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Matilda, Countess of Rethel

Matilda, Countess of Rethel
Died1151 (Aged around 60)
Noble familyde Rethel
Spouse(s)Odo of Vitry
FatherHugh I, Count of Rethel
MotherMelisende of Crécy

Matilda (1091 in Rethel – 1151) was the countess of Rethel from 1124 until 1151.

She was a daughter of Count Hugh I and Melisende of Crécy.[1] In 1124, she succeeded her brother Gervais as countess. She ruled jointly with her husband, Odo of Vitry.

Matilda and Odo had a son, Ithier (1115-1171), who succeeded Odo as count.[2]


  1. ^ Housley 2007, p. 33.
  2. ^ Housley 2007, p. 31.


  • Housley, Norman, ed. (2007). Knighthoods of Christ: Essays on the History of the Crusades and the Knights. Ashgate Publishing Limited.
Matilda, Countess of Rethel Born: 1091 Died: 1151 Preceded byGervais Countess of Rethel 1124-1151 Succeeded byOdo

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