François I the Restorer of Letters Capet-Valois-Orleans-Angoulême of France, King of France, was born 12 September 1494 in Château de Cognac, Cognac, France to Charles of Angoulême (1459-1496) and Louise de Savoie (1476-1531) and died 31 March 1547 in Château de Rambouillet, Rambouillet, France of unspecified causes. He married Claude of Orléans (1499-1524) 18 May 1514 JL in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France. He married Eleonore of Castile (1498-1558) 7 August 1530 JL . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, Italy, the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Belarus, the Netherlands, England, Switzerland, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.


Offspring of François I of France and Claude of Orléans (1499-1524)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Louise of Angoulême (1515-1517)
Charlotte of Angoulême (1516-1524)
François of Angoulême (1518-1536)
Henri II of Angoulême (1519-1559) 31 March 1519 Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Île-de-France, France 10 July 1559 Paris, Île-de-France, France Caterina de' Medici (1519-1589)
Catherine Michelle (?-?)
Filippa Duci (c1520-)
Janet Stewart (c1508-c1563)
Nicole de Savigny (c1535-1590)

Madeleine of Angoulême (1520-1537) 10 August 1520 Château of St. Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Île-de-France, France 7 July 1537 Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom James V of Scotland (1512-1542)

Charles of Angoulême (1522-1545)
Marguerite of Angoulême (1523-1574) 5 June 1523 Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 15 September 1574 Turin, Italy Emmanuel-Philibert de Savoie (1528-1580)

Namesakes of François I of Angoulême (1494-1547)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
François I of Angoulême (1494-1547)Château de Cognac, Cognac, FranceChâteau de Rambouillet, Rambouillet, FranceCharles of Angoulême (1459-1496)Louise de Savoie (1476-1531)Claude of Orleans (1499-1524)+Eleonore of Castile (1498-1558)
François II of Angoulême (1544-1560)Fontainebleau, Île-de-France, FranceOrléans, Centre-Val de Loire, FranceHenri II of Angoulême (1519-1559)Caterina de' Medici (1519-1589)Mary of Scotland (1542-1586)
François de Vendôme (1470-1495)Jean VIII de Vendôme (1428-1478)Isabelle de Beauvau (1436-1475)Marie de Luxembourg (c1462-1547)+Isabeau de Grigny (?-?)
François II de Bretagne (1433-1488)ClissonsCouëronRichard d'Etampes (1395-1438)Marguerite d'Orléans (1406-1466)Marguerite de Bretagne + Marguerite de Foix (aft1458-1486) + Antoinette de Maignelais
François I de Bretagne (1414-1450)Jean V de Bretagne (1389-1442)Jeanne de Valois (1391-1433)Yolande d'Anjou (1412-1440)+Isabella Stewart (1426-1494)
François d'Orléans (1818-1900)Neuilly-sur-Seine, FranceParis, FranceLouis Philippe of Orléans (1773-1850)Maria Amelia delle Duo Sicilie (1782-1866)Francisca of Brazil (1824-1898)

Common ancestors of François I of Angoulême (1494-1547) and Claude of Orléans (1499-1524)

  1. Albrecht von Wittelsbach (1336-1404)
  2. Blanche Marie de Savoie (1336-1387)
  3. Bonne of Bohemia (1315-1349)
  4. Charles II of Navarre (1332-1387)
  5. Charles V de Valois (1338-1380)
  6. Galeazzo II Visconti (c1320-1378)
  7. Gian Galeazzo Visconti (1351-1402)
  8. Isabella de Valois (1313-1383)
  9. Isabelle de Valois (1348-1372)
  10. Jean II de Valois (1319-1364)
  11. Jean IV de Bretagne (1339-1399)
  12. Jean de Montfort (1294-1345)
  13. Jeanne de Bourbon (1338-1378)
  14. Jeanne de Valois (1343-1373)
  15. Joanna of Flanders (c1295-1374)
  16. Joanna of Navarre (1370-1437)
  17. John, Duke of Burgundy (1371-1419)
  18. Louis of Orléans (1372-1407)
  19. Malgorzata von Brieg (c1342-1386)
  20. Margaret III of Flanders (1348-1405)
  21. Margaret of Bavaria-Straubing (1363-1423)
  22. Philip of Burgundy (1342-1404)
  23. Pierre I de Bourbon (1311-1356)
  24. Valentina Visconti (1371-1408)
    Common ancestors of François I of Angoulême (1494-1547) and Eleonore of Castile (1498-1558)
  1. Agnes of Burgundy (1407-1476)
  2. Charles I, Duke of Bourbon (1401-1456)
  3. Jean I de Bourbon (1381-1434)
  4. John, Duke of Burgundy (1371-1419)
  5. Margaret of Bavaria-Straubing (1363-1423)
  6. Marie de Berry (1370-1434)

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