Person:Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours (1)

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Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours
b.Abt 1433
d.4 Aug 1477
m. 28 Jul 1429
  1. Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of NemoursAbt 1433 - 1477
  2. Jean d'Armagnac
  • HJacques d'Armagnac, Duke of NemoursAbt 1433 - 1477
  • WLouise d'Anjou1445 - 1470
  1. Jean d'Armagnac, duc de Nemours1467 - 1500
  2. Louis d'Armagnac, duc de Nemours1472 - 1503
  3. Jacques d'Armagnac - 1477
  4. Marguerite d'Armagnac - 1503
  5. Charlotte d'Armagnac - 1504
  6. Catherine d'Armagnac - 1487
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Name Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1433
Alt Birth[2] 1437
Marriage Contract 12 Jun 1462 Poitiers, Vienne, Franceto Louise d'Anjou
Death[1] 4 Aug 1477
Burial[2] Paris, Paris, Franceéglise des Cordeliers
Reference Number? Q1335576?


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Jacques d'Armagnac (4 August 1477), duke of Nemours, was the son of Bernard d'Armagnac, count of Pardiac, and Eleanor of Bourbon-La Marche.

While styled Count of Castres, he served under Charles VII of France in Normandy in 1449 and 1450, and afterwards in Guienne. Louis XI awarded him with honours. In 1462, Jacques succeeded his father, and Louis XI married him to his god-daughter, Louise of Anjou, daughter of Charles of Le Maine.[1] Louis XI also recognized his title to the duchy of Nemours, which he had disputed with the King of Navarre.

Sent by Louis to pacify Roussillon, Nemours felt that he had been insufficiently rewarded for the rapid success of this expedition, and joined the League of the Public Weal in 1465. Subsequently, he reconciled with Louis, but soon resumed his intrigues. After twice pardoning him, the king's patience became exhausted, and he besieged the duke's chateau at Carlat and imprisoned him. Nemours was treated with the utmost rigour, being shut up in a cage. He was finally condemned to death and beheaded, 4 Aug 1477.[2][1]

He and Louise had six children:

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Jacques d'Armagnac, Duke of Nemours, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 JACQUES d'Armagnac, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.