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Guy de Ponthieu, I

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Birthplace: Ponthieu, Somme, Picardy, France
Death: Died in Abbeville, Comté de Ponthieu, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Enguerrand de Ponthieu, II Comte de Montreuil et de Ponthieu and Adelaide of Normandy
Husband of Ada (1st wife of Guy I) de Ponthieu and Adila (Ada/Ade) de Ponthieu (d'Amiens)
Father of Anne de Ponthieu; Agnès d'Abbeville, comtesse de Ponthieu; Enguerrand de Ponthieu, II, Seigneur d'Abbeville et de Tincques; Ida de Ponthieu and Mathilde de Ponthieu
Brother of Adelaide (Adeliz) de Ponthieu, Countess of Aumale; Foulques de Montreuil and Hélissende de Ponthieu
Half brother of Étienne II de Troyes, comte d'Aumale; Alice comtesse de Bourgogne; Saier "Dougall" de Lens; Judith de Lens, Countess of Huntingdon; Gauthier de Lens and 1 other

Occupation: COUNT OF PONTHIEU, Chevalier, Comte, de Ponthieu, 1053, de Montreuil, Avoué, de Saint-Riquier, Comte de Ponthieu, Count of Ponthieu
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About Guy de Ponthieu, I

Guy I of Ponthieu

Guy I of Ponthieu (died 13 October 1100) was born sometime in the mid to late 1020s. He was the son of Count Enguerrand II and the grandson of Hugh II.

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1. HUGUES, son of --- (-4 Jul [1000]). ... m (before 987) GISELE de France, daughter of HUGUES Duc des Francs [later HUGUES "Capet" King of France] & his wife Adelais [d'Aquitaine] (969][815]-).

  • a) ENGUERRAND (-1045, bur Saint-Riquier). [m firstly ---. ... m [secondly] ([after 1033]) as her second husband, ALEIDA [van Westfriesland], widow of BAUDOUIN Comte de Boulogne, daughter of [ARNULF Graaf van Westfriesland [Holland] & his wife Liutgard de Luxembourg].
  • b) GUY . The Chronique de Saint Riquier records that "Gui…frère de Seigneur Angelran" was named abbé of Saint-Riquier[825].

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GUY de Montreuil, son of ENGUERRAND Comte de Montreuil & his wife Adelais de Normandie (-13 Nov [1100], bur Abbéville, Saint-Pierre). A charter dated 1100 included in the cartulary of Saint-Josse records a grant of fishing rights by "Guido comes Monsteroli et Pontivensium" which names "Hugo noster avus" and "patre meo Ingerrano"[1212]. This is inconsistent with the Chronique de Saint Riquier which records that "comte Gui fils du comte Hugues" succeeded after "Angelran son frère" was killed by the Normans and possessed the county of Ponthieu and the avouerie of Saint-Riquier[1213]. It is assumed that the charter provides the more reliable record of Guy's parentage. Comte de Montreuil. Comte de Ponthieu. Orderic Vitalis records that Guy fought with "Ralph Comte de Montdidier", in support of Henri I King of France, in Feb 1054, was captured by Guillaume II Duke of Normandy and kept prisoner for 2 years until he paid homage to the duke[1214]. "Pontivensium comes Wido" donated property to Compiègne Saint-Corneille, confirmed by "Anne comitisse nostre filie", by charter dated to [1067 or after][1215]. A charter dated 1100 records the foundation of the priory of St-Pierre d´Abbeville by "Guy comte de Ponthieu et Adèle sa femme", sealed by "Guy comte, de Agnèz sa fille, de Mahaut sa fille…"[1216]. "Wido…Pontivi regionis comes" issued a charter dated 1101 relating to the church of Montreuil witnessed by "Agnetis mee filie, Hugonis filii Ramelini cum Ade sue conjugis, Widonis filii Hermenfredi, Simonis Rogeronis filii, Godefridi vicecomitis…Wascelini tunc temporis vicecomitis Monsteroli et ville Rue…"[1217].

m firstly ADA, daughter of --- (-5 Mar before 1066). The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.

m secondly ADILA [Ada], daughter of ---. "Wido comes Pontivensis et uxor eius Adila comitissa" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Martin des Champs for the soul of "filii sui Ingelranni" by charter dated before 1090[1218]. A charter dated 1100 records the foundation of the priory of St-Pierre d´Abbeville by "Guy comte de Ponthieu et Adèle sa femme", sealed by "Guy comte, de Agnèz sa fille, de Mahaut sa fille…"[1219]. "Gulielmus comes Pontivorum" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte for the souls of "his predecessors…count Guy and Adda his wife…" by charter dated 1127[1220].

Comte Guy & his [first] wife had one child:

1. ANNE de Ponthieu (-[after 1067]). "Pontivensium comes Wido" donated property to Compiègne Saint-Corneille, confirmed by "Anne comitisse nostre filie", by charter dated to [1067 or after][1221]. The title "comitisse" in this charter suggests that Anne must have been married to a count at that date. [m ---.]

Comte Guy & his [second] wife had four children:

2. ENGUERRAND de Ponthieu (-before [1079/80]). "Wido comes Pontivensis et uxor eius Adila comitissa" donated property to the abbey of Saint-Martin des Champs for the soul of "filii sui Ingelranni" by charter dated before 1090[1222].

3. AGNES de Ponthieu (-after 6 Oct 1100). "Wido…Pontivi regionis comes" issued a charter dated 1101 relating to the church of Montreuil witnessed by "Agnetis mee filie…"[1223]. This marriage was arranged by William II King of England, according to Orderic Vitalis, who also specifies her father's name[1224]. A charter dated 1100 records the foundation of the priory of St-Pierre d´Abbeville by "Guy comte de Ponthieu et Adèle sa femme", sealed by "Guy comte, de Agnèz sa fille, de Mahaut sa fille…"[1225]. She was treated cruelly by her husband and imprisoned in the castle of Bellême, from where she escaped, took refuge with Adela Ctss de Blois, and retired to Ponthieu. m (before 9 Sep 1087) ROBERT de Montgommery, son of ROGER [II] de Montgommery Sire d'Alençon, Earl of Shropshire and Shrewsbury & his wife Mabile d'Alençon ([1052/56]-[Wareham Castle] 8 May [1131 or later], bur [Wareham Castle]). Comte de Bellême 1101. Sire d'Alençon.

4. IDA de Ponthieu . The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified. Abbess of Sainte-Austreberte at Montreuil.

5. MATHILDE de Ponthieu . A charter dated 1100 records the foundation of the priory of St-Pierre d´Abbeville by "Guy comte de Ponthieu et Adèle sa femme", sealed by "Guy comte, de Agnèz sa fille, de Mahaut sa fille…"[1226].



      
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Guy I, comte de Ponthieu's Timeline

1035
1035
Ponthieu, Somme, Picardy, France
1060
1060
Age 25
Ponthieu, Ain, France
1061
1061
Age 26
Thézillieu, Ain, Rhone-Alpes, France
1065
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Age 30
Abbeville, 80001, Somme, Picardie, France,
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October 13, 1101
Age 66
Abbeville, Comté de Ponthieu, France
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