Er ist verheiratet mit Judith Nn.
MANASSES [III] (-1081 or after). Assuming that the chronology of the earlier members of the Rethel family is correctly shown above, it appears unlikely that Manassès [III] was the son of Manassès [II]. It is more likely that there was an intervening generation, about which no information has been uncovered in the primary sources so far consulted. Comte de Rethel. The Gesta Episcoporum Virdunensium names "Manassem comitem de castro Retexto" in an undated passage which appears to relate to events in the early 1080s. A charter dated 26 Sep 1081 records the restoration of privileges granted by âManasses Regitestensis comesâ, with the consent of âuxore Judiz et venerabili Hugone filioâ, to the chapter of Braux.
m (before [1045/55]) JUDITH, daughter of --- ([1020/30]-). A charter dated 26 Sep 1081 records the restoration of privileges granted by âManasses Regitestensis comesâ, with the consent of âuxore Judiz et venerabili Hugone filioâ, to the chapter of Braux. Her birth date range is estimated for consistency with the estimated birth dates of her descendants. Her origin is unknown, three possible origins have been suggested:
JUDITH de Roucy
IDA de Boulogne
JUDITH of Lotharingia
Count Manassès [III] & his wife had [three] children:
RENAUD (-after [1065/66]).
HUGUES de Rethel ([1045/55]-28 Dec ).
 Laurentii Gesta Episcoporum Virdunensium 6, MGH SS X, p. 494.
 Chartes Rethel, Tome I, I, p. 1.
 Marriage date range estimated from the probable birth date range of the couple's son Hugues.
 Chartes Rethel (1902), Tome I, I, p. 1.