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Maine, de Beaugancy & de Hesdin

Considering this family's role in the ancestry of many powerful families, it is surprisingly difficult to find reliable-seeming information about them. The following is based on which is consistent with what is shown in Wikipedia but disagrees with many family web sites as reported below. The first person mentioned on,_France as "perhaps the first hereditary counf of Maine" was ...
Roger, 'Count of Maine' probably father of ...
1. Hugues Hugh I, Count of Maine d 955
A. Hugues II, Count of Maine d 992
i. Hugues III, Count of Maine d 1015/6
a. Herbert I, Count of Maine d 1032/6
Various family web sites show Herbert rather than his son as husband of Bertha of Chartres.
1 Hugh IV, Count of Maine d 26.03.1051
m. Bertha de Blois = Bertha of Chartres dau of Eudes of Blois, widow of Alain III of Brittany
A Herbert II, Count of Maine d 09.03.1062
B Marguerite of Maine d 1063
2 Biote or Biota of Maine
m. Walter of the Vexin
3 Paule or Paula of Maine
m. Lancelin de Beaugency d 1055, possibly son of Landry de Beaugencybelow
4 Gersent or Gersenda of Maine
m1. div 1048 Thibaut, Count de Blois, Chartres, etc b 1012, d 29/30.09.1089
m2. Albert Azzo II, Margrave of Milan
ii.+ other issue - Foucoin, Herbert Bacon Regent of Maine
Landry, Sn. de Beaugency
1. Lancelin, Sn. de Beaugency d 1055
m. Paule du Maine above
A. Jean, Sn. de Beaugency d by 1056
Various web sites show Paula du Maine as Jean's wife rather than his mother.
i. Helias de la Fleche, Count of Maine d 1110
m. Maud de Chateau-du-Loire dau of Gervase, Sire de Chateau-du-Loire
a. Eremburge, Countess de Maine b c1096, d 1126
m. 11.07.1110 Fulk V 'the Younger', Count of Anjou b 1092, d 1143/4
B. Lancelin, Sn. de Beaugency d 1081
m. Alberge
i. Raoul, Sn. de Beaugency = Rene de Boisgency d 1113
m. Matilde de Vermandois dau of Hugh, Count de Vermandois et de Valois
a. Agnes de Beaugency Boisgency
m. 1132 Enguerrand II, Sn de Coucy, Marle and le Fere d 1147
Thought to have been a blood relation with the Counts of Lens was ...
He30=29. Ernulf or Arnulf, Sn de Hesdin b c1038
Presumed to have been a different Ernulf/Arnulf from ...Father seems likely
He29=28. Ernulf or Arnulf, Sn de Hesdin b about 1070
m. Emmelina
The following comes from Although the article there appears to show confidence on the connection, we view it as speculative.
He28-1. Walter, Sn de Hesdin
He28-2. William de Graham Grantham of Abercorn and Dalkeith a 1127, 1147
He28=27 Aveline b about 1095
m. Alan FitzFlaald, lord of Oswestry a 1121
He28. Matilda Maud de Hesdin b about 1065
m. Patrick de Chaources or Chaworth a c1086

Main sources:
1 Counts of Maine : as mentioned above
2 Sn. de Beaugency : various web sites
3 Sn. de Hesdin : as mentioned above with cross-references from elsewhere in the database
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