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He seemed at first inclined to press a quarrel with France over the Burgundian frontier, but the refusal of Pope Boniface VIII.
The Burgundian region, including Cte dOr and the valley of the Sane (Beaujolais, Mconnais).
The foundation of the Burgundian r ule in the Netherlands was laid by the succession of Y Philip the Bold to the counties of Flanders and Artois in 1384 in right of his wife Margaret de Male.
The consolidation of the Burgundian power was effected by Philip the Good, grandson of Philip the Bold, in his long and successful reign of 48 years, 1419-1467.
He made his bastard son David bishop of Utrecht, and from 1456 onwards that see continued under Burgundian influence.