Counts of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis


Counts of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis
Coat of Arms of the Counts of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis.

The Counts of Clermont-en-Beauvasis first appear in the early 11th century. The county was sold by their descendant, Theobald VI of Blois, to the French crown in 1218. It was first granted as an appanage in 1218 to Philip Hurepel; with the extinction of his line, it was granted in 1268 to the House of Bourbon, and was confiscated with the Duchy of Bourbon in 1527.

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First counts

  • Baldwin I of Clermont (?–1023)
  • Baldwin II of Clermont (1023–1042), son of Baldwin I

House of Creil

  • Renaud I of Clermont (1042–1088), son-in-law of Baldwin II
  • Hugh of Clermont (1088–1101), son of Renaud I
  • Renaud II of Clermont (1101–1161), son of Hugh I
  • Raoul of Clermont (1162–1191), son of Renaud II and constable of France

House of Blois

  • Louis I of Blois (1191–1205), son-in-law of Raoul
  • Theobald VI of Blois (1205–1218), son of Louis

He sold Clermont to Philip II of France in 1218.

Capetians (1218)

  • Philip Hurepel (1218–1234), son of Philip II of France
  • Alberic (1234–?), son of Philip, resigned the title to his sister
  • Jeanne (?–1252), daughter of Philip

On her death without heirs, the title reverted to the crown.

House of Bourbon (1268)

Louis exchanged Clermont for La Marche in 1327, but it was returned to him in 1331

After the death of Charles III, his fiefs were confiscated by the crown.

Later Capetians


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