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Duke of Burgundy

The following is a list of the Dukes of Burgundy

1004: Burgundy annexed by France

Capetian Dukes

House of Valois

In 1477, the Duchy of Burgundy is annexed by France. In the same year, Mary married Archduke Maximilian of Austria, giving the Habsburgs control of the remainder of the Burgundian inheritance. Although Burgundy itself remained in the hands of France, the Habsburg remained in control of the Burgundian inheritance, and often used the term Burgundy to refer to it, until the late 18th century.

House of Habsburg

House of Bourbon

House of Habsburg

At the same time, various members of the French royal family, most notably Louis, Duke of Burgundy, the father of Louis XV of France, also used the title.

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