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Hildegarde of Burgundy

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Name  Hildegarde Burgundy

Died  1104
Hildegarde of Burgundy
Role  Robert I, Duke of Burgundy's daughter
Spouse  William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (m. 1069)
Children  William IX, Duke of Aquitaine
Parents  Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of Burgundy, Robert I, Duke of Burgundy
Grandchildren  Raymond of Poitiers, William X, Duke of Aquitaine, Agnes of Aquitaine, Queen of Aragon
Similar People  William IX - Duke of Aquitaine, William V - Duke of Aquitaine, Constance of Burgundy

Hildegarde of Burgundy (c. 1056–1104) was a French noble, Duchess consort of Gascony and Aquitaine by marriage to William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine.

She was the only daughter of Robert I, Duke of Burgundy with his second wife, Ermengarde of Anjou. She was, and by marriage, Duchess of Gascony and Aquitaine.

She married William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine; she was his third wife. William and Hildegarde had these children together:

  • William IX, Duke of Aquitaine
  • Agnes of Aquitaine, Queen of Aragon and Navarre
  • Beatrice?
  • William’s birth was a cause of great celebration at the Aquitanian court, but the Church at first considered him illegitimate because of his parents’ consanguinity. This obliged his father to make a pilgrimage to Rome soon after his birth to seek papal approval of his marriage to Hildegarde.


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