Guillaume DE BLAISON
(Abt 1110-)
Seigneur Thibaut IV DE BLAISON
(Abt 1135-)
Seigneur Thibaut V dit "le Trouvère" DE BLAISON Sénéchal de Poitou
(-After 1229)


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Dame Valence DE MAUZÉ de Mirebeau

Seigneur Thibaut V dit "le Trouvère" DE BLAISON Sénéchal de Poitou

  • Died: After Mar 1229

   General Notes:

...a Poitevin nobleman, Crusader, and trouvère from a noble family with lands in Blason and Mirabel. Eleven poems—one contested and one definitely spurious—have been ascribed to Thibaut in the chansonniers. Three further anonymous songs have also been attributed to him by Terence H. Newcombe, his modern editor.

Thibaut was the seneschal of Poitou and his uncle was Maurice, Bishop of Poitiers. In 1214 Thibaut helped negotiate a truce between Philip II of France and John of England. In 1212 he was taking part in the Reconquista in Spain and he was among the Albigensian Crusaders besieging Toulouse in 1218. He appears alongside the trouvère Amauri de Craon in a document of 1219. He attended the coronation of Louis IX in 1226, along with the trouvère Hue de la Ferté.

Theobald I of Navarre, also a trouvère, dedicated the song De ma dame souvenir to Thibaut and also used Thibaut's Amours, que porra devenir as a model for a religious poem of his own. Gautier d'Espinal also borrowed the melody of Amours for one piece....

The poetry of Thibaut de Blaison...

   Marriage Information:

Thibaut married Dame Valence DE MAUZÉ de Mirebeau, daughter of Seigneur Guillaume IV DE MAUZÉ et Marans and Agnès. (Dame Valence DE MAUZÉ de Mirebeau died after 1231.)

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