The House of
Bibliography The forefathers of Queen Mathilde Guestbook
Since the engagement of King Filip to Mathilde d'Udekem d'Acoz, now Queen Mathilde, everyone in Belgium knows the name Udekem, but you won't find the place on a map of Belgium. Udekem was a domain in Corbeke in Flemish Brabant. That's the origin of the House of Udekem. For centuries, the family has had a connection with Leuven: geographically, politically, familially. Therefore, we can speak of the House of Udekem from Leuven. You will learn more about its history on this site.
1. The line from Baron Udo to Count Patrick: Gentry in Flemish Brabant