|Guillaume "Le Riche" DE NAMUR Seigneur de Wynendaele
Guillaume "Le Riche" DE NAMUR Seigneur de Wynendaele
- Born: 1324
- Married (1): Bef 13 Feb 1348
- Married (2): Mar 1352
- Died: 1 Oct 1391
- Buried: Couvent des Franciscains, Namur
Compiler's 16 x great-grandfather
He succeeded his brother in 1337 as GUILLAUME I "le Riche" Comte de Namur. His mother granted him the château de Poilvache 11 Sep 1353. "Guillaumes contes de Namur, Robers ses…frères sires de Bealfort" acknowledged a debt by charter dated 15 Dec 1356. "Guillelmes contes de Namur" acknowledged receiving repayment of a debt due to "nostre…mère madame Marie d´Artois contesse de Namur et dame dele Escluze en Flandre" by the commune of Namur by charter dated 30 Dec 1356. 1
Guillaume married Jeanne DE BEAUMONT Comtesse de Soissons, Dame de Chimay, daughter of Jean D' AVESNES Sn de Beaumont, Valenciennes et Condé and Marguerite DE NESLE Comtesse de Soissons, Dame de Chimay.., before 13 Feb 1348. (Jeanne DE BEAUMONT Comtesse de Soissons, Dame de Chimay was born in 1323 and died in Dec 1350.
Guillaume also married Catherine DE SAVOIE Dame de Vaud, daughter of Cte Louis II DE SAVOIE Baron de Vaud and Isabelle DE CHALON Dame de Joigny, de Broyes et de Chavannes, in Mar 1352. (Catherine DE SAVOIE Dame de Vaud was born after 1309 and died on 18 Jul 1388 in Namur, Belgium.
This marriage is confirmed by an agreement between "Beatrisina di Savoia Vedova di Gaufredo Signore di Clermont" and "Guglielmo Signore di Namur e Cattarina di Savoia sua Consorte figlia di Lodovico di Savoia Signore di Vaud" dated 10 Mar 1356 which concerns the former's renunciation of property connected with her dowry. The date of her third marriage is indicated by a charter dated 10 Mar 1352 under which "Guillermus comes Namurcensis dominus Vuaudi" issued an arbitral decision relating to a dispute between the chapter of Lausanne and "dominum Iohannem condominium Albone militem". 1
1 Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, Medlands: Guillaume de Namur.