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Nicknames: "Marie Countess of /Romsey/", "Abbess of Romsey /Marie/"
Birthplace: Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France
Death: Died in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France
Occupation: Condessa da Bolonha, Comtesse, de Boulogne, Abbesse, de Romsey, Gravin van Boulogne
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Marie de Boulogne, comtesse de Mortain & Boulogne

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Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias)( c.1130-1173), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreuil and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Mathilde of Flanders married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179 and they produced six children.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_de_Boulogne

Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias)( c.1130-1173), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreuil and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Mathilde of Flanders married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179 and they produced six children.

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Marie of Boulogne

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St. Austrebert, Montreul, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreul and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Maud of Boulogne married Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

Her sister Mathilde (or Matilda) inherited Marie's land and possessions in England, rather than Ida.

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Marie I, Countess of Boulogne

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Marie I

Countess of Boulogne

Coat of arms of the county of Boulogne

Count of Boulogne

Reign 11 October 1159 — 1170

Predecessor William I

Successor Matthew

Spouse Matthew of Alsace

n. 1160; div. 1170

Issue

Ida, Countess of Boulogne

Mathilde of Flanders, Duchess of Brabant

House House of Blois

Father Stephen of Blois, King of the English

Mother Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne

Born 1136

Died 1182 (aged c. 46)

St Austrebert, Montreuil

Burial St Austrebert

Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (c.1130-1173), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreuil and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Mathilde of Flanders married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179 and they produced six children.

Preceded by

William Countess of Boulogne

1159-1170

with Matthew I Succeeded by

Matthew I

This page was last modified on 21 May 2010 at 23:46.

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Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias)( c.1130-1173), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreul and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Maud of Boulogne married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179 and they produced six children.

Her sister Matilda inherited Marie's land and possessions in England, instead of her daughter Ida.

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Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias)( c.1130-1173), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreul and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Maud of Boulogne married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179 and they produced six children.

Her sister Matilda inherited Marie's land and possessions in England, instead of her daughter Ida.

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Marie of Boulogne was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreul, and died in 1182.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_de_Boulogne for more information.

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Marie of Boulogne

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marie of Boulogne (1136 – 1182 in St Austrebert, Montreuil, France) was the Countess of Boulogne from 1159 to 1170.

Marie was born to King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. At an early age, she was apparently placed in a convent, but she became her childless brother William's heir in 1159. Since she was the heiress to the county of Boulogne, she was forced to leave her convent and married off to Matthew of Alsace (Matthias), who would become Count of Boulogne and co-ruler (1160) through his marriage to her. The marriage was not a great success, although they reigned together until their divorce in 1170 and produced two daughters together.

After their divorce, Marie was a nun after 1169 in St. Austrebert, Montreul and died in 1182. Her former husband Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when their daughter Ida became the Countess. Marie's second daughter Maud of Boulogne married Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

Her sister Mathilde (or Matilda) inherited Marie's land and possessions in England, rather than Ida.

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Marie de Boulogne, comtesse de Boulogne's Timeline

1136
1136
Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France
1161
1161
Age 25
Boulogne, Pas-De-Calais, France
1170
1170
Age 34
Boulogne, Pas-De-Calais, France
1182
July 25, 1182
Age 46
St Austrebert, Montreuil, France
1182
Age 46
St Austrebert, Montreuil, France
1954
October 11, 1954
Age 46
October 11, 1954
Age 46
October 11, 1954
Age 46
SGEOR
November 11, 1954
Age 46
SGEOR
November 11, 1954
Age 46