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Foulques "le Bon" comté d’Anjou
Robert comté de Vermondois
(Abt 0920-0968)
Adélaide de Bourgogne Comtesse de Vermandois
(Abt 0914/0916-0967)
Geoffrey comté d’Anjou
(Abt 0938-0987)
Adélaide de Vermandois
Foulques III "Nerra" Comte d’Anjou


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1. Elisabeth de Vendôme
2. Hildegarde

Foulques III "Nerra" Comte d’Anjou

  • Born: 956-971, Anjou
  • Marriage (1): Elisabeth de Vendôme
  • Marriage (2): Hildegarde
  • Died: 21 Jun 1040, Metz at age 84
  • Buried: Beaulieu-lez-Loche, Abbaye de Saint-Pierre

bullet   Another name for Foulques was Fulk "the Black" Count of Anjou.

bullet  General Notes:

~ Weis's Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 110:22, 118:21, Foulques "Nerra" comté d'Anjou and his second wife, Hildegarde, were the parents of Ermengarde d'Anjou who married Robert the old duke of Bourgogne. Fulk III, "the Black" of Maine, count of Anjou died in Jerusalem, 1 Apr 1040. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Foulques III.
Foulques's parentage is confirmed by a charter dated 1037 which announces the birth in 1007 of "Gaufridus Martellus…pater eius Fulcho…comes Andecavorum filius Gaufridi Fortissimi comitis qui cognominatus est Grisia Gonella" and records donations to Saint-Aubin d'Angers [Angers Saint-Aubin, Tome I, 1, p. 1]. Foulques III married, as his first wife, Elizabeth de Vendôme, daughter of Bouchard [I] "le Vénérable" Comte de Vendôme & his wife Elisabeth [de Corbeil]. Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by a charter dated to (abt. 1032) which records that Foulques "Nerra" Comte d´Anjou transmitted "honor Vindocinensis" to his only daughter by "sororem defuncti pontificis", who had four sons of whom "primogenitum…Burchardum" [Vendôme La Trinité, Tome I, VI, p. 14] Foulques's second wife was name Hildegard, who is of unknowned parents.

Foulques married Hildegarde. (Hildegarde died on 1 Apr 1046 in Jerusalem, Palestine and was buried in Jerusalem, Church of the Holy Sepulchre.)

Foulques next married Elisabeth de Vendôme, daughter of Bouchard de Vendôme and Elizabeth. (Elisabeth de Vendôme was born after 958 and died in Dec 998 in Angers.)

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