Louis II, Duke of Bourbon
|Louis II, Duke of Bourbon|
Duke Louis II of Bourbon
|Spouse(s)||Anne of Auvergne|
|Father||Peter I, Duke of Bourbon|
|Mother||Isabella de Valois|
|Died||1410 (aged 72–73)
Duke Louis is reported to have been somewhat mentally unstable, specifically having a trait of nervous breakdowns which is presumably hereditary; this trait was also evidenced in his sister Joanna of Bourbon (the wife of French King Charles V), his nephew Charles VI of France (called "The Mad"), his father Duke Peter, and his grandfather Louis I, Duke of Bourbon.
- Catherine of Bourbon (b. 1378), d. young
- John of Bourbon (1381–1434), Duke of Bourbon
- Louis of Bourbon (1388 – 1404), Sieur de Beaujeu
- Isabelle of Bourbon (1384 – aft. 1451)
In 1390, Duke Louis launched the Barbary Crusade against the Hafsids of Tunis, in conjunction with the Genoese. Its objective was to suppress piracy based in the city of Mahdia, but the siege was unsuccessful. Duke Louis died at Montlucon in 1410, at the age of 72 or 73.
- Archaeologia: or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity, Vol.20, (John Nichols and son:London, 1824), 236.
- Archaeologia, 236.
- Housley, Norman, The later Crusades, 1274-1580: from Lyons to Alcazar, (Oxford University Press, 1992), 286.
- Archaeologia: or miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity, Vol.20, (John Nichols and son:London, 1824), 236
- Housley, Norman, The later Crusades, 1274-1580: from Lyons to Alcazar, Oxford University Press, 1992.
|Louis II, Duke of Bourbon||Father:
Peter I, Duke of Bourbon
Louis I, Duke of Bourbon
Robert, Count of Clermont
Beatrix of Bourbon
Mary of Avesnes
John II, Count of Holland
Philippa of Luxembourg
Isabella of Valois
Charles of Valois
Philip III of France
Isabella of Aragon
Mahaut of Châtillon
Guy IV, Count of Saint-Pol
Marie of Brittany
|Count of Forez
|Duke of Bourbon
|Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis
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