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  Champagne (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until 1284 the County of Champagne was in essence an independent territory, whose count nominally owed fealty to the king of France.
It was to the interest of the Count of Champagne, virtually independent of his nominal suzerain, the King of France, to extend the liberties and prerogatives of the towns.
Traditional historians have dated the decline of the Champagne fairs to the conquest of Champagne by Philip the Bold in 1273 and its inclusion within the Crown of France by Philip IV in 1284.
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 CHAMONIX - LoveToKnow Article on CHAMONIX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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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 AllRefer.com - Champagne, region and former province, France, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
In the center is the Champagne Pouilleuse [Champagne badlands], a bleak and eroded plain, traditionally used for sheep grazing; however, Troyes and ChAlons-en-Champagne, its principal towns, are located in fertile valleys and are centers of the wool industry.
In 1286 the daughter and heir of Henry III, Count of Champagne and King of Navarre, married Philip IV of France.
Champagne declined in prosperity thereafter; however, the enduring popularity of its sparkling wine, which was developed at the end of the 17th cent., somewhat revitalized its economy.
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 Count - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From the start the count was in military charge of a locality, a county, his main rival for power being the bishop, whose diocese was often coterminous.
A count or earl is often a courtesy title for the eldest son of a duke.
In Italy, all the sons of a count are counts (contini); in the United Kingdom stringent rules apply, often a future heir has a lower ranking courtesy title.
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 MSN Encarta - Champagne (region)
Champagne (region), region of northeastern France, including the departments of Marne, Haute-Marne, Aube, and Ardennes and parts of Yonne, Aisne, Seine-et-Marne, and Meuse.
A former province, Champagne consists mainly of an arid, chalk plateau and is best known as the home of the sparkling white wine named after the region.
In 1314 Champagne became a province of the royal domain of France when the count of Champagne, who had inherited the area, succeeded as Louis X, king of France.
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 Theobald V of Champagne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
1238 - December 4, 1270) was Count of Champagne and, as Theobald II, king of Navarre.
He was the eldest son of Theobald IV of Champagne and his third wife Margaret of Bourbon.
He was succeeded by his younger brother Henry III of Champagne.
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 Ancestors of Robert Erwin William Juch - aqwg70
Henry I "The Liberal" de Blois Count of Champagne and Brie was born 1126 in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France.
Thibault IV (Theobald) Count of Champaigne was born 1177 and died 24 Mar 1201.
Thibault IV (Theobald) Count of Champaigne was born 1177 in Champagne, France.
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 THIBAUT (THEOBALD) IV., COUNT OF CHAMPAGNE AND BRIE - LoveToKnow Article on THIBAUT (THEOBALD) IV., COUNT OF CHAMPAGNE ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
of Champagne, died before his son's birth, and his mother, Blanche of Navarre, was compelled to resign the guardianship of the young prince to Philip Augustus, king of France, but there is little doubt that the child was acquainted with Chretien de Troyes and the other trouveres who found patronage at the court of Champagne.
The count took part with Louis in the crusade against the Albigenses, but in 1226, with no apparent reason, left the king and returned to Champagne.
THIBAUT, ANTON FRIEDRICH JUSTUS (1774-1840), German jurist, was born at Hameln, in Hanover, on the 4th of January 1774, the son of an officer in the Hanoverian army, of French Huguenot descent.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TH/THIBAUT_THEOBALD_IV_COUNT_OF_CHAMPAGNE_AND_BRIE.htm   (2764 words)

  
 Count article - Count count (baseball) nobleman earl Roman Empire Middle Ages Holy - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A count is a nobleman in various European countries, of the equivalent rank of a British earl.
In German kingdoms the title was combined with the word for the jurisdiction or domain the nobleman was responsible for, such as "Landgraf" - landgrave, "Burggraf" - burgrave (burg = castle).
The wife of a count or a female count in her own right is referred to as a countess.
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 Jean de Joinville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He received an education befitting a young noble at the court of Theobald IV, count of Champagne: reading, writing, and the rudiments of Latin.
On the death of his father, he became seneschal of Champagne (and was therefore personally connected to Theobald IV).
Joinville dedicated it in 1309 to her son, Louis, king of Navarre and count of Champagne, the future Louis X of France.
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 :: Thibaut le Grand @ Gothic Paris ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Champagne in the Middle Ages was one of France's major commerce centers, and connected the North with the South along important lucrative trade routes.
In essence, Champagne was an emerging arena for a new age of commerce and industry in the 11th and 12th centuries, because it was the geographical focal point of converging trade routes from all directions (Hilton 99).
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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 Champagne (Traditional province, France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Champagne was then inhabited by the Belgians, who established there several tribes, whose names were later used to name cities: Senones (with capital city Sens), Tricasses (Troyes), Meldi (Meaux), Remes (Reims), Catalauni (Châlons) and Lingones (Langres).
The Regiment of Champagne, founded by Henri II in 1558, was one of the four oldest regiments under the Ancient Regime.
The city of Troyes, the capital city of Champagne, takes its name from the ancient Greek city of Troy, whose inhabitants fled after it was sacked in the war over Helen of Troy (long believed to have been the stuff of legend, but now known to have been a historical event).
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 30th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Baudouin de Hainault VIII, Count of Flanders and V, Count of Hainault was born circa 1150 in Hainault, Belgium and married Apr 1169.
Matthieu d'Alsace, Count of Boulogne was born 1137 in Flanders, Belgium and married circa 1160.
Barbarossa elevated the princes of Pomerania to dukes, and the counts of Andechs became the dukes of Merania (in the neighborhood of Trieste).
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 Count   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Military counts in the Late Empire and the Germanic successor kingdoms were often appointed by a ''Dukedux'' and later by a king.
In Italy, all the sons of a count are counts (''contini''); in the United Kingdom stringent rules apply.
Count one: Conspiracy involving child abduction, false imprisonment and extortion, including 28 specific acts between February 1 and March 31, 2003.
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 Champagne Ardennes France regional information for travelers, walking tourists.
Finally, in 1314, Champagne became a province of the royal domain of France when the count of Champagne, who had inherited the area, succeeded as Louis X, king of France.
Champagne consists mainly of a chalk plateau and is best known as the home of the sparkling white wine: the Champagne.
The Champagne region is also known for the raising of sheep and the manufacture of wool being part of the economy.
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 Chapter 28. Notable Families Having Multiple Connections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
[Count of Blois; Count of Champagne (as Theobald I)] b.
Henry [Count of Eu; Lord of Hastings], d.
[Count of Blois; Count of Champagne (as Theobald II)] b.
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 champagne --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The region is coextensive with the former province of Champagne, which was bounded on the north by the bishopric of Liège and by Luxembourg, on the east by Lorraine, on the...
count of Blois and of Chartres (from 1102) and count of Champagne (from 1125) as Theobald II.
Theobald IV reunited Champagne with Blois and thus again made his house a threat to the royal domains of France from both east and west.
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Whether or not Hugh de Champagne was directly involved in the actual founding of the Knights Templar is a decision we will leave to scholars of far greater wisdom than ourselves.
Firstly the count of Champagne was at the very least a prime mover behind the scenes even if he is not to be numbered among the original nine founding knights.
The next notable figure to arrive in Jerusalem was the Count of Champagne who, as we have mentioned earlier, took the oath of membership in 1124.
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 French Royal Visits Chicago to Market His Champagne
Count Audoin de Dampierre, a descendant of one of the oldest French Champagne Houses, handcrafts exquisite bubbly in his private cellars in Avize, France, one of the finest vineyards in Champagne region.
His Champagnes are crafted exclusively from Premier and Grand Cru vineyard site produce, which he personally tastes and selects.
Cost of the champagne reception and dinner is $150 per person, which includes tax and gratuity.
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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].
Children were: Henri I Count Of CHAMPAGNE, Marie Countess Of CHAMPAGNE BLOIS [DUCHESS OF BURGUNDY], Alix (Adele) Countess Of CHAMPAGNE.
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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 THIBAUT, A. F. J. - LoveToKnow Article on THIBAUT, A. F. J.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
(1201-1253), count of Champagne and Brie, and king of Navarre, French poet, was born at Troyes in 1201.
His works were edited in 1851 by P. Tarbe in his Chansonniers de Champagne.
THIBAUT (THEOBALD) IV., COUNT OF CHAMPAGNE AND BRIE »
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 The Bailey Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Parents: Henri I Count Of CHAMPAGNE and Marie Princess Of FRANCE.
Thibault V Count Of CHAMPAGNE was born in 1177 in Champaign, Marne, France.
She was married to Elias (Helie) Count Of MAINE before 1092 in France.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Thibaut de Champagne
Thibaut IV, count of Champagne and King of Navarre, a French poet, b.
He was the posthumous son of Thibaut III, Count of Champagne and Blois, and Blanche, sister of Sancho VII, King of Navarre.
During the minority of Louis IX, he first sided with the nobles against Blanche of Castile, but he soon separated from them, and being attacked by them, he was defended by the queen.
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 Joinville
A day was fixed for the Count of Champagne to espouse the damsel; and they were to bring her for the wedding to a certain abbey at Prémoutré which is close to Chateau Thierry, and is called, I believe, Val Secret.
The land which Count Tibald gave to the Queen of Cyprus is held by the present Count of Brienne and the Count of Joigny, because the Count of Brienne's grandmother was daughter to the Queen of Cyprus and wife to the great Count Walter of Brienne.
The Count of Boulogne, (who afterwards was King of Portugal) waited on the Queen, together with the good Count of St. Pol, and a German lad, eighteen years of age, who was said to be the son of Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia.
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 Eudes I (Odo) de Blois Count of Champagne (0950-0995)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eudes I (Odo) de Blois Count of Champagne (0950-0995)
*Theobald I "le Tricheur" de Blois Count of Champagne (et Chartres?)
*Emma Countess of Champagne born Abt 0954 Of Blois, France died Aft 27 Dec 1003
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 Articles - Henry II of Champagne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Henry II of Champagne (July 29, 1166-September 10, 1197), was count of Champagne from 1181 to 1197, and king of Jerusalem from 1192 to 1197.
Henry was the eldest son of Count Henry I of Champagne and Marie de Champagne, a daughter of King Louis VII of France and Eleanor of Aquitaine.
His heir-general was his eldest daughter Alice who was soon married to her stepbrother King Hugh I of Cyprus and whose heirs represent the senior line of Counts of Champagne.
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 Cooking Light - Deconstructing a Champagne Label   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If the honor of your presence is requested at a wedding or other formal event, you can count on a Champagne toast.
Brut: Champagnes are categorized by their levels of sweetness, and brut is on the dry end of the scale.
The designation nm (negociant manipulant), which is the most common, means that the Champagne house buys, rather than grows, some of the grapes it uses to make the wine.
www.cookinglight.com /cooking/mp/wine/article/0,13803,231770,00.html   (256 words)

  
 My Family
Parents: Count Theobald II BLOIS and Mathilda VON SPONHEIM.
Children were: Marie DE CHAMPAGNE, Count Henry II CHAMPAGNE, Count Theobald III BRIE.
Parents: Count Henry I CHAMPAGNE and Princess Marie FRANCE.
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