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Geoffroy V d'Anjou, Count of Anjou and Maine

Geoffroy V d'Anjou, Count of Anjou and Maine[1, 2]

Male 1113 - 1151  (38 years)

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  • Name Geoffroy V d'Anjou 
    FitzAlan-Warenne
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    Morris, John Edward, The Welsh Wars of Edward I (London: University of Oxford, 1901)
    Suffix Count of Anjou and Maine 
    Nickname Geoffrey Plantagenet 
    Born 24 Aug 1113  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Title 1129  Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Count of Anjou. 
    Died 7 Sep 1151  Château du Loire, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11151  Dickinson
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2018 

    Father Fulk V d'Anjou, Comte d'Anjou, King of Jerusalem,   b. Abt 1092, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1144, Acre, Israel Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ermenburge du Maine, Ctss du Maine,   b. Abt 1096,   d. 14 Jan 1126  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1109 
    Family ID F3152  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Matilda of England,   b. 8 Feb 1102, Winchester Castle, Winchester, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1167, Abbey of the Notre Dame des Prés, Rouen, Caux, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1127  Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
    +1. Henry II, King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1133, Palais de Comtes du Maine, Le Mans, Sarthe, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Chinon Castle, Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
     2. Geoffroy d'Anjou,   b. 1 Jun 1134, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1158, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)  [Birth]
     3. William d'Anjou, Comte de Poitou,   b. 22 Jul 1136, Argentan, Orne, Lower Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1164, Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F3153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Married
    • Mistress[es]
    Children 
    +1. Hamelin d'Anjou, Earl of Surrey,   b. Abt 1129,   d. 1202  (Age ~ 73 years)  [Birth]
     2. Marie d'Anjou,   d. 1216  [Birth]
     3. Emma d'Anjou  [Birth]
    Last Modified 26 May 2015 
    Family ID F3239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Aug 1113 - Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1127 - Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTitle - Count of Anjou. - 1129 - Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1151 - Château du Loire, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Arms of Geoffrey d'Anjou
    Arms of Geoffrey d'Anjou
    Arms of Anjou
    Arms of Anjou

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy at http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/, 20XX), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ANJOU,%20MAINE.htm#GeoffroyVdied1151B.

    2. [S431] The Henry Project: The ancestors of king Henry II of England: An experiment in cooperative medieval genealogy on the internet, Stewart Baldwin and Todd Farmerie (editors), (Online: sbaldw.home.mindspring.com/hproject/henry.htm), http://sbaldw.home.mindspring.com/hproject/prov/geoff005.htm, 15 Jan 2018.

    3. [S154] The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 4.

    4. [S23] The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2012), 1, 29.

    5. [S154] The Demon's Brood: A History of the Plantagenet Dynasty, Desmond Seward, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2014), 11.

    6. [S336465] Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life, Alison Weir, (New York: Ballantine iBook, 2008), 123.

    7. [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]...."

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

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

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

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