Isabeau de Baviere in French medieval court dress
Isabeau de Bavière (1370-1435) was the wife of Charles VI. (1368-1422) “the Beloved or the madman” was 1380-1422 king of France. With her he had twelve children, eight of whom survived to adulthood. One of them, the daughter Isabelle of Valois (1389-1409) married in childhood standing, from 1396 to 1399 as the second wife of Richard II. and became Queen of England. Following the murder of her husband, she returned to France and married in 1406 her eleven years old cousin, the future Duke Charles d’Orléans. She died at the birth of her only daughter Johanna in childbirth.