Matilda of Carinthia

Matilda of Carinthia or Mathilde of Sponheim (died 13 December 1160 or 1161) was the daughter of Engelbert, Duke of Carinthia[1] and his wife Uta of Passau. She married Theobald II, Count of Champagne in 1123.[2] She was the mother of Adèle of Champagne, Queen of France and thus the maternal grandmother of Philip II of France.

Matilda of Carinthia
Countess of Chartres appealing to Louis le Gros
Died13 December 1160 or 1161
Noble familyHouse of Sponheim
Spouse(s)Theobald II, Count of Champagne
FatherEngelbert, Duke of Carinthia
MotherUta of Passau

Her ten children with Theobald were:


  1. Chibnall 2002, p. 42-43.
  2. Cline 2007, p. 501-502.
  3. Evergates 2016, p. x.
  4. Fassler 2010, p. 457.
  5. Baldwin 2002, p. 46.


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  • Chibnall, Marjorie, ed. (2002). The Ecclesiastical History of Orderic Vitalis. Vol. VI Book XI. Clarendon Press Texts.
  • Cline, Ruth Harwood (2007). "Abbot Hugh: An Overlooked Brother of Henry I, Count of Champagne". The Catholic Historical Review. Catholic University of America Press. Vol. 93, No. 3 July.
  • Evergates, Theodore (2016). Henry the Liberal: Count of Champagne, 1127-1181. University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Fassler, Margot Elsbeth (2010). The Virgin of Chartres: Making History Through Liturgy and the Arts. Yale University Press.
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