Blessed Louise of Savoy

19th century illustration of Blessed Louise of Savoy, artist unknown; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsAlso known as

  • Luisa

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Born to the nobility, the daughter of Blessed Amadeus IX, the duke of Savoy. Cousin of Saint Joan of Valois. Married to Hugh of Châlons in 1479. Widowed in 1489. Joined the Poor Clares at Orbe (in modern Switzerland), and was assigned to beg food for her house.

Born

Died

  • 1503 of natural causes

Beatified

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MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Louise of Savoy“. Saints.SQPN.com. 12 December 2014. Web. 25 December 2014. <>