Godfrey, Count of Namur

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Godfrey, Count of Namur, son of Albert III, Count of Namur and Ida of Saxony, was born between 1067 and 1068.1 He died at Floreffe, France, 19 August 1139, where he was a lay brother in the abbey.2,1

Godfrey married (1) Sibylle, daughter of Roger de Chateau-Porcien, Count and Ermengarde, in 1087;2 he married (2) Ermesinde, daughter of Conrad I, about 1109.1

His first marriage ended in divorce or annullment because of her affair with a neighbor while he was away at war.2

Family 1

Sibylle
Children

Family 2

Ermesinde d. 1141
Children

Citations

  1. [S95] John Brooks Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury (1611 - 1695) and His Wife Mary (Perkins) Bradbury (1615 - 1700) of Salisbury, Massachusetts, 3rd ed. (Madison, Wisconsin: p.p., 2006), 381-388, further cited as Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury.
  2. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 246A-23, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
  3. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 163-26.
  4. [S248] George Andrews Moriarty, The Plantagenet Ancestry of King Edward III and Queen Philippa (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Society, 1985), 128, further cited as Moriarty, Plantagenet Ancestry.