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Margaret of Bavaria

"Margaret of Bavaria" may also refer to Margaret, Duchess of Slavonia and Margaret, Marchioness of Mantua.
Margaret of Bavaria
Tomb of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria (Dijon)
Duchess consort of Burgundy
Tenure 1404–1419
Spouse John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy
Issue Catherine
Marie, Duchess of Cleves
Margaret, Duchess of Brittany
Philip III, Duke of Burgundy
Isabelle, Countess of Penthièvre and Périgord
Anne, Duchess of Bedford
Agnes, Duchess of Bourbon
House House of Wittelsbach (by birth)
House of Valois (by marriage)
Father Albert I, Duke of Bavaria
Mother Margaret of Brieg
Born 1363
Died 23 January 1423
Dijon

Margaret of Bavaria, (1363–23 January 1423, Dijon), was the fifth child of Albert, Duke of Bavaria-Straubing, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland and Lord of Friesia, and Margaret of Brieg.[1] She was the regent of the Burgundian Low countries during the absence of her spouse in 1404–1419[2] and the regent in French Burgundy during the absence of her son in 1419–1423.[2] She became most known for her successful defense of French Burgundy against John IV, Count of Armagnac in 1419.[2]

Marriage

In 1385, at the Burgundian double wedding in Cambrai, she married John, Count of Nevers, the son and heir of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy and Margaret of Dampierre, Countess of Flanders, Artois and Burgundy; at the same time her brother, William II, Duke of Bavaria married their daughter Margaret of Burgundy, Duchess of Bavaria. With the death of Philip the Bold in 1404, and Margaret of Dampierre in 1405, John inherited these territories, and Margaret became his consort. They had only one son, Philip the Good (1396–1467), who inherited these territories, and seven daughters.

Children

Ancestors

Notes

  1. ^ Bayley, Francis, The Bailleuls of Flanders and the Bayleys of Willow Hall, (Spottiswoode & Co.:London, 1881), 263.
  2. ^ a b c http://www.inghist.nl/Onderzoek/Projecten/DVN/lemmata/data/MargarethaVanBeieren

References

  • Bayley, Francis, The Bailleuls of Flanders and the Bayleys of Willow Hall, (Spottiswoode & Co.:London, 1881)
Margaret of Bavaria
Born: 1363 Died: 23 January 1423
Preceded by
Margaret III of Flanders
Duchess consort of Burgundy
27 April 1404 – 10 September 1419
Succeeded by
Michelle of Valois
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