Blanche of Valois (baptised Marguerite; 1317–1348) was a Queen consort of Germany and Bohemia by her marriage to King and later Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. She was the youngest daughter of Charles of Valois and his third wife Mahaut of Châtillon .
Blanche was born around 1316, as the youngest daughter of Charles, Count of Valois, and his third wife, Matilda of Chatillon. Blanche’s father was a French prince – he was the second son of Philip III, King of France. Blanche’s name at birth was Margaret, but she was always called Blanche, allegedly because of her fair hair.
Blanche of Valois (c. 1316–?) Holy Roman empress. Born around 1316; daughter of Mahaut de Chatillon (d. 1358) and Charles I, count of Valois (1270–1325, son of Philip III, king of France); half-sister of Philip VI of Valois (1293–1350), king of France (r. 1328–1350), and Jeanne of Valois (c. 1294–1342); first wife of Charles IV Luxemburg (1316–1378), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1347–1378).
Blanche of Valois (1317-1348) was the Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, the wife of Emperor Charles IV. Blanche was the daughter of Charles of Valois and the sister of Philip VI of France, and her marriage to Charles IV consolidated an alliance between the House of Valois of France and the House of Luxembourg of Germany and Bohemia .
Mahaut of Châtillon. Blanche of Valois(baptised Marguerite; 1317–1348) was a Queen consort of Germany and Bohemia by her marriage to King and later Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV. She was the youngest daughter of Charles of Valoisand his third wife Mahaut of Châtillon. YouTube Encyclopedic.
Dec 11, 2017 · Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia married four times. His first wife was Blanche of Valois. They both met as children at the French court. The marriage of Blanche and Charles was one of four royal marriages that tied the Bohemian royal family to the French royal family in the 14th century.
Oct 03, 2011 · Blanche was devastated and France was in shock; now the crown passed to the hands of a twelve year old boy. Margaret de Valois (1429-1482) was an Angevin princess who married an English king as a consequence of a French peace treaty in the middle of the fifteenth century. In her role as the queen of England, Margaret would set a new benchmark ...