Aymer de Taillefer, b. ca. 1160 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 16 June 1202 in Limoges, France

Father: William VI of Angouleme, b. ca. 1140 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 7 August 1187 in Messina, Sicily, Italy
Mother: Marguerite de Turenne, b. ca. 1141 in Turenne, France

Spouse: Alice de Courtenay, b. ca. 1176 in France

Father: Peter of France, b. 1125 in France, d. ca. 1182 in Holy Land, Palestine, cause of death was the 1147 Crusade
Mother: Elizabeth de Courtenay, b. ca. 1150 in France, d. ca. 1206 in France
Married bef. 1188

Children:

  1. Isabella of Angoulême, b. ca. 1188 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. John Lackland, King of England, 24 August 1200 in Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France, m. Hugh X de Lusignan, May 1217/20 in Valence, France, d. 4 June 1246 in Fontevrault, Maine-et-Loire, France

William VI of Angouleme, d. 1179 in Messina, Sicily, Italy

Father: Wulgrin II of Angouleme, b. ca. 1089, d. 16 November 1140
Mother: Pontia de la Marche
William is also known as William Taillefer IV.

Spouse: Marguerite de Turenne, b. ca. 1141 in Turenne, France

Father: Raymond I of (Turin) Turenne, d. ca. 1152
Mother: Maude de Perche, b. 1105 in France, d. 1143
Married aft. 1148.

Children:

  1. Wulgrin III of Angouleme, d. 1181
  2. William VII of Angouleme, d. 1186
  3. Aymer de Taillefer, b. ca. 1166 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Alice de Courtenay, d. 1218 in Angouleme, Charente, France

Spouse: Emma de Limoges, b. ca. 1138 in Limoges, Haute Vienne, France

Father: Ademar III de Limoges, b. ca. 1100 in Limoges, Haute Vienne, France
Mother: Graule Taillefer, b. ca. 1118 in Angouleme, Charente, France
Married bef. 1160.

Wulgrin II of Angouleme, b. ca. 1089, d. 16 November 1140

Father: William V of Angouleme, b. ca. 1084 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 16 April 1118 in France
Mother: Vitapoy de Benauges, b. ca. 1086 in Benauges, Gironde, France

Spouse: Pontia de la Marche

Father: Roger "the Poitevin" de Montgomery, b. ca. 1060s in Marche, Poitou, France, d. aft. 1102
Mother: Almodis de la Marche, b. ca. 1062 in Marche, Poitou, France
Married ca. 1135.

Children:

  1. William VI of Angouleme, b. ca. 1140 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Marguerite de Turenne, aft. 1148, m. Emma de Limoges, bef. 1160, d. 7 August 1187 in Messina, Sicily, Italy

Spouse: Amable de Châtellerault

Married

Children:

  1. Fulk of Angouleme
  2. Geoffrey "Martel" of Angouleme
  3. Daughter of Angouleme

William V of Angouleme, b. ca. 1084 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 16 April 1118 in France

Father: Fulk of Angouleme, b. ca. 1015 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 1087/9
Mother: Cundo Vagena, b. ca. 1062 in Angouleme, Charente, France
William is also known as William Taillefer III. He is descended from the Count of Angoumois of the ninth century. He began the building of the Cathedral of St. Pierre in 1105.

Spouse: Vitapoy de Benauges, b. ca. 1086 in Benauges, Gironde, France

Father: Amanieu Seigneur de Benauges & St. Macaire, b. 1060 in Benauges, Gironde, France
Married ca. 1107.

Children:

  1. Wulgrin II of Angouleme, b. ca. 1089, m. Pontia de la Marche, ca. 1135, m. Amable de Châtellerault, d. 16 November 1140

Fulk of Angouleme, b. ca. 1015 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 1087/9

Father: Geoffrey of Angouleme, b. ca. 988 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Anceline, d. 1048
Mother: Petronille de Archaic, b. ca. 994 in Bonteville, France

Spouse: Cundo Vagena, b. ca. 1062 in Angouleme, Charente, France

Father: Qunormau Vagena, b. ca. 1038 in France
Married.

Children:

  1. William V of Angouleme, b. ca. 1084 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Vitapoy de Benauges, ca. 1107, d. 16 April 1118 in France

Geoffrey of Angouleme, b. ca. 988 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Anceline, d. 1048

Father: William II of Angouleme, d. March 1028
Mother: Ermengarde I of Anjou, b. ca. 956, m. Conan I "The Crooked", 980, d. ca. 1024

Spouse: Petronille de Archaic, b. ca. 994 in Bonteville, France

Married ca. 1014 in Angouleme, Charente, France.

Children:

  1. Fulk of Angouleme, b. ca. 1015 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Cundo Vagena, d. 1087/9

William II of Angouleme, d. March 1028

Father: Arnald II Manzer
Spouse: Ermengarde I of Anjou, b. ca. 956, m. Conan I "The Crooked", 980, d. ca. 1024
Father: Geoffrey I Grisgonell of Anjou, b. ca. 938 in Anjou, France, d. 21 July 987 in Anjou, France
Mother: Adele of Meaux, b. 934 in Vermandois, Normandy, France, m. Charles I, Duke of Lower Lorraine, d. ca. 982 in Anjou, France
Married 994/1000

Children:

  1. Alduin of Angouleme, m. Alaisia de Gas&cdetil;ogne, d. 1032
  2. Geoffrey of Angouleme, b. ca. 988 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Petronille de Archaic, m. Anceline, d. 1048
  3. Fulk of Angouleme, m. Aynors
  4. Odon of Angouleme
  5. Arnauld of Angouleme, died young
  6. William of Angouleme, died young

Arnald II Manzer, d. ca. 988

Father: William "Taillefer" I, d. August 962

Children:

  1. William II of Angouleme, m. Ermengarde I of Anjou, 994/1000, d. March 1028

William "Taillefer" I, d. August 962

Father: Alduin I of Angouleme, d. 27 March 916
He was also known as William II of Angouleme. He got the nickname "Taillefer" from the way he cut down a Norman sea-king (Storis) through his coat of mail. This nickname was used by later members of his family, especially those who were counts of Angouleme.

Children:

  1. Ademar II of Angouleme
  2. Arnald II Manzer, d. ca. 988

Alduin I of Angouleme, d. 27 March 916

Father: Wulgrin I, Count of Angouleme, b. ca. 830, d. 3 May 886
Mother: Regelindis (Roselinde)

Children:

  1. William "Taillefer" I, d. August 962

Wulgrin I, Count of Angouleme, b. ca. 830, d. 3 May 886

Father: Vulfard (Wulfard), Count of Flavigny
Mother: Suzanne of Paris
Spouse: Regelindis (Roselinde)
Father: Bernard of Septimania, b. 795, d. 844, cause of death was execution
Mother: Dhuoda Sanchez
Married

Children:

  1. William I of Angouleme
  2. Alduin I of Angouleme, d. 27 March 916
  3. Sancha of Angouleme, m. Adémar, Count of Angouleme

Vulfard (Wulfard), Count of Flavigny

Spouse: Suzanne of Paris

Father: Beggo, Count of Toulouse, d. 816
Married

Children:

  1. Wulgrin I, Count of Angouleme, b. ca. 830, d. 3 May 886
  2. Hilduin "The Young", Abbot of Saint-Denis
  3. Adalard of Paris

Bernard of Septimania, b. 795, d. 844, cause of death was execution

Father: William of Gellone, b. 755 in France, d. 28 May 812/4 in Gellone, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Mother: Guitburgi
Bernard was the Duke of Septimania, count of Barcelona and Carcassonne, and a close counsellor to Emperor Louis "the Pious".
Spouse: Dhuoda Sanchez
Dhuoda may be the daughter of Sancho I Loupez of Gascony
Married 29 June 824 in Aachen

Children:

  1. William of Septimania
  2. Bernard Plantapilosa, b. 22 March 841 in Uzéz, m. Ermengard of Auvergne, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, d. 886
  3. Regelindis (Roselinde), m. Wulgrin I, Count of Angouleme

William of Gellone, b. 755 in France, d. 28 May 812/4 in Gellone, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Father: Thierry (Theodoric) IV, Count of Toulouse and Autun, b. ca. 720, d. ca. 782
Mother: Auda (Aldana) van Martel, b. 732, d. bef. 755
William is also known as William of Aquitaine, Guillaume d’Orange, and Guillaume Fierabrace. Willaim retired to the monastery he built in Gellone (now called Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert) and died there. It was said that upon his death the bells at Orange rang on their own. He was canonized in 1066 by Pope Alexander II, his feast day is May 28.

Spouse: Gunegunde

Married

Children:

  1. Guitcar of Gellone
  2. Gotcelmo of Gellone
  3. Helmbruc of Gellone
  4. Rotlinde van Bobbio van Gellone
Spouse: Guitburgi
It is not known if Guitbergi was a wife or concubine, but in his will dated 28 January 804 William called her his wife. She may have been the widow of the Moorish wali of Orange, and her name prior to her baptism was Orable. She is thought to be the mother of Bernard, but maybe not William's other children.
Married

Children:

  1. Bernard of Septimania, b. 795, m. Dhuoda Sanchez, d. 844, cause of death was execution

Thierry (Theodoric) IV, Count of Toulouse and Autun, b. ca. 720, d. ca. 782 Spouse: Auda (Aldana) van Martel, b. 732, d. bef. 755

Father: Charles "The Hammer" Martel, King of the Franks, b. ca. 676 in Heristal, Liege, Belgium, d. 22 October 741 in Quierzy, Aisne, France
Mother: Chrotrud (Rotrude), Duchess of Austrasia, b. ca. 690 in Austrasia, France, d. 724
Married 742

Children:

  1. William of Gellone, b. 755 in France, m. Gunegunde, m. Guitburgi, d. 28 May 812/4 in Gellone, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
  2. Alda of Gellone, b. ca. 770, m. Fredalon
  3. Adelhelm of Autun

Beggo, Count of Toulouse, d. 816

Father: Gerard I, Count of Paris, d. 779
Mother: Rotrude
Beggo married either Amaudru, illigitimate daughter of Charlemagne, or Alpais (Alpheidis), daughter of Louis "the Pious".

Children:

  1. Leuthard II of Paris, b. ca. 806, d. 858/69
  2. Eberhard of Paris
  3. Landrade of Paris
  4. Suzanne of Paris, m. Vulfard (Wulfard), Count of Flavigny
  5. Engeltrude of Toulouse, m. Unruoch II, Duke of Friuli

Gerard I, Count of Paris, d. 779

Spouse: Rotrude

Father: Carloman, b. ca. 714
Married

Children:

  1. Stephen, Count of Paris
  2. Leuthard I of Paris
  3. Beggo, Count of Toulouse, d. 816

Carloman, b. 706/16, d. 17 August 754

Father: Charles "The Hammer" Martel, King of the Franks, b. ca. 676 in Heristal, Liege, Belgium, d. 22 October 741 in Quierzy, Aisne, France
Mother: Chrotrud (Rotrude), Duchess of Austrasia, b. ca. 690 in Austrasia, France, d. 724

Children:

  1. Drogo, Mayor of the Palace
  2. Rotrude, m. Gerard I, Count of Paris

Qunormau Vagena, b. ca. 1038 in France

Children:

  1. Cundo Vagena, b. ca. 1062 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Foulques Taillefer

Amanieu Seigneur de Benauges & St. Macaire, b. 1060 in Benauges, Gironde, France

Children:

  1. Vitapoy de Benauges, b. ca. 1086 in Benauges, Gironde, France, m. Guillaume III Taillefer, ca. 1107

Wulgrin III of Angouleme, d. 1181

Father: William VI of Angouleme, b. ca. 1140 in Angouleme, Charente, France, d. 7 August 1187 in Messina, Sicily, Italy
Mother: Marguerite de Turenne, b. ca. 1141 in Turenne, France

Children:

  1. Matilde of Angouleme, b. ca. 1165 in Angouleme, Charente, France, m. Hugh IX "le Brun" of Lusignan, ca. 1179