Robert I , Count of Artois

M, #5790, (September 1216 - 9 February 1250)
Last Edited=13 May 2023
     Robert I , Count of Artois was born in September 1216.1,2 He was the son of Louis VIII the Lion , King of France and Blanche of Castile , Princess of Castile, Queen of France. Robert became, the Prince of France and the Count of Artois.1,3

Robert I , Count of Artois, age 20, married Matilda of Brabant, daughter of Henry II the Magnanimous , Duke of Brabant and Lorraine and Maria von Hohenstauffen, on 14 June 1237 at Compiègne, Oise, France.4,1,3,2,5 In 1248, he joined his father on the Seventh Crusade with St. Louis.1,3 Robert I , Count of Artois died on 9 February 1250 at Mansoura, Egypt, at age 33.1,3,2

Child of Robert I , Count of Artois and Matilda of Brabant


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