de Flandre,  Count of Flandres Baudouin IV

de Flandre, Count of Flandres Baudouin IV

Male 980 - 1035  (55 years)

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  • Name de Flandre, Baudouin 
    Title Count of Flandres 
    Suffix IV 
    Born 8 Jan 980  Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Name Le Barbu 
    Died 30 May 1035  Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6598  Sullivan Burgess Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 

    Father Arnold ll,   b. Dec 961, Gent, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 987, La Chapelle, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother de Provence, Rozala Susanna,   b. Abt 945, Luxembourg Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1003, Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family de Luxembourg, Otgive,   b. 986, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1030, Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Abt 1004  Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. de Flanders, Ermengarde,   b. Abt 1005, Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Baldwin V,   b. Abt 1012, Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1067, Lille, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F2444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 980 - Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1004 - Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 May 1035 - Flandre, Somme, Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
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    Baldwin IV
    Baldwin IV

    Family Crest
    Baudouin Famiy Crest
    Baudouin Famiy Crest

  • Notes 
    • BAUDOUIN de Flandre ([980]-30 May 1035). The Genealogica Comitum Flandriæ Bertiniana names "Balduinum Barbatum" as son of "Arnulfus…et…Ruzelam quæ et Susanna"[187]. He succeeded his Father in 987 as BAUDOUIN IV "le Barbu Pulchrae Barbae" Count of Flandre, presumably under a regency considering his youth although the name of the regent has not yet been identified. Hugues Capet King of France recognised Baudouin's claim to all of Flandre, including the part previously taken by King Lothaire, and also arranged Baudouin´s mother's second marriage to the King´s son and heir, apparently as a reward for Flemish help when he seized power in 987[188]. "Baldwinus marchysus cum matre sua Susanna" donated "villam Aflingehem…jacentem in pago Tornacinse" to Saint-Pierre de Gand, after the death of "Arnulfi marchysi", by charter dated 1 Apr 988, signed by "…Waldberto advocato, Theoderico comite, Arnulfo comite, Artoldo comite, Baldwino comite, item Arnulfo comite…"[189]. After Count Baudouin's mother returned to Flanders following her repudiation, France retained Montreuil-sur-Mer, which provoked Flanders into joining a rebellion against King Hugues. The result was the return of Artois and Ostrevant to Flanders, although Ponthieu remained with France[190]. Count Baudouin established control over the northern part of the Ternois, including Thérouanne, Fauquembergues and Saint-Omer, which were previously under the suzerainty of the of Boulogne[191]. "Susanna regina…cum filio suo Baldwino" donated "alodem suum…in pago Flandrensi…in Holtawa…in Fresnere…in Clemeskirca…in Jatbeka…in Sclefteta…" to Saint-Pierre de Gand by charter dated 1 Jun 1003[192]. Baudouin captured the march of Valenciennes from Germany in 1006, but lost it in the following year when Emperor Heinrich II invaded Flanders and captured Gent. Count Baudouin subsequently arranged an alliance with the emperor who, in 1012, helped him install a new bishop of Cambrai, and enfeoffed him with the islands of Zeeland and, in 1015, with Valenciennes. The emperor, however, invaded Flanders again in 1020, supported this time by Robert King of France[193]. Count Baudouin arranged the betrothal of his son to the French King's daughter to help restore good relations[194]. His son rebelled against Baudouin after 1028. Count Baudouin was forced to take refuge in Normandy, where he married the duke's daughter and from where he returned to Flanders with reinforcements. His son submitted, but his Father permitted him to rule jointly[195]. The Annales Blandinienses record the death in 1035 of "Balduinus, gloriosus marchisus"[196]. The Annales Elnonenses Minores record the death in 1035 of "Balduinus comes filius Susannæ"[197].

      m firstly ([1012]) OGIVE de Luxembourg, daughter of FRIEDRICH Graf im Moselgau Vogt von Stablo [Wigeriche] and his Wife --- heiress of Gleiberg [Konradiner] (-21 Feb or 9 Mar 1030, bur Gent St Peter). The Genealogica Comitum Flandriæ Bertiniana names "filiam Gisleberti comitis Odgivam" as Wife of "Balduinum Barbatum"[198], the marriage presumably being arranged by Emperor Heinrich II as part of the alliance negotiated in 1012. Ogive is shown as daughter of Graf Friedrich in Europäische Stammtafeln[199]. There is no reference to Friedrich's older brother Gislebert having married and had children. The chronology does not favour Ogive being the daughter of Giselbert, son of Friedrich. It is therefore assumed that the reference to "Gisleberti comitis" is an error, although the primary source has not yet been identified which confirms that Friedrich was Ogive's Father. The Annales Blandinienses record the death in 1030 of "Odgiva comitissa"[200]. The Memorial of "Odgiva…Balduino domino" records her death "IX Mar"[201].

      m secondly ([after 1030]) [ELEONORE] de Normandie, daughter of RICHARD II Duke de Normandie and his first Wife Judith de Rennes [Brittany]. The Genealogica Comitum Flandriæ Bertiniana refers to "filiam secundi Ricardi ducis Normannorum" as Wife of "Balduinum Barbatum" after the death of Ogive[202]. The Annalista Saxo states that the mother of Judith was "cognatione beati Ethmundi regis", without naming her or giving a more precise origin[203]. Guillaume de Jumièges records that Duke Richard and his Wife Judith had three daughters, of whom the second (unnamed) married "Baudouin de Flandre"[204]. The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified. Count Baudouin IV and his first Wife had one child:

      a) BAUDOUIN de Flandre ([1012 13]-Lille 1 Sep 1067, bur Lille St Pierre). The Genealogica Comitum Flandriæ Bertiniana names "Balduinum Insulanum" son of "Balduinum Barbatum [et] Odgivam"[205]. He succeeded his Father in 1035 as BAUDOUIN V "le Pieux Insulanus" Count of Flandre.