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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Family: Geoffroy V d'Anjou, Count of Anjou and Maine / Empress Matilda of England (F3153)

m. 1127


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  • Geoffroy V d'Anjou, Count of Anjou and MaineFather | Male
    Geoffroy V d'Anjou, Count of Anjou and Maine

    Born  24 Aug 1113  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  7 Sep 1151  Château du Loire, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  1127  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]  Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Fulk V d'Anjou, Comte d'Anjou, King of Jerusalem | F3152 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ermenburge du Maine, Ctss du Maine | F3152 Group Sheet 

    Empress Matilda of EnglandMother | Female
    Empress Matilda of England

    Born  8 Feb 1102  Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  10 Sep 1167  Abbey of the Notre Dame des Prés, Rouen, Caux, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Bec Abbey, Le Bec Hellouin, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Heinrich V of Germany, King of Germany, HRE | F3380 
    Married  6 Jan 1114  Mainz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Henry I, King of England | F2999 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Eadgyth-Matilda of Scotland | F2999 Group Sheet 

    Henry II, King of EnglandChild 1 | Male
    + Henry II, King of England

    Born  5 Mar 1133  Palais de Comtes du Maine, Le Mans, Sarthe, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Jul 1189  Chinon Castle, Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Fontevraud Abbey, Fontevraud-l'Abbaye, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Ykenai | F4612 
    Married     
    Spouse  Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Duchess of Aquitaine | F2977 
    Married  18 May 1152  Poitiers Cathedral, Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Rosamond de Clifford | F6219 
    Married     
    Spouse  Ida de Tosny, Countess of Norfolk | F3664 
    Married     
    Spouse  Nest of Wales | F4613 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Male
    Geoffroy d'Anjou

    Born  1 Jun 1134  Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Jul 1158  Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     

    Child 3 | Male
    William d'Anjou, Comte de Poitou

    Born  22 Jul 1136  Argentan, Orne, Lower Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Jan 1164  Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, Normandy Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S432] Henrici Archidiaconi Huntendunensis Historia Anglorum, Thomas Arnold, ed., (London: Rolls Series 74, 1879), vii, 37, s.a. 1127 (p. 247).
      Betrothal at Pentecost, 1126. "Cum autem ad Pentecosten fuisset apud Wincestre, misit filiam suam in Normanniam desponsatam filio consulis Andegavensis [When, however, had been at Winchester leading to Pentecost, he sent his daughter to be betrothed to a son of the consul of Anjou Normandy]...."

    2. [S433] Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores series, 6: 488.
      Robert de Torigny, Chron., s.a. 1127

    3. [S435] Chronica Magistri Rogeri de Houedene, 4 vols., William Stubbs, ed., (London: Rolls Series 51, 1868-71), 1:219.

    4. [S336429] Britain's Royal Families: A Complete Genealogy, Alison Weir, (London: Vintage Books, 2008), 59.
      "3 April, 22 May or 17 June, 1128...."

    5. [S23] The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2012), 17.