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Geoffrey V, Count of Anjou and Maine (1113-1151)

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Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, was born 24 August 1113 in Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire, France to Fulk I of Jerusalem (c1090-1143) and Ermengarde of Maine (-1126) and died 7 September 1151 in Château-du-Loir, France of unspecified causes. He married Matilda of Normandy (1102-1167) 17 June 1127 JL in Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, France. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814). Ancestors are from France, Belgium, Germany.

Geoffrey became Count of Anjou and Maine in 1128, when his father left France to travel to the Holy Land, where he would become King of Jerusalem. Geoffrey supported his wife's campaigns for the throne of England through campaigning in Normandy. By 1144, most of Normandy had fallen into his hands, and he was invested as Duke. In 1150, he abdicated Normandy to his eldest son, but continued to reign in Anjou and Maine until his death.



Children


Offspring of Geoffrey Plantagenet and Matilda of Normandy (1102-1167)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henry II of England (1133-1189) <year not a number> Le Mans, France <year not a number> Chinon, France Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204)
Ida de Tosny
Ykenai

Geoffrey VI d'Anjou, Count of Nantes (1134-1158)
Guillaume d'Anjou (1136-1164)

Offspring of Geoffrey Plantagenet and unknown parent  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hamelin de Warenne (c1129-1202) <year not a number> Normandy (Normandy+ France) <year not a number> England (England) Isabel de Warenne (1130-1202)

Emma of Anjou (?-aft1180)
Mary of Anjou (?-bef1216)




Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Henry II of England (1133-1189)


Sources and notes

‡ General
¢2 Children 2
  • Adelaide of Angers is sometimes sourced as being the mother of Hamelin



Contributors

  John Kenney


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