Saint Adela of Flanders

September 8 

Country: Flanders Date: c 1009- 1077

Family: Parents: Father- Robert II of France Mother- Constance De Toulouse Husband: Count Baldwin IV of Flanders Children: Maud of Flanders

Ancestors: Ancestry past parentage is unknown.

Descendents: Edward I Longshanks King of England. Edward III Plantagenet, and Edward IV Plantagenet of England.

Biography: Adela was the wife of Count Baldwin IV of Flanders. She was a Benedictine noblewoman. When the count died, she entered the Benedictines, receiving the habit from Pope Alexander II. Adela served as a nun until her death, retiring to the Benedictine convent near Ypres.

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