Agnès Sorel, la Dame de Beauté
Agnès Sorel was the first official royal mistress in France. She created a position that would be coveted by many other women through the centuries. When she meets Charles VII (Joanna d'Arc's king Cha...
Trobairitz
The trobairitz ([tɾuβajˈɾits]) were Occitan female troubadours of the 12th and 13th centuries, active from around 1170 to approximately 1260. The word trobairitz was first used in the 13th-century rom...
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Joan of Lusignan
Joan of Lusignan (1260 – 13 April 1323) was a French noblewoman. She succeeded her uncle, Guy de la Marche, Knt., sometime in the period, 1310/13, as Lady of Couche and Peyrat, but not as Counte...
Eudokia Komnene
Eudokia Komnene (or Eudocia Comnena) (Greek: Εὐδοκία Κομνηνή, Eudokia Komnēnē) (c. 1160 – c. 1203) was a niece of Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos, and wife of William VIII of Montpellier.Eudok...
Guiraude de Dax
Guiraude de Dax (fl. c. 1100–c. 1130) was a Gascon heiress whose name translates as Gertrude. She was the daughter of Arnaud III Raymond, vicomte de Dax, who died c. 1090.
Guiraude was marr...
Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou
Adelaide-Blanche of Anjou (c.  940 –1026) was the countess by marriage of Gévaudan and Forez, of Toulouse, of Provence, and of Burgundy; and queen consort of Aquitaine. She was the regent ...
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Alix, Duchess of Brittany
Alix of Thouars (5 September 1201 – 21 October 1221) (in Breton Alis) was hereditary Duchess of Brittany and 5th Countess of Richmond from 1203 to her death.
Alix was born on or sh...
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Bonne of Bourbon
Bonne of Bourbon (1341 – 19 January 1402) was a daughter of Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, and Isabella of Valois, and hence a sister of Joanna of Bourbon.
She became engaged to Amadeus VI, Count of Sa...
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Emma of Provence
Emma (estimate 975-1062) was a noblewoman, the daughter of Rotbold III of Provence and his wife Ermengarde. She inherited the title from her elder brother William III in 1037 and married William III o...
Grazide Lizier
Grazide Lizier née Fauré was a peasant in the Comté de Foix in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth century. A number of facts about her life are recorded in the Fournier Register, and her life, ...
List of consorts of Orléans

The Orléans part of the title comes from the city of Orléans, which was the capital of these kings. The Frankish kings in that region stopped calling themselves Kings of Orléans after they conqu...
List of consorts of Orléans - Wikipedia
Anne of France
Anne of France (or Anne de Beaujeu) (3 April 1461 – 14 November 1522) was the eldest daughter of Louis XI of France and his second wife, Charlotte of Savoy. Anne was the sister of King Charles ...
Anne of France - Wikipedia
Margaret of Anjou
Margaret of Anjou (French: Marguerite; 23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was the wife of King Henry VI of England. As such, she was Queen of England from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. Bo...
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Isabella de Coucy
Isabella (16 June 1332 – April 1379 or 17 June/5 October 1382), was the eldest daughter of King Edward III of England and Philippa of Hainault and the wife of Enguerrand de Coucy, Earl of Bedford, by ...
Joan the Lame
Joan of Burgundy (French: Jeanne; 24 June 1293 – 12 September 1348), also known as Joan the Lame (French: Jeanne la Boiteuse), was Queen of France as the first wife of King Philip VI. Joan ser...
Marguerite de La Rocque
Marguerite de La Rocque de Roberval (fl 1536–1542) was a French noblewoman who spent some years marooned on the Île des Démons in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, off the coast of Quebec. She became well ...
Marguerite de La Rocque - Wikipedia
Bertrade de Montfort
Bertrade de Montfort (c. 1070 – 14 February 1117) was the daughter of Simon I de Montfort and Agnes, Countess of Evreux. Her brother was Amaury de Montfort.According to the chronicler John of Marmouti...
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Sibylla of Burgundy, Duchess of Burgundy
Sybilla of Burgundy (1065–1103), Duchess consort of Burgundy, was a French noblewoman. She was a daughter of William I, Count of Burgundy and Stephanie of Barcelona. She was married to Eudes I, Duke o...
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Adelaide of Aquitaine
Adbelahide or Adele or Adelaide of Aquitaine (or Adelaide of Poitiers) (c. 945 or 952 – 1004) was the daughter of William III, Duke of Aquitaine and Adele of Normandy, daughter of Rollo of Norma...
Isabella of France, Dauphine of Viennois
For other persons named Isabella of France, see Isabella of France (disambiguation)Isabella of France and Burgundy (c. 1312 – April 1348) was the daughter of Philip V of France and Joan II, Countess o...
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Almucs de Castelnau
Almucs de Castelnau or Castelnou (c. 1140 – bef. 1184) was a trobairitz, that is a female troubadour, from a town near Avignon in Provence. Her name is also spelled Almuc, Amucs, Almois, Almurs,...
Adelaide of Burgundy, Duchess of Brabant
Adelaide of Burgundy (c. 1233 – 23 October 1273) was a daughter of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy, by his first wife Yolande of Dreux. She was a member of the House of Burgundy.
Adelaide's brother was...
Adelaide of Burgundy, Duchess of Brabant - Wikipedia