Alice of Namur

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Alice of Namur
Mariage de Baudouin IV de Hainaut et d'Alix de Namur.png
Died July 1169
Valenciennes
Noble family House of Namur
Spouse(s) Baldwin IV of Hainaut
Father Godfrey I, Count of Namur
Mother Ermesinde of Luxembourg

Alice of Namur (died July 1169 at Valenciennes) was the daughter of Godfrey I, Count of Namur and Ermesinde the daughter of Conrad I of Luxembourg.[1]

Her father married her off to Baldwin IV, Count of Hainault around 1130.[2] Gislebert of Mons described her as having "a graceful body and a beautiful face".[3] Her son was the heir of Namur when her brother Henry IV of Luxembourg died childless in 1196.

Her children with Baldwin IV of Hainaut were:

She was buried inside Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, pp. 851-852).
  2. ^ Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 33 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, pp. 60-62). J.A. Everard, Brittany and the Angevins: Province and Empire, Cambridge, 2000, pp. 30-31.
  3. ^ Chronicon Hanoniae 33 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, p. 60).
  4. ^ a b c Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 34 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, p. 67), Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, p. 852).
  5. ^ a b c d Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 34 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, pp. 66-67), Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, p. 852).
  6. ^ Alberic of Trois-Fontaines, Chronica s.a. 1168 (= L. Weiland (ed.), Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Scriptores XXIII, Hannover, 1874, p. 852).
  7. ^ F. Rousseau, Henri l’Aveugle, Comte de Namur et de Luxembourg (1136-1196), Liège, 2013 (= Paris - Liège, 1921), p. 12 (note 15). Gislebert of Mons, Chronicon Hanoniae 55 (= L. Vanderkindere (ed.), 1904, p. 96), L. Devillers, Memoire historique et descriptif sur l'eglise de Sainte-Waudru a Mons, Mons, 1857, pp. 77-78.

Bibliography[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Cawley, Charles, Namur, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy 
  • Cawley, Charles, Hainaut, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy