Sn Dreux DE BOVES
(-By 1076)
Liétaud (alias Nétard) DE ROUCY, seigneur de Marle
(-)
Mathilde
(-)
Sn Enguerrand I DE BOVES et de la Fère-sur-Oise, Comte d'Amiens
(-Abt 1117)
Ade DE ROUCY, Dame de Marle, La Fère et Vervins
(-)
Thomas I DE COUCY de Marle, comte d'Amiens, Sn de Boves
(Abt 1073-1130/1)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Ida DE HAINAUT

2. [Ermengarde DE MONTAIGU]
3. Mélisende DE CRÉCY

Thomas I DE COUCY de Marle, comte d'Amiens, Sn de Boves 1

  • Born: Abt 1073, Coucy, Aisne, Picardy, France
  • Married (1): Abt 1100 (Repudiated)
  • Married (2):
  • Married (3): Before 1109
  • Died: 1130/1, Amiens, Somme, Picardy, France

  General Notes:

Compiler's 26 x great-grandfather

  Research Notes:

seigneur de Marle puis de Coucy ( "par la grâce de Dieu" aimait-il à proclamer ), baron de Boves, La Fère, Crépy, Vervins, Montaigu, Crécy et Nouvion, comte d’Amiens (1096) , croisé (dès 1096 ; il s’illustre notamment à Nicée et à Jérusalem) , excommunié (06/12/1114) , assassin d’Henri II de Chaumont (1128) , devient un brigand redouté, en guerre contre son père après le 2 nd mariage de celui-ci qui le dépossédait. 1

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The Annales Lobienses name "Letaldus de Marla…filiam nomine Adam" as mother of "Thomam de Marla". The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "filia…Letardi domni de Marla…Ada" as mother of "Thomam de Cocy". Guibert de Nogent names "Thomam, Ingelranni filium". "…Ingelrannus de Codiciaco…et Thomas filius eius…" witnessed the charter dated 1086 which confirmed property of the church of Reims. William of Tyre records "…Thomas de Feria…" among those who joined the contingent led by Hugues Comte de Vermandois on the First Crusade in 1096. Suger's Vita Ludovici records that "Thomam de Marna" was besieged by "pater eius Engerrannus de Bova" at "castrum…Mons Acutus…in pago Laudunensi".

Seigneur de Coucy et de Marle, Comte d'Amiens. In 1117, Louis VI "le Gros" King of France confiscated the county of Amiens and granted it to Adelais Ctss de Vermandois. Suger's Vita Ludovici also records that "Thomam de Marna" was eventually captured and died in captivity. The Breve Chronicon Buciliensis records that in 1120 “Thomas dominus de Fara et de Marla” confirmed the donations to Bucilly made by “Engelrannus eius pater”. The Chronique de Guillaume de Nangis records in 1128 that "Louis roi des Français fit marcher une armée contre Thomas de Marle seigneur de Coucy", who was captured by "Raoul comte de Vermandois" and handed mortally wounded to the king. 2

  Marriage Information:

Thomas married Ida DE HAINAUT, daughter of Cte Baudouin II DE HAINAUT and Alix (Ida) DE LOUVAIN. (Ida DE HAINAUT was born in Hainault, Belgium and died after 1105.)

  Marriage Information:

Thomas also married [Ermengarde DE MONTAIGU]. ([Ermengarde DE MONTAIGU] died before 1109.)

  Marriage Information:

Thomas also married Mélisende DE CRÉCY, daughter of Sn Guy DE CRÉCY-SUR-SERRE, before 1109. (Mélisende CRÉCY was born about 1090 in Crécy, Ardennes, Champagne, France and died after 1147.)

Sources


1 Racines et Histoire, Seigneurs de Coucy, Boves & Vervins, Montmirail (alias Montmirel) & Chimay, p. 3.

2 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Thomas de Coucy.


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