Arnoul de Guisnes

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Arnoul van Gent, comte de Guines

Also Known As: "Arnould", "Arnold", "Count of Guisnes", "van Gent", "de Gent", "Ernoul de Guines"
Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Guines, Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: 1169 (70-78)
Castle At Guines,Pas-DE-Calais,France
Place of Burial: Sant Ingeveld
Immediate Family:

Son of Wenemar I, burggraaf van Gent and Gisela van Gent, dame de Guînes
Husband of Mahaut de Saint-Omer
Father of Louise de Guines; Béatrice ou Béatrix de Guines; Boudewijn II de Guines; Adelaide de Guines; Gisela de Guines and 2 others
Brother of Graaf Zeger I van Gent; Boudewijn van Gent; Margareta van Gent and Élisabeth Ide de Gand

Occupation: Comte, de Guines, Sieur, de Tornehem, Viscount 1124-1169, count of Guines violent occupation by 1142
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About Arnoul de Guisnes

ARNOUL van Gent

From Medlands:

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NORTHERN%20FRANCE.htm#ArnoulIGentGuinesdied1169B

son of WENEMAR [I] Burggraf van Gent & his second wife Gisela de Guines (-Newton, England 1169, bur Saint-Inglevert). He succeeded as Comte de Guines in 1146 after his great-niece Beatrix de Bourbourg was divorced by her first husband Aubrey [III] de Vere Earl of Oxford, who had been Comte de Guines de iure uxoris. "Arnoudus comes Ghisnensis" granted tax exemptions in his county to Gant Saint-Pierre by charter dated to [1127/69], signed by "Walterus comes, Alelmus de Ghisnes…Arnulfus vicecomes…"[633]. “Arnulfus…Gisnensium comes et Mathildis […de S. Audomaro] comitissa uxor mea et Balduinus filius meus” donated property to "Abbati Gunfrido de Claromaresch" by charter dated to [1145][634]. The Historia Comitum Ghisnensium records the death of "comes Arnoldus" in 1169[635]. The Chronica Andrensis records the death of "Arnoldus comes Gisnensis" while in England "in propria mansione sua apud Nevetona" and his burial "in Sontingeveld"[636].

m MATHILDE de Saint-Omer, daughter of GUILLAUME [II] Châtelain de Saint-Omer & his wife Mélisende de Picquigny (-after [1145]). The Historia Comitum Ghisnensium names "Mathildis" as daughter of "Willelmus Andomarensis castellanus" & his wife, specifying that Mathilde married "Arnoldus Gandavensis" and brought Tournai as her dowry[637]. “Arnulfus…Gisnensium comes et Mathildis […de S. Audomaro] comitissa uxor mea et Balduinus filius meus” donated property to "Abbati Gunfrido de Claromaresch" by charter dated to [1145][638].

Comte Arnoul & his wife had thirteen children

Baudoin II

Guillaume

Manasses

Siger

Arnoul

Marguerite

Beatrix

Adelaide

Euphemia

Lutgarde

Mathilde

Gisela


Agnes


Châtelain de Gand, seigneur de Borneghem

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Arnoul de Guisnes's Timeline

1095
1095
Guines, Pas-de-Calais, France
1134
1134
Age 39
Guînes, 62397, Pas de Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France,
1140
1140
Age 45
France
1142
1142
Age 47
Castle at Guines, Pas-de-Calais, France
1144
1144
Age 49
Ghent, Flanders now Belgium
1169
1169
Age 74
Castle At Guines,Pas-DE-Calais,France
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