Charles I, comte de Lalaing

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Charles de Lalaing

Also Known As: "Barón de Escornaix", "Señor de Montigny", "Hantes", "Brecle", "Señor de Oudenaarde"
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Oudenaarde, East Flanders, Flemish Region, Belgium
Death: July 18, 1525 (59)
Immediate Family:

Son of Josse of Lalaing and Jeanne Bonne de la Viesville
Husband of Jacqueline of Luxemburg
Father of Charles II, comte de Lalaing; Anna Marguerite van Lalaing; Philippe de Lalaing, II. graaf van Hooghstraeten; Antoine I de Lalaing and Jacques de Lalaing
Brother of Marguerite de Lalaing; Antoine de Lalaing, I. graaf van Hooghstraeten and Antoinette de Lalaing

Managed by: George J. Homs
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About Charles I, comte de Lalaing

Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece

  • Charles I de Lalaing - Wikipedia - English (car)
  • born - 1466 Oudenaarde
  • died - 18 July 1525
  • son of - Joost de Lalaing
  • married - Jacoba of Luxembourg
  • children -
  1. Jacob, died 29 Oct 1512 at the siege of Maisieres
  2. Charles II, count of Lalaing
  3. Philip, count of Hoogstraten
  4. Anna, died after 1602, married to Everard of Pallant, count of Culembourg

Political career

  • Charles was chamberlain to successively Maximiliam of Austria, Philip the fair and Charles V
  • On 17 Nov 1505 he was made a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece - 17th chapter, Middleburg
  • From 1504 on he was governor of Oudenaarde. When Charles V spent six weeks at Charles of Lalaing's estates during the Siege of Tournai in 1521, he met Charles' servant Johanna van der Gheynst. As a consequence of the brief affair that ensued, the future regentes Margaret of Parma was born
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Charles I, comte de Lalaing's Timeline

Oudenaarde, East Flanders, Flemish Region, Belgium
Age 40
September 30, 1509
Age 43
<Of Culemburg,Gelderland,Netherlands>
Age 44
July 18, 1525
Age 59