Adelina of Holland

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Adelina of Holland
Bornc.990
Diedc.1045
Noble family House of Holland
Spouse(s) Baldwin II, Count of Boulogne
Enguerrand I of Ponthieu
Issue Eustace I of Boulogne
Father Arnulf, Count of Holland
Mother Lutgardis of Luxemburg

Adelina of Holland (c.990 c.1045) was possibly a daughter of Arnulf, Count of Holland, and Lutgardis of Luxemburg. She married firstly Baldwin II, Count of Boulogne (with whom she had Eustace I of Boulogne), and secondly Enguerrand I of Ponthieu.


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