Joanna of Hainaut

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Joanna of Hainault
Born 1315
Died 1374
Noble family House of Avesnes
Spouse(s) William V, Duke of Jülich
Father William I, Count of Hainaut
Mother Joanna of Valois

Joanna of Hainault (1315–1374) was a Duchess of Jülich by marriage to William V, Duke of Jülich. She was the third daughter of William I, Count of Hainaut, and Joanna of Valois. She was a younger sister of Philippa of Hainault, Queen of England, and Margaret II of Hainault.

William V, Duke of Jülich was a German nobleman. Some authors call him William I, because he was the first Duke of Jülich; the earlier Williams had been Count of Jülich. Other authors call the subject of this article "William VI"; they count the son and co-ruler of William IV as William V.

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Joanna married William V, Duke of Jülich, their children were as follows:

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