Lambert I, Count of Louvain

Lambert I
Count of Louvain

17th century representation of Lambert I and Gerberga
Spouse(s) Gerberga of Lower Lorraine


Titles and styles

The Count of Louvain
Noble family House of Reginar
Father Reginar III, Count of Hainaut
Mother Adela
Born 950
Died 12 September 1015 (aged 65)

Lambert I of Louvain nicknamed "The Bearded" (born in Louvain, Duchy of Lotharingia, East Francia c. 950, died in Florennes, County of Namur, Duchy of Lower Lorraine, Holy Roman Empire on 12 September 1015) was the first Count of Louvain in 1003. He was killed by Godfrey II, Duke of Lower Lorraine in battle for Godfrey's claim of Count of Verdun.

He was the son of Reginar III, Count of Hainaut and Adela d' Equisheim, daughter of Hugh V, Count of Equisheim. His brother was Reginar IV, Count of Mons. He was the husband of Gerberga of Lower Lorraine,[1] and father of:[2]


  1. Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Lines: 148-20, 148-21, 155-20, 155-21.
  2. Jaarboek voor Middeleeuwse geschiedenis, Uitgeverij Verloren, 1998 Google Books
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Count of Louvain
Succeeded by
Henry I

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