1. Basileus_Komnenos

    AHC: Greater Belgium/Northern Brabant joins the Belgian revolt.

    The region of Northern Brabant, once known as the Generality lands is a largely Catholic land once part of the old Duchy of Brabant that stayed with the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Part of the reasons Belgium rebelled against the King was because of his Protestantism whereas Belgium was overall...
  2. kasumigenx

    Life and Legacy of Adelaide of Flanders, Countess of Flanders, Princess of Denmark, and Queen of England
    Threadmarks: Birth of Adelaide of Flanders

    On 1128, Margaret of Clermont would give birth to a daughter named Adelaide of Flanders, her daughter with Charles I of Flanders, she is a grand daughter of Canute IV and a claimant to Denmark and Flanders, she is an attractive heiress and she would rival Eleanor of Aquitaine, the Queen of...
  3. Friedrich der Große

    Will a Belgian Partition in 1830 butterfly 1848 and German Unification

    If the Dutch Ten Days Campaign in 1830 was more succesfull and Belgium would be partitioned between The Netherlands, France and Prussia, what would be the effects on especially the Revolutions of 1848 and the German Unification. So let us say that Belgium is partitioned in the following form...
  4. AsukaEMP

    Kings on a throne of wool, an Anglo-Flemish kingdom timeline
    Threadmarks: Context

    Context In late September 1066 William the (soon-to-be) Conqueror set sail from Saint-Valery-sur-Somme intending to become the next king of England, and with him came various lords from Normandy, Brittany, Flanders, and other parts of northern France, plus an army of roughly 10.000 men. Hardly 3...
  5. kasumigenx

    Angevin Loss Should the Plantagenets inherit Flanders and Latin Empire

    Angevin Loss Should the Plantagenets inherit Flanders and Latin Empire via Margaret of Flanders, since Joanna of Flanders gets captured as OTL in that timeline.
  6. GauchoBadger

    AHC: Protestant southern Netherlands, Catholic north?

    IOTL, the gravitational center of Dutch Protestant discontent with Habsburg rule was actually located not in Amsterdam, which remained mostly loyal to the Spanish until it was captured by military means, but in Flanders, particularly the key port city of Antwerp. As the Eighty Years' War...
  7. Vitalis

    Flemish manufacturies equivalent in the East

    Would it be possible for Poland, or any other Eastern European state, really, to have an area equivalent to Western Europe's highly urbanized area, full of manufacturies, in, say, High Middle Ages and beyond? How would it look like? Where would it be located? Pommerania, Prussia? What about...
  8. JonasResende

    Help Needed! Looking for Info on Lilian Baels, Princesse de Réthy

    I'm wondering if some friendly poster can help me. I'm looking for info on the siblings of Lilian Baels (the second wife of King Léopold III of Belgium). Most genealogy sites simply mention the sister who married into the Cartier(?) family. However, they were apparently a rather large bunch...
  9. English Nationalist

    WI Flemish Victory During Franco-Flemish War

    As it says on the in, what if the Flemish won the war. Would an undoubtedly sovereign Flanders join rank within the H.R.E as so to counter any future French aggression? Could a golden spur become a symbol of later Flemish nationalism?
  10. The Professor

    William Clito's heir and the Anarchy

    So, Clito survives long enough to sire a son or daughter. Effects on the Anarchy?
  11. The Professor

    Henry II Curtmantle fitzEmpress and Count of Flanders?

    I've been pondering Henry II of England's actions if he wasn't married to Eleanor of Aquitaine. In the absence of a suitable wife I've contrived a scenario whereby William Clito survives Aalst only to die like William Rufus in a "hunting accident". However he has a daughter who Empress Matilda...
  12. GauchoBadger

    WI: French victory at the Battle of The Golden Spurs (1306)

    What if the forces of the Kingdom of France had managed to defeat the flemish rebels at the Battle of The Golden Spurs, in 1306? Could Flanders remain a french possession? If so, then what are the effects of this? Could the french make a gradual expansion into the Netherlands? What are the...
  13. kasumigenx

    WI: Charles III of Navarre marries Margaret of Male(Flanders)

    Is such a marriage possible, the two are 12 years apart and the earliest time this marriage can be consummated is late 1370's, the two are both heirs to the both Burgundies..
  14. WI: The Low Countries’ Ruling Families Don’t All Go Extinct At Once?

    In the 14th century the states of the Low Countries went through several dynastic changes that eventually resulted in the Valois-Burgundy inheriting everything. These are the ones I know about: The county of Hainaut: Willem IV, Count of Hainaut was married to Jeanne, eldest daughter of the...
  15. Zulfurium

    Implications of a Marriage between Margaret III of Flanders and Edmund of Langley

    I have been reading through Barbara Tuchman's A Distant Mirror and came across this passage which made me wonder about the marriage which is blocked. "Charles V had outmaneuvered the King of England to win for his brother Philip of Burgundy the same heiress that King Edward wanted for his son...