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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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.
Beginning in 1369, when Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy, became heir to Flanders, the authors sustain their account through the regency of Margaret of Austria, who ruled the Low Countries for her nephew, Emperor Charles V, until her death in 1530.
He notes the reliance of Jacopo della Quercia's Tomb of Ilaria del Carretto in Lucca cathedral upon such earlier Franco-Flemish monuments as Claus Sluter's Tomb of Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy formerly in the Chartreuse de Champmol in Dijon.