Person:Gisela of Burgundy (1)

Gisela , of Burgundy
d.21 Jul 1006 Bayern, Germany
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Name Gisela , of Burgundy
Gender Female
Birth? bef. 952 Bourgogne (region), FranceHouse of Elder Welfs
Marriage 972 Laon, Champagne, Franceto Heinrich II , Duque Baviera
Death[1] 21 Jul 1006 Bayern, Germany
Alt Death[2] 21 Jul 1007
Reference Number? Q254389?

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Gisela of Burgundy (died on 21 July 1006) was the daughter of Conrad the Peaceful, King of Burgundy and Adelaide of Bellay, Conrad's second wife whom he probably married for love, as he had already produced an heir (Rudolph III) by his first, more dynastic, marriage and was thus free to wed as he pleased. Gisela was a niece of the empress Adelaide.

She married Henry the Quarrelsome, Duke of Bavaria some time before 972. Although he died young, they had many children who acquired suitable positions among the ruling classes of Europe.

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  3.   Gisela de Bourgogne, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.