|Born||circa 1067||Born At|
|Died||1137||Buried At||Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen|
|Father||William (I, the Conqueror, King of England 1066-1087)||Mother||Matilda (of Flanders)|
|Born||circa 1067 /|
|Died||1137 / Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen|
Family Tree Details
|Father:||William (I, the Conqueror, King of England 1066-1087) (b.1028 - d.1087)|
|Mother:||Matilda (of Flanders) (b.1031? - d.1083)|
Adela (of Normandy) (b.1067? - d.1137)
+Stephen (count of Blois) (b.1045? - d.1102)
= Theobald (V)
= Stephen (of Blois, king of England 1135-1154) (b.1100 - d.1154)
| +Matilda (Countess of Boulogne, Queen of England) ( - d.1152)
| = Baldwin (of Boulogne) (b.1126 - d.1135?)
| = Eustace (IV, Count of Boulogne) (b.1129? - d.1153)
| +Constance (Countess of Toulouse) ( - d.1176)
= Henry (of Blois, Bishop of Winchester) ( - d.1171)
Adela, the daughter of William the Conqueror married Stephen, Count of Blois who could have been twenty years older than herself.This marriage could have occurred as early as 1080 but that would have made Adela only thirteen years old.
Adela, the mother of King Stephen, died at Marcigny Convent where she had retired to become a nun,
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A Medieval Mystery
There appear to be some strange connections between the fourteenth century Old Wardour Castle and ancient stone circle Stonehenge.
Old Wardour Castle appears to be aligned to ancient sites in the Stonehenge landscape.
Stonehenge is aligned to the Summer Solstice. Old Wardour has a very similar alignment.
Could the builders of Old Wardour used mesaurements from Stonehenge to layout the geometrical keep?