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  Baldwin I of Constantinople - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baldwin was the son of Baldwin V of Hainaut, and Margaret I, sister of Philip of Alsace and Countess of Flanders.
Baldwin took possession of a much-reduced Flanders, for his uncle had given a large chunk, including Artois, as dowry to Baldwin's sister Isabelle of Hainaut on her marriage to King Philip II of France, and another significant piece to his own wife.
Baldwin's uncle William of Thy (an illegitimate son of Baldwin IV of Hainaut) was regent for Hainaut.
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 Baldwin II of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
He was the son of Baldwin I of Flanders and Judith, a daughter of Charles the Bald.
The early years of Baldwin's rule were marked by a series of devastating Viking raids.
Baldwin recovered, building new fortresses and improving city walls, and taking over abandoned property, so that in the end he held far more territory, and held it more strongly, than had his father.
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 FLANDERS - LoveToKnow Article on FLANDERS
East Flanders lies east and north-east of the western province, and extends northwards to the neighborhood of Antwerp.
In his time the long contest between Flanders and Holland for the possession of the island of Zeeland was brought to an end by a treaty signed on the 6th of March 1323, by which West Zeeland was assigned to the count of Holland, the rest to the count of Flanders.
It was Flanders that furnished to them no small part of their resources, but for this very reason, while fostering the development of Flemish industry and trade, they were the more determined to brook no opposition which sought to place restrictions upon their authority.
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 Baldwin I, Count of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Baldwin rose to the left hand of God when he eloped with Judith, this shows how stupid an editaable encyclopedia isdaughter of Charles the Bald.
Baldwin was succeeded by his son by Judith, Baldwin II of Flanders.
Through his descendants Matilda of Flanders and Henry I of England, he was an ancestor to the present-day British royal family including Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and her son Charles, Prince of Wales.
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Baldwin married Judith, daughter of the Emperor Charles the Bald, and received from his father-in-law, with the title of count, the country bounded by the North Sea, the Scheldt, and the Canche.
Baldwin I was a warm protector of the clergy, and made large grants of land to churches and abbeys.
Flanders then received a French governor, but the tyranny of the French soon brought about an insurrection, in the course of which some 3000 French were slaughtered in Bruges, and at the call of the two patriots, de Coninck and Breydel, the whole country rose in arms.
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 Latin Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders, was crowned the first emperor May 16, 1204.
Although the relatives of Baldwin, Count of Flanders struggled for many years for their domain, the Latin Empire ended on July 25, 1261 when Michael VIII Palaeologus recaptured Constantinople, deposing the last Latin Emperor, Baldwin II.
For about a century thereafter, the heirs of Baldwin II continued to use the title of Emperor of Constantinople, and were seen as theoretical overlords by the various remaining Latin states in the Aegean.
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 Baldwin I of Flanders -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Baldwin was the son of Odacre, and had been created first count of Flanders in (Click link for more info and facts about 862) 862.
Baldwin rose to prominence when he eloped with (An Apocryphal book telling how Judith saved her people) Judith, daughter of (As Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (1630-1685)) Charles the Bald.
Baldwin was succeeded by his son by Judith, (Click link for more info and facts about Baldwin II of Flanders) Baldwin II of Flanders.
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 Baron Geoffrey FitzPiers - Patrick Flynn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Baldwin (Baudouin) VIII of Hainault and Countess Marguerite of Flanders.
Comtesse Marguerite of Flanders was born in 1202.
Countess Yolande of Flanders was born in 1176.
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 FLANDERS (Flem. Vlaanderen) - Online Information article about FLANDERS (Flem. Vlaanderen)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Munster the north-western portion of Flanders, since known as States (or Dutch) Flanders, was ceded by Philip IV.
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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 Encyclopedia: Baldwin II of Flanders
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Arnulf I of Flanders (died March 27, 965), known as Arnulf the Great, was count of Flanders from 918 to 965.
The counts of Flanders ruled over the county of Flanders from the 9th century.
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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 Baldwin VI "de Mons" of Flanders (1067-70) and Hainault (1051-70) as Baldwin I, Margrave of Antwerp, *ca 1029, +Hanson Abbey 10.7.1070; m.ca 1055 Richilde, heiress of Hainault (*Mons ca 1031, +15.3.1086), dau.of Reginar V of Hainault
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
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 Relatives of Guy Allen Sims - pafg267 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Baldwin I of Flanders [Parents] was born ABT.
Baldwin II the Bald of Flanders was born ABT.
Baldwin III of Flanders [Parents] was born BET.
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 Freer Family Genealogy Research - History of Flemish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Flanders (French Flandre; Flemish Vlaanderen), historic principality of northern Europe that is now an extensive region embracing the provinces of East and West Flanders in Belgium, the southern portion of Zeeland Province in the Nethe rlands, and Nord Department in France.
Flanders was inhabited by Celts in the 1st century BC and conquered by Germanic tribes in the next several hundred years, finally becoming a part of the empire established by Charlemagne in the 9th century AD.
In 1815 the Congress of Vienna united Flanders with Be lgium and Holland to form the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
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 All My Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Parents: BALDWIN V de Lille, Count of Flanders and Adela de France Countess of Contenance.
Children were: BALDWIN VI Count of Flanders, Robert I (the Frisian) count of Flanders 1071-93, Matilda (Maud) of Flanders.
BALDWIN VII count of Flanders 1111-19 Parents: ROBERT II (OF JERUSALEM) count of Flanders 1093-1111.
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 Baldwin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Baldwin Piano is the largest manufacturer of pianos and keyboard instruments in the United States.
Baldwin was a bishop of Kraków in the 12th century, died ~1109.
Baldwin, James Mark was a philosopher and psychologist.
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Baldwin VI de Mons, Count of Flanders and Hainault, b abt 1030, d 10 Jul 1070.
Baldwin V of Hainault, Count of Hainault and Flanders, b abt 1148, Hainault, Belgium, d 17 Dec 1195, Mons, Hainault, Belgium.
Baldwin VI of Hainault, Emperor of Constantinople, Count of Hainault and Flanders, b Jul 1171, Valenciennes, France, d 11 Jun 1205/1206.
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 Matilda_of_Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
She was the daughter of count Baldwin V of Flanders, and Adela Capet (1000-1078/9), daughter of Robert II of France.
When that was repeated to him, William, all 5'10" of him, rode from Normandy to Bruges, found Matilda on her way to church, dragged her off her horse (some said by her long braids), threw her down in the street in front of her flabbergasted attendants, and then rode off.
Whatever the truth of the matter, years later when she was acting as regent for William in England, she used her authority to confiscate Brihtric's lands (without even any formal charges, much less a trial) and throw him into prison, where he died under suspicious circumstances consistent with poisoning.
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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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 My Complete Family
Count of Flanders BALDWIN II Parents: Count of Flanders BALDWIN I and Princess JUDITH OF FRANCE.
Count of Flanders BALDWIN V Appointed during Minority of Phillip I in regent of France.
Parents: Count og Flanders BALDWIN IV and LADY AGIVE of Luxembourg.
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 All Abbey Ancestors - pafg72 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Flanders, who bore him at leas nine children, four of whom were boys.
Matilda of Flanders [Parents] was born 1031 in Brienze, Normandy, France.
V Baldwin Count of Flanders [Parents] was born WFT Est.
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 Encyclopedia: Baldwin I of Flanders
Baldwin I of Flanders (died 879), known as Iron Arm, was the first count of Flanders.
Baldwin was the son of Odacre, who had been created first count of Flanders in 862.
He rose to prominence in 863, when he eloped with Judith, daughter of Charles the Bald.
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 Baldwin IV --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Henry found himself obliged to grant to Baldwin IV in fief Valenciennes, the burgraveship of Ghent, the land of Waes, and Zeeland.
The count of Flanders thus became a feudatory of the...
The son of William Longsword of Montferrat and Sybil, the sister of King Baldwin IV, Baldwin V came to the throne when his uncle died of leprosy at the age of 24.
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 CHARLES, called THE BOLD (14331477) - LoveToKnow Article on CHARLES, called THE BOLD (14331477)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
1084 1127), count of Flanders, only son of St Canute or Knut IV., king of Denmark, by Adela, daughter of Robert the Frisian, count of Flanders, was botn about 1084.
After the assassination of Canute in,o86, his widow took refuge in Flanders, taking with her her son.
Baldwin died of a wound received in battle in 1119, and, having no issue, left by will the succession to his countship to Charles the Dane.
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 Ancestors and Family of Baldwin I Iron-Arm of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
A daring warrior under Charles II the Bald of France, he fell in love with the King's daughter Judith, the youthful widow of two English kings, married her (862), and fled with his bride to Lorraine.
He was the first of a line of strong rulers, who early in the 10th century exchanged the title of margrave for that of count.
Baldwin married Judith of the West Franks, daughter of Charles II the Bald of France and Irmentrud of Orleans, in 862 in Auxerre.
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 AllRefer.com - Baldwin I, Latin emperor of Constantinople (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - ...
Baldwin I, Latin emperor of Constantinople, Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biographies
Baldwin I[bOl´dwin] Pronunciation Key, 1171–1205, 1st Latin emperor of Constantinople (1204–5).
The count of Flanders (as Baldwin IX), he was a leader in the Fourth Crusade (see Crusades).
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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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Baldwin appointed the priest as his chief chaplain and keeper of Holy Relics.
Matthew Paris has also recorded the story of this wonderful cross, to the effect that Baldwin, Count of Flanders, being harassed by infidel kings, and neglecting in his march against them to take the Cross of Christ and other relics with him on his campaign, was in consequence defeated and slain.
Now the Fastens were intimately connected with the Priory of Bromholm, and lived in the next parish, and it does not seem improbable that at the Dissolution the celebrated relic of the true Cross, for which Bromholm was famous, may have come into the possession of the Paston family.
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 29TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Baldwin VI of HAINAUT IX Count of Flanders was born in 1171 in Valenciennes.
He was christened in Flanders - aka Baldwin IX - 19th Count.
Countess Joanna of FLANDERS * was born about 1184 in Constantinople - dtr of Baldwin IX.
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 Ancestors and Family of William III Clito of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
In the end, Baldwin died as a result of battlefield injuries, and Louis and Fulk came to terms with Henry.
William had some claim on the county, being the grandson of Matilda of Flanders and thus a great-grandson of Baldwin V of Flanders, and Louis selected him instead of several rival claimants.
Governing Flanders was not easy as its society was rapidly changing with the growth of the woolen industry.
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