Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of Burgundy

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Ermengarde of Anjou
Duchess consort of Burgundy
Tenure1046/1048 – 18 March 1076
Bornc. 1018
Died(1076-03-18)18 March 1076
SpouseGeoffrey 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.[1]

She married Geoffrey II, Count of Gâtinais c. 1035 (in French Geoffroy), called Ferréol and sometimes known as Aubri, seigneur de Château-Landon.[1] Together they had:

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

Ermengarde married Robert I, Duke of Burgundy in 1046,[3] conferring on her the title Duchess of Burgundy. They had:

Ermengarde died 18 March 1076, at the Church of Fleurey-sur-Ouche.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d e Bachrach 1993, p. 262.
  2. ^ Berg 2003, p. 327.
  3. ^ Duby 1981, p. 90.
  4. ^ Bouchard 1987, p. 256.
  5. ^ Commire & Klezmer 2000, p. 247.


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  • Berg, Dieter (2003). Die Anjou-Plantagenets: Die englischen Könige im Europa des Mittelalters (1100-1400) (in German). Kohlhammer Verlag.
  • Bouchard, Constance Brittain (1987). Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1198. Cornell University Press.
  • Commire, Anne; Klezmer, Deborah, eds. (2000). Women in World History. Vol. Ead–Fur. Yorkin Publications.
  • Duby, Georges (1981). The Knight, the Lady and the Priest. University of Chicago Press.