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John of Burgundy
Birth: May 28, 1371
Death: Sep. 10, 1419

French Royalty. Also known as The Fearless, Jean de Valois and Jean de Bourgogne. Second Duke of Burgundy, he is one of the most dramatic characters among medieval rulers. He inherited the Duchy from his father Philip II the Bold and mother Margaret III, Countess of Flanders. By his wife, Margaret of Bavaria, he had one son, Philip the Good, who succeeded him; and seven daughters: Margaret, who married in 1404 Louis, son of Charles VI., and in 1423 Arthur, Earl of Richmond and afterwards Duke of Brittany; Mary, wife of Adolph of Cleves; Catherine, promised in 1410 to a son of Louis of Anjou; Isabella, wife of Olivier de Chatillon, Count of Penthievre; Joanna, who died young; Anne, who married John, Duke of Bedford, in 1423; and Agnes, who married Charles I., Duke of Bourbon, in 1425. Murdered at a meeting with the Dauphin, (later King Charles VII of France) his body was first buried at Montereau, eventually removed to the Chartreuse of Dijon, and afterwards transferred to the Musee des Beaux Arts (Fine Arts Museum).  (bio by: MC) 
 
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 Parents:
   Philip Le Hardi (1342 - 1404)
  Marguerite Of Dampierre (1350 - 1405)
 
 Children:
  Marguerite de Bourgogne (1393 - 1442)*
   Philip of Burgundy (1396 - 1467)*
  Anne de Bourgogne (1404 - 1432)*
 
 Siblings:
   John of Burgundy (1371 - 1419)
  Catherine of Burgundy (1378 - 1425)*
   Antoine of Burgundy (1384 - 1415)*
  Marie de Bourgogne (1386 - 1422)*
   Philip II, Count of Nevers (1389 - 1415)*
 
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Burial:
Chartreuse de Champmol
Dijon
Departement de la Côte-d'Or
Bourgogne, France
 
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Originally Created by: MC
Record added: Jan 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12949357
John of Burgundy
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In Memory Of my 20th Great Grandfather REST IN PEACE
- Faye Mallory Cline
 Added: Jan. 26, 2014
May GOD Bless You ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that ...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
I'm sorry you were taken from us so tragically, John. Rest in Peace. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: May. 24, 2013
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