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Marie of France, Duchess of Bar

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Marie of Valois
Marie de France (1344-1404).png
Born(1344-09-18)18 September 1344
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Died15 October 1404(1404-10-15) (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

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]

Marriage and issue[edit]

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[edit]

  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.

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