Hugh V of Burgundy was born in 1294 A.D. and died #onthisday 9th May 1315 A.D. he was the Duke of Burgundy between 1306-1315 A.D.

He was the eldest son of the Agnes of France and Robert II Duke of Burgundy.

Hugh was married to Catherine of Valois in the 1302 A.D. but it was broken off on the 30th of September 1312 A.D.

His later years involved the Crusaders he was given title ‘King of Thessalonica’ the title was sold in 1313 A.D. to his brother Louis for the rights to Burgundy.