Boniface del Vasto, Margrave of Savona and Western Liguria

Boniface del Vasto, Margrave of Savona and Western Liguria

Male Abt 1055 - Abt 1125  (~ 70 years)

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  • Name Boniface del Vasto 
    • He was also known as Boniface de Saluzzo.
    • Boniface was also the guardian of his brother Manfred's children: Henry del Vasto, who married Flandrina, a daughter of Roger I of Sicily, and Adelaide del Vasto, who was Roger's third wife. Following Roger's death, Adelaide married Baldwin I of Jerusalem. Two of Manfred's unnamed daughters married Roger I of Sicily's sons from previous relationships, Jordan, Count of Syracuse, and Geoffrey, Count of Ragusa (who may have died before the marriage actually took place). [2]
    Born Abt 1055  [2
    Miscellaneous 1079  [1, 2
    Title(s) 1084  [2
    Died Abt 1125  [2
    Last Full Review 12 Jun 2020 
    Person ID I7325  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2020 

    Father Otto 
    Mother Bertha 
    Family ID F8206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes of Vermandois  [1
    Children 
     1. Manfred I, Marquis of Saluzzo,   d. 1175, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William del Vasto, Lord of Busca
     3. Hugh del Vasto
     4. Anselm del Vasto
     5. Henry del Vasto
     6. Otto Boverio del Vasto, Margrave of Loreto
     7. Boniface "The Younger" del Vasto, Bishop of Cortemilla
     8. Sybil del Vasto
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F5353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Marriage: Boniface is sometimes said to have married Alice of Savoy, the daughter of Peter of Savoy. This is unlikely, however, since Boniface and Alice were first-cousins-once-removed (Boniface's mother Bertha and Alice's grandmother Adelaide were sisters), and thus far too closely related to be permitted to marry according to canon law. [2]

  • Photos
    Arms of Del Vasto
    Arms of Del Vasto

  • Sources 
    1. [S1758] Previt-Orton, Charles William. The Early History of the House of Savoy (1000-1233), (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1912), Secondary Source.

    2. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Boniface del Vasto



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