Ludwig I (Flanders)

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Ludwig I (around 1304; † August 26, 1346 in the Battle of Crécy ) had been Count of Flanders since 1322 , (as Ludwig II. ) Count of Nevers and Rethel , Baron von Donzy . He was the son of Count Ludwig I of Nevers and Johanna von Rethel , the grandson of Count Robert III. of Flanders.

He married on July 21, 1320 - according to the terms of the Treaty of Paris  - Margarete (around 1312-1382), daughter of the French king Philip V , the 1361 Countess Palatine of Burgundy , lady of Salins , Countess of Artois and peer of France was .

With the support of his father-in-law, he succeeded in suppressing the uprising of Nikolaas Zannekin .

He and Margarete had a son: Ludwig II (Ludwig von Male) (1339-1384), who also became his successor.

Ludwig was buried in Bruges in the Sint-Donaaskerk .


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predecessor Office successor
Robert III Count of Flanders
Ludwig II./III./III.
Ludwig I. Count of Nevers
Ludwig II./III./III.
Johanna Count of Rethel
approx. 1328–1346
Ludwig II./III./III.