Foulques [II] d'Anjou Comte d'Anjou
(-0958)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Gerberge

2. de Blois

Foulques [II] d'Anjou Comte d'Anjou

  • Marriage (1): Gerberge about 937 1
  • Marriage (2): de Blois after 952 1
  • Died: 11 Nov 958 1

  General Notes:

FOULQUES d'Anjou, son of FOULQUES I "le Roux" Comte d'Anjou& his wife Roscille de "Loches" (-11 Nov 958). The Gesta Consulum Andegavorum names "Fulco Rufus alium [filium] …tertium iuniorem…alter Fulco cognominatus Bonus" when recording that he succeeded his father. He succeeded his father as FOULQUES II "le Bon" Comte d'Anjou. He made peace with the Normans.

m firstly ([937]) GERBERGE, daughter of --- (-before 952). "Gaufridus…Andecavorum comes" names "patris mei Fulconis, matris quoque meæ Gerbergæ" in his charter dated 19 Jun 966. Maurice Chaume suggested that she was Gerberge , daughter of Geoffroy Vicomte d'Orléans [Comte de Gâtinais], based on onomastic reasons only to explain the introduction of the name Geoffroy into the family of the Comtes d'Anjou.

m secondly (after 952) as her second husband, --- de Blois, widow of ALAIN II "Barbetorte" Duke of Brittany , daughter of THIBAUT [I] "l'Ancien" Comte de Blois & his [second wife Richilde ---]. The Chronicle of Nantes records the marriage of "Theobaldus comes Blesensis…sororem suam relictam Alani Barbætortæ ducis" and "Fulconi comiti Andegavensi".

Comte Foulques II & his first wife had four children: Geoffroy, Guy, Adelais and Dreux. 1


Foulques married Gerberge about 937.1 (Gerberge died before 952 1.)


Foulques next married de Blois after 952.1


Sources


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

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