Margaret of Bourbon (1438–1483)

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Margaret of Bourbon
Countess of Bresse
Lady of Bugey
Born (1438-02-05)5 February 1438
Died 24 April 1483(1483-04-24) (aged 45)
Spouse Philip II, Duke of Savoy
Issue Louise, Countess of Angoulême
Philibert II, Duke of Savoy
House Bourbon
Father Charles I, Duke of Bourbon
Mother Agnes of Burgundy

Margaret of Bourbon (5 February 1438 – 24 April 1483) was the daughter of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401–1456) and Agnes of Burgundy (1407–1476).

On 6 April 1472, she became the first wife of Philip II, Duke of Savoy (1443–1497).[1] Her children from this marriage were:

  1. Louise (1476–1531), married Charles d'Orléans, Count of Angoulême, had children including:
    1. Francis I of France[2] whose daughter Margaret of Valois married to Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy.[2]
    2. Marguerite of Navarre (1492–1549); Queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre
  2. Girolamo (1478)
  3. Philibert II (1480–1504)

She died on 24 April 1483 at the Chateau de Pont d'Ain.



  1. ^ Hand 2013, p. 220.
  2. ^ a b R.J. Knecht, Francis I, xvi.
  • Hand, Joni M. (2013). Women, Manuscripts and Identity in Northern Europe, 1350-1550. Ashgate Publishing Limited.