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  • 'The royal descent and colonial ancestry of Mrs. Harley Calvin Gage (c1910)
  • PRINCESS MARIE MANUEL DE LA CERDA, born 1468, died 1500, Spanish Princess through her mother, and granddaughter of Edward I. , King of Portugal through her father. She was, therefore, a great-great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and great-great-great-granddaughter of Edward III., King of England, through her English great-grandmother, Philippa. She married, 1488, Baudouin of Burgundy, born 1445, died 1508, son of Philippe III, surnamed the Good, Duke of Burgundy and the Netherlands, also called the Magnificent, the most powerful monarch of his time and Founder and first Grand Master of the Order of the Golden Fleece. The members of this Order, founded by Philippe III., to celebrate his marriage with the Infanta Isabella, daughter of John III., the Great, King of Portugal by his English wife
  • Philippa, daughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, enjoyed great distinction, taking precedence over all save kings, virtually holding the rank of "Princes of the Blood Royal". Baudouin was the half-brother of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, born 13th February, 1433, killed at the Siege of Nancy, 27th March, 1477, son of Philippe III., Duke of Burgundy by his third wife the Infanta Isabella, born 1395, died 1472. Charles the Bold was the last of the Dukes of Burgundy and second Grand Master of the Order of the Golden Fleece, founded by his father. Charles died leaving one only child, Marie, Duchess of Burgundy, born 13th February, 1457, died 27th March, 1482, by his second wife, Isabella of Bourbon, died 25th September, 1465. Marie, being the sole heiress of her father, she became the wealthiest and most eagerly sought after alliance of all Europe. She married, 1477, the Archduke Maximillian of Austria, afterwards, 1493-1519, German-Roman Emperor (H. R. E.) , a part of her vast possessions then reverting to the Crown of France, and a part being taken over by Austria, the latter including the Grand Mastership of, the Order of the Golden Fleece. This supreme distinction was held by Marie's husband, the Emperor Maximilian I., and has passed through successive Austrian Emperors to its present holder, Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria. The mother of Baudouin, son of Philip III., Duke of Burgundy, was the Lady Catherine de Tiesferies, daughter of Martin, Count de Tiesferies by his wife, the Lady Richarde de la Blanque. Baudouin of Burgundy was Baron de Bagnuolo, Lord of Falais, Lord of Bredam, Lord of Sommerdick and Lord of Manilly, Governor of Lille, Envoy to Spain, Knight of the Golden Fleece. In 1488, Baudouin was Ambassador to Spain; in 1477, he fought with his brother Charles, the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, in the disastrous siege of Nancy, where Charles lost his life and Baudouin was taken prisoner, afterwards being ransomed. Again in 1490, a ransom of L12,000 ($60,000) was paid for him. His daughter ;
    • ' LADY MAGDELAINE OF BURGUNDY, LADY OF FALAISE, was born 1489, died 1511. She was the granddaughter of Philippe III., the Magnificent, Duke of Burgundy and the Netherlands, and cousin of Marie, Duchess of Burgundy, Empress of Austria, wife of the Emperor Maximilian I., of the Holy Roman Empire, 1493-1519, born 1459. She married, 1509, Philippe de Lannoy, Lord of Molembais, of Solre-le-Chateau, of Colroy and Lord of Turcoing in Flanders, born 1489, died 12th September, 1543. In 1531, he was created a Knight of the Order of the Golden Feece, his official number being CLXXXIII., and, in 1535, a Knight of the Imperial Order of the Golden Cross by the Emperor Charles V. , of Germany and the Holy Roman Empire, 1519-1556, to whom he was Councillor and Lord High Chamberlain. Philippe's grandfather was Baudouin de Lannoy, surnamed *'le Begue", Lord of Molembais and Governor of Lille, who, in 1429, was one of the twenty Founder Knights at the institution of the Order of the Golden Fleece, his official number being XIX. He died 1474. The son of this nobleman, by his wife, Adrienne de Berlaymont, Lady of Solre-le-Chateau (died 29th April, 1439), daughter of Jacques de Berlaymont, Lord of Solre-le-Chateau, by his wife, Catherine de Robersart, was Baudouin de Lannoy, Lord of Molembais and of Solre-le-Chateau, born 1438, died 7th May, 1501. He was a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, No. LXXXIX., Lord High Chamberlain and Grand Master of the Palace, 1477-1501, to Maximilian I., Emperor of Austria and of the Holy Roman Empire. He served with the Duke of Burgundy at the Siege of Beauvais in 1472, and was the Governor of Zutphen. He married Michelle d'Esne, Lady of Colroy (died 22d April, 1511), daughter of Ame, Lord of Esne d'Haullien by his wife Habilan de Manilla, and was knighted by Maximilian I. This Baudouin de Lannoy, as aforesaid, was the father of Phillipe de Lannoy, Lord of Molembais, &c., who married Lady Magdelaine of Burgundy as aforesaid, and their son ;
      • JEAN DE LANNOY, LORD OF MOLEMBAIS, OF SOLRE-LE CHATEAU AND OF COLROY, born 1511, died 25th May, 1560. He was created Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in 1546, No. CCVIII., Lord High Chamberlain to Charles V., Emperor of Germany, and of the Holy Roman Empire, 1519-1556, Governor of Hainault and Captain-General of Flanders in 1559. Jean married in 1534, Jeanne de Ligne, Lady of Barbancon, daughter of Louis de Ligne, Lord of Barbancon, by his wife, Marie de Berghes, Heiress. Their only son ;
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Age 24
Molenbaix, Hainaut, Walloon Region, Belgium
Age 25
June 14, 1511
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