Charles III, Duke o Lorraine

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Charles III
Duke o Lorraine
Charles III, Duke of Lorraine, by studio of François Clouet.jpg
Charles III, o Lorraine frae the studio o François Clouet.
Born18 February 1543
Ducal Pailace o Nancy
Dee'd14 Mey 1608(1608-05-14) (aged 65)
SpouseClaude o Fraunce
Issue
HooseLorraine
FaitherFrancis I, Duke o Lorraine
MitherChristina o Denmark
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
Crown of a Duke of France.svg
Armoiries Lorraine-Vaudémont.png


Charles III, Duke o Lorraine (18 Februar 1543 – 14 Mey 1608), kent as "the Great", wis Duke o Lorraine frae 1545 until his daith.




Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 19 Januar 1559, he mairit Claude o Fraunce, dochter o Keeng Henri II o Fraunce an his spouse Catherine de' Medici.


Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Henry II, Duke o Lorraine (1563–1624)
  2. Christina o Lorraine (16 August 1565 – 19 December 1637) mairit Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed issue.
  3. Charles o Lorraine (1567–1607), Cardinal o Lorraine an Bishop o Metz (1578–1607), Bishop o Strasbourg (1604–1607).
  4. Antoinette o Lorraine (1568–1610) mairit Jean-Guillaume, Duke o Jülich-Cleves-Berg.
  5. Anne o Lorraine (1569–1576)
  6. Francis II, Duke o Lorraine (1572–1632)
  7. Catherine o Lorraine (1573–1648), Abbess o Remiremont.
  8. Elisabeth o Lorraine (1574–1635); mairit Maximilian I, Elector o Bavarie.
  9. Claude o Lorraine (1575–1576)