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Baldwin IV, The Bearded, and Ogive of Luxembourg

Baldwin IV, "The Bearded."
Born in 980; son of ARNULF II and Rozala of Lombardy.

He married Ogive of Luxembourg.

He succeeded his father as Count of Flanders in 987, but with his mother Rozala as the regent until his majority; and served until his death. (S1).

Baldwin turned his attention to the east and north, leaving the southern part of his territory in the hands of his vassals the counts of Guines, Hesdin, and St. Pol. (S1).

To the north of the county Baldwin was given Zeeland as a fief by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II, while on the right bank of the Scheldt river he received Valenciennes (1013) and parts of the Cambresis and Hainaut. (S1).

In the French territories of the count of Flanders, the supremacy of the Baldwini remained unchallenged. They organized a great deal of colonization of marshland along the coastline of Flanders and enlarged the harbour and city of Brugge.

Baldwin first married Ogive of Luxembourg, by whom he had a son and heir Baldwin V. (S1).

He later married Eleanor of Normandy in 1051, daughter of Richard II of Normandy, by whom he had at least one daughter Judith. This daughter married Tostig Godwinson, Earl of Northumberland. These family connections demonstrate the political interests of the Flemish counts, both in the Kingdom of France, England and the Holy Roman Empire. S(1).

His granddaughter, Matilda of Flanders, would go on to marry William the Conqueror, therefore starting the line of Anglo-Norman Kings of England. (S1).

He died on 30 May 1035. (S1).

WIFE (1):
Ogive of Luxembourg.
Daughter of Frederick of Luxembourg. (S1).

CHILDREN of BALDWIN IV and Ogive of Luxembourg:

WIFE (2):
Eleanor of Normandy.
daughter of Richard II of Normandy. (S1).



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