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Maria van Lannoy

Birthdate: (28)
Birthplace: Tourcoing, Nord, France
Death: 1558 (24-32)
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Daughter of Jean de Lannoy, seigneur de Molembaix and Jeanne de Ligne, dame de Barbançon
Wife of Jan IV de Glymes, markies van Bergen op Zoom
Sister of Florent de Lannoy and Gysbert de Lannoy, de Lannoy

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  • 'The royal descent and colonial ancestry of Mrs. Harley Calvin Gage (c1910)
  • 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 ;
      • GYSBERT THE HUGUENOT, born 1535, at Tourcoing in Flanders, was baptised in the Roman Catholic Church, but became a Protestant after the Siege of Tourcoing by the Huguenots, commonly so-called in derision after 1560, the word Huguenot signifying Confederate. Gysbert married, in 1558, the Protestant Heiress, Lady Marguerite de Ligne, and removed to Tournai in Hainault, where the public records show that he and his son Jean were residing in 1599. Gysbert' s 'sister, Marie, married Jean de Glymes, Marquis de Berghes, Count of Valhain and Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece, a nobleman of Brabant. He was created Marquis de Berghes, 23d May, 1533, by Charles V., German-Roman Emperor (H.R.E.)' - Gysbert's marriage with the Protestant Heiress and subsequent complete alliance with the Huguenots caused a serious family feud, he being the first Protestant in any branch of his family, and he was disinherited by his father. The estates passed at the death of the latter, to 'his sister Marie, in 1560, and upon her death, 22d May, 1567, without issue', to her aunt Marie, who, in turn, left them to another niece. Gysbert used the coat-armor of Barbancon, inherited from his mother, and the Lannoy armes of his paternal ancestors. His son ;
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Tourcoing, Nord, France
Age 28
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