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Roscille des Loches

Also Known As: "Rocille", "Roscille Dame des Loches de Vilienstras & de la Haye", "Rosalie", "'Roscilla de la Haye des Loches de Villandri", "9th Daughtrer of Garnier", "The Dane /Bertha/", "Roscilla"
Birthplace: Anjou, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
Death: Died in Lieu, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Garnier Seigneur de Loches, de Villentrois & de la Haye and Tescandra
Wife of Foulques I "the Red", count of Anjou
Mother of Ingelger d'Anjou; Gilbert de Toulouse; Rocille d'Anjou; Guy d'Anjou, évêque de Soissons; Foulques II, comte d'Anjou and 1 other

Occupation: Senhora de Loches, de La Haie e de Villandry, Dame de Loches, de la Haye et de Villandry, Dame, de Loches, de la Haye, de Villandry, de Villentrois, d'Amboise, en partie, DAME DE VILLANDRY, dame de Loches, de Villandry et de La Haye
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About Roscille des Loches, comtesse d'Anjou

Fulk married Roscille de Loches, daughter of Warnerius (Widone),Seigneur de Loches, de Villentrois, & de la Haye, and his wife Tecandra.[2],_Count_of_Anjou

Roscille de Loches, fille de Garnier (Warnerius), seigneur de Loches et Tescende, était dame de Villandry, épouse de Foulque Ier d'Anjou.

•A1. Foulques I "le Roux", Vcte de Tours et d'Anjou (909-942), Cte de Nantes (908-919), Cte d'Anjou (929-941/2), *888, +941/2; m.before 5.7.905 Roscilla de "Loches" (*ca 874), dau.of Warnerius/Garnier, sn de Loches

Roscille De Loches [Countess Of Anjou [Parents] was born about 874 in France. She died about 940. She married Foulques I "Le Anjou-3067 before 5 Jul 905 in Anjou, France.

This Fulk then took a noble wife from the country of Tours, Roscilla by name, daughter of Warnerius, who at that time owned three castles in the Touraine, the ones called Loches, Villentrasti and Haia, two of which Fulk thereafter acquired by unjust means. That Warnerius, whose daughter Fulk had married, was the son of Adelaudus, that is, of the man to whom Charles the Bald had given Loches. [...]

They had the following children:

   *   		M 	i 	Ingelger D' Anjou-4050 was born about 898 in Of, , Anjou, France. He died in 927. He was buried in St. Martin de To.
  • M ii Guy D' Anjou [Bishop Of Soiss-4656 was born about 902 in Of, , Anjou, France. He died before 972.
  • F iii Roscille D' Anjou-4495 was born about 904.
  • M iv Foulques II "Le Anjou-2205 was born about 909. He died on 11 Nov 958.
  • F v Adele (Adelaide) de Vexin (Anjou) Countess of Vexin-75022.
  • F vi Adele (Adelaide) de Vexin (Anjou) Countess of Vexin-82642.
  • M vii Guido van Anjou-66097 was born about 902. He died about 972.
  • F viii Adele van Anjou-65212 was born about 920. She died about 960.


In the seventh year of king Raoul, Fulco (Foulques), his wife Roscilla, and his sons Widdo (Gui) and Fulco, gave a donation to Saint-Aubin d'Angers for the benefit of his soul and the souls of his father (genitor) Ingelgerius, his son Ingelgerius, his father-in-law Warnerius and the latter's wife Tescenda [Cart. S.-Aubin 1: 203-4: "Ego Fulco, Andecavorum comes, abbas quoque Sancti Albini Sanctique Lizinii, necnon et uxor mea Roscilla et filii mei, Widdo ac Fulco, nullius cogentis imperium, sed nostra plenissima voluntate, fatetur nos, pro Dei amore et pro remedium mee anime vel anime Ingelgario, genitor meo, atque Ingelgerio, filio meo, necnon pro anima Warnerio, socro meo et uxore sua, Tescenda, ..."; see also Cart.Angers 75]. (from:



From the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy page on Anjou:,%20MAINE.htm#Ingelgerdied888A

ROSCILLE [de Loches], daughter of GARNIER Seigneur de Loches, Villentrasti et Haia & his wife Tescenda --- ([870]-).

The Gesta Consulum Andegavorum records the marriage of Comte Foulques and "de pago Turonico…Roscillam, Warnerii filiam", specifying that "Warnerius…filius Adalaudi" had three castles "in Turonico…Lochas atque Villentrasti et Haia" which Foulques later acquired[49]. "Falco comes Andecavorum iuvenis" names "uxor mea Roscila et filii mei Guido et Fulco" in a donation of property "pro anima Ingelgerii patris mei et iterum Ingelgerii filii mei et Vuarnerii soceri mei et uxoris suæ Tescendæ" by charter dated 929[50]. "Fulco Andecavorum comes abbas quoque Sancti Albini Sanctique Lizinii necnon et uxor mea Roscilla et filii mei Widdo ac Fulco" donated property to Saint-Aubin d'Angers for the souls of "Ingelgerio genitore meo atque Ingelgerio filio meo necnon…Warnerio socro meo et uxore sua Tescenda" by charter dated to [929/30][51].

Comte Foulques I & his wife had five children: 1. Ingelger d'Anjou (d. 927, killed in battle with the Normans) 2. Guy d'Anjou (d. 970, Bishop of Soissons) 3. Foulques d'Anjou (b. c.920, d. 11 November 958, succeeded as Comte d'Anjou, OUR ANCESTOR) 4. Roscille d'Anjou (d. 943/951, married Alain II le Barbetorte, Duke of Brittany, though this makes no sense as she later married her older brother then?) 5. Adela d'Anjou (married Gauthier, Comte de Valois, d'Amiens et du Vexin)

The French Wikipedia page on Roscille de Loches:

Adds that she is a Lady of Villandry in the present Indre-et-Loire.

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Roscille des Loches, comtesse d'Anjou's Timeline

Anjou, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
Age 24
Anjou, Isere, Rhone-Alpes, France
Age 32
Aquitane, Gironde, France
Age 32
Loches, Anjou, France, France
Age 34
Anjou, France
Age 35
Anjou, France
Age 50
Anjou (present Maine-et-Loire département), (Present région Pays de la Loire), (Present France)
July 929
Age 55
Lieu, Angers, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France
Age 55
April 24, 1935
Age 55