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Baldwin (Flandre) Fleming (1093 - 1119)

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Baldwin (Baldwin VII) "Baudouin à la Hache" Fleming formerly Flandre aka Hapken
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Categories: Scottish Clans | Clan Fleming.


Pierre Hebrant writes, surname for Baldwin vii is "Hapken'; in French Baudouin à la Hache.

July 20, 2015 -- NOTE TO RESEARCHERS: There is an indication that this Baldwin may also be Baldwin of Biggar, the progenitor of Clan Fleming. This is the assumption I am working on as Manager of Clan Fleming in the Scottish Clans Project on Wikitree. If you have other information and/or sources, please send them to me and I will make adjustments. Thank you very much.

Michael Thomas (Thomas-10705) [[1]]

From Wikipedia: - [[2]]

"Baldwin of Biggar was a mid-12th century Scottish magnate. He was granted the lordship of Biggar, and was made Sheriff of Lanark/Clydesdale by David I, King of Scotland.

Baldwin and Herbert, Bishop of Glasgow, commanded the Scottish forces at the Battle of Renfrew in 1164. It is likely that Baldwin was responsible for the considerable settlement of Flemish settlers in the Lanark/Clydesdale region.

Baldwin held the fee of Inverkip as tenant from Walter fitz Alan. Baldwin also held the fee of Kilpeter from Walter, and Kilpeter in fee to Hugh of Pettinain, from whom it took its later name, Houston ("Hugh's tun or manor"). The lands of Pettinain were situated between Baldwin's lands of Biggar and the Lanark Castle, from where Baldwin administrated the entire region. It is very likely that both Baldwin and Hugh were Flemish. Baldwin's stepson, John, was the eponym of Crawfordjohn."
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Name: Baldwin VII /of FLANDERS/


Occupation: Count of Flanders

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