Catherine de Foix, Queen of Navarre

18 April 1468–12 February 1517 (Age 48)
Foix, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France

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When Catherine de Foix, Queen of Navarre was born on 18 April 1468, in Foix, Ariège, Midi-Pyrénées, France, her father, Gaston V de Foix, vicomte de Castelbon, prince de Viane, was 24 and her mother, Madeleine de France, was 24. She married Jean III d'Albret on 14 June 1484, in Orthez, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 12 February 1517, in Mont-de-Marsan, Landes, Aquitaine, France, at the age of 48, and was buried in Lescar, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France.

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Jean III d'Albret
Catherine de Foix, Queen of Navarre
Marriage: 14 June 1484
Princesse Anne D'Albret de Navarre
Galéran Navarre
Isabelle D' Albret
Princesse Madeleine d'Albret de Navarre
Princesse Catherine d'Albret de Navarre
Princess Joan Jeanne d'Albret of Navarre
Princesse Quitterie d'Albret de Navarre
Prince d'Albret de Navarre
Prince André Phoebus d'Albret de Navarre
Henri II d'Albret Roi de Navarre
Monseigneur Pierre d'Albret de Navarre
Princesse Bonaventure d'Albret de Navarre
Prince Martin d'Albret de Navarre
Prince François d'Albret de Navarre
Prince Charles d'Albret de Navarre
Princesse Isabelle Isabeau de Navarre d'Albret Comtesse de Rohan

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    14 June 1484Orthez, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France
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    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Jacques, Anatole, Angelle, Camille, Marcelle.French: habitational name from Navarre (see Navarra ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Catherine Countess de Foix, Katalina Queen of Navarre, Viscountess of Béarn

    Catherine de Foix...Catherine (Basque: Katalina) (1468 – 12 February 1517), Queen of Navarre, reigned from 1483 until 1517. She was also Duchess of Gandia, Montblanc, and Peñafiel, Countess of Foix, B …

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    • Catherine de Foix, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Ancestry Family Trees
    • Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current

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