Adèle de Trèves, Abbess of Pfalzel

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Adèle de Trèves

Also Known As: "Addula"
Birthplace: Metz, Nievre, Bourgogne, France
Death: Died in Bayern, Germany
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Bodilon de Trèves; Bodilon of Treves and Saint Sigrade de Verdun
Wife of Albéric; Alberic D'Austrasie de FRANCE dÀustrasie and Alberic Von Aquitanien of aka Bayern
Mother of Albéric de Landen; Hugobert D'Aquitaine de Cologne dÀustrasie and Hugobert Chugobertus orChugobertus Hociobertus Hociobertus (Hugobert) Heristal formerly Herstal aka Austrasie, Bayern
Sister of Warinus, count of Poitiers; Emnechilde of the Burgundians; Saint Léger, bishop of Autun and Didon, bishop of Poitiers

Occupation: Abbess of Pfalzel (Palatiolum) near Trier
Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Adèle de Trèves, Abbess of Pfalzel

Adèle de Trèves, Abbess of Pfalzel. She was not a daughter of King Dagobert. The primary source that names her as a daughter of Bodilon and Sigarde is unknown.

Catholic Encyclopedia says about her grandson, St. Gregory of Utrecht, "Gregory was born of a noble family at Trier. His father Alberic was the son of Addula, who, as widow, was Abbess of Pfalzel (Palatiolum) near Trier. On account of the similarity of names, and in consequence of a forged last will, Addula has been frequently confounded with Adala (Adela), daughter of Dagobert II of Austrasia--thus falsely making Gregory a scion of the royal house of the Merovingians." "St. Gregory of Utrecht" in Catholic Encyclopedia.

According to online sources, she was a daughter of Bodilon and Sigarde: