Adele of Valois

Map of France in 1030

Adele of Valois was a daughter of Raoul III of Valois and Adele de Bar-sur-Aube.

She married Herbert IV of Vermandois, and they had:

  1. Adelaide, Countess of Vermandois, married to Hugh of Vermandois.
  2. Odo, Count of Vermandois (+ after 1085), married to Hedwig. Later became Lord of Saint-Simon by marriage. The last Carolingian.

She was also the second wife of Theobald III, Count of Blois,[1] and they had:

  1. Philip, who became bishop of Châlons-sur-Marne[2]
  2. Odo, who inherited possessions in Champagne (Troyes). He died in 1093, leaving the possessions to his brother Hugh.
  3. Hugh,[2] who became the first to be called count of Champagne.



Preceded by
Count of Vermandois
Succeeded by
Odo I

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