Count Robert ARTOIS
- Born: Sep 1216, Paris, Seine, France
- Died: 1302, Courtrai, Mansura, Netherlands
Other names for Robert were FRANCE Prince and ARTOIS Count.
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Prince of FRANCE, Count of ARTOIS.
Europe in the Middle Ages, Robert S Hoyt, 1957, Harcourt Brace & Co,p210: "... The expedition of Edward to Flanders lost its best chance of success through the events which retarded its despatch...Robert of Artois was summoned from Gascony to the north. While Philip besieged Lille, and finally took it, Robert of Artois gained a brilliant victory over the Flemings at Furnes on August 20..."
p246: "...As a grandson of Henry III, [Thomas Earl of Lancaster] was the first cousin of the king. Through his mother, Blanche of Artois, Queen of Navarre and Countess of Champagne, he was the grandson of the valiant Robert of Artois, who had fallen at Mansura, and the great grandson of Louis VIII of France..."
p330: "A fresh dispute further embittered the personal relations of Philip and Edward. In 1336, Edward offered a refuge in England to Robert of Artois, Philip's bother-in-law and mortal enemy. The grandson of the Count Robert of Artois who was slain in 1302 at Courtrai..."
p468: "...Louis is best known in history as the alleged creator of the Capetian system of appanages. Actually he did not originate the granting of lands from the royal domain to younger sons, but when he resumed the practice the domain had grown so large thatany substantial fief, or appanage, granted from it was almost cerain to have important political consequences. On his death Louis VIII left a will to be executed by his oldest son, (Saint) Louis IX, directing that when his sons came of age hissecond son should be given Artois, his third son, Alphonse, who married the heiress of Toulouse, should have Poitou, and his youngest son, Charles, whom we shall meet later as King of the Two Sicilies and founder of the Angevin royal house ofNaples, was to have Anjou..."
p622: "Genealogical Table III, The Capetian Dynasty, Robert of Artois, son of Louis VIII..."
INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL INDEX
IGI Birth T990834-13-1396383 Robert Prince of FRANCE Father Louis VIII King of FRANCE Mother Blanca Princess of CASTILE Sep 1216 Paris Seine France.