County of Hainaut
The County of Hainaut (French: Comté de Hainaut, Dutch: Graafschap Henegouwen; German: Grafschaft Hennegau), sometimes given the archaic spelling Hainault, was a historical lordship withi...
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Counts of Hainaut
The Count of Hainaut was the ruler of the county of Hainaut, a historical region in the Low Countries (including the modern countries of Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and parts of northern Fra...
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Philippa of Hainault
Philippa of Hainault, LG (24 June 1314 – 15 August 1369) was Queen of England as the wife of King Edward III. Edward, Duke of Guyenne, her future husband, promised in 1326 to marry her within the foll...
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Joanna, Duchess of Brabant
Joanna, Duchess of Brabant (24 June 1322 – 1 November 1406), also known as Jeanne, was the heiress of Duke John III, who died in Brussels, December 5, 1355. Her mother was Marie d'Évreux.Joanna's firs...
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French Hainaut
French Hainaut is one of two areas in France that form the département du Nord. It corresponds roughly with the Arrondissement of Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Arrondissement of Cambrai and Arrondissement of Val...
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Baldwin I of Constantinople
Baldwin I (July 1172 – c. 1205), the first emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople, as Baldwin IX Count of Flanders and as Baldwin VI Count of Hainaut, was one of the most prominent leader...
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Alice of Namur
Alice of Namur (died July 1169) was the wife of Baldwin IV, Count of Hainault. Her son was the heir of Namur when her brother Henry IV of Luxembourg died childless in 1196. Her parents were Godfrey I,...
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Marie Louise of Orléans (1662–1689)
Marie Louise of Orléans (26 March 1662 – 12 February 1689) was Queen consort of Spain from 1679 to 1689 as the first wife of King Charles II of Spain. She was a granddaughter of Louis XIII of Fr...
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Albert VII, Archduke of Austria
Albert VII (13 November 1559 – 13 July 1621) was the ruling Archduke of Austria for a few months in 1619 and, jointly with his wife, Isabella Clara Eugenia, sovereign of the Habsburg Netherlands...
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Albert I, Duke of Bavaria
Duke Albert I (German: Albrecht; 25 July 1336, Munich – 13 December 1404, The Hague) KG, was a feudal ruler of the counties of Holland, Hainaut, and Zeeland in the Low Countries. Additionall...
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Anna of Austria, Queen of Spain
Anna of Austria (1 November 1549 – 26 October 1580) was Queen of Spain by virtue of her marriage to her uncle, King Philip II of Spain.
She was the eldest daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian...
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Elisabeth of France (1602–1644)
Elisabeth of France (22 November 1602 – 6 October 1644) was Queen consort of Spain (1621 to 1644) and Portugal (1621 to 1640) as the first wife of King Philip IV of Spain. She was the eldest daughter ...
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William I, Count of Hainaut
William I, Count of Hainaut (c. 1286 – 7 June 1337) was Count William III of Avesnes, Count William III of Holland and Count William II of Zeeland from 1304 to his death.
William, born c....
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Maud, Countess of Leicester
Maud of Lancaster (4 April 1339 – 10 April 1362), also known as Matilda, Countess of Hainault, was a 14th-century English noblewoman who married into the Bavarian royal family.The eldest daughte...
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Emanuel Philibert de Lalaing
Emanuel Filibert van Lalaing (Valenciennes, May 5, 1557 - Mons December 27, 1590) was a noble and army commander from the Low Countries. Emanuel Philibert was the third son of Charles II de Lalaing an...
William I, Duke of Bavaria
William I, Duke of Bavaria-Straubing (Frankfurt am Main, 12 May 1330 – 15 April 1389, Le Quesnoy), was the second son of the emperor Louis IV the Bavarian from his second wife Margaret of Hollan...
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Margaret of Brieg
Margaret of Brieg (1342–1386) was a daughter of Ludwik I the Fair and his wife, Agnes of Sagan. She was Duchess consort of Bavaria by her marriage to Albert I, Duke of Bavaria.
Margaret was the el...
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Masselot
Masselot is the name of a family whose origin has been attested since the Middle Ages in Flanders and in the County of Hainaut, at the Court of Mons. This family afforded persons from all kind of fiel...
Maria Luisa of Spain
Infanta Maria Luisa of Spain (Spanish: María Luisa, German: Maria Ludovika) (24 November 1745 – 15 May 1792) was Holy Roman Empress, German Queen, Queen of Hungary and Bohemia, Grand Duchess of Tuscan...
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Philip de Lalaing (1537–82)
Philip de Lalaing (Lallaing, 1537 - Mons, May 24, 1582) was 3rd Count of Lalaing and Lord of Escornaix and Wavrin.He was the eldest son of Charles II de Lalaing and Margaret of Croÿ (died 1549).In 157...
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Friso-Hollandic Wars
The Friso-Hollandic Wars, also called Frisian-Hollandic Wars (Dutch: Fries-Hollandse Oorlogen, Frisian: Frysk-Hollânske oarloggen), were a series of short medieval wars (ranging from single ba...
Walter de Manny, 1st Baron Manny
Walter Manny, (or Mauny), 1st Baron Manny, KG (c.1310 – 8 or 15 January 1372), soldier of fortune and founder of the Charterhouse, was from Masny in Hainault, from whose counts he claimed descent. He ...
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Saint Ghislain
Saint Ghislain (died October 9, 680) was a confessor and anchorite in Belgium. He died at the town named after him, Saint-Ghislain (Ursidongus).He was probably of German origin. Ghislain lived in the ...
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Charles II de Lalaing
Charles II of Lalaing (Lallaing? 1506 – Brussels November 23, 1558) was Count of Lalaing, Lord of Escornaix and stadtholder of the County of Hainaut.
He was the eldest son of Charles I de Lalaing ...
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Antoine I de Lalaing
Antoine I de Lalaing (1480–1540), 1st count of Hoogstraten and of Culemborg, was a Hainautese nobleman who held various offices in the court of the Dukes of Burgundy.
de Lalaing was a son of Joost...
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Baldwin II, Count of Hainaut
Baldwin II of Mons (1056–1098?) was count of Hainaut from 1071 to his death. He was the younger son of Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders and Richilde, Countess of Mons and Hainaut.
Baldwin becam...
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