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Seeing his danger Rudolph ceded the countship to Herbert, and Charles was relegated to his prison until his death in 929.
His countship was Napoleonic, but he was always an opponent of the emperor's policy.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury
Thus the kings in granting a duchy or countship as an apanage to their brothers or sons used the phrase in comitatum et baroniam.
His father, Amadeus, died in 1183, in which year he received the countship of Montfaucon.Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail|Alfred Nutt
He died childless, and there were no less than six candidates to the countship.