Margaret, Countess of Blois

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Margaret of Blois
Marguerite Blois.jpg
Seal of Margaret of Blois
Spouse(s) Hugh of Oisy
Otto I, Count of Burgundy
Walter of Avesnes
Noble family House of Blois
Father Theobald V, Count of Blois
Mother Alix of France
Born c. 1170
Died 12 July 1230
Besançon

Margaret of Blois (French: Marguerite) (died 1230) was a French noblewoman.[1] She was suo jure countess of Blois from 1218 to 1230.

She was daughter of Theobald V of Blois and his wife Alix of France. Her maternal grandparents were King Louis VII of France and his first wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, who is famous for being Queen of England, too.

Marriage[edit]

Margaret married three times:

  1. Hugh of Oisy, Lord of Montmirail
  2. Otto I, Count of Burgundy, by whom Margaret bore Joanna I, Countess of Burgundy and Beatrice II, Countess of Burgundy
  3. Walter of Avesnes, by whom Margaret bore Mary, Countess of Blois

Sources[edit]

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