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.

Parent(s)Nocher III of Bar-sur-Aube


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.


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


  • 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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