Hedwige Countess of Lorraine de Namur

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Hedwige Countess of Lorraine de Namur

Also Known As: "Edith of Namur", "Hadvide", "Hadwiger Namur (Flanders)", "of Namur"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Nomurcum (Present Namur), Lomacensis (within the present Walloon Region), Herzogtum Niederlothringen (within present Belgium), Heiliges Römisches Reich
Death: Died in Namur, Grafschaft Namur (within the present Walloon Region), Herzogtum Niederlothringen (within present Belgium), Heiliges Römisches Reich
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Albert II, comte de Namur and Regelindis de Namur
Wife of Gérard IV, duke of Upper Lorraine
Mother of Thierry II "the Valiant", Duke of Lorraine; Gérard I de Lorraine, comte de Vaudémont; Béatrice Clémence de Vaudémont, comtesse de Bourgogne and Gisela d'Alsace
Sister of Henri de Namur, comte de Durbuy; Albert III, comte de Namur and Irmgard de Namur

Occupation: aka Hedwige of Flanders, erfdochter van Chatenois
Managed by: Private User
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About Hedwige Countess of Lorraine de Namur

Gerard, Duke of Lorraine

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He was married to Hedwige of Namur (or of Flanders), daughter of Albert I, Count of Namur, and Ermengarde, daughter of Charles, Duke of Lower Lorraine. This marriage helped patch up relations with the baronage. They had the following issue:

  • 1. Thierry II (c.1055-1115), successor in Lorraine
  • 2. Gerard (1057-1108), count of Vaudémont
  • 3. Beatrice, married Stephen I, Count of Burgundy, Mâcon, and Vienne
  • 4. Gisela, abbess of Remiremont

Father Albert I of Namur, b. 975, Lorraine, France

Mother Ermengarde of Lorraine, b. 975, Lorraine, France

Family Gerhard IV of Lorraine, b. 1010, Alsace, France

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Ben M. Angel notes: On this person and on several others, limiting the birth and death location to just the modern equivalents serves to remove information about this person. In many cases, where modern information is placed in without any historical reference, it turns out to be dead wrong (i.e., the birth of someone of European ancestry in a New England town before the town is founded, sometimes before Europeans even landed in that part of the New World).

Although simply changing back "minimized names" that have been placed with such insufficient information (for cosmetic purposes at the expense of research value) has served to help with double-checking the accuracy of the names being placed, restoring every other day is frankly starting to get old and not really serving that purpose anymore. As a result, I'll start to keep a list of these extended place names on my home computer with the intent of quickly restoring the information once I've noted that the profile has been changed.

To those who are changing place names to modern equivalents only, I ask you to stop. Your efforts are hindering research. As a curator, I'm not a person that believes in locking profiles, as this effort is a collaboration. But you are erasing researched information in your effort to simplify displays. Please feel free to maintain a minimal display on your own private trees offline. Here, the extended place names are needed.

The following dates and places are saved for quick reference and restoration:

Birth: circa 1025 - Nomurcum (Present Namur), Lomacensis (within the present Walloon Region), Herzogtum Niederlothringen (within present Belgium), Heiliges Römisches Reich

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ed/Heiliges_R%C3%B6misches_Reich_1000.PNG

Death: circa 1070 (45) - Namur, Grafschaft Namur (within the present Walloon Region), Herzogtum Niederlothringen (within present Belgium), Heiliges Römisches Reich

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grafschaft_Namur

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Hedwige Countess of Lorraine de Namur's Timeline

1025
1025
Nomurcum (Present Namur), Lomacensis (within the present Walloon Region), Herzogtum Niederlothringen (within present Belgium), Heiliges Römisches Reich
1044
March 6, 1044
Age 19
Herzogtum Lotharingen, Heiliges Römisches Reich (within present France)
1057
1057
Age 32
Vaudemont, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
1059
1059
Age 34
Lorraine, France
1067
1067
Age 42
Vaudemont, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
1070
1070
Age 45
Namur, Grafschaft Namur (within the present Walloon Region), Herzogtum Niederlothringen (within present Belgium), Heiliges Römisches Reich
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