Book of Saints – Adela


ADELA (St.) Widow. (Sept. 8) (11th cent.) The wife of Count Baldwin IV of Flanders who, after her husband’s death, took the veil at the hands of Pope Alexander II (A.D. 1067) and retired to the Benedictine Abbey of Messines, near Ipres, where she died A.D. 1071.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Adela”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 May 2012. Web. 25 September 2020. <>