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Duke of Bouillon, Belgium, and Seigneur of Sedan, France Robert II of the Mark (von der Mark-Arenberg Seigneur de Sedan), Burggraf von Bouillon

French: Seigneur Robert II de la Marck Arimberg, Burggraf von Bouillon, Dutch: Heer Robrecht II van de Mark Sedan, Burggraf von Bouillon
Also Known As: "Robert II de la Marck"
Birthdate: (68)
Death: December 21, 1536 (68)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert de la Marck Arenberg, Burggraf von Bouillon and Jeanne de Marley, dame de Saulcy
Husband of Catherine de Croÿ-Chimay
Father of Robert III de la Marck Arenberg Sedan Bouillon, Burggraf von Bouillon; Philippine de La Marck; Jean de La Marck, seigneur de Saulcy and Guillaume de La Marck, seigneur de Jametz
Brother of Philippa von der Mark-Arenberg; Erard de La Marck, duc de Bouillon, cardinal; Claude de La Marck and Bonne de La Marck

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Robert II de la Marck,(1468 – November 1536), Duke of Bouillon, Belgium, and Seigneur of Sedan, France.[1] Son of Robert I de la Marck and Jeanne de Saulcy.[2]

Biography[edit]

Robert would fight against the supporters of John de Horne, Bishop of Liege, along with his own minor border engagements in the latter 15th century.[2] He fought at the battle of Novara, saving the lives of his sons,[2] was seriously wounded, taking two months to recover.[3]

By 1518, Robert was allied with Charles I of Spain, but later reconciled with Francis I of France. In 1521, he would place Virton under siege, thus instigating the Four Years War.[2] During the war between Charles and Francis, Robert would be driven from his lands by Charles which were restored following the Treaty of Madrid (1526).[2]

Family[edit]

He married Catherine de Croÿ, daughter of Philip I of Croÿ-Chimay, Count of Chimay, in 1490. They had: Philippine, m. Renaud sieur de Brederode[1] in 1521.[4] Robert III de La Marck, seigneur of Florange (d.1537)[1] Philip (d.1545)[1] Antoine[1] William seigneur de Jametz John seigneur de Jametz Jacques chevalier de l'ordre de Saint-Jean de Jérusalem Jacqueline

References[edit]

1.^ Jump up to: a b c d e Desiderius Erasmus, The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 594-841, transl. R. A. B. Mynors and D.F.S. Thomson, (University of Toronto Press, 1979), 257 note29. 2.^ Jump up to: a b c d e Bouillon, Robert II de la Marck, Duke de,, Angelo Louisa, The Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography, ed. Trevor N. Dupuy, Curt Johnson, and David L. Bongard, (Castle Books, 1995), 97. 3.Jump up ^ Pain and Memory: The War Wounds of Blaise de Monluc, Michael Wolfe, France and Its Spaces of War: Experience, Memory, Image, ed. P. Lorcin and D. Brewer, (Springer, 2009), 110. 4.Jump up ^ Images and Objects in Ritual Practices in Medieval and Early Modern Northern and Central Europe, ed. Krista Kodres and Anu Mänd, (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013), 151.

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