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County of Holland


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First House of Holland

House of Hainault

House of Bavaria

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Chronology

Dates down to 939 are approximate (Strubbe and Voet, 368).

Names and Titles

The use of the title ‘count of Holland’ dates from 1101 (Dek, 13).

916–939

Dirk I (son of Gerulf; count in parts of northern Holland c.916)

939–988

Dirk II (son)

988–993

Arnulf (son)

993–1039

Dirk III (son)

1039–1049

Dirk IV (son)

1049–1061

Floris I (brother)

1061–1091

Dirk V (son)

1091–1121

Floris II, the Fat (son)

1121–1157

Dirk VI (son)

1157–1190

Floris III (son)

1190–1203

Dirk VII (son)

1203–1222

William I (brother)

1222–1234

Floris IV (son)

1234–1256

William II (son; king of Germany 1247)

1256–1296

Floris V (son)

1296–1299

John I (son)

1299–1304

John II (son of Alix, daughter of Floris IV, and John of Avesnes; count of Hainault 1280)

1304–1337

William III, the Good (son)

1337–1345

William IV (son)

1345–1354

Margaret (sister; abdicated; Hainault only 1354–6)

1354–1358

William V (son of Margaret and emperor Louis IV; Hainault 1356; deposed, died 1389)

1389–1404

Albert (brother; regent 1358–89)

1404–1417

William VI (son)

1417–1433

Jacqueline (daughter; abdicated, died 1436; union of Holland and Hainault with Burgundy)

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