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  Count of Blois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The County of Blois was centred on Blois, south of Paris.
Blois was associated with Champagne, Châtillon (the lords of which tended to reside in Blois), and later with the French royal family, to whom the county passed in 1391.
The northern portion, bordering on Normandy, was sometimes alienated as the County of Chartres, but the Counts of Blois who possessed it did not use a separate title for it.
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 Stephen II, Count of Blois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1045-May 19, 1102), (in French, Étienne Henri), Count of Blois and Count of Chartres, was the son of Theobald III, count of Blois, and Garsinde du Maine.
Count Stephen was one of the leaders of the First Crusade, often writing enthusiastic letters to Adela about the crusade's progress.
Lithuise of Blois who married Milon of Troyes, viscount of Troyes was probably his sister and not his wife, judging from the dates of her children.
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 Blois
Owing to the proximity of the monasteries of Micy and Marmoutier, Blois counts among its saints a number of monks; Lubinus, Bishop of Chartres in the sixth century; Laumerus, Abbot of Corbion in the Diocese of Chartres (d.
Peter of Blois, who came from the Abbey of St. Laumer, was conspicuous in the twelfth century for his defence of St. Thomas Becket and for encouraging devotion to the Blessed virgin.
The Venerable Charles of Blois, killed in 1364 at the Battle of Auray, was the son of Guy, count of Blois.
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 CHAMONIX - LoveToKnow Article on CHAMONIX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1530 the inhabitants obtained from the count of the Genevois the privilege of holding two fairs a year, while the valley was often visited by the civil officials and by the bishops of Geneva (first recorded visit in.
Formed at random by the acquisitions of the counts of the houses of Vermandois and Blois, Champagne reckoned among its dependencies, from 1152 to 1234, the countship of Blois and Chartres, of which Touraine was a fief, the countship of Sancerre, and various scattered fiefs in the Bourbonnais and in Burgundy.
He was the last independent count of the province, which became attached to the French crown on his accession to the throne of France in 1314.
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 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Anjou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The latter having seized upon Nantes, of which the counts of Anjou held themselves to be suzerains, Fulk Nerra came and laid siege to it, routing Conan's army at the battle of Conquereuil (27th of June 992) and re-establishing Nantes under his own suzerainty.
In 1136, while the count was in Normandy, Robert of Sable put himself at the head of the movement, to which Geoffrey responded by destroying Briollay and occupying La Suze, and Robert of Sable himself was forced to beg humbly for pardon through the intercession of the bishop of Angers.
Louis I, who became in time count of Provence and king of Naples, died in 1384, and was succeeded by his son Louis II, who devoted most of his energies to his kingdom of Naples, and left the administration of Anjou almost entirely in the hands of his wife, Yolande of Aragon.
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 Blois
Dominating the Loire River, the royal castle of Blois is not only one of the most prestigious Renaissance monuments in France but also a brilliant illustration of the evolution of the French architecture from the Middle ages to the 17th century.
About the middle of the 10th century, the name of Thibaud I is recorded Count of Blois, he was the founder of the family who remained in power until 1230.
Blois has been renovated quite a few times, but there are still some rooms with the ancient decorations of the 15, 16 century.
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 Blois (Municipality, Loir-et-Cher, France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In the Middle Ages, the Counts of Blois were powerful lords, who fought against their neighbours, the Counts of Anjou, for the domination on the region.
In 1392, the last Count of Blois sold his County to Louis, Duke of Orléans and brother of King of France Charles VI (1380-1422.
Blois is the birth city of Robert-Houdin (1805-1871), conjurer, scientist, clockmaker and writer.
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 rea genealogy - pafg199 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Philippa of Hainault was born on 24 Jun 1311.
Odo I of Blois, Count of Blois [Parents] was born in 950.
Theobald IV of Blois, Count of Blois died in 1190.
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 Rea Genealogy - pafg142 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Theobald I of Blois, Count of Blois [Parents] was born 915.
Theobald I of Blois, Count of Blois married Luitgarda de Vermandois.
Odo I of Blois, Count of Blois was born 950 and died 12 Mar 996.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Parents: Etienne Henri II "le Sage" Count Of BLOIS and MEAUX and BRIE and CHARTRES and TOURS and Adela (Alice) Princess Of ENGLAND [COUNTESS OF BLOIS].
Etienne Henri II "le Sage" Count Of BLOIS and MEAUX and BRIE and CHARTRES and TOURS was born in 1045 in Blois, Loir-Et-Cher, France.
Children were: Guillaume De CHAMPAGNE [COUNT OF CHARTRES], Thibaud IV (II) (Theobald) Count Of BLOIS and CHAMPAGNE, Philip Bishop Of CHALONS, Humbert De CHAMPAGNE [COUNT OF VIRTUS], Stephen (Etienne) King Of ENGLAND, Maud Of BLOIS [Countess of Chester], Lithuise Adela De CHAMPAGNE, Alix De CHAMPAGNE, Henri (Eudes) De CHAMPAGNE [BISHOP OF WINCHESTER].
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Blois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charles of Blois CHARLES OF BLOIS [Charles of Blois] (Charles of Châtillon), c.1319-1364, duke of Brittany; nephew of Philip VI of France.
The son of Stephen, count of Blois and Chartres, and Adela, daughter of William I of England, he was brought up by his uncle, Henry I of England, who presented him with estates in England and France and arranged his marriage to Matilda,
Continuously at war with his neighbors (Brittany, Blois, Touraine, Normandy), he vastly increased his lands, notably by seizing Saumur, and became a powerful lord in N France, meeting with scant resistance from the weakened kings.
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 Coins from Chartres
Odo I, Count of Blois and Chartres, succeeded Theobald I "le Tricheur" (957/960-975/978).
He was first was heir to the county of Blois (996-1037), then, after the death of his brother Theobald II (996-1004), of the county of Chartres, which reunited the two.
The counties of Blois and Chartres were united in the 10th century by Theobald "the Old" (939/41-957/960), then separated again between 996 and 1004 under Theobald of Chartres; then reunited again until the death of Theobald VI in 1218.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Blois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The counts of Blois emerged in the 10th cent.
The last count of Blois, childless and heavily in debt, sold his fief to Louis, duc d'Orléans, who took possession in 1397.
The Treaties of Blois, signed in 1504-5, were a temporary settlement of the Italian Wars.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/Blois.asp   (278 words)

  
 (Tha'laba al-Bahlul - Thibaut I "Le Vieux" )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Theodoric I (Count of Holland) (Abt 815 - 903)
Theodoric III (Count of Holland) (Abt 920 - 5 JUN 988)
Thibault (Count of Arles) (Abt 844 - ____)
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 Han's Homepage - Chapter Genealogy, Blois
Thibaut (Theobald) III, Count of Blois and Chartres
Thibaut (Theobald) III, Count of Blois and Chartres (?-1089?)
Eustachie of England (of Blois, of Boulogne, of Ramsey)
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 Count of Blois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Count of Blois - 12th and 13th centuries
It is a silver Denier Chinonais from the county of Blois, a region to the west of Paris.
The obverse shows a cross surrounded by the legend + BEISIS CASTIO (Blois Castle - "Beisis" is an alternate spelling).
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 My Family
She was married to Count William II POITOU in 968.
Children were: Bertha BLOIS, Thibaud BLOIS -Count, Stephen II CHAMPAGNE -Count.
Children were: Count William CHARTRES, Maud DE BLOIS, Count Theobald II BLOIS, King Stephen BLOIS, Lithuise Adele DE BLOIS, Alix DE BLOIS, Bishop Henry WINCHESTER, Eleonore DE BLOIS.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Marie Countess Of CHAMPAGNE BLOIS [DUCHESS OF BURGUNDY] was born in 1128 in Champaign, Marne, France.
Parents: Thibaud IV (II) (Theobald) Count Of BLOIS and CHAMPAGNE and Mathilde (Maude) Princess Of CARINTHIA.
Henri I Count Of CHAMPAGNE was born in 1127 in Champaign, Marne, France.
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 Sam Sloan's Big Combined Family Trees - pafg663 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Henri I Count Of CHAMPAGNE was born in 1127 in,, Champagne.
Marie Countess Of CHAMPAGNE BLOIS was born in 1128 in Of,, Champagne, France.
Baudouin IV "le Batisseur" Count Of HAINAULT was born in 1108 in, Mons, Hainaut, Belgium.
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 rea genealogy - pafg203 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Theobald III of Blois, 4th Count of Blois was born about 1088.
Theobald II of Blois, Count of Blois [Parents] was born about 1019.
Stephen II Henry of Blois, Count of Blois was born about 1045.
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 :: Thibaut le Grand @ Gothic Paris ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From 987, upon the establishment of the Capetian monarchy, the Counts of Blois were immediate vassals to the king.
The counts of Champagne from 1010 until 1284 played an indispensable role in managing these fairs, and reaped the benefits of the power generated by such a prosperous and internationally recognized county economy.
The Counts of Champagne are known to have been "promoters of the material welfare of their territories" (Thompson 591), and Thibaut epitomizes this tendency in his successful promotion and organization of these trade fairs.
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 King Stephen
Stephen, king of England, was the third son of Stephen Henry, count of Blois and Chartres, and, through his mother Adela, a grandson of William the Conqueror.
In 1118 he severed his connection with Blois and Chartres, renouncing his hereditary claims in favor of his elder brother Theobald.
The old king arranged this match after the untimely loss of his son, William Atheling, in the tragedy of the White Ship; until 1125 Stephen was regarded as the probable heir to the English throne.
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 The First Crusade section 2
Count Stephen to Adele, his sweetest and most amiable wife, to his dear children, and to all his vassals of all ranks--his greeting and blessing.
You may be very sure, dearest, that the messenger whom I sent to give you pleasure, left me be before Antioch safe and unharmed, and through God's grace in the greatest prosperity.
When, however, they were returning to us with those mariners, the Turks collected an army, fell suddenly upon our two leaders and forced them to a perilous In that unexpected flight we lost more than 500 of our foot-soldiers--to the glory of God.
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 AllRefer.com - Blois, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Their line began with Thibaut the Cheat, who by various means acquired Touraine and Chartres; his successors added (11th–12th cent.) Champagne, Brie, and other lands, although in the west they were checked by the counts of Anjou.
The last count of Blois, childless and heavily in debt, sold his fief to Louis, duc d'OrlEans, who took possession in 1397.
The Treaties of Blois, signed in 1504–5, were a temporary settlement of the Italian Wars.
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 Unit 2: Change
She was in the Blois marketplace when a crowd gathered to watch the Count and his vassals ride by.
Both the Count of Blois and the archbishop are themselves vassals of the King of France.
The men of the count's party were riding magnificent horses, and sat tall in the saddle, their feet in shining stirrups.
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 PLANTAGENET
Her husband was Count of Meaux; Count of Blois; Champaigne; Chartres and Tourain, a crusader under Godfrey de Bouillon, who fell, gallantly fighting against the Infidels at Rames.
Duke of Blois, Count of Mortain, Count of Boulogne.
Married: Matthew Von LOTHRINGEN of Alsace (Count of Boulogne) (son of Thierry of Alsace, Count of Flanders, and Sibyl of Anjou) ABT 1160 ANNULMENT 1169
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 Blois Family Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
as king of Navarre and count of Champagne in December 1270.
After a brief reign, characterized, it is said, by dignity and talent, he died in July 1274, suffocated, according to the generally received accounts, by his own fat.
In him the male line of the counts of Champagne and kings of Navarre, became extinct.
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