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Encyclopedia > Louis de Valois, Duke of Orléans

Louis de Valois (March 13, 1372November 23, 1407) was Duke of Orléans from 1392 to his death. He was also Count and afterwards Duke of Valois, Duke of Touraine (1386-1392), Count of Blois (1391-1407), Dunois, Angoulême (1404-1407), Périgord, Dreux and Soissons. Louis was son of King Charles V of France and Joanna of Bourbon and younger brother of Charles VI. In 1389, Louis married Valentina Visconti, daughter of Gian Galeazzo, Duke of Milan. March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Events Births March 13 - Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, son of king Charles V of France Princess Beatrice of Portugal, heiress to the throne during the 1383-1385 Crisis Deaths Categories: 1372 ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Events November 20 - A solemn truce between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspicies of John, Duke of Berry. ... Duke of Orléans is one of the most important titles in the French peerage, dating back at least to the 14th century. ... Events Korean founder of the Joseon Dynasty General Yi Seonggye leads a coup détat, overthrowing the kingdom of Goryeo and founding the kingdom of Joseon Afyonkarahisar in western Turkey is conquered by Sultan Beyazid I Louis de Valois is created the 1st Duke of Orléans, the second time... The County of Blois was centred on Blois, south of Paris. ... Comte Jean de Dunois (Jean dOrléans) (November 23, 1402 - November 24, 1468) was the bastard of Louis dOrléans (Duc dOrléans 1372-1407) and Mariette dEnghien. ... Angouleme (Angoumois) in western France was part of the Carolingian empire as the kingdom of Aquitaine. ... Périgord (  pronunciation) is a former province of France, corresponding to the current Dordogne département, now forming the northern part of the Aquitaine région. ... Dreux is a town and commune in northwest France, in the Eure-et-Loir département. ... The city of Soissons in the Aisne département, Picardie, France on the Aisne River is about 60 miles northeast of Paris and is one of the most ancient cities of France, and is probably the ancient capital of the Suessiones. ... Charles V the Wise ( French: Charles V le Sage) ( January 31, 1338 – September 16, 1380) was king of France ( 1364 to 1380) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... Charles VI the Well-Beloved, later known as the Mad ( French: Charles VI le Bien-Aimé, later known as le Fol) ( December 3, 1368 – October 21, 1422) was a King of France ( 1380 – 1422) and a member of the Valois Dynasty. ... Events February 24 - Margaret I seizes Albert, thus becoming ruler of Denmark, Norway and Sweden June 15 - Battle of Kosovo between Serbs and Ottomans. ... Valentina Visconti (died December 4, 1408) was the wife of Louis de Valois, Duke of Orléans, the brother of Charles VI of France. ... Giangaleazzo Visconti (1351-1406) was the first Duke of Milan and he ruled the city for much of the early Renaissance. ... This page lists rulers of Milan from the 13th century to the present. ...

Louis had an important political role during the Hundred Years' War. With the increasing insanity of his elder brother Charles the Mad (who suffered from bipolar disorder), Louis disputed the regency and guardianship of the royal children with John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy. The enmity between the two was public and a source of political unrest in the already troubled France. Louis had the initial advantage, being of royal blood, but his character and rumour of an affair with consort queen Isabella of Bavaria-Ingolstadt made him extremely unpopular. For the following years, the children of Charles VI were successively kidnapped and recovered by both parts, until the Duke of Burgundy managed to be appointed by royal decree guardian of the dauphin and regent of France. A map of Europe in the 1430s, at the height of the Hundred Years War The Hundred Years War was a 116-year-long armed conflict between the Kingdom of England and France, beginning in 1337 and ending in 1453. ... Bipolar Affective Disorder, also known as manic depression, BPAD, or BP is a mood disorder resulting in unusually extreme highs and lows of an individuals mood, i. ... For the insecticide Regent, see Regent (insecticide) A regent is an acting governor. ... John I of Valois (May 28, 1371 in Dijon – killed September 10, 1419 on the bridge of Montereau), also known as the Fearless was duke of Burgundy from 1404 to 1419. ... The following is a list of the Dukes of Burgundy Richard of Autun, the Justicier ( 880– 921) Rudolph of Burgundy (king of France from 923) ( 921– 923) Hugh the Black ( 923– 952) Gilbert of Chalon ( 952– 956) Odo of Paris ( 956- 965) Otto-Henry the Great ( 965– 1002) Otto-William... Isabeau de Bavière (also Isabella of Bavaria-Ingolstadt) (September 24, 1371 - 1422) was a Queen of France (1380 - 1422) after marrying Charles VI of France, a member of the Valois Dynasty, on July 17, 1385. ... The Dauphin was the heir apparent to the throne of France under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties. ...

Louis did not gave up and took every effort to sabotage John's rule, including squandering the money raised for the relieve of Calais, then occupied by the English. After this episode, John and Louis broke into open threats and only the intervention of John of Valois, Duke of Berry and uncle of both men, avoided a civil war. On November 20, 1407 a solemn reconciliation was vowed in front of the court of France, but only three days later, Louis was assassinated in the streets of Paris, under orders of the Duke of Burgundy. This article is about the French city. ... John of Valois, the Magnificent, (November 30, 1340 – March 15, 1416) was Duke of Berry and Auvergne and Count of Poitiers and Montpensier. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events November 20 - A solemn truce between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspicies of John, Duke of Berry. ...

Louis' descendents

By his marriage with Valentina Visconti:

  • Charles, Duke of Orléans (1391-1465), father of King Louis XII of France
  • Philip, Count of Vertus (1396-1420)
  • John, Count of Angouleme (1400-1467), grandfather of King Francis I of France
  • Margaret, Countess of Vertus (1406-1466), married Richard of Brittany, Count of Etampes
  • plus four boys and two girls, who died in childhood

His illegitimate son John of Orléans is the ancestor of the Dukes of Longueville Charles of Valois, Duc dOrléans (November 24, 1394 – January 5, 1465) became Duke of Orléans in 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis of Valois. ... Louis XII Louis XII the Father of the People (French: Louis XII le Père du Peuple) (June 27, 1462 - January 1, 1515) was King of France from 1498-January 1, 1515. ... Francis I (French: François Ier) (September 12, 1494 – July 31, 1547), called the Father and Restorer of Letters (French: le Père et Restaurateur des Lettres), was crowned King of France in 1515 in the cathedral at Reims and reigned until 1547. ... Comte Jean de Dunois (Jean dOrléans) (November 23, 1402 - November 24, 1468) was the bastard of Louis dOrléans (Duc dOrléans 1372-1407) and Mariette dEnghien. ...



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