Archambaud VIII of Bourbon

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Archambaud VIII of Bourbon
Noble familyHouse of Dampierre
Alix de Forez
  • Beatrice de Montluçon
Archambaud IX of Bourbon
FatherGuy II of Dampierre
MotherMathilde of Bourbon

Archambaud VIII of Bourbon, nicknamed the Great (1189–1242), was a ruler (sire) of Bourbonnais in the modern region of Auvergne, France. His parents were Guy II of Dampierre and Mathilde of Bourbon.[1]

Archambaud’s first wife was Alix de Forez.[2] They married in 1205. Before she was repudiated, Alix bore:

Archambaud later married Beatrice de Montluçon,[5] who bore him;


  1. ^ De Vaivre and Devailly indicate Archambaud and his siblings' mother as Beatrix.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b Evergates 2007, p. 217.
  2. ^ Fassler 2010, p. 457.
  3. ^ Devailly 1973, p. 368.
  4. ^ a b c d de Vaivre 1980, p. 398-399.
  5. ^ Stirnemann 1993, p. 210.
  6. ^ Schenk 2012, p. 201.


  • Devailly, Guy (1973). Le Berry du X siecle au milieu du XIII (in French). Mouton & Co.
  • Evergates, Theodore (2007). The Aristocracy in the County of Champagne, 1100–1300. University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Fassler, Margot Elsbeth (2010). The Virgin of Chartres: Making History Through Liturgy and the Arts. Yale University Press.
  • Schenk, Jochen (2012). Templar Families: Landowning Families and the Order of the Temple in France, c. 1120–1307. Cambridge University Press.
  • Stirnemann, Patricia (1993). "Some Champenois Vernacular Manuscripts and the Manerius Style of Illumination". In Busby, Keith; Nixon, Terry; Stones, Alison; Walters, Lori (eds.). Les Manuscrits de Chrétien de Troyes (in French). Vol. 1. Rodopi B.V.
  • de Vaivre, Jean-Bernard (1980). "Les tombeaux des sires de Bourbon (XIIIe et première partie du XIVe siècles)". Bulletin Monumental Année. 138–4: 365–403.

Archambaud VIII of Bourbon
Born: 1189 Died: 1242
Preceded by Sire de Bourbon Succeeded by