See also

Godfrey (c. 1060-1139)

1. Godfrey I of Leuven, Duke of Lower Lotharingia, son of Henry II of Leuven ( - ) and The Countess Adela ( - ), was born circa 1060. He died on 25 January 1139. He was buried in Abbey Church of Affligem. He married Ida.

 

Godfrey I of Leuven (c. 1060 – 25 January 1139), Duke of Lower Lotharingia, Landgrave of Brabant, Count of Brussels and Leuven, also known as Godfrey the Bearded, was a nobleman in what is now Belgium and the Netherlands. As Duke of Lower Lotharingia, he is usually named Godfrey VI.

Godfrey was the son of Henry II of Leuven and a countess called Adela (origin unknown). Godfrey was accorded the Duchy of Lower Lotharingia in 1106 by the German Emperor, despite rival claims from the House of Limburg. He was deposed by the King of Germany Lothair III in 1129, but nevertheless maintained the title.

 

Ida and Godfrey I of Leuven, Duke of Lower Lotharingia had the following children:

 

Adeliza of Louvain (1103-1151). Adeliza was born in 1103. She was a Queen Consort of the Kingdom of England. She married Henry I KING OF ENGLAND on 2 February 1121. She died on 23 April 1151 in Abbey of Affligem, Brabant. She was buried in Abbey Church of Affligem.

Second Generation

2. Henry II of Leuven married The Countess Adela.

 

3. The Countess Adela has few details recorded about her. She and Henry II of Leuven had the following children:

 

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Godfrey I of Leuven, Duke of Lower Lotharingia (c. 1060-1139)