Adele of Meaux

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Adela of Vermandois
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Effigy of Adele of Meaux on her tomb
Bornc. 935
Diedc. 982
BuriedSt Aubin Abbey, Angers
Noble familyCarolingian
Spouse(s)Geoffrey I of Anjou
Issueby Geoffrey I:
Fulk III of Anjou
Geoffrey
Ermengarde-Gerberga of Anjou
FatherRobert of Vermandois
MotherAdelaide-Werra de Chalon

Adela of Vermandois (c. 935 – c. 982) was a French noblewoman. She was Countess of Chalon and later Countess of Anjou.

Adela was a daughter of Robert of Vermandois, Count of Meaux and Troyes, and Adelaide de Burgundy.[1][a] Adele died in 982.[3]

Family[edit]

She married Geoffrey I of Anjou (c. 938/940 – July 21, 987).[1] Their children were:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to Bachrach, Adele's father was Herbert II, Count of Vermandois.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Bouchard 2001, p. 19.
  2. ^ Bachrach 1993, p. 9, 273.
  3. ^ Bachrach 1993, p. 11.

Sources[edit]

  • Bachrach, Bernard S. (1993). Fulk Nerra the Neo-Roman Consul, 987-1040. University of California Press.
  • Bouchard, Constance Brittain (2001). Those of My Blood: Creating Noble Families in Medieval Francia. University of Pennsylvania Press.