Person:Herbert "the Elder", Count of Meaux and of Troyes (1)

Herbert _____, the Elder, Count of Meaux, of Troyes and of Omois
b.Est 914
d.Abt 984
m. Bef 21 May 907
  1. Eudes of Vermandois, Count of Amiens and of VienneEst 910 - Aft 946
  2. Adèle de VermandoisAbt 910 - 960
  3. Herbert _____, the Elder, Count of Meaux, of Troyes and of OmoisEst 914 - Abt 984
  4. Hugh of Vermandois, Archbishop of Reims920 - 962
  5. Robert Ier de VermandoisEst 920 - Aft 966
  6. Liutgarde de VermandoisBef 925 - Aft 985
  7. Albert Ier "le Pieux" de VermandoisBet 932 & 934 - 987
  8. Guy de Vermandois, Comte de SoissonsEst 935 - Aft 986
  • HHerbert _____, the Elder, Count of Meaux, of Troyes and of OmoisEst 914 - Abt 984
  • WEadgifu of Wessex904 - Bet 951 & 955
m. 951
  1. Adelheid Agnes van VermandoisBet 950 & 952 - 974
Facts and Events
Name[1] Herbert _____, the Elder, Count of Meaux, of Troyes and of Omois
Alt Name[1] Heribert van Vermandois, III
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] Est 914
Marriage 951 to Eadgifu of Wessex
Death[1] Abt 984
Reference Number[2] Q1609951?


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Herbert III d'Omois, Herbert the old (or Herbert III of Vermandois, 910 – 980/985) was count of Omois from 943 to his death.

He was the son of Herbert II, Count of Vermandois and Adela of France, daughter of King Robert I of France. In 943 after his father died, he succeeded as count of Omois "and received the fortress of Château-Thierry as well as the abbey of Saint-Médard, Soissons." After the death of his brother Robert of Vermandois he succeeded as Comte of Meaux and Troyes.

In 951, in his late years, he was married to Eadgifu of Wessex, daughter of Edward the Elder, King of England, and widow of Charles the Simple King of West Francia. He is not recorded as having any grandchildren, and after his son Stephen died (by 1020) his lands passed to his nephews, Eudes I, Count of Blois and Herbert IV, Count of Troyes and Meaux.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 HERIBERT [III] "le Vieux" ([910/26]-[983/early 985], bur Lagny)., in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  2. Herbert III of Omois, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  3. Birth year estimated based on Werner (cited in Cawley), and to fit between estimated birth years of siblings.