Margaret, Countess of Blois

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Margaret of Blois
Marguerite Blois.jpg
Seal of Margaret of Blois
Bornc.  1170
Died12 July 1230 (aged 59–60)
Besançon
Noble familyBlois
Spouse(s)Hugh of Oisy
Otto I, Count of Burgundy
Walter II of Avesnes
IssueJoanna I, Countess of Burgundy
Beatrice II, Countess of Burgundy
Mary, Countess of Blois
FatherTheobald V, Count of Blois
MotherAlice of France

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

Life[edit]

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[edit]

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

Sources[edit]

  • Bumke, Joachim (1991). Courtly Culture: Literature and Society in the High Middle Ages. Translated by Dunlap, Thomas. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520066342.
  • Platelle, Henri (2004). Présence de l'au-delà: une vision médiévale du monde (in French). Presses Universitaires du Septentrion.


Margaret, Countess of Blois
Born: c. 1170 Died: 12 July 1230
Preceded by Countess of Blois
1218–1230
Succeeded by