I have written about Mary of Burgundy before and you can read the article about her early death here. After her death, she was buried in the Church of Our Lady in Bruges in Belgium, originally next to her father. Her father’s remains were not found during renovations and it’s possible he was moved to [read more]
Day six of my Vienna trip was my last full day in Vienna and I used it to visit three museums. I bought a combi-ticket for both locations of the Art History museum and for the Imperial Treasury. I began in the Imperial Treasury because it was the first to open!
Mary was born in Brussels as the only child of Charles the Bold and Isabella of Bourbon, and she was thus the heiress of the Burgundian territories, and she became suo jure Duchess of Burgundy in 1477 at the death of her father. Her father died in the Battle of Nancy on 5 January 1477. [read more]