High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Walter IV the Great of Brienne (French: Gauthier IV le Grand de Brienne or Gauthier de Candie, Italian: Gualtiero de Candia) (1205–1244) was Count of Brienne 1205–1244. He was the son of Walter III of Brienne and Elvira (Albiria, Albina, Blanche, Mary) of Lecce. Around the time of his birth, his father lost his bid for the Sicilian throne and died in prison. His inheritance of the Principality of Taranto and the County of Lecce was confiscated.