Marie de France
d.15 Oct 1404
Facts and Events
||Marie de France
||Marie , of Valois
||18 Sep 1344
||Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, France
||26 Sep 1344
||Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines, FranceHouse of Valois
||4 Jun 1364
||Bar-le-Duc, Meuse, Franceto Robert I , duc de Bar
||1 Dec 1364
||to Robert I , duc de Bar
||15 Oct 1404
||Bar-le-Duc, Meuse, Franceéglise de Saint-Mesme
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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.
In 1364, Marie married Robert I, Duke of Bar. 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.
Marie and Robert I were parents to eleven children:
- Charles of Bar (d. 1392)
- Henry of Bar (d. October1397) in Treviso, Italy of the plague; married Marie de Coucy, Countess of Soissons
- Philip of Bar (d. September 25, 1396), killed at the Battle of Nicopolis
- Edward III of Bar (d. October 25, 1415), killed at the Battle of Agincourt
- John of Bar (d. October 25, 1415), killed at the Battle of Agincourt
- Louis, Duke of Bar (d. 1431). Bishop of Verdun and bishop of Chalon, later a Cardinal. He was childless and his designated heir and eventual successor was René I of Naples.
- Marie of Bar, married William II, Marquis of Namur in 1384
- Yolande of Bar, married John I of Aragon in 1384
- Bonne of Bar, married Waleran III of Luxembourg, Count of Ligny in 1393
- Joanna of Bar (d. January 15, 1402, married Theodore II, Marquess of Montferrat in 1393
- Yolande the Younger of Bar, named after older sister for uncertain reasons, married Adolf, Duke of Jülich-Berg
- ↑ Marie of Valois (1344-1404), in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 MARIE de France, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.