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John II of France

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John II
Portrait on wood panel around 1350, Louvre Museum
King of France
Reign22 August 1350 – 8 April 1364
Coronation26 September 1350
PredecessorPhilip VI
SuccessorCharles V
Born(1319-04-26)26 April 1319
Le Mans, France
Died8 April 1364(1364-04-08) (aged 44)
Savoy Palace, London, England
SpouseBonne of Bohemia
Joan I, Countess of Auvergne
IssueCharles V of France
Louis I, Duke of Anjou
John, Duke of Berry
Philip II, Duke of Burgundy
Joan, Queen of Navarre
Marie of Valois, Duchess of Bar
Isabella, Countess of Vertus
FatherPhilip VI of France
MotherJoan of Burgundy
ReligionRoman Catholic

John II (French: Jean II; 26 April 1319 – 8 April 1364), called John the Good (French: Jean le Bon), was a monarch of the House of Valois who ruled as King of France from 1350 until his death.[1]

John II was succeeded by his son, Charles, who reigned as Charles V of France, known as The Wise.

References[change | change source]

  1. Père Anselme, Histoire généalogique et chronologique de la Maison royale de France, des Pairs, grands Officiers de la Couronne et de la Maison du Roy... , 3e édition, Compagnie des Libraires, Paris, 1726, p. 105 [1]