Thibaud (Theobald) II (IV) 'The Great' DE BLOIS Comte de Champagne (1125-1151)
- Born: 1090, Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France
- Married: 1123
- Died: 8 Jan 1151-1152, Lagny-sur-Marne, France
- Buried: 10 Jan 1151-1152
Count of Blois and of Chartres (from 1102). He held Auxerre, Maligny, Ervy, Troyes, and Châteauvillain as fiefs from Eudes II, Duke of Burgundy.
King Louis VII of France became involved in a war with Theobald by permitting Count Raoul I of Vermandois and seneschal of France, to repudiate his wife, Theobald's niece, and to marry Petronilla of Aquitaine, sister of the queen of France. The war, which lasted two years (1142-1144), was marked by the occupation of Champagne by the royal army and the capture of Vitry, where many persons perished in the burning of the church.
Pierre Abélard sought asylum in Champagne during Theobald II's reign.
Theobald II was also Theobald IV, Count of Blois.
Thibaud married Mathilda (Maud) VON KÄRNTEN, daughter of Engelbert II VON SPONHEIM Duke of Carinthia, Graf von Sponheim and Utha VON PASSAU, in 1123. (Mathilda (Maud) VON KÄRNTEN was born about 1097 in Kärnten, Austria and died on 13 Dec 1160.)