Floris IV, Count of Holland
|Floris IV of Holland|
|Count of Holland|
|Reign||4 February 1222 – 19 July 1234|
|Born||24 June 1210|
|Died||19 July 1234|
|Place of death||Corbie, France|
|Consort||Matilde of Brabant|
Floris de Voogd
Adelaide of Holland
|Mother||Adelaide of Guelders|
Floris IV succeeded his father in 1222. His regent was Baldwin of Bentheim. He acquired the Land of Altena. He had constant disputes with the bishop of Utrecht, Otto of Lippe, but helped him against the peasants of Drenthe in 1227. Floris fought against the Stedingers north of Bremen in 1234.
Family and children
- William II, Count of Holland (1227–1256).
- Floris de Voogd (ca. 1228–1258), Regent of Holland in 1256–1258.
- Adelaide of Holland (ca. 1230–1284), married, in Frankfurt am Main in 1246, Jean I of Avesnes, Count of Hainaut. Their descendants eventually inherited Holland. She was Regent of Holland in 1258–1263.
- Margaret (d. 1277), married c. 1249 to Count Herman I of Henneberg.
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