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Anne of Auvergne, Dauphine of Auvergne and Countess of Forez[1]

Female 1358 - 1417  (59 years)


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  • Name Anne of Auvergne  
    Suffix Dauphine of Auvergne and Countess of Forez 
    Born 1358 
    Gender Female 
    Acceded 15 May 1372 
    Countess of Forez 
    • was Dauphine of Auvergne and Countess of Forez as well as Dame de Mercoeur in her own right and was Duchess of Bourbon by her marriage.

      On 15 May 1372, Anne's uncle, John Count of Forez, died leaving no children. Anne was his heir, as all of John's siblings had died including Anne's mother Jeanne and she had been the only one to leave a child, namely Anne. At the time of her accession, Anne was still only a minor (aged fourteen) so her grandmother, Joan of Clermont, acted as regent until Anne reached her majority, at which time she ruled together with Louis.
    Died 22 Sep 1417  Moulins Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Person ID I44583  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2013 

    Father Beraud II, Dauphin of Auvergne,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jeanne of Forez,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F12744  Group Sheet

    Family Louis II the Good de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbonnais,   b. 4 Aug 1337,   d. 19 Aug 1410  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1368 
    • Anne was betrothed to her cousin Louis when she was ten years old. The marriage contract was signed at Montbrison on 4 July 1368 and the pair were married in person at Ardes in January 1370. Due to the fact that the couple were cousins, a papal dispensation was required; this was granted to them by the Pope on 15 September 1370.«u»[«/u»
    Children 
     1. John I de Bourbon, Duke of Bourbonnais,   b. Mar 1380,   d. 5 Feb 1434  (Age ~ 53 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5426  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Anna of Auvergne, wife of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon
    Anna of Auvergne, wife of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon
    Anne as Duchess of Bourbon
    Anna of Auvergne, wife of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon
    Anna of Auvergne, wife of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon
    Anne as Duchess of Bourbon

  • Sources 
    1. [S1728] Wikipedia-The Free Encyclopedia, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page the free encyclopedia).