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Maria of Navarre

Maria of Navarre
The Seal of Maria of Navarre
Queen consort of Aragon
Tenure 1338–1347
Spouse Peter IV of Aragon
Issue
Constance, Queen of Sicily
Joanna, Countess of Ampurias
House House of Évreux
Father Philip III of Navarre
Mother Joan II of Navarre
Born 1329
Died 29 April 1347 (aged 18)
Religion Roman Catholicism

Maria of Navarre (1329–29 April 1347) was the eldest child of Philip III of Navarre and Joan II of Navarre. She was Queen consort of Aragon by her marriage to Peter IV of Aragon, she was also the first of four wives. Maria of Navarre is also known as Marie d'Évreux .

Biography

In 1338, Maria married Peter IV of Aragon. Maria gave birth to her first child when she was only fourteen. Maria and Peter had four children:

Maria died the day after giving birth to her youngest child, Peter of Aragon (who also died). Maria was eighteen at the time of her death and her husband was still twenty eight. He married three more times.

Ancestry

References

Maria of Navarre
Cadet branch of the House of Capet
Born: circa 1329 Died: 29 April 1347
Royal titles
Preceded by
Eleanor of Castile
Queen consort of Aragon, Valencia, Sardinia and Corsica
Countess consort of Barcelona, Girona, Osona and Besalú

1338–1347
Succeeded by
Eleanor of Portugal
Preceded by
Violante of Vilaragut
Queen consort of Majorca
Countess consort of Roussillon and Cerdanya

1344–1347

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