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Foulques "le Roux" comté d’Anjou
Roscille de Loches
(Abt 0874-)
Foulques "le Bon" comté d’Anjou
Geoffrey comté d’Anjou
(Abt 0938-0987)


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Geoffrey comté d’Anjou

  • Born: Abt 938, Anjou
  • Marriage: Adélaide de Vermandois 528
  • Died: 21 Jul 987, Anjou about age 49 528
  • Buried: Châteauneuf, église Saint-Martin

bullet   Another name for Geoffrey was Geoffry I Grisgonelle.528

bullet  General Notes:

~ Turton's Plantagenêt Ancestry, p. 6 450

~ Weis's Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 118:20, 121:20. Geofroi "Grisgonelle," comté d'Anjou, son of Fulk II and Gerberga, married Adélaide de Vermandois, daughter of Robert, comté de Troyes et Meaux and his wife, Adélaide de Bourgogne, daughter of Giselbert, comté de Bourgogne. They were the parents of Ermengarde d'Anjou who married Conan I de Rennes, duc de Bretagne, and Foulges, comté de Maine et Anjou. 160

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Geoffroy d'Anjou.
Geoffroy d'Anjou was the son of Foulques II "le Bon" comte d'Anjou and his first wife, Gerberge. He succeeded his father in 958 as Geoffroy I "Grisegonelle" comte d'Anjou. His first wife was Adela de Meaux, daughter of Robert Comte de Meaux et de Troyes & his wife Adelais [de Bourgogne]. A manuscript genealogy, dated to the early 12th century, records "Herbertus de Tricis, Robertus, Adela, Fulco, Gaufridus Martellus" [ Halphen, L. & Poupardin, R. (eds.) (1913) Chroniques des comtes d´Anjou et des seigneurs d´Amboise (Paris), Genealogiæ comitum Andegavensium, VI, p. 249].

• Web Reference: Geoffrey I, Count of Anjou.
Geoffrey was the eldest son of Fulk II, Count of Anjou and his first wife Gerberga.[1] He succeeded his father as Count of Anjou about 960,at the age of 20.[2] He married Adele of Meaux (934\endash 982), daughter of Robert of Vermandois and Adelais de Vergy.[1] On her mother's side she was a granddaughter of king Robert I of France and on her father's side a direct descendant of Charlemagne.[2] Through this marriage the Angevins joined the highest ranks of western French nobility.[2]

[1] Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band III Teilband 1 (Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, Marburg, Germany, 1984), Tafel 116
[2] Bernard S. Bachrach, Fulk Nerra the Neo-Roman Consul, 987-1040 (University of California Press, 1993), p. 9

Geoffrey married Adélaide de Vermandois, daughter of Robert comté de Vermondois and Adélaide de Bourgogne Comtesse de Vermandois.528 (Adélaide de Vermandois was born in 934-950 in Vermondois, Normandy, France and died in 976 851.)

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