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Ermengarde (Arembourg) du Maine, Dame de Château-du-Loire, Comtesse de Maine

Nicknames: "Erembourg de Beaugency de la Flèche", "'Aremgarde' 'Ermintrude' 'Erembourge Countess of Maine' 'Aremburgis' 'Aremberg Countess of Maine' 'Eremberge' of Maine", "Erembourg de Maine", "Ermentrude", "Countess", "Ermentrude of /Maine/", "Erembourg de la Flèche", "Counte..."
Birthplace: Maine, France
Death: Died in Maine, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Helias, Count of Maine; Elias Du Maine; Helie du Maine; Mathilde de Château-du-Loir; Matile Du Chateua Du Loire and 1 other
Wife of Fulk Count of Anjou; Foulques V le Jeune, comte de Anjou et roi de Jérusalem and Foulques V Plantagenet
Mother of Geoffroy V, comte d'Anjou et Maine; Alice-Isabel / Mathilde d'Anjou, Duchesse de Normandie; Élie II d'Anjou, comte du Maine and Sibylla d'Anjou, Countess of Flanders

Occupation: Countess of Maine and the Lady of Château-du-Loir, Comtesse de Maine, Comtesse, du Maine, du Mans, Dame, de la Flèche-en-Anjou, of Maine, Countess of Anjou, Countess of Maine, Lady of Chateau-du-Loir (1110-1126), Lady of Château-du-Loir
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About Ermengarde (Arembourg) du Maine, Dame de Château-du-Loire, Comtesse de Maine

Ermengarde or Aremburge de la Flèche of Maine Erroneously connected with W Cantilupe,_Countess_of_Maine

Ermengarde or Erembourg of Maine, also known as Erembourg de la Flèche (died 1126), was Countess of Maine and the Lady of Château-du-Loire from 1110 to 1126. She was the daughter of Elias (Helias) I of Maine, Count of Maine, and Mathilda of Château-du-Loire.

In 1109 she married Fulk V of Anjou, thereby finally bringing Maine under Angevin control. She gave birth to:

1) Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)

2) Elias II of Maine (d. 1151)

3) Matilda of Anjou (d. 1119), who married William Adelin, the son and heir to Henry I of England William was the eldest son and heir of Henry I of England and his wife Matilda of Scotland. His death and that of his brother caused a succession crisis, culminating in The Anarchy....

4) Sibylla of Anjou (d. 1119), married in 1121 to William Clito, and then (after an annulment in 1124) to Thierry, Count of Flanders Sibylla of Anjou was a daughter of Fulk of Jerusalem and Ermengarde of Maine, and wife of William Clito and Thierry, Count of Flanders.In 1123 Sibylla married to William Clito, son of the Normans Robert Curthose and future Count of Flanders....

William Clito was the son of Robert Curthose, Duke of Normandy, by his marriage with Sibylla of Conversano. He had a claim on both Normandy and England, and became count of Flanders....

Thierry of Alsace , in Flanders known as Diederik van den Elzas, was count of Flanders from 1128 to 1168. He was the youngest son of Duke Thierry II, Duke of Lorraine and Gertrude of Flanders ....

She died in 1126, on either the 15th January or the 12 October. After her death, Fulk left his lands to their son Geoffrey, and set out for the Holy Land, where he married Melisende of Jerusalem and became King of Jerusalem.

The Holy Land , generally refers to the geographical region of the Levant called Land of Canaan or Land of Israel in the Bible, and constitutes the Promised land....

Melisende of Jerusalem was Kingdom of Jerusalem from 1131 to 1152, and regent for her son between 1153-1161 while he was on campaign. She was the eldest daughter of King Baldwin II of Jerusalem, and the Armenian princess Morphia of Melitene....

Fulk (or Falk) V became King of Jerusalem 1131 on the death of his 2nd Father-in-Law. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

i. Ermengarde Du Maine was born about 1096 in Maine, France and died in 1126 in Maine, France .

Ermengarde married Count Fouiques V of Anjou on 11 Jul 1110 in France. Count Fouiques was born in 1092, lived in Anjou, France. He was the son of Count Foulques IV of Anjou and Beltrade de Montfort. He died on 10 Nov 1143 in Jerusalem, Palestine . ---------------------------------


Le Maine is one of the traditional Provinces of France of France . It corresponds to the old county of Maine, with its center, the city of Le Mans....

Anjou is a former county , duchy and Provinces of France centred on the city of Angers in the lower Loire Valley of western France. It corresponds largely to the present-day d?partement in France of Maine-et-Loire....

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Ermengarde, comtesse du Maine's Timeline

Maine, France
Age 8
Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
July 11, 1110
Age 14
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Anjou, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
November 16, 1112
Age 16
Anjou, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
August 24, 1113
Age 17
Anjou, (present-day département of Maine-et-Loire), France
June 17, 1126
Age 30
Age 30
Maine, France
March 11, 1935
Age 30
March 11, 1935
Age 30