Burchard of Savoy, Archbishop of Lyon

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Burchard of Savoy, Archbishop of Lyon

Birthplace: Italy
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Umberto I Biancamano, conte di Savoia and Ancilie
Brother of Oddon de Maurienne, comte de Savoie; Amedeo de Savoie, Conte di Savoia; Osilie de Savoie and Aymon de Savoie

Occupation: Ärkebiskop i Lyon
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Burchard of Savoy, Archbishop of Lyon


BURCHARD ([995/1000] or after-after 10 Jul 1068). Lanter Bishop of Langres granted property "in comitatu Genevensi et pago Albonensi in villa…Casei", except for that part held by "Ermengardis regina", to "nostro amico Humberto comiti et duobus heredibus filiis eius…unus…Amedeus et alter Burchardus episcopus" for life, by charter dated 8 Apr 1022[53]. Bishop of Aosta . "Brocardu epm" [Bishop of Aosta] approved a donation by "Katelmus" by charter dated 19 Oct 1025, signed by "domni Umbertus comes"[54]. Rodolfus Glaber names "Burcardi nepos eiusdem equivocus", referring to Burchard Archbishop of Lyon who was an illegitimate son of Conrad I King of Burgundy by his mistress Aldiud wife of Anselm, when recording that the second Burchard "deserted his own see of Aosta in order rashly to seize Lyon"[55]. Coadjutor of Aosta. Provost of Saint-Maurice d'Agaune. Archbishop of Lyon 1030, deposed. Radulfus Glaber records that “Burcardi nepos, eiusdem æquivocus” left “sede propria Augustanæ civitatis” and imposed himself as archbishop of Lyon after the death of archbishop Burchard in 1033, and that "Burchardus III Archiep. Lugd. olim August. Episc." was captured by imperial troops and sent into exile in 1034[56]. "Hubertus comes" donated property to the canons of Saint-Jean and Saint-Urse by charter dated 1040, signed and consented to by "Oddo, Amedeus comes, Aymo Sedunensis episcopus, Brochardus filius Huberti comitis, Petrus marchio filius Odonis marchionis et commitissæ"[57]. "Burchardus Agannensis abbatiæ abbas…" donated property by charter dated 10 Jul 1068[58].

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Age 64
Bishop of Lyon