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  1. Jacquetta of Luxembourg (1415 or 1416 – 30 May 1472) was a prominent, though often overlooked, figure in the Wars of the Roses. Through her short-lived first marriage to the Duke of Bedford, brother of King Henry V, she was firmly allied to the House of Lancaster.

  2. Jacquetta of Luxembourg was the eldest child of the French Count of St Pol; her family descended from Charlemagne and were cousins to the Holy Roman Emperor. She grew up with war between France and England raging around her.

  3. Jacquetta of Luxembourg was accused of witchcraft and resented for her family's power. What was her involvement in the marriage of her daughter?

  4. Who was Jacquetta of Luxembourg? She is a little known, but quite important player in the early part of the Wars of the Roses. Here's her story.

  5. Apr 26, 2022 · "Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Countess Rivers (1415/1416 – 30 May 1472) was the eldest daughter of Peter I, Count of Saint-Pol, Conversano and Brienne and his wife Margaret de Baux (Margherita del Balzo of Andria). She was a relatively long-lived figure in the Wars of the Roses.

    • St. Pol
    • circa 1416
    • "Jacquette", "Jacqueline", "Jacoba"
    • St. Pol, Artois, France
  6. May 19, 2017 · Jacquetta of Luxembourg was the great-grandmother of King Henry VIII. She was the daughter of one of the oldest families in Luxembourg and northern France and could claim descent from Charlemagne. She would defy convention by marrying for love and beneath her station in life.

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  8. Feb 13, 2020 · Jacquetta of Luxembourg was born around 1416 as the daughter of Peter I of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol, Conversano and Brienne, and his wife Margaret of Baux. She probably spent her childhood in the north of France, which was then part of England.

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