Stephen III of Auxonne

Stephen (or Étienne) III (died 1241) was count of Auxonne. He was from the House of Ivrea, son of Stephen II, count of Auxonne (died after 1173) and Judith of Lorraine (c. 1140 – 1173). He was Stephen III in his House and Stephen II as count of Auxonne.

Stephen III
Count of Auxonne
Noble familyHouse of Ivrea
Spouse(s)Beatrix, countess of Châlon
Agnes of Dreux
John, count of Chalon
FatherStephen II of Auxonne
MotherJudith of Lorraine

His father Stephen II of Auxonne was son of William III, count of Mâcon and his wife Poncette/Alice, lady of Traves. His mother Judith was daughter of Matthias I, Duke of Lorraine and Bertha Hohenstaufen (daughter of Frederick II, Duke of Swabia).

Stephen III married firstly (c.1186) to Beatrix, countess of Châlon (daughter of Guillaume, count of Chalon & Beatrix a daughter of Frederick Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor) but they divorced 1197/1200. He married secondly (before 1212) to Agnes of Dreux (1195–1258), daughter of Robert II, Count of Dreux by his second wife Yolande de Coucy.[1]

Stephen had issue only from his first marriage to Beatrix, countess of Châlon:[2]

He had also an illegitimate child: Stephen (Etienne), baron d' Oiselet (1208 - after 1267).


  1. ^ Richard 1983, p. xxviii.
  2. ^ a b Bouchard 1987, p. 314.


  • Bouchard, Constance Brittain (1987). Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1198. Cornell University Press.
  • Richard, Jean (1983). Lloyd, Simon (ed.). Saint Louis, Crusader King of France. Translated by Birrell, Jean. Cambridge University Press.

External linksEdit

  • Marek, Miroslav. "Ivrea 2". Retrieved 2015-10-11.
  • "famille Chalon". Retrieved 2015-10-11.