Cte Foulques I "Le Roux" D' ANJOU
(Abt 883-941)
Roscille DE LOCHES
(Abt 882-938)
Cte Geoffroy DU GÂTINAIS, Vicomte d’Orléans
(-Aft 939)
Cte Foulques II "Le Bon" D' ANJOU
(Est 915-958)
(Abt 914-Abt 952)
Geoffroy I "Grisegonelle" D' ANJOU Count of Anjou
(Between 938-987)


Family Links

1. Adèle DE MEAUX Countess of Meaux & Troyes

2. Adelais

Geoffroy I "Grisegonelle" D' ANJOU Count of Anjou

  • Born: Between 938 and 940, Anjou, France
  • Married (1): Est 965
  • Married (2): 2 Mar 979
  • Died: 21 Jul 987, Battle At Marcon
  • Buried: église de Saint-Martin, Châteauneuf

   Research Notes:

Geoffroy "Greymantle"...

The Gesta Consulum Andegavorum names "primogenitus Gofridus…Guido…episcopus Podii…tertius minor Drogo" as the three sons of "Fulco Pius".

He succeeded his father in 958 as GEOFFROY I "Grisegonelle" Comte d'Anjou. "Teutbaldi comitis, Teutbaldi junioris, Gausfredi comitis, Hugonis comitis Cenomannorum…" subscribed the charter dated Sep 960 under which "Aremburgis" donated property to Saint-Florent de Saumur. "Gaufridus…Andecavorum comes", with the consent of "fratre meo Widone abate", established the right of the comtes d'Anjou to appoint abbots of Saint-Aubin d'Angers, by charter dated 19 Jun 966.

He succeeded as Comte de Chalon from his second marriage until his death in 987.

The Chronico Sancti Michaelis records the death in 987 of "Gaufredus comes Andegavensis pater Fulconis". The Chronica Rainaldi records that "Gaufridus Andecavorum comes, pater Fulconis comitis" was killed "XII Kal Aug in obsidione Marsonis super Odonem Rufinum facta". The necrology of Angers Cathedral records the death "XIV Kal Aug 987" of "Gaufridus Andegavensis comes, pater Fulconis in obsidione Marsonis". The Gesta Consulum Andegavorum records the burial of Geoffroy "in ecclesia Beati Martini Castri Novi". The Annales Sancti Albini Andegavensis record the death "XII Kal Aug…in obsidione Narsonis super Odonem Rufinum facta" of "Gaufridus comes, pater Fulchonis". 1

   Marriage Information:

Geoffroy married Adèle DE MEAUX Countess of Meaux & Troyes, daughter of Robert DE VERMANDOIS Count of Meaux & Troyes and Adélaïde D' AUXERRE Dame de Donzy, est 965. (Adèle DE MEAUX Countess of Meaux & Troyes was born about 950 and died in 974.)

   Marriage Information:

Geoffroy also married Adelais on 2 Mar 979. (Adelais died after 18 Oct 984.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/ANJOU,%20MAINE.htm#GeoffroyIdied987B.

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