Adèle of Dreux

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Adèle of Dreux (1145 – aft. 1210) was a member of Norman French nobility, daughter of Robert I, Count of Dreux and his second wife Hawise of Salisbury.[1]

She married Valéran III, Count of Breteuil on 24 June 1156, and had the following issue:

  • Adèle (d. 1195), married Raoul le Roux.
  • Amicia (1160–1226), married Baldwin de Yerres, John Briard & Gauthier de Rinsel and had issue.
  • Mahaut, married Simon of Clermont (d. 1187) and had issue.

After Valéran's death in 1162, she married secondly Guy II of Châtillon[2] and had:

She married thirdly John I de Thorotte and had:

  • John (d. 1237), married Odette de Dampierre (d. 1212) and had issue.
  • Joan
  • Philip

Her final marriage was to Ralph, Count of Soissons,[3] with whom she had:

Adèle died after 1210.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daniel Power, The Norman frontier in the twelfth and early thirteenth centuries, (Cambridge University Press, 2004), 239.
  2. ^ a b c d e f M. A. Pollock, Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296, (The Boydell Press, 2015), 184.
  3. ^ M. A. Pollock, Scotland, England and France After the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296, 92 note29.