Robert II Capet

Robert Capet (0972 - 1031)

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Robert (Robert II) "the Pious, King of France" Capet
Born in Orléans, Loiret, Centre, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married before 1 Apr 0988 (to about 0991) in Orléans, Loiret, Centre, Francemap
Husband of — married 0996 (to Sep 1001) in Francemap
Husband of — married before 25 Aug 1003 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, Francemap
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Robert II "the Pious", King of France (996-1031).[1][2]

b. 27 Mar 972 Orléans
d. 20 Jul 1031 Château de Melun
bur. Saint Denis Basilica, Paris



Hugh Capet and Adelaide of Aquitaine[3]


m.1 (ante 01 Apr 988 - repudiated 991/2) Rozala (later Queen Susannah).[4] No issue.

m.2 (late 996/early 997 - Divorced Sep 1001) Bertha of Burgundy, widow of Odo I of Blois and dau. of Conrad of Burgundy.[5] Issue: 1

  • 999: stillborn son

m.3 (Sep 1001/25 Aug 1003) Constance of Arles, dau. of William I of Provence. Issue:[6]

  • 1. Constance
m. Manasses de Dammartin
  • 2. Hedwig (or Advisa) of France
m. 25 Jan 1016 Renauld I, Count of Nevers. Issue.
  • 3. Hugues "Magnus" (d.1025), eldest son and successor.[7]
  • Gisèle de France
  • Alix de France
  • 4. Henri I de France
  • 5. Robert I "le Vieux", Duke of Burgundy[8]
  • 6. Eudes (Odo) (1013? - c.1056)[9]
  • 7. Adèle (Adela) de France (d. 1079)
m.1 Richard III of Normandy
m.2 Baldwin V of Flanders.


mistress UNKNOWN. Issue:

  • illegitimate son: Rudolph, Bishop of Bourges.


Citations and Notes

  1. associate-king with father 25 Dec 987, consecrated 1 Apr 988 at cathedral of Sainte-Croix in Orléans. succeeded father in 996 as ROBERT II "le Pieux" King of France.
  2. see also:;[1][2][3][4] Genealogics: Robert II of France, "le Pieux".
  3. also Adelaide de Poitou
  4. Vasiliev, A.A.(1951). Hugh Capet of France and Byzantium. Dumbarton Oaks Papers, (Vol. 6, pp. 227-251). Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University. JSTOR. Screenshot. Accessed: 02/10/2014
    became Susannah once queen; p. Berengar II of Italy; widow of Arnulf II of Flanders;
    Rosala was about 50 when she married 18 year old Robert
  5. Robert tried to marry his cousin Bertha, around the time of his father's death. Pope Gregory V refused to sanction the marriage on the grounds of coinsanguinity c.998, and Robert was excommunicated; fmg states they divorced Sep 1001
  6. FR: Wikipedia: Robert II de France.
  7. co-king (1017 - 1025); After Hugh's death in 1025, the other sons, aided by their mother, revolted; Robert was still fighting them at the time of his own death;
  8. mother wanted him to be consecrated associate king in 1027, instead of Henri, supported by father; named him heir to the duchy of Burgundy in 1030. installed as ROBERT I "le Vieux" Duke of Burgundy in 1032 by brother Henri I.
  9. may have been mentally disabled and died after his brother's failed invasion of Normandy

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Children: Auxerre Adelaide Havoise, Countess de Capet b-1003 in Vire, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France d-1063 in Monastaere De L, Ordre De St Ben, Messines, France

Aduisa Countess Auxerre 1003-1063 Adela de Capet b-1005 in Auxerre, Yonne, Bourgogne d-8 Jan 1079 in Messines, France, Monastere Hugh Capet b-1007 in France d- 17 Sep 1025 in Champagne, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France. Hamon Fitzhamo b-1007 in Cruelly, Calvados, Normandy, France d-17 Sep 1025 in Kent, England Henry 1 King of France b- 4 May 1008 in Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France d- 4 Aug 1060 in Brie, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France Great Capet" 'Le Grande', Comte, Duke of Burgandy Robert Capet I was b-1011 in Meulan, Yvelines, Ile-de-France, France d- 21 Mar 107 Eudes Capet 1013-1056 Constance, Princess Capet 1014-1042

Of France-282 and Capet-41 appear to represent the same person because: same family lineage
posted by Robin Lee
Robert II is my 32nd Great Grandfather
posted by Steven Chambers Sir
Robert II Capet is notable.
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posted by Doug Lockwood
Robert II, king of France?
posted by [Living Stubbs]
Known as "the Pious".
posted by Krissi (Hubbard) Love

Robert II is 27 degrees from Donald Howard, 22 degrees from Julia Howe and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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