Person:Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy (1)

Amédée IV de Savoie, comte de Savoie
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Name Amédée IV de Savoie, comte de Savoie
Alt Name Amadeus IV de Savoie, Count of Savoy
Gender Male
Birth[2] 1197 Montmélian, Savoie, FranceHouse of Savoy
Alt Marriage 1213 <, Savoie, France>to Anne , of Burgundy, Countess of Savoy
Marriage 1223 to Anne , of Burgundy, Countess of Savoy
Marriage Contract 22 Nov 1244 to Cecile de Baux
Marriage 18 Dec 1244 Orange, Vaucluse, Franceby proxy
to Cecile de Baux
Death[2] 13 Jul 1253 Montmélian, Savoie, France
Reference Number? Q451949?
Burial[2] Abbaye de Hautecombe

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Amadeus IV (1197 – 24 June 1253) was Count of Savoy from 1233 to 1253.

Amadeus was born in Montmélian, Savoie. The legitimate heir of Thomas I of Savoy and Margaret of Geneva, he had however to fight with his brothers for the inheritance of Savoy lands after their father's death. His brothers Pietro and Aimone spurred a revolt in Aosta Valley against Amadeus, but he was able to crush it with the help of Manfred III of Saluzzo and Boniface II of Montferrat, who were his sons-in-law. Together with his brother, Thomas, he fought against the communes of Turin and Pinerolo, but with uncertain results.

He was succeeded by his young son Boniface.

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  1.   Amadeus IV, Count of Savoy, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 AMEDEE de Savoie, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.