Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy

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Agnes of France
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Duchess consort of Burgundy
Bornc. 1260
Died19 December 1327 (aged 6667)
Château de Lantenay
Spouse Robert II, Duke 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
House Capet
Father Louis IX of France
Mother Margaret of Provence
Religion Roman Catholicism

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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  1. Topping 1974, p. 738.
  2. 1 2 Topping 1974, p. 109.


Preceded by
Beatrice of Navarre
Duchess consort of Burgundy
Succeeded by
Joan III of Burgundy