|Hugues I DE RÉTHEL Count of Rethel
Hugues I DE RÉTHEL Count of Rethel
- Born: Between 1045 and 1055, Rethel, Ardennes, Champagne-Ardenne, France
- Married: Bef 1075
- Died: 28 Dec 1118
A charter dated 26 Sep 1081 records the restoration of privileges granted by “Manasses Regitestensis comes”, with the consent of “uxore Judiz et venerabili Hugone filio”, to the chapter of Braux. His birth date range is estimated from the probable birth date range of his son Baudouin..
He succeeded his father in  as Comte de Rethel. A charter dated 1094 records absolution granted to "comitem Hugonem", with the consent of "filius eius comitis Manasses". “Hugo comes et Milesindis collateralis” donated mills “super Axonam fluvium ante Rettestum” to Laon Saint-Vincent, with the consent of “filio nostro Manasse”, by charter dated 1097. "Registensium comes Hugo" donated property to "ecclesie…Marie de Noveyo" by charter dated 1117.
The necrology of Reims Saint-Rémi records the death "V Kal Jan" of "Hugo comes Regiteste".
Hugues married Mélisende "Chèrevoisine" DE MONTLHÉRY, daughter of Guy I DE MONTLHÉRY châtelain de Rochefort-en-Yvelines and Hodierne DE GOMETZ LA FERTÉ, before 1075. (Mélisende "Chèrevoisine" DE MONTLHÉRY was born in 1045 in Corbeil, Marne, Champagne, France and died after 1097.)