Marie of France, Duchess of Bar

Marie of France (18 September 1344 – 15 October 1404) was the sixth child and second daughter of John II of France and Bonne of Bohemia.[1]

Marie of Valois
Marie de France (1344-1404)
Born18 September 1344
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Died15 October 1404 (aged 60)
SpouseRobert I, Duke of Bar
Issue
among others...
Henry of Bar
Edward III, Duke of Bar
John of Bar
Louis, Duke of Bar
Yolande, Queen of Aragon
HouseValois
FatherJohn II of France
MotherBonne of Bohemia

Marriage and issue

In 1364, Marie married Robert I, Duke of Bar.[1] Marie had an extensive library and obtained works about a variety of topics. She read romances and poetry, but also works about history and theology. Jean d'Arras dedicated his Roman de Mélusine to Marie.[2]

Marie and Robert I were parents to eleven children:

Notes

  1. ^ a b Jean d'Arras, Melusine; or, The Noble History of Lusignan, transl. Donald Maddox, (The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012), 234.
  2. ^ Pit Péporté, Constructing the Middle Ages: Historiography, Collective Memory and Nation-Building in Luxembourg, (Brill, 2011), 77.

External links

1404 in France

Events from the year 1404 in France

September 18

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