Marie of England, Abbess of Romsey, Countess of boulogne

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Marie of England, Abbess of Romsey, Countess of boulogne, daughter of Stephen of Blois, King of England and Maud of Boulogne, died at the Monastery of St. Austreberthe, Montreuil, France, in 1182.1

In 1160, on orders of King Henry II, Marie was forced to resign as abbess of Romsey, renounce her monastic vows, and marry Mathieu of Flanders, son of Thierry of Lorraine and Sybil of Anjou.1

Family

Mathieu of Flanders b. abt. 1138, d. 25 Jul 1173
Children
This person was last edited on19 Apr 2021

Citations

  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:498-9 (Brabant 4), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:498 (Brabant 4).