(-Aft 1177)
Anselme "Candavène" DE SAINT-POL, Seigneur de Lucheux et de Tarentefirt
(-Abt 1175)
1st/2nd Wife
Cte Jean I DE PONTHIEU et de Montreüil
(Abt 1140-1191)
(-Aft 1204)
Cte Guillaume II "Talvas" DE PONTHIEU et de Montreuil


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Alix (Adelaide) CAPET de France

Cte Guillaume II "Talvas" DE PONTHIEU et de Montreuil

  • Born: 1179, Ponthieu, Ain, France
  • Married: After 20 Aug 1195, Mantes, Yvelines, France
  • Died: 6 Oct 1221
  • Buried: Abbaye de Valloires, Somme, France

  Research Notes:

He succeeded his father in 1191 as Comte de Ponthieu. "Will Talevas cuens de Pontieu" granted rights to Crècy, with the consent of "Guyon mon oncle", by charter dated 1194.

He played an important role in the war in Normandy, commanding troops at the battle of Bouvines 1204. "Willelmus comes Pontivi et Monstreoli" donated property to the church of Saint Giosse, with the consent of "Marie filie mee et Aelis uxoris mee", by charter dated 1205. "Guilelmus comes Pontivi et Monstrolii" donated property to Saint-Maurice d’Agaune, for the souls of "Alaidis uxoris meæ et Mariæ filiæ meæ", by charter dated Mar 1210. He was part of the army brought together at Lyon in Apr 1215 to march against the Albigeois. "Willelmus comes Pontivi et Monsteroli" confirmed rights granted to the abbey of Balances by "Johannes comes Pontivi pater meus" by charter dated 1214. "Willelmus comes Pontivi et Monstreoli" confirmed property rights of the church of Saint-Valéry granted by "Johannis comitis Pontivi patris mei et Beatricis matris mee et mea" by charter dated Mar 1215. 1

  Marriage Information:

Guillaume married Alix (Adélaide) CAPET de France, daughter of Louis VII "Le Jeune" CAPET, King of France, and Infanta doña Constanza DE CASTILLA, after 20 Aug 1195, Mantes, Yvelines, France. (Alix (Adélaide) CAPET was born 4 Oct 1160 and died after Jan 1213.)

  Marriage Notes:

Date of marriage contract


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Guillaume [II] "Talvas" de Ponthieu.

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