The Duchy of Brabant was formally erected in 1183/1184. A coat of arms or armorial bearings (often just arms for short in European tradition is a design belonging to a particular person (or group of people The Duchy of Brabant was a historical region in the Low Countries. The title "Duke of Brabant" was created by the German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in favor of Henry I, son of Godfrey III of Leuven (who was Duke of Lower Lotharingia at that time). Frederick I Barbarossa (1122 &ndash 10 June 1190) was elected King of Germany at Frankfurt on 4 March 1152 and crowned Henry I of Brabant (French Henri I de Brabant, Dutch Hendrik I van Brabant) named "The Courageous" was (probably born in 1165 in Leuven and Godfrey III (died August 21 1190) was Count of Leuven (or Louvain landgrave of Brabant, Margrave of Antwerp, and The Duchy of Brabant was a feudal elevation of the since 1085/1086 existing title of Landgrave of Brabant. Landgrave ( Dutch landgraaf, German Landgraf; French landgrave; Latin comes magnus, comes patriae This was an Imperial fief which was assigned to Count Henry III of Leuven shortly after the death of the preceding Count of Brabant, Count Palatine Herman II of Lotharingia († September 20, 1085). Henry III of Leuven (died Tournai in 1095 was Count of Leuven from 1078 to 1095 Events 451 - The Battle of Chalons takes place in North Eastern France. Although the corresponding county was quite small (limited to the territory of the lower town of Brussels and 25km to the west, between the rivers Senne and Dender) its name was applied to the entire country under control of the Dukes from the 13th century on. The Zenne The Dendre ( French) or Dender ( Dutch) is a 65 km long river in Belgium, right tributary of the river Scheldt. In 1190, after the death of Godfrey III, Henry I also became Duke of Lotharingia. Formerly Lower Lotharingia, this title was now practically without territorial authority, but was borne by the later Dukes of Brabant as an honorific title.
In 1288, the Dukes of Brabant became also Duke of Limburg. This article deals with the historical duchy of Limburg for other meanings see Limburg. The title fell to the Dukes of Burgundy in 1430. Duke of Burgundy was a title borne by the rulers of the Duchy of Burgundy, a small portion of traditional lands of Burgundians west of river Saône which Later on, it followed with the Burgundian inheritance until the French Revolution, although the northern part of the territory of Brabant was actually governed by the United Provinces during the 17th and 18th century (see Generality Lands). The French Revolution (1789–1799 was a period of political and social upheaval in the History of France, during which the French governmental structure previously an "United Netherlands" redirects here For the "Kingdom of the United Netherlands" see United Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Generality Lands, Lands of the Generality or Common Lands (Generaliteitslanden were about one fifth of the territories of the United Provinces of the
In the modern Kingdom of Belgium, the revived substantive title of "Duke of Brabant" is traditionally assigned to the Crown Prince, despite the province of Noord-Brabant, part of the historical duchy, being now part of the Netherlands. Godfrey I (c 1060 &ndash 25 January 1139) called the Bearded, the Courageous, or the Great, was the landgrave of Brabant counts of Leuven and counts of Brussels were originally petty barons of the central region of Belgium. counts of Leuven and counts of Brussels were originally petty barons of the central region of Belgium. The Landgraviat of Brabant must be distinguished from the Duchy of Brabant. The Duchy of Lower Lorraine or Lower Lotharingia encompassed part of modern-day Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany west of the Rhine Godfrey I (c 1060 &ndash 25 January 1139) called the Bearded, the Courageous, or the Great, was the landgrave of Brabant Godfrey II (c 1110 &ndash 13 June 1142) was the Count of Leuven, landgrave of Brabant by inheritance from 23 January 1139 Godfrey III (died August 21 1190) was Count of Leuven (or Louvain landgrave of Brabant, Margrave of Antwerp, and Henry I of Brabant (French Henri I de Brabant, Dutch Hendrik I van Brabant) named "The Courageous" was (probably born in 1165 in Leuven and The Duchy of Brabant was formally erected in 1183/1184 The title " Duke of Brabant " was created by the German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in favor of Lothier refers to the territory within the Duchy of Lower Lotharingia, governed by the Dukes of Brabant and their successors after 1190 until the end of Henry I of Brabant (French Henri I de Brabant, Dutch Hendrik I van Brabant) named "The Courageous" was (probably born in 1165 in Leuven and Henry II of Brabant (French Henri II de Brabant, Dutch Hendrik II van Brabant, 1207 &ndash February 1 1248 in Leuven) was Henry III of Brabant (c 1230 &ndash February 28, 1261, Leuven) was Duke of Brabant between 1248 and his death Henry IV of Brabant (1251/1252 Leuven &ndash aft April 29, 1272) was Duke of Brabant from 1261 to 1267 The Duchy of Brabant was formally erected in 1183/1184 The title " Duke of Brabant " was created by the German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in favor of Lothier refers to the territory within the Duchy of Lower Lotharingia, governed by the Dukes of Brabant and their successors after 1190 until the end of counts of Limburg rose to prominence when one of their house was appointed Duke of Lower Lorraine. John I of Brabant, also called John the Victorious ( Leuven 1252/1253 &ndash May 3, 1294 in Leuven) was Duke of Brabant John II van Brabant ( September 27, 1275 &ndash October 27, 1312, Tervuren) also called John the Peaceful, was Duke Jan III van Brabant (1300 &ndash December 5 1355, Brussels) also called John III the Triumphant, was Duke of Brabant, Lothier Joanna Duchess of Brabant ( June 24 1322 &ndash November 1 1406) was the heiress of Duke John III, who died in Brussels December See also France in the Middle Ages, Early Modern France Unexpected inheritance The Capetian dynasty seemed secure both during and The Duchy of Brabant was formally erected in 1183/1184 The title " Duke of Brabant " was created by the German Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in favor of Lothier refers to the territory within the Duchy of Lower Lotharingia, governed by the Dukes of Brabant and their successors after 1190 until the end of counts of Limburg rose to prominence when one of their house was appointed Duke of Lower Lorraine. Antoine of Burgundy (August 1384 &ndash October 25 1415, in the Battle of Agincourt) was Duke of Brabant Lothier and Limburg. John IV Duke of Brabant ( Atrecht June 11, 1403 &ndash April 17, 1427, Brussels) was the son of Antoine Duke of Philip of Saint Pol ( July 25 1404 &ndash Leuven, August 14, 1430) younger son of Antoine Duke of Brabant and Jeanne Philip the Good (Philippe le Bon also Philip III Duke of Burgundy ( July 31, 1396 &ndash June 15, 1467) was Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bold or Charles the Rash (Charles le Téméraire ( 21 November 1433 &ndash 5 January 1477) baptised Charles Martin Mary, called Mary the Rich ( 13 February, 1457 &ndash Charles V (24 February 1500 &ndash 21 September 1558 was Philip II (Felipe II de España Filipe I ( May 21, 1527 &ndash September 13 1598) was King of Spain from 1556 until 1598 Hercule François Duke of Anjou and Alençon, often simply referred to as "the Duke of Alençon" ( March 18, 1555 &ndash June 19 Albert VII Archduke of Austria (sometimes called Albrecht of Austria) ( 15 November 1559 &ndash 13 July 1621) was together Philip IV (es ''Felipe IV'' pt ''Filipe III'' ( 8 April, 1605 &ndash 17 September, 1665) was King of Spain between 1621 and Charles II ( November 6 1661, Madrid – November 1 1700, Madrid was the last Habsburg King of Spain and the Philip V of Spain ( December 19, 1683 - July 9, 1746) born Philippe de France, Fils de France and duc d'Anjou Charles VI (German Karl VI) ( October 1, 1685 &ndash October 20, 1740) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia Maria Theresa (Maria Theresia see also names in other languages; May 13, 1717 November 29 1780) was the Archduchess regnant Heir and co-regent Joseph was born in the midst of the early upheavals of the War of the Austrian Succession. Leopold II (May 5 1747 March 1 1792 born Peter Leopold Joseph Anton Joachim Pius Gotthard, was Holy Roman Emperor from 1790 to 1792 and Grand Duke Francis II (Franz II Heiliger Römischer Kaiser ( 12 February 1768 &ndash 2 March 1835) was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling Saxe-Coburg and Gotha or Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (Sachsen-Coburg und Gotha served as the name of the two German duchies of Saxe-Coburg and Saxe-Gotha in The Kingdom of Belgium is a Country in northwest Europe. It is a founding member of the European Union and hosts its headquarters as well as those A substantive title (or substantive peerage) is a Title of Nobility or royalty held by someone (normally by one person alone which they gained North Brabant ( Dutch: Noord-Brabant,) is a province of the Netherlands, located in the south of the country bordered by Belgium The Netherlands ( Dutch:, ˈnedərlɑnt is the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which consists of the Netherlands the Netherlands
It is unknown whether the presumed Crown Princess, Elisabeth, will be styled Duchess of Brabant or not. Leopold II (Léopold Louis Philippe Marie Victor Leopold Lodewijk Filips Maria Victor (9 April 1835 – 17 December 1909 was King of the Belgians. Early life At birth Leopold was styled Count of Hainaut, as the eldest son of the then crown prince Leopold III (born as Léopold Philippe Charles Albert Meinrad Hubertus Marie Miguel (French or Leopold Filips Karel Albert Meinrad Hubertus Maria Miguel Baudouin I (Baudouin Albert Charles Léopold Axel Marie Gustave or Dutch: Boudewijn Albert Karel Leopold Axel Marie Gustaaf ( 7 September 1930 – Biography Prince Philippe was educated at the Belgian Royal Military School For the consort of Albert I who was also Princess of Belgium see Elisabeth Gabriele of Bavaria Princess Elisabeth of Belgium ( Élisabeth
The title Duke of Brabant is one of the titles of the Spanish Crown. The House of Bourbon is an important European Royal house, a branch of the Capetian dynasty. Early life Juan Carlos was born in Rome, where his grandfather Alfonso XIII of Spain lived in exile after the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. King Juan Carlos I is a direct descendant of many famous European rulers from different countries such as Holy Roman Emperor Charles V (who as Carlos I is said to have been