Lucia-Mahaut de Blois was born circa 1097 in Blois to Stephen II, Count of Blois (c1045-1102) and Adela of Normandy (c1062-1138) and died 25 November 1120 at the White Ship Disaster of drowning. She married Richard d'Avranches, 2nd Earl of Chester (1094-1120) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands.
White Ship Disaster
The White Ship was a vessel that sank in the English Channel near the Normandy coast off Barfleur, on 25 Novemeber 1120. Only one of those aboard survived. Those who drowned included William Adelin, the only legitimate son and heir of King Henry I of England, his half-sister Matilda, and his half-brother Richard. This tragedy caused a major succession crisis for the House of Normandy.
|Offspring of Stephen II, Count of Blois and unknown parent|
|Sybille de Blois (c1100-c1147)||1100||1147|| Hervé II de Léon (c1110-1168)|