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Lucia-Mahaut (Matilda) (Maud) of Blois-Champagne (de Blois), Countess of Chester

Also Known As: "Lithuise Adela of /Navarre/", "Matilda", "Maud", "Mathilde de Blois"
Birthplace: Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France
Death: Died in At Sea near Barfleur,Normandy,France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Stephen II, Count of Blois and Adela, countess of Blois
Wife of Richard d'Avranches, 2nd Earl Of Chester
Sister of Guillaume de Blois, seigneur de Sully; Agnès Alix du Puiset; Gilette de Blois-Champagne; Thibault IV de Blois, II de Champagne; Philippe de Blois-Champagne, Bishop of Chalons and 11 others
Half sister of Emma de Blois-Champagne

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Lucia-Mahaut of Blois (died 25 November 1120), known as Matilda or Maud(1), was daughter to Stephen, Count of Blois and Adela of Normandy. She was married to Richard d'Avranches, 2nd Earl of Chester. Both she and her husband joined William Adelin, heir to King Henry I of England aboard the White Ship. The ship struck a rock and sank, drowning all but one person, including Lucia-Mahaut, on 25 November 1120.

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(1) Lucia-Mahaut is known as Matilda, nicknamed Maud, by the English and is listed on the chart of "The Kings & Queens of Great Britain showing their descent and relationships", compiled by Anne Tauté, Edited by John Brooke-Little, MVO MA FSA Richmond Herald of Arms, copyright 1976, Published by Elm Tee Books/Hamish Hamilton, Ltd., Garden House, 57-59 Long Acre, London,revised 1979, ISBN 0 241 89453 0 (folded)" This source also notes that she was married to Richard, Earl of Chester and that they both drowned in the White Ship along with her first cousin, William Ætheling.

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Lucia-Mahaut (Matilda) (Maud) of Blois-Champagne, Countess of Chester's Timeline

Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France
Age 18
November 25, 1120
Age 23
At Sea near Barfleur,Normandy,France
November 7, 1893
Age 23
November 7, 1893
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November 7, 1893
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November 7, 1893
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November 7, 1893
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November 7, 1893
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May 4, 1899
Age 23