Baldwin III, Count of Flanders

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Baldwin III, Count of Flanders, son of Arnulf I, Count of Flanders and Artois and Adèle de Vermandois, was born about 940.1,2 He died of smallpox, 1 January 962,1,3,2 and was buried at Saint Bertin, Saint-Omer, France.1,2

Baldwin married Matilda von Sachsen, daughter of Hermann, duke of Saxony, before 961.4,5,6,3,2


Matilda von Sachsen d. 25 May 1009


  1. [S1954] Stewart Baldwin, The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England: An Experiment in Cooperative Medieval Genealogy on the Internet,, accessed 14 Aug 2016. Hereinafter cited as Baldwin, The Henry Project.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 5:495 (App B7), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 162-19, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
  4. [S1954] Baldwin, The Henry Project,, accessed 14 Aug 2016.
  5. [S95] John Brooks Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury (1611 - 1695) and His Wife Mary (Perkins) Bradbury (1615 - 1700) of Salisbury, Massachusetts, 3rd ed. (Madison, Wisconsin: p.p., 2006), 469-473, further cited as Threlfall, The Ancestry of Thomas Bradbury.
  6. [S248] George Andrews Moriarty, The Plantagenet Ancestry of King Edward III and Queen Philippa (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Pioneer Genealogy Society, 1985), 126, further cited as Moriarty, Plantagenet Ancestry.
  7. [S89] Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed., 162-20.
  8. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 5:495 (App B8).
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