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Philip II, Count of Nevers
Birth: Oct., 1389
Death: Oct. 25, 1415

French Nobility. One of the highest ranking casualties at the Battle of Agincourt (October 25, 1415). He was the youngest son of Philip the Bold, founder of the Burgundian branch of the House of Valois, and Margaret III of Flanders; his brothers were John the Fearless and Antoine, Duke of Brabant. In 1404 he became Count of Nevers and Rethel. When Henry V invaded France in August 1415 John spoke of bringing troops against the English, but in the end Antoine and Philip went in his place. Both were killed at Agincourt - Philip less notoriously than his brother - and were buried together in a monastery church at the nearby town of Hesdin. The Spanish completely destroyed Hesdin in 1553. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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 Parents:
   Philip Le Hardi (1342 - 1404)
  Marguerite Of Dampierre (1350 - 1405)
 
 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)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Church of the Cordeliers (Defunct)
Hesdin
Departement du Pas-de-Calais
Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Jun 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38194922
Philip II, Count of Nevers
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 25, 2013
May GOD Bless You Kinsman Phillip II, Count of Nevers ! ! ! ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts ( this County has Two County Seats) , the monument reads."the true tou...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Oct. 14, 2013
Rest in Peace, beloved warrior. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Jul. 23, 2013
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