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Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy

Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy

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Date of birth
Date of death Dec 19, 1325 Lantenay, canton of Dijon-5, arrondissement of Dijon, Côte-d'Or
Family
Children: Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France Joan the Lame Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy Louis of Burgundy Blanche of Burgundy, Countess of Savoy Marie of Burgundy
Father: Louis IX of France
Brother(s): John of France Philip III of France Louis of France Robert Count of Clermont John Tristan Count of Valois Peter Count of Perche and Alençon
Spouse: Robert II, Duke of Burgundy
Mother: Margaret of Provence
Sister(s): Blanche de France Isabella of France Queen of Navarre Blanche of France Infanta of Castile Margaret of France Duchess of Brabant
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Biography

Agnes of France (c. 1260 – 19 December 1327) was a Duchess of Burgundy by marriage to Robert II, Duke of Burgundy. She served as regent of Burgundy during the minority of her son in 1306-1311.

Life

She was the youngest daughter of Louis IX of France and Margaret of Provence. She was the youngest of eleven children, eight of whom lived to adulthood.

She married Robert II, Duke of Burgundy in 1279, and became the mother of eight children. On the death of her husband in 1306, Agnes served as regent of Burgundy for her minor son Hugh until he reached adulthood in 1311. She died at Côte d'Or, December 1327, and is buried at Abbaye de Cîteaux.

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