Person:Peter II, Count of Savoy (1)

Peter II , Count of Savoy
d.16 May 1268
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Name Peter II , Count of Savoy
Unknown Peter Earl of Richmond de Savoie, II
Alt Name Pierre de Savoie
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1203 Chambéry, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Alt Death? 14 May 1268
Death[1] 16 May 1268
Burial? 16 May 1268


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Peter II (1203 – May 15, 1268), called the Little Charlemagne, was the 1st Earl of Richmond from 1241 until his death and the Count of Savoy from 1263 until his death. He built the Savoy Palace in London.

Peter was the seventh of nine sons of Thomas I of Savoy and Marguerite of Geneva, and the uncle of Eleanor of Provence, queen-consort of Henry III of England. He was born in Suze in the French County of Albon.

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