John of Burgundy

John of Burgundy

Birth
Dijon, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Death 10 Sep 1419 (aged 48)
Montereau-Fault-Yonne, Departement de Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
Burial Dijon, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Memorial ID 12949357 · View Source
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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).

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  • Originally Created by: MC
  • Added: 11 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12949357
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John of Burgundy (28 May 1371–10 Sep 1419), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12949357, citing Chartreuse de Champmol, Dijon, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .