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Charles IV de Bourbon

Charles
Duke of Vendôme

18th-century portrait of the Duke of Vendôme
Spouse Françoise d'Alençon
Issue
Antoine, King of Navarre
Francis, Count of Enghien
Charles, Archbishop of Rouen
John, Count of Soissons
Louis, Prince of Condé
Full name
Charles de Bourbon
House House of Bourbon
Father Francis, Count of Vendôme
Mother Marie de Luxembourg
Born 2 June 1489
Château de Vendôme, France
Died 25 March 1537(1537-03-25) (aged 47)
Amiens, France

Charles de Bourbon (2 June 1489– 25 March 1537) was a French prince du sang and military commander at the court of Francis I of France. He is notable as the paternal grandfather of King Henry IV of France.

Biography

Charles was born at the Château de Vendôme, the son of François, Count of Vendôme and Marie de Luxembourg.[1] On 18 May 1513, he married Françoise d'Alençon, daughter of René, Duke of Alençon.[2] They had thirteen children:

In 1514, Charles was named a peer of France and elevated from Count of Vendôme to Duke of Vendôme.[3] His sons Antoine, Duke of Vendôme and Louis, Prince de Condé, became powerful military leaders on opposite sides in the French Wars of Religion, and his grandson became King Henry IV of France. Charles died at Amiens in 1537 at the age of 47.

Notes

References

Kingdom of France portal
  • Bulletin de la commission historique et archéologique de la Mayenne, Jan. 1878, Imprimerie De Leon Moreau, 1885.
  • The Encyclopædia Britannica, Vol.27, Ed. Hugh Chisholm, 1911.
  • Achaintre, Nicolas Louis, Histoire généalogique et chronologique de la maison royale de Bourbon,Vol.1, Rue de L'École de Médecine, 1825.

Ancestors

Patrilineal descent

Succession

Preceded by
Francis I
Count of Vendôme
1495–1514
Succeeded by
title was elevated to peerage-duchy
Preceded by
title was elevated from countship
Duke of Vendôme
1514–1537
Succeeded by
Antoine de Bourbon
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