Yolande of Dreux, Duchess of Burgundy

Yolande of Dreux (1212–1248) was Duchess of Burgundy as the first wife of Hugh IV of Burgundy (duke of Burgundy between 1218 and 1271).[1]

Yolande of Dreux
Died1248 (aged 35–36)
Noble familyDreux
Spouse(s)Hugh IV of Burgundy
FatherRobert III of Dreux
MotherAlianor de St. Valéry

She was the daughter of Count Robert III "Gasteblé" of Dreux[1] and of Braine, and his wife Alianor de St. Valéry.


Yolande's children with Hugh IV of Burgundy included:


  1. ^ a b Michael Lower, The Barons' Crusade: A Called to Arms and Its Consequences, (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005), 97.
  2. ^ a b (FR)Michelle Bubenicek, Quand les femmes gouvernent: droit et politique au XIVe siècle:Yolande de Flandre, Droit et politique au XIV siecle, (Ecole des Chartes, 2002), 54.

Yolande of Dreux, Duchess of Burgundy
Born: 1212 Died: 1248
Preceded by
Alice of Vergy
Duchess consort of Burgundy
Succeeded by
Beatrice of Navarre