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Peter II of Savoy

Peter II (b. 1203-d. 1268) was Count of Savoy from 1263 to 1268. Surnamed the Little, he was elected(?) to succeded Boniface who was killed in battlefield.

married to Agnes of Faucigny and had a daughter:

Beatrice d. 1310, married
1. in 1241 to Guigues VII, Dauphin of Viennois[?] (1237-1270)
2. in 1273 to Gaston, Viscount of Bearn[?]
and had 2 children whose father was either Guigues or Gaston:
John I d. 1282, (Dauphin of Viennois 1270-1282 ?)
Anne, married in 1273 to
Humbert I, Sire of La Tour-du-Pia, Dauphin of Viennois[?] {1282-1307)

He was the uncle of Eleanor of Provence, queen-consort of Henry III of England, and came with her to London. King Henry made Peter Earl of Richmond[?] and gave him (in 1246) the land between the Strand and the Thames where Peter built the Savoy Palace in 1263.


preceded by Tommaso II
succeeded by Filippo I

See also: Kings of Savoy



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