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Louis, Count of Évreux

Louis of France, count of Évreux (1275 † 1319) and Marguerite of Artois († 1311).

Louis of France, count of Évreux, son of Philippe III the bold and Marie Brabant Marguerite of Artois, wife of Louis of France, daughter of Philippe of Artois.

The recumbent effigy of Marguerite of Artois was commissioned by her husband for the church of les Jacobins. She is depicted in a long dress typical of the aristocracy of the fourteenth century, decorated with a veil and a chin piece.

His son Charles, Count of Etampes is also buried in the Basilica.

Louis of France is depicted dressed like a knight.

On the left : Recumbent effigy of Marguerite of Artois. © Pascal Lemaître - Centre des monuments nationaux.
On the right : Recumbent effigy of Louis, Count of Évreux. © Jean-Christophe Ballot - Centre des monuments nationaux.



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