Adele of Bar-sur-Aube

Adele (French: Adèle; also Adela or Adélaïde/Aelis) (? — 1053) was a French noble lady and the Countess suo jure of Bar-sur-Aube.

Adèle
Died1053
Children4
Parent(s)Nocher III of Bar-sur-Aube

Life

Lady Adele was a daughter of the Count Nocher III of Bar-sur-Aube[1] and his wife, whose name remains unknown. After the death of her father, Adele became a countess, since she was the eldest child of her parents. Her sister was named Isabella.

These are the husbands of lady Adele:

Adele and her cousin Ralph IV – the son of Ralph III – were the parents of four children:

De jure uxoris, Ralph was the count of Bar-sur-Aube. Adele was a grandmother of Adelaide, Countess of Vermandois. Simon donated property to the abbey of Molesme for the soul of Adele.

Notes

  1. Locatelli 1992, p. 56.
  2. Bautier 1985, p. 539–564.

Sources

  • Bautier, Robert-Henri (1985). "Anne de Kiev, reine de France, et la politque royale au XIe siècle: Étude critique de la documentation". Revue des études slaves. 57 (4).
  • Locatelli, René (1992). Sur les chemins de la perfection: moines et chanoines dans le diocese Besancon, vers 1060-1220 (in French). Publications de l'Universite de Sainte-Etienne.

Primary sources

  • Acta Sanctorum — a chronicle in which the marriages of Adele are mentioned
  • Chronica Albrici Monachi Trium Fontium — by Alberic of Trois-Fontaines
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