Marie of Valois (1344-1404)
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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.[1]

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.

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