Étienne DE BLOIS, Comte de Chartres, Châteaudun, Sancerre & Meaux
Adaele (Alice) DE NORMANDIE
Gf. Engelbert II VON SPONHEIM, Duke of Carinthia
(Abt 1065-1141)
(Abt 1065-)
Thibaud II (IV) 'The Great' DE BLOIS, Comte de Champagne
Mathilda (Maud) VON KÄRNTEN
(Abt 1097-1160)
Adelaide (Alix) DE BLOIS, Comtesse de Champagne
(Abt 1140-1206)


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Louis VII "Le Jeune" CAPET, King of France

Adelaide (Alix) DE BLOIS, Comtesse de Champagne

  • Born: Abt 1140, Blois, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France
  • Married: 13 Nov 1160
  • Died: 4 Jun 1206, Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Buried: Abbaye de Pontigny, Pontigny, Île-de-France

  Research Notes:

William of Tyre records her as "Ala filia Theobaldi senioris" as well as her marriage. The Chronicon Hanoniense names "Alam sororem…Henrici comitis Campanensis" as the wife of "Ludovicus rex". The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Adela Francorum regina" as the sixth of the six daughters of "comes Campanie Theobaldus", and in a later passage names "filia comitis Theobaldi…Adala" as mother of the wife of Alexios Komnenos.

She was anointed queen after her marriage in Notre-Dame de Paris. Regent of France for her son King Philippe II Jun-Dec 1191, during his absence abroad.

The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death "1206…Non Iun" of "Adela regina Francorum mater regis Philippi". The necrology of the abbey of Saint-Denis records the death "Id Jun" of "Ala Francorum regina, mater Philippi regis". The Chronique de Guillaume de Nangis records the death in 1206 of "la reine Adèle, mère de Philippe roi de France" at Paris and her burial "en Bourgogne, à Pontion". 1

  Marriage Information:

Adelaide married Louis VII "Le Jeune" CAPET, King of France, son of Louis VI "le Gros" CAPET, King of France, and Adélaide DU MAURIENNE, on 13 Nov 1160. (Louis VII "Le Jeune" CAPET was born in 1120 in Paris, Île-de-France, France and died on 18 Sep 1180 in Paris, Île-de-France, France.)


1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Alix de Blois.

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