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Albrecht I of Anhalt

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Albrecht I of Anhalt (son of Siegfried I of Anhalt and Katarina of Sweden); died between 17 Aug 1316 and 2 Mar 1317.

    Notes:

    Count of Anhalt in Zerbst.

    Albrecht married Agnes of Brandenburg in 1300. Agnes (daughter of Konrad I and Konstancja of Poland) died on 4 Jun 1330; was buried in St. Nikolai, Zerbst, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mathilde of Anhalt died about 1342.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Siegfried I of Anhalt was born about 1230 (son of Heinrich I von Anhalt and Irmgard von Thüringen); died after 25 Mar 1298.

    Notes:

    Fürst von Anhalt in Zerbst.

    Siegfried married Katarina of Sweden before 17 Oct 1259. Katarina (daughter of Birger Magnusson and Ingeborg Eriksdotter) was born in 1245. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Katarina of Sweden was born in 1245 (daughter of Birger Magnusson and Ingeborg Eriksdotter).
    Children:
    1. 1. Albrecht I of Anhalt died between 17 Aug 1316 and 2 Mar 1317.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Heinrich I von Anhalt was born about 1170 (son of Bernhard III of Saxony and Judith of Poland); died between 1251 and 1252.

    Notes:

    Prince of Anhalt. He was a famous Minnesänger. At the beginning of the 14th century, five of his Minnelieder (love songs) were copied into the Codex Manesse.

    Heinrich married Irmgard von Thüringen about 1211. Irmgard (daughter of Hermann I of Thuringia and Sophie of Bavaria) was born about 1197; died about 1244. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Irmgard von Thüringen was born about 1197 (daughter of Hermann I of Thuringia and Sophie of Bavaria); died about 1244.
    Children:
    1. Hedwig von Anhalt died on 21 Dec 1259.
    2. Jutta von Anhalt died after 14 May 1277.
    3. Bernhard I of Anhalt was born about 1220; died between 1286 and 1287.
    4. 2. Siegfried I of Anhalt was born about 1230; died after 25 Mar 1298.

  3. 6.  Birger Magnusson was born about 1200 (son of Magnus Minnesköld and Ingrid Ylva); died on 21 Oct 1266.

    Notes:

    Jarl in Sweden. Regent of Sweden. A Swedish statesman and the founder of Stockholm, he played a pivotal role in the consolidation of Sweden. The street Birger Jarlsgatan in central Stockholm is named after him.

    Birger married Ingeborg Eriksdotter about 1235. Ingeborg (daughter of Erik X Knutsson, King of Sweden and Richiza of Denmark) was born about 1212; died in 1254. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Ingeborg Eriksdotter was born about 1212 (daughter of Erik X Knutsson, King of Sweden and Richiza of Denmark); died in 1254.
    Children:
    1. Richeza Birgersdotter died before 13 Dec 1288.
    2. Valdemar Birgersson, King of Sweden was born in 1237; died on 26 Dec 1302.
    3. 3. Katarina of Sweden was born in 1245.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Bernhard III of Saxony was born in 1140 (son of Albrecht of Saxony and Sophia von Winzenburg); died on 9 Feb 1212.

    Notes:

    Duke of Saxony.

    Bernhard married Judith of Poland. Judith (daughter of Mieszko III, High Duke of Poland and Elisabeth of Hungary) was born about 1152; died after 1201. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Judith of Poland was born about 1152 (daughter of Mieszko III, High Duke of Poland and Elisabeth of Hungary); died after 1201.
    Children:
    1. 4. Heinrich I von Anhalt was born about 1170; died between 1251 and 1252.
    2. Albrecht I of Saxony was born about 1180; died on 8 Nov 1261.

  3. 10.  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]


  4. 11.  Sophie of Bavaria was born about 1172 (daughter of Otto I of Bavaria and Agnes von Looz); died on 15 Jul 1238.
    Children:
    1. 5. Irmgard von Thüringen was born about 1197; died about 1244.
    2. 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.

  5. 12.  Magnus Minnesköld was born about 1160 (son of Bengt Folkason); died on 31 Jan 1208 in near Kungslena, Västergötland, Sweden.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 17 Jul 1210, Gestilren, Sweden

    Notes:

    Lord of Bjelbo. "[He] was a medieval Swedish lawspeaker from the house of Bjelbo, the son of Bengt Folkason Snivel, jarl in Sweden, and nephew of the Riksjarl Birger Brosa. A lawspeaker (Swedish lagman) is a unique Scandinavian legal office. It has its origin in a common Germanic oral tradition, where wise men were asked to recite the law, but it was only in Scandinavia that the function evolved into an office." [Leo van de Pas]

    Magnus married Ingrid Ylva. Ingrid was born between 1175 and 1180; died in 1251. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Ingrid Ylva was born between 1175 and 1180; died in 1251.
    Children:
    1. 6. Birger Magnusson was born about 1200; died on 21 Oct 1266.

  7. 14.  Erik X Knutsson, King of Sweden was born about 1180 (son of Canute I Eriksson, King of Sweden); died on 10 Apr 1216.

    Erik married Richiza of Denmark in 1210. Richiza (daughter of Valdemar I den Store, King of Denmark and Sofie of Polotsk) died on 8 May 1220; was buried in Ringsted, Zealand, Denmark. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Richiza of Denmark (daughter of Valdemar I den Store, King of Denmark and Sofie of Polotsk); died on 8 May 1220; was buried in Ringsted, Zealand, Denmark.

    Notes:

    Also called Regitze Valdemarsdatter.

    Children:
    1. 7. Ingeborg Eriksdotter was born about 1212; died in 1254.