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Jan van Gistel

Also Known As: "Jean III de Ghistelles"
Birthdate: (52)
Death: October 28, 1315 (52)
Place of Burial: bur Bruges, église des Augustins
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan II, heer van Gistel en Huuse and Elisabeth van Zomergem van de Woestyne
Husband of Marguerite de Luxembourg Durbuy
Father of Jan IV, heer van Gistel; Wolfart van Gistel; Gerard van Gistel and Margaretha van Gistel
Brother of Wouter IV van Gistel and Boudewijn van Gistel

Occupation: Lord /Ghistelles, Lord of Ghistelles
Managed by: Dennis Harold Cloukey
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About Jan III, heer van Gistel

JAN [II] van Gistel, son of JAN [I] Heer van Gistel & his wife Isabelle van Vormezeele (-Dec 1289)...had five children:

1. JAN [III] van Gistel (-28 Aug 1315, bur Bruges, église des Augustins). “Isabeau veuve de…Jean Seigneur de Ghistelle, dame de la Wastinne et Jean son fils Sire de Ghistelle” agreed the division of territories, on the advice of “monseigneur Roger de Ghistelle et de monseigneur Willaume de Ghistelle son frère”, by charter dated Apr 1290 which names “ses autres enfans ayant leur âge: Philippe, Wautier, Alix et Isabeau”[1087]. Heer van Gistel. Limburg-Stirum records that an act dated Jun 1293 shows that proceeds from “le tonlieu de Bruges” were divided between “Isabelle de la Woestine...et son fils Jean de Ghistelles”[1088].

m firstly (contract Jun 1289) MARGUERITE de Durbuy, daughter of GERARD van Limburg Seigneur de Durbuy & his wife Mechtild von Kleve (-before 1305). The marriage contract between “Gérars de Luxenbourgh sires de Durbuy et Mehaus sa feme...no...fille Margherite” and “mon seigneur Jehan de Ghistele chevalier fille à...mon seigneur Jehan seingneur de Ghistele, de Formeseles et de Le Wastine”, providing for part of the dowry paid “envers no fille Katherine dame de Vorne”, is dated Jun 1289[1089]. Jan [III] & his first wife had five children:

  • a) JAN [IV] van Gistel (-killed in battle Crécy 26 Aug 1346).
  • b) GERARD van Gistel .
  • c) WULFARD van Gistel .
  • d) KAREL van Gistel .
  • e) MARGRIET van Gistel

m secondly (before 1305) as her first husband, ISABELLE Dame d’Oudenburg et de Merckem, Chambellane de Flandre, daughter of --- (-after Sep 1330). Heiress of la chambellanie of Flanders, and of the seigneuries d’Oudenburg et de Merckem. “Jan here van Gistele ende camerlinc van Vlaendren ruddere ende mijn vrouwe Isabeel vrouwe van Oudenbergh, van Gistele, van Merkeem ende camerlinge van Vlaenderen zyn wyf” granted property to “Gillis Hubrecht portre van Brugge”, naming “Janne, Gerarde, Wulfarde, Charle ende Joncvrouwen Margrieten zijne kinder van zinen eersten wive”, by charter dated 1305[1090]. She married secondly Robert d’Ailly Seigneur de Fontaines. A charter dated Sep 1330 records an agreement between “monseigneur Guillaume de Auxonne ou non et pour monseigneur de Flandres” and “madame Ysabiel dame de Ally” for the sale of “le tiere de Odenbourc, de Markehem, le cambrelage de Flandres”, with the consent of “segneur et mary monseigneur de Ally”[1091].


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Age 23
October 28, 1315
Age 52
bur Bruges, église des Augustins