Adwige Princess of France, daughter of King Hugh Capet France and Adelaideof Poitou.
Born 962, died UNKNOWN
Married/ Related to:
Rainer IV Count of Hainault, son of Rainer III Count of Hainault and Alix Countess of Equish.
Born 950, died 1013, 62 or 63 years
Rainer or Reginar IV, Count of Hainault, succeeded to his father's titleafter a long struggle to assert his claims. When Rainer III was sent intoexile Duke Bruno gave Hainault to Garmer and Renaud, and after Otto diedRainer and his brother Lambert attacked the two counts and slew them inbattle. Whereupon Otto II took Hainault away from them, but Rainer andLambert reappeared with new forces, but were defeated in 976, and it wasnot until much later that Rainer established himself as first proprietaryCount of Hainault, and ruled in peace after establishing himself at Mons,capital of Hainault. He married Hedwige, daughter of Hugh Capet, King ofFrance, and had Rainer V, and a daughter Beatrix married Count Rouci.
1. Beatrix of Hainault
Born 986, died UNKNOWN
2. Rainer V Count of Hainault
Born 996, died UNKNOWN
Rainer or Reginar V succeeded his father and died 1036. He took the partof his uncle Lambert, Count of Lorraine, in the quarrel between thelatter and Godfrey, Duke of Lothair. They were defeated in the battle ofFlorences Sept. 12, 1015, but Rainer later became reconciled with Godfreythrough the mediation of the Bishops of Verdun and Cambrai. He marriedMathilde, daughter of Herman, Viscount of Verdun, and had an only child,a daughter, Richilde, Countess of Hainault, who succeeded her father in1036.