Margaret of Artois (d. 1382)

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Margaret of Artois (d. 1382)

Countess of Artois . Name variations: Marguerite of Artois; Margaret Capet; Joan. Reigned as countess of Artois from 1361 to 1382. Died in 1382; daughter of Philip V the Tall (c. 1294–1322), king of France (1316–1322), and Jeanne I of Burgundy (c. 1291–1330); married Louis I (d. 1346), count of Flanders (r. 1322–1346); children: Louis II de Male (1330–1384), count of Flanders and Artois (r. 1346–1384).

Margaret of Artois was the daughter of Philip V the Tall, king of France, and Jeanne I of Burgundy . As countess of Artois, Margaret reigned from 1361 to 1382. After her death, the county of Artois merged with that of Flanders, which had belonged to her husband Louis.