Margaret, Countess of Blois
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Margaret, Countess of Blois

Margaret of Blois (French: Marguerite; died 1230) was suo jure Countess of Blois from 1218 to 1230, in what is now France.

Life

She was daughter of Theobald V of Blois and Alix of France.[1]

Margaret married three times. Her first marriage was to Hugh of Oisy, Lord of Montmirail.[1] Her second husband was Otto I, Count of Burgundy,[1] with whom she had two daughters:

Finally, she married Walter II of Avesnes,[2] they had:

References

  1. ^ a b c Bumke 1991, p. 76.
  2. ^ a b Platelle 2004, p. 284.

Sources

  • Bumke, Joachim (1991). Courtly Culture: Literature and Society in the High Middle Ages. Translated by Dunlap, Thomas. University of California Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Platelle, Henri (2004). Présence de l'au-delà: une vision médiévale du monde (in French). Presses Universitaires du Septentrion.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)


Margaret, Countess of Blois
Born: c. 1170 Died: 12 July 1230
Preceded by
Theobald VI
Countess of Blois
1218-1230
Succeeded by
Mary

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