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Jean de Luxembourg

John of Bohemia

1296 - Crécy-en-Ponthieu 1346
Count of Luxembourg from 1309 and King of Bohemia from 1310 and titular King of Poland. Died while fighting in the Battle of Crécy at age 50, after having been blind for a decade
(Wikipedia)
Emmanuel Fontaine
1905

Crécy-en-Ponthieu /  Jean de Luxembourg   Crécy-en-Ponthieu /  Jean de Luxembourg

Description

Monument with a medaillon showing Jean de Luxembourg on horseback, circumscribed iohannes dei gratie boemie rex : comes lucemburgensis. At the top of the monuments are the coats of arms of the kings of France (front), Luxembourg (left), Crécy-en-Ponthieu (back) and Bohemia (right)

Crécy-en-Ponthieu - Jean de Luxembourg
kings of France
Crécy-en-Ponthieu - Jean de Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Crécy-en-Ponthieu - Jean de Luxembourg
Crécy-en-Ponthieu
Crécy-en-Ponthieu - Jean de Luxembourg
Bohemia

Inscription(s)

a JEAN
de LUXEMBOURG
roi de Bohême
et a ses vaillants
compagnons d'armes
morts pour la France
a CRECY
le 26 aout 1346

a la memoire
des FRANCAIS
morts en defendant
leur patrie
le 26 aout 1346


souscription internationale
france - boheme - luxembourg
1905
louis leger - jules lair
membres de l'institut
president et tresorier du comite general
j. vayson president de l'emulation d'abbeville
v. brandicourt president des antiquaires de picardie
abbe a.j. armand membre des dites societes
e. coache depute - j. lecombte maire de crecy
am. milvoy architecte - emm. fontaine statuaure
j. lotiquet sculp. - e. dupont entr. - l. derivery appareil

Signature

Emm. Fontaine 1905

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°15'9" - E 1°52'57")

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