Adèle de France

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About Adèle de France

The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines refers to "comitis Heriberti gener…Roberti" and in a later passage to the sister of "dux Hugo Cappatus" as the wife of "comitis Heriberti de Peroni, Campanie et Veromandie" but does not name her[82]. Her origin is confirmed by Flodoard naming "Hugo dux cum nepotibus suis, Heriberti filiis" in 943[83]. Her birth date is estimated from the birth of her first child in [915]. Her name is deduced as follows. The 21 May 907 donation of Rebais abbey to the church of Paris refers to "comitis Rotberti et Adele comitisse"[84]. Although this phrasing usually indicates husband and wife, Settipani suggests that the chronology of the life of King Robert's son Hugues (attested as Robert's son by his second wife Beatrix) favours his birth, and therefore his father's second marriage, well before 907, which would mean "Adele" could not have been Robert's wife. This reasoning appears based firstly on Hugues already being married in [914], and secondly on the probability of his having reached the age of majority when he was recognised as duke in 922. The 907 document is therefore explained as referring to Robert and his elder daughter. The issue, however, is not beyond doubt, especially if the document in question was misdated. m (before 21 May 907) HERIBERT II Comte de Vermandois, son of HERIBERT I Comte de Vermandois[-Carolingian] & his wife [Liedgardis] --- ([880]-23 Feb 943, bur Saint Quentin). -------------------- [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_II,_Count_of_Vermandois

Herbert II, Count of Vermandois] married '''Adele, daughter of Robert I of France'''.[11] Together they had the following children:
  • Eudes of Vermandois, Count of Amiens and of Vienne, (c. 910–946)[1]
  • Adalbert I, Count of Vermandois (c. 915–987), married Gerberge of Lorraine[1]
  • Adela of Vermandois (910–960), married 934 Count Arnulf I of Flanders[1]
  • Herbert 'the Old' (c. 910–980), Count of Omois, Meaux and Troyes, and abbot of St. Medard, Soissons, married 951 Eadgifu of Wessex daughter of Edward the Elder King of England and widow of Charles III King of France.[b][1]
  • Robert of Vermandois, Count of Meaux and Châlons († 967)[1]
  • Luitgarde of Vermandois (c. 915-20–978), married 940 William I, Duke of Normandy;[1] married secondly, c. 943–44, Theobald I of Blois[c][12] Their son was Odo I, Count of Blois.[10]
  • Hugh of Vermandois (920–962), Archbishop of Reims[1]

Robert I of France Robert's first wife was Aelis.[9] By her he had two daughters: Adele of France (c. 887–aft. March 931) to Herbert II of Vermandois[10][11]

Robert married secondly, c. 890, Béatrice of Vermandois, daughter of Herbert I of Vermandois.[1] Together they had : Emma of France (894–935), married to Rudolph, Duke of Burgundy[10] Hugh the Great,(898-) who was later dux Francorum.[1] Hugh was the father of Hugh Capet, King of the Franks.[12]

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Adèle de France's Timeline

898
898
900
900
Age 2
France
910
910
Age 12
Meaux, Seine-et-Marne, Ile-de-France, France
910
Age 12
Comté de Vermandois (Present Département de l'Aisne), (Present région Picardie), Royaume des Francs de l'Ouest (Present France)
910
Age 12
France
914
914
Age 16
France
915
915
Age 17
Vermandois (present Picardie), France
915
Age 17
Vermandois, France
920
920
Age 22
Vermandois, Normandy, France
920
Age 22
Vermandois, Normandy, France