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Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon

Agnes of Burgundy, Duchess of Bourbon

Duchess of Bourbon
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Duchess of Bourbon
Gender female
Death 1 December 1476
Mother: Margaret of Bavaria
Father: John the Fearless
Siblings: Marie of BurgundyDuchess of ClevesAnne of BurgundyMargaret of BurgundyDauphine of France
Spouse: Charles IDuke of Bourbon
Children: Isabella of BourbonCharles IIDuke of BourbonJohn IIDuke of BourbonPeter IIDuke of BourbonMarguerite de BourbonCatharine of BourbonJacques de BourbonMarie de Bourbon
The details

Agnes of Burgundy (1407 – 1 December 1476), duchess of Bourbon (Bourbonnais) and Auvergne, countess of Clermont, was the daughter of John the Fearless (1371–1419) and Margaret of Bavaria. Her maternal grandparents were Albert I, Duke of Bavaria and Margaret of Brieg. Her paternal grandparents were Philip the Bold and Margaret III, Countess of Flanders.

Marriage and issue

Agnes was married to Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401–1456), and together they had eleven children:

  • John of Bourbon (1426–1488), Duke of Bourbon
  • Mary of Bourbon (1428–1448), married in 1444 John II, Duke of Lorraine
  • Philip of Bourbon (1430–1440), Lord of Beaujeu
  • Charles of Bourbon (Château de Moulins 1434–1488, Lyon), Cardinal and Archbishop of Lyon and Duke of Bourbon
  • Isabella of Bourbon (1436–1465), married Charles, Duke of Burgundy. Isabella was mother of Mary of Burgundy.
  • Peter of Bourbon, (1438–1503, Château de Moulins), Duke of Bourbon
  • Louis of Bourbon (1438 – 30 August 1482, murdered), Bishop of Liège
  • Margaret of Bourbon (5 February 1439 – 1483, Château du Pont-Ains), married in Moulins on 6 April 1472 Philip II, Duke of Savoy
  • Catharine of Bourbon (Liège, 1440 – 21 May 1469, Nijmegen), married on 28 December 1463 in Bruges Adolf II, Duke of Guelders
  • Joanna of Bourbon (1442–1493, Brussels), married in Brussels in 1467 John II of Chalon, Prince of Orange
  • Jacques of Bourbon (1445–1468, Bruges), Count of Montpensier. Unmarried
  • Leguai, André, "Agnès de Bourgogne, duchesse de Bourbon (1405?-1476)," in Les ducs de Bourbon, le Bourbonnais et le royaume de France à la fin du Moyen Age (Société bourbonnaise des études locales: Yzeure, 2005), 145-60.


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