Hugh II, Count of Ponthieu

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Hugh II of Ponthieu was count of Ponthieu and lord of Abbeville, the son of Enguerrand I of Ponthieu.[1] Evidently Hugh II was the half brother of Guy, who became the bishop of Amiens; Fulk, who became the abbot of Forest l'Abbaye; and Robert. However, it is possible that both Robert and Hugh II were the sons of Enguerrand's first wife, and Guy and Fulk the sons of a later wife that Enguerrand I married when he was in his forties.

Hugh II was married to Bertha of Aumale, Countess of Aumale.[1] They had:

  • Enguerrand II who succeeded Hugh II as Count of Ponthieu[1]
  • Robert
  • Hugh [a]
  • Waleran
  • Beatrice of Ponthieu (1022-1054) was married to William of Talou, the count of Arques
  • Guy I (possibly), succeeded Enguerrand II as Count of Ponthieu


  1. ^ (whose name is inferred by evidence contained within The Carmen de Hastingae Proelio)[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c Power 2007, p. 484.


  • Power, Daniel (2007). The Norman Frontier in the Twelfth and Early Thirteenth Centuries. Cambridge University Press.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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Preceded by
Enguerrand I
Count of Ponthieu
c. 1045–1052
Succeeded by
Enguerrand II