Hugh I, Count of Rethel

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Hugh I, Count of Rethel
Born 1040
Bourg
Died 1118
Rethel
Noble family de Rethel
Spouse(s) Melisende of Crécy
Issue
Gervais
Baldwin II
Matilda
Hodierna
Cecilia
Father Manasses III, Count of Rethel
Mother Judith of Roucy

Hugh I, Count of Rethel (1040 in Bourg – 1118 in Rethel) was a son of Count Manasses III of Rethel and his wife Judith of Roucy. He succeeded his father in 1065 as Count of Rethel.

Hugh married Melisende of Crécy, the daughter of Lord Guy I of Montlhéry.[1] They had the following children:

See also the Houses of Montlhéry and Le Puiset.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Lords of Le Puiset on the Crusades, John L. La Monte, Speculum, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Jan., 1942), 100-101.
  2. ^ Charles Ferrers R. Palmer (1875), History of the Baronial Family of Marmion, Lords of the Castle of Tamworth, etc. (hardback), Tamworth: J. Thompson, p. 49 
  3. ^ Steven Runciman, A History of the Crusades, Vol. II, (Cambridge University Press, 1999), 233.
Hugh I, Count of Rethel
Born: 1040 Died: 1118
Preceded by
Manasses III
Count of Rethel
1065-1118
Succeeded by
Gervais