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County of Champagne (Troyes)


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House of Vermandois

House of Blois

House of France

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Chronology

Robert died some time after 966; remaining dates down to 1048 may vary by a year or more (see Bur). Eudes II survived at least to 1096; see B. English, The Lords of Holderness, 1086–1260 (Oxford, 1979), 9–13.

Names and Titles

Champagne evolved from the county of Troyes in the late eleventh century; the title ‘count of Champagne’ was in use from the reign of Hugh. See Bur, 259–72.

Bur, M., La formation du comté de Champagne (v.950–v.1150) (Nancy, 1977).Poinsignon, A. M., Histoire générale de la Champagne et de la Brie (2nd edn., 3 vols., Châlons-sur-Marne, 1896–8).

950–975?

Robert (son of Herbert II, count of Vermandois; married Adela, heiress of Troyesc.950)

975?–995

Herbert the Younger (son)

995–1021

Stephen I (son)

1021–1037

Eudes I (grandson of Liutgard, sister of Robert, and Thibaut, count of Blois)

1037–1048

Stephen II (son)

1048–1066

Eudes II (son; deposed, died 1096?)

1066–1089

Thibaut I (son of Eudes I)

1089–1093

Eudes III (son)

1093–1125

Hugh (brother; abdicated, died 1130?)

1125–1152

Thibaut II, the Great (nephew)

1152–1181

Henry I, the Liberal (son)

1181–1197

Henry II, the Younger (son; king of Jerusalem 1192)

1197–1201

Thibaut III (brother)

1201–1253

Thibaut IV, the Posthumous (son; king of Navarre 1234)

1253–1270

Thibaut V (son)

1270–1274

Henry III, the Fat (brother)

1274–1305

Joan (daughter)

1305–1316

Louis (son of Joan and Philip IV of France; king of France as Louis X1314; union with France)

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