Hugh, Count of Burgundy

Hugh of Chalon (French: Hugues; 1220–1266) was count of Burgundy by his marriage to Adelaide, Countess of Burgundy, on 1 November 1236, when he was aged 16. He was the son of John, Count of Chalon, and his first wife, Mahat, daughter of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy.

Hugh III of Châlon
Count of Burgundy, jure uxoris
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Seal of Hugh III of Burgundy
Born1220
Died1266 (aged 45–46)
Noble familyHouse of Ivrea
Spouse(s)Adelaide I of Burgundy
Issue
FatherJohn, Count of Chalon
MotherMahaud of Burgundy

He and Adelaide had the following children:

Hugh III's wife remarried to Philip I, Count of Savoy a year after his death and she was succeeded as count by Otto, one of her children by Hugh.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jackson-Laufer 1999, p. 19.
  2. ^ Cox 1999, p. 363.

SourcesEdit

  • Cox, Eugene (1999). "The kingdom of Burgundy, the lands of the house of Savoy and adjacent territories". In Abulafia, David (ed.). The New Cambridge Medieval History: Volume 5, C.1198-c.1300. Cambridge University Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Jackson-Laufer, Guida Myrl (1999). Women Rulers Throughout the Ages: An Illustrated Guide. ABC-CLIO.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)