Cte Humbert II "le Renforcé" DE SAVOIE et de Maurienne
- Born: Abt 1072, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
- Married: Abt 1090
- Died: 19 Oct 1103, Moûtiers, Savoie, Rhône-Alpes, France
Compiler's 27 x great-grandfather
"Umbertus comes, filius quondam Amedei" donated property to the monastery at Pinerolo by charter dated 29 Nov 1098.
He succeeded his father in 1080 as HUMBERT II "le Renforcé" Comte de Maurienne et de Savoie, under the regency of his paternal grandmother. On her death in 1091, Humbert lost much of her territories, retaining only the valley of Susa. He was the first of his family to strengthen relations with France, diverting his attention from Italy after the loss of most of the family's Italian possessions. "Ubertus filii qda Amedo" donated property to Santa Maria d´Ivrea by charter dated 14 Sep 1094. "Nantelmus" confirmed the foundation of the priory of Bellevaux en Bauges ["Bellævalles…supra villam Boggarum"], with the support of "Humberto comite", by charter dated to the end-11th century. "Humbertus comes et marchio" donated property to the abbey of Aulps ["in pago Gebennensi in valle…Alpis"], with the consent of "Girardo Alingiensi et Gilione de Rovorea quorum feudem est", by charter dated to , witnessed by "Girardus Alingiensis, Rodulphus de Fulciniaco, Uldricus comes, Anselmus, Willelmus, Amedeus filius eiusdem Girardi". "Humbertus comes et Girardus de Alingio et Gislo miles a quibus est ille locus" consented to the agreement between the abbey of Molesme and the abbey of Aulps, recorded in a charter dated 1097. "Umbertus comes filius quondam Amedei" donated property to Pinerolo by charter dated 29 Nov 1098.
The necrology of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne records the death "XIV Kal Nov" of "Humbertus comes Maur." 1
Humbert married Gisele DE BOURGOGNE, daughter of Cte Guillaume I "le Grand" DE BOURGOGNE and Étiennette, about 1090. (Gisele DE BOURGOGNE was born about 1075 in Bourgogne, Marne, France and died after 1133.)