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Robert I De Flandre

Robert I De Flandre

Male 1032 - 1093  (61 years)

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  • Name Robert I De Flandre 
    Born 1029-1032  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    History Source :
    "Robert I of Flanders (1029/1032 \endash 13 October 1093 in Kassel), known as Robert the Frisian, was count of Flanders from 1071 to 1092.

    History
    He was the younger son of Baldwin V of Flanders and Adèle, a daughter of King Robert II of France.
    Robert was originally intended to secure the northern borders of Flanders by his marriage to Gertrude of Saxony, Dowager Countess of Holland. After the death of his brother Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders in 1070 rebelled against Baldwin's widow Richilde, Countess of Hainau and her son Arnulf III, Count of Flanders. Arnulf was killed in the Battle of Cassel (1071). Richilde's younger son Baldwin II, Count of Hainaut took possession of Hainault and Robert became Count of Flanders.

    Family
    Robert married Gertrude of Saxony, widow of Floris I, Count of Holland and daughter of Bernard II, Duke of Saxony and Eilika of Schweinfurt. They had five children:
    Robert II, married Clementia of Burgundy
    Adela (d. 1115), who first married king Canute IV of Denmark, and was the mother of Charles the Good, later count of Flanders. She then married Roger Borsa, duke of Apulia.
    Gertrude, who married 1) Henry III, Count of Leuven and had 4 children. 2) Thierry II, Duke of Lorraine, and was the mother of Thierry of Alsace, also later count of Flanders
    Philip of Loo, whose illegitimate son William of Ypres was also a claimant to the county of Flanders
    Ogiva, abbess of Messines."  [1
    Died 13 Ot 1093  Chateau de Wynendaele, Belguque, age 64 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I374  Ellie Wood Keith
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 

    Father Baudouin V De Flandre, Dit Baudouin Le Pieux Ou De Lille,   b. 1012, Arras, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep, 1067, Lille, Nord-Pas-De-Calais, France, age 55 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Sainte Adele De France,   b. 1009, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan, 1079, Messines, Flandres, Belguque, age 70 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Gertrude of Holland (of Saxony),   b. 1030,   d. 4 Aug 1113, Furnes, Flandre, Belgique, age 83 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Gertrude De Flandre,   b. Abt 1070,   d. 1117, France, age 47 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)  [putative]
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 
    Family ID F188  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Robert I De Flandre
    Robert I De Flandre

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] Genealogy-Knights from Continental Europe to England'Ireland, Patrick R. Knight, (http://knight-france.com/geneal/names/1336.htm), http://knight-france.com/geneal/names/522.htm.