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Adélaïde de Poitiers (d'Aquitaine)

Birthplace: Aquitaine, France
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Daughter of Guillaume IX le Troubadour, duc d'Aquitaine and Philippa de Toulouse, comtesse de Poitiers
Wife of Raoul de Faye, seigneur de Faye-la-Vineuse
Sister of William X, Duke of Aquitaine; Inés de Poitou, reina consorte de Aragón; Raymond of Poitiers, Prince of Antioch; Aimar d'Aquitaine, /i/ and Henri de Poitiers, Abbé de Cluny
Half sister of Guillaume I de Poitiers, Comte de Valentinois and Reginald of Marets

Occupation: A Nun At Fontevrault
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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Adélaïde de Poitiers . "Radulfus de Faie" is recorded as avunculus of Eléonore, Queen of Henry II King of England, and as having been one of those encouraging Henry "the Young King" to rebel against his father in 1172 [1]. It is not known whether this is the only primary source which records the relationship of Raoul de Faye's wife with the family of the Dukes of Aquitaine. The primary source which names her has not so far been identified. m RAOUL de Faye, son of ---. [1] Luard, H. R. (ed.) (1874) Matthæi Parisiensis, Monachi Sancti Albani, Chronica Majora (London) (“MP”), Vol. II, 1172, p. 285.

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Aquitaine, France