Foulques "le Roux" Comté d'Anjou
(Abt 0870-Abt 0942)
Roscille de Lochar
(Abt 0874-)
Hervé Count of Maine
Foulques "le Bon" Comté d'Anjou
(-0958)
Gerberga of Maine
Adelaide "la Blanche" of Anjou
(Abt 0947-1026)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William II Count of Arles and Provence

Adelaide "la Blanche" of Anjou 1 2

  • Born: Abt 947, <Anjou, (France)>
  • Marriage (1): William II Count of Arles and Provence in 984
  • Died: 1026 about age 79

   Other names for Adelaide were Adelais of Anjou and Alice of Anjou.

  Research Notes:

She may have had a sister named Blanche.
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Second wife of William I of Provence. He was her 4th husband.

From Wikipedia - Adelaide of Anjou :

Adelaide[1] (c. 947 -1026 ),[2] called the White,[3] was the daughter of Fulk II of Anjou and Gerberga of Maine . She was therefore the sister of Geoffrey Greymantle . She was married five times to some of France 's most important noblemen.

Her first marriage, probably before 960, was to Stephen, Viscount of Gévaudan . Her second marriage was to Raymond III , Count of Toulouse and Prince of Gothia , in 975. He died in 978.
In 982, she married Louis , the young son of Lothair of France , and the two were jointly crowned Monarchs of Aquitaine on the same day at Brioude . The large difference in age between the spouses was cause for a quick divorce in 984.

She fled then to Arles , where she contracted, against papal advice, a marriage with William I of Provence in 984. She gave him a daughter, Constance of Arles , who later married Robert II of France .
Her final marriage was to Otto-William, Duke of Burgundy .

Notes
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Variously given as Alice, Adelais, Adalais, or Azalais.
^ Adélaïde Blanche d'Anjou
^ "la Blanche."


Adelaide married William II Count of Arles and Provence, son of Boso II Count of Provence, Avignon & Arles and Constance of Provence, in 984. (William II Count of Arles and Provence was born about 950 and died after 29 Aug 993.)


Sources


1 Weis, Frederick Lewis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr; William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, eds, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700 (8th ed. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008.), Line 141A-20 (William II).

2 Wikipedia.org, Adelaide of Anjou.


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