Reginald I, Count of Burgundy

Reginald I was the second count of the Free County of Burgundy. Born in 986, he was the son of Otto-William, the first count, and Ermentrude de Roucy.

Reginald I
Born986
Died1057
Noble familyHouse of Ivrea
Spouse(s)Alice of Normandy
Issue
William I of Burgundy
Guy of Brionne and Vernon
Hugh of Lons-le-Saunier
Falcon or Fouques
FatherOtto-William, Count of Burgundy
MotherErmentrude de Roucy

In 1016, Reginald married Alice of Normandy.[1] He succeeded to the county on his father's death in 1026. Reginald was succeeded by his son, William I, on his death in 1057.

Reginald married Alice and had the following children:

  • William I of Burgundy
  • Guy (c. 1025–1069),[2] unsuccessful claimant to the Duchy of Normandy and County of Burgundy
  • Hugh (c. 1037 – c. 1086), Viscount of Lons-le-Saunier, sire Montmorot, Navilly and Scey married to Aldeberge Scey. They had a son Montmorot Thibert, founder of the house Montmorot (or Montmoret).
  • Falcon or Fouques of Burgundy (fate unknown).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fegley 2002, p. 104.
  2. ^ Douglas 1964, p. 418.

SourcesEdit

  • Douglas, David C. (1964). William the Conqueror: The Norman Impact Upon England. University of California Press.
  • Fegley, Randall (2002). The Golden Spurs of Kortrijk: How the Knights of France Fell to the Foot Soldiers of Flanders in 1302. McFarland & Co. Inc.
  • Potter, Julie (1999). "The Benefactors of Bec and the Politics of Priories". In Harper-Bill, Christopher (ed.). Anglo-Norman Studies XXI: Proceedings of the Battle Conference 1998. Boydell Press.
Reginald I, Count of Burgundy
Preceded by
Otto-William
Count of Burgundy
1026–1057
Succeeded by
William I