Maude of Brabant (1224–1288)

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Maude of Brabant (1224–1288)

Countess of Artois . Name variations: Mahaut Louvain; Matilde de Brabant. Born in 1224; died on September 29, 1288; daughter of Henry II, duke of Brabant, and Marie of Swabia (c. 1201–1235); sister of Henry III (1233–1261), duke of Brabant; married Robert I the Good (1216–1250), count of Artois (r. 1237–1250), on June 14, 1237; married Guion de Chastillon, count of St. Pol; children: (first marriage) Robert II (1250–1302), count of Artois; Blanche of Artois (c. 1247–1302, who married Henry I, king of Navarre, and Edmund the Crouchback, 1st earl of Lancaster); (second marriage) Beatrice of Chastillon (d. 1304, who married John de Brienne, count of Eu).