Henry III, Duke of Brabant
|Duke of Brabant
Duke of Lothier
|Spouse(s)||Adelaide of Burgundy|
The Duke of Brabant and Lothier
|Noble family||House of Reginar|
|Father||Henry II, Duke of Brabant|
|Mother||Marie of Hohenstaufen|
|Died||28 February 1261
The disputed territory of Lothier, the former Duchy of Lower Lorraine, was assigned to him by the German King Alfonso X of Castile. Alfonso also appointed him Imperial Vicar to advance his claims on the Holy Roman Empire.
- Henry IV, Duke of Brabant (c. 1251 – aft. 1272) Mentally handicapped, and made to abdicate in favor of his brother John on 24 May 1267.
- John I, Duke of Brabant (1253–1294) Married first to Marguerite of France, daughter of King Louis IX of France (Saint Louis) and his wife Margaret of Provence, and later to Margaret of Flanders, daughter of Guy, Count of Flanders and his first wife Mathilda of Béthune.
- Godfrey of Brabant, Lord of Aarschot (d. July 11, 1302, Kortrijk), killed at the Battle of the Golden Spurs, married 1277 Jeanne Isabeau de Vierzon (d. aft. 1296)
- Maria of Brabant (1256, Leuven – January 12, 1321, Murel), married at Vincennes on August 27, 1274 to King Philip III of France.
He also had two illegitimate sons:
- John Lyngwood (+1289)
- Gilles, ancestor of the van der Balch family.
Composed several pieces of music, among them "Amors m'est u cuer entree" and "Se kascuns del monde savoit".
|Ancestors of Henry III, Duke of Brabant|
- Genealogia Ducum Brabantiæ Heredum Franciæ 9, MGH SS XXV, p. 391.
- Annales Parchenses 1253, MGH SS XVI, p. 607.
- Miraeus (1723), Tome I, Donationes Belgicæ, Liber I, CXXIV, p. 433.
- RHGF XXI, Chronique anonyme des rois de France, p. 81.
- Iohannis de Thielrode Genealogia Comitum Flandriæ MGH SS IX, p. 335.
- Oude Kronik van Brabant, p. 68.
|Duke of Brabant and Lothier
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