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Hugues II de Sainte-Maure

Birthplace: France
Death: 1173 (68-78)
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Son of Gaucelin III de Sainte-Maure and Falcabella
Husband of Avoise de Montgaugier
Father of Guillaume de Sainte-Maure and Avoye, Dame de Sainte-Maure

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The city of Sainte-Maure,located nine miles from O.'J'l IIISTOirxE OF ÏOURA.IJfE. Tours, on the side of Poitou, its name and its ori- gin to a saint of the same name, which was in- holed up in that place with his sister named Britte. Grégoire de Tours reports that one of the principal inhabitants of the country and built a church which was consecrated by St. Eufrone, Bishop of Tours in 570. Devotion there that attracted many people, he formed it in no time a town where Fulk-Nerra, Count of Anjou, taking advantage of its elevated position, built a cliâteau the beginning of the eleventh century. This cliâteau gave its name to a famous long-time family but whose existence can hardly known back to the construction of this castle chá-, oïl, as usual, Fulk-Nerra will put governors in became owners.Geoffroy de Sainte-Maure, son of Amaury, was lord of Sainte-Maure from the beginning of the eleventh century. Gosselin, otherwise Josselin, we recognize for the head of the family of Sainte-Maure, was dubbed the Poitou. It was one of the most con- siderable his time knights, who took part in the most famous action of this period. They presented seen the founding of the abbey of Beaulieu, in 1012, and in- core in io4o, that of the Trinity of Vendôme. He had several children by his wife Aremburge, namely: Hugues who succeeded him, William, Gosbert, Clerc, and Geoffroy. He probably also had a daughter named Bélutia, who was married to Emery, said Payen, lord of Colombiers. S.UNTt-MOOR. the J-^ Hughes, first name, knight, baron de Sainte-Maure,had several brushes with the princi- pal lords of Touraine, especially with the Archbishop of Tours, and Abbe Marmoutier. Pope Gregory VII, irritated by its processes, summoned him to appear at the first synod he held in Rome to give his defense, the threaten, cant ecclesiastical censures, if he did not obey his orders. We do not know if he was obedient to the injunction of the imperious Hildebrand. He founded in Sainte-Maure, about the year 1060, the Holy Even priory. The title of this foundation is remarkable in that it said ': by the grace of God, lord and owner hereditary title of Sainte-Maure Castle. A donation made as to the Abbey of Fontevraud, by Bélutia, his sister, and approved by him,Tappui comes to what we told the children of Gos- selin. He married Adénorde otherwise Aénor or Hun- coach, daughter of Berlay, first lord of Montreuil and Adelaïs Saumur, whom he had three sons and a daughter, Gosselin, Hughes, Geoffrey and Denise, married to Gosbert, who made the travel the Holy Land. Gosselin Josselin or second name, Baron de Sainte-Maure, and his brothers enjoyed a high reputation of bravery and power, for- tified the support of Foulqucs-Réciiin, which made them formidable to their enemies. They declared war on Hugh, first lord of Amboise, at the instigation of Count tion that sought the opportunity to avenge 3. j8 2 ^ 4 HISTORY TOUR AINE. taking the Château d'Amboise, including Hugues s'ëfait seized.They took the pretext to claim the par- floor of their grandmother, aunt of Geoffrey the Fair. After the death of Fulk-Réchin, they attached themselves to Fulk, his eldest son, says Young, and the secondary dèrent at the Battle of Séez in III5. Gosselin married Cassinotte lady in The Hague, which he never had any children. The author of the Treaty of the construction of Amboise, ensures that both Gosselin brothers were killed by the soldiers of the garrison of The Hague, revolted their cruelty. Hughes, second name, knight, was the son, or of Hugues and Geoffroy, son of Hugues I "and Adenorde deBerlay, and succeeded his uncle Gos- selin. He had a quarrel with the chapter of Saint-Martin Tours, about the abuses and bad treat- lie he had exercised towards the inhabitants of St. Epain,Topics of this church. He made satisfaction in it 55 in the presence of Archbishop Engebaud, and the consent of both son and Guillaume Gosselin. The letters refer only by order of the archbishop, with the penitential dress, went barefoot for the archdiocese to the tomb of St - Martin, holding a handful of yards, which he gave several discipline. These kinds of public penitent Competencies were now quite used against large, and were running very sévé- authority, for the care of the bishops who, under the pretext of religion, wanted to acquire a kind of Supre - Matie the nobles. The chronicle of SAINTE-MOOR. 275 Tours reports that lîugues II was with Raoul de Faye, a key driver of the rebellion of Henry II of children,King of England. The year 1172 he accompanied them in this war, and put his chá- cake in their hands. Apparently, he married the daughter of Philip, lord of Mongoger, who told him land in marriage. It took Guillaume Gosselin and Josbert, dean of the church of Tours, who gave his chapter several houses in the cloister her father had bequeathed him the land of Charentilly. William, first name, lord of Sainte Maure, was present, i t55, "\ satisfaction made by his father at the church of St. Marlin. We do not know the name of his wife, whom he had a daughter named Avoyse. William, second name, lord of Sainte Maure de Pressigny, received a dowry of Avoyse his wife barony of Sainte-Maure. He founded with her, in the church of Tours,the chapel of Saint-Jacques, where their weapons are painted on the windows. Their children were William ** i following; 2 ** Jos- bert, Lord of Sainte-Maure, after his brother; 3 "Hughes, dean of Saint-Gatien in 29.2-129,9 1; 4 * Garcia 5 ° Aremburge, wife of Renaud de Su- blaines; 6" Petronilla; 7 "domite. William, third name, lord of Sainte Maure de Pressigny, left entirely is the name of Pressigny to take the Sainte-Maure.- Ingestuur Ds. MG Muller

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