Baldwin unknown of Aalst

Country and Region of Origin
Belgium
Vlaanderen (RE) Oost-Vlaanderen (PR)
Specific Title
Lord of Aalst and Advocate of abbey of St Peter at Ghent
Role
Advocate (lay)
Gender and Marital Statusa
Male
Family
cousin: Gilbert (First Crusader) Cousin: Ralph (First Crusader) Brother: Arnold II of Ardres (First Crusader) Uncle: Engilbert of Cysoing (First Crusader) Uncle: Ralph of Aalst



Crusades

Expedition
1st Crusade (1096-1099)
Contingent Leader
Robert II of Flanders
Probability of Participation
Certain
Consequences of Expedition
Died
Actions
Baldwin was killed by an arrow during the siege of Nicaea
Sources
Actes des comtes de Flandre: 1071-1128, ed. F. Vercauteren (Brussels, 1938), p. 67. AA, pp. 96-97, 110-111. 'Annalista Saxo', MGHS, vol. 6, p. 730.


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