Philip of Savoy Duke Of NEMOURS

Male 1490 - 1533  (43 years)


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  • Name Philip of Savoy Duke Of NEMOURS  [1
    • Philip of Savoy, Duke of Nemours was a French nobleman. He was a son of Philip II, Duke of Savoy, and his second wife Claudine de Brosse. He was a half-brother of Louise of Savoy, the mother of Francis I of France. He was the founder of the Nemours branch of the house of Savoy which eventually settled in France.

      Originally destined for the priesthood, he was given the bishopric of Geneva at the age of vie, but resigned it in 1510, when he made count of Genevois. He served under Louis XII, with whom he was present at the battle of Agnadello (1509), under the emperor Charles V in 1520, and finally under his nephew, Francis I.

      In 1528 Francis gave him the duchy of Nemours and married him to Charlotte of Orleans, a daughter of Louis l'Orleans, Duke of Longueville. they had two children:

      Joanna (1532-1568), who married Nicolas, Duke of Mercoeur as his second wife, and had 6 children with him

      Jacques, Duke of Nemours [1]
    Born 1490  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Nov 1533  [1
    Person ID I41068  Main Tree
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2019 

    Father Philip II Duke Of SAVOY,   b. 05 Feb 1438,   d. 07 Nov 1497  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Claudina De Brosse Of BRITTANY,   b. 1450,   d. 1513  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Aft 1483 
    Family ID F18466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte of ORLEANS 
    Children 
    +1. Jacques of Savoy, 2nd Duke NEMOURS,   b. 12 Oct 1531,   d. 15 Jun 1585  (Age 53 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Joanna of SAVOY,   b. 1532,   d. 1568  (Age 36 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F508  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S03581] Wikipedia Encyclopedia.