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The Duchy of Burgundy, today Bourgogne, has its origin in the small portion of traditional lands of Burgundians west of river Saône which in 843 was allotted to Charles the Bald's kingdom of West Franks. Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Spain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Spain. ... The Cross of Burgundy Flag was used by Spain from 1506-1785. ... (Région flag) (Region logo) Location Administration Capital Dijon Regional President François Patriat (PS) (since 2004) Departments Yonne Côte-dOr Nièvre Saône-et-Loire Arrondissements 15 Cantons 174 Communes 2,045 Statistics Land area1 31,582 km² Population (Ranked 16th)  - January 1, 2006 est. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Saône is a river of eastern France. ... Charles the Bald - Detail from a painting in the First Bible of Charles the Bald, painted ca. ... West Franks. ...


As it was known as their kingdom of Burgundy to France, the name Burgundy was attached over centuries to this border region, as most lands of the Burgundians lost central power and disintegrated into principalities known by other names. The Western kings appointed governors to this province with the title of Duke, and eventually the ducal position became hereditary. The following is a list of the Kings of Burgundy // Kings of the Burgundians The Burgundians had left Bornholm, ca 300, and settled near the Vistula. ... A duke is a nobleman, historically of highest rank and usually controlling a duchy. ...

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List of Dukes of Burgundy

Bosonid dynasty

The first margrave (marchio), later duke (dux), of Burgundy was Richard of the House of Ardennes, whose duchy was created from the merging of several regional counties of the kingdom of Provence which had belonged to his brother Boso. The Bosonids were a dynasty of Franks that have been named in modern times by their descent from Boso the Elder. ... The following is a list of the Kings of Burgundy. ... Boso was a Frankish noblemen, related to the Carolingian dynasty, and rose to be King of Provence. ...


His descendants and their relatives by marriage ruled the duchy until its annexation over a century later by the French crown, their suzerain.

Richard of Autun (ca. ... For other uses, see number 880. ... Events Embassy of Ahmad ibn Fadlan from Baghdad to the king of the Volga Bulgars on behalf of the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtadir Henry the Fowler invades Bavaria and obtains fealty from Arnulf the Bad Births King Edmund I of England Onmyoji Abe no Seimei Deaths September 1 - Richard of... Rudolph of Burgundy (also Raoul or Ralph) (died January 15, 936) was duke of Burgundy between 921/923 and King of Western Francia from this date to his death. ... Events Embassy of Ahmad ibn Fadlan from Baghdad to the king of the Volga Bulgars on behalf of the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtadir Henry the Fowler invades Bavaria and obtains fealty from Arnulf the Bad Births King Edmund I of England Onmyoji Abe no Seimei Deaths September 1 - Richard of... Events June 15 - Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed, King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy. ... Kings ruled in France from the Middle Ages to 1848. ... Hugh of Burgundy (died 952), known as the Black, was duke of Burgundy between 923 to his death. ... Events June 15 - Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed, King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy. ... Events Hugh Capet marries Adelaide of Aquitaine Deaths Emperor Suzaku of Japan Hugh, Duke of Burgundy Categories: 952 ... Gilbert of Chalon or Giselbert (died April 8, 956) was duke of Burgundy between 952 and 956. ... Events Hugh Capet marries Adelaide of Aquitaine Deaths Emperor Suzaku of Japan Hugh, Duke of Burgundy Categories: 952 ... Deaths April 8 - Gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy Categories: 956 ...

Robertian dynasty

The Robertians, or Robertines, were a Frankish family that obtained their name form a Frank called Robert the Strong. ... Odo of Paris (944–February 22, 965) was duke of Burgundy from 956 to his death. ... Deaths April 8 - Gilbert of Chalon, Duke of Burgundy Categories: 956 ... March 1 - Pope Leo VIII is restored in place of Pope Benedict V October 1 - Pope John XIII succeeds Pope Leo VIII as the 133rd pope. ... Otto-Henry of Paris ( 946– October 15, 1002), known as the Great, was duke of Burgundy from 956 to his death. ... March 1 - Pope Leo VIII is restored in place of Pope Benedict V October 1 - Pope John XIII succeeds Pope Leo VIII as the 133rd pope. ... Events November 13 - English king Ethelred gives order to kill all Danes in England, leading to the St. ... Otto-William (died 1026) was duke of Burgundy between 1002 and 1004. ... Events November 13 - English king Ethelred gives order to kill all Danes in England, leading to the St. ... Events December: End of the Samanid dynasty in Bokhara. ...

House of Capet

Coat of arms of the Dukes of Burgundy until 1361 (House of Capet and House of Burgundy).

In 1004, Burgundy was annexed by the king, of the House of Capet. Otto II William continued to rule what would come to be called the Free County of Burgundy. His descendants formed another House of Ivrea. The House of Capet includes any of the direct descendants of Robert the Strong. ... Image File history File links Blason_Ducs_Bourgogne_(ancien). ... Image File history File links Blason_Ducs_Bourgogne_(ancien). ... Events December: End of the Samanid dynasty in Bokhara. ... The House of Capet includes any of the direct descendants of Robert the Strong. ... The County of Burgundy was a medieval county, within the modern Franche-Comté. It should not be confused with the Duchy of Burgundy. ... The Anscarids (sometimes House of Ivrea) were a medieval dynasty of Burgundian origin which rose to prominence in Italy in the tenth century, even briefly holding the Italian throne. ...

  • Robert (10041016) (also king of France as Robert II)
  • Henry (10161032) (also king of France as Henry I)

Robert II the Pious (French: Robert II le Pieux) (March 27, 972 – July 20, 1031) was King of France from 996 to 1031. ... Events December: End of the Samanid dynasty in Bokhara. ... George Tsul, ruler of Khazaria, is captured by a combined Byzantine-Rus force, which effectively ends Khazarias existence. ... Henry I (French: Henri Ier) (May 4, 1008–August 4, 1060) was King of France from 1031 to 1060. ... George Tsul, ruler of Khazaria, is captured by a combined Byzantine-Rus force, which effectively ends Khazarias existence. ... Events February 2 - Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, becomes King of Burgundy. ...

House of Burgundy

The House of Burgundy was a cadet branch of the House of Capet descended from Henry I's younger brother Robert. Most of the dukes of the family bore the names Henry and Eudes, which is sometimes spelled Odo. The House of Burgundy (or Afonsine House) was the first dynasty of Kings of Portugal. ... The House of Burgundy (or Afonsine House) was the first dynasty of Kings of Portugal. ...

Robert I Capet (1011 – March 21, 1076) was duke of Burgundy between 1032 to his death. ... Events February 2 - Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, becomes King of Burgundy. ... Events February 14 - Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. ... Hugh I of Burgundy (1057 – August 29, 1093) was duke of Burgundy between 1076 and 1079. ... Events February 14 - Pope Gregory VII excommunicates Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events Persian astronomer, Omar Khayyám, computed the length of the year as 365. ... Eudes I of Burgundy (1058– 23 Mar. ... Events Persian astronomer, Omar Khayyám, computed the length of the year as 365. ... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births February... cock ... Events April 27 - Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, goes into exile after falling out with Henry I of England Amadeus III becomes Count of Savoy Bohemund I of Antioch is released from imprisonment among the Turks The Scandinavian city of Lund becomes a see within the Roman Catholic Church Births February... Events Manuel I Comnenus becomes Byzantine Emperor. ... Eudes II of Burgundy (1118–June 27, 1162) was duke of Burgundy between 1143 and 1162. ... Events Manuel I Comnenus becomes Byzantine Emperor. ... Events June 3 - Thomas Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. ... Hugh III of Burgundy (1142 – August 25, 1192, in Acre) was duke of Burgundy between 1162 and 1192. ... Events June 3 - Thomas Becket consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. ... // Events The Third Crusade ends in disaster. ... Eudes III of Burgundy (1166 – July 6, 1218) was duke of Burgundy between 1192 and 1218. ... // Events The Third Crusade ends in disaster. ... // Events Damietta is besieged by the knights of the Fifth Crusade. ... Hugh IV of Burgundy (March 9, 1213 – October 27, 1271) was duke of Burgundy between 1218 and 1271. ... // Events Damietta is besieged by the knights of the Fifth Crusade. ... For broader historical context, see 1270s and 13th century. ... Robert II of Burgundy (1248–March 21, 1306) was duke of Burgundy between 1272 and 1306. ... For broader historical context, see 1270s and 13th century. ... Events March 25 - Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland June 19 - Forces of Earl of Pembroke defeat Bruces Scottish rebels at the Battle of Methven Philip IV of France exiles all the Jews from France and confiscates their property In London, a city ordinance degrees that heating with... Hugh V of Burgundy (1282–May 9, 1315) was Duke of Burgundy between 1306 and 1315. ... Events March 25 - Robert the Bruce becomes King of Scotland June 19 - Forces of Earl of Pembroke defeat Bruces Scottish rebels at the Battle of Methven Philip IV of France exiles all the Jews from France and confiscates their property In London, a city ordinance degrees that heating with... Events August 13 - Louis X of France marries Clemence dAnjou. ... Eudes IV of Burgundy (1295 – April 3, 1350) was Duke of Burgundy from 1315 until his death. ... Events August 13 - Louis X of France marries Clemence dAnjou. ... // Events January 9 - The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland is rounded up and incinerated, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing bubonic plague. ... Philip I of Burgundy, also known as Philip of Rouvres (1346 – November 21, 1361) was Duke of Burgundy between 1349 and 1361. ... // Events January 9 - The Jewish population of Basel, Switzerland is rounded up and incinerated, believed by the residents to be the cause of the ongoing bubonic plague. ... Founding of the University of Pavia, Italy. ...

House of Valois

Coat of arms of John I the Good and Philip II the Bold from 1361 (House of Valois).
Coat of arms of John II the Fearless from 1404 (House of Valois).
Coat of arms of Philip III the Good, Charles I the Bold and Mary I the Rich from 1419 (House of Valois).

The last of the direct descendants of Robert I dying without children, the duchy was successfully claimed by his nearest heir by proximity of blood, the French king, John the Good, of the House of Valois. Image File history File links Armoiries_Bourgogne_Moderne. ... Image File history File links Armoiries_Bourgogne_Moderne. ... Image File history File links Armoiries_Bourgogne_Jean_sans_Peur. ... Image File history File links Armoiries_Bourgogne_Jean_sans_Peur. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Proximity or closeness in degree of kinship is one of the ways to determine succession based on genealogy. ... The Valois Dynasty succeeded the Capetian Dynasty as rulers of France from 1328-1589. ...

John II the Good (French: Jean II le Bon) (April 16, 1319 – April 8, 1364), was King of France 1350–1364, Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou and Maine 1332–1350, Count of Poitiers 1344–1350, and Duke of Guienne 1345–1350. ... Founding of the University of Pavia, Italy. ... Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s - 1360s - 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 - 1363 - 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 See also: 1363 state leaders Events Magnus II, King of Sweden, is deposed by Albert of Mecklenburg. ...

House of Valois-Burgundy

See: Philip III of France (1245-1285, king of France 1270-1285) Philip II, Duke of Burgundy (1363-1404, regent of France 1380-1388) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s - 1360s - 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 - 1363 - 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 See also: 1363 state leaders Events Magnus II, King of Sweden, is deposed by Albert of Mecklenburg. ... Events June 14 - Owain Glyndwr of Wales allies with the French against the English and the Henry of Lancaster. ... John the Fearless (French: Jean sans Peur), also John II, Duke of Burgundy, known as John of Valois and John of Burgundy (May 28, 1371 – September 10, 1419), was Duke of Burgundy from 1404 to 1419. ... Events June 14 - Owain Glyndwr of Wales allies with the French against the English and the Henry of Lancaster. ... Events January 19 – Hundred Years War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England which brings Normandy under the control of England. ... Philip III, Duke of Burgundy (Philip the Good or Philippe le Bon) (1396–1467) was Duke of Burgundy from 1419 until his death. ... Events January 19 – Hundred Years War: Rouen surrenders to Henry V of England which brings Normandy under the control of England. ... Events October 29 - Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege Beginning of the Sengoku Period in Japan. ... Charles the Bold Charles, called the Bold (French: Charles le Téméraire) (November 10, 1433 – 1477) was Duke of Burgundy from 1467 to 1477. ... Events October 29 - Battle of Brusthem: Charles the Bold defeats Liege Beginning of the Sengoku Period in Japan. ... Events January 5 - Battle of Nancy - Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. ... Mary of Burgundy. ... Events January 5 - Battle of Nancy - Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ...

House of Habsburg

In 1477, the territory of the Duchy of Burgundy was annexed by France. In the same year, Mary married Maximilian, Archduke of Austria, giving the Habsburgs control of the remainder of the Burgundian Inheritance. Maximilian I of Habsburg (March 22, 1459 – January 12, 1519) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his death. ... This is a list of margraves, dukes, archdukes, and emperors of Austria. ... Image:Flag of the Hapsburg Monarchy. ... The collective term Austrian Crown Jewels or insignia denotes the regalia and vestments worn by the Holy Roman Emperor, and later the Austrian Emperor during the coronation ceremony and at various other state functions. ...


Although the territory of the Duchy of Burgundy itself remained in the hands of France, the Habsburgs remained in control of the title of Duke of Burgundy and the other parts of the Burgundian inheritance, notably the Low Countries and the Free County of Burgundy in the Holy Roman Empire. They often used the term Burgundy to refer to it, e.g. the Burgundian Circle, until the late 18th century, when the Austrian Netherlands were lost to French Republic. It has been suggested that Regents: Low Countries be merged into this article or section. ... The County of Burgundy was a medieval county, within the modern Franche-Comté. It should not be confused with the Duchy of Burgundy. ... This article is about the medieval empire. ... Coat of arms of the second Duchy of Burgundy and later of the French province of Burgundy Burgundy (French: ; German: ) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks; the former gave their... A map of the Imperial Circles as at the beginning of the 16th century The Burgundian Circle (in German, Burgundischer Reichskreis) was an Imperial Circle of the Holy Roman Empire. ... Originally the term Netherlands referred to a much larger entity than the current Kingdom of the Netherlands. ...

Maximilian I of Habsburg (March 22, 1459 – January 12, 1519) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his death. ... Events January 5 - Battle of Nancy - Charles the Bold of Burgundy is again defeated, and this time is killed. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... 1494 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Philip the Handsome (July 22, 1478 – September 25, 1506; Spanish: ; German: ; French: ) was the son of the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. Through his mother Mary of Burgundy he inherited the greater part of the Burgundian state the Burgundian Netherlands and through his wife Joanna the Mad he briefly succeeded... Events Portuguese fortify Fort Elmina on the Gold Coast Tizoc rules the Aztecs Diogo Cão, a Portuguese navigator, becomes the first European to sail up the Congo. ... 1506 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Carlist claimant King Carlos V, see Infante Carlos, Count of Molina. ...

House of Habsburg-Spain

Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II de Habsburgo; Portuguese: Filipe I) (May 21, 1527 – September 13, 1598) was the first official King of Spain from 1556 until 1598, King of Naples and Sicily from 1554 until 1598, king consort of England (as husband of Mary I) from 1554 to 1558, Lord... Philip III of Spain Philip III (Spanish: Felipe III) (April 14, 1578 – March 31, 1621) was the king of Spain and Portugal (as Philip II Portuguese: Filipe II), from 1598 until his death. ... Philip IV (), (April 8, 1605 – September 17, 1665) was King of Spain from 1621 to 1665 and also King of Portugal until 1640. ... Charles II of Spain. ...

House of Habsburg

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI Charles VI, (German Karl VI; in full Karl Josef Franz)Holy Roman Emperor (October 1, 1685 – October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1711 to 1740 and the second son of Leopold I with his third wife, Eleonore-Magdalena of Pfalz-Neuburg. ... Not to be confused with Maria Theresa of Austria (1816-1867). ... Joseph II (full name: Joseph Benedikt August Johannes Anton Michel Adam; March 13, 1741 – February 20, 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to 1790. ... Leopold II (born Peter Leopold Joseph) (May 5, 1747 – March 1, 1792) was the penultimate Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand Duke of Tuscany. ... Francis I in Austrian coronation regalia, 1832 Austrian thaler of Francis II, dated 1821. ...

Other claimants

The title was shortly claimed by king Philip V of Spain (Philip VIII) of the House of Bourbon between 1700–1706 when the succession of the Spanish throne was disputed between the Houses of Habsburg and Bourbon. King Philip V of Spain (December 19, 1683 – July 9, 1746) or Philippe of Anjou was king of Spain from 1700 to 1746, the first of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain. ... Also see:  Early Modern France The House of Bourbon is an important European royal house, a branch of the Capetian dynasty. ... Combatants Habsburg Empire England (1701-6) Great Britain (1707-14)[1] Dutch Republic Kingdom of Portugal Crown of Aragon Duchy of Savoy [2] Kingdom of France Kingdom of Spain Electorate of Bavaria Hungarian Rebels [3] Commanders Eugene of Savoy Margrave of Baden Count Starhemberg Duke of Marlborough Marquis de Ruvigny...


At the same time, various members of the French royal family, most notably Louis, Dauphin of France, the father of Louis XV of France, also used the title. Louis, Dauphin of France and Duke of Burgundy (August 16, 1682 - February 18, 1712) was the son of Louis, le Grand Dauphin, and Maria Anna of Bavaria. ... Louis XV, called the Beloved (French: le Bien-Aimé) (February 15, 1710 – May 10, 1774), ruled as King of France and Navarre from 1715 until his death. ...


See also

Coat of arms of the second Duchy of Burgundy and later of the French province of Burgundy Burgundy (French: ; German: ) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks; the former gave their... The following is a list of the Kings of Burgundy // Kings of the Burgundians The Burgundians had left Bornholm, ca 300, and settled near the Vistula. ... The following is a list of the Kings of Burgundy // Kings of the Burgundians Gebicca (late 4th century–407) Godemar Giselcar Gundicar (413–436) Aetius moves the Burgundians into Sapaudia (Upper Rhone Basin) Gunderic/Gundioc (436–473) opposed by Chilperic I (443–c. ... The following is a list of the Dukes of Burgundy Richard of Autun, the Justicier (880–921) Rudolph of Burgundy (king of France from 923) (921–923) Hugh the Black (923–952) Gilbert of Chalon (952–956) Odo of Paris (956-965) Otto-Henry the Great... Coat of Arms of the french town Mersuay and of the Free County of Burgundy until the 13th century. ... This is a list of the counts of Burgundy from 867 to 1678. ... This is a family tree of the Dukes of Burgundy, from the 9th century to 1482. ...

Further reading

  • Calmette, Joseph. Doreen Weightman, trans. The Golden Age of Burgundy; the Magnificent Dukes and Their Courts. New York: W.W. Norton, 1962.
  • Chaumé, Maurice. Les Origines du Duché de Bourgogne. 2v. in 4 parts. Dijon: Jobard, 1925 (Darmstadt: npub, 1977).
  • Michael, Nicholas. Armies of Medieval Burgundy 1364–1477. London: Osprey, 1983. ISBN 0-85045-518-9.
  • Vaughan, Richard. Valois Burgundy. London: Allen Lane, 1975. ISBN 0713909242.

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