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Hedwig von Anhalt

Female - 1259


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Hedwig von Anhalt (daughter of Heinrich I von Anhalt and Irmgard von Thüringen); died on 21 Dec 1259.

    Hedwig married Boleslaw II of Silesia between 8 May 1242 and 18 Oct 1242. Boleslaw (son of Henryk II of Silesia and Anna of Bohemia) was born between 1220 and 1225; died about 26 Dec 1278. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Agnes von Schliesen-Liegnitz was born between 1243 and 1250; died on 13 Mar 1265; was buried in Stiftskirche (Collegiate Church), Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
    2. Heinrich V of Silesia was born between 1245 and 1250; died on 22 Feb 1296.
    3. Bolko I of Silesia was born between 1252 and 1256; died on 9 Nov 1301.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  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. 3.  Irmgard von Thüringen was born about 1197 (daughter of Hermann I of Thuringia and Sophie of Bavaria); died about 1244.
    Children:
    1. 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. Siegfried I of Anhalt was born about 1230; died after 25 Mar 1298.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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. 5.  Judith of Poland was born about 1152 (daughter of Mieszko III, High Duke of Poland and Elisabeth of Hungary); died after 1201.
    Children:
    1. 2. 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. 6.  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. 7.  Sophie of Bavaria was born about 1172 (daughter of Otto I of Bavaria and Agnes von Looz); died on 15 Jul 1238.
    Children:
    1. 3. 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Albrecht of Saxony was born in 1100 (son of Otto von Ballenstedt and Eilica von Sachsen); died on 18 Nov 1170.

    Notes:

    Called "the Bear." Duke of Saxony. Margrave of the Nordmark in 1134. Margrave of Brandenburg.

    Albrecht married Sophia von Winzenburg about 1125. Sophia (daughter of Hermann I and Hedwig von Krain und Istrien) died on 8 Jun 1160. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Sophia von Winzenburg (daughter of Hermann I and Hedwig von Krain und Istrien); died on 8 Jun 1160.
    Children:
    1. Adalbert died in 1171.
    2. Gertrud von Brandenburg
    3. Otto I of Brandenburg was born about 21 Jun 1126; died on 7 Mar 1184.
    4. Hermann I von Orlamünde was born about 1130; died on 19 Oct 1176.
    5. Hedwig von Brandenburg was born about 1140; died before 1 Apr 1203; was buried on 1 Apr 1203 in Altzella Abbey, near Nossen, Saxony, Germany.
    6. 4. Bernhard III of Saxony was born in 1140; died on 9 Feb 1212.

  3. 10.  Mieszko III, High Duke of Poland was born about 1126 (son of Boleslaw III "Wrymouth", King of Poland and Salome von Berg-Schelklingen); died on 13 Mar 1202.

    Notes:

    Called "The Old." Also Duke of Gniezno, Poznan, and Kalisz.

    Mieszko married Elisabeth of Hungary. Elisabeth (daughter of Béla II "the Blind", King of Hungary and Jelena of Serbia) was born about 1128; died before 1155. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Elisabeth of Hungary was born about 1128 (daughter of Béla II "the Blind", King of Hungary and Jelena of Serbia); died before 1155.
    Children:
    1. Elisabeth of Poland died on 2 Apr 1209.
    2. Odon was born between 1141 and 1149; died on 20 Apr 1194.
    3. Ludmilla of Poland was born about 1150; died in 1223.
    4. 5. Judith of Poland was born about 1152; died after 1201.

  5. 12.  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]


  6. 13.  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. 6. Hermann I of Thuringia was born about 1154; died on 25 Apr 1217.
    3. Friedrich of Thuringia was born about 1156; died in 1229.

  7. 14.  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]


  8. 15.  Agnes von Looz was born about 1150 (daughter of Ludwig I and Agnes von Metz); died in 1192.
    Children:
    1. 7. 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.