Lambert of Chalon

Lambert of Chalon (French: Lambert de Chalon; 930 - 22 February 978) was the count of Chalon from 956 to 978, and count of Autun.

He was the son of Robert of Dijon and Ingeltrude, and the brother to Rudolf, viscount of Chalon.[1]

Around 968, he married Adelaide of Chalon,[1] the daughter of Gilbert, Duke of Burgundy and widow of Robert of Vermandois. Their children included:

Lambert died in 978, was interred at Paray-le-Monial,[2] and was succeeded in Chalon by his son Hugh.[1]

References

  1. Bouchard 1987, p. 308.
  2. Iogna-Prat 2002, p. 90.

Sources

  • Bouchard, Constance Brittain (1987). Sword, Miter, and Cloister:Nobility and Church in Burgundy, 980-1198. Cornell University Press.
  • Iogna-Prat, Dominique (2002). Order & Exclusion: Cluny and Christendom Face Heresy, Judaism, and Islam. Cornell University Press.
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