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  Arnulf I, Count of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arnulf I of Flanders (c.890-March 27, 965), known as Arnulf the Great, was the third count of Flanders.
Arnulf was the son of count Baldwin II of Flanders and Ælfthryth, daughter of Alfred the Great.
Arnulf made his eldest son and heir Baldwin III of Flanders co-ruler in 958, but Baldwin died untimely in 962, so Arnulf was succeeded by Baldwin's infant son, Arnulf II of Flanders.
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 Station Information - Arnulf I of Flanders
Arnulf I of Flanders (died 965), known as Arnulf the Great, was count of Flanders from 918 to 965.
Arnulf was the son of count Baldwin II of Flanders.
Arnulf's eldest son and heir Baldwin III died in 962, so Arnulf was succeeded by Baldwin's infant son, Arnulf II of Flanders.
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 Arnulf II, Count of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arnulf II of Flanders (960 or 961 – March 30, 988) was Count of Flanders from 965 until his death.
Baldwin III died in 962, when Arnulf was just an infant, and with Arnulf's grandfather count Arnulf I of Flanders still alive.
By the time Arnulf attained his majority in 976, Flanders had lost some of the southern territory acquired by Arnulf I. The latter had given some parts of Picardy to King Lothar of France to help assure his grandson's succession, and gave Boulogne as a fief to another relative.
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 The Low Countries: 5.3 County of Vlaanderen
Originally, Flanders was inhibited by the Celts, driven West- and Southwards by the Germans.
From that small area, named Flanders, Baldwin II and his grandson Arnulf I expanded Flanders to the South between 879 and 965, whereas Baldwin IV and Baldwin V expanded to the east between 988 and 1067, conquering land that was part of the German Empire.
Flanders took part in the War of Eighty Years (1568-1648) only in the beginning, but was soon enough under the control of Spain.
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 Baldwin II of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
He was the son of Baldwin I of Flanders and Judith, a daughter of Charles the Bald.
The marriage was motivated by the common Flemish-English opposition to the Vikings, and was the start of an alliance that was a mainstay of Flemish policy for centuries to come.
He died at and was succeeded by his eldest son Arnulf I of Flanders.
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 All My Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
This Arnulf (Arnoul) passed his earlier life at the court of Theodebert II, king of Austrasia; through the marriage of his elder son with a daughter of Pepin of Landen St. Begga), he became an ancestor of the Carolingian dynasty.
Arnulf made further attempts to resign his offices, but it was not till 629 that he was able to retire to the Vosges mountains.
Children were: BALDWIN VI Count of Flanders, Robert I (the Frisian) count of Flanders 1071-93, Matilda (Maud) of Flanders.
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 LOUIS VII. OF FRANCE - LoveToKnow Article on LOUIS VII. OF FRANCE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
On the death of William Longsword, duke of Normandy, who had been assassinated by Arnulf, count of Flanders, in December 942, Louis endeavoured to obtain possession of the person of Richard, the young son and heir of the late duke.
For a while Louis had Flanders absolutely at his disposal, but he had hardly left William alone (1127) when his brutal oppression roused both towns and nobles, who declared that Louis had no right to interfere in Flanders.
In 1213 he led the campaign against Ferrand, count of Flanders; in 1214, while Philip Augustus was winning the victory of Bouvines, he held John of England in check, and was victorious at La Roche-aux-Moines.
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 ORB -- The Rollonid Principality 2.4
Arnulf had, through the 930s, expanded his power in the area, disinheriting his nephews and seizing the counties of Boulogne and the Ternois for himself.
Arnulf then made an alliance with Herbert of Vermandois, marrying Herbert's sister; he now was secure on his southern border, which freed him to turn his attention to the Rollonid Principality.
Arnulf responded to William's attack by invading Ponthieu and capturing Montreuil from Herluin, the count of Ponthieu.
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 FLANDERS (Flem. Vlaanderen) - Online Information article about FLANDERS (Flem. Vlaanderen)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The reign of Arnulf was terminated by his death in 989, and he was followed by his son Baldwin IV., named Barbatus or the Bearded.
Nijmwegen (1679) and others—a large slice of the southern portion of the old county of Flanders became French territory and was known as French Flanders.
From 1795 to 1814 Flanders, with the rest of the Belgic provinces, was incorporated in France, and was divided into two departments—departement de l'Escaut and departementde la Lys.
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 Baron Geoffrey FitzPiers - Patrick Flynn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Countess Marguerite of Flanders was born in 1135.
Comtesse Marguerite of Flanders was born in 1202.
Countess Yolande of Flanders was born in 1176.
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Flanders (Vlaanderen in Dutch, Flandre or Flandres in French) is the name for the Dutch-speaking northern region of the federal state of Belgium, covering 13,522 km² and containing nearly six million of the country's 10.3 million inhabitants.
The ensemble of Dutch dialects spoken in Belgium is often referred to as Flemish (Vlaams), although Flemish proper is spoken by a minority (1,050,000 in West Flanders and 230,000 outside Belgium) and the standard language used elsewhere in Flanders is the same as in the Netherlands.
The remainder of Flanders came under the rule of the counts of neighbouring Hainaut in 1191.
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 Saints of August 15   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Born in Flanders; died at Oudenbourg (Aldenburg), Bruges, Flanders (Belgium), in 1087.
Arnulf was a French nobleman and soldier who rendered distinguished service to King Robert and King Henry I, when, about 1060, he entered the Benedictine monastery of Saint Médard in Soissons.
When deputies announced the decision of the council to Arnulf, he responded: "Leave a sinner to offer to God some fruits of penance; and compel not a madman to take upon him a charge which requires so much wisdom." Nevertheless, he was compelled to undertake the burdensome position.
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Arnulf was of a Flemish noble family with an incredible pedigree and many lines of descent from Charlemagne.
Arnulf, after enjoying 29 happy and successful years in England, was accused in 1095 of having joined Robert de Mowbray, Earl of Northumberland, in his rebellion against King William II (Rufus) and was about to be executed when the pope requested William Rufus to produce an army for the First Crusade.
Arnulf was reprieved, provided he fought a judicial duel and won, and that he surrendered some of his English assets and some of his Flemish assets, and also that he agreed to join the First Crusade, all of which he accepted.
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 Flanders, Brittany, Burgundy, Anjou, Normandy, Blois, Champagne, Toulouse, etc.
Another reason for the significance of Flanders, of less significance in the long run but rather spectacular (if sordid) at the time, was that a Count of Flanders, Baldwin IX, was installed by the Fourth Crusade as the Roman Emperor in Constantinople.
Marrying Margaret, the heiress of Flanders, Philip began a process of adding, by marriage and conquest, to the Burgundian domain, expanding it into a rival to the throne of France itself.
Flanders was one of the most prosperous places in Europe, giving the Duke a major source of revenue, and the Free County gave him a foothold in the Empire and in the old Kingdom of Burgundy.
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 Han's Homepage - Chapter Genealogy, Vlaanderen (Flanders), younger branch
Waltbert's son Odakar married the daughter (name unknown) of Ingelram II of Flanders who belonged to the old branch, and she apparently inherited the title because there were no other heirs left.
She was a daughter of Ingelram II of Flanders, a member of what could be called the "Old Branch" of the Lords of Flanders.
Arnulf made Atrecht in the whealthy south of his domain his capital and his stronghold from where he increased his influence against powerful rivals like the Dukes of Normandy and the Counts of Vermandois, in spite of having married a member of the Vermandois family.
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 Arnulf II of Flanders -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
He was the son of (Click link for more info and facts about Baldwin III of Flanders) Baldwin III of Flanders and Matilda of Saxony.
Baldwin III died in (Click link for more info and facts about 962) 962, when Arnulf was just an infant, and with Arnulf's grandfather count (Click link for more info and facts about Arnulf I of Flanders) Arnulf I of Flanders still alive.
Then early in Arnulf's minority Lothar had taken (Click link for more info and facts about Ponthieu) Ponthieu and given it to (King of France elected in 987 and founding the Capetian dynasty (940-996)) Hugh Capet, and the first counts of (Click link for more info and facts about Guines) Guines had established themselves.
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 37th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Arnoul de Flandre II, Count of Flanders and Artois "Arnulf" was born 941 or Dec 961 in Flanders, France.
Arnulf married Rosele of Italy Princess of Italy.
Rosele of Italy Princess of Italy "Susanna" was born 945 in Luxembourg.
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 My Family
Parents: Baldwin II the Bald of Flanders and Elftrude (Aelftryth) of England.
Parents: Arnulf I the Elder of Flanders and Adele of Vermandois.
Parents: Arnulf II le Jeune of Flanders and Rozela of Italy.
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 Ancestors and Family of Arnulf I the Elder of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
On his father's death in 918, the inherited lands were divided between Arnulf and his brother Adolf, but the latter survived only a short time, and Arnulf succeeded to the whole inheritance.
On Baldwin III's death in 962 the old count, Arnulf I, resumed control and spent the few remaining years of his life in securing the succession of his grandson Arnulf II the Younger (reigned 965-988).
Arnulf married Adele of Vermandois, daughter of Herbert II of Vermandois and Luitgard of Paris, in 934.
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 Flanders 1
Ct Arnulf II of Flanders (965-988), *961/2, +30.3.987, bur Ghent; m.ca 968 Rosele=Suzanna of Ivrea (*945 +26.1.1003), dau.of Berenger II of Italy
Ct Arnulf III of Flanders and Hainault (1070-71), *ca 1055, +k.a.Cassel 22.2.1071; on his death Flanders was seized by his uncle Robert, and Arnulf's brother Baldwin was left with the lesser land of Hainault
Ct Robert I "le Frison" of Flanders (1071-93), Ct of Holland (1062-71) [during the minority of his stepson], *1031, +13.10.1093; m.1063 Gertrud of Saxony (*ca 1034 +4.8.1113) dau.of Duke Bernhard II of Saxony, widow of Ct Floris I of Holland
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 Gordon Family Tree - pafg50 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Count Baldwin IV of Flanders [Parents] was born in 980 in Flanders, France.
Robert II of France, King of France ""The Pious"" was born in 972.
Count Arnulf II of Flanders was born in 961.
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 Richard Tonsing's and Margaret Bernard's Family Trees - Person Page 230   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Rozala (?) of Lombardy married Arnulf II (?) of Flanders, son of Baldwin III (?) of Flanders and Matilda (?) of Saxony. 
Eleanor (?) of Normandy married Baldwin IV (?) of Flanders, son of Arnulf II (?) of Flanders and Rozala (?) of Lombardy.
Alan IV (?) of Cornwall married Constance (?), daughter of William (?) the Conqueror and Matilda (?) of Flanders.
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Arnulf II of Flanders Arnulf II of Flanders (died 964 to 988.
Baldwin II of Flanders Baldwin II of Flanders (died 879 to 918.
Margaret II of Flanders Margaret II of Flanders (1246.
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 Articles - Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Flanders had taken control of Hainaut, but it was only by this marriage that possession was really secured.
Baldwin's early death left Flanders and Hainaut in the hands of his young son Arnulf III, with Richilda as regent.
The young Arnulf III was killed the next year at the Battle of Cassel, and Baldwin's younger son eventually became Baldwin II of Hainaut.
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 Charlotte M. Yonge : The Little Duke : Conclusion
The oaths of Louis, and promises of Lothaire, had been broken; and Arnulf of Flanders, the murderer of Duke William, had incited them to repeated and treacherous inroads on Normandy; so that Richard's life, from fourteen to five or six-and- twenty, had been one long war in defence of his country.
By and by, success and peace came; and then Arnulf of Flanders, finding open force would not destroy him, three times made attempts to assassinate him, like his father, by treachery.
Tears of gratitude and true repentance choked Arnulf's speech, and he allowed himself to be raised from the ground, and was forced to accept the support of the Duke's arm.
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 Flemish Descent of the Lindsays
At this time, Flanders included territories like Brabant and Hainaut which, though theoretically independent, were in practice part of the political ambience of the Flemish counts, and for long periods under their direct control.
Matilda of Flanders (granddaughter of Count Baldwin IV of Flanders and Ogive of Luxembourg), wife to William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy.
Ralph married Gisela, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg (whose sister Ogive was married to Count Baldwin IV of Flanders).
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 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
As Flanders passes to Robert I, Hainault is detached by the brother of Arnulf III, Baldwin II.
Baldwin's descendants continued until Flanders itself is left with an heiress, Margaret, who then marries her cousin, Baldwin V of Hainault.
The union of Flanders and Hainault comes to an end when the Countess Margaret of Flanders leaves Hainault to the son of her first husband, Burchard of Avesnes, and Flanders to the son of her second husband, William of Dampierre.
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