Person:Dirk III, Count of Holland (1)

Dirk III , Count of Holland
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Name[2] Dirk III , Count of Holland
Alt Name[1] Dietrich III , Count Of West Friesland
Alt Name Theirry III , Count of the Netherlands
Alt Name Hierosolymita
Gender Male
Birth? c. 0981 Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Marriage bef 1017 to Othelindis van Saksen
Alt Marriage BEF 1019 to Othelindis van Saksen
Alt Marriage ABT 1026 civil
to Othelindis van Saksen
Death? 27 May 1039 Egmond-Binnen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Ancestral File Number 87NX-4C
Occupation? Graaf van Holland en West-Friesland
Burial? Egmond Abbey, Bergen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands


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Dirk III (also called Diederik or Theodoric) was Count of Holland from 993 to May 27, 1039, until 1005 under regency of his mother. It is thought that Dirk III went on pilgrimage to the Holy Land around 1030, hence his nickname of Hierosolymita ('the Jerusalemite' in Latin).

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