Frederick I, Count of Vaudémont

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Frederick I, Count of Vaudémont
Born 1371
Died (1415-10-25)25 October 1415
Noble family House of Lorraine
Spouse(s) Margaret of Joinville
Father John I, Duke of Lorraine
Mother Sophie of Württemberg

Frederick of Lorraine (1371 – October 25, 1415 in the battle of Agincourt) was a Count of Vaudémont.

He was the son of Duke John I of Lorraine and younger brother of Charles II. In 1393, Frederick married Margaret the heiress of Vaudémont and Joinville, and became Count of these lands in her right. He founded the House of Vaudémont, a junior branch of the House of Lorraine.

His children were:

Dynastic problems in the senior line caused his great-grandson René of Vaudémont to become Duke of Lorraine as René II in 1473.

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