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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.
The count of Flanders thus became a feudatory of the empire as well as of the French crown.
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.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Flanders   (3125 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Henry of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was a younger son of Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut (later Baldwin VIII, count of Flanders), and Margaret, sister of Philip of Alsace, count of Flanders.
Baldwin V of Hainaut (1150-December 17, 1195) was count of Hainaut (1120?_1195), count of Flanders as Baldwin VIII (1191-1195) and margrave of Namur as Baldwin I (1189-1195).
Philip of Alsace was count of Flanders from 1168 to 1191.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Henry-of-Flanders   (986 words)

  
 Count of Flanders@Everything2.com
Flanders (Vlaanderen in Flemish, Flandre in French), originally the name of the district around Bruges, became the name applied to the territory between the rivers Scheldt and Somme, ruled by its own series of counts, nominally subservient to their masters in Paris but often the rulers of a de facto independent state.
Flanders therefore came under the control of Burgundy, with the title of count being assumed by both Philip the Good and his son Charles the Bold, and on Charles's death in 1477 passing to his daughter Mary of Burgundy.
Flanders was subject to Austria until 1556 when it passed to Philip II of Spain as part of the Spanish Netherlands, where it remained until 1714 when under the Peace of Utrecht was returned to Austria.
everything2.com /index.pl?node_id=1675353   (2436 words)

  
 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.
Margaret died in 1194, and the younger Baldwin became Count 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baldwin_I_of_Constantinople   (1353 words)

  
 DustyBones.com - Person Page 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baudouin III (?) Count of Flanders was the son of Arnoul I (?) Count of Flanders and Adele Vermandois.
Baudouin IX (?) Count of Flanders was the son of Baldwin VIII Hainault and Marguerite (?) Countess of Flanders.
Bertha (?) Countess of Flanders was the daughter of Baudouin III (?) Count of Flanders and Mathilde (?) Princess of Saxony.
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 Flanders. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
www.bartleby.com /65/fl/FlanderBe.html   (1034 words)

  
 Count of Flanders - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ironically, the county of Flanders itself, along with all its possessions, suffered the same fate and was annexed by the duchy of Burgundy in 1405.
Jeanne of Flanders (1205-1244), also countess of Hainaut, with her husbands prince Fernando of Portugal and count Thomas II of Savoy
The title of Count of Flanders passed to the Habsburgs.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Count_of_Flanders   (322 words)

  
 Flanders, Brittany, Burgundy, Anjou, Normandy, Blois, Champagne, Toulouse, etc.
Counts of Artois, 1237-1382 AD The County of Artois lay between the Counties of Flanders and Vermandois, fronting on the English Channel.
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.
Count Gaston III marries the sister of King Charles the Bad of Navarre, but this relationship comes to naught when Gaston, the son of the Count and the only legitimate heir, is starved to death by his father.
www.friesian.com /flanders.htm   (10857 words)

  
 Medieval Flanders
The Count was supposed to owe loyalty to the king of France, but the king was weak and safely distant.
The Count 's main palace was in Lille, but in the 11th-12th centuries he built stone castles at key points around his realms to secure his power in troubled times.
Medieval French kings had difficulty exerting much influence over the Count of Flanders; whereas the Count of Hainaut came under the power of the Empire, and the Cambrai area was dominated by the Church.
www.theotherside.co.uk /tm-heritage/background/flanders-medieval.htm   (1600 words)

  
 Robert I, Count of Flanders - Definition, explanation
Robert I of Flanders, known as Robert the Frisian, was count of Flanders from 1070 to 1092.
He was the younger son of Baldwin V of Flanders and Adela (Alix) Capet, a daughter of King Robert II of France.
Robert was originally intended to secure the northern borders of Flanders by his marriage to Gertrude of Holland, but after his brother's death in 1070 he displaced his nephews and became count of Flanders.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/r/ro/robert_i__count_of_flanders.php   (230 words)

  
 Count of Flanders information - Search.com
Jeanne of Flanders of Constantinople (1205-1244), also countess of Hainaut, married Ferrand of Portugal and count Thomas II of Savoy
The county of Flanders passed by marriage to the Habsburgs.
The title was abolished in the aftermath of the French revolution and the annexation of Flanders by France in 1795...
www.search.com /reference/Count_of_Flanders   (413 words)

  
 ModernView2
Bertulf was also, by virtue of his office, the receiver of the Count's revenues from throughout the county and the chancellor of Flanders, in charge of the clerical personnel attached to the Count's court and administration.
When the mediators who had gone to the count on his behalf had returned to the provost’s house where he, his uncle Bertulf, and several relatives and supporters were waiting for them, the wine they had drunk gave an aggressive edge to their report.
The administration of the county of Flanders at the beginning of the twelfth century was one of the wonders of the bureaucratic world.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~blanch/CharlesDW/ModernView2.htm   (2060 words)

  
 Untitled Normal Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Count of Flanders B: abt 864 in Flanders, Nord, France D: 10 Sept 918.
Baudouin III Count of Flanders and Mathilde Princess of Saxony
Daughter of Baudouin V Count of Flanders and Adáele (Alix) Princess of France
www.anycities.com /user/genealogy/baudouin.htm   (320 words)

  
 Robert I, Count of Flanders - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Robert I of Flanders, known as Robert the Frisian, was count of Flanders from 1070 to 1092.
He was the younger son of Baldwin V of Flanders and Adela Capet, a daughter of king Robert I of France.
Robert was originally intended to secure the northern borders of Flanders by his marriage to Gertrude of Holland.
www.music.us /education/R/Robert-I,-Count-of-Flanders.htm   (369 words)

  
 Freer Family Genealogy Research - History of Flemish
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.
home.cc.umanitoba.ca /~sfreer/flemish.html   (839 words)

  
 De Liebaart - The Main Characters
He was grandson of the count of Flanders from his mother's side and his grandfather was the count of Jülich.
He was sent to Flanders by his older brother John of Namur to take the military leadership of the rebellion together with William of Jülich and Pieter de Coninck.
This count also had a dispute with the count of Flanders, so John of Renesse favoured his own cause by hiring out his services to the Flemings.
www.liebaart.org /hoofdr_e.htm   (1553 words)

  
 All My Family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Parents: Robert I (the Frisian) count of Flanders 1071-93 and Gertrude of Saxony.
Children were: BALDWIN VI Count of Flanders, Robert I (the Frisian) count of Flanders 1071-93, Matilda (Maud) of Flanders.
Robert I (the Frisian) count of Flanders 1071-93 Parents: BALDWIN V de Lille, Count of Flanders and Adela de France Countess of Contenance.
home.earthlink.net /~artdugan/d1.htm   (520 words)

  
 Medieval Sourcebook: William Clito, Count of Flanders: Charter for Town of St Omer
Moreover they have asked the king of France and Ralph of Peronne that wherever they go in their lands they may be free of toll, transit dues, and passage; I wish this to be granted to them.
I grant for their use the pasture in the wood near St. Omer, which is called Lo, and the marshes, meadows, whins and fallow lands, except the land of the lepers, just as it was in the time of Count Robert the Bearded.
The money which the burgesses of St. Omer had they have paid to the count so that he may treat them well and administer their laws for them well and freely.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/1127stomer.html   (822 words)

  
 Europe's 13th-Century Progress by Sanderson Beck
Flanders count William of Dampierre had also returned from the crusade, but he was killed in a tournament in 1251.
After the 1274 death of King Henry of Navarre, who was also Count of Champagne, Philip III gave Henry's widow Blanche of Artois refuge at his court and arranged the marriage of her daughter Jeanne to his son Philip.
Philip gained allies by granting money-fiefs to the count of Luxembourg, the dauphin of Vienne, the bishop of Metz, the count of Holland, and the count of Hainault.
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 Articles - Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baldwin VI of Flanders (1030 – July 17, 1070) was briefly Count of Flanders, from 1067 to 1070.
He was the eldest son of Baldwin V of Flanders and Adela Capet, a daughter of king Robert I of France.
Flanders had taken control of Hainaut, but it was only by this marriage that possession was really secured.
www.gaple.com /articles/Baldwin_VI,_Count_of_Flanders?mySession=676e0010bfe76d50a28ef9aef2d97642   (298 words)

  
 Crocker ~ Ashley - Person Page 40
Frederick I Count of Luxembourg was the son of Siegfried Count of Luxembourg and Hedwig.
Fulk III "The Black" Count of Anjou was the son of Geoffrey I "Grisgonelle" Count of Anjou and Adelaide de Vermandois.
Félice was the daughter of Hildouin III Count of Montdidier and Alix de Roucy.
www.tracycrocker.com /p40.htm   (4394 words)

  
 LeopoldII
Philippe, Count of Flanders, who had always been gentle and very fond of Charlotte, said that Charlotte had been always determined to have a throne at any cost.
The Count of Flanders traveled to Rome and took his sister to Miramar where he confined her.
He was succeded by his nephew Albert, since his brother, the Count of Flanders had died in 1905.
www.geocities.com /maxhabsburgo/LeopoldII.html   (1044 words)

  
 De Liebaart - Flanders anno 1302
The count of Flanders is vassal of both the king of France and the German Emperor.
Flanders' wealth at the end of the 13th century is owed almost exclusively to the wool trade.
The trade unions of the razors, weavers, fullers and wool dyers are big in numbers, but even here the patricians have more than just a say in their affairs.
www.liebaart.org /vlaand_e.htm   (608 words)

  
 Chapter 28. Families Having Multiple Connections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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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 Aalst --  Encyclopædia Britannica
French Alost, municipality, East Flanders province, north-central Belgium, on the Dender River, 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Brussels.
The town hall (begun in the middle of the 12th century), with its 52-bell carillon, is the oldest in Belgium, and its archives include 12th-century manuscripts.
count of Flanders and titular duke of Normandy (as William IV, or as William III if England's William Rufus' earlier claim to the duchy is not acknowledged).
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9003201   (489 words)

  
 Froissart: The Count of Flanders detains a French Ambassador
King Charles, who at this time governed France, was very sagacious and subtle as his conduct showed; for though he never quitted his closet or his amusements, he re-conquered all that his predecessors had lost in the field at the head of their armies, for which he was greatly to be commended.
The earl of Flanders having considered a while, with the advice of the duke of Brittany, ordered the ambassador to be brought thither.
With regard to the king of France, he was much angreed with the earl of Flanders; for it appeared to several of the kingdom, that he had prevented the lord de Bournezel from continuing his journey to Scotland.
www.nipissingu.ca /department/history/MUHLBERGER/FROISSART/FRANAMB.HTM   (943 words)

  
 Flanders (Belgium)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The official flag of Flanders is yellow with a fl lion outlined in white and with red claws and tongue.
However, during the Crusade of 1177, Count of Flanders Philip of Alsace, bravely won a fl lion on a golden field from a Mohammedan monarch in a fight against the Sarracens.
William may have inherited these arms from previous Counts, or maybe he brought it home from England, where he had stayed for twenty years as the leader of mercenary troops in the King's services.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/be-vlg.html   (1638 words)

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