Waleran I, Lord of Ligny
|Waleran I, Lord of Ligny|
Coat of Arms of Waleran I
|Lord of Ligny and La Roche|
|Reign||1281 - 1288|
|Spouse||Jeanne of Beauvoir|
|Issue||Henry II of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny
Waleran II of Luxembourg, Lord of Ligny
|House||House of Luxembourg|
|Father||Henry I of Ligny|
|Mother||Margaret of Bar|
|Died||5 June 1288|
He married Jeanne, Dame de Beaurevoir (died before December 1300), and had:
- Henry II, died 1303, 1295 Lord of Ligny
- Waleran II (1275–1354) Lord of Ligny, Roussy and Beauvoir, married Guyotte Châtelaine de Lille († 1338)
- Marguerite, nun
- Marie (died 1337), married Jean de Ghistelles (killed in 1346 in the Battle of Crécy)
He was killed together with his brother Henry VI, Count of Luxembourg in the Battle of Worringen against John I, Duke of Brabant. His eldest son, Henry II of Ligny, succeeded him.
Waleran of Luxembourg is one of the protagonists in Le Tournoi de Chauvency by trouvère Jacques Bretel.
- Jean Hocsemius, "Lutzilburgensis comes...Waleranus...frater eius, et frater Coloniensis archiepiscopi"
- Gesta Baldewini de Luczenburch
- Du Chesne (1631), Luxembourg, Preuves
|Count of Ligny