Arnulf Comte de Flandre

Male 885 - 965  (80 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Arnulf Comte de Flandre was born in 885 (son of Baldwin II Comte de Flandre and Ælfthryth Princess of Wessex); died on 28 Mar 965.

    Notes:

    Arnulf 'the Great' Comte de Flandre succeeded to the title of Comte de Flandre in 918.

    Arnulf married de Vermandois, Adela in 934. Adela (daughter of Herbert II Comte de Vermandois and de France, Liégarde) was born in 910; died in 960. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. de Flandre, Elstrude was born in 932.
    2. Baldwin III Comte de Flandre was born in 940; died on 1 Nov 962.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Baldwin II Comte de Flandre was born in 863 (son of Baldwin I Comte de Flandre and Judith Princesse de France); died on 10 Sep 918 in Blandinberg Belgium.

    Baldwin married Ælfthryth Princess of Wessex in 884. Ælfthryth (daughter of Ælfræd King of Wessex and Eahlwið Princess of Mercia) was born in 872 in Wessex England; died on 7 Jun 929 in Flanders Belgium; was buried in St. Peter's Abbey Ghent Flanders Belgium. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Ælfthryth Princess of Wessex was born in 872 in Wessex England (daughter of Ælfræd King of Wessex and Eahlwið Princess of Mercia); died on 7 Jun 929 in Flanders Belgium; was buried in St. Peter's Abbey Ghent Flanders Belgium.

    Notes:

    Ælfthryth Princess of Wessex was also known as Ælftrud

    Children:
    1. 1. Arnulf Comte de Flandre was born in 885; died on 28 Mar 965.
    2. Adalulf Count of Boulogne was born in 890 in Boulogne France; died on 13 Nov 933 in Therouanne Artois Pas-de-Calais France.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Baldwin I Comte de Flandre was born in 830 in France (son of Audacer); died in 879 in France.

    Baldwin married Judith Princesse de France on 13 Dec 863 in Auxerre France. Judith (daughter of Charles I Roi de France and d’Orléans, Ermentrude) was born in 843. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Judith Princesse de France was born in 843 (daughter of Charles I Roi de France and d’Orléans, Ermentrude).
    Children:
    1. 2. Baldwin II Comte de Flandre was born in 863; died on 10 Sep 918 in Blandinberg Belgium.
    2. de Flandre, Gunhilda was born in 863.

  3. 6.  Ælfræd King of Wessex was born in 846 in Wantage Oxfordshire England (son of Æðelwulf King of Wessex and Osburga); died about 25 Oct 899; was buried in Newminster Abbey Winchester Hampshire England.

    Notes:

    Ælfræd King of Wessex also went by the nick-name of Alfred 'the Great' (?).
    He succeeded to the title of King Ælfræd of Wessex on 23 April 871.
    He succeeded to the title of King Ælfræd of Mercia on 23 April 871.
    He helped his brother gain a great victory over the Danes at Ashdown in 871. Alfred organised the army and was the founder of the English Navy. By 877 the Danes had occupied London and reached Gloucester and Exeter but they lost 120 supply ships in a fierce storm off Swanage. In 878 he was forced to hide in Somerset and it was there arose the legend of the burned cakes. He renewed the fight and won a famous victory at Edington in Wiltshire the same year. After the Danes agreed that their king Guthrum should be baptised and Alfred was godfather. Afterwards Guthrum ruled Mercia but acknowledged Alfred as Overlord. The Mercian settlement developed over the next 100 years into the body known as Danelaw. Before that in 879 at Fulham and also near Rochester in 884 other Norse armies landed. Alfred continued fighting until he was the acknowledged champion of the English against the Danes. Alfred was scholarly a writer law-maker pious and also a valiant fighter. Additionally he had a good knowledge of geography. He was a most able administrator and also instituted educational programmes. He founded monasteries and gave a large part of his income to charities.

    Ælfræd married Eahlwið Princess of Mercia in 868. Eahlwið (daughter of Æthelred Ealdorman of Gainas and Eadburga Princess of Mercia) died on 5 Dec 905 in Winchester, Hampshire, England. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Eahlwið Princess of Mercia (daughter of Æthelred Ealdorman of Gainas and Eadburga Princess of Mercia); died on 5 Dec 905 in Winchester, Hampshire, England.

    Notes:

    Eahlwið Princess of Mercia gained the title of Princess of Mercia. She was a nun circa 901 at St. Mary's Abbey Winchester Hampshire England.

    Children:
    1. Eadweard I King of Wessex was born in 871 in Wantage Dorset England; died on 7 Jul 924.
    2. 3. Ælfthryth Princess of Wessex was born in 872 in Wessex England; died on 7 Jun 929 in Flanders Belgium; was buried in St. Peter's Abbey Ghent Flanders Belgium.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Audacer
    Children:
    1. 4. Baldwin I Comte de Flandre was born in 830 in France; died in 879 in France.

  2. 10.  Charles I Roi de France was born on 13 Jun 823 in Frankfurt Hessen Germany (son of Louis I ‘the Pious’ Roi de France and von Bayern, Judith); died on 6 Oct 877 in Brides-les-Bains Bourgogne France.

    Notes:

    Charles I Roi de France also went by the nick-name of Charles 'the Bald' (?).
    He gained the title of Roi Charles I de France in 840.
    He was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 875.
    He succeeded to the title of Emperor Charles II of the Holy Roman Empire in 875

    Charles married d’Orléans, Ermentrude in 842. Ermentrude (daughter of Eudes Comte d’Orléans and de Paris, Engeltrude) was born on 27 Sep 830; died on 6 Oct 869 in Paris France. [Group Sheet]


  3. 11.  d’Orléans, Ermentrude was born on 27 Sep 830 (daughter of Eudes Comte d’Orléans and de Paris, Engeltrude); died on 6 Oct 869 in Paris France.
    Children:
    1. 5. Judith Princesse de France was born in 843.
    2. Louis II Roi de France was born on 1 Nov 843; died on 10 Apr 879 in Compiegne France.

  4. 12.  Æðelwulf King of Wessex was born about 795 (son of Ecgbeorht King of Wessex and Redburga); died on 13 Jan 858; was buried in Winchester Cathedral Hampshire England.

    Notes:

    Æðelwulf King of Wessex gained the title of Subregulus of Kent Essex Sussex and Surrey between 825 and 828.
    He succeeded to the title of King Æðelwulf of Wessex on 4 February 839.
    He was crowned King of Wessex in 839 at Kingston-upon-Thames London England.
    He abdicated as King of Wessex between 855 and 856.
    Ethelwulf was the son of King Egbert and had previously ruled Kent and adjoining minor kingdoms. He continued wars against the Danes and had a victory at the mouth of the Parret in Somerset in 845 and again in 851 when he beat a force of 350 ships' companies who attacked Canterbury. Ethelwulf helped the Mercians against the Welsh and then married the Mercian king's daughter. He was a religious man and in 855 undertook a pilgrimage to Rome leaving the country in charge of Ethelbald his eldest son. On his return to avoid civil war he allowed Ethelbald to retain Wessex while he ruled Kent and other parts of south eastern England.

    Æðelwulf married Osburga in 830. Osburga (daughter of of Hampshire, Oslac) died about 850. [Group Sheet]


  5. 13.  Osburga (daughter of of Hampshire, Oslac); died about 850.
    Children:
    1. Judith died in 910.
    2. 6. Ælfræd King of Wessex was born in 846 in Wantage Oxfordshire England; died about 25 Oct 899; was buried in Newminster Abbey Winchester Hampshire England.

  6. 14.  Æthelred Ealdorman of Gainas

    Æthelred married Eadburga Princess of Mercia. [Group Sheet]


  7. 15.  Eadburga Princess of Mercia (daughter of Æflæd and Wigmund).
    Children:
    1. 7. Eahlwið Princess of Mercia died on 5 Dec 905 in Winchester, Hampshire, England.


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