Alice of Normandy

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Alice of Normandy
Countess consort of Burgundy
Alice of Normandy & Burgundy .jpg
Tenure 1016–1026
Spouse Renaud I of Burgundy
Issue William I of Burgundy
Father Richard II of Normandy
Mother Judith of Brittany
Born c. 1002
Died 1038

Alice or Adeliza, Adelaide or Aelis (c. 1002 – 1038) was the daughter of Duke Richard II of Normandy (972–1026) and Judith of Brittany (c. 982–1017).

Family[edit]

She married Renaud I of Burgundy[1] and had the following children:

  1. William I of Burgundy (1020–1087)
  2. Gui de Brionne or Guy of Burgundy (c. 1025–1069), educated at the court of Normandy, who would lead a revolt for control of the Duchy of Normandy against his cousin William of Normandy (later William the Conqueror). He had to leave his county of Brionne and Vernon in Normandy, after being at the head of the coalition of the barons of Normandy, which was defeated at the Battle of Val-ès-Dunes in 1047. Guy found refuge with his uncle Geoffrey II of Anjou. He later attempted to take over the county of Burgundy from his brother William.
  3. Hugh (c. 1037 – c. 1086), Viscount of Lons-le-Saunier, sire Montmorot, Navilly and Scey married to Aldeberge Scey. They had a son Montmorot Thibert, founder of the house Montmorot (or Montmoret).
  4. Falcon or Fouques of Burgundy (in fate unknown).
  5. Alberada of Buonalbergo (or Alberada De Macon)(c.1033-c.1122) was Robert Guiscard's first wife.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Randall Fegley, The Golden Spurs of Kortrijk: How the Knights of France Fell to the Foot Soldiers of Flanders in 1302, (McFarland & Co. Inc., 2002), 104.