Matilda of Béthune
d.8 Nov 1263
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||Matilda of Béthune
||Mathilde van Bethune
||Matilda of Bethune
||Mathilde van BETHUNE
||Mathilde van Dendermonde
||to Guy de Dampierre
||8 Nov 1263
||08 NOV 1264
||Erfdochter van Bethune, Dendermonde, Richebourg en Warneton
- the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia
Mathilda of Béthune (died: 8 November 1263) was a countess consort of Flanders, the daughter and heir of Robert VII, Lord of Béthune, Dendermonde, Richebourg and Warneton, and his wife Elisabeth of Morialmez.
She married Guy of Dampierre in 1246. She was his first wife and had the following children:
- Marie (d. 1297), married:
- in 1266 William (d. 1278), son of William IV, Count of Jülich. They had two sons, both named William; both died in the ongoing war between Flanders and France. William the Elder died in the Battle of Bulskamp, his younger brother William the Younger died in 1304 in the Battle of Mons-en-Pévèle.
- in 1285 Simon II de Château-Villain (d. 1305), Lord of Bremur
- Robert III (1249–1322), succeeded her husband as Count of Flanders
- William (aft. 1249 – 1311), Lord of Dendermonde and Crèvecoeur, married in 1286 Alix of Beaumont, daughter of Raoul of Clermont and had issue
- John (1250 – October 4, 1290), Bishop of Metz and Bishop of Liège
- Baldwin (1252–1296)
- Margaret (c. 1253 – July 3, 1285), married in 1273 John I, Duke of Brabant
- Beatrix (c. 1260 – April 5, 1291), married to Floris V, Count of Holland
- Philip ( – November 1318), Count of Teano, married:
- Mahaut de Courtenay, Countess of Chieti (d. 1303)
- to Philipotte of Milly (d. ), no issue
Matilda died in 1263 and, like her husband, she was buried in the abbey in Flines-lez-Raches.
- ↑ Matilda of Béthune, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- ↑ Matilda de Bethune, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.
- MATHILDE de Béthune (after 1230-8 Nov 1264), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.