Some articles on countess ada:
... According to inscriptions within the town of Haddington, Countess Ada's residence was located near the present day County buildings and Sheriff Court ... Countess Ada died in 1178 and is thought to be buried locally ... the Lion's wife, Ermengarde de Beaumont, is said to have taken to her bed in Countess Ada's house to bear the future Alexander II ...
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