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Subject: Re: Henry of Poitou, Abbot of Peterborough 1127-
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2005 20:38:54 EDT

In a message dated 8/4/05 5:24:46 PM Pacific Daylight Time,

<< >From memory, he was an illegitimate son of Duke William the Troubadour
(paternal grandfather of Alienor of Aquitaine) by his mistress Mauberge
(aka Dangerosse, the wife of Aimery, viscount of Ch√Ętellerault and
maternal grandmother of Alienor). >>

How fascinating.
I had Dangereuse in my database twice, never realizing that the wife of
Aumary was the mistress of Guillaume.

Eleanor child of Dangereuse and Aumary, married William Duke of Aquitaine 1121
her mother's lover's son ....

Seems a bit on the unusual side.

Will Johnson

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