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Anne de Beaujeu
Anne de Beaujeu

Anne of France (or Anne of Beaujeu) (Genappe, April 146114 November 1522, Chantelle), was the daughter of Louis XI, King of France and his second queen consort, Charlotte of Savoy. Image File history File links Anne_Beaujeu. ... Genappe is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... November 14 is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 47 days remaining until the end of the year. ... Events January 9 - Adrian Dedens becomes Pope Adrian VI. February 26 - Execution by hanging of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan under orders of conquistador Hernán Cortés. ... Chantelle is a commune in the Allier département in France. ... Louis XI the Prudent (French: Louis XI le Prudent) (July 3, 1423 – August 30, 1483), also informally nicknamed luniverselle aragne (old French for universal spider), or the Spider King, was King of France (1461–1483). ... King George V of the United Kingdom and his consort, Queen Mary A queen consort is the wife and consort of a reigning king. ... Charlotte de Savoie (1445-1483), daughter of Louis the Pious (also known as Louis I), and Anne of Chypre-Lusignan, married Louis de France, future Louis XI, on November 14, 1451, who, in spite of her virtues, neglected her. ...


Anne was originally betrothed to Nicholas, Duke of Lorraine and was created Viscountess of Thouars in 1468 in anticipation of the marriage. However, Nicholas broke the engagement to pursue Mary of Burgundy and then died unexpectedly in 1473, prompting Louis to take back the fief. That same year, Anne married Peter II, Duke of Bourbon instead. Nicholas of Anjou (1448 - 1473, in Nancy) was Duke of Lorraine from 1470 to his death. ... Thouars is a town and commune of France, situated in the département of Deux-Sèvres in the Poitou-Charentes région. ... Events Baeda Maryam succeeds his father Zara Yaqob as Emperor of Ethiopia Births February 29 - Pope Paul III (died 1549) Juan del Encina, Spanish poet, dramatist and composer Charles I of Savoy John, Elector of Saxony (died 1532) Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Franciscan prelate and first bishop of Mexico... Mary of Burgundy Mary (February 13, 1457 – March 27, 1482), duchess of Burgundy, was the only child of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, and his wife Isabella of Bourbon. ... Events Ottoman sultan Mehmed II defeats the White Sheep Turkmens lead by Uzun Hasan at Otlukbeli Axayacatl, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan invades the territory of neighboring Aztec city of Tlatelolco. ... Peter II of Bourbon (1438 – 1503) was Duke of Bourbon and Auvergne from 1488 to his death, following his elder brothers John II and Charles II, Archbishop of Lyon. ...


During the minority of Anne's brother, Charles VIII, King of France, Peter and Anne held the regency of France. This regency extended from 1483 until 1491, and together Peter and Anne maintained the royal authority and the unity of the kingdom against the Orléans party. Charles VIII the Affable (French: Charles VIII lAffable) (June 30, 1470 – April 7, 1498) was King of France from 1483 to his death. ... // High public office A regent, from the Latin regens who reigns is anyone who acts as head of state, especially if not the monarch (who has higher titles). ...


Anne's regency overcome many difficulties, including unrest amongst the magnates who had suffered under Louis XI, King of France's oppressions. Concessions, many of which sacrificed Louis's favourites, were made, and land was restored to many of the hostile nobles, including the future Louis XII, King of France, then known as the Duke of Orléans. Louis XI the Prudent (French: Louis XI le Prudent) (July 3, 1423 – August 30, 1483), also informally nicknamed luniverselle aragne (old French for universal spider), or the Spider King, was King of France (1461–1483). ... Louis XII the Father of the People (French: Louis XII le Père du Peuple) (June 27, 1462 – January 1, 1515) was King of France 1498 – January 1, 1515. ... Duke of Orléans is one of the most important titles in the French peerage, dating back at least to the 14th century. ...


Anne made the final treaty ending the Hundred Years' War, the Treaty of Etaples and, in 1491 (despite Austrian and English opposition), arranged the marriage of her brother Charles to Anne, Duchess of Brittany, in order to attach Brittany to the French crown. When Charles ended the regency in 1491, both Anne and Peter fell victim to the wrath of the new queen, whose duchy's independence had been compromised. Combatants England Burgundy Brittany Portugal Navarre Flanders Hainault Aquitaine Luxembourg France Castile Scotland Genoa Majorca Bohemia Aragon The Hundred Years War was a conflict between England and France, lasting 116 years from 1337 to 1453. ... The Peace of Etaples was signed between Charles VIII of France and Henry VII of England on November 9, 1492. ... // Events December 6 - King Charles VIII marries Anne de Bretagne, thus incorporating Brittany into the kingdom of France. ... Picture of the statue of Anne of Britanny located near the castle in Nantes, France Anne of Brittany (January 25, 1477 – January 9, 1514) was also known as Anna of Brittany and Anne de Bretagne. ... Traditional coat of arms Modern flag (Gwenn-ha-du) Historical province of Brittany région of Bretagne, see Bretagne. ...


Peter died in 1503, and the couple's only daughter Suzanne, Duchess of Bourbon, succeeded him. Anne, however, had always been the more dominant member in her marriage and remained the administrator of the Bourbon lands after his death, protecting them from royal encroachment. 1503 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Suzanne of Bourbon (1491 – 1521) was Duchess of Bourbon and Auvergne from 1503 to her death. ...


Suzanne married another Bourbon prince, Charles of Montpensier, Constable of France, who later became Charles III, Duke of Bourbon. The couple, however, remained childless, and Suzanne unfortunately predeceased her mother. When Anne herself died in 1522, her own line and that of her father became extinct. A descendant of Anne's aunt, Anne of Laval, was considered to be her heir. The Constable of France (French conn̩table de France, from Latin comes stabulari for count of the stables), as the First Officer of the Crown, was one of the original five Great Officers of the Crown of France (along with seneschal, chamberlain, butler, and chancellor) and Commander in Chief of... Charles III of Bourbon-Montpensier (February 17, 1490 Р1527 in Rome) was Count of Montpensier and Dauphin of Auvergne. ...

Preceded by:
Viscountess of Thouars
1468–1473
with Nicholas
Succeeded by:
to royal domain

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Anne of France (or Anne of Beaujeu) (Genappe, April 1461 14 November 1522, Chantelle), was the daughter of Louis XI, King of France and his second queen consort, Charlotte of Savoy.
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