1088, Baldwin born in Hainaut, s/o 756441632. Count Baldwin II of Hainaut & 756441633. Ctss Ida of Louvain.
~1090, Yolande born in Belgium, d/o 756441634. Gerhard I of Geldern & 756441635. Clementia of Aquitaine.
6/14/1096, Otbert Bishop of Liège declared having bought ‘castellum de Covino’ from ‘comite Balduino de Mont’ [Baldwin II], in the presence of ‘uxore ipsius Ida (), cum filiis suis Baldewino [Baldwin III], Arnulpho, Lodewico, Heinrico’.
6/1098, Baldwin’s father died.
1102, Baldwin succeeded his father as count of Hainaut.
Aft. 1102, Baldwin married to Adelaide of Maurienne, niece of Ctss Clemence (756441635), who challenged the marriage before Pope Calixtus II.
1107, Baldwin married Yolende.
1117, A charter records the donation by ‘comite Balduino’, with the consent of ‘uxore sua Iola et filio suo Balduino’ to the abbey of Saint-Denis en Broqueroie.
1120, Baldwin died, buried at Mons, Belgium.
Yolande acted as Regent to her son.
Yolande married 2nd Lord Godfrey II of Ribemont and Bouchain, Castellan of Valenciennes. [Chronicon Hanoniense: ‘Yoandis comitissa vidua’ married 2nd ‘Godefrido de Bochesin castellano Valencenensi’.
Yolande an dGodfrey had 2 children.
(S) Chronicle of Hainaut, Mons, 2005. (S) FMG.
Children of Baldwin and Yolande:
i. Baldwin IV of Hainaut (189110408), born 1108-10 in Hainault.
ii. Ida of Hainault (159277173), born ~1111 in Hainault.