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Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy

Agnes of France
Duchess consort of Burgundy
Tenure 1271–1306
Born c. 1260
Died 19 December 1327 (aged 66–67)
Château de Lantenay
Burial Cîteaux Abbey
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 House of Capet
Father Louis IX of France
Mother Margaret of Provence
Religion Roman Catholicism

Agnes of France (c. 1260 – 19 December 1327), Daughter of France by birth, was the youngest daughter of Louis IX of France and Margaret of Provence. She served as regent of Burgundy during the minority of her son. 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, Agnes served as regent of Burgundy for her minor son Hugh from 1306 until 1311. She died at Côte d’Or on 19 or 20 December 1327, and is buried at Abbaye de Cîteaux.[1]

Ancestry

References

  1. ^ FRANCE CAPETIAN KINGS, Medieval Lands
Preceded by
Beatrice of Navarre, Duchess of Burgundy
Duchess Consort of Burgundy
1279–1306
Succeeded by
Joan III, Countess of Burgundy
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