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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 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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 Flanders - LoveToKnow 1911
East Flanders lies east and north-east of the western province, and extends northwards to the neighbourhood 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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 Jeanne, Countess of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was the eldest daughter of Baldwin IX of Flanders, who was also (as Baldwin VI) count of Hainaut as well as Emperor of Constantinople.
In 1202 Baldwin left on the Fourth Crusade, and Marie left to join him two years later, leaving Jeanne and her baby sister in the care of their uncle Philip of Namur.
While on their way to Flanders the newlyweds were captured by Jeanne's first cousin Louis (the future Louis VIII of France), eldest son of Philip Augustus and his first wife, Jeanne's aunt Elizabeth of Flanders, otherwise known as Isabelle of Hainaut.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Flanders - AOL Research & Learn
It is divided among East Flanders and West Flanders provs., Belgium; Nord and Pas-de-Calais depts., France; and (to a small extent) Zeeland prov., the Netherlands.
Their prosperity and the prosperity of Flanders as a whole depended on the growing cloth industry, which had been introduced in the 10th cent., and on the transit trade at such major ports as Bruges (later superseded by Antwerp) and Ghent.
Flanders joined (1576) in the revolt of the Netherlands against Philip II of Spain, but by 1584 the Spanish under Alessandro Farnese had recovered the county.
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 History of the Counts of Harnes
Charles later forgave Baldwin; and, after changing Baldwin’s title to that of the Count of Flanders, he charged his new son-in-law with the defense of the northern coasts, in particular the drainage of the Scheldt River.
Baldwin’s cousin Ralph was margrave of the counties to the south of Flanders, a march that included the land of Harnes and the future county of Artois.
Although Michel IX is never referred to as the constable of Flanders, it is assumed that he succeeded to that office after the death of his father.
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 Wikinfo | Latin Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
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, it came to an end 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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 Baron Geoffrey FitzPiers - Patrick Flynn
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, 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.
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.
Anjou was revived as a Duchy for Charles, the brother of King Louis IX of France, in 1246.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Flanders,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
His famous poem In Flanders Fields, written under fire during World War I, was published anonymously in Punch in 1915 and under his name in a posthumous volume, In Flanders Fields (1919).
Baldwin I BALDWIN I [Baldwin I], 1171-1205, 1st Latin emperor of Constantinople (1204-5).
Political racism in Flanders and the Netherlands: explaining differences in the electoral success of extreme right-wing parties.
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 Flanders - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
FLANDERS [Flanders], former county in the Low Countries, extending along the North Sea and W of the Scheldt (Escaut) River.
Parts of W Flanders, including Lille, were annexed (1668-78) to France by Louis XIV and became known as French Flanders (see Flanders, French).
In World War II, the battle of Flanders began with the German invasion (May 10, 1940) of the Low Countries and ended with the surrender of the Belgian army and the evacuation of the British at Dunkirk (May 26-June 4, 1940).
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 England And Flanders' Common History quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
With the help of a grandson of the Count of Flanders, William of Ypres, he managed to usurp the throne.
When, in the twelfth century the Archbishop of Canterbury was at odds with his King, he first found refuge in Flanders, later in France.
Baldwin IX of Flanders and the Flemish merchants were great sympathizers of Richard Coeur de Lion.
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 Crusaders, Greeks, and Muslims by Sanderson Beck
Tancred was reconciled with Baldwin II of Edessa, and the Toulouse inheritance was divided as Bertram pledged fealty to King Baldwin.
Baldwin I always needed dedicated soldiers and in his last year had urged Hugh of Payens to recruit knights for a new order of the Temple that was authorized as the Templars by Pope Honorius II in 1128.
After Louis IX had been killed in the disastrous crusade to Tunis in 1270, the troubadour Austore de Segret wondered whether they had been led by God or the devil, for Christians were destroyed and lost their faith while the Saracens found support.
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Captain David Baldwin, the father-in-law of John Moon, was a descendant of the pioneer Baldwins of Massachusetts Bay, and was a son of William and Sarah (Owen) Baldwin.
Doubtless the Baldwins of Milford and Massachusetts Bay were of the Same English stock, and as proof of this the given name of Loommi often appeared among both the Connecticut and the Massachusetts Baldwins, and then, too, they came from the same county in England.
Baldwins of the Iron Arm was founder of the burgess, 937.
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 29TH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
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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Nephew of Baldwin I and son of Peter of Courtenay; succeeded brother Robert (1228); reigned under regency of John of Brienne during minority (1228-37).
Son of Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut; count of Flanders as Baldwin IX and of Hainaut as Baldwin VI (1195-1205).
Baldwin I (1172-1205) Count of Flanders (as Baldwin IX), and Emperor of the Constantinople 1204-05.
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 Summary and Evaluation of Medieval Europe 610-1300
The Latins were resented, and the next year the Franks and Venetians plundered the city and elected Count Baldwin IX of Flanders and Hainault Latin emperor.
Another crusade led by Louis IX was diverted by his brother Charles of Anjou to Tunis, where Louis died of disease in 1270.
In 1233 Pope Gregory IX authorized the Dominican Order to launch the Inquisition against heretics, who were denied their rights and had their property confiscated.
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 HighBeam Encyclopedia – Free Online Encyclopedia for Reference, Research, Facts
The widow of Reginar V, the last count of Hainaut, married (1036) Count Baldwin V of Flanders, but at his death (1070) Hainaut and Flanders were again separated.
In 1191, Flanders again passed, through marriage, to the counts of Hainaut.
Baldwin VI of Hainaut (as Baldwin IX, count of Flanders) took part in the Fourth Crusade and became (1204) emperor of Constantinople as Baldwin I. After Baldwin's death the two counties were united; in 1278 they were again separated.
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 AllRefer.com - Baldwin I, Latin emperor of Constantinople (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - ...
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).
He was captured (1205) in battle by the Bulgarians and died in captivity, probably by poison.
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 Philippe II
The count of Flanders was obliged to sign the treaty of Boves in July 1185, which gave the king, in addition to the expectation of Artois, his wife's dower, sixty-five castles in Vermandois and the town of Amiens.
Richard's death, in April 1199, removed his archenemy, and Richard's successor, John Lackland, concluded the treaty of Le Goulet with Philip on the 22nd of May 1200, ceding to him the county of Evreux, Graçy and Issoudun, and the suzerainty of Berry and Auvergne.
He invaded Flanders and took the chief towns within a week; but he had part of his fleet burned by the English at Damme, and had to burn the rest to save it from falling into their hands.
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 Index for surnames beginning with F
FLANDERS, Baldwin IX of Conte D'Hainaut (1171 - 1206 Slain Adrianople)
FLANDERS, Baldwin V 'the Pious' of 7th Count (1012 - 1 September, 1067 Lille, France)
FLANDERS, Margaret I of Contessa (1202 - 1280)
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 Boston Globe Online / Travel
Yet, if you sit in the center of the Grote Markt, or Market Square, today, you'll be as impressed by the magnificent Gothic Lakenhalle, or Cloth Hall, as were the members of the Hanseatic League who traveled to this city to purchase woolen cloth.
Baldwin IX, count of Flanders and emperor of Constantinople, laid the foundation stone in 1200, and the mighty building took 100 years to complete.
We visited on a warm, spring day when local farmers were planting their fields, some plowing carefully around neat rows of white headstones that inhabit parts of their land.
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1058 - Baldwin I (Baldwin VII of Flanders), King of Jerusalem, born.
1171 - Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders and Emperor of Constantinople, born.
1174 - Henry (of Flanders), Emperor of Byzantium, born.
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 Flanders: History
Flanders was weakened by the departure of its count, Baldwin IX, on the Fourth Crusade, during which he was proclaimed (1204) emperor of
as Baldwin I. Baldwin's absence was exploited by Philip II of France to strengthen his influence in Flanders; the Flemings were aided by John of England and Emperor Otto IV, but were defeated by Philip at Bouvines (1214).
of Burgundy, succeeded to Flanders on Louis's death (1384) and in 1385 subdued Ghent.
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 Crusades in the Levant (1097-1291)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
For the next 20 years Baldwin III and his brother Amalric I attempted to maintain the kingdom through alliance with Manuel Commenus, whose relatives they both married, while Manuel married Mary of Antioch, Raymund's daughter.
The result of this excursion was the further diversion of crusades from spiritual motivation and papal control to secular (political and economic) motivations and secular state control.
Baldwin captures Sidon with aid of Sigurd I of Norway.
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 Chapter 28. Families Having Multiple Connections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Baldwin VI [Count of Flanders; Count of Hainaut (as Baldwin I)] b.
[Count of Hainaut; Count of Flanders (as Baldwin VIII)] b.
[Count of Flanders (as Baldwin IX); Emperor of Constantinople] b.
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 File 1a - From 1095 to 1400AD - Merchants and Bankers Listings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Baldwin, Count of Flanders and Emperor Romania, counts three hundred thousand marks of silver and 10,0000 horses and mules.
Baldwin of Flanders on 9 May is elected Emperor, against Boniface, the Marquis of Montferrat, who becomes King of Salonica with a title to Crete.
Baldwin IX, Count Flanders, is elected Emperor in Constantinople.
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 700000 people connected with European Royalty
Conte Baldwin III D'hainaut and Jolante Of Guelders
Baldwin VI (Ix Of Flanders) Of Hainaut Count Of Hainault and Mary (Marie) Of Champagne Empress Of Constantinople
Husband Baldwin VI (Ix Of Flanders) Of Hainaut Count Of Hainault
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 Heilig-Bloedbasiliek (Basilica of the Holy Blood) | Museum/Attraction Review | Bruges | Frommers.com
Since 1150, it has been the repository of a fragment of cloth stained with what is said to be the coagulated blood of Christ, wiped from his body after the crucifixion by Joseph of Arimathea.
Legend says the cloth was brought to Bruges at the time of the Second Crusade by the Count of Flanders, Diederik van de Elzas, who received it from the Patriarch of Jerusalem.
More probably it came from Constantinople, which in 1204 was sacked by the Crusader army of Count of Flanders Baldwin IX.
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