Ages. He was a cadet member of the important Foix family in Southern France. He was a son of John de Foix, 1st Earl of Kendal and Margaret Kerdeston.

Gaston succeeded as the Count of Benauges in France. As an heir of John de Foix, Earl of Kendal, he also continued to claim that English peerage and therefore was styled Comte de Candale. He firstly married Infanta Catherine of Navarre, the youngest daughter of Gaston IV, Count of Foix, and Eleanor of Navarre. They had four children:

In 1494, he remarried with Isabelle of Albret, daughter of Alain I of Albret. They had four children:

  • Alain de Foix, married Françoise dite de Montpezat des Prez.
  • Louise de Foix (died 1534), married François de Melun, Count of Epinoy and Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece.
  • Amanieu de Foix (died 1541), Bishop of Carcassonne and Mâcon.
  • Marguerite de Foix.

He also had three illegitimate children.

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