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Lambert I, Count of Louvain

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Noble family  House of Reginar
Mother  Adela
Name  Lambert Count

Lambert I, Count of Louvain
Father  Reginar III, Count of Hainaut
Died  September 12, 1015, Florennes, Belgium
Spouse  Gerberga of Lower Lorraine
Parents  Reginar III, Count of Hainaut
Children  Lambert II, Count of Louvain, Henry I, Count of Louvain
Grandchildren  Henry II, Count of Louvain, Oto de Lovaina, Otto, Count of Louvain
Grandparents  Reginar II, Count of Hainaut

Lambert I of Louvain nicknamed "The Bearded" (born in Louvain, Duchy of Lotharingia, East Francia c. 950, died in Florennes, County of Namur, Duchy of Lower Lorraine, Holy Roman Empire on 12 September 1015) was the first Count of Louvain in 1003. He was killed by Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine in battle for Godfrey's claim of Count of Verdun.

He was the son of Reginar III, Count of Hainaut and Adela d' Equisheim, daughter of Hugh V, Count of Equisheim. His brother was Reginar IV, Count of Mons. He was the husband of Gerberga of Lower Lorraine, and father of:

  • Henry I, Count of Louvain
  • Lambert II, Count of Louvain, married Oda of Verdun.
  • Reinier
  • Matilda (Maud) of Louvain, countess consort of Boulogne as wife of Eustace I of Boulogne
  • Eustache I de Fiennes (ca. 1015-1084) was the Lord (Seigneur) of Fiennes.
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