Lambert I, Count of Louvain

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Lambert I
Count of Louvain
Lambert Gerberga.jpg
17th century representation of Lambert I and Gerberga
Spouse(s) Gerberga of Lower Lorraine

Issue

Henry I of Louvain
Lambert II of Louvain
Matilda of Louvain
Titles and styles
The Count of Louvain
Noble family House of Reginar
Father Reginar III, Count of Hainaut
Mother Adela
Born 950
Louvain
Died 12 September 1015 (aged 65)
Florennes

Lambert I of Louvain nicknamed "The Bearded" (born in Louvain, Duchy of Lotharingia, East Francia c. 950, died in Florennes, County of Namur, Duchy of Lower Lorraine, Holy Roman Empire on September 12, 1015) was the first Count of Louvain in 1003. He was killed by Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine in battle for Godfrey's claim of Count of Verdun.

He was the son of Regnier III, Count of Hainaut and Adela, brother of Reginar IV, Count of Mons, husband of Gerberga of Lower Lorraine,[1] and father of:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 148-20, 148-21, 155-20, 155-21.
  2. ^ Jaarboek voor Middeleeuwse geschiedenis, Uitgeverij Verloren, 1998 Google Books

Notes[edit]

Regnal titles
Preceded by
none
Gules a fess argent.svg Count of Louvain
1003–1015
Succeeded by
Henry I