Abelard Leroux was a character of The Originals novel series. He was the husband of Ysabelle Dalliencourt, the father of Lily Leroux, and grandfather of Marguerite Leroux.

Abelard is a member of the Leroux Family and a relative of the Dalliencourt Family.


Not much is known about Abelard, except he married Ysabelle and had a daughter named Lily. He died before 1766 leaving his wife a widow.


There is nothing known about Abelard's personality.

Physical Appearance

Not much is known about Abelard's appearance, but Elijah noticed that Lily took some of Abelard's physical characteristics, which was the softness blurring the edges of her features.

Powers and Abilities

Abelard possessed all the powers and abilities of a witch.


Abelard had the typical weaknesses of a standard witch.



  • Abelard is of Old German origin and means "noble strength".
  • Leroux is a French name and it means "the red-haired one". Leroux is also the last name of the Phantom of the Opera author, Gaston Leroux.

See also

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