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Conrad II, Duke of Transjurane Burgundy

Conrad II, Duke of Transjurane Burgundy French noble

French noble
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Intro French noble
Countries France
Occupations Noble
Type Royals
Gender male
Birth 1 January 835
Death 1 January 876
Mother: Adelaide of Tours
Father: Conrad I, Count of Auxerre
Siblings: Robert I of FranceOdo of FranceHugh the AbbotWelf I
Spouse: Waldrada of Worms
Children: Rudolph I of BurgundyAdélaïde de Bourgogne
The details

Conrad II the Younger was the Count of Auxerre from 864 until his death in 876. He was a son of Conrad I of Auxerre, and Adelaide of Tours; an older brother of Hugh the Abbot; and a member of the Bavarian branch of the Welfs.

In 858, at the coaxing of Charles the Bald, his cousin, he and his brother betrayed Louis the German when he sent them on an espionage mission and went over to Charles, who rewarded them handsomely because he had lost his Bavarian honores. He acted as Duke of Transjurane (Upper) Burgundy from then until about 864.

He married Judith, daughter of Eberhard of Friuli, and later Waldrada of Worms, by whom he left a son, Rudolf, who later became King of Transjurane Burgundy, and a daughter, Adelaide of Auxerre, who married Richard, Duke of Burgundy, and had issue.

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