NameFulk III Count Of Anjou , 30G Grandfather
Birth970
Death21 Jun 1040, Metz
BurialBeaulieu Abbey
FatherGeoffrey I Count Of Anjou (~939-987)
MotherAdele Of Meaux (~934-~982)
Spouses
1Hildegarde Of Sundgau , 30G Grandmother
Marriage1005
ChildrenErmengarde Of Anjou (~1018-1076)
2Elisabeth De Vendome , 33G Grandmother
Birthabt 979
Death999
Notes for Fulk III Count Of Anjou
Known as Fulk the Black.
A keen military strategist that saw him better most od his opponents.
One of the first great builders of castles, as he built about 100 of them.
He made 4 pilgrimages to Jerusalem.
He died on his way home from pilgrimage and was buried at an abbey he founded in central France.
Notes for Hildegarde Of Sundgau (Spouse 1)
Her family was from Lorraine.
Notes for Elisabeth De Vendome (Spouse 2)
From Wikipedia:
Elisabeth’s death was recounted in the Chronicles of Saint-Florent: Elisabeth occupied the citadel at Anger with some supporter and while under siege from Fulk, she suffered a fall from a great height, and then was burnt at the stake for adultery.
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