Jean II d'Avesnes, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland

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Jean II d'Avesnes, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland, son of Jean I d'Avesnes, Count of Hainault and Aleide of Holland, regent of Holland, was born about 1247.1 He died 11 September 1304,1 and was buried at church of the Franciscans, Valenciennes, France.1

Jean married Philippe of Luxembourg, daughter of Henri VI, Marquis of Arlon and Marguerite of Bar, about 1270.2

By one or more unknown mistresses, he had five illegitimate children.1

Family 1

  • Simon d'Avesnes seigneur of Bruyelle1
  • Wellem de Cuser1
  • Hendrik Ymzoetenzone1
  • Adeide d'Avesnes1
  • Ida d'Avesnes1

Family 2

Philippe of Luxembourg b. aft. 1240, d. 6 Apr 1311
  • Alix d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271, d. 26 Oct 1317
  • Jean d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Henri d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Jean d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Waleran d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Marguerite d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Isabelle d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Jeanne d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • Marie d'Avesnes1 b. aft. 1271
  • William III "le bon," Count of Hainault+1 b. say 1286, d. 7 Jun 1337
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  1. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 3:188 (Hainault 8), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  2. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 3:186 (Hainault 6).