Cte Henri II DE LOUVAIN et de Lorraine
(Abt 1021-1078)
Ctsse Adele DE BETEAU
(Abt 1023-Aft 1086)
Cte Otto II DE CHINY
(-Abt 1131)
Alix DE NAMUR
(-)
Cte Godefroi V "le Barbu" DE LOUVAIN
(Abt 1074-1140)
Ida DE CHINY
(-By 1125)
Adelisa DE LOUVAIN
(Abt 1105-1141)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Henri I 'Beauclerc', King of England
2. William "Strong Hand" D' AUBIGNY, 1st Earl of Arundel

Adelisa DE LOUVAIN

  • Born: Between 1103 and 1106, Brabant, Netherlands
  • Married (1): 29 Jan 1120/1, Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England
  • Married (2): 1138, London, Middlesex, England
  • Died: 27 Sep 1141, Afflighem Abbey

   Another name for Adelisa was Adeliza DE BRABANT.

  General Notes:

Compiler's 26 x great-grandmother

  Research Notes:

The Genealogia Ducum Brabantić Heredum Francić names (in order) "Alaida…Anglorum regina…comitissa de Cleves Ida…[et] Clarissia virgo" as the three daughters of "Godefridus Cum-barba". The Balduini Ninovensis Chronicon records the marriage of "Henricus rex Anglorum" and "Athelam filiam Godefridi ducis Lotharingie" in 1121. The Continuator of Florence of Worcester records the marriage "IV Kal Feb" [1121] of King Henry and "Atheleidem filiam Godefridi ducis Lotharingć puellam virginem" and her coronation as queen "III Kal Feb". Orderic Vitalis names her and her father.

The Continuatio Chronici Afflegemiensis records that “Godefridus cum barba Dux Lotharingić…filia…Aleidis” married “Regi Anglić” in 1121, died “IX Kal Mai” and was buried at Afflighem after the death of her second husband. The castle and honour of Arundel was settled on Queen Adelisa after her first husband died. Robert of Torigny records that "Willermi de Albinaio quem vocant comitem de Arundel" married "Aelizam reginam relictam Henrici senioris regis Anglorum".

She became a nun at Affleghem Abbey, near Aalst in Brabant in [1149/50]. The Annals of Margan record the death in 1151 of “Adelidis, regina secunda Henrici regis”. The Continuatio Chronici Afflegemiensis records that “Godefridus cum barba Dux Lotharingić…filia…Aleidis” died “IX Kal Mai” and was buried at Afflighem after the death of her second husband. The necrology of Lyre monastery records the death "25 Mar" of "Adelicia regina". 1

  Marriage Information:

Adelisa married Henri I 'Beauclerc' King of England, son of Guillaume I "Le Conquérant" DE NORMANDIE, King of England, and Matilda DE FLANDRE, Queen of England, on 29 Jan 1120/1 in Windsor Castle, Berkshire, England. (Henri I 'Beauclerc' was born about Sep 1068 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, christened on 5 Aug 1100 in Selby, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, died on 1 Dec 1135 in Lyons-la-Foret, Eure, Normandy, France and was buried on 4 Jan 1136 in Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.

  Marriage Information:

Adelisa also married William "Strong Hand" D' AUBIGNY. 1st Earl of Arundel, son of William "Pincerna" D' AUBIGNY, Lord of Old Buckenham, and Matilda LE BIGOD, in 1138 in London, Middlesex, England. (William "Strong Hand" D' AUBIGNY was born about 1103 in St Sauveur, Manche, Normandie, France, died on 12 Oct 1176 in Waverly Abbey, Surrey, England and was buried on 19 Oct 1176 in Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England.)

Sources


1 Foundations for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands, Adelisa de Louvain.


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