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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

William d'Anjou, Comte de Poitou

Male 1136 - 1164  (27 years)


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  • Name William d'Anjou 
    Suffix Comte de Poitou 
    Born 22 Jul 1136  Argentan, Orne, Lower Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jan 1164  Rouen, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, Normandy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rouen Cathedral
    Rouen Cathedral
    Person ID I11775  Dickinson
    Last Modified 26 May 2015 

    Father Geoffroy V d'Anjou, Count of Anjou and Maine,   b. 24 Aug 1113, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1151, Château du Loire, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1127  Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Family ID F3153  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Jul 1136 - Argentan, Orne, Lower Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1164 - Rouen, Normandy, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rouen Cathedral, Rouen, Normandy Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336465] Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life, Alison Weir, (New York: Ballantine iBook, 2008), 114.

    2. [S23] The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England, Dan Jones, (New York: Viking, 2012), 68.

    3. [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]...."

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

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

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

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