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Floris IV , Count of Holland
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Name Floris IV , Count of Holland
Alt Name Florent , Count of Holland IV
Gender Male
Birth? 24 Jun 1210 's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, NetherlandsHouse of Holland
Marriage 6 Dec 1224 's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlandsto Mathilde de Brabant
Death? 19 Jul 1234 Corbie, Somme, Picardie, France
Burial? Zuid Holland, NetherlandsRhijnsburg?

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Floris IV (24 June 1210 – 19 July 1234), Count of Holland from 1222 to 1234. He was born at The Hague, a son of William I of Holland and his first wife, Adelaide of Guelders.

Floris IV succeeded his father in 1222. His regent was Baldwin of Bentheim. He acquired the Land of Altena. He had constant disputes with the bishop of Utrecht, Otto of Lippe, but helped him against the peasants of Drenthe in 1227. Floris fought against the Stedingers north of Bremen in 1234.

On 19 July 1234, he was killed at a tournament in Corbie, France. He was buried at Rijnsburg Abbey.

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