Amadeus IV of Savoy

Amadeus IV of Savoy

Birth
France
Death 24 Jun 1253 (aged 55–56)
France
Burial Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille, Departement de la Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Memorial ID 84121965 · View Source
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Amadeus IV was Count of Savoy from 1233 to 1253.
He was the son of Thomas I of Savoy and Margaret of Geneva, he had however to fight with his brothers for the inheritance of Savoy lands after their father's death. His brothers Pietro and Aimone spurred a revolt in Aosta Valley against Amadeus, but he was able to crush it with the help of Manfred III of Saluzzo and Boniface II of Montferrat, who were his sons-in-law. Together with his brother Thomas, he fought against the communes of Turin and Pinerolo, but with uncertain results.
He was succeeded by his young son Boniface, who died soon.
He married twice:
Anne of Burgundy, daughter of Hugh III, Duke of Burgundy.
Beatrice of Savoy (d. 1258), married firstly in 1233 Manfred III of Saluzzo (d. 1244), married secondly on April 21, 1247 Manfred of Sicily
Margaret of Savoy (d. 1254), married firstly on December 9, 1235 Boniface II of Montferrat, married secondly Aymar III, Count of Valentinois
Cecilia of Baux, "Passerose", daughter of Barral of Baux
Boniface, Count of Savoy
Beatrice of Savoy (1250 – February 23, 1292) married Peter of Chalon and Juan Manuel of Castile, Lord of Villena.
Eleonor of Savoy, married in 1269 Guichard de Beaujeu
Constance of Savoy, died after 1263



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  • Created by: Kat
  • Added: 28 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 84121965
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amadeus IV of Savoy (1197–24 Jun 1253), Find a Grave Memorial no. 84121965, citing Abbaye de Hautecombe, Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille, Departement de la Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France ; Maintained by Kat (contributor 47496397) .