Philip of Artois, Count of Eu
|Philip of Artois, Count of Eu|
Wedding of Philip of Artois and Marie of Auvergne
|Spouse(s)||Marie, Duchess of Auvergne|
|Noble family||House of Artois|
|Father||John of Artois, Count of Eu|
|Mother||Isabeau of Melun|
|Died||16 June 1397
Philip was a gallant and energetic soldier. In 1383, he captured the town of Bourbourg from the English. He went on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and was imprisoned there by the Sultan of Egypt, being released through the mediation of Jean Boucicaut and the Venetians. In 1390, he joined the unsuccessful expedition of Louis II, Duke of Bourbon, against Mahdia. In 1392, he was created Constable of France.
- Philip II of Artois, Count of Eu,(1393-1397) was an infant when he succeeded his father, and survived him only by a little over six months. As his father was a captive in Turkey at the time, and it took time to know that Count Philip I had died, his own time as Count was a brief one, little marked, and, in fact, generally ignored. However, he is buried in a tomb that names him as Comte d'Eu, in the crypt of the Collegiale church of Eu. His next brother Charles succeeded him on his death, aged about 4, on 23 December 1397.
- Charles of Artois, Count of Eu, captured at Agincourt (1394–1472)
- Bonne of Artois (1396 – 17 September 1425, Dijon), married at Beaumont-en-Artois on 20 June 1413, Philip II, Count of Nevers, and afterwards at Moulins-les-Engelbert on 30 November 1424, Philip III, Duke of Burgundy
- Catherine (1397–1418/22), married c. 1416 John of Bourbon, Lord of Carency
- Wilson, Katherine M., Medieval women writers, (Manchester University Press, 1984), 360.
- The Encyclopædia Britannica, Ed. Hugh Chisholm, 11th Edition, Vol.9, (1910).865.
- Wilson, 360.
- The Encyclopædia Britannica, Ed. Hugh Chisholm, 11th Edition, Vol.9, 1910.
- Wilson, Katherine M., Medieval women writers, Manchester University Press, 1984.
Philip of Artois, Count of EuBorn: 1358 Died: 16 June 1397
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Philip II of Artois, Count of Eu
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