Emma d'Anjou

Brief Life History of Emma

Emma d'Anjou was born on 19 May 1138, in Normandy, France as the daughter of Geoffrey 'Plantagenet' Comte de Anjou. She married David ap Owain Gwynedd in 1174, in Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died in May 1203, in Anjou, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

David ap Owain Gwynedd
1134–1204
Emma d'Anjou
1138–1203
Marriage: 1174
Owain ap Daffydd
1176–1203

Sources (10)

  • Henry I, King of England, in Burke's The Royal Families of England, Scotland and Wales, pg. Part 1, ix and x [See document in the Memories section]
  • Bartrum, P.B. (1980). Welsh Genealogies AD 200 - 1400. Univ. of Wales Press.
  • Schwennicke, D. (1980). Europaische Stammtafeln 2, pp. table 82, generation 5.

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Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with fused preposition d(e) ‘from’, for someone from Anjou, a former province of western France (see Langevin ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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