Jean, Duc de Berry (Biographical details)

Jean, Duc de Berry (royal/imperial; French; Male; 1340 - 1416)

Also known as

Jean de Berry; Jean I de Berry; John I of Berry; Jean of Berry; Berry


Third son of King Jean II of France and Bonne of Luxemburg; created Duke of Berry by his father in 1360; famous collector and commissioner of works of art, most notably the illuminated manuscript Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry.
He married (1) Jeanne of Armagnac in 1360 and (2) Jeanne II of Auvergne (Jeanne of Boulogne) in 1390