Joan of Navarre, Queen of England

1368 - 1437

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Joan of Navarre, also known as Joanna (c. 1368 – 10 June 1437) was Duchess of Brittany by marriage to Duke John IV and later Queen of England by marriage to King Henry IV. She served as regent of Brittany from 1399 until 1403 during the minority of her son. She also served as regent of England during the absence of her stepson, Henry V, in 1415. Four years later he imprisoned her and confiscated her money and land. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joan of Navarre, Queen of England has received more than 299,738 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Joan of Navarre, Queen of England is the 294th most popular companion (up from 315th in 2019), the 347th most popular biography from Spain (up from 383rd in 2019) and the 20th most popular Spanish Companion.

Joan of Navarre, Queen of England, is most famous for being the wife of Henry IV and the mother of Henry V. She was the first queen of England to be crowned in Westminster Abbey.

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Among companions, Joan of Navarre, Queen of England ranks 294 out of 687Before her are Rosalynn Carter, Nur Jahan, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Adelaide of Aquitaine, Maria Sophia of Neuburg, and Charles Lightoller. After her are Queen Rania of Jordan, Kunigunda of Halych, Amestris, Zuleikha, Isabella of Bourbon, and Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria.

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Among people born in 1368, Joan of Navarre, Queen of England ranks 3Before her are Charles VI of France and Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor. After her are Albert II, Duke of Bavaria and Louis VII, Duke of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1437, Joan of Navarre, Queen of England ranks 4Before her are Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, James I of Scotland, and Catherine of Valois. After her is Niccolò de' Niccoli.

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Among people born in Spain, Joan of Navarre, Queen of England ranks 347 out of 2,595Before her are Carmen Maura (1945), Rosalía de Castro (1837), Andrés Iniesta (1984), Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado (1643), Fernando Alonso (1981), and Hermenegild (564). After her are Infanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (1832), Fernando Arrabal (1932), Ernesto Valverde (1964), Bernardino de Sahagún (1499), Peter I of Aragon and Pamplona (1068), and Enrique Simonet (1866).


Among companions born in Spain, Joan of Navarre, Queen of England ranks 20Before her are Maria Antonia Ferdinanda of Spain (1729), Francis, Duke of Cádiz (1822), Joanna la Beltraneja (1462), Eleanor of Castile (1241), Eleanor of Aragon, Queen of Portugal (1402), and Juana Enríquez (1425). After her are Mercedes of Orléans (1860), Dulce of Aragon (1160), Maria of Aragon, Queen of Castile (1403), Violant of Aragon (1236), Isabella, Princess of Asturias (1851), and Berengaria of Barcelona (1116).