1113 - 1151 (38 years)
||Geoffrey Plantagent "le Bon" V, Count of Anjou |
||24 Aug 1113
||7 Sep 1151
||Mans, St. Julian's Church
||28 May 2004 |
||Matilda (Maud) Beauclerc, Queen of England, b. 04 Nov 1102, Middlesex, England , d. 10 Sep 1167, Abbey of Notre Dame des Prâes, Rouen (Age 64 years) |
||22 May 1128
||Le Mans Cathedral, Anjou
| ||1. Hamelin Plantagenet, b. 11130, Normandy, France , d. Apr 1202, England (Age 72 years)|
| ||2. Geoffrey Plantagent- Count of Nantes, d. 1158|
| ||3. William Plantagent, Count of Poitou, d. 1164|
| ||4. Henry Plantagent II "Curtmantle", King of England, b. 5 Mar 1133, Le Mans, Sarthe, France , d. 6 Jul 1189, Chinon, Indre-Et-Loire, France (Age 56 years)|
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Count Geoffrey V "le Bon" - "The Handsome" Plantagenet
Known as Count of Anjou
Queen Matilda - - King Henry I, in 1127, when a new alliance was made at Rouen, bethrothed his daughter Maud (or Maltilda) to Goeffrey Plantagenet.
She was the widow of Emperor Henry V., Emporer of the Roman Empire. She was known as "The Empress" of England.
Count Geoffrey - was Count of Anjou Count of Anjou, Maine, and Touraine in 1129.
Was the first to assume the name Plantagenet. Usually wore on his helmet a sprig of the broom and the French words for this (plante and genet) became the English name Plantagenet.
From the first Geoffrey tried to profit by his amrriage and after the death of Henry I, laid the foundation for the conquest of Normandy.