Humphrys genealogy

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Our common ancestors - Taillefer - Contents


William VI, Count of Angouleme,
mar Marguerite of Turenne [dau of Raymond I of Turenne by his wife Mathilde of Perche, dau of Geoffrey II, Count of Perche],
died 1179,
had issue:

Aymer Taillefer, Count of Angouleme,
mar Alice de Courtenay [descendant of Charlemagne],
had issue:

  1. Isabella Taillefer.
    She mar 1stly to King John and had issue.
    King John died 1216.
    She mar 2ndly, 1220, to Hugh X of Lusignan and had issue.
    She died 1246.
    She was bur Fontevraud Abbey, Anjou, France.

Tomb of Isabella Taillefer, Fontevraud Abbey


Tombs of (left) Isabella Taillefer and (right) her brother-in-law Richard the Lionheart.
Fontevraud Abbey, Anjou, France.
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Effigy of Isabella Taillefer.
Detail from above.

Effigy of Isabella Taillefer.
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Tomb of Isabella Taillefer.
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