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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.
Margaret, however, ruled with a strong hand for many years and survived both her sons, dying at the age of eighty in 1280.
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.
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 Brabant, Netherlands (Duchy) - LoveToKnow 1911
He was succeeded by his son, John III., " the Triumphant " (1312-1355), who succeeded in maintaining his position in spite of formidable risings in Louvain and Brussels, and a league formed against him by his princely neighbours, but he had a hard struggle to face, and many ups and downs of fortune.
The question had been compromised by the cession to Margaret in 1 347 of the margraviate of Antwerp by John III., but a war broke out in 1356 between Wenzel supported by the gilds, and Louis, who upheld the burgher-patrician party in the Brabant cities.
After his death (1383) his widow continued to rule over the two duchies for eighteen years, but was obliged to rely on the support of the house of Burgundy in her contests with the turbulent city gilds and with her neighbours, the dukes of Julich and Gelderland.
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 Edward III of England - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Edward III was crowned on January 25 1327, at the age of 14, and married Philippa of Hainault, in 1328.
Edward III quartered his coat of arms with "France Ancient", the Azure semé-de-lis (a blue shield with a tight pattern of small golden fleur de lis of the French royal house), and it remained a part of the English Coat of Arms until removed by George III.
The Prince Edward pre-deceased him in 1376, and Edward III was succeeded by his young grandson, King Richard II of England, son of Edward the Black Prince.
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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.
Philip sent into Flanders a powerful army, which met with a crushing defeat at Courtrai (1302); after another battle, which remained undecided, the King of France resorted to diplomacy, but in vain, and peace was restored only in 1320, after Pope John XXII had induced the Flemings to accept it.
Philip was succeeded by Charles the Bold (1467-1477), the marriage of whose daughter to Maximilian, Archduke of Austria, brought Flanders with the rest of the Low Countries under the rule of the House of Hapsburg in 1477.
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 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.
Margaret's son Guy de Dampierre succeeded to the countship of Flanders, and her grandson John II of Avesnes became count of Hainaut.
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 Philippe III
Philip III, in French Philippe III, surnamed "the Bold" (le Hardi), King of France, son of Louis IX and Margaret, daughter of Raymond-Bérenger IV, count of Provence, was born on the 3rd of April 1245.
The first subject of dispute was the inheritance of the count of Provence, Raymond-Bérenger IV, father of Margaret and of Eleanor, wife of King Henry III of England.
Margaret and her friends formed the league of Mâcon against Charles of Anjou, but the king managed to keep them at peace.
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 FLANDERS (Flem. Vlaand... - Online Information article about FLANDERS (Flem. Vlaand...
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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 Flanders, Brittany, Burgundy, Anjou, Normandy, Blois, Champagne, Toulouse, etc.
Margaret then married Philip the Bold, who became the first Valois Duke of Burgundy in 1364, as his brother succeeded to the throne of France as Charles V. Thus, the fortunes of Flanders pass into the House of Burgundy and ultimately to the Hapsburgs.
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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 Margaret of Burgundy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of Navarre, daughter of Robert II, Duke of Burgundy, wife of Louis I of Navarre and mother of queen regnant Joan II of Navarre
Margaret of Burgundy, daughter of the previous, countess of Holland and Hainaut, wife of William VI, Count of Holland
Margaret (Marguerite) (1394 – 1441), daughter of the previous, wife of (1) Dauphin Louis (heir of king Charles VI of France), (2) of Arthur de Richemont, the future Duke of Brittany
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 To Prove a Villain -- The Real Richard III
He received large grants from Richard III for his aid during Buckingham's rebellion and in 1483 was appointed Master of the Monies and Constable of the Tower, as well as being knighted by the King.
Queen Margaret continued to attempt to overthrow Edward and was partly successful in 1470, with the aid of Clarence and the disaffected Warwick.
His first wife was Margaret Neville, daughter of the Earl of Salisbury, and their only son, John, having died a prisoner in the Tower during his father's exile, he was succeeded by his nephew.
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 Margaret III, Countess of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Margaret of Dampierre (1350–1405) was Countess of Flanders and twice Duchess of Burgundy.
Through her mother (Margaret of Brabant, daughter of John III, Duke of Brabant), the younger Margaret was also a heiress of the Duchies of Brabant and Limburg.
Margaret was widowed in 1361, and with the death of her husband the duchy of Burgundy was inherited by John II of France.
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 Kingdoms of France - Flanders
The County of Flanders began with Judith, daughter of the Emperor Charles the Bald, who married twice to English Kings; but returned and eloped with Baldwin Iron Arm.
Finally, Flanders passed by marriage first to the Dukes of Burgundy and then to the Habsburgs.
Because of the inheritance of the Habsburgs, Flanders ended up, uniquely, as the only territory that began Middle Ages as part of France but ended them, as it still is, alienated from France.
www.kessler-web.co.uk /History/KingListsEurope/FranceFlanders.htm   (276 words)

 Richard III Society -- Isolde Wigram on the Princes
Since Lady Margaret and the princes' mother, the ex-queen Elizabeth Woodville, were by this time in close contact, it would be interesting to know how, and from whom, Elizabeth heard of the death of her sons, the prerequisite for her consent to the marriage of her eldest daughter Elizabeth of York with Henry Tudor.
However this meant that Richard III's enemies had shown their hand, and after the collapse of the rebellion the actions of both Elizabeths from then on do not suggest that either believed Richard responsible for the murder of the princes, or indeed that they had been murdered at all.
He had of course twice been briefly for safety in Flanders himself, with his brothers George and Edward respectively, and while the Dowager Duchess Margaret of Burgundy, their sister, held her own court at Malines it would be natural to turn to her for help.
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 De La Pole Documentation - Genealogy Notes Margaret De La Pole
He was descended from Sir John deHardy of Bedfordshire and Lady Margaret, d/o Michael de la Pole, a younger s/o the Earl of Suffolk.
But even these estates were seized, and finally forfeited in 1499, when he was forced to flee the kingdom as an outlaw, as it was said and believed, for having 'slaine a meane person,' for which he was excommunicated by the Pope.
Edmund and Margaret left, happily, only one child, a daughter, who died a professed nun in a convent in the Minories in London; and with her perished at the last of the once powerful race of De la Pole.
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The date of Margaret's birth cannot be ascertained with accuracy, but it must have been between the years 1038, when St. Stephen died, and 1057, when her father returned to England.
It appears that Margaret came with him on that occasion and, on his death and the conquest of England by the Normans, her mother Agatha decided to return to the Continent.
In 1250 Margaret was canonized by Innocent IV, and her relics were translated on 19 June, 1259, to a new shrine, the base of which is still visible beyond the modern east wall of the restored church.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Brussels
Regions are one component of Belgium's complex institutions, the three communities being "the"?title=other component: the Brussels inhabitants must deal with either the French (speaking) community or the Flemish Community for matters such as culture and education.
Charles V, heir of the Low Countries since 1506, though (as he was only 6 years old) governed by his aunt Margaret of Austria until 1515, was declared King of the unified Spain, in 1516, in the Cathedral of Saint Gudule in Brussels.
One way of quickly identifying whether you are in Brussels or in Flanders is by looking at the colors on the pilars of the traffic lights: they are red and white in Brussels, and yellow and fl in Flanders.
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 Malcolm III (Malcolm Canmore) and Queen Margaret
King Malcolm III had only been on the throne of Scotland for a short time when he sent troops to raid, loot and destroy the villages of Northumbria.
Whilst all of this was taking place, Malcolm's wife Margaret put all of her time and effort as wife and Queen of Scotland into religion and into creating a more civilised court in Scotland.
Margaret was interested in helping others and she did a lot of work in the church.
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 Francia Media:  Lorraine & Burgundy
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.
Margaret II marries the Emperor Louis IV, of the Bavarian Wittelsbachs.
It is noteworthy that Margaret of Mâle stood to become Countess of Burgundy through the prospective marriage with her cousin, Philip of Rouvre, the last Capetian Duke of Burgundy.
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 Selected Families/Individuals - pafg64 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Margaret Fitton [Parents] was born about 1350 in Gawsworth, Cheshire,, England.
Margaret Audley [Parents] was born about 1317 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England.
Margaret De Clare [Parents] was born in 1292 in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines
Henry III relents to his son's demands for assistance to fight the Welsh and joins him on a campaign to retake the territories lost to the Welsh under Llewelyn.
The barons and Henry III met at Oxford where fully armed, the barons showed Henry that he had no choice but to reform the way the country was being run.
A section of the abbey was rebuilt to hold the relic, and it was held in a purpose built shrine.
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 The Earl of Warwick, Richard Neville.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Margaret was ascendant to the king due to his "insanity " for the years 1453-55.
The Queen, Margaret, by all accounts was a cruel person, making her 7 year old son Edward Prince of Wales pass sentence of death on the prisoners.
However for Richard III 'tis but a short reign of two years before he is cut down in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth in Leicestershire, the last Battle of the Wars of the Roses.
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 Brussels - holidays in Brussels - hotels in Brussels
Regions are one component of Belgium's complex institutions, the three communities being "the" other component: the Brussels inhabitants must deal with either the French (speaking) community or the Flemish Community for matters such as culture and education.
Brussels is also the capital of both the French Community of Belgium (Communauté française Wallonie-Bruxelles in French) and of Flanders; all Flemish capital institutions are established here: Flemish Parliament, Flemish government and its administration.
It should be noted that due to the growth of the city of Brussels, the periphery, which is part of Dutch-speaking Flanders, attracts an important French-speaking population.
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 Louis II of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Louis II of Flanders (October 25, 1330, Male – January 30, 1384, Lille), known as Louis of Male, was the son of Louis I of Flanders and Marguerite of France, and Count of Flanders.
In 1347, he married Margaret of Brabant (1323–1368), daughter of John III, Duke of Brabant.
The Flemings again rose under Philip van Artevelde and expelled him from Flanders after the Battle of Beverhoutsveld; however, the influence of Philip procured a French army to relieve him, and the Flemings were decisively defeated at the Battle of Roosebeke.
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 Missouri Project - pafg13 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Flanders C Barnes was born 7 Mar 1814 and died 2 Sep 1887.
Callaway Flanders Barnes was born 7 Mar 1814 and died 1887.
Margaret A McDaniels [Parents] was born about 1785.
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 Brussels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In the 15th century, by means of the wedding of heiress Margaret III of Flanders with Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, the new Duke of Brabant comes from the House of Valois (namely Antoine, their son).
The area, which is geographically situated in the South of Flanders, was still mostly Dutch-speaking until the middle of the 20th century.
On 4 September 1998 the Council of Europe published a resolution entitled "Situation of the French-speaking population living in the Brussels periphery" http://assembly.coe.int/documents/workingdocs/doc98/edoc8182.htm which focussed on a linguistic conflict affecting six communes in Flanders, and made recommendations to both the Flemish government and the French-speaking inhabitants.
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 Order of Descendants of the Knights of The Garter in England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Order, consisting of the King and twenty-five knights, was intended by Edward III to be reserved as the highest reward for loyalty and for military merit.
Attended Edward III into Flanders in 1339 and served in the expedition to Brittany in 1342.
Daughter of John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster, K.G. She later married Henry, Prince of Asturias, who succeeded as Henry III, King of Castile and Leon.
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 My Clough Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
TABITHA4 FLANDERS (MERCY3 CLOUGH, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 11 April, 1711 in Salisbury, MA, and died 18 February, 1810 in Salisbury, NH.
Jesse Flanders was a soldier and Deacon of the 1st Baptist Church in Boscawen.
RUTH4 FLANDERS (MERCY3 CLOUGH, JOHN2, JOHN1)18 was born 31 December, 1727 in South Hampton, Rockingham, NH19, and died WFT Est.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
He was married to Philippa, daughter of William III, Count of Hainault in Flanders.
Their children were: Edward (the Black Prince), Isabella, Joanna, William, Lionel, John (of Gaunt), Blanche, Edmund, Mary, Margaret, William and Thomas.
Edward III was a popular, chivalrous King and picked his advisers wisely.
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 Claypool Ahnantafel (Clifton Branch) of J.L. McKenzie
335114 Baldwin V "the Pious" of Flanders, Count of Flander born roughly 1012, FRANCE; Married (1028) CAPET, Adela (Alix) of France, Princess; died Sep 1, 1067, Lille, FRANCE.
1340456 Arnolph II of Flanders, Count of Flanders born circa 961, FRANCE; Married (968) Rozela (Susanna) of Italy; died 988, FRANCE; occ.
343156752 Pepin III "The Short" of the Franks, King of Franks born 715, FRANCE; Married (740) Bertrada II of Laon; died Sep 24, 768, St Denis, FRANCE; occ.
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