Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois

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Baldwin II, Count of Flanders and Artois, son of Baldwin I "Iron Arm," Count of Flanders and Judith of France, was born about between 863 and 865.1,2 He died in 918, probably 10 September.1,2 Both he and his wife were buried at the abbey of Saint-Pierre, Ghent, Belgium.2

Baldwin married Alfthryth, daughter of Ælfred "the Great," King of England and Ealhswith, in 884.1,2


Alfthryth b. aft. 870, d. 7 Jun 929
This person was last edited on9 May 2019


  1. [S520] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., William R. Beall and Kaleen E. Beall, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700… ., 8th ed. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2004), 162-17, further cited as Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed.
  2. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Five vols., Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 5:494 (App B5), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
  3. [S520] Weis, Sheppard, Beall, and Beall, Ancestral Roots, 8th ed., 162-18.
  4. [S1954] Stewart Baldwin, The Henry Project: The Ancestors of King Henry II of England: An Experiment in Cooperative Medieval Genealogy on the Internet,, accessed Oct 2017. Hereinafter cited as Baldwin, The Henry Project.
  5. [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 5:494 (App B6).