Hugh I, Count of Ponthieu

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Hugh I of Ponthieu, died circa 1000. He was also known as Hugo Miles.

He was chosen by Hugh Capet, duke of France (not yet king), to be "advocate of the abbey of Saint-Riquier and castellan of Abbeville".[1] He also received Hugh Capet's daughter, Gisela, in marriage.

Hugh's origins are unknown, and the date which he received his fief is only "ascertainable within broad limits" as c. 980. He is not known to have ever styled himself Count of Ponthieu.



Hugh married c. 994 Gisèle Capet, daughter of Hugh Capet and Adelaide of Aquitaine.[1] They had:


  1. ^ a b c d Tanner 2004, p. 295.


  • Tanner, Heather (2004). Families, Friends and Allies: Boulogne and Politics in Northern France and England, c.879-1160. Brill.
  • The Carmen de Hastingae Proelio of Bishop Guy of Amiens, edited by Catherine Morton and Hope Muntz, Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1972.
Preceded by
Count of Ponthieu
? – c. 1000
Succeeded by