Culture, Low Countries, Lords Temporal, Count Holland

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On 06 May 988 Dirk Gerulfing II Count Holland (age 63) died. His son Arnulf Gerulfing Count Holland (age 38) succeeded Count Holland. Luitgarde Luxemburg Countess Holland by marriage Countess Holland.

On 19 Sep 993 Arnulf Gerulfing Count Holland (age 43) died. His son Dirk Gerulfing III Count Holland succeeded III Count Holland.

Before 1025 Dirk Gerulfing III Count Holland and Othelindis d Bernard Margrave Nordmark Count Holland were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. He the son of Arnulf Gerulfing Count Holland and Luitgarde Luxemburg Countess Holland.

On 27 May 1039 Dirk Gerulfing III Count Holland died. On 27 May 1039 His son Dirk Gerulfing IV Count Holland (age 14) succeeded IV Count Holland.

On 13 Jan 1049 Dirk Gerulfing IV Count Holland (age 24) was murdered. His brother Floris Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 24) succeeded I Count Holland.

Around 1050 Floris Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 24) and Gertrude Billung Countess Holland (age 20) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Bernard II Duke of Saxony (age 55) and Eilika Schweinfurt Duchess Saxony. He the son of Dirk Gerulfing III Count Holland and Othelindis d Bernard Margrave Nordmark Count Holland.

On 28 Jun 1061 Floris Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 36) was killed when he was ambushed retreating from Zaltbommel and killed in battle at Hamerth. His son Dirk Gerulfing V Count Holland (age 9) succeeded V Count Holland.

On 17 Jun 1091 Dirk Gerulfing V Count Holland (age 39) died. His son Floris II Gerulfing II Count Holland (age 6) succeeded II Count Holland.

Around 1108 Floris II Gerulfing II Count Holland (age 23) and Gertrude Metz Countess Holland were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Theodoric "Valiant" Metz II Duke Lorraine (age 53) and Hedwige Formbach Duchess Lorraine. He the son of Dirk Gerulfing V Count Holland and Othilde Countess Holland.

On 02 Mar 1121 Floris II Gerulfing II Count Holland (age 36) died. His son Dirk Gerulfing VI Count Holland (age 7) succeeded VI Count Holland.

In or before 1139 Dirk Gerulfing VI Count Holland (age 25) and Sophie Salm Countess Holland (age 18) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. He the son of Floris II Gerulfing II Count Holland and Gertrude Metz Countess Holland.

On 05 Aug 1157 Dirk Gerulfing VI Count Holland (age 43) died. His son Floris Gerulfing III Count Holland (age 16) succeeded III Count Holland.

On 28 Sep 1162 Floris Gerulfing III Count Holland (age 21) and Ada Dunkeld Countess Holland (age 23) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Henry Dunkeld 3rd Earl Huntingdon 1st Earl of Northumbria and Ada Warenne Countess Huntingdon and Northumbria (age 42). He the son of Dirk Gerulfing VI Count Holland and Sophie Salm Countess Holland (age 42).

In 1186 Dirk Gerulfing VII Count Holland and Adelaide Cleves Countess Holland were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Arnaud Cleves I Count Cleves and Ida Reginar Countess Cleves. He the son of Floris Gerulfing III Count Holland (age 45) and Ada Dunkeld Countess Holland (age 47).

On 01 Aug 1190 Dirk Gerulfing VII Count Holland succeeded VII Count Holland.

In 1197 William Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 30) and Adelaide Guelders Countess Holland were married at Stavoren. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Otto I Count Guelders (age 47) and Richardis Wittelsbach Countess Guelders (age 24). He the son of Floris Gerulfing III Count Holland and Ada Dunkeld Countess Holland (age 58).

In 1203 Louis II Count Loon and Ada Gerulfing I Countess Holland (age 15) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Dirk Gerulfing VII Count Holland and Adelaide Cleves Countess Holland.

On 04 Nov 1203 William Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 36) succeeded I Count Holland.

On 04 Nov 1203 Dirk Gerulfing VII Count Holland died. His daughter Ada Gerulfing I Countess Holland (age 15) succeeded I Countess Holland.

On 06 Dec 1214 Floris Gerulfing IV Count Holland (age 4) and Mathilde Reginar Countess Holland and Palatine (age 14) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine I Duke Brabant (age 49) and Maud Metz. He the son of William Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 47) and Adelaide Guelders Countess Holland. They were half third cousin once removed. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

In 1220 William Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 53) and Marie Reginar Countess Holland (age 30) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. The difference in their ages was 23 years. She the daughter of Henry Reginar VIII Duke Lower Lorraine I Duke Brabant (age 55) and Maud Metz. He the son of Floris Gerulfing III Count Holland and Ada Dunkeld Countess Holland. They were half third cousins. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

On 04 Feb 1222 William Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 55) died. His son Floris Gerulfing IV Count Holland (age 11) succeeded IV Count Holland.

In 1252 William Gerulfing II Count Holland (age 24) and Elizabeth Brunswick-Lüneburg Countess Holland (age 22) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Otto "Child" Brunswick-Lüneburg Duke Brunswick-Lüneburg (age 48). He the son of Floris Gerulfing IV Count Holland and Mathilde Reginar Countess Holland and Palatine (age 52). He a great x 4 grandson of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

On 28 Jan 1256 William Gerulfing II Count Holland (age 28) died. His son Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland (age 1) succeeded V Count Holland.

On 24 Dec 1257 John Hainault I Count Hainault (age 39) died. His son John Hainault II Count Hainault II Count Holland (age 10) succeeded II Count Hainault, II Count Holland.

Around 1270 Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland (age 15) and Beatrix Dampierre (age 10) were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. She the daughter of Guy Dampierre Count Flanders (age 44) and Mathilde Bethune. He the son of William Gerulfing II Count Holland and Elizabeth Brunswick-Lüneburg Countess Holland. They were fourth cousins. He a great x 5 grandson of King William "Conqueror" I of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

On 27 Jun 1296 Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland (age 42) was killed. His son John Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 12) succeeded I Count Holland.

Floris (age 42) has transferred his allegiance to France inviting the enmity of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England (age 57) who relied on him to support the valuable English wool trade. Edward conspired with Guy of Flanders to kidnap Floris. Floris was captured during a hunting party and taken to Muiderslot castle. Concerned about their safety the kidnappers attempted to take Floris to a safer location during which jounrney they were attacked by an angry mob of local peasants. Floris was killed.

Marriage of Princess Elizabeth and John of Holland

On 08 Jan 1297 John Gerulfing I Count Holland (age 13) and Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Countess Essex, Hereford and Holland (age 14) were married at Ipswich, Suffolk [Map]. She by marriage Countess Holland. The wedding was attended by her sister Margaret Plantagenet Duchess Brabant (age 21), her father King Edward I (age 57), her brother Edward (age 12) and her future second husband Humphrey Bohun 4th Earl Hereford 3rd Earl Essex (age 21). She the daughter of King Edward "Longshanks" I of England (age 57) and Eleanor of Castile Queen Consort England. He the son of Floris Gerulfing V Count Holland and Beatrix Dampierre.

In 1345 William Wittelsbach I Duke Lower Bavaria (age 14) succeeded V Count Holland.

On 13 Dec 1404 Albert Wittelsbach I Duke Bavaria (age 68) died at The Hague. His son William Wittelsbach IV Count Holland VI Count Hainault V Count Zeeland (age 39) succeeded IV Count Holland, VI Count Hainault, V Count Zeeland. Margaret Valois Countess Holland (age 30) by marriage Countess Holland.

Dirk Gerulfing V Count Holland and Othilde Countess Holland were married. She by marriage Countess Holland. He the son of Floris Gerulfing I Count Holland and Gertrude Billung Countess Holland.

Dirk Gerulfing II Count Holland succeeded II Count Holland. Hildegarde Flanders Countess Holland by marriage Countess Holland.

Arnulf Gerulfing Count Holland was appointed Count Holland.

John Hainault II Count Hainault II Count Holland and Philippa Luxemburg Countess Hainault and Holland were married. She by marriage Countess Hainault, Countess Holland. She the daughter of Henry "Great" Luxemburg V Count Luxemburg III Count Namur and Margaret of Bar Countess Luxemburg and Namur. He the son of John Hainault I Count Hainault and Adelaide Gerulfing Countess Hainault. They were third cousin once removed. He a great x 5 grandson of King William "Conqueror" I of England. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King William "Conqueror" I of England.

William Gerulfing II Count Holland succeeded II Count Holland.