Stephen I, Count of Burgundy
|Stephen I, Count of Burgundy|
|Spouse(s)||Beatrix of Lorraine|
|Noble family||House of Ivrea|
|Father||William I, Count of Burgundy|
Stephen succeeded to the County in 1097, following the death in the Crusades of his elder brother. He participated in the Crusade of 1101, helping with the capture of Ancyra and fighting in the disastrous Battle of Mersivan, whence he barely escaped.
Stephen died shortly thereafter, in 1102, aged 37. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Reginald III of Burgundy.
He was married to Beatrix of Lorraine, daughter of Gerard, Duke of Lorraine and Hedwige of Namur. Beatrix died in 1116/1117. Their children were:
- 1) Isabella, who married Hugh, Count of Champagne who later renounced her and their son Eudes.
- 2) Renaud III (see above)
- 3) William III of Mâcon
- 4) Clemence/Marguerite, d. 1164, who married Guigues IV d'Albon, Dauphin de Viennois. They were parents of Guigues V of Albon
Stephen I, Count of BurgundyBorn: 1065 Died: 1102
|Count Palatine of Burgundy
Reginald (Renaud) III