Comte Baudouin (Baldwin) I 'Bras De Fer' DE FLANDRES
(Abt 837-879)
Princess Judith CAROLING of the West Franks
(844-After 870)
Ælfræd (Alfred) "the Great" DE WESSEX King of Wessex & Mercia
Eahlwið (Æthelgyth, Ethelswida, Alswitha) of the Gaini, Princess of Mercia
(Before 858-905)
Comte Baudouin (Baldwin) II "The Bald" DE FLANDRES
Æfthryð (Elfridam) DE WESSEX Princess of Wessex
(Abt 867-929)
Comte Arnolf (Arnulph) I "the Elder" DE FLANDRES et Artois


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Adaele (Alice, Alix) DE VERMANDOIS

Comte Arnolf (Arnulph) I "the Elder" DE FLANDRES et Artois

  • Born: 889, Flanders
  • Married: Apr 932, Flanders, Belgium
  • Died: 27 Mar 964

   Ancestral File Number: G5QM-WC.

   General Notes:

Arnulf was preoccupied with fighting off the Northmen. "In his old age he placed the government in the hands of Baldwin, his son by Adela, daughter of the count of Vermandois, and the young man in a short reign did much for the commercial and industrial progress of the country, setting up the first weavers and fullers at Ghent, and instituting yearly fairs at Ypres, Bruges and other places. On Baldwin III's death in 961 the old count resumed control and spent the few remaining years of his life in securing the succession of his grandson Arnulf II...." {Encycl.Brit., 1956, 9:356} (source: Albert E. Meyers database,,


1. Occupation. 3rd Count of Flanders (918-9958, 962-965)

   Marriage Information:

Arnolf married Adaele (Alice, Alix) DE VERMANDOIS, daughter of Herbert II DE VERMANDOIS Comte de Troyes et de Vermandois and Hildebrante (Liégarde, Adèle) CAPET Princess of the Franks, in Apr 932 in Flanders, Belgium. (Adaele (Alice, Alix) DE VERMANDOIS was born about 910-915 in Vermandois, Neustria, died on 10 Oct 960 in Bruges, Belgium and was buried in Abbaye De St Pierre, Gand, Flandres.)

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