Henri de Poitiers, Abbé de Cluny

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Henri de Poitiers (d'Aquitaine), Abbé de Cluny

Birthplace: Aquitaine, France
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Son of Guillaume IX le Troubadour, duc d'Aquitaine and Philippa de Toulouse, comtesse de Poitiers
Brother of William X, Duke of Aquitaine; Inés de Poitou, reina consorte de Aragón; Adélaïde de Poitiers; Raymond of Poitiers, Prince of Antioch and aimar /i/ d'aquitaine
Half brother of Agnes of Aquitaine

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About Henri de Poitiers, Abbé de Cluny

Henri de Poitiers (-after 1132). William of Tyre names him as the brother of Raymond de Poitiers [1]. Bishop-elect of Soissons. He became a monk at Cluny, later Prior of Cluny. Abbot of Saint-Jean d'Angély until he was expelled by the monks [1]. "Cognatus" of Henry I King of England, who appointed him as Abbot of Peterborough in 1127 [15]. He was removed by King Henry in 1132 and retired to Saint-Jean d'Angély [1]. [1] WT XIV.XX, p. 655. [2] Orderic Vitalis, Vol. VI, Book XII, p. 317. [3] Orderic Vitalis, Vol. VI, Book XII, p. 317. [4] Keats-Rohan, K. S. B. (2002) Domesday Descendants: A Prosopography of Persons Occurring in English Documents 1066-1166. II. Pipe Rolls to Cartæ Baronum (Boydell) (“Domesday Descendants”), p. 90. See Cicely Clark in English Historical Review LXXXIV (1969), pp. 548-60, cited in Chibnall, Vol. VI, p. 317 footnote 8, for an analysis of his career. (Medlands)

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Aquitaine, France