Cambrai double wedding
The double wedding of Cambrai took place on April 12, 1385 in Cambrai . The twenty-year-old Wilhelm , the eldest son of Duke Albrecht I of Straubing-Holland , married Margarete , the eldest daughter of Duke Philip the Bold of Burgundy . Their brother, who later became Duke Johann Ohnefurcht , married Wilhelm's sister, who was also called Margarete .
The wedding was a major event of European standing, to which more than 20,000 guests were invited. The lavish celebrations, at which the French King Charles VI. took part lasted for eight days.
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