Geoffrey Plantagenet 1113 – 1151

Geoffrey Plantagenet

Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou, was the son of Fulk V of Anjou and Ermengarde, Countess of Maine. He was the second husband of the daughter of Henry I of England, Empress Matilda. The name Plantagenet was coined because he generally wore a sprig of broom (planta genista) on his hat. He was the father of King Henry II of England.

 Family tree for Geoffrey Count of Anjou,  showing:


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Heather Y Wheeler. (2017 – 2020). Geoffrey Plantagenet 1113 – 1151. Available: Last accessed May 1st, 2024