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From: "Todd A. Farmerie" <>
Subject: Re: Henry of Poitou, Abbot of Peterborough 1127-
Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2005 16:34:11 -0600
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Peter Stewart wrote:
> Richardson wrote:
>>King Henry I and Count Guillaume of Poitou were both descended from
>>the Dukes of Normandy and from the French kings. I assume Henry of
>>Poitou shared both of these connections as well. Can anyone identify
>>Henry of Poitou's parentage?
>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 Châtellerault and
> maternal grandmother of Alienor).
I have a chart that shows him as legitimate son of William. I don't
trust this chart as far as I can throw it, but since Peter was going
from memory, can anyone confirm his account.
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