Reginald II of Bar (French: Renaut or Renaud) (died 25 July 1170) was a Count of Bar and Lord of Mousson from 1149 till his death. He was the son of Reginald I, Count of Bar and lord of Mousson, and Giselle of Vaudémont.
Reginald II, Count of Bar
|Died||25 July 1170|
|Noble family||House of Montbéliard|
|Spouse(s)||Agnes of Champagne|
|Father||Reginald I of Bar|
|Mother||Giselle of Vaudémont|
In 1135, he attended the Council of Hugh of Metz with his father and brother. He took part in the second crusade with his father and brother Theodoric in 1147. His father died during his return. He reestablished wars against his traditional enemies, the Duke of Lorraine and the bishop of Metz.
He was attacked in 1152, escaped to the Abbey of Saint-Mihiel and was excommunicated. After that, Reginald had to make amends to have his excommunication lifted. In 1170, Reginald died, to be succeeded by his eldest son, Henry, as Count of Bar and Lord of Mousson.
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- Margot Elsbeth Fassler, The Virgin of Chartres: Making History Through Liturgy and the Arts, (Yale University Press, 2010), 457 note6.