Boniface, count of Savoy

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count Boniface of Savoy

Italian: conte Bonifacio di Savoia, French: comte Boniface de Savoie
Also Known As: "le Roland"
Birthplace: Chambéry, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Death: June 07, 1263 (18)
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Amadeus IV, count of Savoy and Cécile de Baux-Orange
Brother of Béatrice 'de Baux' de Savoie
Half brother of Adameus de Savoye, V; Beatrice of Savoy; Marguerite de Savoie; Avita de Savoy and Thomas de Savoie II Count de Maurienne

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About Boniface, count of Savoy



c) BONIFACE de Savoie (-Turin [7 Jun] 1263, bur Saint-Jean de Maurienne, transferred to Saint-Michel de la Cluse). A fourth testament of "Amedeus comes Sabaudie" is dated 19 Sep 1252, appoints "Bonifacium filium meum" as his heir, under the tutelage of his brother Thomas, substituting "fratri meo Thome de Sabaudia comitis…Beatricem filiam meam uxorem quondam Manfredi marchionis Salutiarum et Margaretam filiam meam uxorem Bonifacii marchionis Montisferrati", and names "Cecilie…uxori nostre…Beatrix filia mea minor"[332]. A fifth testament of Comte Amedée IV is dated 24 May 1253, appoints "Bonifacius filius suus, sub tutela Thomæ comitis" as his heir, substitutes "filiæ Amedei comitis…marchionissæ Beatrix Salutiarum et Margaretha Montisferrati", bequeathes "castrum Montis Meliani" to "Cæciliæ comitissæ", and chooses to be buried at Hautecombe[333]. "Amedeus comes Sabaudie" granted "castrum Montis Meliani" to "Cæciliæ comitissæ conjugi suæ" for life, on condition that she allows "Bonifacium filium ex matrimonio eorum procreatum" to live with her He succeeded his father in 1253 as BONIFACE "Roland" Comte de Savoie. He led campaigns in Flanders and Piemonte which were disastrous for Savoy[334].

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Boniface, count of Savoy's Timeline

December 1, 1244
Chambéry, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
June 7, 1263
Age 18
Turin, Piedmont, Italy