Beatrice of Burgundy, Lady of Bourbon

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Beatrice of Burgundy
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Beatrice of Burgundy
Born 1257
Died (1310-10-01)1 October 1310 (aged 52 or 53)
Noble family Burgundy
Spouse(s) Robert, Count of Clermont
Father John of Burgundy
Mother Agnes of Dampierre

Beatrice of Burgundy (1257 – October 1, 1310) was a ruling Lady of Bourbon in 1288-1310 and, through her mother, heiress of all Bourbon estates.

She was the daughter of John of Burgundy (son of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy) and Agnes of Dampierre. In 1272 Beatrice married Robert, Count of Clermont and their eldest son Louis I, le Boiteux became the first Duke of Bourbon. It is through her that her distant male descendants of the French House of Bourbon get their name.


Robert and Beatrice had the following children:

Physical Appearance

Ottone and Acerbo Morena in their Historia Frederici I described Beatrice as "[O]f medium height, her hair shone like gold, her face most beautiful..."[1]


  1. ^ The origins of courtliness, C. Stephen Jaeger, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1985,p. 172.

See also

Preceded by
Dame de Bourbon
Succeeded by

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