Count William III d'Avesnes1

M, #1050023, b. circa 1286, d. 7 June 1337
Father*Count Jean II d'Avesnes1 b. 1247, d. 22 Aug 1304
Mother*Philippa (of Luxemberg)1 b. c 1252, d. 6 Apr 1311
Relationship21st great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceRFC050-23

Names and TItles

Variation: Willem III De Avesnes.2
Titled: Count of Hainault and Holland.3
     Count William III d'Avesnes was born circa 1286 in Hainault, Belgium.1 He was the son of Count Jean II d'Avesnes and Philippa (of Luxemberg).1 Count William III d'Avesnes married Jeanne de Valois, daughter of Prince Charles I (of Valois) and Princess Marguerite (of Naples and Sicily), on 19 May 1305 in Chauny.1 Count William III d'Avesnes died on 7 June 1337 in Valenciennes, France.1
     William III's father Count Jean II d'Avesnes died on 22 August 1304 in Valenciennes, Nord, France.2,1 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Countess Sibylla (of Holland) in 1310.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Countess Margaretha (of Holland) in 1311.2 William III's mother Philippa (of Luxemberg) died on 6 April 1311 in Valenciennes, Nord, France.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Philippa (of Hainault) on 24 June 1311.1 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Count Jan (of Holland) circa 1313.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Countess Johanna (of Holland) circa 1315.2 William III's son Count Jan (of Holland) died in 1316.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Count Willem IV (of Holland) circa 1317.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Countess Agnaes (of Holland) circa 1320.2 William III's daughter was married at wedding of Countess Margaretha (of Holland) and Emperor Ludwig IV (of the Holy Roman Empire) on 25 February 1324 in Koln, Rheinland, Prussia.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Louis Van Holland circa 1325.2 Count William III d'Avesnes became the father of Countess Elisabeth or Isabella (of Holland) circa 1327.2 William III's son Louis Van Holland died in 1328.2 William III's daughter was married at wedding of Philippa (of Hainault) and King Edward III (of England) on 24 January 1328 in Yorkshire, England.1,3

References

     Count William III d'Avesnes has ID 50-23 in Royalty for Commoners.1

Family

Jeanne de Valois b. circa 1294, d. 7 March 1342
Children
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (paged)
English Royalty
English Royalty (Indented)
Royalty for Commoners
Royalty for Commoners (Indented)
Last Edited9 Aug 2003

Citations

  1. [S7] Roderick W. Stuart, Royalty for Commoners, Fourth Edition, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc, 2002). Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in. Hereinafter cited as Royalty for Commoners, 4th Edition.
  2. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.
  3. [S123] The Plantagenet Dynasties, online http://www.royal.gov.uk/history/trees/plantage.pdf