Peter I, Count of Saint-Pol

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Peter of Luxembourg (1390 – 31 August 1433) was a son of John of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir, and his wife Marguerite of Enghien. His inheritance included the counties of Brienne, Conversano and Saint-Pol.

Peter of Luxembourg
Count of Brienne, Conversano and Saint-Pol
Born1390
Naples, Kingdom of Naples[1][2]
Died31 August 1433 (aged 42–43)
Rambures, Picardy, France
BuriedCercamp abbey
Noble familyHouse of Luxembourg
SpouseMargaret de Baux
IssueLouis of Luxembourg
Jacquetta of Luxembourg
Thibaud of Luxembourg
Jacques of Luxembourg
Valeran of Luxembourg
Jean of Luxembourg
Catherine of Luxembourg
Isabelle of Luxembourg
FatherJohn of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir
MotherMarguerite of Enghien

FamilyEdit

Peter had succeeded his father, John of Luxembourg, Lord of Beauvoir, and mother, Marguerite of Enghien. They had co-reigned as Count and Countess of Brienne from 1394 to her death in 1397. His name originates from the fact that he was a 6th generation descendant of Henry V, Count of Luxembourg, and thus belonged to the french branch of the House of Luxembourg.

LifeEdit

Peter succeeded his aunt Jeanne of Luxembourg, Countess of Saint-Pol and Ligny, as Count of Saint-Pol in 1430.

On 8 May 1405, Peter married Margaret de Baux,[3] the daughter of Francis of Baux and his third wife Sueva Orsini. Peter and Margaret had:

DeathEdit

The Black Death had hit Luxembourg, France, England and Spain in the 1340s when it caused the deaths of millions of people; and it continued to re-appear at intervals over the succeeding centuries. Peter was among its victims. He died at Rambures on 31 August 1433, aged 43 years, and was buried in the abbey at Cercamp, near Frévent.[3] His wife died 36 years later.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Richardson, D. (2011). Kimball G. Everingham (ed.). Plantagenet Ancestry. Vol. 3 (2nd ed.). p. 538.
  2. ^ Richardson, D. (2013). Kimball G. Everingham (ed.). Royal Ancestry. Vol. 5. p. 422–423.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Lefèvre 2006, p. table 3.

SourcesEdit

  • Lefèvre, Sylvie (2006). Antoine de la Sale: la fabrique de l'œuvre et de l'écrivain (in French). Librairie Droz.


French nobility
Preceded by Count of Saint Pol
1430–1433
Succeeded by
Preceded by Count of Brienne
aft. 1394–1433