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Count of Champagne

The Counts of Champagne ruled the region of Champagne, France from 1022 to 1314. Hugues of Champagne was the first of the family to officially use the title "Count of Champagne".

When Louis became King of France in 1314, upon the death of his father Philip IV, Champagne became part of the Crown's territories.


Theodore Evergates, Feudal Society in the Baillage of Troyes under the Counts of Champagne, 1152-1284 ISBN 0801816637

Theodore Evergates, Feudal Society in Medieval France: Documents from the County of Champagne, ISBN 0812214412 (paperback), ISBN 0812232259 (hardback)

Theodore Evergates, 'The Aristocracy of Champagne in the Mid-Thirteenth Century: A Quantitative Description', 'Journal of Interdisciplinary History', vol. 5. pp. 1-18 (1974)