Henry II, Count of Bar

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Henri II, Count of Bar
Spouse(s) Philippa de Dreux
Noble family House of Montbéliard
Father Theobald I, Count of Bar
Mother Ermesinde of Bar-sur-Seine
Born 1190
Died 13 November 1239(1239-11-13)
Gaza

Henry II of Bar in French Henri II de Bar, in German Heinrich II von Bar (1190–13 November 1239) was a Count of Bar who reigned from 1214 to 1239. He was son of Count Theobald I of Bar and his first wife, Ermesinde of Bar-sur-Seine. He died at the battle of Gaza on 13 November 1239 while on Theobald of Navarre's Crusade.[1]

Spouse and children

In 1219 he married Philippa de Dreux (1192–1242),[2] the daughter of Robert II of Dreux.

Children

  • Margaret of Bar (1220–1275), in 1240 she married Henry V of Luxembourg
  • Thiébaut II of Bar (c. 1221–1291), Succeeded Henry II as Count of Bar
  • Henry, 1249
  • Jeanne (1225–1299), first married Frédéric de Blamont who died in 1255
  • Renaud (died 1271)
  • Erard (died 1335)
  • Isabelle (died 1320)

See also

References

  1. Battle of Gaza (1239), Jochen Burgtorf, Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia, Vol. I, ed. Alexander Mikaberidze, (ABC-CLIO, 2011), 332.
  2. Michael Lower, The Barons' Crusade: A Call to Arms and Its Consequences, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), 48.