Person:Charles the Bold (1)

Charles "The Bold" , of Burgundy
m. 7 JAN 1430
  1. Antoine
  2. Joseph
  3. Charles "The Bold" , of Burgundy
m. 14 May 1440
m. 31 OCT 1454
  1. Marie Princess of Bourgogne
m. 3 Jul 1468
Facts and Events
Name Charles "The Bold" , of Burgundy
Gender Male
Birth? 10 Nov 1433 Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, FranceHouse of Valois-Burgundy
Marriage 14 May 1440 Saint-Omer, Pas-de-Calais, Franceto Catherine , of Valois, Countess of Charolais
Marriage 31 OCT 1454 Lille, Nord, Franceto Isabella De Bourbon
Marriage 3 Jul 1468 Damme, West-Vlaanderen, Belgiumto Margaret , of York
Death? 5 Jan 1477 Nancy, Moselle, France
Ancestral File Number 9F95-G7


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Charles the Bold (10 November 1433 – 5 January 1477), baptised Charles Martin, was Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477. He was the last Valois Duke of Burgundy.

His early death at Nancy, at the hands of the Swiss fighting for the Duke of Lorraine, was of great consequence in European history: The Burgundian domains, long wedged between the growing powers France and the Habsburgs, were divided, but as neither side was satisfied with the results, and the disintegration of the Burgundian state, and the question of the boundary between the French and German spheres of political influence, was a factor in most major wars in Western Europe for the following two centuries and beyond.

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References
  1.   Charles the Bold, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).