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Bertha of Blois (French: Berthe de Blois; c. 1005 — c. 1080), was a Duchess consort of Brittany and a countess consort of Maine.
Bertha was the daughter of Odo II, Count of Blois and Ermengarde of Auvergne. In 1029, she married Alain III, Duke of Brittany, he died in 1040. In 1046, she married Hugh IV, Count of Maine.
Marriage & issueEdit
Bertha and Alain had:
With her second husband, Hugh IV, Count of Maine, they had:
- Herbert II, Count of Maine
- Marguerite (1045 - 1063), betrothed to Robert Curthose
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