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Béla IV, King of Hungary

Male 1206 - 1270  (64 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Béla IV, King of Hungary was born in 1206 (son of András II, King of Hungary and Gertrud von Meran); died on 3 May 1270.

    Notes:

    "Defeated by the Mongols 1241, he fled to Dalmatia, returned 1242 to a destroyed country and devoted the rest of his reign to its reconstruction and defense against neighboring incursions." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz]

    Béla married Maria Laskarina about 1218. Maria (daughter of Theodoros I Komnenos Laskaris, Emperor in Nicea and Anna Komnena Angelina) was born about 1206 in of Nicea, Anatolia; died in 1270. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Constance of Hungary
    2. Anna of Hungary was born about 1226.
    3. Istvan V, King of Hungary was born in Dec 1239; died on 1 Aug 1272.
    4. Helene of Hungary was born about 1244 in Esztergom, Hungary; died on 6 Mar 1298 in Gniezno, Poland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  András II, King of Hungary was born in 1176 (son of Béla III, King of Hungary, Croatia, Dalmatia, and Rama and Anna de Châtillon); died on 21 Sep 1235.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 26 Oct 1235

    Notes:

    "On advice of Pope set out with an army of 15,000 men on crusade to the Holy Land, 1217, but the expedition failed. Upon his return he found Hungary in near anarchy. Hungarian nobles extorted from him the Golden Bull (Hungarian Magna Charta), 1222." [The Ancestry of Dorothea Poyntz]

    András married Gertrud von Meran before 1203. Gertrud (daughter of Berthold VI von Andechs and Agnes von Nieder-Lausitz) was born about 1185; died on 28 Sep 1213. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Gertrud von Meran was born about 1185 (daughter of Berthold VI von Andechs and Agnes von Nieder-Lausitz); died on 28 Sep 1213.
    Children:
    1. 1. Béla IV, King of Hungary was born in 1206; died on 3 May 1270.
    2. St. Elisabeth of Hungary was born in 1207; died on 19 Nov 1231.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Béla III, King of Hungary, Croatia, Dalmatia, and Rama was born about 1148 (son of Geisa II, King of Hungary, Croatia, Dalmatia, and Rama and Euphrosine of Kiev); died on 18 Apr 1196.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 23 Apr 1196

    Notes:

    A descendant of Harold II, King of England.

    He and his wife Anna/Agnes were 5Xgreat-grandparents to Philippa of Hainaut, wife of Edward III.

    Béla married Anna de Châtillon about 1171. Anna (daughter of Renaud de Châtillon-sur-Loing and Constance of Antioch) was born in 1154; died in 1184. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Anna de Châtillon was born in 1154 (daughter of Renaud de Châtillon-sur-Loing and Constance of Antioch); died in 1184.

    Notes:

    Or Agnes; Agnes of Antioch. Great-great granddaughter of Philip I, King of France.

    Children:
    1. Constance of Hungary died on 4 Dec 1240.
    2. Margaret of Hungary was born in 1175; died after 1222.
    3. 2. András II, King of Hungary was born in 1176; died on 21 Sep 1235.

  3. 6.  Berthold VI von Andechs was born in 1153 (son of Berthold V von Andechs and Hedwig von Wittelsbach); died on 12 Aug 1204.

    Notes:

    Duke of Meran and Dalmatia. Count of Andechs. Margrave of Istrien.

    Berthold married Agnes von Nieder-Lausitz in 1170. Agnes (daughter of Dedo V von Nieder-Lausitz and Matilde von Heinsberg) was born about 1154; died on 25 Mar 1195. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Agnes von Nieder-Lausitz was born about 1154 (daughter of Dedo V von Nieder-Lausitz and Matilde von Heinsberg); died on 25 Mar 1195.
    Children:
    1. St. Hedwig von Meran was born between 1176 and 1180; died on 13 Oct 1243.
    2. Otto I von Meran was born about 1180; died on 7 May 1234.
    3. Agnès de Meran was born about 1180; died on 29 Jul 1201 in Cháteau Poissy, France.
    4. 3. Gertrud von Meran was born about 1185; died on 28 Sep 1213.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Geisa II, King of Hungary, Croatia, Dalmatia, and Rama was born in 1130 (son of Béla II "the Blind", King of Hungary and Jelena of Serbia); died on 31 May 1161.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 3 May 1162

    Notes:

    Also called Gevitza.

    Geisa married Euphrosine of Kiev in 1146. Euphrosine (daughter of Mstislav I, Grand Prince of Kiev and Ljubawa Dimitriewna Sawiditsch) was born about 1130; died in 1186. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Euphrosine of Kiev was born about 1130 (daughter of Mstislav I, Grand Prince of Kiev and Ljubawa Dimitriewna Sawiditsch); died in 1186.
    Children:
    1. Elisabeth of Hungary was born between 1144 and 1145.
    2. 4. Béla III, King of Hungary, Croatia, Dalmatia, and Rama was born about 1148; died on 18 Apr 1196.
    3. Helene of Hungary was born about 1158; died on 25 May 1199.

  3. 10.  Renaud de Châtillon-sur-Loing (son of Geoffrey de Châtillon).

    Notes:

    J.u. Prince of Antioch.

    AR8 has him marrying Constance "abt. 1152/3" and dying in 1137, a good trick.

    Renaud married Constance of Antioch about 1153. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Constance of Antioch (daughter of Bohemund II, Prince of Antioch and Alix of Rethel).
    Children:
    1. 5. Anna de Châtillon was born in 1154; died in 1184.

  5. 12.  Berthold V von Andechs was born about 1122 (son of Berthold IV von Andechs and Sophie von Krain und Istrien); died on 14 Nov 1188.

    Notes:

    Count of Andechs. Count of Krin. Margrave of Istrien.

    Berthold married Hedwig von Wittelsbach in 1152. Hedwig (daughter of Otto II of Bavaria and Heilika von Lengenfeld) died on 16 Jul 1174. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Hedwig von Wittelsbach (daughter of Otto II of Bavaria and Heilika von Lengenfeld); died on 16 Jul 1174.
    Children:
    1. Kunigunde von Andechs
    2. Sophie von Andechs died on 2 Jan 1218.
    3. Mathilde von Andechs died on 27 Jan 1245.
    4. 6. Berthold VI von Andechs was born in 1153; died on 12 Aug 1204.

  7. 14.  Dedo V von Nieder-Lausitz was born about 1130 (son of Konrad I of Meissen and Liutgart von Ravenstein); died on 16 Aug 1190.

    Notes:

    Margrave of Nieder-Lausitz. Count of Groitzsch.

    From the site of Leo van de Pas:

    Dedo participated in five campaigns of Emperor Friedrich I Barbarossa. In 1177, before Pope Alexander III he took the oath on behalf of the emperor as a witness to the Peace of Venice which ended the schism in the papacy. In the Meissen succession dispute of 1190 he and his sons were on the side of Albrecht 'der Stolze' in his campaign to gain Meissen from his younger brother Dietrich who had been made heir to the margraviate by their father Otto.

    Dedo resided mainly at Rochlitz and from here, like his brother Otto, he pursued a policy of intensive clearing and settlement and the establishment of the new house abbey of Wechselburg as a family burial site.

    Dedo married Matilde von Heinsberg. Matilde (daughter of Goswin II and Adelheid von Sommerschenburg) died on 20 Jan 1189. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Matilde von Heinsberg (daughter of Goswin II and Adelheid von Sommerschenburg); died on 20 Jan 1189.
    Children:
    1. 7. Agnes von Nieder-Lausitz was born about 1154; died on 25 Mar 1195.
    2. Konrad von Nieder-Lausitz was born about 1156; died on 6 May 1210.