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Arnulf of Ghent

Male 951 - 993  (42 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Arnulf of Ghent was born in 951 in Ghent, Flanders (son of Dirk II and Hildegard of Flanders); died on 18 Sep 993 in Winkel, West Friesland.

    Notes:

    Count in Frisia.

    Arnulf married Luitgard of Luxembourg in May 980. Luitgard (daughter of Siegfried of Luxembourg and Hedwig) died after 1005; was buried in Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Dirk III was born between 981 and 989; died on 27 May 1039; was buried in Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Dirk II (son of Dirk I and Geva); died on 6 May 988.

    Notes:

    Also called Dietrich. Count in Frisia.

    Dirk married Hildegard of Flanders. Hildegard (daughter of Arnulf I "The Great" and Adèle de Vermandois) died in 990. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Hildegard of Flanders (daughter of Arnulf I "The Great" and Adèle de Vermandois); died in 990.
    Children:
    1. 1. Arnulf of Ghent was born in 951 in Ghent, Flanders; died on 18 Sep 993 in Winkel, West Friesland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Dirk I was born about 870; died after 928.

    Notes:

    Count in Frisia. Count in Kinnemerland.

    Dirk married Geva. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Geva
    Children:
    1. 2. Dirk II died on 6 May 988.

  3. 6.  Arnulf I "The Great" was born about 885 (son of Baldwin II "The Bald" and Ælfthryth of Wessex); died in 964; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 890
    • Alternate death: 27 Mar 964
    • Alternate death: 27 Mar 965

    Notes:

    Count/Marquess of Flanders 918-965; Count of Artois 932-965; Count of Boulogne and Ternois 933-962; Lay-abbot of Saint-Bertin 933-945; Lay-abbot of Saint-Pierre, Ghent 923-941 and 953.

    Also called Arnulf "The Old"; Arnulfus Vetulus; Arnulfus Magnus.

    Arnulf married Adèle de Vermandois in 922. Adèle (daughter of Heribert II and (Unknown daughter of Robert I, King of France)) was born between 910 and 915; died in 958; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Adèle de Vermandois was born between 910 and 915 (daughter of Heribert II and (Unknown daughter of Robert I, King of France)); died in 958; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 960, Bruges, Belgium

    Notes:

    Also called Attala; Alix.

    Children:
    1. 3. Hildegard of Flanders died in 990.
    2. Baldwin III was born about 940; died in 961; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Bertin, Saint-Omer, Pas-de-Calais, France.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Baldwin II "The Bald" was born about 864 (son of Baldwin I "Iron-Arm" and Judith of France); died in 917; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 10 Sep 918

    Notes:

    Count/Marquess of Flanders 879-918. Count of Artois and Lay-abbot of Saint-Vaast 892-899; Lay-abbot of Saint-Bertin 900; Count of Boulogne 898-918; Count of Ternois abt 802-918.

    Also called Baudouin "le Chauve", Balduinus Calvus.

    Baldwin married Ælfthryth of Wessex in 884. Ælfthryth (daughter of Ælfred "the Great", King of Wessex and Ealhswith) was born about 870; died on 7 Jun 929; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 13.  Ælfthryth of Wessex was born about 870 (daughter of Ælfred "the Great", King of Wessex and Ealhswith); died on 7 Jun 929; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

    Notes:

    Also called Ælfðryð; Elftrude; Elstrude.

    In 918 she gave Liefasham (Levisham), Kent, to the Abbey of Mont-Blandin in Ghent.

    Children:
    1. Adalulf died in 933.
    2. 6. Arnulf I "The Great" was born about 885; died in 964; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.

  3. 14.  Heribert II was born between 880 and 890 (son of Heribert I and (Unknown wife of Heribert I)); died on 23 Feb 943; was buried in St. Quentin, Aisne, Picardie, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Meaux, Soissons, and Vermandois and lay abbot of Saint-Crépin and Saint-Médard of Soissons. The Henry Project says it is "very probable" that his father was Heribert I.

    Heribert married (Unknown daughter of Robert I, King of France). (Unknown (daughter of Robert I, King of France and (Unknown wife or mistress of Robert I, King of France)) died after 931. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 15.  (Unknown daughter of Robert I, King of France) (daughter of Robert I, King of France and (Unknown wife or mistress of Robert I, King of France)); died after 931.

    Notes:

    Alleged by various sources to be named Adele; Liegarde; Hildebrante.

    Children:
    1. Luitgarde de Vermandois died after 978.
    2. Heribert "The Old" died between 980 and 984.
    3. 7. Adèle de Vermandois was born between 910 and 915; died in 958; was buried in Abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Flanders.
    4. Albert I was born about 915; died after 7 Sep 987.
    5. Robert was born about 920; died after 19 Jun 966.