Renauld I, Count of Nevers

Renauld I (died 29 May 1040[1]) was a French nobleman. He was the Count of Nevers and Count of Auxerre from 1028 until his death at the battle of Seignelay against Robert I, Duke of Burgundy.[1]

Renauld I, Count of Nevers
Count of Nevers
Reign1028 - 1040
PredecessorLanderich of Monceau
SuccessorRobert I, Duke of Burgundy
Died(1040-05-29)29 May 1040
Seignelay (Yonne), France
Spouse(s)
(m. 1016)
FatherLanderich of Monceau
MotherMatilda of Mâcon

FamilyEdit

Renauld was the son of Landerich of Monceau (c. 972 – 1028) and Matilda of Mâcon (c. 983 – 1005).

MarriageEdit

He married Hedwig (or Advisa) of France on 25 January 1016, daughter of Robert II, King of France and Constance of Arles.[2]

ChildrenEdit

  • William I of Nevers (c. 1030–1083/1097)[3]
  • Henry of Nevers (died 1067)[3]
  • Guy of Nevers (died 1067)[3]
  • Robert of Nevers Baron of Craon (c. 1035–1098)[3]
  • Adelaide of Nevers

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Constance Brittain Bourchard, Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1188, (Cornell University Press, 1987), 344.
  2. ^ Constance Brittain Bourchard, Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1188, 343.
  3. ^ a b c d Constance Brittain Bourchard, Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1188, 342.

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