Baldwin of Lannoy

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Baldwin of Lannoy, painted by Jan van Eyck

Baldwin van Lannoy (Hénin-Beaumont, 1388 - Huppaye, 1474), was a Flemish statesman, and ambassador for Philip the Good at the court of Henry V of England. He was the son of Guillebert I van Lannoy and Catherine of Molembais. His brothers were Guillebert of Lannoy and Hugo of Lannoy, also founding Knights of the Golden Fleece. When Baldwin became Knight in the Order of the Golden Fleece, he commissioned a portrait to be painted by Jan van Eyck.

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Genealogie online (in Dutch)