Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy
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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:
- Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy (1282–1315).
- Blanche (1288–1348), married Edward, Count of Savoy.
- Margaret (1290–1315), married king Louis X of France.
- Joan (ca.1290–1348), married count of Maine and Valois, later king Philip VI of France.
- Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy (1295–1350).
- Louis, King of Thessalonica (1297–1316), married Matilda of Hainaut.
- Mary (1298–1336) married Edward I, Count of Bar
- Robert, Count of Tonnerre (1302–1334), married Joanna, heiress of Tonnerre.
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.
- Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- Agnes de France, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
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