Geoffrey V "le Bel" Plantagenêt Comté d'Anjou et duc de Normandie
- Born: 24 Aug 1113, Anjou 160,529,833
- Marriage (1): Queen Matilda "the Empress" Princess of England on 24 May 1127 in Le Mans Cathedral, Anjou 160,529
- Partnership (2): Adélaide de Angers
- Died: 7 Sep 1151, Château-du-Loir at age 38 160,529,883
- Buried: 1157, Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Anjou 883
Another name for Geoffrey was Geoffrey V "the Fair." Count of Anjou.
~Richardson's Plantagenet Ancestry, pg. 188 599
~ Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants, Vol. II, p. 83. Matilda, daughter of Henry I, wife of Geoffroy V Plantagnêt, and mother of Henry II, King of England. 529
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 1:23, 83:26, father of Hamelin, 5th Earl of Surrey, 118:25 , 123:25, 225:35 160
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Geoffrey was surnamed Plantagenêt, which is the name of a flower he swore in his hat. His father was Fulk V, comté de Anjou, and his mother was Aremburga, daughter of Hélias I, comté de Maine. Geoffrey succeeded his father as the count of Anjou in 1129, and on 19 Jan 1144, he was proclaimed Duke of Normany after he conquered the duchy. He married, as her second husband, Empress Matilda, daughter of Henry I, King of England, and Matilda of Scotland. Geoffrey died 7 Sep 1151, at Château de Loire, and was buried in the La Mans Cathedral in Anjou.
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"The nickname "Plantagenet," sometimes used for Geoffrey, only became a name for the entire dynasty in later years, and was not used by his immediate descendants, the first appearance of "Plantagenêt" as a surname being in the fifteenth century."
Richard Plantagnêt, third Duke of York, was the first to use the name Plantagnét, which was a symbol used by Geoffrey.160
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 225:35
• Web Reference: The House of Plantagenet - The Counts of Anjou.
• Web Reference: House of Plantagenêt from Wikipedia.
• Web Reference: Geoffrey Plantagenêt from Wikipedia.
Geoffrey married Queen Matilda "the Empress" Princess of England, daughter of Henry I "Beauclerc" King of England and Ætheling ingen Mail Coluim, on 24 May 1127 in Le Mans Cathedral, Anjou 160.,529 (Queen Matilda "the Empress" Princess of England was born about Apr 1103 in Royal Palace, Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire, England,160 died on 10 Sep 1167 in Rouen, Seine-Inferieure, Normandy 160,528 and was buried in Sep 1167 in Abbaye de Bec 1078.)
Geoffrey had a relationship with Adélaide de Angers.