Dukes of Brabant and Counts of Louvain

Families covered: Dukes of Brabant, Counts of Louvain
Lambert I, Count of Louvain (b c950, d Florennes 12.09.1015)
m. (c994) Gerberge of Lorraine (b c975/7, d 1018, dau of Charles of Laon, Duke of Lower Lorraine)
1. Henry I, Count of Louvain (d 08.1038)
A.+ issue – Otto (d 1040/1), Adelheid, Kunigunde, Adela
2. Lambert II, Count of Louvain (d after 21.09.1062)
m. Uda of Lorraine (dau of Gozelo I, Duke of Antwerp, Duke of Upper and Lower Lorraine)
A. Henri II, Count of Louvain (b c1020, d 1078)
m. Adela of Betuwe, Countess of the Basques (b c1023, d 1086)
i. Henri III, Count of Louvain (d 05.02.1095)
m. Gertrude of Flanders (b c1080, d 1117, dau of Robert I ‘le Frison’, Count of Flanders )
a. Adelheid of Louvain
m. Simon, Duke of Lorraine
b. Gertrud of Louvain
m. Lambert, Count of Montaigu and of Clermont
ii. Godfrey I ‘Barbatus’, Duke of Brabant (b c1060, d Jerusalem 25.01.1139/40)
m1. (c1099) Ida de Chiny (b c1078, d c1117)
a. Godfrey II, Duke of Brabant (b c1107, d 13.06.1142)
m. (c1139) Lutgardis von Sulzbach (b c1109, d 1163)
(1) Godfrey III, Duke of Brabant (b 1142, d 08.1190)
m1. (01.1155) Margaret of Limburg (b c1135, d 1172, dau of Heinrich II, Duke of Limburg, Count of Arlon)
(A) Henri I, Duke of Brabant (b 1165, d 05.09.1235)
m1. (1179) Matilda de Boulogne (b 1170, d 16.10.1210, dau of Matthias, Count de Boulogne)
(i) Marie of Brabant (b c1190, d 1261/78)
m1. (after 19.05.1214) Emperor Otto IV (b 1177, d 1218)
m2. (07.1220) Willem I, Count of Holland (b c1167, d 04.02.1223)
(ii) Henri II, Duke of Brabant (b 1207, d 01.02.1248)
m1. (before 22.08.1215) Marie of Swabia (b 1201, d 1235, dau of Philip, Duke of Swabia, King of Germany)
m2. (c1240) Sophie of Thuringia (b 20.03.1224, d 29.05.1275)
(iii) Godfrey, Hr von Gaesbeek (b 1209, d 21.01.1254) had issue
m. Marie von Oudenaarde
(iv) Margaret of Brabant (dsp 1231)
m. (1206) Gerhard III, Count of Geldern (d 1229)
(v) Adelaide of Brabant (b c1190, d 1261/78)
m1. (1206) Arnulf, Count of Looz
m2. (03.02.1225) Guillaume X de Clermont (b c1195, d 1247)
m3. (before 21.04.1251) Arnold van Wesemaele (d after 1288)
(vi) Mathilde of Brabant (b c1200, d 22.12.1267)
m2. (06.12.1224) Floris IV, Count of Holland (b 24.06.1210, d 19.07.1234)
m1. (1212) Pfgf Heinrich II bel Rhein (d 1214)
m2. (04.1213) Marie de France (b 1198, d 18.08.1224, dau of Philippe II Auguste, King of France)
(vii) Elizabeth of Brabant (d 23.10.1272)
m1. (19.03.1233) Dietrich, Count of Cleves, Sn of Dinslaken (b 1214/15, d 1244)
m2. (1246) Gerhard II, Count of Wassenberg (d 1255)
(viii) Margaret of Brabant (d young)
(B) Adalbero of Louvain, Cardinal, Bishop of Liege (b c1166, d 24.11.1192)
m2. (1180) Imagina von Looz (d 05.06.1214)
(C) William of Louvain, lord of Perwez and Ruysbroek had issue
m. Marie de Orbais
(D) Godfrey of Louvaine (d 1225/26) went to England in 1196
m. (c1199) Alice de Hastings
(i) Godfrey de Louvaine (a 1221)
(ii) Matthew de Louvaine (d c1258)
m. Muriel
(a) Sir Matthew de Lovaine of Little Easton (d 1302)
m1. (before 31.05.1268) Helisant ??
m2. Maud Poyntz
Uncertain which wife was the mother of which children.
((1)) Sir Thomas de Louvaine (b 1291, d 1345)
m. Joan (possibly dau of Sir Robert de Basing)
((A)) John de Louvaine of Little Easton (d 1347)
m1. Joan
m2. Margaret Weston (d 1349, dau of Sir Thomas Weston)
((i)) Isabel de Louvaine (b 1341, d 1351)
((ii)) Eleanor de Louvaine (b 1345, d 1397)
m. (before 06.1359) William de Bourchier (d 1375)
((2)) Eleanor de Louvaine (d after 03.05.1326)
m1. Sir William de Ferrers of Groby (d before 20.12.1287)
m2. (before 28.01.1289) Sir William, Lord of Douglas ("le Hardi", a 1256, d 1298)


m3. (before 06.10.1305) Sir William Bagot of Hilde and Patshull (d c1326)
((3))+ other issue – Thomas (d 1318), Alice
(b) John de Louvaine
(c) Hawise de Louvaine
m. Sir Philip Basset (d 29.10.1271)
b. Henri of Louvain, a monk (d 1141)
c. Adela of Louvain (b c1103, d 23.04.1151)
m1. (29.01.1122, sp) Henry I ‘Beauclerc’, King of England (b 1068, d 01.12.1135)
m2. (1138) William de Albini, 1st Earl of Arundel (d 12.10.1176)
d. Ida of Louvain (d before 1162)
m. (c1128) Arnold II, Count of Cleves (d after 1147)
e. Clarissa of Louvain (d before 1140)
m2. (c1125) Clementina (dau of Guillaume, Count of Bourgogne)
f. Josceline of Louvain of Petworth (d 1180)
m. (after 1154) Agnes de Percy
iii. Adalbero of Louvain, Bishop of Liege (d 1128)
iv. Ida of Louvain (b by 1077, d 1139)
m. (1084) Baldwin II, Count of Hainault (b c1056, a 05.1098)
B. Reginar of Louvain (d Hesbaye 1077)
C. Adela of Louvain (d 1083)
m1. (before 1060) Otto von Orlamunde (d 1067)
m2. (1069) Dedo II von Wettin, Margrave of Niederlausitz, Regent of Meissen (d 1075)
i. Adeleid of Meissen (d 1071)
m. Ernst, Margrave of Austria (b 1027, d 1075)
3. Mathilde of Louvain
m. Eustache I, Count of Boulogne (d c1049)
4. Robert de Bruges (Castellan of Bruges 1046, emigrated to Normandy 1051)
This connection is not in either GENEU or ‘Royal Genealogies’ but has been suggested by http://www.baronage.co.uk after consideration of heraldic and other clues.
m. Emma of Brittany (dau of Allan, Earl of Brittany)
5. Eustace de Fiennes (a 1066)
This connection is not in either GENEU or ‘Royal Genealogies’ but has been suggested by ‘Tudor’.
m. Adela de Furnes (dau of Erard de Furnes)
Main sources: GenEU (Brabant2), ‘Royal Genealogies’.
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