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Ludwig II

Male 1200 - 1227  (26 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ludwig II was born on 28 Oct 1200 (son of Hermann I of Thuringia and Sophie of Bavaria); died on 11 Sep 1227 in Otranto, Apulia, Italy.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Thüringen.

    Ludwig married St. Elisabeth of Hungary in 1220 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. St. (daughter of András II, King of Hungary and Gertrud von Meran) was born in 1207; died on 19 Nov 1231. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Sophia von Thüringen was born on 20 Mar 1224; died on 29 May 1275.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Hermann I of Thuringia was born about 1154 (son of Ludwig II of Thuringia and Jutta of Swabia); died on 25 Apr 1217.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Thuringia.

    The composition of the Latin hymn Veni Sancte Spiritus has been attributed to him. Walther von der Vogelweide and other Minnesingers were welcome at his castle, the Wartburg. In this connection he features in Wagner's Tannha?user.

    Hermann married Sophie of Bavaria. Sophie (daughter of Otto I of Bavaria and Agnes von Looz) was born about 1172; died on 15 Jul 1238. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sophie of Bavaria was born about 1172 (daughter of Otto I of Bavaria and Agnes von Looz); died on 15 Jul 1238.
    Children:
    1. Irmgard von Thüringen was born about 1197; died about 1244.
    2. 1. Ludwig II was born on 28 Oct 1200; died on 11 Sep 1227 in Otranto, Apulia, Italy.
    3. Agnes von Thüringen was born about 1206; died before 1247.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Ludwig II of Thuringia was born about 1128 (son of Ludwig I of Thuringia and Hedwig von Gudensberg); died on 14 Oct 1172.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Thuringia.

    Ludwig married Jutta of Swabia. Jutta (daughter of Frederick II von Hohenstaufen and Agnes von Saarbrücken) was born about 1133; died on 7 Jul 1191. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Jutta of Swabia was born about 1133 (daughter of Frederick II von Hohenstaufen and Agnes von Saarbrücken); died on 7 Jul 1191.
    Children:
    1. Jutta of Thuringia
    2. 2. Hermann I of Thuringia was born about 1154; died on 25 Apr 1217.
    3. Friedrich of Thuringia was born about 1156; died in 1229.

  3. 6.  Otto I of Bavaria was born about 1117 (son of Otto II of Bavaria and Heilika von Lengenfeld); died on 11 Jul 1183.

    Notes:

    "The Redhead." Duke of Bavaria. He was a close friend and ally of Barbarossa. His deeds are commemorated on tapestries in the White Hall of the royal palace at Munich.

    Otto married Agnes von Looz. Agnes (daughter of Ludwig I and Agnes von Metz) was born about 1150; died in 1192. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Agnes von Looz was born about 1150 (daughter of Ludwig I and Agnes von Metz); died in 1192.
    Children:
    1. 3. Sophie of Bavaria was born about 1172; died on 15 Jul 1238.
    2. Agnes von Wittelsbach was born about 1172; died about 1200.
    3. Richardis von Scheyern-Wittelsbach was born about 1173; died on 7 Dec 1231.
    4. Ludwig I of Bavaria was born on 23 Dec 1174 in Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany; died on 15 Sep 1231 in Kelheim, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ludwig I of Thuringia was born about 1090 (son of Ludwig of Thuringia and Adelheid von Stade); died on 12 Jan 1140.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Thuringia.

    Ludwig married Hedwig von Gudensberg. Hedwig (daughter of Giso and Kunigunde von Bilstein) died in 1148. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Hedwig von Gudensberg (daughter of Giso and Kunigunde von Bilstein); died in 1148.
    Children:
    1. Jutta of Thuringia
    2. 4. Ludwig II of Thuringia was born about 1128; died on 14 Oct 1172.

  3. 10.  Frederick II von Hohenstaufen was born in 1090 (son of Frederick I of Swabia and Agnes of Germany); died on 4 Apr 1147.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 6 Apr 1147, Alzey, Germany

    Notes:

    Called Frederick the One-eyed. Duke of Swabia from 1105 to his death, second of the Hohenstaufen dynasty.

    Frederick married Agnes von Saarbrücken between 1131 and 1135. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Agnes von Saarbrücken (daughter of Friedrich I and Gisela of Lorraine).
    Children:
    1. 5. Jutta of Swabia was born about 1133; died on 7 Jul 1191.
    2. Konrad von Hohenstaufen was born in 1135; died on 8 Nov 1195.

  5. 12.  Otto II of Bavaria was born between 1083 and 1084 (son of Otto I and (Unknown) von Ratzenhofen); died on 4 Mar 1156.

    Notes:

    Palatine of Bavaria.

    Otto married Heilika von Lengenfeld. Heilika (daughter of Freidrich III von Pettendorf and Heilika of Swabia) died on 14 Sep 1170. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Heilika von Lengenfeld (daughter of Freidrich III von Pettendorf and Heilika of Swabia); died on 14 Sep 1170.
    Children:
    1. Hedwig von Wittelsbach died on 16 Jul 1174.
    2. Otto IV died on 18 Aug 1198.
    3. 6. Otto I of Bavaria was born about 1117; died on 11 Jul 1183.

  7. 14.  Ludwig I (son of Arnold I and Agnes von Mainz); died on 11 Aug 1171.

    Notes:

    Count of Looz. Count of Rieneck.

    Ludwig married Agnes von Metz. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Agnes von Metz (daughter of Folmar and Mechtilde von Dagsburg).
    Children:
    1. Imagina of Looz
    2. Laurette de Looz died before 1184.
    3. Sophia von Looz
    4. 7. Agnes von Looz was born about 1150; died in 1192.