Bourgogne de Rançon, Dame de Fontenay (1120 - c.1169) MP

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Nicknames: "??? Of /Burgundy/"
Birthplace: Fontenay-le-comte, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France
Death: Died in France
Cause of death: Décédée après 4 Avril 1169
Occupation: Dame de Fontenay, Dame de Moncontour
Managed by: Nancy Sawalich
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About Bourgogne de Rançon, Dame de Fontenay

[Medlands] GEOFFROY [II] de Rancon (-1139). The name of his daughter suggests that Geoffroy [III] was the son of Aimery [I] de Rancon and his wife Bourgogne, but the primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. The Historia Pontificum et Comitum Engolismensis records that "Iterio de Villaboe, Bardone de Coniaco, Gaufredo de Rancono, Hugone Bruno de Leziniaco" defended the castle of Montignac-Charente, besieged by Vulgrin II Comte d´Angoulême (dated to [1120/35])[808]. "Aimericus de Rancon" donated rights "in terris de Macignec", later confirmed by "Goffridus de Ranco…rogante uxore sua Fossifia" and witnessed by "Roberto Burgun fratre suo…", by undated charter[809]. "Goffridus de Rancon" donated property "in terra juxta domum de Macignec" to Absie, for the souls of "mea et..generis mei", at the request of "conjuge mea Fossifia" and with the consent of "fratre meo Roberto", by undated charter[810]. Sire de Taillebourg. m FOSSIFIA, daughter of ---. "Aimericus de Rancon" donated rights "in terris de Macignec", later confirmed by "Goffridus de Ranco…rogante uxore sua Fossifia" and witnessed by "Roberto Burgun fratre suo…", by undated charter[811]. "Goffridus de Rancon" donated property "in terra juxta domum de Macignec" to Absie, for the souls of "mea et..generis mei", at the request of "conjuge mea Fossifia" and with the consent of "fratre meo Roberto", by undated charter[812]. Geoffroy [II] & his wife had one child:

a) GEOFFROY [III] de Rancon (-[1153]). "Burgunna uxor Ugoni de Lezinan" donated land "juxta Barra Marian" to Absie, with the consent of "Ugone marito suo et Gaufrido de Rancone patre suo", by undated charter[813]. The History of Louis VII King of France names "…Gaufridus de Ranconio…" among those who accompanied King Louis VII on crusade in 1147[814]. It is not known whether this entry refers to Geoffroy [III] or Geoffroy [IV] de Rancon. m ---. The name of Geoffroy´s wife is not known. Geoffroy [III] & his wife had three children:

i) GEOFFROY [IV] de Rancon (-[Dec 1194]). The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. “Gaufridus de Ranconio" noted the conditions of his service to Philippe II King of France by charter dated Mar 1193 (maybe O.S.)[815].

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ii) BOURGOGNE de Rancon (-after 11 Apr 1169). "Burgunna uxor Ugoni de Lezinan" donated land "juxta Barra Marian" to Absie, with the consent of "Ugone marito suo et Gaufrido de Rancone patre suo", by undated charter[816]. Painter states that her marriage portion was the castle of Vouvant[817]. "Ugo de Liziniaco" renounced rights over "terram…Ioarena" in favour of Nouaillé by undated charter, subscribed by "…Burgundie uxoris sue, Ugonis filii sui, Roberti filii sui, Gaufredi filii sui, Petri filii sui…"[818]. m (before 1147) HUGUES [VIII] "le Brun" de Lusignan, son of HUGUES [VII] "le Brun" Sire de Lusignan & his first wife --- (-[in Palestine after 1164]).

iii) BERTHE de Rancon (-before 1177). Her marriage is confirmed by the charter dated 29 Aug 1217 under which her son "Willelmus Maengoti dominus de Surgeriis" donated property at Fon-de-Lay made to Saint-Maixent, for the souls of "domini Willelmi Maengoti patris mei et domine Berthe matris mæ et dominæ Bartholomeæ uxoris meæ et Hugonis de Surgeriis et Gaufridi de Surgeriis fratrum meorum"[819]. "Willelmus Maingot et Willelmus Maingot filius meus" donated property "in feodis Vulventi" to Absie, for the soul of "domnæ Bertæ uxoris meæ defunctæ", by charter dated 1177[820]. m [as his first wife,] GUILLAUME Maingot, son of ---. -------------------- Bourgogne (or Burgondie) de Rancon was Dame de Fontenay.

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Bourgogne de Rançon, dame de Fontenay's Timeline

1120
1120
Fontenay-le-comte, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France
1137
1137
Age 17
Lusignan, Poitou-Charentes, France
1141
1141
Age 21
Lusignan, Vienne, France
1147
1147
Age 27
Of, Fontenaylecomte, Vendee, France
1148
1148
Age 28
Château de Lusignan, Lusignan, France
1159
1159
Age 39
La Marche, Poictou, France
1160
1160
Age 40
La Marche, Poictou, France
1169
April 11, 1169
Age 49
France
1201
1201
Age 49
La Marche, Poictou, France
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