Alice of Namur

Alice of Namur (died July 1169 at Valenciennes) was the daughter of Godfrey I, Count of Namur and Ermesinde, Countess of Luxembourg and Longwy the daughter of Conrad I of Luxembourg.[1]

Alice of Namur
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DiedJuly 1169
Valenciennes
Noble familyHouse of Namur
Spouse(s)Baldwin IV of Hainaut
FatherGodfrey I, Count of Namur
MotherErmesinde, Countess of Luxembourg and Longwy

Her father married her off to Baldwin IV, Count of Hainault around 1130.[2] Gislebert of Mons described her as having "a graceful body and a beautiful face".[3] Her son was the heir of Namur when her brother Henry IV of Luxembourg died in 1196.

Her children with Baldwin IV of Hainaut were:

She was buried inside Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, pp. 851 Archived 2017-12-27 at the Wayback Machine-852 Archived 2018-12-31 at the Wayback Machine).
  2. ^ Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 33 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, pp. 60-62). J.A. Everard, Brittany and the Angevins: Province and Empire, Cambridge, 2000, pp. 30-31.
  3. ^ Chronicon Hanoniae 33 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, p. 60).
  4. ^ a b c Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 34 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, p. 67), Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, p. 852 Archived 2018-12-31 at the Wayback Machine).
  5. ^ a b c d Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 34 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, pp. 66-67), Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, p. 852 Archived 2018-12-31 at the Wayback Machine).
  6. ^ Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, p. 852 Archived 2018-12-31 at the Wayback Machine).
  7. ^ F. Rousseau, Henri l’Aveugle, Comte de Namur et de Luxembourg (1136-1196), Liège, 2013 (= Paris - Liège, 1921), p. 12 (note 15). Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 55 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, p. 96), L. Devillers, Memoire historique et descriptif sur l'eglise de Sainte-Waudru a Mons, Mons, 1857, pp. 77-78.

BibliographyEdit

External linksEdit

  • Cawley, Charles, Namur, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
  • Cawley, Charles, Hainaut, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy