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Margaret of Artois

Eldest child of Philip of Artois and his wife, Blanche of Brittany
The basics
Date of birth
Date of death 1311
Mother: Blanche of Brittany
Sister(s): Isabelle d'Artois Marie of Artois Joan of Artois Countess of Foix
Father: Philip of Artois
Spouse: Louis Count of Évreux
Children: Philip III of Navarre Marie d'Évreux Charles d'Évreux Jeanne d'Évreux Marguerite d'Évreux
The details

Margaret of Artois (1285–1311) was the eldest child of Philip of Artois and his wife, Blanche of Brittany. She was a member of the House of Artois. She was married to Louis d'Évreux. By her marriage, Margaret was Countess consort of Évreux.


Margaret was married to Louis d'Évreux at the Hotel d'Evreux, in Paris, son of Philip III of France by his second wife Maria of Brabant. The couple had five children, all of whom lived into adulthood and each had their own children, they were:

  1. Marie (1303 – 31 October 1335), married in 1311 John III, Duke of Brabant
  2. Charles (1305–1336), Count of Étampes married Maria de la Cerda, Lady of Lunel, daughter of Ferdinand de la Cerda.
  3. Philip III of Navarre (1306–1343), married Joan II of Navarre.
  4. Margaret (1307–1350), married in 1325 William XII of Auvergne, mother of Jeanne I of Auvergne.
  5. Joan (1310–1370), married Charles IV of France

Margaret died in Paris and was buried in the now-demolished church of the Couvent des Jacobins with her husband and her five children. Margaret died aged twenty five or twenty six.


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