René the Good King Capet-Anjou of Naples, Duke of Anjou, Count of Provence, Count of Piedmont, Duke of Bar, Duke of Lorraine, King of Naples, was born 16 January 1409 in Angers to Louis II of Naples (1377-1417) and Yolande of Aragon (1384-1442) and died 10 July 1480 in Aix-en-Provence of unspecified causes. He married Isabelle de Lorraine (1400-1453) 1419 JL . He married Jeanne de Laval (1433-1498) 10 September 1454 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996). Ancestors are from Spain, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, the United States, Belarus.


Offspring of René of Naples and Isabelle de Lorraine (1400-1453)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jean II de Lorraine (1425-1470)
René of Anjou (1426-1426)
Louis of Anjou (1427-1443)
Nicolas of Anjou (1428-c1429)
Yolande of Anjou (1428-1483) 2 November 1428 23 March 1483 Ferry II de Vaudémont (1428-1470)

Margaret of Anjou (1430-1482) 23 March 1430 Pont-à-Mousson 25 August 1482 Anjou Henry VI of England (1421-1471)

Charles of Anjou (1431-1432)
Isabelle of Anjou (c1433-c1434)
Louise of Anjou (1436-c1437)
Anne of Anjou (1437-c1438)

Common ancestors of René of Naples (1409-1480) and Isabelle de Lorraine (1400-1453)

  1. Beatrix of Flanders (-1307)
  2. Charles de Valois (1270-1325)
  3. Eleanor of Anjou (1289-1341)
  4. Elisabeth von Kärnten (1298-aft1347)
  5. Euphemia of Legnica (c1278-1347)
  6. Frederick III of Sicily (1272-1337)
  7. Guy I de Blois (c1298-1342)
  8. Hugh II de Châtillon (-1307)
  9. Marguerite d'Anjou et Maine (1274-1299)
  10. Marguerite de Valois (1295-1342)
  11. Otto III. von Kärnten (c1265-1310)
  12. Peter II of Sicily (1305-1342)
    Common ancestors of René of Naples (1409-1480) and Jeanne de Laval (1433-1498)
  1. Arthur II de Bretagne (1262-1312)
  2. Bonne of Bohemia (1315-1349)
  3. Jean II de Valois (1319-1364)

Namesakes of René of Naples (1409-1480)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
René of Naples (1409-1480)AngersAix-en-ProvenceLouis II of Naples (1377-1417)Yolande of Aragon (1384-1442)Isabelle de Lorraine (1400-1453) + Jeanne de Laval (1433-1498)
René d'Alençon (1454-1492)Alençon, FranceJean II d'Alençon (1409-1476)Marie d'Armagnac (1420-1473)Marguerite d'Harcourt (-1488)+Marguerite de Lorraine (1463-1521)
René di Parma (1894-1962)Schwarzau am Steinfelde, AustriaHellerup, DenmarkRoberto I di Parma (1848-1907)Maria Antónia of Portugal (1862-1959)Margrethe of Denmark (1895-1992)

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