Hugh II, Duke of Burgundy

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Hugh II
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Seal of Hugh II of Burgundy
Duke of Burgundy
Reign1103 - 1143
PredecessorOdo I, Duke of Burgundy
SuccessorOdo II, Duke of Burgundy
Born1084
Died(1143-02-06)6 February 1143
SpouseFelicia-Matilda of Mayenne
IssueOdo II, Duke of Burgundy
Sibylla of Burgundy
etc.
HouseHouse of Burgundy
FatherOdo I, Duke of Burgundy
MotherSibylla 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