Walo II of Chaumont-en-Vexin

Walo II (Galon II de Beaumont) (*1060; † 1098) was a viscount of Chaumont-en-Vexin and a constable of King Philip I of France. He was son of Odo (Eudes) de Beaumont, viscount of Chaumont-en-Vexin. He took a part at the First Crusade that attempted to capture the Holy Lands, called by Pope Urban II in 1095. Walo was killed by the Turks during the Siege of Antioch on 20 May 1098.[1]

Walo was married to Humberge of Le Puiset, a sister of Everard of Le Puiset, both from the prominent Île-de-France family of Hugh I of Le Puiset.[2] Walo and Humberge had three children:

Drogo was the ancestor of the later counts of Dammartin, his great-grandson Jean, Châtelain de Trie, marrying Alix de Dammartin, daughter of Alberic III, Count of Dammartin.


Medieval Lands Project, Vicomtes de Chaumont-en-Vixen

Riley-Smith, Jonathan, The First Crusaders, 1095-1131, Cambridge University Press, 1997


  1. Malcolm Barber, Keith Bate: Letters from the East. Crusaders, Pilgrims and Settlers 12th-13th Centuries, Surey 2010, P. 28
  2. Carol Sweetenham: Robert the Monk’s History oft he First Crusade, Hants 2005, P.20
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