Emmanuel Philibert, Duke o Savoy

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Emmanuel Philibert
Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy (1580).jpg
Duke o Savoy
Ring 17 August 1553 – 30 August 1580
Predecessor Charles III
Successor Charles Emmanuel I
Born 8 July 1528
Château de Chambéry, Chambéry
Dee'd 30 August 1580(1580-08-30) (aged 52)
Ducal Pailace, Turin, Italy
Buirial Chapel o the Haly Shroud
Spouse Marguerite o Fraunce
Issue Charles Emmanuel I, Duke o Savoy
Full name
Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia
Hoose Hoose o Savoy (main line)
Faither Charles III o Savoy
Mither Infanta Beatrice o Portugal
Releegion Roman Catholic
Seegnatur Emmanuel Philibert's signature
Lesser coat of arms of the Kingdom of Italy (1890).svg


Emmanuel Philibert, Duke o Savoy 8 Julie 1528 – 30 August 1580) wis Duke o Savoy frae 1553 tae 1580. He is remembered for the Italianisation o the Hoose o Savoy, as he recovered the savoyard state which haed been invaded an occupied bi Fraunce while hw wis a child) following the Battle of Saunt Quentin in 1557 an subsequently moved the capital tae Turin an made Italian the official language in Piedmont.



Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

He wis a suitor o Lady Elizabeth Tudor but they niver mairit. He mairit Marguerite o Fraunce, daughter o Francis I o Fraunce on 9 Julie 1559.

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Charles Emmanuel I, Duke o Savoy mairit Caterina Micaela o Austrick, Infanta o Spain an haed childer.


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