Guillaume (or Willem) III le bon, [Count of Hainault, Holland and Zeeland, lord of Friesland, 3rd but eldest surviving son and heir, born probably in 1286. He married by contract dated at Chauny (Aisne) 19 May 1305 JEANNE OF VALOIS, daughter of Charles of France, Chev., Count of Valois, Alencon, Chartres, and Perche, titular King of Aragon and Valencia, Count Barcclona, and, in right of his 1st wife, Count of Anjou and Maine, by his 1st wife, Marguerite, daughter of Charles II, King of Jerusalem and Sicily, Duke of Apulia, Prince of Capua, Salerno, and Taerento, Count of Anjou, Provence, and Forcalquier [see VALOIS 11 for her ancestry]. She was born about 1294. They had three sons, Jean (or Jan) (died young), Guillaume (or Willem) (IV) [Count of Hainault and Holland], and Louis (or Lodewijk) (died young), and six daughters Sibylla, Marguerite (or Margaretha), PHILIPPE, Jeanne (or Johanna), Agnes, and Isabelle (or Elisabeth). .... GUILLAUME III, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland, died at Valenciennes (Nord) 7 (or 8) June 1337, and buried there in the Church of the Franciscans. He left a will dated 22 Feb. 1336, codicil dated 30 May 1337. His widow, Jeanne, became a num at Fontenelles Abbey near Valenciennes in 1337, before 8 Nov. JEANNE OF VALOIS, former Countess of Hainault and Holland, died at Fontenelles Abbey 7 March 1352, and was buried there.
Willem III (de Goede) van Avesnes Graaf van Henegouwen, Holland en Zeeland 1287-1337
Hij volgde in 1304 zijn vader, graaf Jan II van Avesnes, op als graaf van Henegouwen, Holland en Zeeland en zette de strijd met de Vlaamse erfvijanden met wisselende hevigheid voort tot de Vrede van Parijs (6 maart 1323), waarbij de graaf van Vlaanderen van alle leenheerschappij over Zeeland ten westen van de Schelde afzag. Inmiddels had hij zich weten op te werpen tot de feitelijke meester in het Sticht Utrecht, terwijl hij verderging met zijn macht over Friesland uit te breiden. 
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