Clemence de Bourgogne, Countess of Burgundy (c.1078 - 1133) MP

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Nicknames: "Clemence", "Clementia", "de Lorraine", "van Boergondië", "of Burgundy", "de Bourgogne", "de Namur"
Birthplace: Namur, Région Wallonne, Belgique
Death: Died in Namur, Région Wallonne, Belgique
Occupation: Comte, de Bourgogne, Duchess of Namur, Countess of Namur
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About Clemence de Bourgogne, Countess of Burgundy

Clemence de Bourgogne born about 1078 died about 1133

Married:

  1. Robert de Flandres
  2. Godefroi V Duke of Lower Lotharingia

Clemence and Robert de Flandres had three children:

  1. Baldwin VII, Comte de Flandre
  2. William de Flandre
  3. Philip de Flandre

Clemence de Bourgogne was the daughter of Guillaume de Bourgogne and Etiennette]

Clemence de Bourgogne was appointed regent in Flanders during the absence of her first husband on crusade. She promoted the monastic movement and introduced Cluniac rule into several abbeys in Flanders. She founded Bourbourg Abbey with her first husband in 1103. She opposed the succession in 1119 of Count Charles, supporting the candidature of Guillaume d'Ypres.

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Clemence de Bourgogne, Comtesse de Burgundy's Timeline

1078
1078
Namur, Région Wallonne, Belgique
1093
1093
Age 15
Vlaanderen
1093
Age 15
Flandern, Belgien
1096
1096
Age 18
Netherlands, Flanders, Belgium
1099
1099
Age 21
Belgium
1100
1100
Age 22
X-Unknown
1133
1133
Age 55
Namur, Région Wallonne, Belgique
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