Adela of Normandy, countess of Blois, Chartres, and Meaux was born circa 1062 in Normandy, France to William I of England (1027-1087) and Matilda of Flanders (c1031-1083) and died 8 March 1138 in Marcigny, Saône-et-Loire, France of unspecified causes. She married Stephen II, Count of Blois (c1045-1102) circa 1080 JL . Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of Adela of Normandy and Stephen II, Count of Blois (c1045-1102)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Guillaume of Blois (c1086-1150) 1086 Blois 1150 Agnes de Sully (c1085-c1102)

Theobald II, Count of Champagne (c1088-1152) 1088 Blois, France 8 January 1152 Mathilde von Spanheim (c1107-c1160)

Odo of Blois (c1090-) 1090 Blois
Adélaïde de Blois (c1092-c1139) 1092 Blois 1139 Milon de Montlhéry (1085-1118)

Humbert of Blois (c1094-) 1094 Blois
Stephen of England (c1095-1154) 1095 Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire, France 25 October 1154 Dover Priory, Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom Damette (c1095-)
Matilda de Boulogne (1105-1152)

Maud of Blois (c1097-1120) 1097 Blois 25 November 1120 English Channel Richard d'Avranches (1094-1120)

Henry of Blois (c1098-1171) 1098 Blois 8 August 1171
Agnes of Blois (c1099-1129) 1099 Blois 1129 Hugh III du Puiset (-1132)

Alix of Blois (c1100-1145) 1100 Blois 1145 Renaud de Joigny (c1090-1134)

Eléonore of Blois (c1104-1147) 1102 1147 Raoul I de Vermandois (1085-1152)

Common ancestors of Adela of Normandy (c1062-1138) and Stephen II, Count of Blois (c1045-1102)

  1. Adelaide of Anjou (c947-1026)
  2. Constance de Provence (920-c964)
  3. Fulk II, Count of Anjou (?-958)
  4. Gerberge of Maine (?-?)
  5. Guillaume I de Provence (956-993)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • wikipedia:en:Adela of Normandy
  • Kimberly LoPrete, Adela of Blois and Ivo of Chartres: Piety, Politics, and the Peace in the Diocese of Chartres, Anglo-Norman Studies 19
  • Kimberly LoPrete, The Anglo-Norman Card of Adela of Blois, Albion 22 (1990)
  • Parsons, John Carmi. Medieval Mothering (New Middle Ages), 1996
₪ Wedding
  • between 1080 and 1083, around her fifteenth birthday

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