Person:Philip of Artois, Count of Eu (1)

Philippe d'Artois, comte d'Eu
d.16 Jun 1397 Eskişehir, Turkey
Facts and Events
Name Philippe d'Artois, comte d'Eu
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 1358
Marriage Contract 27 Jan 1393 Paris, Paris, Franceto Marie de Berry, duchesse d'Auvergne
Death[1][2] 16 Jun 1397 Eskişehir, TurkeyMihalıççık
Reference Number? Q2007294?

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Philip of Artois (1358 – 16 June 1397, Micalizo), son of John of Artois, Count of Eu, and Isabeau of Melun, was Count of Eu from 1387 until his death, succeeding his brother Robert.

Philip was a gallant and energetic soldier. In 1383, he captured the town of Bourbourg from the English. He went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and was imprisoned there by Barquq, the Sultan of Egypt, being released through the mediation of Jean Boucicaut and the Venetians. In 1390, he joined the unsuccessful expedition of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon, against Mahdia. In 1392, he was created Constable of France.

On 27 January 1393 he married Marie (1367–1434), daughter of John, Duke of Berry. They had four children:

As a prominent Crusader, he was one of the French contingent sent to take part in the Battle of Nicopolis. He was captured in the battle, and subsequently died in captivity.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Philip of Artois, Count of Eu, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 HILIPPE d'Artois, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.