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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: Constance of Toulouse--Still a conflict :-(
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 1999 17:46:49 -0400
R. Ben Madison wrote:
> Todd A. Farmerie wrote in message <>...
> >> Unfortunately, the two Williams don't synch up. Once source says William
> >> (Constance's father) is William III Taillefer (947-1037) Count of
> >> Toulouse, son of Raymond III of Toulouse.
> >> The other source says William (Constance's father) is William I of Arles
> >> (950-994), Count of Avignon and Arles, son of Boso II of Provence.
> >The second is correct.
> Drat! I was hoping it was the Toulouse line! Oh well...
There is one possible (far from definite) line from a family which held
Toulouse. The founder of the Counts of Provence is said to have married
the daughter of William I of Aquitaine (IIRC). This would explain the
passage of the names William and Boso into the Counts of Provence.
> >For a good discussion of these people see the
> >Thierry Stasser article on Adele d'Anjou, which has been mentioned in
> >this group several times.
> I'm quite new to the group--could you point me to this article? It sounds
> like something I'd want to read.
How is your French?
Stasser, Th., 'Adélaïde d'Anjou, sa famille, ses unions, sa
descendance', Le Moyen Age 103 (1997) 1, 9-52 .
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