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Encyclopedia > Louis II of Flanders

Louis II of Flanders (October 25, 1330, Mâle – January 30, 1384, Lille), known as Louis of Mâle, was the son of Louis I of Flanders and Marguerite of France, and Count of Flanders. October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... Events The Bulgars under Michael III are beaten by the Serbs at Velbuzhd, and large parts of Bulgaria fall to Serbia. ... Mâle is a small village in West Flanders, Belgium, a few km from the old settlement of Sijsele and about 5km from Bruges. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events May / September 3 - Siege of Lisbon by the Castilian army, during the 1383-1385 Crisis Births Deaths December 31 - John Wyclif, theologian Categories: 1384 ... City motto: – City proper (commune) Région Nord-Pas de Calais Département Nord (59) Mayor Martine Aubry (PS) (since 2001) Area 39. ... Louis I (ruled 1322-1346) was Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel. ... The counts of Flanders ruled over the county of Flanders from the 9th century. ...


On his father's death at the Battle of Crécy in 1346, he inherited the counties of Flanders, Nevers, and Rethel. In 1347, he married Margaret of Brabant (13231368), daughter of John III, Duke of Brabant. They had three children: The Battle of Crécy took place on August 26, 1346, near Crécy-en-Ponthieu, in the Somme département of northern France and was one of the defining combats of arms of the Hundred Years War. ... Events Foundation of the University of Valladolid Foundation of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge August 26 Battle of Crecy after which Edward the Black Prince honored the bravery of John I, Count of Luxemburg and King of Bohemia also known as John the BLIND! who was killed in the fighting... Flanders (Flemish, Fleming) (Dutch: Vlaanderen (Vlaams, Vlaming), French: Flandre(s), (flamand, flamand), German: Flandern, (flämisch, Flame) has two main designations: a constituent region of the federal Belgian state trough its social and political organisations, and trough the institutions of the Flemish Community (with its own Flemish government... Nevers is a commune of central France, the préfecture (capital) of the Nièvre département, in the former province of Nivernais. ... Rethel is a commune of northeastern France, in the Ardennes département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... -1... Events Canonization of Saint Thomas Aquinas Lithuania: Vilnius becomes capital August 12 - The Treaty of Nöteborg between Sweden and Novgorod (Russia) is signed, regulating the border for the first time Pharos of Alexandira Lighthouse (one of the Seven Wonders of the world) is destroyed by a series of earthquakes... Events Timur ascends throne of Samarkand. ... Jan III van Brabant, also called John III the Triumphantor, was born in 1300 and died in Brussels on December 5, 1355. ...

He also left several illegitimate sons, three of whom were killed at the Battle of Nicopolis. March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Events March – The treaty between England and France is extended until April of 1377. ... Margaret of Dampierre (1350-1405) was countess of Flanders and twice Duchess of Burgundy. ... Events April 7 - Charles University is founded in Prague. ... Events Early feminist Christine de Pizan writes The Book of the City of Ladies Erection of Bath Abbey (-- 1499) Publication of Bellifortis by Konrad Kyeser (book on military technology) Chinese fleet commander Zheng He set sail to explore the world for the first time. ... The Battle of Nicopolis took place on September 25, 1396, between a French-Hungarian alliance and the Ottoman Empire. ...


On the death of his father-in-law in 1355, he took the title of Duke of Brabant, but was unable to wrest the duchy from his sister-in-law Joan, Duchess of Brabant. Events January 7 - Portuguese king Afonso IV sends three men to kill Ines de Castro, beloved of his son prince Pedro - Pedro revolts and incites a civil war April - Philip of Anjou marries Mary of Naples, daughter of Charles of Valois, duke of Calabria, and Mary of Valois Scots defeat... The title Duke of Brabant was created when the counts of Leuven acquired the duchy of Lower Lorraine after the death of Godfrey of Bouillon. ...


The latter years of his rule were marked by civil strife. In 1379, he obtained aid from his son-in-law, Philip II of Burgundy, to put down a revolt in Ghent. The Flemings again rose under Philip van Artevelde and expelled him from Flanders after the Battle of Beverhoutsveld; however, the influence of Philip procured a French army to relieve him, and the Flemings were decisively defeated at the Battle of Roosebeke. However, the citizens of Ghent continued to resist (with English aid) until after his death in 1384. His mother had died two years previously, leaving him the counties of Artois and the Franche-Comte. Events Robert of Geneva, the butcher of Cesena was elected as Pope Clement VII. This led to a schism in the Catholic church with one pope in Rome (Pope Gregory XI and the antipope (Clement VII) in Avignon. ... Philip II, Duke of Burgundy, known as the Bold (Philippe II de Bourgogne, le Hardi in French) (January 15, 1342–April 27, 1404), was the fourth son of King John II of France and his wife, formerly Jutta of Bohemia. ... This page is about the Belgian city. ... Philip van Artevelde (1340? - 1382) was a Flemish patriot. ... English in common usage may refer to: The English language. ... Events May / September 3 - Siege of Lisbon by the Castilian army, during the 1383-1385 Crisis Births Deaths December 31 - John Wyclif, theologian Categories: 1384 ... Artois is a former province of northern France. ... The Franche-Comté (the former Free County of Burgundy, as distinct from the neighbouring Duchy) is a region of eastern France. ...


As he left no surviving sons, on his death, his extensive possessions in the Low Countries were inherited by his daughter Margaret. Margaret of Dampierre (1350-1405) was countess of Flanders and twice Duchess of Burgundy. ...



Preceded by:
Louis I
Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel
1346–1384
Succeeded by:
Margaret III
Preceded by:
Marguerite
Count of Artois and Franche-Comte
1382–1384


Louis I (ruled 1322-1346) was Count of Flanders, Nevers and Rethel. ... The counts of Flanders ruled over the county of Flanders from the 9th century. ... This is a list of the counts of Nevers. ... This is a list of counts and dukes of Rethel. ... Margaret of Dampierre (1350-1405) was countess of Flanders and twice Duchess of Burgundy. ... The County of Artois was a Carolingian county, established by the counts Odalric and Ecfrid of Artois, then integrated into the County of Flanders, first by Baldwin II of Flanders around 898, then by Arnulf I of Flanders. ... This is a list of the counts of Burgundy from 867 to 1678. ...


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Louis II of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (291 words)
Louis II of Flanders (October 25, 1330, Male – January 30, 1384, Lille), known as Louis of Male, was the son of Louis I of Flanders and Marguerite of France, and Count of Flanders.
In 1379, he obtained aid from his son-in-law, Philip II of Burgundy, to put down a revolt in Ghent.
The Flemings again rose under Philip van Artevelde and expelled him from Flanders after the Battle of Beverhoutsveld; however, the influence of Philip procured a French army to relieve him, and the Flemings were decisively defeated at the Battle of Roosebeke.
Louis II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (122 words)
Louis the German (804–876), king of East Francia.
Louis the Younger, king of East Francia (ruled 876–882).
Louis II de La Trémoille (1460–1525), French general.
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