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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.


Biography

White Ship Disaster

Whiteship

Doomed ship founders on Quilleboeuf Rock

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.


Siblings


Offspring of Stephen II, Count of Blois and Adela of Normandy (c1062-1138)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Guillaume of Blois (c1086-1150) 1086 Blois 1150 Agnes de Sully (c1085-c1102)

Theobald II de Champagne (c1088-1152) 1088 Blois, France 8 January 1152 Mathilde von Spanheim (c1107-c1160)

Stephen of England (c1095-1154) 1095 Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France 25 October 1154 Dover Priory, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom Damette (c1095-)
Matilda de Boulogne (1105-1152)

Adélaïde de Blois (c1092-c1139) 1092 Blois 1139 Milon de Montlhéry (1085-1118)

Maud of Blois (c1097-1120) 1097 Blois 25 November 1120 English Channel Richard d'Avranches, 2nd Earl of Chester (1094-1120)

Henry of Blois (c1098-1171) 1098 Blois 8 August 1171
Alix of Blois (c1100-1145) 1100 Blois 1145 Renaud de Joigny (c1090-1134)

Eléonore of Blois (c1104-1147) 1102 1147 Raoul I de Vermandois (1085-1152)

Odo of Blois (c1090-) 1090 Blois
Humbert of Blois (c1094-) 1094 Blois
Agnes of Blois (c1099-1129) 1099 Blois 1129 Hugh III du Puiset (-1132)

Offspring of Stephen II, Count of Blois and unknown parent
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sybille de Blois (c1100-c1147) 1100 1147 Hervé II de Léon (c1110-1168)







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