Adela de Meaux
(Abt 0950-After 0974)


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Adela de Meaux

  • Born: Abt 950 1
  • Marriage (1): Geoffroy d'Anjou Comte d'Anjou 1
  • Died: After 6 Mar 974 1

  General Notes:

ADELA de Meaux ([950]-974 after 6 Mar). A manuscript genealogy, dated to the early 12th century, records "Herbertus de Tricis, Robertus, Adela, Fulco, Gaufridus Martellus". Her marriage date is estimated based on the estimated birth date of her oldest daughter. "Adela" donated property to Saint-Aubin d'Angers by charter dated 6 Mar 974 which names "seniore meo Gauzfredo comite" and is subscribed by "Gauzfredi comitis, Fulconis filii eius, Gauzfredi filii eius". The Chronicæ Sancti Albini names "Adela comitissa…et marito suo Gaufrido" as present at the ordination of "Rainaldus episcopus" in 1074. "Fulco Andecavorum comes" relinquished rights to the bishop of Angers "pro anima patris mei Gauffredi et matris Adelæ" by charter dated 17 Jan 1020.

m ([965]) as his first wife, GEOFFROY I "Grisegonelle" Comte d'Anjou, son of FOULQUES II Comte d'Anjou & his first wife Gerberge [de Maine] (-21 Jul 987).

Adela married Geoffroy d'Anjou Comte d'Anjou, son of Foulques [II] d'Anjou Comte d'Anjou and Gerberge.1 (Geoffroy d'Anjou Comte d'Anjou was born about 938-940,1 died on 21 Jul 987 1 and was buried in Église Saint-Martin, Châteauneuf, FR 1.)


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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