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 Clemence de Hongerie

Clemence de Hongerie

Birth
Naples, Città Metropolitana di Napoli, Campania, Italy
Death 12 Oct 1328 (aged 35)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Saint-Denis, Departement de Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France
Memorial ID 21063 · View Source
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French Queen, wife of King Louis X. Daughter of Charles I d'Anjou and Klementine of Habsburg. The ship that was supposed to bring her to France sank. She saved her live but lost all her jewels. On August 19. 1315, five days after his first wife Marguerite de Bourgogne died in prison Louis X married Clemence. On August 24. they where crowned in Reims. She was pregnant when Louis suddenly died in June 1316 in Vincennes. Her brother in law, Philippe de Poitiers, claimed the regency. In November she gave birth to a son, that was named Jean I (John) the Posthumous. The child died five days after his birth during his christening. She moved to a monastery in Aix. Later she returned to Paris where she died. Her heart was buried in Aix.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21063
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clemence de Hongerie (8 Feb 1293–12 Oct 1328), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21063, citing Saint Denis Basilique, Saint-Denis, Departement de Seine-Saint-Denis, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .