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 Encyclopedia: Count-of-Hainaut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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).
Margaret II of Flanders (1202-1278) was countess of Flanders from 1244 to 1278 and countess of Hainaut from 1244 to 1246.
Margaret II of Avesnes (1311 - June 23, 1356), was Countess of Hainaut and Countess of Holland (as Margaret I) from 1345 to 1356.
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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.
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.
By the treaties of the Pyrenees (1659) and of Nijmegen (1678) parts of Hainaut, including the city of Valenciennes, were permanently annexed by France; they form part of the present Nord dept.
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 Hainaut. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The province is drained by the Scheldt, Dender, and Sambre rivers and is served by a dense rail network and the Charleroi-Brussels Canal.
The county of Hainaut was created in the late 9th cent., and in the divisions of the Carolingian empire became a fief of Lotharingia.
Hainaut remained under the house of Burgundy until the death (1482) of Mary of Burgundy when its history became that of the Austrian Netherlands (see Netherlands, Austrian and Spanish).
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Isabelle of Hainaut (1170 - 1190) was queen consort of France.
Isabelle was born in Lille, the daughter of Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut and Countess Margaret I of Flanders.
She married King Philip II of France in 1180 and brought as her dowry the county of Artois.
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 Seventeen Provinces - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The southern Provinces, Flanders, Brabant, Namur, Hainaut, Luxembourg a.o., were restored to Spanish rule thanks to the military and political talent of the Duke of Parma, especially at the siege of Antwerp (1584-1585).
Artois, and parts of Flanders and Hainaut were ceded to France in the course of the 17th and 18th century.
In the days of Charles V, there is no doubt that the economic, political and cultural center of the Netherlands was the city of Antwerp (in Brabant), which had succeeded Bruges (in Flanders) as the economic powerhouse of northern Europe, although Holland was gradually gaining importance in the 15th and 16th centuries.
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 International Civic Heraldry-Belgium-Hainaut (Province)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The arms are a combination of the arms of the counties Vlaanderen and Holland.
Hainaut is a county in the southern part of the country and was first mentioned in the 11th century.
In 1279 Jan I of Vlaanderen inherited Hainaut.
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 Count of Holland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Counts of Holland ruled over the county of Holland in the Low Countries between the 10th and the 16th century.
When John I died childless, the county was inherited by John II of Avesnes, count of Hainaut from 1298.
During the 'foreign rule' by Burgundy and Habsburg, the county was governed by a stadtholder in name of the count.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Counties of Finland was the administrative division of Finland from 1634 to 1997.
The island of Ireland is often referred to as the 32 counties, with its two states, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, being nicknamed respectively the six counties and the twenty-six counties.
The counties are subdivisions of the ancient Provinces of Ireland.
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 35th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nesta of Devonshire was born circa 934 in Devonshire County, England.
Angharad Ferch Llewelyn, Queen of Powys was born 917 or 918 in Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire County, Wales.
Rainer de Hainaut I, Duke of Lorraine "Regnier" was born circa 850 in Lorraine, France.
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The ancient County of Hainaut is now divided and is part of the modern day Province of Hainaut in Belgium with a smaller piece of the ancient countship lying in northern France, the latter which informally still carries the name of Hainaut.
On the 275th anniversary of the arrival of the Hainaut Colonists to Louisiana, Father Leon Lybaert, Historian and Pastor of the Catholic Church of Macon, Hainaut, Belgium, made a trip to Louisiana to celebrate Mass at the historic St.
On January 13, 1720, before "the royal notories of Hainaut residing in the city of Maubeuge", contracts were signed by the some of the engages on behalf of their wives and children who would accompany the husbands to Louisiana.
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 Encyclopedia: Hainaut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Boussu is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.
Anderlues is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut.
Momignies is a municipality in the Belgian province of Hainaut.
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 WILLIAM I. OF WURTTEMBERG - LoveToKnow Article on WILLIAM I. OF WURTTEMBERG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the extinction of the Hohenstaufen house in 1254 his chances were much improved, but shortly afterwards his death occurred on the 28th of January 1256 through his horse breaking through the ice during an obscure campaign among the Frisian marshes.
William was more successful in his struggles with Margaret, countess of Flanders and Hainaut, known as " Black Meg." She wished her succession to pass to the sons of her second marriage with William of Dampierre in preference to those of his first marriage with Bouchard of Avennes.
William took up arms in defence of his brother-in-law's rights and Margaret was decisively beaten at West Kappel in 1253, and was compelled to acknowledge John of Avennes as her successor to the county of Hainaut.
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 The history of Mons. Tourist information about the city of Mons in Belgium.
In the case of Mons this happened when the count of Mons, and later the Duke of Hainaut, had a fortified castle constructed on the top of the hill.
It was the most important town of the county of Hainaut and therefore the seat of numerous legislative, religious, administrative and military institutions.
Nowadays, Mons is the capital of the Belgian province of Hainaut.
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 Hennepin County Property   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The weight of the evidence is however adverse to such a theory.'' Hennepin County, Minnesota, whose seat is Minneapolis, is named after him, as is a street, Hennepin Avenue, in Minneapolis.
Hennepin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, named in honor of the 17th-century French explorer Louis Hennepin.
The racial makeup of the county is 80.53% White, 8.95% Black or African American, 1.00% Native American, 4.80% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.06% from other races, and 2.60% from two or more races.
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 Page History of Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the extreme west of this realm arose the county of Flanders, which was a fief of the kings of France.
In the county of Hainaut, Namur and Luxemburg, as well as the duchies of Brabant and Limburg, the seigneury of Malines and the principality of Stavelot.
Duke Philippe le Bon continues the policy of expansion of his predecessors: he annexes the county of Namur in 1421, the duchy of Brabant-Limbourg in 1430 then the counties of Hainaut, Zélande, Holland, Frieze, the duchy of Luxemburg in 1441 and the principality of Liège in 1456.
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 Lotharingia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In Upper Lorraine, the ducal title continued until 1766 in what became known simply as the duchy of Lorraine; this was greatly restricted in extent and did not include Alsace, Luxembourg, the bishoprics of Metz, Toul, and Verdun, and the archbishopric of Trier, all of which were originally in Upper Lorraine.
In Lower Lorraine, the title soon lapsed completely; chief among the fiefs that emerged here were the duchies of Brabant, Bouillon, Limburg, Jülich, Cleves, and Berg, the county of Hainaut, and the bishopric of Liège.
Thus the history of both Upper Lorraine and Lower Lorraine grew increasingly fragmented from the 11 cent.
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 Probert Encyclopaedia: Gazetteer (Eng-Enn)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Enghien is a town in the Belgian province of Hainaut.
Englewood is a CDP partly in Charlotte County and partly in Sarasota County Florida, USA.
Englewood is a township in Perkins County, South Dakota, USA.
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 History of Belgium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The County of Flanders became part of France during the Middle Ages, but the remainder of the Low Countries were part of the Holy Roman Empire.
Through the early Middle Ages, the northern part of present-day Belgium (now commonly referred to as Flanders) had become an overwhelmingly Germanized and Germanic language-speaking area, whereas in the southern part people had continued to be Roman and spoke derivatives of Vulgar Latin.
Because of the probability of the escalation of the conflict, Léopold III abdicated on July 16, 1951 in favour of his 20-year-old son Baudouin.
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Baldwin VI of Hainaut (as Baldwin IX, count of Flanders) took part in the Fourth Crusade and became (1204) emperor of
Hainaut remained under the house of Burgundy until the death (1482) of
By the treaties of the Pyrenees (1659) and of Nijmegen (1678) parts of Hainaut, including the city of Valenciennes, were permanently annexed by France; they form part of the present
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 Hainaunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Comments: Hainaunt, variously spelled Hainault or Hainaut, is a duchy in northwestern Germany, along the frontier of French Flanders.
By the 10th century it was a county within the Duchy of Lothringia, later passing to Lower Lothringia.
Late in the same century the county was divided among Baldwin's great-grandsons, Flanders going to Guy of Dampierre and Hainault to John of Avesnes.
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 the Holy Roman Empire
By the 17th century, however, it seemed wise for any candidate to possess an estate within the boundaries of the Empire: when the French weighed in 1648 whether to let Alsace remain within the Empire, it was because it might allow the king of France to be a candidate for the throne.
Similarly, in 1737 the duke of Lorraine was allowed to retain the county of Falkenstein so as not to jeopardize his future candidacy (Schoell 1:151, 2:252).
The term "free", also applied to certain counties, indicated that the territory was allodial.
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 Waasland - Flanders - Belgium History & Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The County of Flanders, County in the feudal sense, not the American, has a very rich history, which was chiefly dictated by France's drive to dominate that rich area.
Not only the French were interested in the wealth of the Flemish nation, but every occupant and ruler pilfered the land and it's people until in the 19th century it became one of the poorest in Europe.
Historically, the Waasland was a kind of "lower county", part of the old County of Flanders.
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 Low Countries, 1000-1400 A.D. | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Encompasses present-day Belgium and Luxembourg (provinces of Flanders, Antwerp, Limburg, Brabant, Hainaut, Liége, Luxembourg, Namur), and the Netherlands (provinces of Zeeland, South Holland, North Holland, Friesland, Groningen, North Brabant, Limburg, Utrecht, Gelderland, Overijssel, Drenthe, Flevoland)
Situated on the North Sea, the Low Countries are in the cultural and political orbit of France and Germany.
During the period covered here, most of the counties and duchies in the region are, technically at least, vassals of the
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 Search Results for center - Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
county, central Pennsylvania, U.S., located in both the Allegheny Plateau and the Appalachian Ridge and Valley regions and roughly bisected by the Allegheny Mountains.
It lies in the upper valley of the Haine River and is centred on the town of La Louvière between Mons and Charleroi.
In smaller cities the civic centre is sometimes combined with the cultural centre.
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 39th Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ordgar Ealdorman was born circa 922 in Devonshire, England.
Malcolm of Scotland I, King of the Picts and the Scots [scrapbook] was born 897 in Scotland and married circa
Later, when Norsemen again invaded the land, the Scots sent raids against the English, and in 954 the West Saxon king Eadred reunited the northern counties to his dominions.
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 Monographie de La Louvière - commune de Haine-Saint-Pierre
She(it) was consisted of a castle provided with a chapel, which was near the palace of Mariemont, numerous plots of land, farms and a mill.
The most famous industry of the village stays, doubtless, activity window (the Deschuytener glass factory(glass-making) is the first in activity in Hainaut's county, by 1780).
In the point of view of transport, Hatred - John Dory is known for the important station of forming(training); we shall talk again of it farther.
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 Research of Catholic Church and Ancestors - Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota
Amen.: Kith and Kin at the Highland Cemetery in Lakeville, Dakota County, Minnesota - "...
The Diocese of Crookston encompasses the northwestern Minnesota counties of Becker, Beltrami, Clay, Clearwater, Hubbard, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau.
County Register of Deeds - This office records such documents as property records, marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, and burial permits.
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Fontenoy - Fontenoy, village, Hainaut prov., SW Belgium, near Tournai.
Borinage - Borinage, region, Hainaut prov., S Belgium, surrounding Mons and extending to the French border.
Seneffe - Seneffe or Seneff, small town, Hainaut prov., S central Belgium, near Charleroi.
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 Hainaut - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Official gateway to the Hainaut (http://hainaut.wallonie.be/) (available in French and Dutch [1] (http://hainaut.wallonie.be/spip/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=32))
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hainaut (http://www.ccic.be/) (available in French and English)
Hainaut, Districts, Ath District, Charleroi District, Mons District, Mouscron District, Soignies District, Thuin District, Tournai District and External links.
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