Philip I, Count of Boulogne

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Philip I of Boulogne (Philip Hurepel[1]) (1201–1235) was a French prince,[2] Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis in his own right, and Count of Boulogne, Mortain, Aumale, and Dammartin-en-Goële jure uxoris.

He was the son of Philip II of France[3] and his controversial third wife Agnes of Merania.[4] Illegitimacy shadowed his birth and career,[5] but he was legitimated by Pope Innocent III. He was associated with founding the Tour du Guet in Calais.[6] He is the first recorded person to bear a differenced version of the arms of France.[7]

He was married in c. 1223 to Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne. Young Philip, by right of his wife, became count of Boulogne, Mortain, Aumale, and Dammartin. He revolted against his sister-in-law Blanche of Castile when his elder half-brother Louis VIII died in 1226.[8] When Philip died in 1235, Matilda continued to reign and was married to Afonso III of Portugal.

Matilda and Philip had a son Alberic and daughter Joan, who both survived Philip.

Alberic reportedly renounced his rights and went to England, for unknown reasons. Apparently he survived his mother and died in 1284.

Joan married Gaucher de Châtillon in 1236.

Family tree[edit]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
16. Philip I of France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8. Louis VI of France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
17. Bertha of Holland
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Louis VII of France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18. Humbert II of Savoy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
9. Adelaide of Savoy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
19. Gisela of Burgundy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2. Philip II of France
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
20. Stephen II, Count of Blois
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10. Theobald II, Count of Champagne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21. Adela of Normandy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5. Adèle of Champagne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22. Engelbert, Duke of Carinthia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
11. Matilda of Carinthia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23. Uta of Passau
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Philip I, Count of Boulogne
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24. Berthold III, Count of Diessen, Plassenberg and Stein
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12. Berthold I of Istria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
25. Sophie of Istria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6. Berthold, Duke of Merania
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26. Otto IV, Count of Wittelsbach
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
13. Hedwig of Wittelsbach
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27. Heilika of Pettendorf-Lengenfeld
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3. Agnes of Merania
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
28. Conrad I, Margrave of Meissen
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
14. Dedi III, Margrave of Lusatia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
29. Luitgard of Ravenstein
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7. Agnes of Rochlitz
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
15. Matilda of Heinsburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Adams, Henry (17 October 2006) [1913]. "Chapter V: Towers and Portals". Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres. 
  2. ^ Philippe Hurepel (Philippe le Hérissé)
  3. ^ The Government of Philip Augustus by John Baldwin
  4. ^ Philip Hurepel (b. 1200, d. 1234)
  5. ^ The Empire and the Papacy by T.F. Tout
  6. ^ "Monuments historiques". Culture.gouv.fr. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  7. ^ (Neubecker 1976, p. 98)
  8. ^ Of Castile, Encyclopædia Britannica
Philip I, Count of Boulogne
Born: 1201 Died: 1235
Preceded by
Matilda II
as sole ruler
Count of Boulogne
1223–1235
with Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne
Succeeded by
Matilda II
as sole ruler