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  1. Isabeau of Bavaria (or Isabelle; also Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt; c. 1370 – September 1435) was queen of France between 1385 and 1422. She was born into the House of Wittelsbach as the only daughter of Duke Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt and Taddea Visconti of Milan. At age 15 or 16, Isabeau was sent to the young King Charles VI of ...

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    Isabeau of Bavaria 15th-century miniature showing Queen's Isabeau's 1435 funeral cortege on the Seine, from the chronicle of Martial d'Auvergne Personal details Born c. 1370 Died 1435 (aged 64–65) Paris Spouse(s) Charles VI of France Religion Roman Catholicism

    Isabeau's parents were Duke Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt and Taddea Visconti, whom he married for a 100,000 ducat dowry. She was most likely born in Munich where she was baptized as Elisabeth at the Church of Our Lady. Hers was the ancient and well-established Wittelsbach family, descended from Charlemagne, and she was great-granddaughter to the Wittelsbach Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV. At that period Bavaria was the most powerful of the German states and divided between members of the House...

    Isabeau's coronation was celebrated on 23 August 1389 with a lavish ceremonial entry into Paris. Her second cousin and sister-in-law Valentina Visconti, who had married her own cousin Louis of Orléans (Charles' younger brother), two years earlier by proxy and papal dispensation, arrived in style escorted across the Alps from Milan by 1,300 knights carrying personal luxuries such as books and a harp. The noblewomen in the coronation procession were dressed in lavish costumes with thread-of ...

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    Isabeau of Bavaria (also Isabella of Bavaria-Ingolstadt; c. 1370 – 24 September 1435) was Queen consort of France (1385-1422) as spouse of King Charles VI of France, a member of the Valois Dynasty. She assumed a prominent role in public affairs during the disastrous later years of her husband's reign.

    Isabeau of Bavaria was the daughter of Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt and Taddea Visconti. Her paternal grandparents were Stephen II, Duke of Bavaria (a son of Emperor Louis IV) and Elisabeth of Sicily (whose name Isabella received), daughter of king Frederick III of Sicily and his wife Eleanor of Anjou. Eleanor was herself a daughter of Charles II of Naples and Maria Arpad of Hungary. Maria was a daughter of Stephen V of Hungary and Elizabeth of the Cumans (whose namesake her great-granddaug...

    The role of Isabeau of Bavaria in French history has caused her to be the subject of barbed attacks from the pens of a variety of historians through the centuries. These attacks stem from skewed interpretations of her important role in the negotiations with England that resulted in the Treaty of Troyes (1420) and from simple acceptance of the rumors of her marital infidelity that were started in Paris 1422-1429 during the English occupation. These rumors were started in an attempt to throw doubt...

  2. Aug 21, 2015 · Queen Isabeau of Bavaria was designated by King Charles VI of France to act as regent when he was rendered incapacitated during his bouts of mental illness. She would strive to train and prepare her son Louis, Duke of Guyenne for his future role as king.

  3. Isabeau of Bavaria was one of France's most despised queens. She was a German princess. born in 1371, the daughter of Stephen III of Bavaria and Thaddaea Visconti . In 1385, Isabeau married the French king Charles VI as part of a political alliance between Bavaria and France. Isabeau succeeded in the primary duty of a queen, to provide heirs to ...

  4. Nov 21, 2016 · Queens Regent – Isabeau of Bavaria. A regent is “a person appointed to administer a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent or is incapacitated.”. Isabeau of Bavaria was born circa 1370 as the daughter of Duke Stephen III of Bavaria-Ingolstadt and Taddea Visconti. She was first proposed as a bride for Charles VI of France in 1383.

  5. Queen Isabeau of Bavaria Facts. 1. Show Me the Money. Isabeau of Bavaria was from the noble House of Wittelsbach. Silly name, but big flex. Isabeau was directly related to a Holy Roman Emperor, and her mother Taddea Visconti married into the family with a massive 100,000-ducat dowry.

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