Matilda of Brabant, Countess of Artois

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Matilda of Brabant
Medallion of Matilda of Brabant
Spouse(s) Robert I of Artois
Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol
Noble family House of Reginar
Father Henry II, Duke of Brabant
Mother Marie of Hohenstaufen
Born (1224-06-14)14 June 1224
Died 29 September 1288(1288-09-29) (aged 64)

Matilda of Brabant (14 June 1224 – 29 September 1288) was the eldest daughter of Henry II, Duke of Brabant and his first wife Marie of Hohenstaufen.

Marriages and children[edit]

On 14 June 1237, which was her 13th birthday, Matilda married her first husband Robert I of Artois. Robert was 21 years old and the fifth son of Louis VIII of France and Blanche of Castile. They had two children:

On 8 February 1250, Robert I was killed while participating in the Seventh Crusade. Sometime between 1250 and 1254, Matilda married her second husband Guy III, Count of Saint-Pol. He was a younger son of consorts and co-rulers Hugh I, Count of Blois and Mary, Countess of Blois. They had six children:


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