Hugh II, Duke 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]

Hugh II
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Seal of Duke Hugh
Duke of Burgundy
Reign1103 - 1143
PredecessorOdo I
SuccessorOdo II
Born1084
Died(1143-02-06)6 February 1143
SpouseMatilda of Mayenne
Issue
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Odo II, Duke of Burgundy
Sibylla of Burgundy
HouseBurgundy
FatherOdo I, Duke of Burgundy
MotherSibylla of Burgundy
Seal of Hugh II of Burgundy

Marriage and issueEdit

He married, c 1115, Matilda of Mayenne, daughter of Walter, Count of Mayenne and Adelina de Presles.[3]

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[4]
  • Ducissa (b.1128), married Raymond de Grancy
  • Matilda of Burgundy (1130–1159), married William VII of Montpellier[1]
  • Aremburge (b.1132),[1] Nun

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Bouchard 1987, p. 256.
  2. ^ Bouchard 1987, p. 129.
  3. ^ Power 2004, p. 508.
  4. ^ Houben 2002, p. 96.

SourcesEdit

  • Bouchard, Constance Brittain (1987). Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church of Burgundy, 980-1198. Cornell University Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Houben, Hubert (2002). Roger II of Sicily: A Ruler Between East and West. Cambridge University Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Power, Daniel (2004). The Norman Frontier in the Twelfth and Early Thirteenth Centuries. Cambridge University Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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