Ellie Wood Keith Genealogy

Arnold II, Comte de Chiny

Male Est 1040 - 1106  (~ 66 years)

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  • Name Arnold II  
    Suffix Comte de Chiny 
    Born Est 1040 
    Gender Male 
    History Arnold was the son of Louis II, comte de Chiny, and his wife Sophie. He succeeded his father before 1066.

    Arnold was often in conflict with the clergy, particularly Henri, bishop of Liège. In 1084 he tried to capture Richilde, heiress of Hainault, but failed. In 1070 he founded the abbey of Orval with Konrad I, Graf von Luxemburg, but he had to found other religious institutions in atonement for his many crimes.

    With his first wife Adèle de Montdidier, daughter of Hidouin IV de Montdidier, comte de Roucy, and Adèle/Alice de Roucy, heiress of Roucy, he had two sons and three daughters of whom two daughters would marry and Otto II would have progeny. His second wife was Ermengard but no progeny was born from this marriage. By his third wife Agnes he fathered one son Albéron, who was bishop of Verdun from 1131 to 1156.   [1
    Died 16 Apr 1106 
    Person ID I2295  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2018 

    Father Louis II, Comte de Chiny,   d. Abt 1065/1066 
    Family ID F1466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adele de Montdidier,   d. 1068/1069 
    +1. Otto II, Comte de Chiny,   b. Est 1065,   d. 28 Mar 1125  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F1464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] Genealogics, Leo Van de Pas, http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00120867&tree=LEO.