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Burgundy and the Low Countries


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House of Autun – Dukes of Burgundy

Robertian House

Capetian House

House of Valois

House of Habsburg—Rulers of the Low Countries

Bibliography for the Low Countries

Chaume, M., Les origines du duché de Bourgogne (2 vols. in 4 pts., Dijon, 1925–37).Dek, A. W. E., Genealogie der graven van Holland (4th edn., Zaltbommel, 1969).Knetsch, K. G. P., Das Haus Brabant: Genealogie der Herzoge von Brabant und der Landgrafen von Hessen (2 vols., Darmstadt, 1931).Petit de Vausse, E., Histoire des ducs de Bourgogne de la race capétienne (9 vols., Dijon, 1885–1905).Strubbe, E. I., and L. Voet, De chronologie van de middeleeuwen en de moderne tijden in de Nederlanden (Antwerp, 1960).Vannérus, J., ‘La première dynastie luxembourgeoise’, Revue belge de philologie et d'histoire, XXV (1946–7), 801–58.

898–921

Richard the Justicer (count of Autun; ruled Frankish Burgundy by 898; styled duke by 918)

921–936

Rudolf (son; king of France 923)

936–952

Hugh the Black (brother)

952–956

Gilbert of Chalon (probable son-in-law)

956–965

Otto (grandson of Robert I of France; married Liutgard, daughter of Gilbert)

965–1002

Henry the Great (brother)

1002–1005

Otto William (stepson; deposed, died 1026; French rule of Burgundy 1005–31)

1031–1076

Robert I (son of Robert II of France; recognized as duke 1031)

1076–1079

Hugh I (grandson; abdicated, died 1093)

1079–1102

Eudes I, the Red (brother)

1102–1143

Hugh II (son)

1143–1162

Eudes II (son)

1162–1192

Hugh III (son)

1192–1218

Eudes III (son)

1218–1272

Hugh IV (son)

1272–1306

Robert II (son)

1306–1315

Hugh V (son)

1315–1349

Eudes IV (brother)

1349–1361

Philip of Rouvres (grandson; French rule of Burgundy 1361–3)

1363–1404

Philip the Bold (son of John II of France; count of Flanders and Artois 1384)

1404–1419

John the Fearless (son)

1419–1467

Philip the Good (son; Marquis of Namur1429; duke of Brabant 1430; count of Holland 1433; duke of Luxemburg 1443)

1467–1477

Charles the Rash (son)

1477–1482

Mary (daughter; inherited the Low Countries; union of Burgundy with France 1477)

1482–1506

Philip the Handsome (son of Mary and emperor Maximilian I; king of Castile 1504)

1506–1555

Charles (son; king of Spain 1516–56; abdicated, died 1558; union of the Low Countries with Spain 1556–98)

1598–1621

Albert (son of Emperor Maximilian II)

1598–1633

Isabel (Daughter of Philip II of Spain; married Albert; union with Spain 1633)

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