Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 18760
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): LoPrete , Kimberly A.
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  • Title: The Anglo-Norman Card of Adela of Blois [Adela occupied a high social status and power by virtue of her royal blood (she was the daughter of William the Conqueror), her role as the Countess of Blois, Chartres, and Meaux, and her position as the mother of Stephen, future King of England. She exerted authority as family head, accumulating land holdings and inheritance claims for the family by negotiating marriage alliances between her own family (the Thebaudians) and other powerful dynasties. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Albion 22, 4 (Winter 1990): Pages 567 - 589.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adela, Countess of Blois Anglo- Normans Blois, Loir-et-Cher, France Champagne, France Counts Genealogy Inheritance Land Tenure Marriage Noble Women Normandy Normans Politics Royal Dynasties Royal Family Social History Social Networks Stephen, King of Engl
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  • Geographic Area: France;British Isles
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00951390