Person:William III of Mâcon (1)

William III of Mâcon
m. ABT 1090
  1. William III of Mâcon1088 - 1157
  2. Isabelle of MaconAbt 1090 to 1095 - Aft 1125
  3. Renaud III , Count of BurgundyAbt 1093 - 1147
  4. Marguerite of Macon , Dauphine of VienneAbt 1101 - 1164
  5. Humbert - 1162
  1. Gerard (I) de Bourgogne, Comte de Mâcon1112 - 1184
  2. Etienne (II) d'Auxonne - 1173
Facts and Events
Name William III of Mâcon
Alt Name[2] Guillaume III de Mâcon
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1088
Occupation? 1102-1157 count of Mâcon, Conde de Macon
Occupation? 1127-1157 count of Auxonne
Occupation? 1148-1157 count of Vienne
Occupation? 1148-1157 regent of the county of Burgundy
Alt Death[2] 27 Sep 1155
Death[1] 1157
Reference Number[1] Q667122?

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William III of Mâcon (1088–1156), also known as William IV of Burgundy, was count of Mâcon (1102–1156), count of Auxonne (1127–1156), count of Vienne (1148–1156) and regent of the county of Burgundy (1148–1156). He was a younger son of Stephen I, Count of Burgundy, and of Beatrice of Lorraine. After the death of his brother, Renaud III, he took control of the county of Burgundy in the name of his niece Beatrice. He was recognized as count by the emperor Frederick Barbarossa by 1152. He died in 1156 while on Crusade in the Holy Land, and Frederick married Beatrice and took over the county.

William married Adelaide-Pontia (Poncette), heiress of Lord Theobald of Traves, and had the following issue:[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 William III of Mâcon, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2. 2.0 2.1 GUILLAUME [III] de Mâcon, son of ETIENNE [I] "Tête-Hardi" Comte de Mâcon [Bourgogne-Comté] & his wife Beatrix of Lotharingia (before 1102-27 Sep 1155), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.