Henry II, Count of Bar
|Henri II, Count of Bar|
|Died||13 November 1239|
|Spouse(s)||Philippa de Dreux|
|Father||Theobald I, Count of Bar|
|Mother||Ermesinde of Bar-sur-Seine|
Henry II of Bar in French Henri II de Bar, in German Heinrich II von Bar (1190–13 November 1239) was a Count of Bar who reigned from 1214 to 1239. He was son of Count Theobald I of Bar and his first wife, Ermesinde of Bar-sur-Seine. Henry was killed on 13 November 1239 during the Barons' Crusade, when he diverted several hundred crusaders from the main army under Theobald I of Navarre to fight a force of Ayyubid Muslims at Gaza.
Spouse and children
- Margaret of Bar (1220–1275), in 1240 she married Henry V of Luxembourg
- Thiébaut II of Bar (c. 1221–1291), Succeeded his father as Count of Bar
- Henry, 1249
- Jeanne (1225–1299), married first Frédéric de Blamont who died in 1255, and second Louis V, Count of Chiny
- Renaud (died 1271)
- Erard (died 1335)
- Isabelle (died 1320)
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