Matilda of Brabant, Countess of Artois

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Matilda of Brabant (14 June 1224 – 29 September 1288) was the eldest daughter of Henry II, Duke of Brabant and his first wife Marie of Hohenstaufen.[1]

Matilda of Brabant
Countess of Artois
Countess of Saint-Pol
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Medallion of Matilda of Brabant
Born(1224-06-14)14 June 1224
Died29 September 1288(1288-09-29) (aged 64)
Noble familyReginar
Spouse(s)
Issue
FatherHenry II, Duke of Brabant
MotherMarie of Hohenstaufen

Marriages and childrenEdit

On 14 June 1237, which was her 13th birthday, Matilda married her first husband Robert I of Artois.[2] Robert was the son of Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile.[3] They had:

On 8 February 1250, Robert I was killed while participating in the Seventh Crusade.[5] On 16 January 1255, Matilda married her second husband Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol.[6] He was a younger son of Hugh I, Count of Blois and Mary, Countess of Blois.[6] They had:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Dunbabin 2011, p. xiv.
  2. ^ Nieus 2005, p. 166,176.
  3. ^ Dunbabin 2014, p. 244.
  4. ^ Gee 2002, p. 141.
  5. ^ Strayer 1969, p. 499-501.
  6. ^ a b c d Pollock 2015, p. 184.

SourcesEdit

  • Dunbabin, Jean (2011). The French in the Kingdom of Sicily, 1266–1305. Cambridge University Press.
  • Dunbabin, Jean (2014). Charles I of Anjou: Power, Kingship and State-Making in Thirteenth-Century. Routledge.
  • Gee, Loveday Lewes (2002). Women, art, and patronage from Henry III to Edward III, 1216-1377. The Boydell Press.
  • Nieus, Jean-François (2005). Un pouvoir comtal entre Flandre et France: Saint-Pol, 1000-1300. De Boeck & Larcier.
  • Pollock, M.A. (2015). Scotland, England and France after the Loss of Normandy, 1204-1296. The Boydell Press.
  • Strayer, Joseph R. (1969). "Crusades of Louis IX". In Setton, Kenneth M. (ed.). A History of the Crusades. II. University of Wisconsin.

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