|Cte Erard II DE BRIENNE
Cte Erard II DE BRIENNE 1
- Married: Before 1166
- Died: 8 Feb 1190/1
"Walterus Brenensis comes" granted "decimam reddituum suorum de Brena Castello" to the abbey of Basse-Fontaine by charter dated 22 Jan 1143, subscribed by "Airardi filii sui, Andree filii sui, Marie filie sue…Johannis de Brena clerici…Guidonis fratris comitis". "G comes Brene" donated property to "ecclesie Sancte Marie de Rameruco" with the consent of "uxoris Adelisis, Erardi, Andreæ filium meorum atque Marie filie mee" by charter dated 1147.
He succeeded his father in  as Comte de Brienne. "Erardus Brenensis comes", recalling "bone memorie Galteri comitis…Brenensis", donated property to the abbey of Basse-Fontaine in the presence of "matris mee et Johannis fratris mei abbatis Belliloci et domini Willermi de Dompetra" and with the consent of "Agnetis uxoris mee et Andree fratris mee" by charter dated 1166.
He took part in the Fourth Crusade in 1189. 2
Erard married Agnès DE MONTFAUCON, daughter of Amédée II DE MONTFAUCON, Comte de Montbéliard, and Béatrice, before 1166 . (Agnès DE MONTFAUCON was born between 1150 and 1155 in Montbelliard, Doubs, Franche-Comte, France and died on 23 October, after 1186.)
1 Racines et Histoire, Lignages, Maison de Brienne, p. 4.
2 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Erard [II] de Brienne.