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Subject: Adeliza theory
Author: Miranda   (Authenticated as Randee15)
Date: May 14, 2005 at 3:08:34 PM
This question was asked before by Jessica: http://snipurl.com/ewez. But nobody answered her.

Adeliza of Aquitaine (1103-1151) was the wife of Henry I of England and sister of Jocelin I of Louvain. Another bearer was Adelaide of England (c. 1055-?), daughter of William the Conqueror, who is sometimes referred to as Adeliza for some reason.

Now, I'm theorising that Adeliza is a contracted, altered form of Adalheidis (see Adelaide). I'm thinking it could've evolved like this: Adalheidis → Adalis → Adaliz → Adaliza → Adeliza. Or maybe some sort of similar path?

Does this look like sound theory to you guys? Or could it be that Adeliza arose from a different source?


Miranda
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