Aymar "Taillifer" de Valence, Comté d'Angoulême 1 2
- Born: Abt 1160, Angoulême, Angoumois, (Charente, France)
- Marriage (1): Alix de Courtenay in 1186
- Died: 16 Jul 1202, Limoges, (Haute-Vienne, Limousin), France about age 42
Other names for Aymar were Aymer of Angoulême, Ademar Taillifer Count of Angoulême, Adhémar Taillifer Count of Angoulême and Aymer Taillifer de Valence, Count of Angoulême.
Third child of William IV Taillifer. The last Taillifer Count of Angoulême.
Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 153A-27
Source: Wikipedia - Isabella of Angoulême.
See also Wikipedia - Counts and dukes of Angoulême
Aymer I 1160 - 1202, the last Taillefer Count of Angoulême .
Aymer (or Aymar), born: c.1160 - died: 16 Jun 1202, is the third of the 6 children of William IV of Angoulême , the Count of Angoulême , and Marguerite of Turenne. His two elder brothers, Wulgrin III of Angoulême and William V of Angoulême became the Counts of Angoulême, respectively, after the death of their father in 1179 (Wulgrin first, then William V succeeding in 1181). Aymer succeeded his brother in 1186 as the Count of Angoulême.
In that same year, he married Alice of Courtenay, the daughter of Peter of Courtenay (the son of Louis VI of France ) and Elizabeth of the House of Courtenay . In 1188, they had a daughter who would play an important role in the history of England and France: Isabella of Angoulême .
Aymer died in Limoges , France on June 16th, 1202. His daughter failed to succeed him as the Countess of Angoulême, as the title passed to Mathilde of Angoulême , consort to Hugh IX of Lusignan , over the claims of Isabella of Angoulême and John of England / Aymer is the last of the Taillefer male lineage with the Count of Angoulême title.
Noted events in his life were:
• Count of Angoulême, 1186-1202.
Aymar married Alix de Courtenay, daughter of Peter of France, Count of Montargis and Courtenay and Elizabeth de Courtenay Dame de Courtenay, in 1186. (Alix de Courtenay died in 1218.)
Source: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, ed. by William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall (Baltimore, 2008), line 117-26