Henry II "the Courageous", Duke of Brabant and Lorraine

Male 1207 - 1248  (41 years)


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  • Name Henry II  
    • He was also nicknamed "the Magnanimous".
    Born 1207  [4, 5
    Title(s) 1235  [2, 5
    Died 1 Feb 1247/48  Louvain, Brabant, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Person ID I3154  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2020 

    Father Henry I, Duke of Brabant,   b. 1165,   d. 5 Sep 1235, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Matilda of Bloulogne,   b. Abt 1162,   d. 1211, Louvain, Brabant, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 1179 
    Family ID F2548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria von Hohenstauffen,   b. 1201, Swabia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1235  (Age 34 years)  [1, 2
    Married 9 Feb 1207  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Age at Marriage He was 0 years - She was 6 years 
    Notes 
    • Weis (1982) gives their marriage date as 1215. [2]
    Children 
    +1. Henry III, Duke of Brabant,   d. 28 Feb 1260
     2. Matilda of Brabant,   d. 29 Sep 1288
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F2543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sophia von Hessen 
    Married Abt 1240  [4
    Age at Marriage He was 33 years - She was ?? 
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Birth: von Redlich (1941) gives his birth year as 1189. [7]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1247/48 - Louvain, Brabant, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1472] Stone, Don C. and Charles R Owens. "[Eirene?], First wife of Emperor Isaakios II Angelos, is Probable Tornikina and Gateway to Antiquity" , (Vowchurch, UK: Foundations: Journal of the Foundation of Medieval Genealogy, volume 3, number 5, January 2011), Secondary Source.

    2. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    3. [S2000] ------------- Sources Below not Reviewed -------------.

    4. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    5. [S278] Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, (web: http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/royal/catalog.html), Tertiary Source.

    6. [S310] Moriarty, G. Andrews. The Descent of the Plantagenet Kings from the Holy Roman Emperors, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume CI, January 1947), Secondary Source.

    7. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941), Tertiary Source.



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