Boudouin, Baldwin I, Baldwin Iron Arm, first Count of Flanders. He is thought to be the son of Odoacre, and the grandson of Engleran or Count Enguerrand, son of Leideric Forrester or Liderie of Flanders, France. Baldwin married Judith of France, the daughter of Charles the Bald, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire and King of the West Franks and his first wife, Ermentrude of Orleans.
Baldwin I of Flanders. Baldwin I (probably 830s – 879), also known as Baldwin Iron Arm (the epithet is first recorded in the 12th century), was the first count of Flanders . At the time Baldwin first appears in the records he was already a count, presumably in the area of Flanders, but this is not known. Count Baldwin rose to prominence when ...
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It is likely that Christianity was first introduced into Flanders by Roman soldiers and merchants, but its progress must have been very slow, for Saint Eloi (Eligius, c. 590-660) tells us that in his days almost the whole population was still heathen, and the conversion of the Flemings was not completed until the beginning of the eighth century.
Institution of Baldwin I 'Bras de Fer', the first count of Flanders by Charles the Bald, the Frankish king by Jean Dreaux, ca. 1450/60. Aegidius of Roya, Compendium historiae universalis . Charles the Bald could do nothing, so in the end, he reluctantly forgave the couple and allowed Judith and Baldwin to marry. 
Sep 26, 2008 · Hereward and Flanders - Volume 28. 54 The lord, vidame, of Picquigny at this time was Arnulf, father of Wermund of Picquigny who acted alongside Count Charles the Good of Flanders as judge in 1122 (Actes des comtes de Flandre, ed. Vercauteren, . no. 108Google Scholar).
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Aug 25, 2016 · The Queen of the Netherlands can go back to Baldwin I Count of Flanders (d. 879). There are legendary predecessors, but there is no reliable information for the Danish royal house before 900. At 1297, that puts the Grimaldis as nearly parvenu.
May 25, 2010 · It seems to have arisen out of the chequers of Vermandois. The connection with Vermandois is important because Harelbeke, the first seat of the counts of Flanders, was old Vermandois territory. When Count Baldwin I moved his seat of government to Gent about 1160, he discarded the Vermandois colours for his own famous black lion on a shield of gold.
Oct 26, 2020 · The Earl of Wessex is not a title that has been used very often throughout royal history - so much so that in the time between the first creation and third creation, the county of Wessex ceased to ...
May 11, 2021 · Pick one of… Boudicca / Boadicea who was a female monarch IN England, before it was called that. Æthelflaed was the wife of the ruler of Mercia when Mercia was one of the powerful kingdoms in Anglo Saxon England.