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Duchy of Brabant


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In the twelfth century, the term Brabant came to denote the possessions of the house of Louvain; in the thirteenth, the title ‘duke of Brabant’ replaced the designation ‘duke of (Lower) Lorraine’. W. Kienast, Der Herzogstitel in Frankreich und Deutschland (Munich, 1968), 395–404.

1106–1128

Godfrey I, the Bearded (count of Louvain; duke of Lower Lorraine 1106; deposed, died 1139)

1128–1139

Walram II of Limburg

1139–1142

Godfrey II (son of Godfrey I)

1142–1190

Godfrey III (son)

1190–1235

Henry I (son; co-regent 1183)

1235–1248

Henry II (son)

1248–1261

Henry III (son)

1261–1267

Henry IV (son; abdicated, died 1272?)

1267–1294

John I, the Victorious (brother; duke of Limburg 1288)

1294–1312

John II (son)

1312–1355

John III (son)

1355–1383

Wenceslas (duke of Luxemburg)

1355–1404

Joan (daughter of John III; married Wenceslas; abdicated, died 1406)

1406–1415

Anthony (son of Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy; maternal grandson of Margaret, sister of Joan; regent 1404–6)

1415–1427

John IV (son)

1427–1430

Philip of St Pol (brother; union of Brabant and Limburg with Burgundy 1430)

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