Person:William I, Count of Burgundy (1)

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William I "The Grand" , Count of Burgundy
d.11 Nov 1087 France
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Name William I "The Grand" , Count of Burgundy
Alt Name Guillaume
Gender Male
Birth? 1020 Bourgogne, FranceHouse of Ivrea
Marriage abt 1049 Bourgogne, Franceto Stephanie de Longwy
Death? 11 Nov 1087 France
Ancestral File Number 8XQ1JC
Ancestral File Number 9QVT-VF
Ancestral File Number 9486C4
Ancestral File Number 9HM0-R8
Burial? Besançon Cathedral, Besançon, Doubs, France

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William I (1020 – 12 November 1087), called the Great (le Grand or Tête Hardie, "the Stubborn"), was Count of Burgundy from 1057 to 1087 and Mâcon from 1078 to 1087. He was a son of Renaud I and Alice of Normandy, daughter of Richard II, Duke of Normandy. William was the father of several notable children, including Pope Callixtus II.

In 1057, he succeeded his father and reigned over a territory larger than that of the Franche-Comté itself. In 1087, he died in Besançon and was buried there in the cathedral of St John.

William married a woman named Stephanie before 1087.

William married a woman named Etiennette de Longuy circa 1040

They had many children:

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  1.   William I, Count of Burgundy, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   GUILLAUME de Bourgogne, son of RENAUD I Comte de Bourgogne & his [first] wife Adelais de Normandie ([1024]-12 Nov 1087, bur Besançon), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.