|Guillaume I DE NEVERS Count of Nevers & Auxerre
Guillaume I DE NEVERS Count of Nevers & Auxerre
- Died: 20 Jun 1098
- Buried: Saint-Etienne, Nevers, Nièvre, Bourgogne, France
"Rainaldus comes Nivernensis" donated property "Belmontis" to Cluny, for the souls of "…uxoris mee Advise et filiorum meorum qui presentes sunt…" by charter dated to [1028/40], subscribed by "filii eorum Willelmi".
He succeeded his father in 1040 as Comte de Nevers et d'Auxerre. Comte de Tonnerre, de iure uxoris. "Willelmus Nivernensis comes" made a donation to Cluny dated 13 Dec 1097.
The Annales Nivernenses record the death in 1098 of "Willelmus comes Nivernesium". The necrology of the abbey of Saint-Denis records the death "XII Kal Jul" of "Guillelmus comes Nivernensis".
Guillaume married Ermengarde DE TONNERRE, daughter of Rainard DE TONNERRE Count of Tonnerre and Helvis. (Ermengarde DE TONNERRE was born between 1023 and 1026 in Tonnerre, Yonne, Bourgogne, France and died before 1090.)
Guillaume also married Mathilde.