Odo, Count of Nevers

Odo of Burgundy (1230 4 August 1266) was Count of Nevers and Auxerre and the heir of Hugh IV, Duke of Burgundy. His mother was Yolande of Dreux.[1] He died at Acre on 7 August 1266.[2]

Odo, Count of Nevers
Seal of Odo of Nevers
Noble familyHouse of Burgundy
Spouse(s)Maud of Dampierre
FatherHugh IV, Duke of Burgundy
MotherYolande of Dreux

He never inherited the duchy, due to his death before his father; Burgundy was thereafter ruled by Odo's brother Robert. Odo married Maud of Dampierre and had three daughters, all of whom became rulers of their parents' counties:


  1. (FR)Michelle Bubenicek, Quand les femmes gouvernent: droit et politique au XIVe siècle:Yolande de Flandre, Droit et politique au XIV siecle, (Ecole des Chartes, 2002), 54.
  2. Jaroslav Folda, Crusader Art in the Holy Land, From the Third Crusade to the Fall of Acre, (Cambridge University Press, 2005), 356.

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