Guillaume IX Duc d'Aquitaine VII Comté de Poitou
- Born: Abt 22 Oct 1071, Poitou, Aquitaine 160
- Marriage: Philippa de Toulouse in 1094 in Aquitaine 160,1002
- Died: 10 Feb 1126/7, Poitou, Aquitaine about age 54 160
Other names for Guillaume were William IX Duke of Aquitaine and VII Count of Poitou and William of Aquitaine.
~Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 110:24, William V, of Poitou, IX of Aquitain, was a crusader in 1101 and the first known singer-poet in the vernacular. He married Philippa of Toulouse, daughter of William IV Count of Toulouse and Emma of Mortain. 160
Noted events in his life were:
• Web Reference: Charles Cawley's Medieval Lands, Guillaume d'Aquitaine .
Guillaume d'Aquitaine, son of another Guillaume d'Aquitaine and his third wife, Hildegarde de Bourgogne (Capet). The Chronicle of Saint-Maxence records the birth "1071 XI Kal Nov" of "Goffredo duci…Guillelmus filius" [Chronicon sancti Maxentii Pictavensis, Chroniques des Eglises d'Anjou, p. 405]. "Willelmi filius eius" subscribed the donation by "Willelmus dux Aquitanorum" of property to St Cyprien, Poitiers by charter dated (Circa 1073/87) . He succeeded his father as the Duke of Aquitaine in 1086.
Guillaume's first wife was Ermengarde d'Anjou, daughter of Foulques IV comté d'Anjou and his wife Hildegarde de Baugency. Ermendard divorced Guillaume and remarried Alain IV Duc de Brittany. Guillaume's second wife, Philippa de Toulouse, daughter of Guillaume IV comté de Toulous & his wife Emma de Mortain. This marriage also ended in divorce after they had at least six children. Her complaint was that her husband had abandoned her for "Malberge wife of the vicomte de Châtellerault" [Orderic Vitalis, Vol. VI, Book XII, p. 259]. After her divorce she became a nun. The necrology of the Prieuré de Fontaines records the death "28 Nov" of "Philippa monacha, Pictavensis comitissa" [Obituaires de Sens Tome IV, Prieuré de Fontaines, p. 193].
Guillaume married Philippa de Toulouse, daughter of Guillaume IV Comte de Toulouse et Duc de Narbonne and Emma de Mortaigne, in 1094 in Aquitaine 160.,1002 (Philippa de Toulouse was born in 1073 in Toulouse, died on 28 Nov 1117 in Fontévrault Abbey, Anjou 1002 and was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, Anjou.)