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From: "Penelope Edwards" <>
Subject: Re: Adelaide, sister or half-sister to William I
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 2003 14:21:23 +0000 (UTC)
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Penelope Edwards <> wrote in message
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> Dear Newsgroup,
>
> I am trying to ascertain whether Adelaide was sister or half-sister to
> William I, and who were the parents of Matilda, Countess of Huntingdon?
>
> Some sources state that Adelaide married Waltheof, Earl of Huntingdon
(beh.
> 1075) and had a daughter, Matilda, Countess of Huntingdon.
>
> Other sources state that it was Judith (daughter of Adelaide) who married
> Earl Waltheof and had a daughter, Matilda, Countess of Huntingdon.
>
> Were Adelaide's parents - Harlette (William I's mother) and Harlevin,
> Seigneur de Conteville? This would make William and Adelaide half-brother
> and half-sister, respectively.
>
> I am sure the postings will be very interesting on these subjects.
>
> Bye for now,
>
>
> Penelope
>
>



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