Person:Geoffrey Taillefer (1)

Geoffrey I _____, Count of Angoulême
m. Abt 985
  1. Hilduin of AngoulêmeEst 996 - 1032
  2. Geoffrey I _____, Count of AngoulêmeEst 998 - 1048
  1. Humberge d’AngoulêmeEst 1015 - Bet 1068 & 1071
  2. Fulk d’Angoulême, Count of AngoulêmeEst 1016 - 1087
  3. Geoffrey Rudel d’AngoulêmeEst 1018 - Aft 1089
  4. Gerberge d’AngoulêmeEst 1019 - Bet 1060 & 1068
  5. _____ d’AngoulêmeEst 1021 -
  6. Arnaud d’AngoulêmeEst 1023 - Aft 1076
  7. Mainard d’AngoulêmeEst 1025 - Aft 1047
  8. Guillaume d’AngoulêmeEst 1027 - 1076
  9. Ademar d'AngoulêmeEst 1029 - 1101
Facts and Events
Name Geoffrey I _____, Count of Angoulême
Gender Male
Birth? Est 998 Angoulême, Charente, FranceHouse of Taillefer
Marriage to Petronille d'Archaic
Death[1][4] Dec 1048 Angoulême, Charente, France
Reference Number? Q528025?

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Geoffrey (died 1048) was the Count of Angoulême from 1032. His brother Alduin II succeeded their father, William II, as Count in 1028, but the brothers quarrelled over their inheritance in the Bordelais. In a settlement that year, Alduin granted three quarters of the newer castle (the old one still stood) at Blavia (Blaye) to Geoffrey in beneficio, keeping the remaining quarter for himself as an allod. Their quarrel had given opportunity to the Saintonge to rebel, and the counts lost control of it, being reduced to "minor nobles dependent upon the dukes of Aquitaine".

In 1047, Count Geoffrey I of Anjou imported moneyers from Angoulême to staff his new mint at Saintes, which his father had taken over during the previous rebellion.

He had a son by Petronilla of Archiac, who succeeded him in title and territory:

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