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Duke Thierry II of Upper Lorraine & Duchess Gertrude de Flandre & Duchess Hedwig von Formbach & Count Henry III of Brussels and Louvain

 378220820. Duke Thierry II of Upper Lorraine & 378220821. Duchess Gertrude de Flandre & 3026005449. Duchess Hedwig von Formbach & 3026005450. Count Henry III of Brussels and Louvain

~1052, Thierry born in Lorraine, Germany, s/o 756441640. Duke Gerard Von Metz of Upper Lotharingia & 756441641. Hadwide de Namur.

7/17/1054, Henry IV crowned King of Germany.

~1055, Hedwig born in Germany, d/o §§Graf Friedrich von Formbach (fl.1025, d.1060) & Gertrud von Haldensleben [(d.2/11/1116), (S) FMG]

~1057, Henry born in Louvain, s/o §§§Count Henri II de Louvain (fl.1054, d.1078) & Adelheid van Betuwe.

1060, Hedwig’s father died.

9/21/1062, Henry’s father died.

8/11/1170, Thierry’s father died; Thierry a minor.

1070-78, Theirry supported King Henry IV in his wars with Saxony.

1071, Thierry opposed in succession by his younger brother Gerard.

~1072, Gertrude born in Flanders, d/o 756441640. Robert I of Flanders & 756441641. Gertrude of Saxony.

 [–––Gerhard & Hedwig–––]

~1072, Hedwig 1st married Gerhard von Supplingenburg.

4/14/1073, Thierry ceded Saitois and other territories [became county of Vaudemont] to his brother Gerard to end the 2-year war.

4/22/1073, Pope Gregory VII succeeded Pope Alexander II. [Thierry supported King Henry IV in his conflicts with Pope Gregory over investiture.]

1073, Louis, comte de Mousson, [unsuccessfully] claimed the title of duke [in right of his wife] from Thierry. Thierry was supported by Emperor Heinrich IV and his brother in the succession election.

1075, Gerhard von Supplingenburg died.

2/27/1076, Godfrey ‘the Hunchback’, duke of Lower Lorraine, assassinated. [The German King attempted to take control of Lorraine by granting the duchy ot his infant son.]

[–––Thierry & Hedwig–––]

~1078, Thierry married widow Hedwig.

1078, Thierry, ‘dux Metensis’ [Duke of Metz]. (S) Medieval Germany, Jeep, 2001, P763.

1078-79, Henry III succeed his father as count of Brussels and Louvain.

1079, Duke Thierry petitioned [unsuccessfully] the Pope to marry Agnès d'Aquitaine, widow of Pierre, comte de Savoie.

Bef. 1080, ‘Haduydis ducissa … consentientibus filiis suis duce Teoderico atque comite Girardo’ made a donation to Remiremont.

1/28/1080, Thierry’s mother died.

~1080, ‘post obitum ductricis Hadewidis’ the donation to Remiremont confirmed by ‘dux Theodericus filius eius.’

1080, Sigebert received the lands of Wadgassen from Emperor Henry IV through the intercession of Duke Thierry II of Lorraine. (S) Canes Palatini, Jackman, 2010, P25.

3/21/1084, King Henry IV of Germany crowned Holy Roman Emperor.

5/25/1085, Pope Victor III succeeded Pope Gregory VII.

Aft. 9/20/1085, After the death of Hermann II, count plalatine of Lotharingia, Henry added the title of Count of Brabant. (S) History of the Netherlands, Grattan, 1830, P30.

1086, ‘Henricus … Bracbatensis patriæ comes et advocatus’ founded Afflighem abbey.

9/16/1087, Pope Urban II succeeded Pope Victor III. [Consecrated 3/12/1088.]

By 1090, ‘Teodericus dux Lotharingie’ donated the church at Nancy to the abbey of Molesme with the consent of ‘filio suo Simone.’

1091, ‘Heinricus comes Lovaniensis’ witnessed the charter by which Henri de Verdun Bishop of Liège approved the foundation of Flône.

10/10/1091, Pibo Bishop of Toul granted privileges to the monastery of Toul Saint-Léon and named ‘dux Theodericus et Simon puer eius filius, et frater ducis Gerardus comes et Renardus comes Tillensis.’

By 1093, Hedwig died.


[–––Henry & Gertrude–––]

~1093, Gertrude 1st married Count Henry III.

1/1095, A donation to Flone by ‘Henricus Lovaniensis comitis’ married to ‘filie Roberti Flandriensis comitis.’

2/5/1095, Henry III died in a tournament at Tournai, Belgium, in a joust against Gosuin de Forest; buried at Nivelles.

1095, Coinage minted with image of Henri III. (S) Existential.

[–––Thierry & Gertrude–––]

8/15/1095 at Han-sur-Lesse, Belgium, widow Gertrude married 2nd Thierry.

1095, Thierry took the cross of a crusader [but do to ill health did not leave on the crusade; sending a substitute in his place]. (S) Age of Pilgrimage, Sumpton, 2003, P197.

1/6/1099, Henry  V became King of Germany.

7/29/1099, Pope Paschall II succeeded Pope Urban II.

1108, Thierry’s brother Gerard died.

1113, Emperor Heinrich V granted Thierry the title of Marquis.

3/19/1114, ‘Theodoricus ... Lotharingorum princeps, dux et marchio’ made donations to Saint-Dié in the presence of ‘suorum filiorum ... Simonis, Theodorici, Gerardi, Henrici.’

12/30/1115, Thierry ‘the Valiant’ died; Gertrude surviving.


By 4/11/1126, Gertrude died.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Family notes:

959, Lorraine divided into 2 independent duchies, Upper [Metz, Toul, Verdun and Trier] and Lower.

§§§Henri II de Louvain s/o §§§Count Lambert II de Louvain (fl.1033, d.6/19/1054) & Uda de Lotharingia [d/o §§§Duke Gozelon I of Lower Lotharingia], s/o §§§Count Lambert I ‘le Barbu’ de Louvain (fl.1003, d.9/12/1015) & Gerberge of Lower Lotharingia. §§§Adelheid van Betuwe d/o §§§Graaf Eberhard van Betuwe en Teisterbant.

§§Friedrich Graf von Formbach s/o §§Thiemo I Dietmar [(d.3/7/1050), (S) FMG]. Gertrud von Haldensleben d/o §§Graf Konrad von Haldensleben (S) FMG.

Child of Gerhard and Hedwig:

Lothar von Supplingenburg, born 6/1075 in Germany.

8/30/1125, Lothar elected King of Germany.

4/12/1137, Lothar died.

Children of Thierry and Hedwig:

i. Simon I of Lorraine (1513002724) born ~1083 in Lorraine.

ii. Petronella of Lorraine (378220833) of Lorraine born ~1090 in Lorraine.

1113, Petronella married §§Count Floris II ‘the Fat’ of Holland [(fl.1101, d.3/2/1121)].

Child: Count Dirk VI of Holland (189110416) [(b.1114), (fl.1121), (d.8/5/1157)] who married §§Sophie of Luxemburg.

Child of Dirk VI & Sophie: Count Floris III of Holland (94555208).

Child of Henry and Gertrude:

i. Adelaide de Louvain (1513002725) born by 1095 in Louvain.

Child of Thierry and Gertrude:

i. Thierry of Alsace (189110410) born ~1105 in Alsace.

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