Adele of Vermandois

Adele of Vermandois (bef. 915–960) was both a Carolingian as well as a Robertian Frankish noblewoman who was the Countess of Flanders (934–960).

Adele of Vermandois, Countess of Flanders
Bornc. 910–915
Died960
Bruges
Noble familyHerbertien dynasty
House of Flanders by marriage
Spouse(s)Arnulf I of Flanders
Issue
FatherHerbert II of Vermandois
MotherAdèle

LifeEdit

Adele, born c. 910–915[1] was a daughter of Herbert II of Vermandois and his wife, Adele, daughter of Robert I of France.[2] She died in 960 in Bruges.[1]

In 934 Adele married Count Arnulf I of Flanders (c. 890 – 965).[3] Together they had the following children:

AncestryEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ It remains uncertain if Hildegarde was Arnulf's daughter by his first wife, whose name was not preserved, or by his second wife Adele. See: Heather J. Tanner, Families, Friends and Allies: Boulogne and Politics in Northern France and England, C.879-1160 (Brill, Leiden, Netherlands, 2004) p. 55 n. 143

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band III Teilband 1 (Marburg, Germany: J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 49
  2. ^ The Annals of Flodoard of Reims, 916–966, eds. & trans. Steven Fanning: Bernard S. Bachrach (New York; Ontario, Can: University of Toronto Press, 2011), pp. 21 n. 77, 92
  3. ^ a b c d e Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band II (Marburg, Germany: J. A. Stargardt, 1984), Tafel 5
  4. ^ Heather J. Tanner, Families, Friends and Allies: Boulogne and Politics in Northern France and England, C.879-1160 (Brill, Leiden, Netherlands, 2004) p. 55 n. 143


Preceded by
Ælfthryth, Countess of Flanders
  Countess of Flanders
934–960
Succeeded by
Mathilde of Saxony