Philippa of Champagne

Philippa of Champagne

Born 1197

Philippa of Champagne, Lady of Ramerupt and of Venizy was the third daughter of Queen Isabella I of Jerusalem and Henry II, Count of Champagne. She was the wife of Erard de Brienne-Ramerupt who encouraged her in 1216 to claim the county of Champagne which belonged to her cousin Theobald IV, who was still a minor.… Read More

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1197 Birth Philippa was born in about 1197 in the Holy Land, the youngest daughter of Henry II, Count of Champagne and Queen Isabella I of Jerusalem. … Read More
In 1205, her mother, stepfather, and infant half-brother all died, leaving Philippa an orphan at the age of eight. … Read More


1214 17 Years Old On 15 August 1214 Philippa married as his second wife, Erard I de Brienne, Lord of Ramerupt and de VĂ©nisy, a powerful noble from Champagne, France. … Read More
1216 19 Years Old In early 1216, Erard and Philippa returned to France, where they took up a position at Nevers, but were besieged by the forces of Blanche of Navarre.


1222 25 Years Old The war finally ended upon Theobald reaching his majority in 1222, and in April of that year, Philippa was persuaded to renounce her claim to Champagne on behalf of her cousin. … Read More


1250 53 Years Old Philippa died on 20 December 1250, a little more than six years after her husband. … Read More
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