Count Flanders

1071 Battle of Cassel

1119 Battle of Bures-en-Bray

1346 Battle of Crécy

Count Flanders is in Count.

On 10 Sep 918 Baldwin "Bald" II Margrave Flanders 866-918 (52) died. Arnulf "Great" I Count Flanders 890-965 (28) succeeded I Count Flanders.

In 934 Arnulf "Great" I Count Flanders 890-965 (44) and Adela Vermandois Countess Flanders 910-960 (24) were married. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

In 962 Baldwin III Count Flanders 940-962 (22) died. Arnulf II Count Flanders 960-987 (2) succeeded II Count Flanders.

Before 30 Mar 987 Arnulf II Count Flanders 960-987 and Rozala of Italy 950-1003 were married. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

On 30 Mar 987 Arnulf II Count Flanders 960-987 (27) died. Baldwin "Bearded" IV Count Flanders 980-1035 (7) succeeded IV Count Flanders.

In 1012 Baldwin "Bearded" IV Count Flanders 980-1035 (32) and Ogive Luxemburg Countess Flanders -1036 were married. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

Before 1055 Baldwin VI Count Flanders I Count Hainault 1030-1070 and Richilde Countess Flanders and Hainault were married. She by marriage Countess Flanders, Count Hainault.

On 01 Sep 1067 Baldwin VI Count Flanders I Count Hainault 1030-1070 (37) succeeded VI Count Flanders.

Battle of Cassel

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle William The Conqueror. 1070. Earl Baldwin (40) also died, and his son Arnulf (15) succeeded to the earldom. Earl William (50), in conjunction with the king of the Franks (17), was to be his guardian; but Earl Robert (37) came and slew his kinsman Arnulf (15) and the earl (50), put the king to flight, and slew many thousands of his men.

On 17 Jul 1070 Baldwin VI Count Flanders I Count Hainault 1030-1070 (40) died. 17 Jul 1070 Arnulf III Count Flanders 1055-1071 (15) succeeded III Count Flanders.

Battle of Cassel

On 22 Feb 1071 Battle of Cassel was fought between uncle Robert "The Frisian" I Count Flanders 1033-1093 (38) and nephew Arnulf III Count Flanders 1055-1071 (16), supported by his mother Richilde Countess Flanders and Hainault and Philip "Amorous" I King France 1052-1108 (18), over the succession of Flanders.

Arnulf III Count Flanders 1055-1071 (16) was killed. Baldwin Flanders II Count Hainault 1056-1102 (15) succeeded II Count Hainault. Robert "The Frisian" I Count Flanders 1033-1093 (38) was appointed I Count Flanders.

William Fitzosbern 1st Earl Hereford 1020-1071 (51) was killed. Roger de Breteuil Fitzosbern 2nd Earl Hereford -1087 succeeded 2nd Earl Hereford 1C 1043.

Eustace Flanders II Count Boulogne 1015-1087 (56) and his son Eustace Flanders III Count Boulogne -1125 fought for Robert. During the battle Robert "The Frisian" I Count Flanders 1033-1093 (38) and Richilde Countess Flanders and Hainault were captured, and subsequently exchanged for each other.

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In 1093 Robert II Count Flanders 1065-1111 (28) succeeded II Count Flanders. Clementia Ivrea Countess Louvain and Flanders 1078-1133 (15) by marriage Countess Flanders.

On 05 Oct 1111 Robert II Count Flanders 1065-1111 (46) was killed. Baldwin VII Count Flanders 1093-1119 (18) succeeded VII Count Flanders.

Battle of Bures-en-Bray

On or before 17 Jul 1119 at the Battle of Bures-en-Bray King Henry I "Beauclerc" England 1068-1135 (51) fought against the army of Louis "Fat" VI King France 1081-1137 (37).

Baldwin VII Count Flanders 1093-1119 (26) who was killed. Charles Estrigen I Count Flanders 1084-1127 (35) succeeded I Count Flanders. Marguerite Clermont Countess Flanders 1105-1145 (14) by marriage Countess Flanders.

On 02 Mar 1127 Charles Estrigen I Count Flanders 1084-1127 (43) was murdered at Church of St Donatian. William Clito Normandy Count Flanders 1102-1128 (24) was appointed Count Flanders. Sibylla Anjou Countess Essex and Flanders 1112-1165 (15) by marriage Countess Essex.

In 1128 Thierry Metz Count Flanders 1099-1168 (29) succeeded Count Flanders. Swanhilde Countess Flanders by marriage Countess Flanders.

After 1132 Thierry Metz Count Flanders 1099-1168 and Sibylla Anjou Countess Essex and Flanders 1112-1165 were married. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

In 1195 Baldwin IX Count Flanders VI Count Hainault 1171-1205 (24) succeeded VI Count Hainault, IX Count Flanders.

In 1223 William Dampierre II Count Flanders 1196-1231 (27) and Margaret II Countess Flanders 1202-1280 (20) were married. She a great x 3 granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She by marriage II Count Flanders.

On 03 Sep 1231 William Dampierre II Count Flanders 1196-1231 (35) died. William Dampierre III Count Flanders 1224-1251 (7) succeeded III Count Flanders.

On 05 Dec 1244 Joan I Countess Flanders 1199-1244 (45) died. Margaret II Countess Flanders 1202-1280 (42) succeeded II Count Flanders.

In Jun 1246 Guy Dampierre Count Flanders 1226-1305 (20) and Mathilde Bethune -1264 were married. He a great x 4 grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She by marriage Count Flanders.

On 06 Jun 1251 William Dampierre III Count Flanders 1224-1251 (27) died. Guy Dampierre Count Flanders 1226-1305 (25) succeeded Count Flanders.

In 1265 Robert Dampierre III Count Flanders 1249-1322 (16) and Blanche Capet Countess Flanders 1250-1269 (15) were married. They were third cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

In Mar 1265 Guy Dampierre Count Flanders 1226-1305 (39) and Isabelle Luxemburg Countess Flanders 1247-1298 (18) were married. They were third cousins once removed. He a great x 4 grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She a great x 5 granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

On 07 Mar 1305 Guy Dampierre Count Flanders 1226-1305 (79) died. Robert Dampierre III Count Flanders 1249-1322 (56) succeeded III Count Flanders.

In 1320 Louis Dampierre II Count Nevers I Count Flanders 1304-1346 (16) and Margaret Capet Countess Nevers amd Flanders 1309-1382 (11) were married. They were fourth cousins. She a great x 5 granddaughter of Henry "Curtmantle" II King England 1133-1189. She by marriage Countess Nevers, Count Flanders.

On 17 Sep 1322 Robert Dampierre III Count Flanders 1249-1322 (73) died. Louis Dampierre II Count Nevers I Count Flanders 1304-1346 (18) succeeded I Count Flanders.

Battle of Crécy

On 26 Aug 1346 the army of King Edward III England (33) defeated the French army at the Battle of Crécy. The English army was commanded by King Edward III England (33), his son Edward "Black Prince" Plantagenet Prince of Wales 1330-1376 (16), Thomas Beauchamp 11th Earl Warwick 1313-1386 (33), William Bohun 1st Earl of Northampton 1309-1361 (36) and John Beauchamp 1st Baron Beauchamp Warwick 1316-1360 (30).

The English army was included: Bernard Brocas 1330-1395 (16), Thomas Felton 1330-1381 (16), James Audley 1318-1369 (28), Robert Bourchier 1st Baron Bourchier -1349, Bartholomew "The Younger" Burghesh 2nd Baron Burghesh 1328-1369 (18), Reginald Cobham 1st Baron Cobham Sternborough 1295-1361 (51), John Darcy 1st Baron Darcy Knayth 1280-1347 (66), Robert Ferrers 3rd Baron Ferrers Chartley 1309-1350 (37), Richard Scrope 1st Baron Scrope Bolton 1327-1403 (19), William Scrope 1325-1367 (21), Stephen Scrope 1325- (21), William Latimer 4th Baron Latimer Corby 1330-1381 (16), John Lisle 2nd Baron Lisle 1318-1355 (28), Gerard Lisle 1st Baron Lisle 1304-1360 (42), Nicholas Longford 1285-1356 (61), Edward Montagu 1st Baron Montagu -1361, Walter Paveley 4th Baron Burghesh 1319-1375 (27), Michael Poynings 1st Baron Poynings 1318-1369 (28), Robert Ufford 1st Earl Suffolk 1298-1369 (48), John Vere 7th Earl Oxford 1312-1360 (34), Thomas West 1312-1386 (34), John Willoughby 2nd Baron Willoughby de Eresby 1303-1349 (43), John Wingfield 1320-1361 (26), Henry Percy 3rd Baron Percy 1321-1368 (25), Hugh Courtenay 10th Earl Devon 1303-1377 (43) (possibly), Walter "Elder" Devereux 1309-1376 (37), John Devereux 1302-1346 (44), Enion Sais Brecon, John Chandos 1320-1369 (26), Richard Pembridge 1320-1375 (26) and John Sully 1283-1388 (63).

The French army suffered significant casualties. Philip "Fortunate" VI King France 1293-1350 (52) was wounded. William de Coucy 1286-1335 (60) and his son Enguerrand 6th Lord de Coucy 1313-1346 (33) and were killed.

Charles Valois Count Alençon 1297-1346 (49) was killed. Charles Valois Archbishop Lyons 1337-1375 (9) succeeded Count Alençon.

Louis Chatillon II Count Blois I Count Chatillon -1346 was killed. Louis Chatillon III Count Blois Count Soissons -1372 succeeded III Count Blois.

Louis Dampierre II Count Nevers I Count Flanders 1304-1346 (42) was killed. Louis Dampierre III Count Nevers II Count Flanders 1330-1384 (15) succeeded III Count Nevers, II Count Flanders.

John I King Bohemia 1296-1346 (50) was killed. Charles IV King Bohemia Holy Roman Emperor Luxemburg 1316-1378 (30) succeeded IV King Bohemia.

Rudolph "Valiant" Metz I Duke Lorraine 1320-1346 (26) was killed. John Metz I Duke Lorraine 1346-1390 succeeded I Duke Lorraine.

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In or before 1348 Louis Dampierre III Count Nevers II Count Flanders 1330-1384 (17) and Margaret Brabant Countess Nevers and Flanders 1323-1380 (24) were married. They were half second cousins once removed. She a great granddaughter of Edward "Longshanks" I King England 1239-1307. She by marriage Countess Nevers, Count Flanders.

On 30 Jan 1384 Louis Dampierre III Count Nevers II Count Flanders 1330-1384 (53) died. Margaret Dampierre Duchess Burgundy 1348-1405 (36) succeeded III Count Flanders.

Robert Dampierre III Count Flanders 1249-1322 and Yolande Burgundy II Countess Nevers and Flanders 1247-1280 were married. They were second cousins once removed. He a great x 5 grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

Baldwin "The Good" V Count Flanders 1012-1067 succeeded V Count Flanders. Adela Capet Duchess Normandy 1009-1079 by marriage Countess Flanders.

Margaret Metz Countess Hainault and Flanders -1194 succeeded I Count Flanders.

Baldwin VII Count Flanders 1093-1119 and Hawise Canhiart Countess Flanders were married. They were fourth cousins. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

Baldwin IX Count Flanders VI Count Hainault 1171-1205 and Marie Blois Countess Flanders -1204 were married. They were fourth cousins. She a great x 2 granddaughter of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She by marriage Countess Flanders, Count Flanders.

Baldwin III Count Flanders 940-962 succeeded III Count Flanders.

Baldwin "Bearded" IV Count Flanders 980-1035 and Matilda Normandy Countess Flanders 1013- were married. They were third cousins once removed. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

Thomas Savoy II Count Flanders 1199-1259 was appointed II Count Flanders.

Thomas Savoy III Count Flanders 1246-1282 was appointed III Count Flanders.

Baldwin III Count Flanders 940-962 and Matilda Billung Countess Flanders 940-1008 were married. She by marriage Countess Flanders.

William Dampierre III Count Flanders 1224-1251 and Beatrix Reginar Countess Flanders 1225-1288 were married. They were third cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of William "Conqueror" I King England 1028-1087. She a great x 2 granddaughter of Stephen I King England 1094-1154. She by marriage Countess Flanders.