Antoine de Bourbon, king of Navarre

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Antoine de Bourbon, king of Navarre

Spanish: Antonio de Borbón, rey de Navarra, French: Antoine de Bourbon, roi de Navarre
Also Known As: "Anthony of Bourbon"
Birthplace: La Fère, Picardie, France
Death: November 17, 1562 (44)
Les Andelys, Haute-Normandie, France
Place of Burial: St. Georges, Vendome, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles IV de Bourbon, duc de Vendôme and Françoise de Bourbon, duchesse de Beaumont
Husband of Jeanne III d'Albret, queen of Navarre
Partner of Louise de la Béraudière du Rouhet
Father of Henri de Bourbon, duke of Beaumont; Henry IV the Great, king of France; Louis de Bourbon, comte de Marle; Madeleine de Bourbon; Catherine de Bourbon, Madame de France and 1 other
Brother of Marie de Bourbon; Marguerite de Bourbon; François de Bourbon, comte d'Enghien; Charles de Bourbon, cardinal-archevêque de Rouen; Renée de Bourbon, abbesse de Chelles and 5 others
Half brother of Renée d'Orléans, comtesse de Dunois and Jacques de Dunois

Occupation: Duke of Vendôme (1537-1562), King of Navarre by marriage (1555-1562);
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About Antoine de Bourbon, king of Navarre


The baseness of one man had ruined the==which promised so much for France and for America. But there were others in the Protestant ranks, tried and trusted leaders, who stood ready for a. second venture, upon Coligny's bidding ; and the harbors of Bretagne and Normandy swarmed with men as ready to follow. The times also, if not brighter, were more opportune. The Huguenots, as they now began to be called, had become a recognized power in the land ; with two princes of the blood—Antoine, kinof of Navarre, and his brother, Louis, prince of Conde—at their head. There was a lull in the storm of persecution. Nearly thirty-seven years had passed since Jean Leclerc, the first con- picuous martyr of the Reformation in France,

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Antoine de Bourbon, king of Navarre's Timeline

April 22, 1518
La Fère, Picardie, France
December 13, 1553
Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
November 17, 1562
Age 44
Les Andelys, Haute-Normandie, France
Age 43
St. Georges, Vendome, France