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Alice of Louvain, Queen Consort of England

Female Abt 1103 - 1151  (~ 48 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Alice of Louvain, Queen Consort of England was born about 1103 (daughter of Godfrey I of Brabant and Ida of Chiny and Namur); died on 25 Mar 1151 in Afflighem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium; was buried in Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.

    Other Events:

    • Buried: Afflighem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium
    • Alternate death: 26 Mar 1151, Afflighem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium
    • Alternate death: 23 Apr 1151, Afflighem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium

    Notes:

    Also called Adeliza; Adelize; Athelice; Aeliz; Aleide; Aleyda; Aelidis; Adelide; Adelidis; Adelaidis.

    In 1150 she retired to a nunnery at Afflighem, in South Brabant, where she died the next year.

    Alice married Henry I, King of England on 29 Jan 1121 in Windsor, Berkshire, England. Henry (son of William I, King of England and Matilda of Flanders, Queen Consort of England) was born in 1068; died on 1 Dec 1135 in Lyon-la-Forêt, near Rouen, Normandy, France; was buried in Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England. [Group Sheet]

    Alice married William d'Aubigny between Dec 1136 and Aug 1139. William (son of William d'Aubigny and Maud le Bigod) was born in in of Buckenham, Norfolk, England; died on 4 Oct 1176 in Waverley Abbey, Surrey, England; was buried in Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. William d'Aubigny died on 24 Dec 1193; was buried in Wymondham Priory, Norfolk, England.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Godfrey I of Brabant was born about 1060 in Louvain, Brabant, Belgium (son of Henry II of Louvain and Adelheid); died on 25 Jan 1139 in Jerusalem.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 25 Jan 1140, Jerusalem

    Notes:

    Duke of Brabant. Count of Louvain. Duke of Lower Lorraine.

    The Bearded ( "A La Barbe"); the Courageous; the Great.

    Godfrey married Ida of Chiny and Namur about 1100. Ida (daughter of Otto II and Adelaide de Namur) was born about 1083; died between 1117 and 1122. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Ida of Chiny and Namur was born about 1083 (daughter of Otto II and Adelaide de Namur); died between 1117 and 1122.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 1116

    Notes:

    Complete Peerage erroneously gives her as a daughter of her maternal grandparents, Albert III, Comte de Namur, and Isa Billung. Reflecting more recent proofs, Ancestral Roots and Royal Ancestry both give her the correct parents.

    Notes:

    Ancestral Roots gives two different dates for this marriage: 149-24 says "abt. 1105" and 155-23 says "abt. 1100".

    Children:
    1. Godfrey II died in 1142.
    2. Ida de Louvain died before 27 Jul 1162.
    3. 1. Alice of Louvain, Queen Consort of England was born about 1103; died on 25 Mar 1151 in Afflighem Abbey, Brabant, Belgium; was buried in Reading Abbey, Berkshire, England.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Henry II of Louvain was born about 1021 (son of Lambert II and Uda of Lorraine); died about 1078; was buried in Abbey of Nivelles, Brabant.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1020
    • Alternate death: 1079

    Notes:

    Called "le Ceinture," the Belted. Count of Louvain and Lorraine.

    Henry married Adelheid. Adelheid (daughter of Eberhard) died after 1086. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Adelheid (daughter of Eberhard); died after 1086.

    Notes:

    Also called Adela of Orthen.

    Children:
    1. Henry III of Louvain died in 1095 in Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium.
    2. Ida of Louvain was born in in of Louvain, Brabant, Belgium; died in 1139.
    3. (Unknown) of Louvain
    4. 2. Godfrey I of Brabant was born about 1060 in Louvain, Brabant, Belgium; died on 25 Jan 1139 in Jerusalem.

  3. 6.  Otto II was born about 1065 (son of Arnold II and Adèle de Montdidier); died on 28 Mar 1125.

    Notes:

    Comte de Chiny.

    Otto married Adelaide de Namur. Adelaide (daughter of Albert III and Ida) was born in 1068; died in 1124. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Adelaide de Namur was born in 1068 (daughter of Albert III and Ida); died in 1124.
    Children:
    1. 3. Ida of Chiny and Namur was born about 1083; died between 1117 and 1122.
    2. Albert was born in 1090; died after 29 Sep 1162.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Lambert II was born about 991 in of Louvain, Brabant, Belgium (son of Lambert I "The Bearded" and Gerberga of Lorraine); died after 21 Sep 1062.

    Notes:

    Count of Louvain. Sometimes nicknamed "Baudry."

    "Lambert scorned both temporal and spiritual authorities and in 1054 even took up arms against Holy Roman Emperor Henry III. He was defeated and lost his life at Tournai. [...] During his reign Brussels began its growth. Lambert arranged to transfer the remains of Saint Gudule to the St. Michael church. This church, thereafter known as Saints-Michel-et-Gudule, developed to become St. Michael and Gudula Cathedral. Lambert also constructed a fortress on the Coudenberg hill." [Wikipedia]

    Lambert married Uda of Lorraine. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Uda of Lorraine (daughter of Gozelo I).

    Notes:

    Also called Oda of Verdun, Oda of Lower-Lorraine.

    Children:
    1. Adela de Louvain died in 1083.
    2. 4. Henry II of Louvain was born about 1021; died about 1078; was buried in Abbey of Nivelles, Brabant.

  3. 10.  Eberhard

    Notes:

    Count in the Betuwe.

    Children:
    1. 5. Adelheid died after 1086.

  4. 12.  Arnold II was born about 1040 (son of Louis II); died on 16 Apr 1106.

    Notes:

    Count of Chiny.

    Arnold married Adèle de Montdidier. [Group Sheet]


  5. 13.  Adèle de Montdidier (daughter of Hildouin IV de Montdidier and Adele de Roucy).

    Notes:

    Also called Adelaide.

    Children:
    1. 6. Otto II was born about 1065; died on 28 Mar 1125.

  6. 14.  Albert III (son of Albert II and Regelindis of Lower Lorraine); died on 22 Jun 1102.

    Notes:

    Comte de Namur.

    Albert married Ida about 1067. Ida died on 31 Jul 1102. [Group Sheet]


  7. 15.  Ida died on 31 Jul 1102.

    Notes:

    "Ida the wife of Albert III of Namur may have belonged to the ducal family of Saxony, as often asserted, but her origin is not certain." [Peter Stewart, SGM, 17 Jun 2016]

    Children:
    1. Henry I de la Roche
    2. 7. Adelaide de Namur was born in 1068; died in 1124.
    3. Godfrey of Namur was born in 1069; died on 19 Aug 1139 in Abbey of Floreffe, Belgium.