Floris IV van Holland, Count of Holland, was born 14 June 1210 in The Hague, Netherlands to Willem I van Holland (c1165-1223) and Aleid van Gelre (1187-1218) and died 19 July 1234 in Corbie, France of unspecified causes. He married Machteld van Brabant (c1200-1267) 6 December 1224 JL in Antwerp, Belgium. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996). Ancestors are from Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, the Byzantine Empire.

Floris IV, Count of Holland, succeeded his father in 1222. His regent was Baldwin of Bentheim. He acquired the Land of Altena. He had constant disputes with the bishop of Utrecht, Otto of Lippe, but helped him against the peasants of Drenthe in 1227. Floris was a real knight, who went on crusade against the Stedingers north of Bremen in 1234. He died at a French tourney, allegedly killed by the jealous husband of Mathilde de Boulogne.


Offspring of Floris van Holland and Machteld van Brabant (c1200-1267)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Willem II van Holland (1228-1256) February 1228 28 January 1256 Hoogwoud Elizabeth von Braunschweig (c1235-1266)

Hendrik van Holland (?-?)
Floris van Holland (c1228-1258)
Machteld van Holland (?-?)
Aleid van Holland (bef1234-1284) 1234 1284 Jean I d'Avesnes (1218-1257)

Margaretha van Holland (1234-1276) 1234 1276 Hermann I. von Henneberg (1224-1290)

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Namesakes of Floris IV van Holland (1210-1234)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Floris V van Holland (1254-1296)LeidenMuiderbergWillem II van Holland (1228-1256)Elizabeth von Braunschweig (c1235-1266)Beatrijs van Vlaanderen (c1253-1296)
Floris I van Holland (1030-1061)VlaardingenNeder-HemertDirk III van Holland (c983-1039)Othilde von Sachsen (c989-1044)Gertrud von Sachsen (1033-1113)
Floris van Holland (c1055-c1103)Floris I van Holland (1030-1061)Gertrud von Sachsen (1033-1113)
Floris II van Holland (1085-1122)VlaardingenEgmondDirk V van Holland (1054-1091)Othelhildis von Sachsen (1059-?)Geertruid Petronella van Lotharingen (c1092-1144)
Floris III van Holland (1140-1190)AntiochDirk VI van Holland (1114-1157)Sophie von Salm (c1115-1176)Ada of Huntingdon (1139-1206)
Floris IV van Holland (1210-1234)The Hague, NetherlandsCorbie, FranceWillem I van Holland (c1165-1223)Aleid van Gelre (1187-1218)Machteld van Brabant (c1200-1267)

Common ancestors of Floris IV van Holland (1210-1234) and Machteld van Brabant (c1200-1267)

  1. Dirk II de Lorraine (c1050-1115)
  2. Gerard I of Guelders (aft1055-c1129)
  3. Malcolm III of Scotland (c1031-1093)
  4. Margaret of Wessex (c1045-1093)

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