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Geoffrey Martel (Anjou) d'Anjou (1006 - 1061)

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Geoffrey Martel (Geoffrey II) "Martel" d'Anjou formerly Anjou
Born in Anjou, Francemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] in , , , Francemap
[children unknown]
Died in Abbey, Angers, Anjou, Francemap
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Name

Name: Geoffrey Martel /of ANJOU/
Source: #S994

Burial

Burial:
Place: St Aubin, , , France

Name

Name: /Foulques "the Black"/
Name Prefix: Count
Surname: Foulques "the Black"
Name Suffix: 3rd

Birth

Birth:
Date: BEF 1040
Place: of Anjou, France

Note

Note: ref: Wikipedia (http://www.wikipedia.org) (20 Apr 10)
Geoffrey Martel - Count of Anjou
Geoffrey II's first wife was Agnes of Burgundy, the widow of William V, Duke of Aquitaine; she and Geoffrey married in 1032, but had divorced by 1050.

His second wife was Grécie of Langeais.

Geoffrey II dismissed her to marry Adèle, the daughter of a "Count Odo", perhaps Odo II, Count of Blois.

He also divorced Adèle, and took Grécie back as his wife.

His last wife was a German woman named Adelaide.

Despite these marital escapades, Geoffrey died childless. He became a monk in Saint-Nicolas d'Angers in 1060.

When Geoffrey Martel died without direct heirs he left Anjou to his nephew Geoffrey III of Anjou, Fulk le Réchin's older brother.

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