Edouard III, Duc de Bar

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Édouard III de Bar, duc de Bar

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Bar, France
Death: Died in Azincourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cause of death: killed at the Battle of Agincourt
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert I, Duc de Bar and Marie de France, duchesse consort de Bar
Partner of Jeanne Lebel
Father of Bonne de Bar
Brother of Philippe de Bar; Violante de Bar, reina consorte de Aragón; Henri de Bar, Marquis de Pont-à-Mousson; Joanna de Bar; Louis, Bishop of Verdun and 5 others

Occupation: Duke of Bar
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Edouard III, Duc de Bar

Il est mort à la bataille d'Azincourt



Edward III of Bar (late June 1377 - 25 October 1415, Agincourt) was made marquis of Pont-à-Mousson by his father Robert I of Bar in 1399 (his mother was Mary of France, daughter of John II of France) and held it until his death. He then became heir to the duchy of Bar following the death of his elder brothers Henry and Philippe at or soon after the battle of Nicopolis in 1396.

In 1405, Charles VI of France charged him with defending the Boulonnais, then threatened by the English. At the end of 1406 he participated in the Guyenne campaign under the orders of Louis of Orleans, but dysentry decimated the French forces. After Louis's assassination in 1407, Edward joined John the Fearless and rallied the Burgundians. Succeeding his father on 12 April 1411, Edward was killed at the battle of Agincourt and succeeded by his brother (he never married, though he left several illegitimate children).

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Edouard III, Duc de Bar's Timeline

June 1377
Bar, France
October 25, 1415
Age 38
Azincourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France