Duchess consort of Guise

Lady of Guise

Non hereditary, 950–?

Elder House of Guise, ?–1185

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Consort Ceased to be Consort Death Husband
Ada of Roucy Hildouin IV de Montdidier, Count of Roucy
(Montdidier)
- Geoffrey
Adelinde de Montmorency Bouchard III, Lord of Montmorency
(Montmorency)
- Guy I
Adélaïde de Soupir  ? - Bouchard II

House of Avesnes, 1185–1244

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Consort Ceased to be Consort Death Husband
Margaret, Countess of Blois Theobald V, Count of Blois
(Blois)
1170 after 1200 11 July 1244
husband's death
12 July 1230 Walter III

House of Châtillon, 1244–1404

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Consort Ceased to be Consort Death Husband
Alix of Brittany John I, Duke of Brittany
(Dreux)
6 June 1243 11 December 1254 28 June 1279
husband's death
2 August 1288 John I
Beatrice of Flanders Guy, Count of Flanders
(Dampierre)
1270 1287 19/29 January 1291
husband's accession
1307
husband's death
after 1307 Hugh
Margaret of Valois Charles of Valois
(Valois)
1295 6 October 1310 July 1342 Guy II
Joan, Duchess of Brittany Guy de Dreux, Count of Penthièvre
(Dreux)
1319 4 June 1337 12 August 1342
husband's accession
1360
titles passed to daughter and son-in-law
10 September 1384 Charles

House of Valois-Anjou, 1404–1417

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Consort Ceased to be Consort Death Husband
Yolande of Aragon John I of Aragon
(Barcelona)
11 August 1384 2 December 1400 12 November 1404
husband's accession
29 April 1417
husband's death
14 November 1442 Louis II

Countess of Guise

House of Valois-Anjou, 1417–1425

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Husband
Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine Charles II, Duke of Lorraine
(Lorraine)
1400 24 October 1420 1425
County ceased by the English and given to the House of Luxembourg
28 February 1453 René

House of Luxembourg, 1425–1472

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Husband
Jeanne de Béthune, Viscountess of Meaux Robert VIII de Béthune, Viscount of Meaux
(Béthune)
1397 23 November 1418 1425
husband's ascension
5 January 1441
husband's death
end of 1449 Charles I
Jeanne de Bar, Countess of Marle and Soissons Robert of Bar, Count of Marle and Soissons
(Scarponnois)
1415 16 July 1435 5 January 1441
husband's ascension
1444
Taken by the Crown and given back to the Valois-Anjou on the conditions that Louis' sister will marry Charles I as his consort.
14 May 1462 Louis I

House of Valois-Anjou, 1444–1481

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Husband
Isabelle of Luxembourg Peter of Luxembourg, Count of Saint-Pol
(Luxembourg)
1458 May 1444 10 April 1472
husband's death
1472, or after Charles I
Jeanne de Lorraine Frederick II of Vaudémont
(Vaudémont)
1458 21 January 1474 25 January 1480 Charles II
Reverted to the Crown 1481–1491

House of Armagnac, 1491–1520

None, although its only Count was betrothed to Françoise of Alençon

House of Guise, 1520–1528

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Husband
Antoinette de Bourbon Francis, Count of Vendôme
(Bourbon-La Marche)
25 December 1493 9 June 1513 1520
title conferred by the Conference of Paris
1528
Became Duchess
22 January 1583 Claude

Duchess of Guise

House of Guise, 1528–1688

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Husband
Antoinette de Bourbon Francis, Count of Vendôme
(Bourbon-La Marche)
25 December 1493 9 June 1513 1528
Became Duchess
12 April 1550
husband's death
22 January 1583 Claude
Anna d'Este Ercole II d'Este
(Este)
16 November 1531 29 April 1548 12 April 1550
husband's accession
24 February 1563
husband's death
17 May 1607 Francis
Catherine of Cleves, Countess of Eu Francis I, Duke of Nevers
(De la Marck)
1548 4 October 1570 23 December 1588
husband's assassination
11 May 1633 Henry I
Henriette Catherine, Duchess of Joyeuse Henri de Joyeuse
(Joyeuse)
8 January 1585 6 January 1611 30 September 1640
husband's death
25 February 1656 Charles
Anna Maria Gonzaga Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua
(Gonzaga-Nevers)
1616 1639 30 September 1640
husband's accession
1641
divorce
6 July 1684 Henry II
Honorée de Berghes, Countess of Bossut - - 11 November 1641 1643
divorce
August 1679
110px Élisabeth Marguerite d'Orléans, Duchess of Alençon and Angoulême Gaston de France, Duke of Orléans
(Bourbon)
26 December 1646 15 June 1667 30 July 1671
husband's death
17 March 1696 Louis Joseph

House of Wittelsbach, 1688–1723

None

House of Bourbon, 1709–1830

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Duchess Ceased to be Duchess Death Husband
Louise-Françoise de Bourbon, Légitimée de France Louis XIV of France 1 June 1673 25 May 1685 1 April 1709
husband's accession
4 March 1710
husband's death
16 June 1743 Louis
Marie Anne de Bourbon François Louis, Prince of Conti
(Bourbon-Conti)
18 April 1689 9 August 1713 21 March 1720 Louis Henri
Caroline of Hesse-Rotenburg Ernest Leopold, Landgrave of Hesse-Rotenburg
(Hesse-Rotenburg)
18 August 1714 24 July 1728 27 January 1740
husband's death
14 June 1741
Charlotte de Rohan Charles, Prince of Soubise
(Rohan)
7 October 1737 3 May 1753 4 March 1760 Louis Joseph
Maria-Caterina di Brignole-Sale Maria-Caterina di Brignole-Sale
(Brignole-Sale)
7 October 1737 24 October 1798 13 May 1818
husband's death
18 March 1813
Bathilde d'Orléans Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(House of Orléans)
9 July 1750 24 April 1770 13 May 1818
husband's accession
10 January 1822 Louis Henri Joseph

Afterwards, the title was extinghuished and no longer bestowed. It returned to the royal domain. Louis Henry though left his estate to his godson, Prince Henri, Duke of Aumale. He was bestowed with the personal title of Duke of Guise by Louis-Philippe I, King of the French, his grandfather, in 1847.

See also

Kingdom of France portal
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