Person:Richard, Duke of Burgundy (1)

Richard , Duke of Burgundy
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Name Richard , Duke of Burgundy
Alt Name Richard II de Bourgogne, Duke of Burgundy, Count of Nevers
Alt Name[2] Duke of Burgundy Richard, II
Alt Name van Metz Richard Warnier le justicier
Alt Name Richard Count of Autun
Alt Name[3] Richard "The Justicer" of BURGUNDY
Gender Male
Alt Birth? 0867 Bourgogne,Champagne,,France
Birth? 868 of, , Bourgogne, France
Marriage 0892 ,,,Franceto Adelaide of Auxerre
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Adelaide of Auxerre
Alt Marriage civil
to Adelaide of Auxerre
Death[1] 0921
Alt Death[2] 01 sep 0921 Auxerre,Yonne,Bourgogne,France
Ancestral File Number 9HMNXV

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Richard, Duke of Burgundy (858–921), also known as Richard of Autun or Richard the Justiciar, was Count of Autun from 880 and the first Margrave and Duke of Burgundy. He eventually attained suzerainty over all the counties of Burgundy save Mâcon and by 890 he was referred to as dux (duke) and by 900 as marchio (margrave). By 918 he was being called dux Burgundionem or dux Burgundiae, which probably signified less the existence of a unified Burgundian dukedom than feudal suzerainty over a multiplicity of counties in a specific region.

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