|Amedeé I DE GENÈVE Count of Geneva
Amedeé I DE GENÈVE Count of Geneva
- Born: Between 1100 and 1110
- Married (1): Bef 1131
- Married (2): After 1137
- Died: 26 Jun 1178, Geneva, Switzerland
"Aymo comes Gebennensis et Amadeus filius eius" renounced rights to certain property in favour of the church of Saint-Martin by undated charter. "Amedeus filius Gebennensis comitis" renounced rights over "Guilermo Rufo" in favour of the church of Geneva by undated charter. According to Europäische Stammtafeln, he was the son of Comte Aimon [I]....
Comte de Genève. "Amedeus comes Gebennensis" granted privileges to the monastery of Saint-Martin, for the absolution of "patris et matris et uxoris mee" and for the salvation of "filii mei", by charter dated 2 Jul 1137. A charter dated 1139 records the foundation of Hauterive abbey by Guy Bishop of Lausanne and donations "in manu Dominus Wilhelmus de Glana", donations made with the consent of "Amadeus comes Gebennensis" and witnessed by "Willelmus de Glana, Torinus et Joran de Grueria, Radulphus de Ponte". "Amedeus Gebennensis comes" donated property to the monastery of Abondance "in manu…consanguinei mei domini Bocardis ipsius ecclesiæ abbatis", for the souls of "patris mei Aymonis et matris meæ Itæ et Willelmi fratris mei et Matildis uxoris mæ" and for the protection of "filiorum meorum Wilelmi et Amedei", by charter dated 1153. A charter dated 24 Feb 1155 records an agreement between the Bishop of Geneva and "Amedeo comite" relating to jurisdiction over the town of Geneva. Avoué of Geneva 1156. "A…comes Gebennensis" granted rights to the abbey of Hautcrêt by charter dated 1162. "Amedeus Gebennensium comes…et filius eius Guillelmus" restored the rights of the bishopric of Geneva, with the consent of "Amedeus quoque junior filius comitis", by undated charter. A charter dated 1177 records that "Dominus Bertolfus Dux" founded the town of Fribourg, witnessed by "…Amedeus comes Gebennarum, Uldricus de Novocastro…"
The necrology of Lausanne records the death 28 Jun of "Amedeus comes Gebenensis".
Amedeé married Mathilde DE CUISEAUX, daughter of Hugues I DE CUISEAUX Sire de Cuiseaux et de Clairvaux and Adeline, or Laura de Senecy, before 1131. (Mathilde DE CUISEAUX was born about 1110 in Cuiseaux, Saone-et-Loire, Bourgogne, France and died before 2 Jul 1137.)
Amedeé also married Unnamed DE DOMÈNE after 1137.