Adele of Meaux

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Adele of Meaux
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Effigy of Adele of Meaux on her tomb
Bornc. 934
Diedc. 982
BuriedSt Aubin Abbey, Angers
Noble familyCarolingian
Spouse(s)Geoffrey I of Anjou
Issue
FatherRobert of Vermandois
MotherAdelaide-Werra de Chalon

Adele of Meaux (c. 934 – December 12, 975) was a French noblewoman. She was Countess of Chalon and later Countess of Anjou.

Adele was a daughter of Robert of Vermandois, Count of Meaux and Troyes, and Adelaide de Chalon.[1][a] Adele died on December 12, 975 in Angers, France.[2]

Family[edit]

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ According to Bachrach, Fulk Nerra, the Neo-Roman Consul, pages 9, 273, Adele's father was Herbert II, Count of Vermandois.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band III Teilband 1 (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 49
  2. ^ Bernard S. Bachrach, Fulk Nerra the Neo-Roman Consul, 987–1040 (Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993), p. 11