Counts of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis

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The Counts of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis first appear in the early 11th century. Its principal town was Clermont, now in the Oise department but then within the ancient county of Beauvaisis in the province of Île-de-France. The county was sold by their descendant, Theobald VI of Blois, to the French crown in 1218. It was first granted as an appanage in 1218 to Philip Hurepel; with the extinction of his line, it was granted in 1268 to the House of Bourbon, and was confiscated with the Duchy of Bourbon in 1527.[1]

First counts[edit]

  • Baldwin I of Clermont (?–1023)
  • Baldwin II of Clermont (1023–1042), son of Baldwin I.

House of Clermont[edit]

House of Blois[edit]

He sold Clermont to Philip II of France in 1218.

Capetians (1218)[edit]

On her death without heirs, the title reverted to the crown.

House of Bourbon (1268)[edit]

Louis exchanged Clermont for La Marche in 1327, but it was returned to him in 1331

After the death of Charles III, his fiefs were confiscated by the crown.

House of Valois[edit]

Later Capetians[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Prime, Temple (1903). "Note on the County of Clermont". Notes Relative to Certain Matters Connected with French History. 1. De Vinne Press. p. 103. Retrieved 11 August 2016 – via Google Books.