Count Ranulph POITIERS, I
(Abt 835-Abt 875)
Countess Ranulph POITIERS, I
Count Ranulph Aquitaine POITIERS, II
(Abt 867-Abt 890)
Countess Ranulph POITIERS, II
(Abt 882-)
Count Ebbles Aquitaine POITIERS, II
(Abt 889-Aft 935)


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Princess Adele ENGLAND

Count Ebbles Aquitaine POITIERS, II

  • Born: Abt 889-902, Poitiers, Vienne, France
  • Married: Abt 928, , , France
  • Died: Aft 14 Oct 935-962

   Other names for Ebbles were Ebles, AQUITAINE Duke and POITIERS Count.

   Ancestral File Number: FLHL-N5. User ID: 2420447360.

   General Notes:


Barber Grandparents: 125 Kings, 143 Generations, Ted Butler Bernard and Gertrude Barber Bernard, 1978, McKinney TX, p78: "303S Adele, (D of 297, M of 315); married, 304D Ebbles, Duke ofAquataine, (S of 292, F of 315); also Count of Ponthiou."

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1981, Micropaedia, Vol I, p466, Aquitaine: "...Established as a kingdom by Charlemagne, it bacame a duchy under the counts of Poitiers in the 10th and 11th centuries. The last Duke of Aquitaine was William X, whose daughter Eleanor of Aquitaine successively married Louis VII of France and Henry II of England..."

The New Columbia Encyclopedia, 1975, p129, Aquitaine: "...In 781, Charlemagne, who subdued the native nobles, made Aquitaine into a kingdom for his son Louis (later Emperor of the West). After the death (838) of Louis' son Pepin I, Louis added Aquitaine to the West Frankish kingdom of Neustria (France) and granted it to his youngest son Charles the Bald (II, Emperor of the West). A group of Aquitanian nobles made Pepin's young son, Pepin II, King, and a struggle for control ensued between Charles and the Aquitanian (840-852; 862-865). Charles was the eventual victor. During this period Aquitaine was subject to attacks by both Normans and Muslims. The repeated invasions, combined with the civil wars, weakened Carolingian control over Aquitaine, despite Charles the Bald's victory over Pepin II. Charles' successors were forced to recognize the hereditary rights of a number of independent noble families, and during the 10th century royal influence virtually disappeared. After 973 the counts of Poitou bore the title of Duke of Aquitaine; their controlbeyond Poitou, however was not realized for many years..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.10 9HMB-CK Ebles Count of POITIERS Born Abt 889 Died 14 Oct 962, Ancestral File Ver 4.10 FLHL-N5 Ebles II Poitiers Duke of AQUITAINE Born Abt 902 Poitiers Vienna France Died 935.

   Marriage Information:

Ebbles married Princess Adele ENGLAND, daughter of King Edward Wessex ENGLAND, I and Queen Aelflaed Wessex ENGLAND, about 928 in , , France. (Princess Adele ENGLAND was born about 912 in , Wessex, England and died on 28 Oct.)

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