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Berthe de Bourgogne, Reine consort de France

Birthplace: Bourgogne, France
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Conrad "the Peaceful", king of Burgundy and Matilda of France
Wife of Odo I, count of Blois
Ex-wife of Robert II the Pious, King of the Franks
Mother of Gilbert de Venables; Héloïse de Blois, dame de Pithiviers; Robert de Caineis; Thibaut de Blois; Eudes/Odo II, Count of Blois, Champagne and Chartres and 2 others
Sister of Gerberge of Burgundy; Mathilde of Burgundy and Rudolph III, King of Burgundy
Half sister of Gisela von Sachsen, Herzogin zu Bayern; Conrad of Burgundy and Burchard, Archbishop of Lyon

Occupation: Princesa, Duchess of Swabia, Princess, Reine consort de France, Drottning, Reine des Francs, comtesse de Blois
Managed by: Brian Taylor
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About Berthe de Bourgogne, Reine consort de France

Bertha of Burgundy From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Reign as consort 996-1000

Spouse Odo I, Count of Blois

Robert II of France

House House of Burgundy

House of Capet

Father Conrad of Burgundy

Mother Matilda of France

Born 952- 967

Died 1010-1035

Bertha of Burgundy (952, 964 or 967 – 1010, 16 January 1016, or 1035) was the daughter of Conrad the Peaceful, King of Burgundy and his wife Matilda, daughter of Louis IV, King of France and Gerberga of Saxony. She was named for her father's mother, Bertha of Swabia.

She first married Odo I, Count of Blois in about 983. They had several children, including Odo II.

After the death of her husband in 996, Bertha's cousin Robert, co-King of France wished to marry her, in place of his repudiated first wife Rozala, who was many years his senior. The union was opposed by Robert's father, Hugh Capet, due to the close relation of husband and wife. However, the marriage went ahead after Hugh's death in October 996, which left Robert as sole king.

The closeness of Robert and Bertha by blood was such that Church authorities considered the marriage illegal. Accordingly, Pope Gregory V declared the pair excommunicate. This, and the lack of children (save one, who lived and died in 999), caused Robert to agree with Pope Silvester II to have the marriage annulled in 1000.

Robert went on to marry Constance of Arles. Bertha remained unmarried. ---

Bertha of BURGUNDY [Parents] 1 was born 967 in Arles, Bouches-du-Rhone, France. She married Eudes I of BLOIS on 983 in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France.

   Other marriages:
       FRANCE, Robert II "The Pious" of King of France

They had the following children:

     		M 	i 	Eudes II of BLOIS Count of Blois was born 990 and died 15 Nov 1037.

-------------------- -------------------- Då Odo hennes förre man dog ville hennes kusin Robert gifta sig med henne, hans far motsatte sig detta på grund av släktskapet, men vid faderns död samma år tog Robert ut skilsmässa från sin maka Susanna av Italien och gifte sig med Bertha. På grund av släktskapet förklarade påven Georg V vigseln ogiltig och bannlyste paret. Barnlösheten fick Robert att gå med på att upplösa äktenskapet år 1000. Drottning av Frankrike år 996-1000 talet.

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Berthe de Bourgogne, Reine consort de France's Timeline

Bourgogne, France
Age 11
Haute - Normandie, France
Age 14
Schwaben, Kelheim, Bayern, Germany
Age 16
Normandy, France
Age 16
Blois, Loir Et Cher, Orleanais Centre, France
Age 19
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of Blois, Loire-et-Cher, France
Age 26
Plessis, Calvados, Normandy, France
Age 32
Thouars, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France