Peter II, Count of La Marche

Peter of Bourbon-La Marche (1342 – 1362 in Lyon) was the eldest son of James I, Count of La Marche[1] and Jeanne of Châtillon.

Coat-of-arms of Peter II, Count of La Marche.

He was knighted by his father shortly before the Battle of Brignais, in which both father and son fought.[2] Both were mortally wounded during the battle,[2] but were carried away by their soldiers to Lyon. He survived his father only a short while, and was succeeded by his brother John.


  1. ^ Thompson 1909, p. 527.
  2. ^ a b Villalon & Kagay 2017, p. 116.


  • Villalon, Andrew; Kagay, Donald (2017). To Win and Lose a Medieval Battle: Nájera (April 3, 1367), A Pyrrhic Victory. Brill.
  • Thompson, James Westfall (1909). The Wars of Religion in France, 1559-1576. The University of Chicago Press.
French nobility
Preceded by
James I
Count of La Marche
Succeeded by
John I