Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon

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Beatrice of Burgundy
Born1257
Died(1310-10-01)1 October 1310 (aged 52 or 53)
Noble family Burgundy
Spouse(s) Robert, Count of Clermont
Father John of Burgundy
Mother Agnes of Dampierre

Beatrice of Burgundy (1257 October 1, 1310) was a ruling Lady of Bourbon in 1288-1310 and, through her mother, heiress of all Bourbon estates.

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She was the daughter of John of Burgundy (son of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy) and Agnes of Dampierre, Lady of Bourbon. In 1272 Beatrice married Robert, Count of Clermont [1] and their eldest son Louis I, le Boiteux became the first Duke of Bourbon.

Issue

Robert and Beatrice had the following children:

Physical Appearance

Ottone and Acerbo Morena in their Historia Frederici I described Beatrice as "[O]f medium height, her hair shone like gold, her face most beautiful..." [2]

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References

  1. Gábor Klaniczay, Holy Rulers and Blessed Princesses: Dynastic Cults in Medieval Central Europe, translator Eva Palmai, (Cambridge University Press, 2000), 442
  2. The origins of courtliness, C. Stephen Jaeger, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985,p. 172.

See also

Preceded by
Agnes
Dame de Bourbon
1288-1310
Succeeded by
Robert