Gautier II of Avesnes
Gautier II of Avesnes , died towards 1244, was lord of Avesnes of Leuze, Cop and of Own way, and by marriage count de Blois and of Chartres. It was wire of Jacques, lord of Avesnes, and of Adele, rams Own way.
It fights French side with the Bataille of Bouvines in 1214, then share to fight in Holy Land. Captive fact, it will be released by the Templiers and with contruire the Château Pilgrim will help them, in 1218.
Returned in Guise, he undertakes work of modernization of the castle. He also builds a castle with Englancourt in order to control the road of the Comté of Hainaut and buys Bohain-in-Vermandois in 1226.
Marriage and childrenHe marries Marguerite (1170 † 1230), countess of Blois and of Chartres, girl of Thibaut V the Good, count de Blois and of Chartres, and Alix of France. They had:
- Thibaut, dead young
- Marie d' Avesnes († 1241), married to Hugues de Châtillon, Count of Saint-pol. (1196 † 1248).
- Isabelle, married to Jean, lord of Oisy and Montreuil
- the strong castle of Own way (Aisne) , publication of the Club of the Old man-Manor, collection Art and Tourisme , New Latin Editions.
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