Marie of Brabant (c. 1260–1321)

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Marie of Brabant (c. 1260–1321)

Queen of France . Name variations: Mary Louvain; Mary of Brabant; Marie de Brabant. Born around 1260; died in 1321; daughter of Henry III (d. 1261), duke of Brabant, and Adelaide of Burgundy (d. 1273); became second wife of Philip III the Bold (1245–1285), king of France (r. 1270–1285), in 1274; children: Louis of Evreux (d. 1319); Margaret of France (c. 1282–1318, who married Edward I, king of England). Philip's first wife was Isabella of Aragon (1243–1271).