William II , of Dampierre
m. 9 Sept 1196
Facts and Events
His brother, Archambaud VIII, inherited Bourbon, and William inherited Dampierre. He married Margaret II, Countess of Flanders and Hainault, in 1223 and was thus regent of Flanders until his death as "Willem I" (or "Guillaume Ier").
He had four children (three sons) by Margaret and the eldest took part in the War of the Succession of Flanders and Hainault: