Philip the Bold


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Philip the Bold

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(Biography) 1342–1404, duke of Burgundy (1363–1404), noted for his courage at Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War: regent of France for his nephew Charles VI (1368–88, 1392–1404)
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Maelwael in his turn was polyvalent too: he was appointed as the court painter of Philip the Bold in Dijon in t397, and his artistic duties were far wider than the modern designation 'painter' would imply.
Second, in these times marked by the mental instability of the reigning monarch Charles VI, Christine's biography represents her attempt to unify those governing the country on the dauphin's behalf, in particular his uncle Louis of Orleans and his great uncles, Philip the Bold of Burgundy and John of Berry, all of whom were Christine's patrons at one time or another.
Jean de Berri, Charles V of France, and Philip the Bold reacted by buying up books of hours commissioned by women--making presents of them to other men--and commissioning new ones of their own.
In 1384, Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, son of King John the Good of France, succeeded to the counties of Flanders and Artois on the death of his father-in-law, Count Louis de Male.