|Cte Étienne I "Tête-Hardi" DE MÂCON et de Vienne
Cte Étienne I "Tête-Hardi" DE MÂCON et de Vienne
- Married: Abt 1090
- Died: 27 May 1102, Rama (Askalon), Palestine
Compiler's 28 x great-grandfather
He and his brothers Raimond and Hugues called themselves sons of the "most noble count William" in a late-11th century document.
He succeeded in  as Comte de Mâcon, Seigneur de Varasque. He was regent of Bourgogne-Comté during the absence of his older brother on the First Crusade. He himself joined the Crusade some time after the death of his brother. He commanded troops with Etienne Comte de Blois; they were defeated by the Turks at Marsivam. William of Tyre records the presence at the second capture of Tortosa in 1102 of "Stephanus comes Burgundiæ". Albert of Aix records that he was captured at Ramla and beheaded. 1
Étienne married Béatrix DE LORRAINE, daughter of Duc Gerhard IV DE LORRAINE and Hedwige (Hadwide) DE NAMUR, about 1090. (Béatrix DE LORRAINE died between 1116 and 1117.)
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Etienne [I] "Tête-Hardi".