Henry II, Count of Louvain

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Henry II
Count of Louvain
Count of Brussels
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Titles and styles
The Count of Louvain and Brussels
Bornc. 1020
Noble familyHouse of Reginar
FatherLambert II, Count of Louvain
MotherOda of Verdun

Henry II (German: Heinrich, Dutch: Hendrik, French: Henri) was Count of Louvain (Leuven) from 1054 through 1071 (?). Henry II was the son of Lambert II, Count of Louvain and Oda of Verdun. His maternal uncles included Pope Stephen X and Godfrey the Bearded, Duke of Lorraine.[1]

Marriage and issue[edit]

Henry married Adela of Thuringa.[2] Henry and Adela had several sons and a daughter:


See also[edit]

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Lambert II
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Succeeded by
Henry III


  1. ^ Heather J. Tanner, Families, friends, and allies: Boulogne and politics in northern France and England, c. 879-1160, BRILL, 2004, p 300
  2. ^ a b c d e Jaarboek voor Middeleeuwse geschiedenis, Uitgeverij Verloren, 1998 Google Books
  3. ^ Gislebertus (of Mons), Laura Napran, Chronicle of Hainaut, Boydell Press, 2005