Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois

Herbert IV of Vermandois (1028–1080), Count of Vermandois, was the son of Otto of Vermandois and Parvie (Pavia or Patia).[1]

Family and childrenEdit

Herbert married Adele of Valois, daughter of Ralph IV of Valois[2] and Adele of Bar-sur-Aube. They had:

Adelaide's husband, Hugh, inherited the countships of Vermandois and Valois upon Herbert's death.[a][4]


  1. ^ All of Herbert's lands would go to Hugh upon Herbert's death in 1080, giving the Capetians an important foothold.[4]


  1. ^ Le Jan 2003, p. 322, 535.
  2. ^ Crouch 1986, p. 11.
  3. ^ Suger 1992, p. 191-192.
  4. ^ a b Gabriele 2008, p. 102.


  • Crouch, David (1986). The Beaumont Twins:The Roots and Branches of Power in the Twelfth Century. Cambridge University Press.
  • Gabriele, Matthew (2008). "The Provenance of the Descriptio Qauliter Karolus Magnus: Remembering the Carolingians in the entourage of King Philip I (1060–1108) before the First Crusade". Viator. University of California Press. 39 (2): 93–117.
  • Le Jan, Régine (2003). Famille et pouvoir dans le monde franc (VIIe-Xe siècle). Publications de la Sorbonne.
  • Suger (1992). The Deeds of Louis the Fat. Translated by Cusimano, Richard C.; Moorhead, John. Catholic University of America Press.

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