Catherine DE SAVOIE Dame de Vaud
- Born: After 1309
- Married (1): Oct 1330, Milan, Italy
- Married (2): Bef 19 Dec 1340
- Married (3): Mar 1352
- Died: 18 Jul 1388, Namur, Belgium
Compiler's 16 x great-grandmother
Her first marriage is confirmed by an agreement dated 22 Jan 1339 between "Lodovico di Savoia Signore di Vaud" and "Cattarina di Savoia sua figlia Moglie d'Azone Visconti Signore di Milano" relating to the payment of her dowry. The testament of "Lodovico secundo di Savoia Signore di Vaud" dated 29 Mar 1340 makes bequests "…Cattarina sua figlia…". The contract of marriage between "Rodolfo d'Eu Conte di Guines" and "Cattarina figlia di Lodovico di Savoia Signore di Vaud" is dated Dec 1340. The testament of "Cattarina di Savoia Contessa di Guines" dated 6 May 1343 appoints as her heirs, if she has no children, "Isabella di Challon sua Madre e premorando questa, Ludovico di Savoia Signore di Vaud suo Padre", chooses her burial "nel Convento de' P. P. Minori di Mion, ove resta sepolto Gio. di Savoia suo fratello", and names "Conte Rodolfo suo marito". A testamentary codicil of "Lodovico di Savoia Signore di Vaud" dated 18 Jan 1349 confirms bequests made to "Isabella di Challon sua Consorte" and refers to the dowry of "Cattarina sua figlia, Moglie del Principe Rodolfo Conte d'Eu e di Guines". Her third marriage is confirmed by an agreement between "Beatrisina di Savoia Vedova di Gaufredo Signore di Clermont" and "Guglielmo Signore di Namur e Cattarina di Savoia sua Consorte figlia di Lodovico di Savoia Signore di Vaud" dated 10 Mar 1356 which concerns the former's renunciation of property connected with her dowry. The date of her third marriage is indicated by a charter dated 10 Mar 1352 under which "Guillermus comes Namurcensis dominus Vuaudi" issued an arbitral decision relating to a dispute between the chapter of Lausanne and "dominum Iohannem condominium Albone militem". She sold Vaud to Amédée VI Comte de Savoie at Morges 19 Jun 1359 for 160,000 florins. 1
Catherine married Azzone VISCONTI Signore di Milano in Oct 1330 in Milan, Italy. (Azzone VISCONTI Signore di Milano was born on 7 Dec 1302 in Ferrara, Italy and died on 16 Aug 1339 in Milan, Italy.
Catherine also married Raoul II DE BRIENNE Comte d' Eu et de Guines before 19 Dec 1340. (Raoul II DE BRIENNE Comte d' Eu et de Guines died on 19 Nov 1350 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.
Catherine also married Guillaume "Le Riche" DE NAMUR Seigneur de Wynendaele, son of Jean DE FLANDRE Count of Namur and Marie D' ARTOIS Dame de Mérode, in Mar 1352. (Guillaume "Le Riche" DE NAMUR Seigneur de Wynendaele was born in 1324, died on 1 Oct 1391 and was buried in Couvent des Franciscains, Namur.