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Nicknames: "Beatrice of Burgundy Countess of Burgundy and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire", "Countess Palatine de Bourgogne", "Beatrice I", "Countess of Burgundy"
Birthplace: Hoch Bourgogne, Marne, France
Death: Died in Besançon, Doubs, Franche-Comté, France
Occupation: Condessa da Borgonha, Comtesse, de Bourgogne, Grevinna i Burgund 2248-84
Managed by: Nancy Sawalich
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About Béatrice comtesse de Bourgogne

Beatrice of Burgundy (1143 - November 15, 1184) Beatrice was the only daughter of Renaud III, Count of Burgundy and Agatha of Lorraine. She was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. Her maternal grandparents were Simon I, Duke of Lorraine and his wife Adelaide of Leuven. Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

Beatrice and Frederick were married June 9, 1156 at Würzburg. By this marriage Frederick obtained control of the vast county of Burgundy.

They had the following:

Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164-1170)

Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165-1197)

Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167-1191)

Otto I, Count of Burgundy (1170-killed 1200)

Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (1173-killed 1196)

Philip of Swabia (1177-killed, 1208) King of Germany in 1198

Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). She was betrothed to William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.

Agnes of Hohenstaufen (died October 1184). She was betrothed to Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married.

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Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy

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Beatrice of Burgundy (1143 - November 15, 1184) Beatrice was the only daughter of Renaud III, Count of Burgundy and Agatha of Lorraine. She was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. Her maternal grandparents were Simon I, Duke of Lorraine and his wife Adelaide of Leuven. Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

The poem Carmen de gestis Frederici I imperatoris in Lombardia, written about 1162, describes Beatrice upon her wedding day:

   "Venus did not have this virgin's beauty,
   Minerva did not have her brilliant mind
   And Juno did not have her wealth.
   There never was another except God's mother Mary
   And Beatrice is so happy she excels her."

[edit] Marriage and issue

Beatrice and Frederick were married June 9, 1156 at Würzburg. By this marriage Frederick obtained control of the vast county of Burgundy.

They had the following:

  1. Sophie (b. 1161 - d. 1187), married to Margrave William VI of Montferrat.
  2. Beatrice (b. 1162 - d. 1174). She was betrothed to King William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.
  3. Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (b. Pavia, 16 July 1164 - d. 28 November 1170).
  4. Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (b. Nijmegen, November 1165 - d. Messina, 28 September 1197).
  5. Conrad (b. Modigliana, February 1167 - d. Acre, 20 January 1191), later renamed Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia after the death of his older brother.
  6. Daughter (Gisela?) (b. October/November 1168 - d. 1184).
  7. Otto I, Count of Burgundy (b. June/July 1170 - killed, Besançon, 13 January 1200).
  8. Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (b. February/Marc 1172 - killed, Durlach, 15 August 1196).
  9. Renaud (b. October/November 1173 - d. in infancy).
 10. William (b. June/July 1176 - d. in infancy).
 11. Philip of Swabia (b. August 1177- killed, Bamberg, 21 June 1208) King of Germany in 1198.
 12. Agnes (b. 1181 - d. 8 October 1184). She was betrothed to King Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married.

[edit] In Literature

Beatrice is a character in Umberto Eco's novel Baudolino.

[edit] Sources

   * Carson, Thomas. Barbarossa in Italy, 1994.
   * Beatrix de Bourgogne

German royalty

Preceded by

Richenza of Northeim Empress of the Holy Roman Empire

1156–1184 Succeeded by

Constance of Sicily

Preceded by

Adelheid of Vohburg German Queen

1156–1169 Succeeded by

Constance of Sicily

French nobility

Preceded by

Renaud III Countess of Burgundy

1148–1184 Succeeded by

Frederick I

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Hija única de Renaud III de Borgoña que nacio el año 1090 en Borgoña. Murió el 22-I-1147/48 y de Agatha de Lorena hacia 1130.

Casada en segundas nupcias con Federico I de Hohenstaufen (Federico I Barbarroja). Beatriz era muy activa en la corte de Hohenstaufen, animando a la creación de trabajos literarios e ideales caballerescos. Acompañaba a su marido en sus viajes y campañas a través de su reino, y se sabía que Federico Barbaroja estaba bajo su influencia.

Beatriz y Federico se casaron el 9 de junio de 1156 en Würzburg. Con este matrimonio, Federico obtuvo el control del condado de Borgoña.

  • Descendencia
   * Federico V de Suabia (1164-1170)
   * Enrique VI del Sacro Imperio Romano Germánico (1165-1197)
   * Federico VI de Suabia (1167-1191)
   * Otón I de Borgoña (1170-asesinado 1200)
   * Conrado II de Suabia y Rothenburg (1173-asesinado 1196)
   * Felipe de Suabia (1176-asesinado 1208) Emperador de Alemania en 1198
   * Beatrice de Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). Estuvo prometida a Guillermo II de Sicilia pero murió antes de casarse.
   * Inés de Hohenstaufen (fallecida en octubre de 1184). Estuvo prometida a Emerico de Hungría, pero murió antes de casarse.

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Beatrice of Burgundy (1143 - November 15, 1184) Beatrice was the only daughter of Renaud III, Count of Burgundy and Agatha of Lorraine. She was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. Her maternal grandparents were Simon I, Duke of Lorraine and his wife Adelaide of Leuven. Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

Beatrice and Frederick were married June 9, 1156 at Würzburg. By this marriage Frederick obtained control of the vast county of Burgundy.

They had the following:

Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164-1170)

Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165-1197)

Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167-1191)

Otto I, Count of Burgundy (1170-killed 1200)

Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (1173-killed 1196)

Philip of Swabia (1177-killed, 1208) King of Germany in 1198

Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). She was betrothed to William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.

Agnes of Hohenstaufen (died October 1184). She was betrothed to Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married. -------------------- Beatrice of Burgundy was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor.

Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

The poem Carmen de gestis Frederici I imperatoris in Lombardia, written about 1162, describes Beatrice upon her wedding day:

   "Venus did not have this virgin's beauty,
   Minerva did not have her brilliant mind
   And Juno did not have her wealth.
   There never was another except God's mother Mary
   And Beatrice is so happy she excels her." 

She bore 12 children with Frederick, including our ancestor Philip of Swabia.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrice,_Countess_of_Burgundy for more information. -------------------- Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 (Redirected from Beatrice, Countess of Burgundy)

Beatrice of Burgundy (died November 15, 1184) Beatrice was the only daughter of Renaud III, Count of Burgundy and Agatha of Lorraine. She was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. Her maternal grandparents were Simon I, Duke of Lorraine and his wife Adelaide. Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

The poem Carmen de gestis Frederici I imperatoris in Lombardia, written about 1162, describes Beatrice upon her wedding day:

"Venus did not have this virgin's beauty,

Minerva did not have her brilliant mind

And Juno did not have her wealth.

There never was another except God's mother Mary

And Beatrice is so happy she excels her."

[edit]Marriage and issue

Beatrice and Frederick were married June 9, 1156 at Würzburg. By this marriage Frederick obtained control of the vast county of Burgundy.

They had the following:

Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164-1170)

Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165-1197)

Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167-1191)

Otto I, Count of Burgundy (1170-killed 1200)

Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (1173-killed 1196)

Philip of Swabia (1177-killed, 1208) King of Germany in 1198

Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). She was betrothed to William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.

Agnes of Hohenstaufen (died October 1184). She was betrothed to Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married. -------------------- Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy

Beatrice of Burgundy (1143 - November 15, 1184) Beatrice was the only daughter of Renaud III, Count of Burgundy and Agatha of Lorraine. She was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. Her maternal grandparents were Simon I, Duke of Lorraine and his wife Adelaide of Leuven. Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

The poem Carmen de gestis Frederici I imperatoris in Lombardia, written about 1162, describes Beatrice upon her wedding day:

"Venus did not have this virgin's beauty,

Minerva did not have her brilliant mind

And Juno did not have her wealth.

There never was another except God's mother Mary

And Beatrice is so happy she excels her."

Beatrice and Frederick were married June 9, 1156 at Würzburg. By this marriage Frederick obtained control of the vast county of Burgundy.

They had the following:

Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164-1170)

Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165-1197)

Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167-1191)

Otto I, Count of Burgundy (1170-killed 1200)

Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (1173-killed 1196)

Philip of Swabia (1177-killed, 1208) King of Germany in 1198

Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). She was betrothed to William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.

Agnes of Hohenstaufen (died October 1184). She was betrothed to Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married.

-------------------- Beatrice I, Countess of Burgundy (1143 - November 15, 1184) Beatrice was the only daughter of Renaud III, Count of Burgundy and Agatha of Lorraine. She was the second wife and Empress of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor. Her maternal grandparents were Simon I, Duke of Lorraine and his wife Adelaide of Leuven. Beatrice was active at the Hohenstaufen court, encouraging literary works and chivalric ideals. She accompanied her husband on his travels and campaigns across his kingdom, and Frederick Barbarossa was known to be under Beatrice's influence.

The poem Carmen de gestis Frederici I imperatoris in Lombardia, written about 1162, describes Beatrice upon her wedding day:

"Venus did not have this virgin's beauty,

Minerva did not have her brilliant mind

And Juno did not have her wealth.

There never was another except God's mother Mary

And Beatrice is so happy she excels her."

Beatrice and Frederick were married June 9, 1156 at Würzburg. By this marriage Frederick obtained control of the vast county of Burgundy.

They had the following:

Frederick V, Duke of Swabia (1164-1170)

Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (November 1165-1197)

Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (1167-1191)

Otto I, Count of Burgundy (1170-killed 1200)

Conrad II, Duke of Swabia and Rothenburg (1173-killed 1196)

Philip of Swabia (1177-killed, 1208) King of Germany in 1198

Beatrice of Hohenstaufen (1162-1174). She was betrothed to William II of Sicily but died before they could be married.

Agnes of Hohenstaufen (died October 1184). She was betrothed to Emeric of Hungary but died before they could be married.

-------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beatrice_I,_Countess_of_Burgundy

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Béatrice comtesse de Bourgogne's Timeline

1143
1143
Hoch Bourgogne, Marne, France
1156
June 16, 1156
Age 13
Schwaben,,Bayern,Germany
1161
1161
Age 18
1161
Age 18
Schwaben, Bayern Lande, Germany
1164
July 16, 1164
Age 21
Schwaben, Bavaria
1165
November 1165
Age 22
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Nederland
1167
February 1167
Age 24
Modigliana
1168
October 1168
Age 25
1170
1170
Age 27
Swabia, Bayern, Germany
1172
1172
Age 29
Schwaben, Bayern Lande, Germany