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Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy

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Tenure  1271–1306
Religion  Roman Catholicism
Burial  Citeaux Abbey
Name  Agnes France,
Father  Louis IX of France
House  House of Capet
Mother  Margaret of Provence

Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy
Issue  Hugh V Blanche, Countess of Savoy Margaret, Queen of France Joan, Queen of France Odo IV Louis, King of Thessalonica Mary, Countess of Bar Robert, Count of Tonnerre
Died  December 19, 1327, Lantenay, Cote-d'Or, France
Spouse  Robert II, Duke of Burgundy (m. 1279)
Children  Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France, Joan the Lame
Parents  Margaret of Provence, Louis IX of France
Similar People  Louis IX of France, Margaret of Burgundy - Queen of, Joan the Lame, Margaret of Provence, Louis X of France

Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy


Agnes of France (c. 1260 – 19 December 1327) was a Duchess of Burgundy by marriage to Robert II, Duke of Burgundy. She served as regent of Burgundy during the minority of her son in 1306-1311.

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Life

She was the youngest daughter of Louis IX of France and Margaret of Provence. She was the youngest of eleven children, eight of whom lived to adulthood.

She married Robert II, Duke of Burgundy in 1279, and became the mother of eight children. On the death of her husband in 1306, Agnes served as regent of Burgundy for her minor son Hugh until he reached adulthood in 1311. She died at Côte d'Or, December 1327, and is buried at Abbaye de Cîteaux.

Issue

  • Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy (1282–1315).
  • Blanche (1288–1348), married Edward, Count of Savoy.
  • Margaret (1290–1315), married king Louis X of France.
  • Joan (ca.1290–1348), married count of Maine and Valois, later king Philip VI of France.
  • Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy (1295–1350).
  • Louis, King of Thessalonica (1297–1316), married Matilda of Hainaut.
  • Mary (1298–1336) married Edward I, Count of Bar
  • Robert, Count of Tonnerre (1302–1334), married Joanna, heiress of Tonnerre.
  • References

    Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy Wikipedia


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