List of countesses of Flanders

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Countess of Flanders[edit]

House of Flanders, 862–1119[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Judith of the Franks Charles the Bald
(Carolingian)
October 844 13 December 862 879
husband's death
after 870 Baldwin I
Ælfthryth of Wessex Alfred the Great
(Wessex)
877 893–899 10 September 918
husband's death
7 June 929 Baldwin II
Adele of Vermandois Herbert II, Count of Vermandois
(Herbertien)
910/15 934 10 October 960 Arnulf I
Maud of Saxony.jpg Matilda Billung of Saxony Herman, Duke of Saxony
(Billung)
935/45 951/59 958
husband's join rule with father
1 January 962
husband's death
25 May 1008 Baldwin III
Susanna of Italy.jpg Rozala of Italy Berengar II of Italy
(Ivrea)
950/960 968 30 March 987
husband's death
13 December 1003
or
7 February 1004
Arnulf II
Ogive of Luxembourg.jpg Ogive of Luxembourg Frederick of Luxembourg
(Luxembourg)
980–995 1012 21 February/9 March 1030 Baldwin IV
Eleanor of Normandy Richard II, Duke of Normandy
(Normandy)
1011/13 after 1030 30 May 1035
husband's death
after 1071
Adela of France Robert II of France
(Capet)
1009 1028 30 May 1035
husband's accession
1 September 1067
husband's death
8 January 1079 Baldwin V
Richilde, Countess of Mons and Hainaut - 1031 1051 1 September 1067
husband's accession
17 July 1070
husband's death
15 March 1086 Baldwin VI
Gertrude Billung of Saxony Bernard II, Duke of Saxony
(Billung)
1030 1063 22 February 1071
husband's accession
13 October 1093
husband's death
4 August 1113 Robert I
Clementia of Burgundy William I, Count of Burgundy
(Ivrea)
1078 before 1092 13 October 1093
husband's accession
5 October 1111
husband's death
1078 Robert II
Hawise of Brittany Alan IV, Duke of Brittany
(Cornouaille)
- 1105 or 1110 5 October 1111
husband's accession
1110 or after
marriage annulled by the Pope on grounds of consanguinity
- Baldwin VII

House of Estridsen, 1119–1127[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Margaret of Clermont Renaud II, Count of Clermont 1104/05 before July 1119 17 July 1119
husband's accession
2 March 1127
husband's death
after 1145 Charles I

House of Normandy, 1127–1128[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Joan of Montferrat Rainier, Marquess of Montferrat
(Aleramici)
1107 January 1127 30 March 1127
husband's accession
28 July 1128
husband's death
1191 William Clito

House of Metz, 1128–1194[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Suanhilde - - - 28 July 1128
husband's accession
4 September 1132 Thierry
Sibylla of Anjou Fulk of Jerusalem
(Anjou)
1112/16 1139 1165
Alžběta Flandry 1170.jpg Elisabeth, Countess of Vermandois Ralph I, Count of Vermandois
(Vermandois)
1143 1156 17 January 1168
husband's accession
28 March 1183 Philip I
PortugueseFlag1185.svg Theresa of Portugal Afonso I of Portugal
(Burgundy)
1157 August 1183 1 August 1191
husband's death
6 May 1218

House of Hainaut, 1194–1278[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Blason région fr Champagne-Ardenne.svg Marie of Champagne Henry I, Count of Champagne
(Blois)
1174 6 January 1186 15 November 1194
husband's accession
9 August 1204 Baldwin IX

House of Dampierre, 1247–1405[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Beatrix von Brabant.jpg Beatrice of Brabant Henry II, Duke of Brabant
(Leuven)
1225 November 1247 6 June 1251
husband's death
11 November 1288 William II
Blason Maison de Béthune.svg Matilda of Bethune Robert VII, Lord of Bethune
(Bethune)
after 1230 2 February 1246 6 June 1251
husband's accession
8 November 1264 Guy
Armoiries Comtes de Luxembourg.svg Isabelle, Marchioness of Namur Henry V, Count of Luxembourg
(Luxembourg)
1247 March or May 1264 25 September 1298
Margaret I, Countess of Burgundy Philip V of France
(Capet)
1309 22 July 1320 17 September 1322
husband's accession
26 August 1346
husband's death
9 May 1382 Louis I
Margaret of Brabant, Countess of Flanders.jpg Margaret of Brabant Henry II, Duke of Brabant
(Leuven)
9 February 1323 6 June 1347 1368 Louis II

House of Valois-Burgundy, 1405–1482[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Dijon-Palais-Gisants-Detail1.jpg Margaret of Bavaria Albert I, Duke of Bavaria
(Wittelsbach)
1363 12 April 1385 21 March 1405
husband's accession
10 September 1419
husband's death
23 January 1423 John
Michelle of Valois, Duchess of Burgundy.jpg Michèle de Valois Charles VI of France
(Valois)
11 January 1395 June 1409 10 September 1419
husband's accession
8 July 1422 Philip II
Bonne of Artois.jpg Bonne of Artois Philip of Artois, Count of Eu
(Artois)
1396 30 November 1424 17 September 1425
Isabella of portugal.jpg Isabella of Portugal John I of Portugal
(Aviz)
21 February 1397 7 January 1430 15 July 1467
husband's death
17 December 1471
Margaret of York.jpg Margaret of York Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York
(York)
3 May 1446 9 July 1468 5 January 1477
husband's death
23 November 1503 Charles II

House of Habsburg, 1482–1700[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Johanna die Wahnsinnige,die junge Herzogin von Burgund.jpg Joanna of Castile Ferdinand II of Aragon
(Trastámara)
6 November 1479 20 October 1496 25 September 1506
husband's death
12 April 1555 Philip III
Tizian 057.jpg Isabella of Portugal Manuel I of Portugal
(Aviz)
24 October 1503 11 March 1526 1 May 1539 Charles III
Maria Tudor1.jpg Mary I of England Henry VIII of England
(Tudor)
18 February 1516 25 July 1554 16 January 1556
husband's ascension
17 November 1558 Philip IV
Isabel de Valois2..jpg Elisabeth of Valois Henry II of France
(Valois)
2 April 1545 22 June 1559 3 October 1568
1549 Anna.jpg Anna of Austria Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor
(Habsburg)
1 November 1549 May 1570 26 October 1580
IsabellavonBourbon1.jpg Elisabeth of Bourbon Henry IV of France
(Bourbon)
22 November 1602 25 November 1615 31 March 1621
husband's ascension
6 October 1644 Philip V
Retrato de la reina Mariana de Austria (2), by Diego Velázquez.jpg Mariana of Austria Ferdinand III, Holy Roman Emperor
(Habsburg)
24 December 1634 7 October 1649 17 September 1665
husband's death
16 May 1696
María Luisa de Orleans, reina de España.jpg Marie Louise of Orléans Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Bourbon-Orléans)
26 March 1662 19 November 1679 12 February 1689 Charles IV
Marie-Anne de Neubourg, reine d'Espagne.jpg Maria Anna of the Palatinate-Neuburg Philip William, Elector Palatine
(Wittelsbach)
28 October 1667 14 May 1690 1 November 1700
husband's death
16 July 1740

House of Bourbon, 1700–1706[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
1688 Louise.JPG Maria Luisa of Savoy Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia
(Savoy)
17 September 1688 2 November 1701 c. 1706
County ceded to Austria
14 February 1714 Philip VI

House of Habsburg, 1706–1780[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Elisabeth Christine of Braunschweig Wolfenbuettel.jpg Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
(Welf)
28 August 1691 1 August 1708 20 October 1740
husband's death
21 December 1750 Charles V

House of Habsburg-Lorraine, 1780–1795[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Mengs, Anton Raphael - Maria Luisa di Borbone Spagna, granduchessa di Toscana - 1770 - Prado.jpg Maria Louisa of Spain Charles III of Spain
(Bourbon)
24 November 1745 5 August 1765 20 February 1790
husband's ascession
1 March 1792
husband's death
15 May 1792 Leopold
Maria Theresia Bourbon Austria 1772 1807.jpg Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies
(Bourbon-Two Sicilies)
6 June 1772 15 September 1790 1 March 1792
husband's ascession
1795
Conquered by the French First Republic
13 April 1807 Francis

House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, 1840–2002[edit]

Picture Name Father Birth Marriage Became Countess Ceased to be Countess Death Spouse
Maria von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen.jpg Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen Charles Anthony, Prince of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen
(Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen)
17 November 1845 25 April 1867 17 November 1905
husband's death
26 November 1912 Prince Philippe
Remain vacant under Prince Charles. Title Abolished in 2002.

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