Henry II, Count of Bar

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.[1] Henry was killed on 13 November 1239 during the Barons' Crusade, when he diverted several hundred crusaders from the main army under Theobald I of Navarre to fight a force of Ayyubid Muslims at Gaza.[2]

Henri II, Count of Bar
Born1190
Died(1239-11-13)13 November 1239
Gaza
Noble familyMontbéliard
Spouse(s)Philippa de Dreux
FatherTheobald I, Count of Bar
MotherErmesinde of Bar-sur-Seine

Spouse and children

In 1219 he married Philippa de Dreux (1192–1242),[3] the daughter of Robert II of Dreux.

Children

See also

References

  1. Péporté 2011, p. 81.
  2. Burgtorf 2011, p. 332.
  3. Lower 2005, p. 48.
  4. Gade 1951, p. 96.
  5. Richard 1983, p. xxviii.

Sources

  • Burgtorf, Jochen (2011). "Battle of Gaza (1239)". In Mikaberidze, Alexander (ed.). Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia. Vol. I. ABC-CLIO.
  • Gade, John A. (1951). Luxemburg in the Middle Ages. E.J. Brill.
  • Lower, Michael (2005). The Barons' Crusade: A Call to Arms and Its Consequences. University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Péporté, P. (2011). Historiography, Collective Memory and Nation-Building in Luxembourg. Brill.
  • Richard, Jean (1983). Lloyd, Simon (ed.). Saint Louis, Crusader King of France. Translated by Birrell, Jean. Cambridge University Press.


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