Baldwin of Flanders, Count of Flanders, was born circa Error: Invalid time. to Audacer (c805-) and died 879 of unspecified causes. He married Judith (844-870) 863 JL in Auxerre.

Baldwin Iron Arm was the first Count of Flanders.

There is little evidence to support the existence of Baldwin's oldest son Charles, who died young. He may also have had a daughter from an earlier relationship, who became a nun.


Offspring of Baldwin of Flanders and Judith (844-870)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles of Flanders (aft863-?) 863
Baldwin II of Flanders (c865-918) 865 10 September 918 Ælfthryth of Wessex (c872-929)

Gunhilda of Flanders (c865-?) 865 Wilfred I of Urgel (c840-897)

Rodulf of Flanders (c869-896) 869 28 June 896

Namesakes of Baldwin I of Flanders (c835-879)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Baldwin VI of Flanders (c1030-1070)Baldwin V of Flanders (1012-1067)Adèle of France (1009-1079)Richilde von Egisheim (c1020-1086)
Baldwin V of Flanders (1012-1067)Arras, FranceLille, FranceBaldwin IV of Flanders (980-1036)Ogive von Luxemburg (c990-1036)Adèle of France (1009-1079)
Baldwin VII of Flanders (1093-1119)Robert II of Flanders (c1065-1111)Clemence de Bourgogne (1078-1129)Havoise de Bretagne (c1096-c1143)
Baldwin IV of Flanders (980-1036)Arnulf II of Flanders (c960-988)Rozela di Ivrea (955-c1003)Ogive von Luxemburg (c990-1036)+Eleanor of Normandy (c1012-aft1071)
Baldwin I of Flanders (c835-879)Audacer (c805-)Judith (844-870)
Baldwin III of Flanders (940-962)Arnulf I of Flanders (c890-965)Adele de Vermandois (910-960)Mathilde Billung (c940-1008)
Baldwin II of Flanders (c865-918)Baldwin I of Flanders (c835-879)Judith (844-870)Ælfthryth of Wessex (c872-929)

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