House of Burgundy

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For the royal house of the County of Burgundy that ruled in Castile and León, see Anscarids.
House of Burgundy
Old Arms of the Dukes of Burgundy.svg
Country Duchy of Burgundy
Parent house House of Capet
Founded 1032
Founder Robert of Burgundy
Final ruler Philip of Burgundy
Current head Extinct
Dissolution 1361 (ducal line)
Cadet branches

Portuguese House of Burgundy

The House of Burgundy (Casa de Borgonha, Portuguese pronunciation: [buɾˈɣoɲɐ]) was a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty, descending from Robert I, Duke of Burgundy, a younger son of Robert II of France.

The House ruled the Duchy of Burgundy from 1032–1361. The main line of the dynasty ended with the death in 1361 of Philip I, Duke of Burgundy. His duchy was inherited by John II of France, whose mother had been a member of the House of Burgundy, so the duchy passed to the House of Valois, then the ruling house of France.

Notable members of the main line of the House of Burgundy include:

The Portuguese Branch[edit]

The Portuguese House of Burgundy was the Portuguese cadet house of the House of Burgundy, founded by Henry, Count of Portugal in 1093. The house would go extinct with the death of King Ferdinand I of Portugal in 1383.

See also[edit]

House of Burgundy
Cadet branch of the House of Capet
Preceded by
House of Capet
Ruling House of the Duchy of Burgundy
1032 – 1361
Succeeded by
House of Valois