Charles, Count of Angoulême
|Charles d'Orléans, Count of Angoulême|
|Spouse(s)||Louise of Savoy|
|Noble family||House of Valois|
|Father||John, Count of Angoulême|
|Mother||Marguerite de Rohan|
|Died||1 January 1496|
Charles d'Orléans, Count of Angoulême (French: Charles d'Orléans, Comte d'Angoulême) (1459 – 1 January 1496) was a member of the French Orléans family descended from Louis I de Valois, Duke of Orléans, who was the son of Charles V of France. He was the son of John, Count of Angoulême and Marguerite de Rohan, and was Count of Angoulême from 1467-1496. He married the 11-year-old, Louise of Savoy, daughter of Philip the Landless and Margaret of Bourbon, on 16 February 1488. They had two children:
- Marguerite d'Angoulême (11 April 1492 – 21 December 1549)
- François d'Angoulême (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547), who became King of France as Francis I.
- Jeanne d'Angoulême (c. 1490 – after 1531/1538), married firstly Jean Aubin, Seigneur de Malicorne, and secondly, Jean IV de Longwy, Baron of Pagny, by whom she had three daughters. The youngest, Jacqueline de Longwy (died 28 August 1561), in her own turn married Louis III de Bourbon, Duke of Montpensier.
- Madeleine d'Angoulême, Abbess of Fontevrault (died 26 October 1543)
He also had an illegitimate daughter by mistress Jeanne Le Conte:
- Souveraine d'Angoulême (died 23 February 1551), married Michel III de Gaillard, Seigneur de Chilly. In 1534 Married French Ambassador Louis de Perreau, Sieur de Castillon.
|Ancestors of Charles, Count of Angoulême|
- Charles Cawley, Medieval Lands, France, Capetian Kings
Charles, Count of AngoulêmeBorn: 1459 Died: 1 January 1496
|Count of Angoulême
30 April 1467 – 1 January 1496
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