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 [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
Husband of — married before (to about ) in Orléans, Loiret, Centre, Francemap
Husband of — married (to ) in Francemap
Husband of — married before [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Sep 2010
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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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Rozala-Susanna and Robert II of France
Rozala-Susanna and Robert II of France


On 27 Mar 2015 at 03:45 GMT Betty (Lockwood) Warner wrote:

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

On 1 Mar 2015 at 23:18 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Of France-282 and Capet-41 appear to represent the same person because: same family lineage

On 23 Feb 2015 at 16:19 GMT Steven Chambers Sir wrote:

Robert II is my 32nd Great Grandfather

On 30 Nov 2014 at 22:03 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Robert II Capet is notable.
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On 19 Oct 2011 at 19:25 GMT Aran Stubbs wrote:

Robert II, king of France?

On 8 Mar 2011 at 15:47 GMT Krissi (Hubbard) Love wrote:

Known as "the Pious".

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