Philippa (Luxembourg) d'Avesnes

Philippa (Luxembourg) d'Avesnes (1252 - 1311)

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Philippa d'Avesnes formerly Luxembourg aka de Luxemburg
Born in Luxemburg, Maas, Belgiummap
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Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Valenciennes, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Francemap
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European Aristocracy
Philippa Luxembourg was a member of the aristocracy in Europe.


JEAN (or JAN) II D'AVESNES, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland, lord of Friesland, son and heir, born about 1247. He married about 1270 PHILIPPE (or PHILIPPINE) OF LUXEMBOURG, daughter of Henri V, Count of Luxembourg and La Roche, Marquis of Arlon, by Marguerite, daughter of Henri II, Count of Bar-Le-Duc [see BAR 7 for her ancestry]. They had five sons, Jean (or Jan), Henri (or Hendrik) [canon of Cambrai], Guillaume (or Willem) (III) [Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland], Jean (or Jan) [seigneur of Beaumont], and Waleran, and five daughters, Marguerite (or Margaretha) (wife of Robert II, Count of Artois), Alice (or Alix), Isabelle (wife of Raoul de Clermont, seigneur of Nesle, Constable of France), Jeanne (or Johanna) (nun at Fontenelles), and Marie (wife of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon). .... JEAN II D'AVESNES, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland, lord of Friesland, died 11 Sept. 1304. He left a testament dated 8 Sept. 1304. His widow, Philippe, was an executrix of the will of her daughter, Isabelle de Clermont, lady of Nesle, Philippe, Countess of Hainault, etc., died 6 April 1311. Jean and his wife, Philippe, were buried in the church of the Franciscans in Valenciennes.

Children of Jean (or Jan) II d'Avesnes, by Philippe (or Philippine) of Luxembourg:

  1. GUILLAUME (or WILLEM) III, Count of Hainault, Holland, and Zeeland, lord of Friesland
  2. MARGUERITE (or MARGARETHA) OF HAINAULT, married Robert II, Count of Artois)
  3. ALICE (or ALIX) OF HAINAULT, married ROGER LE BIGOD, Earl of Norfolk, Marshal of England
  4. ISABELLE OF HAINAULT, married RAOUL DE CLERMONT, seigneur of Nesle, Constable of France
  5. MARIE OF HAINAULT, married LOUIS I, Duke of Bourbon, Count of Clemont, la Marche, and Castres

Philippa of Luxembourg (1252 ? 6 April 1311) was the daughter of Count Henry V of Luxembourg and his wife Marguerite of Bar. She married John II, Count of Holland. Two of her grand-daughters were Philippa of Hainault, Queen Consort of England, and Margaret II Countess of Hainault in her own right and wife of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV.

The children of John II of Holland and Philippa of Luxembourg included:

  1. John (died 1302), Count of Ostervant and senior de Beaumont
  2. Henry (died 1303), a canon in Cambrai
  3. Simon
  4. ) William I, Count of Hainaut, father of Queen Philippa and Margaret II
  5. Jean (1288 - 1356), senior de Beaumont. Married Marguerite, Countess of Soissons.
  6. Margaret (died 1342), wife of Robert II of Artois
  7. Alix (died 1317), wife of Roger Bigod, 5th Earl of Norfolk
  8. Isabelle (died 1305), wife of Raoul de Clermont, senior de Nesle.
  9. Jeanne, nun at Fontenelles
  10. Mary of Avesnes (1280 - 1354), wife of Louis I, Duke of Bourbon
  11. ) Matilda, Abbess of Nivelles
  12. Willem de Cuser (born 1290)

Name: Philippina // [1][2][3]
Name: Philippina /de AVESNES/
Birth: ABT 1252, Of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg[4]
Christening: ABT 1266
Death: 06 APR 1311, Valenciennes, Nord, France[5]
Burial: ABT 1311, Church of the Franciscans, Valenciennes
Occupation: Countess of Luxemborg
Marriage: 1270[6]
Husband: Jean de AVESNES
Wife: Philippina UNKNOWN
Child: Henri de AVESNES
Child: Alix de Avesnes
Child: Marguerite de AVESNES
Child: Isabelle de AVESNES
Child: Jeanne de AVESNES
Child: Marie de HAINAULT
Child: Valeran de HAINAULT
Child: Willem de AVESNES
Child: Ida de AVESNES
Marriage: 04 JUN 1240[7]
Husband: Henri II UNKNOWN
Wife: Marguerite de Bar-Leduc-Mousson UNKNOWN
Child: Henri III UNKNOWN
Child: Philippina UNKNOWN


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