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Henry II of Louvain

Male Abt 1021 - Abt 1078  (~ 57 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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.

    Family/Spouse: Adelheid. Adelheid (daughter of Eberhard) died after 1086. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    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. Godfrey I of Brabant was born about 1060 in Louvain, Brabant, Belgium; died on 25 Jan 1139 in Jerusalem.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  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. 1. Henry II of Louvain was born about 1021; died about 1078; was buried in Abbey of Nivelles, Brabant.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Lambert I "The Bearded" was born about 950 (son of Reginar III "Longneck" and Adela); died on 12 Sep 1015 in Florennes, Namur, Belgium.

    Notes:

    Count of Louvain.

    "[K]illed at the Battle of Florennes defending his nephew's County of Hainault against the newly created Duke Godfrey of Brabant." [Ancestral Roots]

    Lambert married Gerberga of Lorraine between 985 and 990. Gerberga (daughter of Charles of Lorraine and Adelheid) died after 1017. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Gerberga of Lorraine (daughter of Charles of Lorraine and Adelheid); died after 1017.
    Children:
    1. 2. Lambert II was born about 991 in of Louvain, Brabant, Belgium; died after 21 Sep 1062.
    2. Mathilde of Louvain was born about 993.

  3. 6.  Gozelo I (son of Godefroid and Mathilde of Saxony); died on 19 Apr 1044.

    Notes:

    Count of Verdun; Duke of Lower Lorraine; Duke of Upper Lorraine; Marquess of Antwerp.

    Children:
    1. Regelindis of Lower Lorraine died in 1064.
    2. 3. Uda of Lorraine
    3. Godfrey "The Bearded" was born about 997; died on 24 Dec 1069.
    4. Pope Stephen IX was born about 1020 in Lorraine, France; died on 29 Mar 1058 in Florence, Firenze, Toscana, Italy.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Reginar III "Longneck" was born in 920 in Hainault, Belgium (son of Reginar II); died in 973 in Bohemia.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 928

    Notes:

    Count of Hainault. Died in exile.

    Reginar married Adela. Adela died in 961. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Adela died in 961.
    Children:
    1. Regnier IV was born about 950; died in 1013.
    2. 4. Lambert I "The Bearded" was born about 950; died on 12 Sep 1015 in Florennes, Namur, Belgium.

  3. 10.  Charles of Lorraine was born in 953 (son of Louis IV, King of Western Francia and Gerberga of Saxony); died in 991.

    Notes:

    Duke of Lower Lorraine. Also called Charles de Laon; Charles, Prince of France.

    Charles married Adelheid before 979. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Adelheid

    Notes:

    Also called Adelais de Vermandois; Adelaide of Lorraine.

    Children:
    1. 5. Gerberga of Lorraine died after 1017.
    2. Ermengarde of Lower Lorraine died after 1012.

  5. 12.  Godefroid (son of Gozlin and Uda); died after 996.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 2 Sep 997

    Notes:

    Count of Verdun bef 965 - aft 997; Count in Bidgau 959; Count in Methingau 960, 963; Marquess/Duke of Eename.

    Also called Gottfried "der Gefangene"; Godefridus; "Le Captive."

    Died on a 3rd of September. [The Henry Project]

    Godefroid married Mathilde of Saxony about 963. Mathilde (daughter of Hermann and Oda) died on 25 May 1009. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Mathilde of Saxony (daughter of Hermann and Oda); died on 25 May 1009.
    Children:
    1. 6. Gozelo I died on 19 Apr 1044.
    2. Herman von Enham died on 28 May 1029.