Auxilia

 

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1. Humbert I de Savoie Comte de Maurienne, Comte de Chablais

Auxilia

  • Marriage (1): Humbert I de Savoie Comte de Maurienne, Comte de Chablais between 995 and 1000 1

  General Notes:

AUXILIA, daughter of ANSELM & his wife Aldiud ---. "Amedeus filius Uberti comitis et Adaelgida uxor mea" donated "ecclesia S. Mauricii…in pago…Maltacena" to the priory of Bourget by charter dated 22 Oct 1030, signed by "Uberti comitis, Anciliæ uxoris eius, Amedei comitis, Adilæ uxoris eius…Rodulphi regis, reginæ Ermengardis, Odonis, Antelmi". The parentage of Auxilia is deduced from her son Burchard being described by Rodolfus Glaber as nepos of Burchard Archbishop of Lyon, who was the illegitimate son of Conrad I King of Burgundy and his mistress Aldiud, wife of Anselm, who must therefore have been Auxilia´s parents. Her parentage is also suggested by the charter dated 12 Jun 1052 under which her son "Aimo, Sedun…episcopus" donated property, inherited from "avunculo meo comite Oudolrico…in villam…Ursaria", to the church of Sion "per manum advocatis mei comitis Oudalrici". Szabolcs de Vajay suggests that Count Humbert had two wives: firstly "---, sister of Graf Ulrich [von Lenzburg]" and secondly "Auxilia, relative of Saint Odilon de Mercœur abbé de Cluny". Europäische Stammtafeln shows only one wife "Auxilia von Lenzburg", in an amalgam of these two proposed wives. None of the sources so far consulted in the preparation of the present document suggest that Humbert had two wives. Until more information comes to light, the simpler solution has been adopted in this document. The primary source which indicates Auxilia's relationship with the Mercœur family has not yet been identified. 1


Auxilia married Humbert I de Savoie Comte de Maurienne, Comte de Chablais between 995 and 1000.1 (Humbert I de Savoie Comte de Maurienne, Comte de Chablais was born between 970 and 975,1 died between 1 Jul 1047 and 1051 1 and was buried in Cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, 73300, FR 1.)


Sources


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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