Philip of Artois (November 1269 – 11 September 1298) was the son of Robert II of Artois, Count of Artois, and Amicie de Courtenay.[1] He was the Lord of Conches, Nonancourt, and Domfront.

Philip of Artois
BornNovember 1269
Died(1298-09-11)September 11, 1298 (aged 28)
Noble familyArtois
Spouse(s)Blanche of Brittany
FatherRobert II of Artois
MotherAmicie de Courtenay

He married Blanche of Brittany,[2] daughter of John II, Duke of Brittany,[3] and had the following children:

He served under his father at the Battle of Furnes, where he was wounded.[5] He never recovered, and died of the effects over a year later.[5] He was buried in the now-demolished church of the Couvent des Jacobins in Paris. His premature death led to a legal battle later, when the County of Artois was left to his elder sister Mahaut of Artois rather than his eldest son Robert III.

Footnotes edit

  1. ^ Dunbabin 2011, p. xiv.
  2. ^ Crane, Raiswell & Reeves 2004, p. 288.
  3. ^ Morvan 2009, p. table 2.
  4. ^ Dunbabin 2011, p. xiii.
  5. ^ a b de Lincy 1852, p. 53.

References edit

  • Crane, Mark; Raiswell, Richard; Reeves, Margaret, eds. (2004). Shell Games: Studies in Scams, Frauds, and Deceits (1300-1650). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
  • Dunbabin, Jean (2011). The French in the Kingdom of Sicily, 1266–1305. Cambridge University Press.
  • de Lincy, Le Roux (1852). "Inventaires des Btens Meubles et Immeubles de la Comtesse Mahaut d'Artois Pilles par L'armee de son Neveu, en 1313". Bibliothèque de l'École des chartes, Troisieme Serie (in French). Librairie Droz. 3: 53–79.
  • Morvan, Frederic (2009). La Chevalerie bretonne et la formation de l'armee ducale, 1260-1341 (in French). Presses Universitaires de Rennes.