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Ramond De Bourgogne

Ramond De Bourgogne

Male 1059 - 1107  (48 years)

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  • Name Ramond De Bourgogne 
    Born 1059  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History BIOGRAPHY
    Raymond was the fifth son of Guillaume I, comte de Bourgogne. He came to the Iberian Peninsula for the first time during the period 1086-1087 with Eudes I, duke of Burgundy. He came for the second time (1090) to marry Urraca of Castile, eventual heiress of Alfonso VI \'the Brave\', king of Castile and León. On that visit he came with his cousin Henri of Burgundy, who married another daughter of Alfonso VI, Teresa of Castile and León.

    By his marriage Raymond received the counties of Galicia, Portugal and Coimbra. The last two were later offered to Raymond\'s cousin Henri, father of Afonso I \'o Conquistador\', the first Portuguese king.

    Raymond died on 26 March 1107 in León. He was succeeded by his son Alfonso, who became Alfonso VII, king of Castile and León.  [1
    History Raymond of Burgundy (c. 1070 – 24 May 1107) was the ruler of Galicia from about 1090 until his death. He was the fourth son of Count William I of Burgundy and Stephanie. He married Urraca, future queen of León, and was the father of the future emperor Alfonso VII.

    When Raymond and his cousin, Henry of Burgundy, first arrived in Spain is uncertain, but it probably was with the army of Duke Odo I of Burgundy in 1086. In April 1087, the army abandoned the siege of Tudela. While most of the army returned home, Odo and his retinue went west. By 21 July 1087 they were probably at Burgos, at the court of King Alfonso VI of León and Castile, and by 5 August he was in the capital city of León. There Odo most likely arranged Raymond\'s marriage to Alfonso\'s heiress, Urraca. All surviving charters which seem to place Raymond in Spain before 1087 are either mis-dated or interpolated.[1]

    By his marriage Raymond received as dowry the government of the Kingdom of Galicia (which included the County of Portugal and the County of Coimbra),[2] although shortly after, in 1095, Alfonso VI gave the County of Portugal and the County of Coimbra to Henry of Burgundy, father of the first Portuguese King Afonso Henriques of Portugal, basing it in Bracara Augusta (nowadays Braga). During his government he was titled Count, Dominus, Prince, Emperor and Consul of Galicia or of the Galicians, exercising near absolute power in his domains (\"in urbe Gallecia regnante Comite Raymundus\"): \"serenissimus totius Gallecie comes\", \"totius Gallecie Senior et Dominus\", \"totius Gallecie Consul\", \"totius Gallecie Princeps\", \"totius Gallecie Imperator\".[3]

    He was father of Alfonso VII of León and Castile (1104/1105–1157), already crowned king of Galicia in 1111, while his brother later became Pope Callixtus II.  [2
    Died 26 Mar, 1107  Spain, age 48 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I234  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2018 

    Father Comte Guillaume I De Bourgogne, Ou "Tete Hardie", Compte De Macon,   b. 1020, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov, 1087, Besancon, Franche-Comte, France, age 67 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Stephanie,   d. Aft 1092 
    Family ID F1040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Queen Urraca I De Castille,   b. 1081,   d. 8 Mar, 1126, Spain, age 45 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Alphonse VII, King of Castile and León,   b. 1 Mar, 1105, Caldas DE Reis, Galice, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug, 1157, La Fresneda, Aragon, Spain, age 52 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [putative]
    Last Modified 13 May 2017 
    Family ID F111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Ramond De Bourgogne
    Ramond De Bourgogne

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Genealogics, Leo Van de Pas, http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00020899&tree=LEO.

    2. [S12] Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_of_Burgundy.