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Died 1120 or 1124
Noble family Carolingian dynasty
Spouse(s) Hugh I, Count of Vermandois
Renaud II, Count of Clermont
Father Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois
Mother Adele of Valois

Adelaide of Vermandois (died 23 Sep 1120) was suo jure Countess of Vermandois and Valois from 1080 to 1102.

Adelaide was the daughter of Herbert IV, Count of Vermandois and Adele of Valois.

By 1080, Adelaide married Hugh, son of the Capetian King Henry I of France and younger brother of Philip I of France. Hugh became Count of Vermandois, following Adelaide’s father's death.

In 1104, Adelaide married Renaud II, Count of Clermont-en-Beauvaisis. By this marriage, Adelaide had a daughter, Margaret of Clermont.

In 1102, Adelaide was succeeded by her son, Ralph I. Adelaide died in 1120, being the last Carolingian to hold the County of Vermandois.


Adelaide and Hugh had:

  • Matilda (fl. 1110), married Ralph I of Beaugency
  • Beatrice (fl. 1144), married Hugh IV of Gournay
  • Elizabeth of Vermandois, Countess of Leicester (died 1131)
  • Ralph I, Count of Vermandois
  • Constance, married Godfrey de la Ferté-Gaucher
  • Agnes (fl. 1125), married Boniface of Savone
  • Henry (died 1130), Lord of Chaumont en Vexin
  • Simon (died 1148)
  • William, possibly married to Isabella, daughter of Louis VI of France.

Adelaide and Renaud had:

  • Margaret of Clermont

See also

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