23638796. Thibaut IV, Count of Champagne & 23638797. Margaret of Bourbon
1209, Blanche obtained the king’s promise to accept son Thibaut’s homage at age 21. King Philip required Thibaut to be raised at the royal court, where he remained for 4 years.
7/1214, King Philip notifies Guillaume of Chartres, master of the Templars, … The king state that he and Prince Louis affirmed in the presence of Jean of Brienne, king of Jerusalem, that they will not hear any case brought against Thibaut by Count Henry II’s daughter until Thibaut reaches 21. (S) Littere Baronum, Evergates, 2003, P122.
1214, At the insistence of Blanche, King Philip accepted the homage of 14-year-old Thibaut; who promised to remain under his mother’s tutelage until age 21.
1217, Margaret born in France, eldest d/o §Archambaud VIII Dampierre & Guigone de Forez.
5/1220, Thibaut married 1st to Gertrude of Dabo, 16 year-old widow of the Duke of Lorraine; arranged by his mother.
11/8/1226, King Louis VIII died.
1226, Thibaut, at Avignon, arranged a truce between Queen Blanche of Castile, regent of France, and revolting barons in Brittany whom he represented. Blanche convinced son Louis’ uncle Philip and Thibaut to switch sides.
1230-31, Thibaut franchised his castellany towns after they had resisted and invasion by French barons led by Pierre Mauclerc, duke of Brittany.
1/3/1235, The king [Henry III of England] will see that the truce which Rostand de Solio, citizen of Bordeaux, entered into with him in the king’s name until Easter next, is kept in the form made … no harm shall come from the land of Navarre to Gascony, nor from Gascony to Navarre. (S) CPRs.
Thibaut went on crusade in Romania.
10/8/1242 at Bordeaux, France, Safe-conduct, until Lent, for Th[ibaut] king of Navarre, count palatine of Champagne and Brie, coming to the king [Henry III] to speak with him. (S) CPRs.
8/12/1244, To Nicholas de Molis, seneschal of Gascony. Whereas the king [Henry III of England] promised Th. count of Flanders and Hainault that in the amending of the agressions and damages committed upon Thibaut, king of Navarre, by the king and his men of Bayonne, … aggressions to be amended and restitution to be made for damages. (S) CPRs.
4/12/1256, Margaret died at Provins; buried at Clairval.