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People/Characters: Jacqueline of Holland

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Girlhood Stories of Famous Women: Clothilde of Burgundy, Judith of France, Dagmar of Denmark, Eleanor of Poitou, Philippa of Hainault, Jacquelin of Hainault, ... Louise Vigeýýe, Martha Washington, by Katherine Dunlap Cather
The Golden Age of Burgundy: The Magnificent Dukes and their Courts by Joseph Calmette
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester by K.H. Vickers
I, Jacqueline by Hilda Lewis
Jacoba, dochter van Holland by Simone van der Vlugt
Jacqueline of Holland : a historical tale by Thomas Colley Grattan
A Mediaeval Princess, Being a True Record of the Changing Fortunes Which Brought Divers Titles to Jacqueline Counte by Ruth Putnam
Een pion voor een dame : Jacoba van Beieren, 1401-1436 by Antheun Janse
Vrouwen van formaat. Een galerij van vrouwen uit Nederlands verleden by J.L. Walch

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Jacqueline of Holland (1401-1436), also known as Countess of Hainault, Jacqueline of Wittelsbach, Jacqueline de Bavière, and Jacoba van Beieren. She was the only heiress to her father's great estates, making her an important marital prize. She married first the dauphin of France and then John IV, Duke of Brabant. She fled from the latter to England, where she married Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester. The rest of her life was spent struggling to maintain control of her inheritance.

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