Hugh II, Duke of Burgundy

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Seal of Hugh II of Burgundy
Seal of Hugh II of Burgundy

Hugh II of Burgundy (1084 – c. 6 February 1143) was duke of Burgundy between 1103 and 1143. Hugh was son of Odo I, Duke of Burgundy.[1] Hugh was selected custos for the monastery of St. Benigne, and this office would be held by his descendants until the end of the twelfth century.[2]

Marriage and issue[edit]

He married, in about 1115, Felicia-Matilda of Mayenne, daughter of Gauthier, Count of Mayenne and Adelina de Presles.

They had the following:

  • Aigeline of Burgundy (b.1116), married Hugh I, Count of Vaudemont
  • Clemence of Burgundy (b.1117), married Geoffrey III of Donzy[1]
  • Odo II, Duke of Burgundy, (1118–1162) married Maria of Champagne[1]
  • Gauthier, Archbishop of Besançon (1120–1180)
  • Hugh le Roux (1121–1171) married Isabel of Chalon[1]
  • Robert, Bishop of Autun (1122–1140)[1]
  • Henry, Bishop of Autun (1124–1170)[1]
  • Raymond, Count of Grignon (1125–1156) married Agnes of Montpensier[1]
  • Sibylla of Burgundy (1126–1150), married Roger II of Sicily[3]
  • Ducissa (b.1128), married Raymond de Grancy
  • Matilda of Burgundy (1130–1159), married William VII of Montpellier[1]
  • Aremburge (b.1132),[1] Nun

Ancestry[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Constance Brittain Bouchard, Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980–1198, (Cornell University Press, 1987), 256.
  2. ^ Constance Brittain Bouchard, Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980–1198, 129.
  3. ^ Hubert Houben, Roger II of Sicily: A Ruler Between East and West, (Cambridge University Press, 2002), 96.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bourchard, C.B. Sword, Miter and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy 980-1198, 1987
  • Richard, J. Annales de Bourgogne, 1958
Preceded by
Odo I
Duke of Burgundy
1103–1143
Succeeded by
Odo II