see also: Etymology of Chiny
HistoryThe ancestors of the counts de Chiny go back to Charlemagne. Indeed, Carloman which was done called Pépin, king d' Italie had a many bastard offspring; a son and five girls. The fore-mentioned son Bernard was king d' Italie from 813 to 817, year when it was constituted captive and stagnates in deepest dungeon until 818 year when it died. This death occurred a few days after the eyes had been burst to him. His/her son Pip II, count sz Peronne, of St Quentin and Senlis, died towards 840. Of his wife it had three boys and a girl. The third wire called Herbert Ier will kill the counts from Vermandois and Soissons. He was assassinated on order of Baudoin II count de Flandre. His/her son; Herbert II, count of Vermandois, Soisson, of Meaux, dead the 23.2.943 married Adèle girl of RobertIer king de France. Of his/her many children, we will retain the last; Adalbert or Albert Ier, count of Vermandois says the Piles. He married Gerberge girl of Giselbert duke of Lorraine and died into 987. Herbert III, oldest son continued the line of the counts of Vermandois and Othon, wire puiné became lord of Warcq and married Marguerite girl of Albert Ier count de Namur. it is him the founder of the branch of the count de Chiny. His/her son was Ier to carry the title of count de Chiny, it prénommait Louis Ist It was count de Chiny from 987 to 1025 and count de Verdun of 1024 to 1025, date of his assassination by henchmen of Goderfroid the Bearded one which coveted the town of Verdun.
Other villages included/understood in the communeIzel, Jamoigne, the Bubbles, Average, Prouvy, Suxy and Terms, Romponcelle, Valansart, Pine, Lamouline, Haïlleule, the Charreau bridge
MonumentsThe Saint Nicolas's Day Bridge, spanning Semois with Chiny
Hydroelectric stopping on Vierre with Suxy
EventsThe village of Chiny is the theater, each second weekend of July since 1990, the Festival of the Tale.
Famous charactersJean-Claude Servais, author of cartoons
External bondsOfficial site of the commune
The Festival of the Tale of Chiny
Village of Prouvy
Village of Means
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