Yolande o Fraunce

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Yolande o Fraunce
Dedication by Guillaume Fichet of his book Rhetorica to Yolande of France, Duchess of Savoy.jpg
Dedication bi the theologian Guillaume Fichet o his book Rhetorica to Yolande of France, Duchess of Savoy (1471)
Duchess o Savoy
Consort29 Januar 1465 – 30 Mairch 1472
Born23 September 1434
Dee'd23 August 1478(1478-08-23) (aged 43)
SpouseAmadeus IX, Duke o Savoy
IssueAnne, Princess o Squillace
Philibert I, Duke of Savoy
Charles I, Duke o Savoy
FaitherCharles VII o Fraunce
MitherMarie o Anjou

Yolande o Fraunce (23 September 1434 – 23 August 1478) wis a Duchess o Savoy bi mairiage tae the Duke Amadeus IX o Savoy, an regent o Savoy during the minority o her son Philibert I o Savoy frae 1472 until 1478. She wis named in honour o her grandmither, Yolande o Aragon.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

She wis a dochter o Keeng Charles VII o Fraunce, "The Victorious," an Marie o Anjou. She mairit Amadeus IX, Duke o Savoy in 1452.

Her spouse became duke o Savoy in 1465, making her duchess. Her husband's retiring disposition and epilepsy left her in control of the state, to struggle with the Savoyard barons.

Regency[eedit | eedit soorce]

After the death of her spouse in March 1472, she became regent for her son Philibert until her own death. Like her brither Charles, she wis an ally tae Charles, Duke o Burgundy, against her own brither Louis XI o Fraunce. Efter the humiliation o Burgundy at the Battle o Grandson in 1476, the duke accused her o being in league with Louis an imprisoned her. Efter her release, she made peace with her brither an remained on good terms with him until her daith.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Louis o Savoy (1453)
  2. Anne o Savoy (1455–1480), mairit Frederick o Naples (1452–1504), prince o Altamura
  3. Charles o Savoy (1456–1471), Prince o Piedmont
  4. Maria o Savoy (1460–1511) mairit Philip o Hachberg-Sausenberg (1454–1503)
  5. Louise o Savoy (1462–1503), mairit Hugh de Chalon
  6. Philibert I, Duke o Savoy (1465–1482)
  7. Bernard o Savoy (1467)
  8. Charles I, Duke o Savoy (1468–1490)
  9. James Louis o Savoy (1470–1485), Count o Genevois, France
  10. John Claude Galeazzo o Savoy (1472)