Hugh of Vermandois

   Brother of French king Philip I; participant in the First Crusade (q.v.). Shipwrecked near Dyrrachion (q.v.) in 1096, he was escorted to Constantinople (q.v.) by agents of Alexios I Komnenos (q.v.) to whom he swore an oath of fealty. Alexios then used him to obtain the same oath from Godfrey of Bouillon (q.v.). After the conquest of Antioch (q.v.) Hugh was sent on a mission to Alexios I, after which he returned to France (q.v.).

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  • Hugh I of Vermandois — Hugh I (1053 ndash; October 18, 1101), called Magnus or the Great, was a younger son of Henry I of France and Anne of Kiev and younger brother of Philip I. He was in his own right Count of Vermandois, but an ineffectual leader and soldier, great… …   Wikipedia

  • Vermandois — was a French county, that appears in the Merovingian period. In the tenth century, it was organised around two castellan domains: St Quentin (Aisne) and Péronne (Somme). Pepin I of Vermandois, the earliest of its hereditary counts, was descended… …   Wikipedia

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  • Hugh de Beaumont, 1st Earl of Bedford — (born 1106) was Earl of Bedford from 1137 to 1141. The grant of the earldom was by Stephen of England; this was the first of his numerous creations [http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext05/8heng10.txt] . Hugh was known as Hugh the Pauper or Hugh… …   Wikipedia

  • Hugh Capet — Infobox French Royalty|monarch name=Hugh Capet title=King of the Franks caption=An imagined image of Hugh Capet; no contemporary images of Hugh exist. reign=3 July 987 ndash; 24 October 996 coronation=3 July 987, Noyons othertitles= full name=… …   Wikipedia

  • Herbert II, Count of Vermandois — Herbert II (884 ndash; February 23, 943), Count of Vermandois and Count of Troyes, was the son of Herbert I of Vermandois.LifeHe inherited the domain of his father and in 907, added to it the Saint de Soissons abbey. His marriage with Adela of… …   Wikipedia

  • Raoul I, Count of Vermandois — Raoul I of Vermandois (French: Raoul Ier le Vaillant ; English, Ralph of Vermandois) (1085 ndash; 14 October 1152), Count of Vermandois. He was son of Hugh of Vermandois and Adele of Vermandois.His paternal grandparents were Henry I of France and …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth de Vermandois — may refer to:* Elizabeth de Vermandois (d. 1131), daughter of Hugh of Vermandois * Elizabeth de Vermandois (d. 1183), daughter of Raoul I of Vermandois. She was also known as Isabelle de Vermandois and Mabile de Vermandois …   Wikipedia

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