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Floris V of Holland, Count of Holland

Floris V of Holland, Count of Holland[1]

Male 1254 - 1296  (~ 41 years)

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  • Name Floris V of Holland 
    Arms of the Counts of Holland
    Arms of the Counts of Holland
    Suffix Count of Holland 
    Born Jul 1254 
    Gender Male 
    Title 2 Aug 1291  Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Great Cause 
    • Floris was one of the minor contestants for Scottish crown at the conference at Berwick-upon-Tweed. He claimed by descent from Ada of Scotland. [2]
    Died 27 Jun 1296  Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "In June, the count of Holland met with an unfortunate accident - English involvement cannot be entirely ruled out...." [3]
    Buried Rijnsburg, Katwijk, South Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14746  Dickinson
    Last Modified 16 May 2015 

    Father Willem II of Holland, Count of Holland,   b. 1227,   d. 28 Jan 1256, Hoogwoud, Noord-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elisabeth von Braunschweig, Countess of Holland,   d. 27 May 1266 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Jan 1252  Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beatrix de Flandre, Countess of Holland,   b. 1260,   d. 23 Mar 1296  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1279 
    Children 
    +1. Jan I of Holland, Count of Holland,   b. Before 12 Aug 1283, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1299, Haarlem, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 12 May 2015 
    Family ID F4525  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsTitle - The Great Cause - 2 Aug 1291 - Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jun 1296 - Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rijnsburg, Katwijk, South Holland, Netherlands Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S336463] Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families, Charles Cawley, (Online: The Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/), http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/HOLLAND.htm#FlorisVdied1296.

    2. [S157] A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain, Marc Morris, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2015), 253, 257.

    3. [S157] A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain, Marc Morris, (New York: Pegasus Books, 2015), 293-294.