Today in History - June 16th. 1397 - Philip of Artois, Count of Eu

Philip of Artois should be born in 1358.
His parents were John of Artois and Isabeau of Melun.


Philip of Artois on his wedding - Source picture: Wikipedia

On January 27th. 1397 he married Marie, daughter of John, Duke of Berry.
The couple had 4 children. 

Philip of Artois was known as a prominent crusader. He took part in the
Battle of Nicopolis where Philip was captured. He probably died on
June 16th. 1397 in captivity.


Battle of Nicopolis - Source picture: Wikipedia

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