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Agnes of France Daughter of France
Fils de France was the style and rank held by the sons of the kings and dauphins of France. A daughter was known as a fille de France .The children of the dauphin, who was the king's heir apparent, were accorded the same style and status as if they were the king's children instead of his...
by birth, was the youngest daughter of Louis IX of France
Louis IX , commonly Saint Louis, was King of France from 1226 until his death. He was also styled Louis II, Count of Artois from 1226 to 1237. Born at Poissy, near Paris, he was an eighth-generation descendant of Hugh Capet, and thus a member of the House of Capet, and the son of Louis VIII and...
and Margaret of Provence. She served as regent of Burgundy during the minority of her son.
Agnes was the youngest of eleven children, eight of whem lived to adulthood. She married Robert II, Duke of Burgundy
Robert II of Burgundy was duke of Burgundy between 1271 and 1306, inheriting the title from his brother Eudes of Burgundy, who had no male heirs. Robert was the third son of duke Hugh IV and Yolande of Dreux...
, and became the mother of seven children:
- Hugh V, Duke of Burgundy
Hugh V of Burgundy was Duke of Burgundy between 1306 and 1315.Hugh was the eldest son of Robert II, Duke of Burgundy and Agnes of France. His maternal grandparents were Louis IX of France and Marguerite Berenger of Provence....
Bianca of Burgundy , was a Countess Consort of Savoy; married in 1307 to Edward, Count of Savoy. She was mother of Joan of Savoy.-Ancestry:-References:...
(1288–1348), married Edward, Count of Savoy
Edward , surnamed the Liberal, was the Count of Savoy from 1323 to 1329.He was married to Blanche of Burgundy, daughter of Robert II, Duke of Burgundy and Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy. They had a daughter, Joan , who married to John III the Good, duke of Brittany. but was...
- Margaret (1290–1315), married king Louis X of France
Louis X of France, , called the Quarreler, the Headstrong, or the Stubborn was the King of Navarre from 1305 and King of France from 1314 until his death...
Joan of Burgundy , also known as Joan the Lame , was Queen consort of France as the first wife of Philip VI...
(ca.1290–1348), married count of Maine and Valois, king Philip VI of France
Philip VI , known as the Fortunate and of Valois, was the King of France from 1328 to his death. He was also Count of Anjou, Maine, and Valois from 1325 to 1328...
- Odo IV, Duke of Burgundy (1295–1350).
Louis of Burgundy , Prince of Achaea and titular King of Thessalonica, was a younger son of Robert II, Duke of Burgundy and Agnes of France....
, King of Thessalonica
The Kingdom of Thessalonica was a short-lived Crusader State founded after the Fourth Crusade over the conquered Byzantine lands.- Background :...
(1297–1316), married Matilda of Hainaut.
- Mary (1298–1336) married Edward I, Count of Bar
- Robert, Count of Tonnerre (1302–1334), married Joanna, heiress of Tonnerre.
On the death of her husband, Agnes served as regent of Burgundy for her minor son, Hugh from 1306 until 1311. She died at Côte d’Or on 19 or 20 December 1327, and is buried Abbaye de Cîteaux.