Baldwin V, Count of Flanders

Baldwin V (c. 1012 – 1 September 1067) was count of Flanders from 1035 until his death. He secured the personal union between the counties of Flanders and Hainaut and maintained close links to the Anglo-Saxon monarchy, which was overthrown by his son-in-law, William the Conqueror, near the end of his life.

Baldwin V
Seal of Baldwin V
Count of Flanders
Reign1035 - 1067
PredecessorBaldwin IV
SuccessorBaldwin VI
Born(1012-08-19)19 August 1012
Arras, Flanders
Died1 September 1067(1067-09-01) (aged 55)
Lille, Flanders
SpouseAdela of France
Issue
HouseFlanders
FatherBaldwin IV, Count of Flanders
MotherOgive of Luxembourg