Guillemette of Neufchatel
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Guillemette of Neufchatel
Guillemette of Neuchâtel
Countess of Montbéliard, suo jure
Born1260
Died1317 (aged 56–57)
Étobon Castle, near Héricourt, Haute-Saône
Noble familyHouse of Montfaucon
Spouse(s)Reginald of Burgundy
Issue
FatherAmadeus, Count of Neuchâtel
MotherJordanna of Arberg

Guillemette de Neufchâtel (1260–1317) was a French noblewoman, the daughter of Amadeus, Count of Neufchâtel and his wife, Jordanna of Arberg. In 1259, her great-aunt Margaret, married Richard of Neufchâtel-en-Bourgogne. As her dowry, she brought the Lordships of Blamont, Châtelot, Belmont, and Cuisance into the marriage. The Lords of Neufchâtel-en-Bourgogne placed Blamont under the protection of the Duke of Burgundy and thus detached it from Montbéliard.[]

In 1282, Guillemette married Reginald of Burgundy. They had five children:

In 1283, her great-grandfather, Theodoric III, Count of Montbéliard (1205-1283) died. He had outlived all his children and in his will, he left the County of Montbéliard to his great-granddaughter Guillemette. Theobald III of Neufchâtel, who was a grandchild of Theodoric III and who wanted Montbéliard for himself, conspired with Reginald's brother Otto IV to have Montbéliard recognized as a fief of Burgundy. To resolve this, Reginald ceded Blamont and Châtelot to Theobald.[]

Guillemette of Neufchâtel
House of Neufchâtel
Born: 1260 Died: 1317
Preceded by
Theodoric III
Countess suo jure of Montbéliard
1282-1317
With: Reginald of Burgundy (jure uxoris)
Succeeded by
Reginald of Burgundy

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