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The Descendants of Rene II
Duke of Lorraine
(3 generations)
 
 

       Rene II
       Duke of Lorraine 1473-1477
       Born 2 May 1451
       Died 10 December 1508 Chateau de Fains
       Married (1) 9 September 1471 Div.1485
       Jeanne d'Harcourt, Comtesse de Tankarville, daughter of
       Guillaume d'Harcourt, Baron de Montgommery and Yolande de
       Laval
       Died 8 November 1488
       Married (2) 1 September 1485 Nancy
       Philippa van Egmond, daughter of Adolf van Egmond, Duke of
       Gelre 1473-1477 and Catherine de Bourbon
       Born circa 1465 Bruxelles
       Died 28 February 1547 Nancy
                 Children, Generation I
 
       Generation I
        (2) 1  Charles de Lorraine
               Born 17 August 1486
               Died young
 
            2  Francois de Lorraine
               Born 7 July 1487
               Died 1489
 
            3  Antoine II "le Bon"
               Duc de Lorraine et Bar 1508-1544
               Born 4 June 1489 Bar-le-Duc
               Died 14 June 1544 Bar-le-Duc
               Married 26 June 1515 Chateau d'Amboise
               Renee de Bourbon, Dame de Mercoeur, daughter of Gilbert de
               Bourbon, Comte de Montpensier and Clara Gonzaga
               Died 26 May 1539
               Buried St.Georges, Nancy
               Child by (a) NN
                         Children, Generation II-1  
 
            4  Anne de Lorraine
               Born 19 December 1490
               Died young
 
            5  Nicolas de Lorraine
               Born 9 April 1493
               Died young
 
            6  Isabelle de Lorraine
               Born 2 November 1494
               Died young
 
            7  Claude de Lorraine
               Duc de Guise
               Born 20 October 1496 Chateau de Conde-sur-Moselle
               Died 12 April 1550 Chateau de Joinville
               Married 9 June 1513 Paris
               Antoinette de Bourbon, daughter of Francois de Bourbon,
               Comte de Vendome, Comte de St.Pol and Marie de Luxembourg,
               Comtesse de St.Pol, Ligny et Enghien
               Born 25 December 1493 Chateau de Ham
               Died 22 January 1583 Chateau de Joinville
               Child by (a) NN
                         Children, Generation II-2   
 
            8  Jean de Lorraine
               Cardinal, Archbishop of Narbonne, Reims and Lyon
               Born 9 April 1498 Bar-le-Duc
               Died 10 May 1550
               Buried Cordeliers de Nancy
 
            9  Louis de Lorraine
               Comte de Vaudemont, Seigneur de Lambesc
               Born 27 April 1500 Bar-le-Duc
               Died 23 August 1528 Naples
 
            10 Catherine de Lorraine
               Born 24 November 1502
               Died young
 
            11 Claude de Lorraine
               Born 24 November 1502
               Died young
 
            12 Francois de Lorraine
               Seigneur de Lambesc
               Born 24 June 1506 Bar-le-Duc
               Died 24 February 1525 Pavia (in battle)
 
       II-1 (I-3)
            1  Francois I
               Duc de Lorraine et Bar 1544-1545
               Born 1517 Nancy
               Died 12 June 1545 Remiremont
               Buried Nancy, Convent des Cordeliers
               Married 10 July 1541 Bruxelles
               Princess Christine of Denmark, Regent of Lorraine
               1545-1552, daughter of Christian II, King of Denmark,
               Norway and Sweden 1513-1523 and Archduchess Isabella of
               Austria
               Born 1521
               Died 10 December 1590 Tortona, Italy
               Buried Nancy, Convent des Cordeliers
                         Children, Generation III-1
 
            2  Anne de Lorraine
               Born 25 July 1522
               Died 15 May 1568 Diest
               Married (1) 22 August 1540 Bar-le-Duc
               Rene de Chalon, Prince of Orange 1530-1544, son of Heinrich
               III, Count von Nassau and Claude de Chalon
               Born 5 February 1519 Breda
               Died 18 July 1544 St.Dizier (in battle)
               Married (2) 9 July 1548
               Philippe II de Croy, 1.Duc d'Aerschot, 1.Marquis de Renty,
               son of Henri de Croy, Seigneur de Croy, d'Araines and
               Charlotte de Chateaubriant des Roches Baritaud, Dame de
               Loigny
               Born 1496
               Died April 1549 Bruxelles
               Buried Avesnes
                         Children, Generation III-2
 
            3  Nicolas de Lorraine
               Duc de Mercoeur, Comte de Vaudemont
               Born 16 October 1524 Chateau de Bar-le-Duc
               Died 23 January 1577
               Buried Cordeliers de Nancy
               Married (1) 1 May 1549 Bruxelles
               Margaretha van Egmond, daughter of Jan van Egmond, 2.Count
               van Egmond and Francoise de Luxembourg, Comtesse de Gavre,
               Dame de Fiennes
               Born circa 1517
               Died 10 March 1554
               Married (2) 24 February 1555 Fontainebleau
               Jeanne de Savoie, daughter of Philippe de Savoie, Duc de
               Nemours and Charlotte d'Orleans-Longueville
               Born 1532
               Died 5 July 1568
               Married (3) 11 May 1569 Reims
               Catherine de Lorraine, daughter of Claude de Lorraine, Duc
               d'Aumale and Louise de Breze, Dame d'Anet
               Born 8 November 1550 Chateau de St.Germain
               Died 25 June 1606
                         Children, Generation III-3
 
            4  Jean de Lorraine
               Born 1526
               Died 1532
 
            5  Antoine de Lorraine
               Born 1528
               Died young
 
            6  Elisabeth de Lorraine
               Born 1530
               Died young
 
        (a) 7  Frederic de Calabria
               Married Isabelle d'Angevins
                         S.P.
 
       II-2 (I-7)
            1  Marie de Lorraine
               Born 22 November 1515 Bar-le-Duc
               Died 10 June 1560 Edinburgh Castle
               Married (1) 4 August 1534
               Louis II d'Orleans, Duc de Longueville, son of Louis I
               d'Orleans, Duc de Longueville, Marquis de Rothelin and
               Johanna von Baden
               Born 5 June 1510
               Died 9 June 1537
               Married (2) 12 June 1538 St.Andrews
               James V, King of Scots 1513-1542, son of James IV, King of
               Scots 1488-1513 and Margaret Tudor, Princess of England
               Born 10 April 1512 Linlithgow Palace
               Died 14 December 1542 Falkland Castle
                         Children, Generation III-4 
 
            2  Francois de Lorraine
               2.Duc de Guise
               Born 16 February 1519 Chateau Bar-le-Duc
               Died 24 February 1563 Chateau de Corney nr Orleans
               Married 4 December 1548 St.Germain-en-Laye
               Anne d'Este, Comtesse de Gisors, Dame de Montargis,
               daughter of Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Modena and Ferrara
               and Renee de France
               Born 16 November 1531
               Died 15 May 1607 Paris
               Buried Notre Dame d'Annecy
                         Children, Generation III-5
 
            3  Louise de Lorraine
               Born 10 January 1521 Chateau de Bar-le-Duc
               Died 18 October 1542
               Married 20 February 1542
               Charles de Croy, 2.Duc d'Aerschot, Prince de Chimay, son of
               Philippe II de Croy, 1.Duc d'Aerschot, 1.Marquis de Renty,
               and Anne de Croy, Princesse de Chimay
               Born 31 July 1522
               Died 24 June 1551 Chateau Quievraing (murdered)
                         S.P.
 
            4  Renee de Lorraine
               Abbesse de Saint Pierre Reims
               Born 2 September 1522 Chateau de Joinville
               Died 3 April 1602
 
            5  Charles de Lorraine
               Cardinal, Archbishop of Reims
               Born 17 February 1524 Chateau de Joinville
               Died 26 December 1574 Avignon
 
            6  Claude de Lorraine
               Duc d'Aumale
               Born 1 August 1526 Chateau de Joinville
               Died 3 March 1573 La Rochelle
               Buried Aumale
               Married 1 August 1547
               Louise de Breze, Dame d'Anet, daughter of Louis de Breze,
               Comte de Maulevrier, Baron du Bec-Crespin and Diane de
               Poitiers, Duchesse de Valentinois
               Born circa 1518
               Died January 1577
                         Children, Generation III-6
 
            7  Louis de Lorraine
               Cardinal, Bishop of Troyes, Albi, Metz
               Born 21 October 1527 Chateau de Joinville
               Died 29 March 1579 Paris
 
            8  Philippe de Lorraine
               Born 3 September 1529 Joinville
               Died 24 September 1529
 
            9  Pierre de Lorraine
               Born 3 September 1529 Joinville
               Died young
 
            10 Antoinette de Lorraine
               Abbess of Faremoutier
               Born 31 August 1531
               Died 24 March 1561
 
            11 Francois de Lorraine
               Born 18 April 1534 Chateau de Joinville
               Died 6 March 1563
 
            12 Rene de Lorraine
               Marquis d'Elboeuf
               Born 14 August 1536 Chateau de Joinville
               Died after 15 December 1566
               Married 3 February 1554
               Louise de Rieux, Comtesse d'Harcourt, daughter of Claude I
               de Rieux, Seigneur de Rieux et de Rochefort and Suzanne de
               Bourbon
               Born 1531
                         Children, Generation III-7
 
        (a) 13 Claude batard de Guise
               Abbe de Cluny
               Died 23 February 1512
 
      III-1 (II-1-1)
            1  Charles II
               Duc de Lorraine 1552-1608
               Born February 1543 Nancy
               Died 14 May 1608 Nancy
               Buried Nancy, Convent des Cordeliers
               Married 22 January 1559 Paris, Notre Dame
               Claude de France, daughter of Henri II, King of France
               1547-1559 and Catharina de' Medici
               Born 12 November 1547 Fontainebleau
               Died 21 February 1575 Nancy
               Child by (a) NN
 
            2  Renee de Lorraine
               Born 20 April 1544 Nancy
               Died 22 May 1602 Muenchen
               Buried Muenchen, Jesuit Church
               Married 22 February 1568 Wien
               Wilhelm V, Duke von Bayern 1579-1597, son of Albrecht V,
               Duke von Bayern 1550-1579 and Archduchess Anna of Austria
               Born 29 September 1548
               Died 17 February 1626
 
            3  Dorothee de Lorraine
               Born 24 May 1545 Chateau de Deneuvre
               Died 2 June 1621 Nancy
               Buried Cordeliers de Nancy
 
      III-2 (II-1-2)
        (1) 1  Marie de Chalon
               Born 1544
               Died 1544 3 weeks old
 
        (2) 2  Charles Philippe de Croy
               Marquis de Havre
               Born 1 September 1549 Bruxelles
               Died 25 November 1613 Bourgogne
               Buried Fenestrange
               Married 1580
               Diane de Dompmartin-Fontenay, Comtesse de Fontenay,
               daughter of Louis de Dompmartin-Fontenay, Baron de
               Fontenay-le-Chateau and Countess Philippa von der Marck
               Born October 1552
               Died after 14 October 1625

 
      III-3 (II-1-3)
        (1) 1  Marguerite de Lorraine
               Born 9 February 1550
               Died young
 
            2  Catherine de Lorraine
               Born 26 February 1551
               Died young
 
            3  Henri de Lorraine
               Born 9 April 1552
               Died young
 
            4  Louise de Lorraine
               Born 30 April 1553 Nomeny
               Died 29 January 1601 Moulins
               Buried Paris, Capucins
               Married 15 February 1575 Reims
               Henri III, King of France 1574-1589, son of Henri II, King
               of France 1547-1559 and Catharina de' Medici
               Born 19 September 1551
               Died 2 August 1589 St.Cloud (murdered)
               Buried St.Denis
                         S.P.
 
        (2) 5  Philippe Emmanuel de Lorraine
               Duc de Mercoeur
               Born 9 September 1558 Nancy
               Died 19 February 1602 Nuernberg
               Married 12 July 1576 Paris
               Marie de Luxembourg, Duchesse de Penthievre et d'Etampes,
               daughter of Sebastien de Luxembourg, Duc de Penthievre, Duc
               d'Etampes and Marie de Beaucaire, Dame de Puy-Guillon
               Born 12 February 1562 Lamballe
               Died 6 September 1623
               Buried Capucins de Paris
 
            6  Charles de Lorraine
               Cardinal, Bishop of Verdun and Toul
               Born 20 April 1561
               Died 29 October 1587 Paris
               Buried Cordeliers de Nancy
 
            7  Jean de Lorraine
               Born 14 September 1563 Deneuvre
               Died young
 
            8  Marguerite de Lorraine
               Born 14 May 1564 Chateau de Nomeny
               Died 20 September 1625
               Married (1) 24 September 1581 Paris
               Anne, 1.Duc de Joyeuse, son of Guillaume II de Joyeuse,
               8.Vicomte de Joyeuse and Marie de Batarnay
               Born 1561
               Died 20 October 1587 Coutras (in battle)
               Married (2) 31 March 1599
               Francois de Luxembourg, Duc de Piney-Luxembourg, son of
               Antoine de Luxembourg, Comte de Ligny and Marguerite de
               Savoie
               Died 20 September 1613
                         S.P.
 
            9  Claude de Lorraine
               Born 12 April 1566
               Died young
 
            10 Francois de Lorraine
               Marquis de Chaussin
               Born 15 September 1567
               Died 1592 (or 1596)
 
        (3) 11 Henri de Lorraine
               Comte de Chaligny, Prince du St.Empire
               Born 31 July 1570 Nancy
               Died 26 November 1600 Wien
               Married 19 September 1585 * Reims
               Claude de Moy, Marquise de Moy, Comtesse de Cerny, daughter
               of Charles, 1.Marquis de Moy and Catherine de Suzanne,
               Comtesse de Cerny
               Born 1572 Chateau de Thugny
               Died 3 November 1627 Charleville (Convent)
 
            12 Christine de Lorraine
               Born 24 September 1571
               Died young
 
            13 Antoine de Lorraine
               Bishop of Toul, Abbe de Beaulieu
               Born 27 August 1572
               Died 1587 Mayence
 
            14 Louise de Lorraine
               Born 27 March 1575 Nancy
               Died young
 
            15 Eric de Lorraine
               Abbe de Moyenmoutier et de St.Vanne
               Born 14 March 1576 Nancy
               Died 27 April 1623 Nancy
               Buried Capucins de St.Nicolas de Port
               Married circa 1605
               NN de Vatam
                         S.P.
 
      III-4 (II-2-1)
        (1) 1  Francois III d'Orleans
               Duc de Longueville
               Born 30 October 1535
               Died 22 September 1551
 
            2  Louis de Longueville d'Orleans
               Born 4 August 1536
               Died 7 December 1536
 
        (2) 3  James Stewart
               Duke of Rothesay
               Born 22 May 1540 St.Andrew
               Died April 1541 St.Andrews
 
            4  Arthur Stewart
               Duke of Albany
               Born April 1541 Falkland Castle
               Died April 1541 eight days old
 
            5  Mary Stewart
               Queen of Scots
               Born 7 December 1542 Linlithgow Palace
               Died 8 February 1587 Fotheringay Castle (beheaded)
               Married (1) 24 April 1558 Paris, Notre Dame
               Francois II, King of France 1559-1560, son of Henri II,
               King of France 1547-1559 and Catharina de' Medici
               Born 19 January 1544 Fontainebleau
               Died 5 December 1560 Orleans
               Married (2) 29 July 1565 Holyrood
               Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, son of Matthew Stuart, 13th
               Earl of Lennox, Regent of Scotland and Lady Margaret
               Douglas
               Born 7 December 1545 Temple Newsome
               Died 10 February 1567 Kirk O'Field (murdered)
               Married (3) 15 May 1567 Holyrood
               James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Duke of Orkney, son of
               Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell and Agnes Sinclair
               Born 1536
               Died 14 April 1578 Malmoe, Sweden
 
      III-5 (II-2-2)
            1  Henri I de Lorraine
               Duc de Guise, Prince de Joinville
               Born 31 December 1550
               Died 23 December 1588 Chateau de Blois (murdered)
               Married 4 October 1570 Paris
               Catherine of Cleves, Comtesse d'Eu, daughter of Francois de
               Cleves, Duc de Nevers and Marguerite de Bourbon
               Born circa 1548
               Died 11 May 1633 Paris
               Buried d'Eu
 
            2  Catherine de Lorraine
               Born 18 July 1552 Joinville
               Died 6 May 1596 Paris
               Buried Reims, St.Pierre
               Married 4 February 1570
               Louis III de Bourbon, Duc de Montpensier, son of Louis de
               Bourbon, Prince de La Roche-sur-Yon and Louise de Bourbon,
               Comtesse de Montpensier
               Born 10 June 1513
               Died 23 September 1582 Chateau de Champagny
                         S.P.
 
            3  Charles de Lorraine
               Duc de Mayenne, pair de France
               Born 26 March 1554
               Died 4 October 1611
               Married 6 August 1576
               Henriette de Savoie, Marquise de Villars, daughter of
               Honor� II de Savoie, Marquis de Villars, Comte de Tende et
               de Sommerive and Jeanne Francoise de Foix
               Died 14 November 1611 Soissons
               Buried Soissons Cathedral
 
            4  Louis de Lorraine
               Cardinal, Archbishop-Duke of Reims
               Born 6 July 1555 Dampierre
               Died 24 December 1588 Chateau de Blois (murdered)
               Child by Marie de Loscherenne
 
            5  Antoine de Lorraine
               Born 25 April 1557
               Died 16 January 1560
 
            6  Francois de Lorraine
               Born 31 December 1559
               Died 24 October 1573
 
            7  Maximilien de Lorraine
               Born 25 October 1562
               Died 1567
 
      III-6 (II-2-6)
            1  Henri de Lorraine
                Comte de Saint Vallier
               Born 21 September 1549
               Died August 1559
 
            2  Catherine de Lorraine
               Born 8 November 1550 Chateau de St.Germain
               Died 25 June 1606
               Married 11 May 1569 Reims
               Nicolas de Lorraine, Duc de Mercoeur, Comte de Vaudemont,
               son of Antoine II "le Bon", Duc de Lorraine et Bar
               1508-1544 and Renee de Bourbon, Dame de Mercoeur
               Born 16 October 1524 Chateau de Bar-le-Duc
               Died 23 January 1577
               Buried Cordeliers de Nancy
 
            3  Madeleine Diane de Lorraine
               Born 10 February 1554
               Died in infancy
 
            4  Charles de Lorraine
               Duc d'Aumale
               Born 25 January 1555
               Died 1631 Bruxelles, in exile
               Married 10 November 1576 Chateau de Joinville
               Marie de Lorraine, daughter of Ren� de Lorraine, Marquis
               d'Elboeuf and Louise de Rieux, Comtesse d'Harcourt
               Born 21 August 1555
               Died circa 1603
 
            5  Diane de Lorraine
               Born November 1558
               Died before 1599
               Married 13 November 1576
               Francois de Luxembourg, Duc de Piney-Luxembourg, son of
               Antoine de Luxembourg, Comte de Ligny and Marguerite de
               Savoie
               Died 20 September 1613
 
            6  Antoinette de Lorraine
               Born 9 June 1560 Nancy
               Died young
 
            7  Antoinette Louise de Lorraine
               Abbesse at Soissons
               Born 29 September 1561
               Died 24 August 1643
 
            8  Antoine de Lorriane
               Comte de Saint Vallier
               Born 1 November 1562
               Died young
 
            9  Claude de Lorraine
               Abbe de St. Pere Chartres
               Born 13 February 1564
               Died 3 January 1591
 
            10 Marie de Lorraine
               Abbesse at Chelles
               Born June 1565
               Died 27 January 1627
 
            11 Charles de Lorraine
               Born 24 December 1566
               Died 7 May 1568 Paris
               Buried Paris, Church des Filles-Dieu
 
      III-7 (II-2-12)
            1  Marie de Lorraine
               Born 21 August 1555
               Died circa 1603
               Married 10 November 1576 Chateau de Joinville
               Charles de Lorraine, Duc d'Aumale, son of Claude de
               Lorraine, Duc d'Aumale and Louise de Breze, Dame d'Anet
               Born 25 January 1555
               Died 1631 Bruxelles, in exile
 
            2  Charles I de Lorraine
               1.Duc d'Elboeuf, pair de France
               Born circa 18 October 1556 Chateau de Joinville
               Died 4 August 1605 Moulins
               Buried St.Louis de La Saussaye
               Married 5 February 1583 *
               Marguerite de Chabot, Dame et Comtesse de Charny, daughter
               of Leonor Chabot, Comte de Charny et de Buzancais and
               Francoise de Rye, Dame de Longvy et de Rye
               Born 1565
               Died 29 September 1652 Paris, Hotel d'Elboeuf
 
 
 

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