Jeanne d'Albret Timeline

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  • 1528 - 1572
    Life of Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre, writer, and Protestant leader.
  • 1541 - 1545
    Jeanne d'Albret is married to Duke Wilhelm of Cleves. The marriage is annulled in 1545, never consumated.
  • 1548
    Jeanne d'Albret is married to Antoine de Bourbon.
  • 1555
    Jeanne d'Albret's father dies and she becomes Queen of Navarre.
  • 1560
    Jeanne d'Albret openly declares herself a Protestant and bans Catholic worship, clergy, and practice from Navarre.
  • 1562
    Jeanne d'Albret flees Paris for Navarre; Antoine de Bourbon orders her arrest; Antoine dies at Rouen.
  • 1563
    Jeanne d'Albret helps negotiate the peace of the first conflict in the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1568 - 1570
    Jeanne d'Albret is the spiritual, financial, and practical leader of the Protestant faction in the third conflict of the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1570
    Jeanne d'Albret helps negotiate the peace of the third conflict in the French Wars of Religion.
  • 1572
    Jeanne d'Albret dies of natural causes at Paris.
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