Antoine of Navarre

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King of Navarre
Reign 25 May 1555 – 17 November 1562
Predecessor Henry II
Successor Jeanne III
Co-monarch Jeanne III
Born (1518-04-22)22 April 1518
La Fère, Picardy, France
Died 17 November 1562(1562-11-17) (aged 44)
Les Andelys, Eure
Burial Vendôme
Spouse Jeanne III, Queen of Navarre
Issue Henry IV, King of France
Catherine, Hereditary Princess of Lorraine
House House of Bourbon
Father Charles, Duke of Vendôme
Mother Françoise of Alençon
Coat of Arms of Antoine de Bourbon and the Kings of Navarre.

Antoine de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme, also called Antoine of Navarre (22 April 1518 – 17 November 1562) was the King of Navarre through his marriage (jure uxoris) to Queen Jeanne III, from 1555 until his death.[1] He was the founder of the Royal House of Bourbon.[2] Antoine was the father of Henry IV of France.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Detlev Schwennicke, Europaische Stammtafeln, Neue Folge, Band II (Marburg: J. A. Saargardt, 1984), Tafel 28
  2. 2.0 2.1 The British Cyclopedia of Biography, Vol 1, ed. Charles Frederick Partington (London: W. Orr, 1837), p. 291