Philip I, Count of Boulogne
Philip I of Boulogne (Philip Hurepel) (1200–1235) was a French prince, Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis in his own right, and Count of Boulogne, Mortain, Aumale, and Dammartin-en-Goële jure uxoris.
|jure uxoris Count of Boulogne |
Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis
|Died||1235 (aged 33–34)|
|Spouse||Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne|
|Issue||Joan, Countess of Nevers, Lady de Châtillon-Montjay |
Alberic, Count of Clermont
|Father||Philip II of France|
|Mother||Agnes of Merania|
He was the son of Philip II of France and his controversial third wife Agnes of Merania. Illegitimacy shadowed his birth and career, but he was legitimated by Pope Innocent III. He was associated with founding the Tour du Guet in Calais. He is the first recorded person to bear a differenced version of the arms of France.
He was married in c. 1223 to Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne. Young Philip, by right of his wife, became Count of Boulogne, Mortain, Aumale, and Dammartin-en-Goële. He revolted against his sister-in-law Blanche of Castile when his elder half-brother Louis VIII died in 1226. When Philip died in 1235, Matilda continued to reign and was married to Afonso III of Portugal.
Matilda and Philip had a son Alberic and daughter Joan, who both survived Philip.
Alberic reportedly renounced his rights and went to England, for unknown reasons. Apparently he survived his mother and died in 1284.
Joan of Boulogne married Gaucher de Châtillon in 1236.
|Ancestors of Philip I, Count of Boulogne|
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- Charles T. Wood, The French Apanages and the Capetian Monarchy: 1224-1328, (Harvard University Press, 1966), 9.
- John Baldwin, The Government of Philip Augustus, (University of California Press, 1991), 357. ISBN 9780520911116
- The Empire and the Papacy by T.F. Tout
- "Monuments historiques". Culture.gouv.fr. Retrieved 8 February 2012.
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- Malcolm Barber, The Two Cities: Medieval Europe 1050–1320, (Routledge, 1992), 266.
Philip I, Count of BoulogneBorn: 1201 Died: 1235
as sole ruler
| Count of Boulogne, Mortain,
Aumale and Dammartin (jure uxoris)
with Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne
as sole ruler