Gand/de Gaunt/Gant/Ghent

East Friesland comprised the area stretching from the Ems to the Weser rivers along the North Sea coast, Middle Friesland included the modern Dutch provinces of Friesland and coastal Groningen up to the Ems, and West Friesland covered the northern section of the modern province of Noord-Holland.

This line goes back to Charles Martel, King of the Franks

Alfbad of Middle Friesland

b.710; s/o Charles "The Hammer" Martel, King of the Franks, and Sonichilde of Bavaria

CHILDREN included:

  1. Nordolah of Middle Friesland b.bef.770

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Nordolah of Middle Friesland

b.bef.770; s/o Alfbad of Middle Friesland
d.810

CHILDREN included:

  1. Gerulf I of Middle Friesland

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Gerulf I of Middle Friesland

b.bef.800; s/o Nordolah of Middle Friesland

CHILDREN included:

  1. Gerulf II of Middle Friesland b.abt.820

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Gerulf II of Middle Friesland

b.bef.820; s/o Gerulf I of Middle Friesland

CHILDREN included:

  1. Gerulf III of Middle Friesland b.abt.839

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Gerulf III of Middle Friesland

b.abt.839; s/o of Gerrulf II of Middle Friesland
d.abt.916

CHILDREN included:

  1. Dirk I of Holland b.abt.875

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Dirk I of Holland

b.abt.875; s/o Gerulf II of Middle Friesland
d.939
m.Geva of Friesland

CHILDREN included:

  1. Wickmann II, Count of Ghent b.900/910

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Wickmann II, Count of Ghent

b.bet.900 and 910; s/o Dirk I of Holland and Geva of Friesland
d.983
m.950 Luitgarde de Flanders

CHILDREN included:

  1. Dietrich II [Theodric] , Count of Westfriesland b.931/956
  2. Hildegarde de Gand b.abt.958
  3. Wickmann de Gand b.abt.960

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Dietrich II, Count of Westfriesland

b.931 Germany; s/o Wickmann II, Count of Ghent and Luitgarde de Flanders
d.June 5, 988
m.Hildegarde de Flanders/de Holland
b.abt.961 d/o Dirk I, Count of Holland and Gerberge Vermandois

CHILDREN included:

  1. Arnulf, Count of West Friesland b.961

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Arnulf, Count of West Friesland

b.961; s/o Dietrich II, Count of Westfriesland and Hildegarde de Flanders
d.Sept. 18, 993 murdered
m.Luigarde de Luxembourg
b.abt.987 of Cleves, Germany; parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Adalbert-Lambert de Gant

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Adalbert-Lambert de Gant

b.abt.983/1004 Flanders; s/o Arnulf, Count of West Friesland and Luitgarde de Luxembourg
d.1021/1032
m.Ermengarde de Flanders

CHILDREN included:

  1. Rudolphe [Ralph] d'Alost de Gant b.1009/1022

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Arnoul de Gand

b.abt.984 Gent, Flandre-Orintale, Belgium, Netherlands; parents ukn
m.abt.998 Lietgarde de Cleve

CHILDREN included:

  1. Henry Castellan de Gand b.abt.1005

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Henry Castellan de Gand

b.abt.1005 Gent, Flandre-Orientale, Belgium, Netherlands; s/o Arnoul de Gand and Lietgarde de Cleve
m.abt.1039 Sibilla Manasses
b.abt.1005 of Bourboucy, France; parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Beatrice de Gand b.abt.1040 Bourbonnais, Aquitaine, France m.abt.1061 Sir Alberic de Vere

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Rudolphe d'Alost de Gant

b.10091022 of Gant, Flanders, Belgium; s/o Alalbert-Lambert de Gant and Ermengarde de Flanders
d.1053
m.Giselle de Luxembourg
b.abt.1028 of Flanders, Belgium: parents ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Gilbert de Gand b.1034/1048
  2. son de Gant b.abt.1040
  3. Baudouin de Gand b.abt.1050

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Gilbert de Gand (Gaunt)

b.1034-1048 Flanders, France; s/o Rudolphe d'Alost de Gant and Giselle de Luxembourg
d.1091/1094
m.(1)1071 Alice de Montfort (Morefort)
b.abt.1050; d/o Hugh de Montfort and Alice de Beauffou
m.(2)abt.1113; Matilda de Brittany
b.abt.1092; d/o Stephen and Hawise of Brittany

CHILDREN included:

  1. Felia de Gaunt b.abt.1070 of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England m.abt.1094 Ivo (Ives) de Grentemesnil
  2. Emma de Gaunt (Cant) b.abt.1071 of Folking ham, Lincolnshire, England d.bef.1135 m.abt.1087 Allan (Algernon) de Percy
  3. Henry de Gaunt b.abt.1072
  4. Ralph de Gaunt b.abt.1074
  5. Hugh IV de Montfort, Seigneur b.abt.1078 m.Adeline de Meullent
  6. Geoffrey de Gaunt b.abt.1080
  7. Matilda de Gaunt b.abt.1082
  8. Gilbert de Gaunt b.abt.1086 d.bef.1094
  9. Alice de Gaunt b.abt.1088
  10. Walter de Gaunt b.abt.1092 d.1139

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Walter de Gaunt

b.abt.1092 of Folkingham, Lincolnshire, England; s/o Gilber de Gand [Gaunt} and Alice de Montfort [Morfort]
d.1139
m.abt.1113; Matilda de Brittany
b.abt.1092 of Brittany, France; d/o Stephen and Hawise of Brittany CHILDREN included:

  1. Alice de Gant b.abt.1117/1120 of Yorkshire, England m.abt.1142; Roger de Mowbray
  2. Gilbert de Gaunt b.abt.1118 d.1156
  3. Robert de Gaunt b.abt.1122 d.1191
  4. Baldwin de Gant b.abt.1124
  5. dau. de Gant b.abt.1124
  6. Agnes de Gaunt b.abt.1128
  7. Geoffrey de Gaunt b.abt.1130

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