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Adela Capet
Birth: 1009, France
Death: Jan. 8, 1079, France

Also known as Adela of France or Adela of Flanders. She was a member of the House of Capet, rulers of France. She first married Richard III Duke of Normandy. As a widow she remarried to Baldwin V of Flanders. One of their children was Matilda of Flanders, the future wife of William The Conqueror, so she was the morther in law of William the Conqueror. She was responsible for establishing the Colleges of Aire & Lille & Harelbeke as well as the abbeys of Messines and Ename. After Baldwin's death she retreated to the convent of Messines near Ypres. There she died and was buried at the monastry. Her commemoration day is 8 september 
 
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 Parents:
   Robert II (972 - 1031)
  Constance d'Arles (____ - 1032)
 
 Spouse:
  Baudouin Comte De Flanders (1012 - 1067)*
 
 Children:
  Baldwin VI Count Of Hainaut (1030 - 1070)*
  Matilda of Flanders (1030 - 1083)*
 
 Siblings:
  Advisa Capet (1003 - 1064)*
  Hugues de France (1007 - 1025)*
  King Henri (1008 - 1060)*
  Adela Capet (1009 - 1079)
  Robert de Bourgogne (1011 - 1076)*
  Constance Capet De Dammartin (1014 - 1052)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sint-Niklaaskerk
Mesen
Arrondissement Ieper
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Plot: Unnown Cemetery
 
Created by: Rik Van Beveren
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
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- S Jones
 Added: Apr. 4, 2017
Princess of France Adela Capet
- PamKH
 Added: Dec. 11, 2016
In memory of my 28th great grandmother.
- Marianne Dillow
 Added: Dec. 10, 2016
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