(-Aft 1011)
Ctse Adelais DE SOISSONS
Renaud I DE BAR, Comte de Soissons
(Abt 988-1057)
Ctsse Adela DE SOISSONS et de Troyes
(-Abt 1105)


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Cte Guillaume "Busac" D' EU, Hiémois, Soissons et Troyes

Ctsse Adela DE SOISSONS et de Troyes 1

  • Born: Troyes, Aube, Champagne, France
  • Married: 1058
  • Died: Abt 1105, Soissons, Aisne, Picardy, France

   Orthographic variations: Adélaïde, Aélis

  Research Notes:

Guillaume of Jumièges records that “Willelmus cognomento Busacius” plotted rebellion against Guillaume II Duke of Normandy, who besieged “castrum Oucis” and forced Guillaume into exile with Henri I King of France, who granted him “comitatum Suessionis...cum quadam nobili coniuge”. This source does not link the grant of the county of Soissons to Guillaume’s marriage to the heiress of the county, nor does the wording of the passage even imply that connection although such a link is the most obvious explanation for the grant. No other primary source has yet been identified which confirms her parentage and marriage. If Guillaume’s wife was the heiress of Soissons, the chronology suggests that she could have been the sister of Comte Guy [II], although she could also have been a more remote relation. She is named Adela in secondary sources but no primary source has been identified which confirms that this name is correct. 2

  Marriage Information:

Adela married Cte Guillaume "Busac" D' EU, Hiémois, Soissons et Troyes, son of Guillaume DE NORMANDIE, Comte d' Eu & Hiémois, and Lesceline DE TURQUEVILLE, in 1058. (Guillaume "Busac" D' EU born before 1025 in Eu, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy, France and died about 1076 in Troyes, Aube, Champagne, France.)


1 Racines et Histoire, Lignages, Comtes d'Eu, p. 2, Maison de Normandie; Comtes de Soissons, pp. 2-3.

2 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Adela.

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