Floris  (Holland) of Holland

Floris (Holland) of Holland (1210 - 1234)

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Floris (Floris IV) "Florent, Count of Holland" of Holland formerly Holland
Born in S-Gravenhage, Zuid Holland, Netherlandsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in France Buried Rhijnsburg, Zuid Holland, Netherlandsmap
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Floris IV (24 June 1210 The Hague–19 July 1234, Corbie, France), Count of Holland from 1222 to 1234. He was a son of William I of Holland and Adelaide of Geldern.

Floris IV succeeded his father in 1222. His regent was Baldwin of Bentheim. He acquired the Land of Altena. He had constant disputes with the bishop of Utrecht, Otto of Lippe, but helped him against the peasants of Drenthe in 1227. Floris was a real knight, who went on crusade against the Stedingers north of Bremen in 1234. He died at a French tourney.

He married before 6 December 1214 Matilde of Brabant (c.1193 - 1267), daughter of Duke Henry I of Brabant and Maud of Boulogne and Alsace. Their children were:

1. William II, Count of Holland (1227–1256).

2. Floris (ca. 1228 - 1258), Regent of Holland in 1256-1258.

3.Adelaide of Holland (ca. 1230–1284), married, in Frankfurt am Main in 1246, Jean I of Avesnes, Count of Hainaut. Their descendants eventually inherited Holland. She was Regent of Holland in 1258-1263.

4.Margaret (d. 1277), married ca. 1249 to Count Hermann I of Henneberg.


6.Berthe de Tourmignies


Name: Floris Count /Holland/[1]
Name: Floris IV /Holland/
Given Name: Floris IV
Surname: Holland
Name Suffix: [Count of]
Name: Florent IV /of HOLLAND/
Source: #S994
Name: Floris Iv /Unknown/
Source: #S1
Florenz IV (Florent) /Of Holland/
Name: Florenz IV (Florent)
Of Holland[2]


Date: 1210-06-24
Place: S-Gravenhage, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
Name: Floris IV // [3][4][5]
Date: 24 JUN 1210
Place: Of, 'S-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands[6]
1200 6 24


Husband: Floris IV UNKNOWN
Wife: Mathilde UNKNOWN
Child: Aleida UNKNOWN
Child: Willem II UNKNOWN
Child: Floris UNKNOWN
Child: Margaretha UNKNOWN
Child: Machteld UNKNOWN
Date: BEF 06 DEC 1224[8]
Husband: Willem I UNKNOWN
Wife: Aleid Van GUELDERS
Child: Ada UNKNOWN
Child: Richardis UNKNOWN
Child: Willem UNKNOWN
Child: Otto UNKNOWN
Child: Floris IV UNKNOWN
Date: 1198[9]


Date: 1234-07-19
Place: France Buried Rhijnsburg, Zuid Holland, Netherlands
Date: 1234/1245
Place: Corbie, France
Date: 19 JUL 1234
Place: France[10]
1234 7 19


Place: Rijnsburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands[12]


  • ROYAL ANCESTRY by Douglas Richardson Vol. III, page 300

FLORIS (or FLORENS) IV, Count of Holland, son and heir, born 24 June 1210, He married by settlement dated 5 Dec. 1214 MACHTELD (or MATHILDE) OF BRABANT, widow of Heinrich II, Count Palatine of the Rhine (died 1 May 1214), and daughter of Henri (or Hendrik), I, Duke of Lorraine and Brabant, by his 1st wife, Machtild (or Mahaud), daughter and co-heiress of Mathieu of Flanders, Count of Boulogne [see BRABANT 5 for her ancestry]. They had two sons, Willem (II) [Count of Holland, and Zeeland, King of the Romans] and Floris [Regent of Holland], and three daughters, Aleide, Margaretha (wife of Hermann I, Count of Henneberg), and Machteld. FLORIS (or FLORENS) IV, Count of Holland, was murdered at a tournament at Corbie in Picardy 19 July 1234. His widow, Mathilde, died 22 December 1267.

Child of Count Floris (or Florent) IV, by Machteld of Brabant:

i. ALEIDE OF HOLLAND, married JEAN (or JAN) I D'AVESNES. Count of Hainault [see HAINAULT 7].

  1. Source: #S004444 Page: Ancestry Family Trees Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=13078823&pid=334846799
  2. Source: #S96 Data: Text: Date of Import: Jul 25, 2005
  3. Source: #S2
  4. Source: #S3
  5. Source: #S4
  6. Source: #S4
  7. Source: #S96 Data: Text: Date of Import: Jul 25, 2005
  8. Source: #S4
  9. Source: #S4
  10. Source: #S4
  11. Source: #S96 Data: Text: Date of Import: Jul 25, 2005
  12. Source: #S4

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