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Friday, May 29, 2020

Duke Hugues II de Bourgogne & Duchess Mathilde de Mayenne

1513002720. Duke Hugues II de Bourgogne & 1513002721. Duchess Mathilde de Mayenne

1085, Hughes born in Burgundy, s/o 756472974. Eudes I of Burgundy & 756472975. Sibylle de Bourgogne.

~1093, Mathilde born in France, d/o §§Seigneur Gauthier de Mayenne & Dame Aline de Beaugency.

8/5/1100, Henry I crowned King of England.

1101, ‘Odo dux Burgundiæ’ granted compensation for his actions to Cluny in which he names ‘filiorumque suorum, Hugonis, Heinrici.’

Bef. 6/1101, Hugh appointed as regent by his father who was leaving on crusade.

Bef. 6/1101, Hughes subscribed the charter of his father to Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon.

1103, Hugues succeeded his father as Hugues II ‘le Pacifique’, duke of Burgundy.

1103, ‘Hugodux Burgundie filius Odonis ducis’ donated property to Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon specifying that his father died ‘in itinere Hierosolimitano’.

8/3/1108, Louis VI crowned King of France.

1109 in Normandy, Hugues supported King Louis VI of France against King Henry I of England.

1110, Duke Hugh withdrew his support for the Cistercian order founded by his father.

1112, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, besieged Seigneur de Grancey-le-Chateau. Members of the siege included brothers of [future] Saint Bernard of Clairvaux; who are said to have received their call during this siege. (S) Boundaries of Charity, Newman, 1996, P26.

[––Hugh & Mathilde--]

By 1112, Hugh married Mathilde.

1113-19, ‘Hugo Burgundie dux’ donated property to Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon naming ‘Mathilde coniugis mei et filio mei Oddonis’.

1119, ‘Hugo … dux Burgundie et coniunx mea Mahaldis’ donated property to Cîteaux.

1120s, The nunnery of Tart, affiliated with Citeaux, founded by Arnulf Cornu with consent of Duke Hugh II of Burgundy. (S) Sword, Miter and Cloister, Bouchard, 2009, P123.

8/1124, King Louis VI, having assembled an army from across France, repeled invading Emperor Henry V in Lorraine. Before going into battle Louis acquired the red silk banner, the Oriflamme of St. Denis, to carry into battle. An easy victory, Hugues the commander of the vanguard [the center] with William, count of Nevers. (S) The Capetians, Bradbury, 2007, P143.

1129, Duke Hugh of Burgundy, Bishop Guilenc of Langres, and other noblemen gathered at St-Benigne to hear Guy Cornelly’s proposal to have the monks take over care of his wife and daughters, who had leprosy. (S) Templar Families, Schenk, 2012, P139.

10/20/1131, ‘Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in ‘Flagit et Verne’ to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of ‘uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio.’

1132, Hugh, duke of Burgundy, sent a letter to William X, count of Poitiers and duke of Aquitaine. (S) Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Williams, 1935, P116.

1133, The Pope called on Duke Hughes to enforce the solution of a long-standing quarrel between the houses of St. Seine and St. Etienne of Dijon. (S) Sword, Miter and Cloister, Bouchard, 2009, P129.

8/1/1137, Louis VII succeeded as king of France.

1142, Hugues died; buried with his father at Abbaye de Citeaux, Cote-d’Or. (S) Life of St. Stephen Harding, Dalgairns, 1898, P79.


6/28/1156, ‘Odo dux Burgundie, Maltrix mater eius …’ witnessed a donation to Grosbois abbey by ‘Henricus Eduensis ecclesie presul.’

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Children of Hugues and Mathilde:

i. Eudes II of Burgundy (756501360), born 1112-18 in Burgundy.

ii. Matilda of Burgundy (189110357), born ~1130 in Burgundy.

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