LYON ARCHBISHOPRIC

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

INTRODUCTION. 1

Chapter 1.                ARCHBISHOPS of LYON. 1

Chapter 2.                BISHOPS of AUTUN. 4

Chapter 3.                BISHOPS of CHALON. 4

Chapter 4.                BISHOPS of LANGRES. 4

Chapter 5.                BISHOPS of MACON. 4

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

 

This document sets out the families of the archbishops of Lyon and of the bishops of the four bishoprics which lay within the archiepiscopal diocese.  At present, the document is only partially completed.  It has been uploaded in Medieval Lands at this early stage in its development mainly to complete the hyperlinks to other documents. 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 1.    ARCHBISHOPS of LYON

 

 

1.         AMBLARD, son of ARMAND [III] & his wife --- (-[Mar 947/Feb 962]).  Etienne [II] Bishop of Clermont donated property to Saint-Julien de Brioude for the souls of "…avunculo quoque meo Armando et filio suo Amblardo…" by charter dated 7 Oct 945[1].  "Amblardus et uxor mea Fides" donated property "in patria Arvernica in comitatu Telamitensi…in villa…Vernerias…Preisago…Matticarra" to Saint-Julien de Brioude, for the souls of "Ermani genitoris mei…et…Roberti vicecomitis et Stephani episcopi et Eustorgii sui avunculi, et suorum infantium", by charter dated Mar [947], signed by "Stephani episcopi et Eustorgii"[2].  Etienne [II] Bishop of Clermont donated property to Saint-Julien de Brioude for the souls of "…avunculi mei Armandi et filii eius Amblardi…" by charter dated Feb 962[3]Archbishop of Lyonm FOI, daughter of --- (-after Mar [947]).  "Amblardus et uxor mea Fides" donated property "in patria Arvernica in comitatu Telamitensi…in villa…Vernerias…Preisago…Matticarra" to Saint-Julien de Brioude, for the souls of "Ermani genitoris mei…et…Roberti vicecomitis et Stephani episcopi et Eustorgii sui avunculi, et suorum infantium", by charter dated Mar [947], signed by "Stephani episcopi et Eustorgii"[4]

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         BURCHARD, son of RUDOLF II King of Upper Burgundy & his wife Berta of Swabia (-[23 Jun 957/959]).  "Bertha…Regina" names "filiis meis Conrado…rege…et Rodolpho duce" in a donation "pro anima domini mei Rodulphi Regis et…filii mei Burchardi episcopi…" by charter dated 1 Apr 961[5].  He was elected Archbishop of Lyon before 949. 

2.         CONRAD I King of BurgundyMistress: ALDIUD, wife of ANSELM, daughter of ---.  Illegitimate child: 

a)         BURCHARD ([965/70]-22 Jun 1030 or 1031).  The Chronicon Hugonis names "Burchardus, Rodulfi regis frater, Conradi ex concubina filius", specifying that he was made Archbishop of Lyon when still a child[6].  The identity of his mother is established by the charter dated 19 Aug [1019] under which "Burchardus sancta Viennensis archiepiscopus et Udolricus frater meus et advocatus meus" granted property "in pago Genevensi…in villa Marischa…a circio Lemani lacus" made "pro remedio animarum…genitore nostro Anselmo sive pro genetrice nostra Aaldui"[7].  He was elected Archbishop of Lyon in 978.  "Filii nostri Burcardi archiepiscopi" consented to a grant of "Chuonradus rex" dated 983[8].  Provost of Saint-Maurice d'Agaune in 983.  Rivaz, in his compiled index of Burgundian charters. notes a charter dated 1 Nov 1002 under which "Burchard archévêque de Lyon et abbé de Saint-Maurice" granted property "dans les comtés de Valais et de Vaud" to "Gauslin", with the consent of "Anselme son frère évêque d'Aoste et prévôt de ladite abbaye"[9].  A charter dated 14 Feb 1005 records that "Burchardum Lugdunensem archiepiscopum" donated property "in loco Oponlongis infra comitatum Ottingen" which he had "ex patre matris suæ Aldiud quod rex Chuonradus ei præbuit", through "advocatorem suum Vuidonem", to "Anselmum Augustanum episcopum" in exchange for "terram S. Mauritii in valle Augustana"[10].  Rudolf III King of Burgundy donated property to Vienne Saint-Maurice, at the request of "Irmengarda regina, Burkardo Lugdunensi archiepiscopo fratre suo, nec non Burchardo Viennensi archiepiscopo", by charter dated 1 Aug 1011[11].. 

 

 

1.         BURCHARD, son of HUMBERT I Comte de Maurienne et de Chablais & his wife Auxilia --- ([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[12].  Bishop of Aosta .  "Brocardu epm" [Bishop of Aosta] approved a donation by "Katelmus" by charter dated 19 Oct 1025, signed by "domni Umbertus comes"[13].  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"[14].  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[15].  "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"[16].  "Burchardus Agannensis abbatiæ abbas…" donated property by charter dated 10 Jul 1068[17]

 

 

1.         HALINARD de Sembernon, son of GARNIER [I] Seigneur de Sembernon & his wife Istiburge [Engelburge] --- (-Rome 1052).  His parentage is confirmed by the necrology of Saint-Bénigne which records the death "XI Kal Nov" of his mother "Istiburgis, nostra amica, mater abbatis nostri"[18].  Abbot of Saint-Bénigne de Dijon 1031.  Archbishop of Lyon

 

 

1.         RENAUD de Semur, son of GEOFFROY [III] Seigneur de Semur & his wife Ermengarde de Semur (-7 Aug 1129).  The genealogy of the Seigneurs de Semur, included in the cartulary of Marcigny-sur-Loire and dated to [1144], names "Jaufrois et Rainauld qui fut abbé de Vézelay et archévêque de Lion" as children of "Gaufrois et…Ermengarde"[19].  "Gaufredus de Sinemuro" donated property to the abbey of Marcigny-sur-Loire when becoming a monk "cum uxore mea…Ermengarde et uno filio ac duabus filiabus" by charter dated 1088 before 29 Aug[20].  It is assumed that "uno filio" refers to Renaud.  He was abbot of Vézelay in 1106, until 1125.  "Gaufredus de Sinemuro germanus domni Raynaldi Vizeliacensis abbatis" donated property to the abbey of Marcigny-sur-Loire by charter dated to [1106/08][21].  "Emma uxor Gaufredi nepotis mei" witnessed a charter at Marcigny-sur-Loire under which "Raynaldus Vizeliacensis abbas" noted various donations[22]Archbishop of Lyon in 1125[23]

 

 

1.         HUMBERT de Bâgé, son of ULRIC [IV] Seigneur de Bâgé & his wife --- (-12 Oct or 13 Nov 1180).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.    Bishop of Autun 1140/1148.  Archbishop of Lyon 1148, resigned [1157].  Cartusian Prior at Seillon.  The 13th century obituary of the Eglise primatiale de Lyon records the death "IV Id Oct" of "Humbertus, Valle Sancte Marie monachus et quondam Lugdunensis archiepiscopus"[24]

 

 

Two siblings:

1.         JEANArchbishop of Lyon

2.         --- .  m ---.  One child: 

a)         JEANPope Honorius III requested the archbishop of Canterbury to “make provision as soon as may be for John, nephew of J. late archbishop of Lyons, in a prebend in his diocese, G. cardinal of St Martin´s having while legate taken away the benefice which he had in the church of London”, dated 13 Oct 1219[25]

 

 

1.         RENAUD de Forez, son of GUY [II] Comte de Forez & his wife Guillelme --- (-21 Oct 1226).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death of "archiepiscopus Lugdunensis Renaldus…filius comitis Forensis"[26]Archbishop of Lyon [1193].  "Guigo comes Forensis et Raynaldus primæ ecclesiæ Lugdun. archiepiscopus" confirmed a donation to the monastery of Val-Benoît made by "matrone…Willelma de Rossillone soror Jauserandi de Piseys et mater Bearudæ uxoris Ramerii Albe de Chamas" by charter dated 1195[27].  Regent of Forez 1203/15.  "R…Lugdunensis ecclesiæ archiepiscopus" donated property to Cluny, as instructed by "Guidonis fratris mei comitis Forensis" who had assigned "comitatum Forensem in manu mea nomine tutelæ liberorum ipsius, nepotum meorum", to found an anniversary for his brother, with the consent of "patris mei et nepos meus Guigo et sorores eius Guigona et Marquissa et uxor fratris mei Adaladix comitissa", by charter dated Dec 1203[28].  "Rainaudus…prime Lugdunensis ecclesie minister" confirmed the grant of exemptions to the Chartreuse d'Oujon by "Guigo comes Forensis pater noster", by charter dated 1212[29].  "Raynaudus…primæ Lugdunensis ecclesiæ minister" founded an anniversary for "fratris nostri Guigonis comitis Foresii…qui sepultus fuit apud Accon in ecclesia Hospitalis", with the consent of "Guigonis nepotis nostri", by charter dated 1215 which names "Guigo comes pater noster"[30].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1227 of “archiepiscopus Lugdunensis Renaldus...filius comitis Forensis” and the succession of “episcopus Clarimontensis de Alvernia Robertus cuius frater fuit Guido comes Alvernensis[31].  The 13th century obituary of the Eglise primatiale de Lyon records the death "XI Kal Nov" of "Raynaudus archiepiscopus Lugdunensis"[32]

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         ROBERT d´Auvergne, son of ROBERT [IV] Comte d´Auvergne et de Clermont & his wife Mathilde de Bourgogne [Capet] (-Lyon 6 Jan 1234, bur Lyon Saint-Jean)Bishop of Clermont 1198.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records that "Robertus frater Guilelmi et Guidonis comitum Alvernie" was installed as Bishop of Clermont in Auvergne in 1198[33].  A charter dated May 1201 records disputes between "dominum Robertum…Claromontensem episcopum et Guidonem…comitem Arverniæ", mediated by "domino Odone…duce Burgundiæ" and naming "domina Mathildis mater eius"[34]Archbishop of Lyon 1227.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1227 of “archiepiscopus Lugdunensis Renaldus...filius comitis Forensis” and the succession of “episcopus Clarimontensis de Alvernia Robertus cuius frater fuit Guido comes Alvernensis[35].  The testament of "Robertus…prime Lugdunensis ecclesie archiepiscopus", dated Jun 1232, appointed "nepotem nostrum Hugonem episcopum Claromontensem et Guidonem fratrem eius archidiaconum Lugdunensem…"[36].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1234 of “Robertum...archiepiscopum Lugdunensem[37].  The necrology of Clermont records the death "VIII Id Jan" of "R. archiepiscopi Lugdunensis"[38]

2.         GUY [II] Comte d´Auvergnem ([1180]) PETRONILLE de Chambon, daughter of AMELIUS [III] de Chambon {Puy-de-Dôme} & his wife Dalmatie ---.  Children: 

a)         GUILLAUME [X] Comte d´Auvergnem ALEIDIS of Brabant, daughter of HENRI I Duke of Brabant & his first wife Mathilde de Flandre.  Children: 

i)          GUY d´Auvergne (-Feb 1279).  The testament of "Guillermus comes Claromontensis", dated Feb 1245, chooses burial "in monasterio del Boschet in sepulcro bonæ memoriæ patris nostri", appoints "Robertum filium nostrum…sub custodia…Hugonis…episcopi Claromontensis consanguinei nostri" as his heir and names "Guidonem filium nostrum clericum…Guillermum et Godefridum filios nostros…Henricum filium nostrum"[39]Archbishop of Lyon 1267. 

ii)         ROBERT [V] Comte d´Auvergnem ELEONORE de Baffie, daughter of GUILLAUME [II] Seigneur de Baffie & his wife S--- de Forez.  Children: 

(a)       ROBERT [VI] Comte d´Auvergne et de Boulognem BEATRIX de Montgascon, daughter of FAUCON [III] Seigneur de Montgascon & his wife Isabelle de VentadourChildren: 

(1)       ROBERT [VII] Comte d´Auvergnem BLANCHE de Clermont, daughter of ROBERT de France Comte de Clermont Sire de Bourbon & his wife Béatrix dame de Bourbon.  Children: 

a.         GUY d´Auvergne (-Lerida 25 Nov 1373, bur Abbaye de Vauluissant)A charter dated May 1326 recognised property of "Guillaume comte de Boulogne" granted to "Jehan, Guy, Robert et Godefroy ses freres et a Mahaut et Marguerite ses seurs"[40].  A charter dated 1334 records an agreement between "domina Maria de Flandria comitissa Boloniæ et Arverniæ relicta...Roberti quondam comitis Boloniæ et Arverniæ, tutrix...Godofredi, Mariæ et Margaritæ liberorum suorum et dicti quondam comitis...et...Johannes et Guido de Bolonia fratres filii dictæ dominæ Mariæ comitissæ" and "dominus Guillelmus Boloniæ et Arverniæ comes primogenitus dicti Roberti..."[41]Archbishop of Lyon 1340.  The testament of "domini Guidonis episcopi Portuensis et sanctæ Ruffinæ...Cardinalis", dated 25 Dec 1372, appoints "germanos meos Johannem comitem et Godefridum de Bolonia fratres meos" as his heirs, makes bequests to "Matildim de Bolonia comitissam Gebennensem sororem meam...Petrum eius filium nepotem meum...masculum primogenitum...domino Roberto de Gebennis...nepote meo...Margaretæ de Bolonia sorori meæ"[42].  The necrology of Amiens cathedral records the death "VI Kal Oct" of "domini Guidonis de Bolonia filii quondam domini Roberti Boloniæ et Alverniæ comitis, hujus ecclesiæ in juventute canonici, post archiepiscopi Lugdunensis...Cardinalis"[43]

 

 

1.         RAOUL (-1236).  Archbishop of LyonThe Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1236 of “Radulfus Lugdunensis archiepiscopus[44]

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         PHILIPPE de Savoie, son of THOMAS I Comte de Savoie & his wife Marguerite [Beatrix] de Genève (Aiguebelle [1207]-Château de Roussillon, Bugey 16 Aug 1285, bur Abbaye de Hautecombe).  His parentage is established, inter alia, by the 1264 testament of his brother Boniface[45].  Archdeacon of Metz 1229.  "M. comitissa Sabaudie et marchisa in Ytalia et…Amedeus, Aymo, W. electus Valentinus, Thomas, Petrus, Bonifacius et Philippus filii Thome Comitis Sab. et marchionis in Ytalia" confirmed donations to Hautecombe abbey by charter dated 26 Feb 1231[46].  The second testament of "Amedeus comes Sabaudie", dated 19 Jul 1238, repeats the nomination of "Thomam fratrem suum" as his heir, substituting "Philippum, huic autem Petrum fratres suos" if Thomas died without male heirs[47], although it is unclear why the youngest brother Philippe should have been given precedence over Pierre in this document.  He was elected Bishop of Lausanne in 1239.  "Amedeus comes Sabaudie et in Italie marchio…cum…genetrice sua et fratribus suis B. Bellicensi Electo et Philippo Metensi Primicerio" granted "villam S. Mauritii de Chablaisio" {Saint-Maurice de Chablais} to "soror illorum Margareta comitissa de Kiborch" by charter dated 24 Feb 1240[48].  Bishop of Valence 1245.  Archbishop of Lyon 1246.  The testament of "Philippi de Sabaudia electi Lugdunensis", dated 26 May 1256, names "Petrus de Sabaudia frater et Beatrix comitissa Provinciæ" as his heirs, chooses burial at Hautecombe, and founds an anniversary at Valence for the soul of "defuncti fratris sui Willelmi, electi illius ecclesiæ"[49].  The testament of "Beatricis relictæ Raimundi Berengarii comitis Provinciæ", dated 14 Jan 1264, adds bequests to "Philippo electo Lugdun. fratri suo altero…", and appoints "…Philippum electum Lugdun. fratrem suum…" as her executors[50].  The testament of "Conte Pietro di Savoia", dated Sep 1264 named "…Philippo electo Lugdun. fratri suo…" and appointed "Philippi elect. Lugdun. fratris sui, Soffredi de Amaysino" as his executors[51].  He resigned his ecclesiastical appointments in 1267.  Comte Palatin de Bourgogne 1267-1279, by right of his wife.  He succeeded his brother in 1268 as PHILIPPE I Comte de Savoie.  He faced the continual opposition of his niece Beatrix Dauphine de Viennois, daughter of his predecessor, who claimed Savoy for her grandson Hugues de la Tour.  Comte Philippe was able to reaffirm his authority over Turin by defeating Guglielmo VII Marchese di Monferrato[52].  Pope Gregory X awarded him the title Gonfalionere of the Holy Church.  The testament of "Filippo Vescovo de Lione" dated 26 Jul 1256 names "Pietro di Savoia e Beatrice Contessa di Provenza, di Lui fratello e Sorella…Conte Tommaso di Lui fratello" and chooses to be buried "nella Chiesa de Haute Combe"[53].  The necrology of Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey records the death "XVI Kal Sep" of "Philippus comes Sabaudiæ"[54].  The necrology of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne records the death "XVI Kal Sep" of "dni Philippi quondam comitis Sabaudie"[55]

2.         THOMAS II Comte de Savoiem secondly BEATRICE Fieschi, daughter of TEODORO Fieschi Conte di Lavagna & his wife Simona ---.  Children: 

a)         THOMAS de Savoie Conte di Piemonte.  m GUYE de Bourgogne, daughter of HUGUES de Chalon Comte Palatin de Bourgogne, Seigneur de Salins & his wife Alix Ctss Palatine de Bourgogne [Andechs-Merano].  Children: 

i)          PIERRE de Savoie (-Nov 1332).  The testament of "Thomas de Sabaudia primogenitus…domini Thomæ de Sabaudia comitis" dated 14 May 1282 appoints "Philippum de Sabaudia filium meum primogenitum" as his heir provided he provides sufficient appanages "aliis filiis meis Petro, Thomæ, Amedeo et Guillermo fratribus suis"[56].  A charter dated 24 May 1286 records the results of a commission relating to Piemonte and declarations by "Ludovicus de Sabaudia" and by "Guia de Burgundia relicata…domini Thome de Sabaudia…filiorum nostrorum…Philippi Petri Thome Amedei et Guillelmi"[57].  Deacon at Salisbury and canon at Lyon in 1304.  "Pietro di Savoia Decano di Salisbury in Inghilterra" issued a quittance to "Conte Amedeo di Savlia" dated "la festa di S, Giorgio 1304"[58].  Archbishop of Lyon 1308.  He was expelled from Lyon in 1312 by Philippe IV "le Bel" King of France, but re-established in 1320 by King Philippe V[59].  Seigneur de Montfaucon 1324.  Seigneur de Septème 1331. 

 

 

1.         BERAUD de Goth, son of BERAUD de Goth & his wife Ide de Blanquefort (-27 Jul 1297).  Cardinal, Bishop of Albane Sep 1244.  Archbishop of Lyon .  He was appointed papal legate by Pope Boniface VIII 13 Apr 1296 to negotiate peace between France and England[60]

 

 

1.         AYMAR de Roussillon, son of ARTAUD [IV] Seigneur de Roussillon & his wife M--- (-[1282/83])"Artaud sire de Roussillon…Aymar, Amedée, Alyse et Beatrix ses enfants" donated their rights "sur la succession de feu Guy comte de Forez" to "Guillaume fils dudit Artaud" by charter dated Nov 1262[61]Archbishop of Lyon 1274.  Gallia Christiana records Aymar Archbishop of Lyon as "Ademarus de Roussillon...filius Artaldi IV domini de Rossilione frater Amedei Valentinensis et Diensis episcopi, Sabaudiæ, Burgundiæ et Genevæ comitum consanguineus"[62], but does not indicate the primary source on which this information is based.  However, the testament of "Thomas de Sabaudia primogenitus…domini Thomæ de Sabaudia comitis" dated 14 May 1282 appointed his children´s mother as tutor for his sons with the assistance of "consanguineum meum R. patrem dominum Aymarum archiepiscopum Lugdunensem et…"[63].  It is assumed that "R." in this source is a mistake for "A." indicating "Artaudum". 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 2.    BISHOPS of AUTUN

 

 

1.         ADALGER [Hildegarius], son of --- (-893 or after).  Chaplain of Charles "le Chauve" King of the West Franks.  Bishop of Autun 875/93.  Abbé de Flavigny et de Corbigny 877.  Chancellor of King Boson [de Provence] 879.  Abbé de Brioude 888.  Chancellor of Eudes King of the Franks 892-893[64]

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         WALO de Dijon, son of MANASSES [I] Comte de Dijon & his wife --- (-[after 918])Bishop of Autun .  "Walo…Eduorum episcopus" recovered "villam Tilionacum in comitatu Oscarensi super fluvium Sagonnam" from "fratris nostri Manasse" by charter dated 918[65].  The Vita Sanctii Viventii Presbyteri names "Manasses…fratrisque sui Walonis Æduorum urbis Pontificis"[66].  The Series abbatum Flaviniacensium records that "Richardus dux et Ingelbertus" installed "Vualonem, fratrem Manasserii comitis qui gener erat B fratris Richardi ducis" as abbot of Flavigny[67].  The Series abbatum Flaviniacensium records that Walo became "pontifices Eduenses" and his death in 913[68], although this date of death is inconsistent with the source cited above. 

2.         MANASSES [II] Comte de Dijonm ERMENGARDE, daughter of ---.  Children: 

a)         HERVE de Dijon (-after 31 Oct 920)Bishop of Autun .  The testament of "Heriveus…Æduorum episcopus" dated 1 Nov 919 names "genitricis nostræ domnæ Hirmingardis venerabilis comitissæ et fratrum nostrorum…domnus Walo pius Præsul et noster avunculus", subscribed by "Hirmingardis comitissa…Walonis filii eius, Gilleberti filii eius alterius"[69].  "Heriveus…Eduorum episcopus" donated property "villam Tilionacum" to the canons of St Nazaire by charter dated 31 Oct 920 which names "genitricis nostræ domnæ Hirmingardis comitissæ et fratrum nostrorum…[et] Walo presul et noster avunculus", signed by "Hirmingardis comitissa, Walonis filii eius, Gisleberti filii eius alterius, Manassæ filii eius"[70]

 

 

1.         AGANON de Mont-Saint-Jean, son of --- (-25 Jun 1098)Bishop of Autun 1055.  "Agano...Heduorum episcopus" issued judgment against “Raginardo fratre nostro”, who had taken “Beliniacum” from the church of Autun, by charter dated 15 May 1076, witnessed by “...H. de Monte sancti Johannis...[71].  The necrology of Flavigny records the death “VII Kal Jul” of “Hagano episcopus[72]

 

 

1.         ETIENNE de Bâgé, son of --- de Bâgé & his wife --- (-7 Jan 1140).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.    Bishop of Autun 1112/1136.  Monk at Cluny 1136. 

 

 

Three brothers: 

1.         ROBERT de Bourgogne, son of HUGUES II "Borel/le Pacifique" Duke of Burgundy & his wife Mathilde de Mayenne ([1122]-18 Jul 1140).  “Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in “Flagit et Verne” to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of “uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio”, by charter dated 20 Oct 1131[73].  Deacon at Langres.  Archdeacon at Autun.  Bishop of Autun 1140. 

2.         HENRI de Bourgogne (-1 Mar 1170, bur Abbaye de Cîteaux, Côte-d'Or)The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "episcopum Eduensem Henricum" as brother of "Lingones…episcopus Galterus"[74].  “Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in “Flagit et Verne” to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of “uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio”, by charter dated 20 Oct 1131[75].  Archdeacon at Autun, 1143.  Elected Bishop of Autun 1148.  Seigneur de Flavigny.  

3.         GAUTHIER de Bourgogne (-Lugny 7 Jan 1180, bur Chartreuse monastery of Lugny, Côte d'Or).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "episcopus Galterus" as brother of "Odonis Burgundie ducis" when recording his appointment as Bishop of Langres[76].  His parentage is confirmed by two charters dated [1172/75] of "Galterius…lingonensis episcopus" which name "Hugonis ducis Burgundie nepotis mei", the second of which also names "mater mea Mathildis ducissa…dominus Hugo frater meus"[77].  “Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in “Flagit et Verne” to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of “uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio”, by charter dated 20 Oct 1131[78].  Archbishop of Besançon end 1161, forced to resign after being persecuted by Emperor Friedrich "Barbarossa".  Canon and Archdeacon at Langres, elected Bishop of Langres end 1163.  Comte de Langres 1178/79, by grant of his nephew Duke Hugues III.  He became a Chartreuse monk at Lugny, near Recey-sur-Ourse, Côte d'Or[79]

 

 

1.         HUMBERT de Bâgé, son of ULRIC [IV] Seigneur de Bâgé & his wife --- (-12 Oct or 13 Nov 1180).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.    Bishop of Autun 1140/1148.  Archbishop of Lyon 1148, resigned [1157].  Cartusian Prior at Seillon.  The 13th century obituary of the Eglise primatiale de Lyon records the death "IV Id Oct" of "Humbertus, Valle Sancte Marie monachus et quondam Lugdunensis archiepiscopus"[80].

 

 

1.         JEAN d´Arcis-sur-Aube, son of [GUILLAUME d´Arcis-sur-Aube & his wife Reine d´Ancy-le-Franc] (-1344, before 23 Sep).  The parentage of Jean has not been confirmed.  It is possible that he was the son of one of the other brothers who are named above.  The testament of "Guillaume sires d´Arcies chevaliers", dated 7 Jan 1325 (O.S.), named as executors "…mes…cosins Jehan d´Arcies arcediacre de Laçois en l´église de Leingres, mons. Erart d´Arcies chevaliers, Jacot, Gauchier et Guillaume de Pacy escuyers"[81]Bishop of Autun 1331.  Bishop of Langres 1342. 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 3.    BISHOPS of CHALON

 

 

1.         GODELSADBishop of Chalon-sur-Saône .  Flodoard´s Historia Remensis Ecclesiæ records the presence in 853 (“Hincmarus anno sui episcopatus VII”) at the synod at Soissons of “Wenilone Sennense archiepiscopo, Amalrico Turonense, Teoderico Cameracense episcopo, Rothado Suessonico, Lupo Cathalaunense, Immone Noviomagense, Erpuino Silvanectense, Erminfrido Belvacense, Pardulo Laudunense, Hilmerado Ambianense, Hucberto Meldense, Agio Aurelianense, Prudentio Trecasino, Hermanno Nivernense, Iona Augustudense, Godelsado Cavillonense, Dodone Andagavense, Guntberto Ebroicense, Hildebranno Sagense, Rigboldo Remorum corepiscopo[82].

 

 

1.         ENGELBERTBishop of Chalon-sur-Saône .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records in 1177 the ordination of "apud Cabilonem Engelbertus...episcopus"[83]

 

 

1.         DURAND (-1231).  Bishop of Chalon-sur-Saône .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1231 of “episcopus Cabilonensis Durannus[84]

 

 

1.         ALEXANDRE de Montaigu, son of ALEXANDRE de Bourgogne [Capet] Seigneur de Montagu & his wife Beatrix de Rion (-23 Dec 1261, bur Notre-Dame de Maizières).  "Guillielmus miles dominus Montisacuti" confirmed the donation to the church of Chalon made by "Alexander…quondam Cabilonensis episcopus avunculus meus" by charter dated Aug 1263[85].  Deacon at Besançon cathedral 1244.  Bishop of Chalon-sur-Saône .  1244. 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 4.    BISHOPS of LANGRES

 

 

 

 

 

[Three] siblings: 

1.         ISAACBishop of Langres .  Hincmar names “...Isaac episcopus Linguinensis...” as one of the bishops present when Lothaire II King of Lotharingia accepted the return of his wife Teutberga in 865[86]

2.         [--- .]  m ---.  One child: 

a)         ODELHARD .  Flodoard´s Historia Remensis Ecclesiæ records that Hincmar wrote to “Rodoardo preposito et ceteris fratribus canonicis ecclesie Remensis” concerning “pro receptione Odelhardi et Waltarii nepotum Ysaac episcopi Lingonensis[87]

3.         [--- .  It is not known whether the parent of Gauthier was the same sibling of Isaac as the parent of Odelhard.]  m ---.  One child: 

a)         GAUTHIER .  Flodoard´s Historia Remensis Ecclesiæ records that Hincmar wrote to “Rodoardo preposito et ceteris fratribus canonicis ecclesie Remensis” concerning “pro receptione Odelhardi et Waltarii nepotum Ysaac episcopi Lingonensis[88]

 

 

1.         BRUNO de Roucy, son of RENAUD Comte [de Roucy] & his wife Alberade de Hainaut ([955/56]-29 Jan 1016).  His parentage is deduced from Rodulfus Glaber stating that "Willemus, Henrici ducis priuignus, Adalberti Longobardorum ducis filius" married the sister of "Brunone Lingonensi episcopo", when recording that the latter supported his brother-in-law in the latter's rebellion against the king [Robert II][89].  Cleric at Reims.  The Chronicle of St Bénigne de Dijon records that King Lothaire installed "Brunoni Remensis Ecclesie clerico…suo vero parenti propinquitate consanguinitatis" as bishop of Langres in 980[90], King Lothaire being the uterine half-brother of Bruno's mother.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the appointment of "Bruno clericus Remensis regis Lotharii propinquus" as bishop of Langres in 980 at the age of 24[91].  The Acta Concilii Remensis ad Sanctum Basolum quotes Bruno Bishop of Langres referring to "unicum fratrem meum comitem Gislebertum, meumque consobrinum comitem Guidonem"[92], although the latter has not been identified.  His necrology records the death of "Brunonis episcopi Lingonice" aged 60 after 36 years in his bishopric but does not specify his date of death[93]

 

 

[Two] brothers, parents not known: 

1.         LAMBERT (-23 Aug 1030)Bishop of Langres .  The Chronicle of St Bénigne de Dijon records a donation of "ecclesiam…in villa Islo-super-Mosam fluvium in comitatu Bassignacensi" by "matrona…Letgardis…soror Lamberti episcopi" [probably Bishop of Langres], undated but among other records of donations in the late 1020s[94].  Ernest Petit suggests that "soror" could be interpreted in this document as meaning sister-in-law as well as sister[95]

2.         RICHARD Comte de Bassignym LETGARDE, daughter of [MILO [II] Comte de Tonnerre & his wife Ingeltrude ---].  Children: 

a)         [RICHARD (-end 1030).  "Leotgarda comitissa…ac filii mei Rogerii" donated "terram…in villa…Jassant" to Saint-Michel by charter dated to [1005], signed by "Rogerius comes, Richardus, Rainardus comes, Alberic, Erembertus vicecomes, Milo…"[96].  This document does not state specifically that Richard was another son of the donor but the position of his name in the list of subscribers suggests that this may be correct.  Bishop of Langres 1030] 

 

 

1.         HUGUES de Breteuil, son of HILDUIN Comte de Breteuil Vicomte de Chartres & his wife Emmeline --- (-Viterbo 16 Mar 1051).  "Gelduinus" donated property by charter dated to [1038/40] which names "…filiorumque meorum Evrardi, Arduini, Hugonis episcopi…", subscribed by "Gelduini vicecomitis, Harduin vicecomitis filius eius, Ebrardi fratris eius, Gualerandi fratris eius…"[97].  The Chronicon Hugonis names "Hugo Linguonensis episcopus" as brother of "Walerannus, Gelduini comitis filius", noting that he was later made archbishop of Reims by Pope Leo IX[98].  Cleric at Chartres.  Bishop of Langres 1031.  He was deposed in 1046 by the Council of Reims for simony, tyranny and homicide[99]

 

 

1.         HARDOUIN de Tonnerre, son of RENAUD [I] Comte de Tonnerre & his wife Helvis --- (-29 Sep 1065).  “Rainaldus comes” donated property to the monastery of Saint-Michel, for the soul of “filii mei Othonis” buried in the monastery and “uxore mea Herviz…filio nostro Arduyno ac filia Ermengarda”, by charter dated Jul 1036[100].  “Raynardus comes” donated property to the monastery of Saint-Michel (on his deathbed), with the consent of “uxoris mee Herviz et filii mei Harduini sive filie mee Ermengarde”, by charter dated 16 Jul 1039 which also names “mater mea Ermengardis[101].  Archdeacon at Noyon until 1050.  Bishop of Langres 1050. 

 

 

1.         HUGUES RAINARD de Tonnerre, son of MILON [V] Comte de Tonnerre & his wife Azeca --- (-2/3 Apr 1084).  “Milo comes castri Tornodori” donated property to Saint-Michel de Tonnerre, by charter dated 29 Sep 1046, which specifies that after the death of “supradicti Milonis regnante filio eius Hugone…”, signed by “Hugonis qui et Raynardi…comitis…[102].  He succeeded his father in 1046 as Comte de Tonnerre and Comte de Bar-sur-Seine.  Archdeacon at Langres.  Bishop of Langres 1065.  “Raynardum…[Lingonensis] ecclesie pontificali” donated property to Saint-Michel de Tonnerre by charter dated 1068, which refers to property donated “post mortem matris meæ[103]

 

 

1.         ROBERT de Bourgogne, son of HENRI de Bourgogne & his wife --- (1059-Châtillon-sur-Seine, Côte d'Or 18 Sep 1111, bur Abbaye de Molesmes, near Langres).  He is named as son of Henri by Orderic Vitalis[104].  "Hugo Burgundionum dux" made a donation to Cluny dated 19 Feb 1078, subscribed by "Oddonis fratris eius, Rotberti alterius fratris eius"[105].  Clerk at Langres 1077, archdeacon 1080.  Bishop of Langres 1085, after the death of Renaud de Bar.  "Odo dux Burgundie" confirmed a donation by "frater meus domnus Hugo" to the abbey of Molesme with the consent of "fratres mei Robertus archidiaconus, Henricus puer, Beatrix et Helia sorores mee" by charter dated to [1081/84][106].  "Odo dux Burgundie" donated the village of Marcenay to the abbey of Molesme with the consent of "omnes eius fratres et sorores Robertus, Henricus, Beatrix, Helia" by charter dated to [1080/83][107].  Robert took part in the war in Spain against the Moors, with his two brothers Eudes and Henri, in 1087.  He became a Benedictine monk at Molesmes, being a friend of St Bruno who founded the Order of Chartreux[108].  The cartulary of Saint-Bénigne-de-Dijon includes a funerary elogy of the life of "Roberti Lingonensis episcopi…regum Franciæ ac ducum Burgundiæ stirpe genitus" dated 19 Oct 1111[109]

 

 

1.         JOSSERAND (-1115).  Bishop of Langres .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1115 of "Lingonensii episcopo Iosceranno" and his successor "Roberti", followed by a vacancy before the election of "domnus Guilelmus"[110]

 

 

1.         ROBERT (-1115).  Bishop of Langres 1115.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1115 of "Lingonensii episcopo Iosceranno" and his successor "Roberti", followed by a vacancy before the election of "domnus Guilelmus"[111]

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1115 of "Lingonensii episcopo Iosceranno" and his successor "Roberti", followed by a vacancy before the election of "domnus Guilelmus"[112]Bishop of Langres

 

 

1.         LAMBERT de Vignory, son of GUY [II] Sire de Vignory & his wife Hildegarde --- (-23 Aug 1130).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Archdeacon.  Bishop of Langres 1116. 

 

 

1.         VILLAIN [d´Aigremont], son of FOULQUES de Serqueux & his second wife Saruc de Grancey (-3 Aug 1136).  Canon at Langres 1084[113].  Archdeacon of Langres 1099.  Bishop of Langres 1125. 

 

 

1.         GAUTHIER de Bourgogne, son of HUGUES II "Borel/le Pacifique" Duke of Burgundy & his wife Mathilde de Mayenne (-Lugny 7 Jan 1180, bur Chartreuse monastery of Lugny, Côte d'Or).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "episcopus Galterus" as brother of "Odonis Burgundie ducis" when recording his appointment as Bishop of Langres[114].  His parentage is confirmed by two charters dated [1172/75] of "Galterius…lingonensis episcopus" which name "Hugonis ducis Burgundie nepotis mei", the second of which also names "mater mea Mathildis ducissa…dominus Hugo frater meus"[115].  “Hugo dux Burgundiæ” donated land in “Flagit et Verne” to Vergy Saint-Vincent, with the consent of “uxore sua Mathilde cum omnibus filiis suis Odone, Hugone, Roberto, Henrico, Raimundo, Walterio”, by charter dated 20 Oct 1131[116].  Archbishop of Besançon end 1161, forced to resign after being persecuted by Emperor Friedrich "Barbarossa".  Canon and Archdeacon at Langres, elected Bishop of Langres end 1163.  Comte de Langres 1178/79, by grant of his nephew Duke Hugues III.  He became a Chartreuse monk at Lugny, near Recey-sur-Ourse, Côte d'Or[117].

 

 

1.         MANASSES de Brienne, son of GUY Comte de Bar-sur-Seine [Brienne] & his wife Petronille-Elisabeth de Chacenay (-3/4 Apr 1193).  His parentage is given by Alberic de Trois Fontaines[118].  "Manasses comes Barri super Sequanam…Theobaldo fratre meo" made donations to the abbey of Mores by charters dated 1164 and [1165], the latter naming "patris mei comitis Milonis"[119].  He was elected Bishop of Langres 1179.  "Manasses…Lingonensis episcopus" confirmed donations to the abbey of Mores by charter dated 1180, witnessed by "Hugo de Puteolo comes Barri"[120].  He went on the third crusade[121]

 

 

1.         GARNIER (-after 1200).  Bishop of Langres .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records in 1200 that "Garnerius episcopum Lingonensem dimisit", which demonstrated that “summo pontifice” retained the authority to ordain and consecrate, and was succeeded by “Hilduinus[122]

 

 

1.         HILDUIN de Vandeuvre, son of LAURENT de Vandeuvre & his wife Ermesinde vicomtesse de Sens (-11/13 Aug 1203).  Europäische Stammtafeln sets out  his family[123]Bishop of Langres 1200.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records in 1200 that "Garnerius episcopum Lingonensem dimisit", which demonstrated that “summo pontifice” retained the authority to ordain and consecrate, and was succeeded by “Hilduinus[124]

 

 

1.         ROBERT (-1208).  Bishop of Langres .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1208 of “episcopus Robertus Lingonensis qui post Hilduinum prefuit” and the succession of “Guilelmus de Iovevilla[125]

 

 

1.         GUILLAUME de Joinville, son of GEOFFROI [IV] Seigneur de Joinville & his wife Helvide de Dampierre (-Saint-Fleur 6 Nov 1226, bur Saint-Fleur).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Gaufridus, Robertus, Symon et Guido milites et Guilelmus clericus" as five brothers "apud Ionevillam", recording that Guillaume became "Cathalauensis archidyaconus"[126].  Archdeacon at Chalons 1191.  "Geofroi V Trouillard Sire de Joinville senechal de Champagne" donated property to the abbey of Boulancourt with the consent of his mother Helvide de Dampierre and his brothers Guillaume archdeacon of Chalons, Robert and Simon by charter dated 1191[127]Bishop of Langres 1208.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1208 of “episcopus Robertus Lingonensis qui post Hilduinum prefuit” and the succession of “Guilelmus de Iovevilla[128]Archbishop of Reims 1219.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the installation “V Id Jun” 1219 of “Guilelmus episcopus Lingonensis frater Symonis de Iovevilla” as archbishop of Reims and the succession of “Hugo...filius Anserici de Monteregali” as bishop of Langres[129].  The Annales Sancti Nicasii Remenses record the death in 1218 of "Albricus Remensis archiepiscopus" and the succession of "Guillelmus de Iomvilla"[130].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death “apud Sanctum Florum...Non Nov” 1226 of “archiepiscopus Guilelmus Remensis” and his burial “cum monachis in cemiterio[131].  The Annales Sancti Nicasii Remenses record the death in 1226 of "domnus Guillelmus de Iomvilla Remensis archiepiscopus"[132]

 

 

1.         HUGUES de Montréal, son of ANSERIC [II] Seigneur de Montréal & his wife Sibylle de Bourgogne (-15 Mar 1232, bur Clairvaux)The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the installation “V Id Jun” 1219 of “Guilelmus episcopus Lingonensis frater Symonis de Iovevilla” as archbishop of Reims and the succession of “Hugo...filius Anserici de Monteregali” as bishop of Langres[133]Bishop of Langres 1219.  The necrology of Notre-Dame de Montréal records the death "15 Mar" of "Hugo de Monte Regali, Lingonensis episcopus"[134].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1232 of “episcopus Lingonensis magister Hugo de Monte Regali” and the succession of “Robertus de Torota frater Radulfi Virdunensis episcopi[135]

 

 

1.         ROBERT de Thourotte, son of JEAN [II] de Thourotte Châtelain de Noyon & his wife Odette de Dampierre-sur-Aube (-Fosse 16 Oct 1246, bur Aulne, transferred Clairvaux).  “Johannes castellanus Noviomi et Thorote” donated revenue to Saint-Amand for the anniversary of “Odote uxoris mee”, with the consent of “Guido filius meus primogenitus et filii mei Willelmus, Johannes, Radulfus, Walterus et Robertus et filie mei Aelis, Ermengardis et Helwidis”, by charter dated 1212[136].  Bishop of Laon.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Guidonem et Iohannem de Torota" as the children of "Alaydis [filia comitem de Brana Robertum domnum]" and her third husband, specifying that Jean was father of "Iohannis et Rodulfi Virdunensis et Roberti Ledodiensis episcoporum"[137]Bishop of Langres 1232.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1232 of “episcopus Lingonensis magister Hugo de Monte Regali” and the succession of “Robertus de Torota frater Radulfi Virdunensis episcopi[138].  The testament of “Johannes castellanus Noviomensis et Thorote”, dated 27 Dec 1235, appointed as executors “Viridunensis Lingonensis Epos filios meos...[139]Bishop of Liège 1240.  The Aegidii Aurævallensis Gesta Episcoporum Leodiensium records the succession of “Robertum...Lingonensem episcopum [...quondam canonicus Sancti Lamberti et abbas Sancte Marie Leodiensis]...vir nobilis genere cuius fratres erant domnus Radulphus Virdunensis episcopus et domnus Iohannes de Torota ballivus Campanie” in 1240 “apud Alnam monasterium Cysterciensis ordinis”, and later transfer “ad Claramvallem[140].  The Aegidii Aurævallensis Gesta Episcoporum Leodiensium records the death “castrum Fossense...XVII Kal Nov” 1246 of Bishop Guillaume and his burial “apud Alnam monasterium Cysterciensis ordinis[141]

 

 

1.         GUIGUES de Genève, son of GUILLAUME [II] Comte de Genève & his [second] wife Alix --- (-6 May 1291).  "Villelmus comes Gebennensis" confirmed the foundation of the Chartreuse monastery of Pomiers by "Villelmo patre meo", with the consent of "Alesia comitissa uxor mea et Rodulphus filius noster primogenitus cum filiis nostris…Amedeo…episcopi Diensi, Aymone cantore Gebennensi, Henrico, Roberto canonico Viennensi, Villelmo, Guigone", for the soul of "Humberti fratris nostri quondam comitis Gebennensis", by charter dated 1252[142].  "Amedeus…Dien. Ep. filius quondam D. Guillelmi bone memorie comitis Geben." delegated the execution of his father´s testament to "fratrem nostrum Rodulphum primogenitum", with the consent of "fratrum nostrorum…Henrici layci, Roberti canonici Vien., Guillelmi et Guigonis clericorum filiorum antedicti D. comitis Geben.", by charter dated 8 Jan 1253, witnessed by "Ay. dno. Fucign…Dne. Alaysie…matris nostre comitisse Gebenn…religiose Dne. Agathe sororis nostre Abbatisse de Monte…"[143]Bishop of Langres 1266.  "Guido…Lingon. Ep." withdrew his claim against "R…Gebenn. Ep…fratri nostro" relating to the dowries of "Henricus de Gebenn…frater noster…Beatricem et Elienort filias legitimas dicti Henrici" by charter dated 13 Oct 1278[144].  Seigneur de Ternier et du Vuache after 1287. 

 

 

1.         BERTRAND de Goth, son of SENEBRUN [II] de Goth & his second wife Marquise d´Ilhac (-[1312/13]).  Bishop of Agen before 9 Oct 1289, and from Nov 1206.  Bishop of Langres 22 Jan 1306 to Nov 1306.  Bertrand de Goth granted all his property in the parish of Blanquefort, inherited from "Marquise d´Ilhac sa mère", to "Raymond Guillaume de Guot chevalier son neveu" by charter dated 5 May 1311[145].

 

 

1.         LOUIS de Poitiers, son of AIMAR [III] Comte de Valentinois & his first wife Hyppolyte de Bourgogne Dame de Saint-Vallier (after May 1277-Saou 16 Aug 1327)His parentage is confirmed by the testament of "Ludovicus de Pictavia Comes Valentinensis et Diensis", dated 23 May 1345, which donates property to the church of Viviers in memory of "Ludovicum episcopum Metensem patruum suum"[146]Deacon at Le Puy 1300.  Canon at Paris and Lyon.  Provost of Normandy 1302/1308.  Bishop of Viviers 1306, resigned 1318.  Bishop of Langres, pair de France 1320.  Bishop of Metz 1325. 

 

1.         GUILLAUME de Poitiers, son of AYMAR [V] de Poitiers Comte de Valentinois & his second wife Sibylle de Baux (-6 Sep 1374).  The testament of "Aimard de Poitiers Comte de Valentinois", dated 13 Jan 1332 (presumably O.S.), appoints "Loys son filz aisné" as his heir, with "Aimaret son petit filz…Othe…Aimaret, Guillaume et Henry ses autres filz…Charles son fils dernier né…Amedé son frere ou Aimaret son fils ou autres de ses enfans…les enfans de sa fille Alienor mariée à Bernard de la Voute"[147].  Prior at Goulorgues and Le Pons-Saint-Esprit 1326.  Monk at Cluny before 1339.  Prior of La Charité.  The testament of "dominus Aimarus de Pictavia Comes Valentinensis et Diensis", dated 12 Aug 1339, makes bequests to "...Poliæ filiæ suæ consorti Vicecomitis Podonniaci...Margaritæ filiæ suæ Vicecomitissæ Bellimontis...Agathæ filiæ suæ consorti Ainardi de Claromonte...Helienos filiæ suæ consorti domini Bermundi de Vouta...Catherinæ filiæ suæ consorti Thomacii Carreto Marquesii Saonensis...Iohannæ filiæ suæ...Margaretæ nepti suæ filiæ...primogeniti sui Ludovici...Guillelmo filio suo monacho Cluniacensi, Priorique de Caritate...Othoni filio suo...Aimaretus filius suus, Henrico filio suo, Karolo filio suo"[148]Bishop of Langres, pair de France 1348.

 

 

1.         JEAN de Chalon, son of JEAN de Chalon Sire d´Arlay & his first wife Marguerite de Bourgogne [Capet] (1300-22 Jun 1334).  The charter dated 30 Oct 1315 of Louis X King of France refers to the inheritance of “Hugone de Cabilone domino de Arlato, milite, et Johanne de Cabilone…eius fratre[149].  Canon at Langres Cathedral  and Besançon Cathedral 1316.  Canon in Paris 1317.  Deacon of Langres Cathedral 1318.  Bishop of Basel 1325, resigned 1328.  Bishop of Langres 1328.  Pair de France. 

 

 

1.         JEAN d´Arcis-sur-Aube, son of [GUILLAUME d´Arcis-sur-Aube & his wife Reine d´Ancy-le-Franc] (-1344, before 23 Sep).  The parentage of Jean has not been confirmed.  It is possible that he was the son of one of the other brothers who are named above.  The testament of "Guillaume sires d´Arcies chevaliers", dated 7 Jan 1325 (O.S.), named as executors "…mes…cosins Jehan d´Arcies arcediacre de Laçois en l´église de Leingres, mons. Erart d´Arcies chevaliers, Jacot, Gauchier et Guillaume de Pacy escuyers"[150].  Bishop of Autun 1331.  Bishop of Langres 1342.

 

 

 

 

Chapter 5.    BISHOPS of MACON

 

 

 

1.         ETIENNE de Bâgé, son of ULRIC [IV] Seigneur de Bâgé & his wife ---  (-19 Mar 1184).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.    Bishop of Mâcon 1167.

 

 

1.         AIMONBishop of Mâcon 1219.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records that “Haymo cantor [Lingonensis] ecclesie” was ordained as “episcopus Masticonensis” in 1219[151]

 

 

 

 



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[13] Carutti (1888), Documenti del libro primi, XV, p. 186. 

[14] France, J., Bulst, N. and Reynolds, P. (eds. and trans.) (1989) Rodulfi Glabri Historiarum Libri Quinque, Rodulfus Glaber Opera (Oxford) Rodulfi Glabri, Historiarum IV.26, p. 213. 

[15] Ex Rodulfi Glabri Historiarum V, 4, MGH SS IV, p. 70. 

[16] Carutti (1888), Documenti del libro primi, XXVII, p. 196. 

[17] Regesta comitum Sabaudiæ, CLXVIII, p. 60. 

[18] Petit, E. (1887) Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne de la race Capétienne (Paris), Vol. III, p. 491. 

[19] Richard, J. (ed.) (1957) Le cartulaire de Marcigny-sur-Loire 1045-1144 (Dijon), I, p. 1. 

[20] Marcigny-sur-Loire 15, p. 15. 

[21] Marcigny-sur-Loire 108, p. 78. 

[22] Marcigny-sur-Loire 111, p. 81. 

[23] Bouchard, C. B. (1987) Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy 980-1198 (Cornell University Press), p. 361. 

[24] Obituaires de Lyon I, Eglise primatiale de Lyon.     

[25] Bliss, W. H. (1893) Calendar of entries in the Papal registers relating to Great Britain and Ireland (London), Vol. I, p. 68. 

[26] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1227, MGH SS XXIII, p. 919. 

[27] Gallia Christiana, Tome IV, Instrumenta, Ecclesiæ Lugunensis Instrumenta, XXX, col. 24. 

[28] Bernard, A. and Bruel, A. (eds.) (1876-1903) Recueil des chartes de l'abbaye de Cluny ( Paris), Tome V, 4409, p. 784. 

[29] Hisely, J.-J. (ed.) (1852) Cartulaires de la Chartreuse d'Oujon et de l'abbaye de Hautcrêt, Mémoires et documents publiés par la société d´histoire de la Suisse romande Tome XII (Lausanne) ("Oujon") 51, p. 76. 

[30] La Mure, J. M. de (1675 manuscript, 1860) Histoire des ducs de Bourbon et des comtes de Forez (Paris), Tome III, Preuves, 38, p. 36. 

[31] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1227, MGH SS XXIII, p. 919. 

[32] Obituaires de Lyon I, Eglise primatiale de Lyon

[33] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1198, MGH SS XXIII, p. 877. 

[34] Baluze, S. (1708) Histoire généalogique de la maison d´Auvergne (Paris) ("Baluze (1708) Auvergne"), Tome II, p. 78. 

[35] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1227, MGH SS XXIII, p. 919. 

[36] Obituarium Lugdunensis, Pièces justificatives, 36, p. 209. 

[37] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1234, MGH SS XXIII, p. 934. 

[38] Baluze (1708) Auvergne, Tome II, p. 76. 

[39] Baluze (1708) Auvergne, Tome II, p. 90. 

[40] Baluze (1708) Auvergne, Tome II, p. 185. 

[41] Baluze (1708) Auvergne, Tome II, p. 160. 

[42] Baluze (1708) Auvergne, Tome II, p. 180. 

[43] Baluze (1708) Auvergne, Tome II, p. 175. 

[44] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1236, MGH SS XXIII, p. 939. 

[45] The Inventory of the State Archives of Turin, consulted at <http://ww2.multix.it/asto/asp/inventari.asp> (2 Feb 2006) ("State Archives"), volume 104, pages 17 and 19, fascicules 13.1, 13.2 and 13.3. 

[46] Wurstenberger, L. (1858) Peter der Zweite Graf von Savoyen, Markgraf in Italien, sein Haus und seine Lande (Bern, Zurich), Vol. IV, 76, p. 34. 

[47] Wurstenberger (1858), Vol. IV, 116, p. 56. 

[48] Wurstenberger (1858), Vol. IV, 123, p. 59. 

[49] Wurstenberger (1858), Vol. IV, 430, p. 209. 

[50] State Archives, volume 104, page 11, fascicules 11.1, 2 and 3, and Wurstenberger (1858), Vol. IV, 636, p. 317. 

[51] State Archives, volume 104, page 15, fascicules 12.1 and 2, and Wurstenberger (1858), Vol. IV, 657, p. 336. 

[52] Marie José (1956) La Maison de Savoie, Les Origines, Le Comte Vert, Le Comte Rouge (Paris, Albin Michel), p. 46. 

[53] State Archives, volume 104, page 9, fascicule 8. 

[54] Obituaires de Lyon I, Diocèse de Lyon, Abbaye de Saint-Rambert-en-Bugey, p. 332.        

[55] Billiet, A. & Albrieux, l´abbé (ed.) (1861) Chartes du diocèse de Maurienne, Documents publiés par l´académie royale de Savoie, Vol. II (Chambéry) ("Maurienne Chartes"), Obituaire du Chapitre, p. 348. 

[56] State Archives, volume 104, pages 31-32, fascicules 19.1 and 2, and Guichenon (Savoie), Tome IV, Preuves, p. 100. 

[57] Datta, P. L. (1832) Storia dei Principi di Savoia del ramo d´Acaia, Signori del Piemonte (Torino), Vol. 2, Documenti, VIII, p. 20. 

[58] State Archives, volume 109, page 20, fascicule 4.4. 

[59] Marie José (1956), p. 50. 

[60] Anselme, Père & Du Fourny (1725) Histoire généalogique et chronologique de la maison royale de France, des pairs, grands officiers de la Couronne, de la maison du roy et des anciens du Royaume, 3rd edn. (Paris) ("Père Anselme"), Tome II, p. 171. 

[61] Huillard-Bréholles, J. L. A. (1867) Titres de la Maison ducale de Bourbon (Paris), Tome I, 394, p. 78. 

[62] Gallia Christiana, Tome IV, Ecclesia Lugdunensis, LXXXV, col. 150. 

[63] State Archives, volume 104, pages 31-32, fascicules 19.1 and 2, and Guichenon (Savoie), Tome IV, Preuves, p. 100. 

[64] ES III 716. 

[65] Charmasse, A. de (ed.) (1865) Cartulaire de l'église d'Autun (Autun, Reprint, Geneva 1978) ("Autun"), Vol. I, 23, p. 36. 

[66] Vita Sanctii Viventii Presbyteri, RHGF IX, p. 131. 

[67] Du Chesne, A. (1625) Histoire généalogique de la maison de Vergy (Paris), preuves, p. 17, also quoted in Settipani, C. and Kerrebrouck, P. van (1993) La préhistoire des Capétiens 481-987, 1ère partie, Mérovingiens, Carolingiens et Robertiens (Villeneuve d'Ascq), p. 373 footnote 80.  The text in question does not appear in Series abbatum Flaviniacensium, MGH SS VIII, p. 502. 

[68] Series abbatum Flaviniacensium, MGH SS VIII, p. 503.  

[69] RHGF IX, p. 717. 

[70] Autun, Vol. I, 26, p. 42. 

[71] Autun, Vol. I, XL, p. 62. 

[72] Chronicon Hugonis monachi Virdunensis et Divionensis abbatis Flaviniacensis, Necrologium, MGH SS VIII, p. 286. 

[73] Du Chesne (1628) Histoire géneálogique des ducs de Bourgogne de la maison de France (Paris), Preuves, p. 35. 

[74] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1161, MGH SS XXIII, p. 845. 

[75] Du Chesne (1628), Preuves, p. 35. 

[76] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1161, MGH SS XXIII, p. 845. 

[77] Marilier, J. (ed.) (1961) Chartes et documents concernant l'abbaye de Cîteaux 1098-1182 (Rome)210 and 211, pp. 169 and 170. 

[78] Du Chesne (1628), Preuves, p. 35. 

[79] Kerrebrouck, P. Van (2000) Les Capétiens 987-1328 (Villeneuve d'Asq), pp. 565-6. 

[80] Obituaires de Lyon I, Eglise primatiale de Lyon.     

[81] Lalore, C. (1885) Les Sires et les Barons de Chacenay (Troyes), 219, p. 112, quoting Archives de l´Aube, origin. cart. 3 H. 136. 

[82] Flodoardus Remensis Historia Remensis Ecclesiæ, Liber III, II, MGH SS XXXVI, p. 193.

[83] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1177, MGH SS XXIII, p. 855. 

[84] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1231, MGH SS XXIII, p. 929. 

[85] Gallia Christiana, Tome IV, Instrumenta, Instrumenta Ecclesiæ Cabilonensis, XLII, col. 251. 

[86] Hincmari Remenis Annales, 865, MGH SS I, p. 469. 

[87] Flodoardus Remensis Historia Remensis Ecclesiæ, Liber III, XXVIII, MGH SS XXXVI, p. 357.

[88] Flodoardus Remensis Historia Remensis Ecclesiæ, Liber III, XXVIII, MGH SS XXXVI, p. 357.

[89] France, J., Bulst, N. and Reynolds, P. (eds. and trans.) (1989) Rodulfi Glabri Historiarum Libri Quinque, Rodulfus Glaber Opera (Oxford) III.6, p. 105. 

[90] Abbé E. Bougaud (ed.) (1875) Chronique de l'abbaye de Saint-Bénigne de Dijon (Dijon) ("Chronicle St-Bénigne de Dijon"), 980, pp. 128-29.   

[91] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 980, MGH SS XXIII, p. 772. 

[92] Acta Concilii Remensis ad Sanctum Basolum, auctore Gerberto Archiepiscopo 9, MGH SS III, p. 661. 

[93] Necrology, quoted in Chronicle of Saint-Bénigne de Dijon 980, p. 128 footnote 3.   

[94] Chronicle St-Bénigne de Dijon, p. 195. 

[95] Petit, Vol. II, p. 432. 

[96] Petit, Vol. II, 687, p. 430. 

[97] Lecesne, H. (ed.) (1874) Cartulaire de Marmoutier pour le Dunois ("Marmoutier-Dunois") XXI, p. 21. 

[98] Chronicon Hugonis, monachi Virdunensis et Divionensis abbatis Flaviniacensis II.16, MGH SS VIII, p. 406. 

[99] Anselm of St Remi Historia dedicationis ecclesiæ Sancti Remigii, PL CXLII:1454, and Chronicle of Saint-Bénigne de Dijon, p. 179, cited in Bouchard, C. B. (1987) Sword, Miter, and Cloister: Nobility and the Church in Burgundy 980-1198 (Cornell University Press), p. 394. 

[100] Quantin, M. (ed.) (1860) Cartulaire general de l'Yonne (Auxerre) ("Yonne"), Tome I, XC, p. 171. 

[101] Yonne, Tome I, XCII, p. 177. 

[102] Yonne, Tome I, XCIV, p. 180. 

[103] Yonne, Tome I, XCIX, p. 190. 

[104] Chibnall, M. (ed. and trans.) (1969) The Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis (Oxford Clarendon Press), Vol. VI, Book XIII, p. 431. 

[105] Cluny, Tome IV, 3518, p. 638. 

[106] Laurent, J. (ed.) (1911) Cartulaires de l'abbaye de Molesme (Paris) ("Molesme"), Vol. II, 6, p. 12. 

[107] Molesme, Vol. II, 12, p. 19. 

[108] Kerrebrouck (2000), p. 559. 

[109] Dijon Saint-Bénigne II, 431, p. 207. 

[110] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1115, MGH SS XXIII, p. 819. 

[111] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1115, MGH SS XXIII, p. 819. 

[112] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1115, MGH SS XXIII, p. 819. 

[113] ES XIII 74. 

[114] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1161, MGH SS XXIII, p. 845. 

[115] Cîteaux 210 and 211, pp. 169 and 170. 

[116] Du Chesne (1628), Preuves, p. 35. 

[117] Kerrebrouck (2000), pp. 565-6. 

[118] Alberic de Trois Fontaines Chronica 1214, MGH SS XXIII, p. 899. 

[119] L'abbé Charles Lalore (ed.) (1873) Chartes de l'abbaye de Mores (Aube) (Troyes) (“Mores”), p. 53 and 54. 

[120] Mores 25, p. 59. 

[121] Chronicon Clarevallense 1192, PL CLXXXV, p. 1252, cited in Bouchard (1987), p. 397. 

[122] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1200, MGH SS XXIII, p. 878. 

[123] ES XIII 157. 

[124] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1200, MGH SS XXIII, p. 878. 

[125] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1208, MGH SS XXIII, p. 889. 

[126] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1201, MGH SS XXIII, p. 879. 

[127] Lalore, C. (ed.) (1869) Cartulaire de l'abbaye de Boulancourt (Troyes) (“Boulancourt”), p. 54. 

[128] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1208, MGH SS XXIII, p. 889. 

[129] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1219, MGH SS XXIII, p. 909. 

[130] Annales S. Nicasii Remenses, MGH SS XIII, p. 85. 

[131] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1226, MGH SS XXIII, p. 918. 

[132] Annales S. Nicasii Remenses, MGH SS XIII, p. 85. 

[133] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1219, MGH SS XXIII, p. 909. 

[134] Petit, Vol. V, p. 412. 

[135] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1232, MGH SS XXIII, p. 930. 

[136] Gordière, L. A. (1888) Le prieuré de Saint-Amand...suivi de son cartulaire (Compiègne) (“Saint-Amand”), LIII, p. 202. 

[137] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1162, MGH SS XXIII, p. 846. 

[138] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1232, MGH SS XXIII, p. 930. 

[139] Saint-Amand, LXXI, p. 217. 

[140] Aegidii Aurævallensis Gesta Episcoporum Leodiensium, Liber III, 105, MGH SS XXV, p. 128. 

[141] Aegidii Aurævallensis Gesta Episcoporum Leodiensium, Liber III, 105, MGH SS XXV, p. 128. 

[142] Besson (1759) Mémoires pour l´histoire ecclésiastiques des diocèses de Genève, Tarantaise, Aoste et Maurienne, et du décanat de Savoye (Nancy), Preuves, 52, p. 384. 

[143] Mallet, E. ´Mémoire sur le pouvoir que la maison de Savoie a exercé dans Genève´, Mémoires et documents publiés par la société d´histoire et d´archéologie de Genève (Geneva, 1849), Tome VII, Tome VII, Pièces justificatives, XVI, p. 306. 

[144] Mallet ´Mémoire´ (1849), Tome VII, Pièces justificatives, XLIV, p. 339. 

[145] Père Anselme II, p. 170, citing Bibliothèque Colbertine MS vol. 47, fo. 29. 

[146] Du Chesne, A. (1628) Histoire généalogique des comtes de Valentinois et de Diois (Paris) ("Du Chesne (Valentinois)"), Preuves, p. 51. 

[147] Du Chesne (Valentinois), Preuves, p. 35. 

[148] Du Chesne (Valentinois), Preuves, p. 37. 

[149] Prost, B. and Bougenot, S. (eds.) (1904) Cartulaire de Hugues de Chalon (1220-1319) (Lon-le-Saunier) (“Hugues de Chalon”), 555, p. 421. 

[150] Lalore, C. (1885) Les Sires et les Barons de Chacenay (Troyes), 219, p. 112, quoting Archives de l´Aube, origin. cart. 3 H. 136. 

[151] Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium 1219, MGH SS XXIII, p. 909.