Hugh the Black
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|Hugh the Black|
|Duke of Burgundy|
|Father||Richard, Duke of Burgundy|
|Mother||Adelaide of Auxerre|
Hugh was the son of Duke Richard of Autun and Adelaide of Auxerre. He succeeded his older brother Rudolph in Burgundy, when the latter was elected King of France, as Raoul. Following Raoul's death, Hugh refused to recognize Louis IV as king of France. In response, Louis sent Hugh the Great who captured Auxerre and Sens. By 936, the duchy of Burgundy was divided between Hugh the Great and Hugh the Black.
It is unknown whether Hugh married. He probably died without living offspring, as he was succeeded in Burgundy by Gilbert of Chalon.
- Bourchard, Constance Brittain (1999). "Burgundy and Provence:879-1032". In Reuter, Timothy; McKitterick, Rosamond; Abulafia, David. The New Cambridge Medieval History: Vol. III, c.900 - c.1024 (Link is extract=Volume III, Chapter 1 "Introduction: Reading the Tenth Century") III (1. publ. ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 336. ISBN 0521364477. Retrieved 28 Feb 2013.
- Jean Dunbabin, France in the making: 843-1180, (Oxford University Press, 2000), 65.
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