Margaret of Flanders, Duchess of Brabant

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Margaret of Flanders, Duchess of Brabant
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John I, Duke of Brabant and his wife Margaret of Flanders
Born1251
Died(1285-07-03)3 July 1285
Noble family House of Dampierre
Spouse(s) John I, Duke of Brabant
Father Guy of Dampierre
Mother Matilda of Béthune

Margaret of Flanders (died 3 July 1285) was a Duchess consort of Brabant. She was the daughter of Guy of Dampierre and his first wife Matilda of Béthune.

Matilda of Béthune, was countess of Flanders by marriage to Guy, Count of Flanders, and heir to the titles Lady of Béthune, of Dendermonde, of Richebourg and of Warneton, as well as Advocatess of the Abbey of Saint Vaast at Arras. She was the mother of Robert, Count of Flanders, known as Robert of Béthune after his mother.

She married John I, Duke of Brabant in 1273. She was the mother of:

John I, Duke of Brabant Duke of Brabant

John I of Brabant, also called John the Victorious was Duke of Brabant (1267–1294), Lothier and Limburg (1288–1294). During the 19th century, John I was venerated as a folk hero.

  1. Godfrey (1273/74 aft. 13 September 1283).
  2. John II of Brabant (12751312).
  3. Margaret of Brabant (4 October 1276 – 14 December 1311, Genoa), married 9 June 1292 to Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor.
  4. Marie (d. after 2 December 1338), married to Count Amadeus V of Savoy.

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