Person:Waleran I of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny (1)

Waleran I of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny
 
d.5 Jun 1288
Facts and Events
Name Waleran I of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny
Gender Male
Death[1] 5 Jun 1288 Battle of Worringen


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Waleram I of Luxembourg (died June 5, 1288 in the Battle of Worringen) was since 1281 Lord of Ligny, Roussy and La Roche.

He was the second son of Henry V, Count of Luxembourg and Margaret of Bar.

He married Jeanne, Dame de Beauvoir (died before December 1300), and had:

  • Henry II, died 1303, 1295 Lord of Ligny
  • Waleran II (1275–1354) Lord of Ligny, Roussy and Beauvoir, married Guyotte Châtelaine de Lille († 1338)
  • Philipotte
  • Elisabeth
  • Marguerite, Nun
  • Marie (died 1337), married Jean de Ghistelles (killed in 1346 in the Battle of Crécy)

He was killed together with his brother Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg in the Battle of Worringen against John I, Duke of Brabant.
Waleran of Luxembourg is one of the protagonists in Le Tournoi de Chauvency by trouvère Jacques Bretel.

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References
  1. Waleran I of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).