Burgundy

The legend of Florine of Burgundy

There were many women who played a part in the crusades. There are even some records as women leading armies, such as Florine of Burgundy. But there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding Florine. Even her existence is disputed. This is not an in-depth study on whether or not Florine of Burgundy existed, but a [read more]

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Burgundy

Isabella of Portugal – Duchess of Burgundy

This article was written by Carol. Isabella of Burgundy was a Portuguese princess who as Duchess of Burgundy played an important role in the political and economic policies of Burgundy in the 15th century. Isabella was the only surviving daughter of John I of Portugal and his wife Philippa of Lancaster. Philippa was the daughter [read more]

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Burgundy

The Tomb of Michelle of Valois

Michelle of Valois was born on 11 January 1395 as the daughter of Charles VI of France and Isabeau of Bavaria. Not much is known of her youth, but in June 1409 she married the future Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (also known as Philip the Good). They had a single daughter named Agnes who died as [read more]

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Burgundy

The Crown of Margaret of York

Margaret of York was the sister of Edward IV of England. She was married to Charles the Bold of Burgundy in 1468. She was his third wife. His first wife was Catherine of France, who died childless at the age of 18. His second wife was Isabella of Bourbon, who had given birth to Mary [read more]