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Adele of Vermandois

Adele of Vermandois

French noble woman
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro French noble woman
Occupations Politician
Gender female
Death (Bruges, Arrondissement of Bruges, West Flanders, Flemish Region)
Mother: Adela of France
Father: Herbert IICount of Vermandois
Siblings: Herbert III of OmoisAdalbert ICount of VermandoisEudes of VermandoisRobert of VermandoisHugh of Vermandois
Spouse: Arnulf ICount of Flanders
Children: Baldwin IIICount of FlandersLiutgarde of FlandersHildegard of Flanders
The details

Adele of Vermandois (bef. 915–960) was both a Carolingian as well as a Robertian Frankish noblewoman who was the Countess of Flanders (934–960).


Adele, born c. 910–915 was a daughter of Herbert II of Vermandois and his wife, Adele, daughter of Robert I of France. She died in 960 in Bruges.

In 934 Adele married Count Arnulf I of Flanders (c. 890 – 965). Together they had the following children:

  • Hildegarde, born c. 934, died 990; she married Dirk II, Count of Holland.
  • Liutgard, born in 935, died in 962; married Wichmann IV, Count of Hamaland.
  • Egbert, died 953.
  • Baldwin III of Flanders. (c. 940 – 962). Married Mathilde Billung of Saxony (c. 940 - 1008), daughter of Hermann Billung, and had issue, Arnulf II, Count of Flanders (c. 960 – 987), who succeeded as count after Arnulf I, skipping one generation.
  • Elftrude; married Siegfried, Count of Guînes.


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