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Léonor d'Orléans, duc de Longueville

Léonor d'Orléans (1540 – 7 August 1573) was duc de Longueville, prince of Châtellaillon, marquis of Rothelin, count of Montgommery and of Tancarville, visount of Abberville, Melun, count of Neufchâtel and of Valangin, was governor of Picardy and Normandy and one of the military leaders of the French Wars of Religion. He succeeded his first cousin, François III d'Orléans as duc de Longueville.

He married Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Estouteville (1539-1601) and was father to:

Life

He died at Blois and was buried at Châteaudun.

Ancestry

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Léonor d'Orléans, duc de Longueville
House of Orléans-Longueville
Cadet branch of the House of Valois
Born: 1540 Died: 7 August 1573
French nobility
Preceded by
François III
Duke of Longueville
22 September 1551 – 7 August 1573
Succeeded by
Henri I
Regnal titles
Preceded by
François III
Sovereign Count of Neuchâtel
1551–1573
Succeeded by
Henri I
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