Beatrice of Viennois
|Beatrice of Viennois|
Champagne-et-Fontaine, Aquitaine, France
|Noble family||House of Ivrea|
|Spouse(s)||Humbert III, Count of Savoy|
|Father||Géraud I, Count of Mâcon|
|Mother||Maurette de Salins|
Beatrice was born in 1160 in Vienne, France, the second child of Géraud I of Mâcon (son of William III, Count of Burgundy) and Maurette de Salins. She was descended from the House of Mâcon and had seven siblings.
After the death of Humbert III, Count of Savoy's third wife, Clementia of Zähringen, in 1175, Humbert was inconsolable and refused to remarry; however, he had no male heir. His advisers persuaded him to wed Beatrice the following year. Beatrice gave birth to Thomas, Count of Savoy in 1178.
- Blanchard, Claudius (1874). Histoire de l'abbaye d'Hautecombe en Savoie avec pièces justificatives inédites [History of Hautecombe Abbey in Savoie with Unpublished Supporting Documents] (in French). Chambéry: F. Puthod. pp. 98–101. OCLC 29033857.
- Boucharlat, Alain (1997). La Fontaine de Siloé [The Fountain of Siloé] (in French). p. 17. ISBN 978-2862532219.
Beatrice of ViennoisBorn: 1160 Died: 1230
Clementia of Zähringen
| Countess of Savoy
Margaret of Geneva