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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Une epistre lamentable et consolatoire adressee en 1397 a Philippe le Hardi, due de Bourgogne, sur la defaite de Nicopolis (1396).
In Burgundy in 1395, Philippe le Hardi Duc de Bourgogne, a man of great sensibilities, was so repulsed by the coarseness and rusticity of wines made from the Gamay grape that he instructed his subjects to uproot the variety.
The first of them was Philippe le Hardi, a younger son of King John II of France.