Jeanne I (Navarre) de Navarre
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Jeanne (Navarre) de Navarre (1273 - 1305)

Jeanne (Jeanne I) "Juana Reina de Navarra, Comtesse de Champagne, Reine de France" de Navarre formerly Navarre aka de Navarra, de Champagne
Born in Bar-sur-Seine, Champagne, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 16 Aug 1284 in Notre Dame De Paris,Paris,Seine,Francemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chateau de Vincennes, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jun 2011
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Biography

Note - names

Jeanne was Queen of Navarre (Reina de Navarra) and should perhaps be known as Juana. However the rulers of Navarre at this stage were a French family, who were also Counts/esses of Champagne, which is where Jeanne was born.

Birth

Date: 1272-01
Place: Bar-Sur-Seine,Aube,,France

Imported only 1272 from Birth Date and marked as uncertain.

Biography

Joan I of Navarre

Other languages

Joan I (also known as Jeanne I and Juana I) (14 January 1273[1] – 31 March/2 April 1305),[2] the daughter of king Henry I of Navarre and Blanche of Artois, reigned as queen regnant of Navarre and also served as queen consort of France.

Life

Joan was born in Bar-sur-Seine on 14 January 1273. The following year 1274, upon the death of her father, she became Countess of Champagne and Queen regnant of Navarre. Her mother Queen Blanche was her guardian and regent in Navarre. Various powers, both foreign and Navarrese, sought to take advantage of the minority of the heiress and the "weakness" of the female regent, which caused Joan and her mother to seek protection at the court of Philip III of France.

At the age of 10 (based on the date of birth above), Joan married the future Philip IV of France on 16 August 1284, becoming queen of France a year later. Their three surviving sons would all rule as kings of France, in turn, and their only surviving daughter, Isabella became queen consort of England. Queen Joan founded the famous College of Navarre in Paris.

Joan was described as having been a plump, plain woman, whereas her beautiful daughter Isabella resembled her father more in physical appearance.[3] As regards her character, Joan was bold, courageous, and enterprising. She even led an army against the Count of Bar when he rebelled against her.

Joan died in 1305, allegedly in childbirth, though one chronicler accused her husband of having killed her. Her personal physician was the inventor Guido da Vigevano.

Issue

With Philip IV of France:

  1. Margaret (1288 – c. 1294)
  2. Louis X of France, King Louis I of Navarre from 1305, France from 1314 (October 1289 – 5 June 1316)
  3. Blanche (1290 – c. 1294)
  4. Philip V of France and Navarre (as Philip II) (1292/93 – 3 January 1322)
  5. Charles IV of France and Navarre (as Charles I) (c. 1294 – 1 February 1328)
  6. Isabella (c. 1295 – 23 August 1358), married Edward II of England
  7. Robert (1297 – July 1308)

Sources

  • ROYAL ANCESTRY by Douglas Richardson Vol. I, page 397
  • Royal Ancestry by Douglas Richardson Vol. III page 32


  1. ^ Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, Kings of Navarre
  2. ^An annotated index of medieval women. Markus Wiener Publishers. 1992. Retrieved 2010-03-25.
  3. ^ Costain[full citation needed], p.82; Weir[full citation needed], p.12.

*Wikipedia: Joan I of Navarre (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_I_of_Navarre : accessed 27 jun 2013)

    • Doherty, P.C. Isabella and the Strange Death of Edward II



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Surname at birth ought to be Blois.
posted by Scott Hutchins
Her name was Joan not Jeanne. Please produce a record that show Jeanne.
posted by Joseph Lastowski
Plntagenet-1 and Navarre-49 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same death date, same approx. birth date. Please merge into Navarre-49 and use those sourced dates.

Jeanne I is 22 degrees from Jaki Erdoes, 20 degrees from Wallis Windsor and 8 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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