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Mathilde van Brabant (de Boulogne)

Also Known As: "‘Maud de Boulogne’ ‘Mathilde of Flanders’", "'Maud of Falnders'", "also known as Maud of Boulogne", "Mathilde de Boulogne (de Lorraine) (Geni Tree Match) Too Many Ancestors", "Mathilde of de Boulogne", "Maude of Flanders", "Mathilda/Maud of Alsace"
Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Death: October 16, 1210 (40)
Leuven, Flemish Brabant, Flanders, Belgium
Place of Burial: St Pieter te Leuven
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Matthieu d'Alsace, comte de Boulogne, and Marie de Boulogne, Comtesse De Boulogne
Wife of Henry I, duke of Brabant
Mother of Henry II, duke of Brabant; Maria de Brabant and Boulogne, Von Braunschweig; Margaretha of Brabant; Aleydis van Leuven; Daughter de Brabant and 3 others
Sister of Ida de Boulogne / Comtesse de Boulogne

Occupation: Duchess of Brabant
Managed by: Private User
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About Mathilde of Flanders, Duchess of Brabant

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Matilde of Flanders (1170-1210) was a daughter of Marie I, Countess of Boulogne and her husband Matthew, Count of Boulogne. Matilde was Duchess of Brabant, by her marriage to Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

Family

Matilde's maternal grandparents were Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. Her paternal grandparents were Thierry, Count of Flanders and Sibylla of Anjou. Matilde's elder sister was Ida, Countess of Boulogne.

Matilde's parents divorced the year she was born and her mother became a nun at St. Austrebert, Montreuil and died in 1182. Matilde's father, Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when Ida became Countess. Marie's lands in England went to her sister, another Matilda.

[edit] Marriages and children

When Matilde was only nine years old, she married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179. The couple went on to have six children:

  1. Marie (c. 1190 – May 1260), married in Maastricht after May 19, 1214 Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, married July 1220 Count William I of Holland
  2. Adelaide (b. c. 1190), married 1206 Arnulf, Count of Loos, married February 3, 1225 William X of Auvergne (c. 1195–1247), married before April 21, 1251 Arnold van Wesemaele (d. aft. 1288)
  3. Margaret (1192–1231), married January 1206 Gerhard III, Count of Guelders (d. October 22, 1229)
  4. Mathilde (c. 1200 – December 22, 1267), married in Aachen in 1212 Henry II, Count Palatine of the Rhine (d. 1214), married on December 6, 1214 Floris IV, Count of Holland
  5. Henry II of Brabant (1207–1248), married firstly before 22 August 1215 Marie of Hohenstaufen; married secondly in 1240 Sophie of Thuringia
  6. Godfrey (1209 – January 21, 1254), Lord of Gaesbeek, married Marie van Oudenaarde

Matilde died in 1210 or 1211. She was buried at St. Peter's in Leuven; her husband and their daughter, Marie were later laid to rest in the church.

After her death, Henry later married his second wife, Marie of France, daughter of Philip II of France. Henry and Marie had two daughters. All of Matilde's children lived to adulthood and subsequently married.


Matilda was also known as Maud of Boulogne, or Mathilde of Boulogne, or Mathilde of Flanders.


Matilde of Flanders (1170-1210) was a daughter of Marie I, Countess of Boulogne and her husband Matthew, Count of Boulogne. Matilde was Duchess of Brabant, by her marriage to Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

Contents [hide]

1 Family

2 Marriages and children

3 Ancestry

4 References


[edit] Family

Matilde's maternal grandparents were Stephen of England and his wife Matilda I, Countess of Boulogne. Her paternal grandparents were Thierry, Count of Flanders and Sibylla of Anjou. Matilde's elder sister was Ida, Countess of Boulogne.

Matilde's parents divorced the year she was born and her mother became a nun at St. Austrebert, Montreuil and died in 1182. Matilde's father, Matthew continued to reign as Count of Boulogne until his death in 1173, when Ida became Countess. Marie's lands in England went to her sister, another Matilda.

[edit] Marriages and children

When Matilde was only nine years old, she married Henry I, Duke of Brabant in 1179. The couple went on to have six children:

1.Marie (c. 1190 – May 1260), married in Maastricht after May 19, 1214 Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, married July 1220 Count William I of Holland

2.Adelaide (b. c. 1190), married 1206 Arnulf, Count of Loos, married February 3, 1225 William X of Auvergne (c. 1195–1247), married before April 21, 1251 Arnold van Wesemaele (d. aft. 1288)

3.Margaret (1192–1231), married January 1206 Gerhard III, Count of Guelders (d. October 22, 1229)

4.Mathilde (c. 1200 – December 22, 1267), married in Aachen in 1212 Henry II, Count Palatine of the Rhine (d. 1214), married on December 6, 1214 Floris IV, Count of Holland

5.Henry II of Brabant (1207–1248), married firstly before 22 August 1215 Marie of Hohenstaufen; married secondly in 1240 Sophie of Thuringia

6.Godfrey (1209 – January 21, 1254), Lord of Gaesbeek, married Marie van Oudenaarde

Matilde died in 1210 or 1211. She was buried at St. Peter's in Leuven; her husband and their daughter, Marie were later laid to rest in the church.

After her death, Henry later married his second wife, Marie of France, daughter of Philip II of France. Henry and Marie had two daughters. All of Matilde's children lived to adulthood and subsequently married.[1] [2]

[edit] Ancestry

[show]v • d • eAncestors of Mathilde of Flanders

                                 

 16. Gerard, Duke of Lorraine 
 
         

 8. Theodoric II, Duke of Lorraine   
 
               

 17. Hedwig of Flanders 
 
         

 4. Thierry, Count of Flanders   
 
                     

 18. Robert I, Count of Flanders 
 
         

 9. Gertrude of Flanders   
 
               

 19. Gertrude of Saxony 
 
         

 2. Matthew, Count of Boulogne   
 
                           

 20. Fulk IV, Count of Anjou 
 
         

 10. Fulk of Jerusalem   
 
               

 21. Bertrade de Montfort 
 
         

 5. Sibylla of Anjou   
 
                     

 22. Elias I of Maine 
 
         

 11. Ermengarde of Maine   
 
               

 23. Mathilda of Château-du-Loire 
 
         

 1. Matilde of Flanders   
 
                                 

 24. Theobald III, Count of Blois 
 
         

 12. Stephen II, Count of Blois   
 
               

 25. Garsinde of Maine 
 
         

 6. Stephen of England   
 
                     

 26. William I of England 
 
         

 13. Adela of Normandy   
 
               

 27. Matilda of Flanders 
 
         

 3. Marie I, Countess of Boulogne   
 
                           

 28. Eustace II, Count of Boulogne 
 
         

 14. Eustace III, Count of Boulogne   
 
               

 29. Ida of Lorraine 
 
         

 7. Matilda of Boulogne   
 
                     

 30. Malcolm III of Scotland 
 
         

 15. Mary of Scotland   
 
               

 31. Saint Margaret of Scotland 
 
         


[edit] References

1.^ Mathilde de Boulogne

2.^ Ancestors of Mathilde de Lorraine

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Categories: 1170 births | 1210 deaths | Medieval women | Duchesses of Brabant


Matthew of Alsace

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Their elder daughter was Ida, Countess of Boulogne. Their other daughter, Maud of Boulogne, married Henry I, Duke of Brabant.

Henry I, Duke of Brabant

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He married Mathilde of Boulogne (Mathilde of Flanders), daughter of Marie of Boulogne and Matthew of Alsace 1179. He had six children by his first marriage:

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Mathilde of Flanders, Duchess of Brabant's Timeline

1170
1170
Boulogne-sur-Mer, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
1187
1187
Age 17
France
1190
1190
Age 20
Brabant, Belgium
1190
Age 20
Brabant, Belgium
1194
1194
Age 24
Voeren, Flemish Region, Belgium
1197
1197
Age 27
's-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
1198
1198
Age 28
Brabant, Belgium
1200
1200
Age 30
Brabant, Belgium
1210
October 16, 1210
Age 40
Leuven, Flemish Brabant, Flanders, Belgium