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  Robert II, Count of Flanders - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert established a regency council in Flanders and followed the retinue Godfrey of Bouillon, Duke of Lower Lorraine.
Robert responded by supporting the revolt of the Commune of Cambrai against the emperor and his supporter, Bishop Gaulcher, and seized a number of castles.
Robert led an army against Meaux, but near the city he was fatally wounded, fell of his horse, and drowned in the Marne.
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 Netherlands - LoveToKnow 1911
Here we are concerned only with their earlier history, which is put for convenience under this heading in order to separate the account of the period when they formed practically a single area for historical purposes from that of the time when Holland and Belgium became distinct administrative units.
It was precisely at this time that Flanders, and gradually the other feudal states of the Netherlands, by marriage, purchase, treachery or force, fell under the dominion of the house of Burgundy.
He inherited Flanders and Artois, purchased the county of Namur (1427) and compelled his cousin Jacqueline, the heiress of Holland, Zeeland, Hainault and Friesland, to surrender her possessions to him, 1428.
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 Robert II
Pope Gregory V, whose favor Robert vainly sought to win by allowing Arnulf, the imprisoned archbishop, to return to his see of Reims and forcing Gerbert to flee to the court of the emperor Otto III, excommunicated the king, and a council at Rome imposed a seven years' penance upon him.
Robert's concluding days were troubled by a rising on the part of these two sons, and after a short war, in which he was worsted, the king died at Melun on the 2oth of July 1031.
Robert added to the royal domains, and was greatly aided by the support of Richard II and Richard III, dukes of Normandy, the latter of whom was his son-in-law.
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 A history from 800 to 1300ad
Robert de Brus, “The Noble,” was laird of Annandale and a grandson of Scotland’s King David I. During the English civil war, he raised an army of Scots and fought on the side of the English monarchy.
Grandson of the laird of Annandale Robert de Brus, “The Noble,” and son of Robert de Brus and Marjorie, countess of Carrick, the infant was born close to the line of Scottish succession, and was thus fated to become King Edward’s mortal enemy.
Robert de Brus was the son of second daughter, Isabel, and thus one generation closer to Earl David.
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 Nancy Wright Ahnentafel
Robert Washington: born in 1455 in of Warton, Lancashire, England; died in 1528.
Robert de_Washington: born in 1296 in of Carnforth; married in 1340; died between 1346 and 1348.
Robert - "The Devil", Duke of Normandy: born in of Normandy; died in 1035.
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 Europe - List Of State Leaders In 1093
Baden - Herman II of Baden Herman II, Rulers of Baden Margrave of Baden (1073- 1130)
Sviatopolk II of Kiev Sviatopolk II, rulers of Kyivan Rus ruler of Kyivan Rus (1093— 1113)
Styria - Ottokar II of Styria Ottokar VI, Styria (duchy) Duke of Styria (1084- 1122)
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 Crusaders, Greeks, and Muslims by Sanderson Beck
Adhémar and Raymond were joined by Hugh of Vermandois, Robert II of Flanders, Duke Robert of Normandy, Count Stephen of Blois, Duke Godfrey of Lower Lorraine, Count Eustace III of Boulogne, and his brother Baldwin.
Tancred was reconciled with Baldwin II of Edessa, and the Toulouse inheritance was divided as Bertram pledged fealty to King Baldwin.
Robert of Courtenay was crowned Emperor at Constantinople by Patriarch Matthew in 1221.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Robert, King of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Robert II ROBERT II [Robert II] 1316-90, king of Scotland (1371-90), nephew and successor of David II.
Robert I ROBERT I [Robert I] (Robert the Magnificent), d.
Stuart, Robert, 1st duke of Albany STUART, ROBERT, 1ST DUKE OF ALBANY [Stuart, Robert, 1st duke of Albany] 1340?-1420, regent of Scotland; third son of Robert II.
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 Robert II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert II of Scotland (1316-1390), known as "The Steward"
Robert II of Flanders (1065-1111), known as "Robert of Jerusalem"
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 The Gnostic Science of Alchemy Chapter Eleven
Urban II, born Odo of Chatillon-sur-Marne and a former Prior of Cluny, was a man of broad views, an experienced organizer and a skilled diplomat dedicated to his predecessor's, Gregory VII, program of reforms.
The group was officially under the leadership of the Bishop of Le Puy, Adhemar, as papal legate, and included Raymond of Toulouse, an old crusader from the Spanish wars, Hugh of Vermandois and Robert II of Flanders along with Robert, the Duke of Normandy and his brother-in-law, the hapless Stephan, Count of Blois.
Unlike Robert de Boron, who thought the Grail events happened in the first century after Christ's death, the anonymous author of the Perlesvaus clearly dates the events in his story to the late 5th century, the time of both the historical King Arthur and the rise of the Merovingian dynasty.
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 Ancestors of Robert II, Duke of Normandie
Robert contributed to the restoration of Henry King of France to his throne, and received from the gratitude of that monarch, the Vexin, as an additional to his patrimonial domains.
Robert aided King Henry I of France against Henry's rebellious brother and mother, and for his help he was given the territory of the Vexin.
Robert married Margaret Estrith of Denmark in 1031.
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 Flanders, Brittany, Burgundy, Anjou, Normandy, Blois, Champagne, Toulouse, etc.
Joanna's first husband, Ferrand, son of King Sancho I of Portugal, was captured by King Philip II of France in the defeat of Emperor Otto IV at the battle of Bouvines in 1214.
One notable exception is the fortune of Henry, son of Robert I, who acquires a county in Spain, marrying an illegitimate daughter of Alfonso VI of León and Castile.
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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Robert was a direct descendant of Rollo the Ganger.
Henry II was the first monarch of the house of Anjou, or Plantagenet, he was born in Le Mans, France.
ROBERT WARRE (c1425-c1475) of Chipley, Somerset, England, married Thomasine (Thomazin), daughter and heir of Thomas Chipley.
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 Ancestors and Family of Robert II Curthose of Normandy
Robert was the eldest son of King William I of England.
England fell to his younger brother William II, with whom Robert was intermittently at war (1090-96) until Robert, in 1096, pawned Normandy to William so he could join the crusades of Pope Urban II.
Robert married Sibylla of Conversano, daughter of Geoffrey of Conversano and Unknown, in 1100 in Apulia, Sicily, Italy.
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 NETHERLANDS - Online Information article about NETHERLANDS
During the 9th and loth centuries the Netherlands suffered cruelly from the attacks of the Northmen, who ravaged the The -n- shores and at times penetrated far inland.
Philip of Flanders, Otto I. of Gelderland and Henry I. of Brabant.
Zeeland, repeated with modifications the characteristics of the communes of Flanders and Brabant.
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 My Flanders Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
JOHN2 FLANDERS (STEPHEN1)20 was born 11 February, 1658/59 in Salisbury, Essex, MA21, and died 24 December, 1716 in Salisbury, Essex, MA21.
Jesse Flanders was a soldier and Deacon of the 1st Baptist Church in Boscawen.
LOIS4 FLANDERS (JOSIAH3, JOHN2, STEPHEN1) was born 15 April, 1730 in Salisbury, Essex, MA, and died 30 December, 1754 in Amesbury, Essex, MA.
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 Our Family - pafc313 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
She was the daughter of count Baldwin V of Flanders, and Adela Capet (1000-1078/9), daughter of Robert II of France.
Robert I of Flanders, known as Robert the Frisian, was count of Flanders from 1070 to 1092.
Robert was originally intended to secure the northern borders of Flanders by his marriage to Gertrude of Holland.
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She md William I of Normandy, The Conqueror, King of England, Duke of Normandy, 1053, Normandy, France, son of Robert I of Normandy, Duke of Normandy "the Magnificent", and Arlette/Herleve of Falaise.
Robert le Frison, Count of Flanders, b abt 1035, d 3 Oct 1093.
She md Thierry II, Duke of Lorraine, abt 1089, son of Gerard IV, Count of Alsace, Duke of Upper Lorraine, and Hadwide of Namur.
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 Crusades - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Godfrey of Bouillon and his brothers Eustace and Baldwin (later Baldwin I of Jerusalem), Raymond IV of Toulouse, Bohemond I, Tancred, Robert of Normandy, and Robert II of Flanders arrived early in 1097.
The Crusader Baldwin I of Flanders was elected first Latin Emperor of Constantinople, but within a year he was captured and killed by the Bulgarians and succeeded by his brother Henry.
King Andrew II of Hungary, Duke Leopold VI of Austria, John of Brienne, and the papal legate Pelasius were among the leaders of the expedition, which was aimed at Egypt, the center of Muslim strength.
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 History of Ethics Chronological Index 750-1300 CE
1005 Heinrich II suppressed an uprising of Frisians.
1014 Heinrich II was crowned Emperor by Pope Benedict VIII.
1088 Ostia bishop Odo was elected Pope Urban II at Tarracina.
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 Belgium : In Depth : Dateline | Frommers.com
1096 Two Belgian knights, Duke Godfrey of Bouillon and Count Robert II of Flanders, are among the key military leaders of the first Crusade.
Constitution is amended to create a federal state composed of the autonomous regions of Flanders and Wallonia, and Brussels-Capital, with the German-speaking communities a largely self-governing part of Wallonia.
December 4: Prince Philippe, son of King Albert II and heir to the throne, marries Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz.
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Judith (b 844, a 870, dau of Charles II 'the Bald', King of the West Franks, Holy Roman Emperor)
Baldwin II 'the bald', Count of Flanders and Artois (b 863/5, d 10.09.918)
Robert I 'le Frison', Count of Flanders (b 1031, d 13.10.1093)
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The Christian Democrats of the Christian Democrat Party (CDandV) (Flemish speaking) who were ousted from government in 1999 after nearly a forty year reign and the Democrat Humanist Centre (CDH) (French speaking) did not manage to find their way back into power, losing one and two seats respectively in the Federal Parliament.
Apart from the Liberal and Socialist victory and the terrible defeat of the ecologist movements, the general elections were also the occasion for new progress to be made by the extreme rightwing movements.
In Flanders, the Vlaams Blok (VB) with 18 seats, have three more MP's at the Federal Parliament in comparison with the last general election on 13th June 1999.
www.robert-schuman.org /anglais/oee/belgique/resultats.htm   (1086 words)

 Fitzroy, Geofrey --to-- Fleming, Nancy Ellen
Flanders, Baudouin II 'The_Bald' (0863 - 10 Sep 0918)
Flanders, Robert I 'Le_Frison' (1033 - 13 Oct 1093)
Flanders, Robert II (1065 - 05 Oct 1111)
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 The Quest for Jerusalem - Dr. Carl Edwin Lindgren
It was this representative's intent to appeal to Pope Urban II for military assistance in defending the
Baldwin of Flanders, Boniface of Montferrat, Philip of Swabia and Theobald of Champagne, with backing from Innocence III, mounted a crusade to strike what they hoped would be a final blow to the Moslem kingdom of Egypt.
Because of Alexius' desertion, Isaac II was released from prison and with Alexius IV became co-emperors.
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This was not the first appeal of the kind; while it may have helped to determine the time and the route of the First Crusade, 1095–99, its precise import is difficult to estimate.
The crusade was preached by Pope Gregory VIII but was directed by its leaders—Richard I of England, Philip II of France, and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I. Frederick set out first, but was hindered by the Byzantine emperor, Isaac II, who had formed an alliance with Saladin.
The Sixth Crusade,1228–29, undertaken by Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, was simply a peaceful visit, in the course of which the emperor made a truce with the Muslims, securing the partial surrender of Jerusalem and other holy places.
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Pope Urban II saw the request by Alexius I Comnenus as an opportunity to heal the Schism of East and West, especially as Alexius promised he would take measures toward recognizing Rome once Constantinople was safe from the Turks.
Later, Robert, Duke of Normandy, his cousin Stephen, Count of Blois, and his cousin Robert II, Count of Flanders travelled the same route and reached Constantinople in early May of 1097.
The plans of Pope Urban II to recapture the Holy Land, to come to the defense of the Byzantine East, and to unite Europe in a common cause were truly principled.
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In addition to liberation of the Holy Sepulchre and territories conquered by Seljuks, his aim to reunite the Greek and Roman Churches.
1096 First Crusade: under leadership of Robert of Normandy, Godfrey of Bouillon, Baldwin of Flanders, Robert II of Flanders, Raymond of Toulouse, Bohemond of Tarentum, and Tancred the Norman.
Excommunicated by the Pope, Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II led campaign to Acre and obtained jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Nazareth from Ayyubid Sultan Elkamil, by treaty.
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 Crusades: First Crusade
Urban II at the Council of Clermont (now Clermont-Ferrand) in 1095.
Exaggerating the anti-Christian acts of the Muslims, Urban exhorted Christendom to go to war for the Sepulcher, promising that the journey would count as full penance and that the homes of the absent ones would be protected by a truce.
, Robert of Normandy, and Robert II of Flanders arrived early in 1097.
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 Lebanon and The Crusades   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Jerusalem), Raymond IV of Saint Gilles (Count of Toulouse), Bohemond I (Bohemond the Norman), Tancred, Robert of Normandy, and Robert II of Flanders arrived early in 1097.
He was a devout, God fearing man. King Baldwin II had barely established himself on the throne when he heard of an alliance between Egypt and Damascus.
As the siege of Tyre progressed, Balak, the Turkish prince who held Baldwin II prisoner, was killed while besieging the city of Hierapolis.
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 Vincent Bridges » Blog Archive » The Gnostic Science of Alchemy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Largely as the result of the efforts of one individual, Pope Sylvester II, by the early years of the 11th century things had begun to change.
The Caliph Hakam II, son of the triumphant Abd-er-Rahman who forged Moslem Spain into a world power, surpassed every one of his predecessors in the love of literature and the sciences, we are told by the Moslem historian al-Maqqari.
Soon after his arrival, he was appointed head of the cathedral’s school by Otto II in appreciation for his diplomatic efforts.
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