Philip of Burgundy-Beveren

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Philippe de Bourgogne-Beveren (Knight of the Golden Fleece)

Philip of Burgundy-Beveren (c. 1450 – 1498), lord of Beveren, was a son of Antoine, bastard of Burgundy, illegitimate son of Philip the Good.
Philip of Burgundy-Beveren married Anna of Borselen, thus taking over the power of her father Wolfert VI van Borselen in Zeeland. On May 31 1486 he became Lord of Veere in succession of Maximilian of Austria who had dismissed Wolfert in 1485 and taken over the title himself.

Philip of Burgundy-Beveren also succeeded Cornelis van Bergen as admiral of the Netherlands (1491–1498).
He became Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1478.


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