1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Charles II. (Duke of Lorraine)

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CHARLES II. (d. 1431), duke of Lorraine, called The Bold, is sometimes referred to as Charles I. A son of Duke John I., he succeeded his father in 1390; but he neglected his duchy and passed his life in warfare. He died on the 25th of January 1431, leaving two daughters, one of whom, Isabella (d. 1453), married René I. of Anjou (1409–1450), king of Naples, who succeeded his father-in-law as duke of Lorraine.