Marguerite D' ANJOU, Comtesse d' Anjou et du Maine
- Born: 1273, Napoli, Italy
- Married: 16 Aug 1290, Corbeil, Marne, France
- Died: 21 Dec 1299
- Buried: St Jacques, Paris, ╬le-de-France, France
Also known as Marguerite of Sicily.
Compiler's 20 x great-grandmother
The Chronicle of Guillaume de Nangis records the marriage in 1290 "in crastino Assumptionis beatæ Virginis Dei genitricis Mariæ apud castrum Corbolii" of "Karolus comes Valesii frater regis Franciæ Philippi" and "Karoli regis Siciliæ...unam de filiabus", adding that his father-in-law gave him "Andegaviæ et Cenomaniæ comitatus".
A Fragmentum historicum from the Codex Pater records the death "in festo S. Silvestri" of "domina Margarita comitissa Valesii mater regis Philippi de Valesio". 1
Marguerite married Charles CAPET, Comte de Valois et d' Alenšon, son of Philippe III "le Hardi" CAPET, King of France, and Infanta do˝a Isabel DE ARAGËN, on 16 Aug 1290 in Corbeil, Marne, France. (Charles CAPET was born on 12 Mar 1269/70 in Vincennes, Val-de-Marne/Paris, France and died on 16 Dec 1325 in Le Perray, Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France.)