Person:Lambert I of Leuven (1)

Lambert I of Leuven
d.Sept 12, 1015 Florennes, Belgium
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Name Lambert I of Leuven
Alt Name Lambert I met de baard van Leuven
Alt Name Lambert van Leuven, I
Alt Name LAMBERT II Louvain, [Count of] II
Gender Male
Birth? ABT. 952 Of, Louvain, Brabant, Belgium
Marriage Engto Gerberga van Nederlotharingen
Other Marriage Ending Status Divorce
with Gerberga van Nederlotharingen
Alt Marriage civil
to Gerberga van Nederlotharingen
Death? Sept 12, 1015 Florennes, BelgiumCause: killed by Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine in battle for Godfrey's claim of Count of Verdun.
Alt Death? 12 SEP 1015 Florennes, , Belgium
Occupation? graaf van Leuven
Alt Death? Y
Reference Number? 9HMJ0H
Burial? Nijvel, , Belgium

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Lambert I of Louvain nicknamed "The Bearded" (born in Louvain, Duchy of Lotharingia, East Francia c. 950, died in Florennes, County of Namur, Duchy of Lower Lorraine, Holy Roman Empire on September 12, 1015) was the first Count of Louvain in 1003. He was killed by Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine in battle for Godfrey's claim of Count of Verdun.

He was the son of Regnier III, Count of Hainaut and Adela, brother of Reginar IV, Count of Mons, husband of Gerberga of Lower Lorraine, and father of:

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birth parents: Reinier Van Henegouwen and Adela Van Leuven (1)

Gesneuveld 'met de baard'

  1.   Lambert I of Leuven, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   LAMBERT (I) "le Barbu" Comte de Louvain, in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3.   Graaf van Leuven (04-977); hertog van Brabant; voogd van Nijvel; graaf van Brussel. Hij is de grondlegger van Brabant en de feitelijke stichter van Leuven. Hij is gesneuveld op 12 sept. of 12 dec. 1015 in de slag bij Florennes tegen koning Hendrik II van Duitsland en Godfried I van Lotharingen in een poging om zijn onafhankelijkheid en Lotharingen terug te krijgen.