Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of Burgundy

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Ermengarde of Anjou
Duchess of Burgundy
Bornc. 1018
Angers
Died(1076-03-18)18 March 1076
Fleurey-sur-Ouche
Noble familyIngelger
Spouse(s)Geoffrey II, Count of Gâtinais
Robert I, Duke of Burgundy
FatherFulk III of Anjou
MotherHildegarde of Sundgau

Ermengarde of Anjou (c. 1018 – 18 March 1076), known as Blanche, was a Duchess consort of Burgundy. She was the daughter of Count Fulk III of Anjou and Hildegarde of Sundgau.[1] She was sometimes known as Ermengarde-Blanche.

She married Geoffrey II, Count of Gâtinais c. 1035 (in French Geoffroy), called Ferréol and sometimes known as Aubri, seigneur de Château-Landon.[2] Together they had three children:

Geoffrey II died sometime between 1043 and 1046, and Ermengarde's mother died while on pilgrimage to Jerusalem in 1046.

She married Robert I, Duke of Burgundy in 1046, conferring on her the title Duchess of Burgundy.[4] Together they had one daughter:

Ermengarde was murdered on 18 March 1076, at the Church of Fleurey-sur-Ouche, three days before her 58th birthday.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band III Teilband 1, Herzogs und Grafenhäuser des Heiligen Römischen Reiches Andere Europäiche Fürstenhäuser (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 116
  2. ^ a b c d Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band II: Die Ausserdeutschen Staaten Die Regierenden Häuser der Übrigen Staaten Europas (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 82
  3. ^ Alice Saunier-Seité, Les Courtenay, Éditions France-Empire, 1998. ISBN 2-7048-0845-7.
  4. ^ a b Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band II: Die Ausserdeutschen Staaten Die Regierenden Häuser der Übrigen Staaten Europas (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 20
  5. ^ "Hildegarde of Burgundy". Encyclopedia of Things. 22 January 2019. Retrieved 27 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Ermangarde "Blanche" de Bourgogne". Encyclopedia of Things. 15 October 2020. Retrieved 27 December 2020.