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Mary, Duchess of Burgundy – The rich Duchess

On 13 February 1457, Mary of Burgundy was born as the daughter of Charles the Bold, future Duke of Burgundy, and his second wife, Isabella of Bourbon, at Coudenberg Palace in Brussels. Family tensions had created an awkward situation surrounding her birth. Charles had gone hunting as soon as the labour began, and his father, [read more]