William V, Count of Nevers

William V was Count of Nevers and Auxerre from 1176 through 1181.[1] His parents were Guy of Nevers and Mathilda of Grignon.[2]

Following his father's death in 1176, his mother, Mathilda, was regent during his lifetime.[1] He died as a child in 1181.[1] William's sister, Agnes would become heiress of Nevers.[1]


  1. Bouchard 1987, p. 349.
  2. Bouchard 1987, p. 348.


  • Bouchard, Constance Brittain (1987). Sword, Miter, and Cloister:Nobility and the Church in Burgundy, 980-1198. Cornell University Press.
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