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Wilhelm of Brunswick-Lüneburg

Male 1184 - 1213  (29 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Wilhelm of Brunswick-Lüneburg was born on 11 Apr 1184 in Winchester, Hampshire, England (son of Heinrich of Saxony and Matilda of England); died on 13 Dec 1213 in Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    Called "Longsword." Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Also called William of Winchester.

    Wilhelm married Helene of Denmark in Jul 1202 in Hamburg, Germany. Helene (daughter of Valdemar I den Store, King of Denmark and Sofie of Polotsk) was born about 1180; died on 22 Nov 1233. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Otto I of Brunswick-Lüneburg was born in 1204; died on 19 Jun 1252.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Heinrich of Saxony was born in 1129 (son of Heinrich of Saxony and Gertrud von Süpplinburg); died on 6 Aug 1195 in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    "The Lion." Duke of Saxony and Bavaria.

    Heinrich married Matilda of England on 1 Feb 1168. Matilda (daughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England) was born in 1156 in London, England; died on 28 Jun 1189. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Matilda of England was born in 1156 in London, England (daughter of Henry II, King of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England); died on 28 Jun 1189.
    Children:
    1. Heinrich I of Rhein was born about 1173; died on 28 Apr 1227.
    2. 1. Wilhelm of Brunswick-Lüneburg was born on 11 Apr 1184 in Winchester, Hampshire, England; died on 13 Dec 1213 in Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Heinrich of Saxony was born about 1100 (son of Henry IX of Bavaria and Wulfhilde of Saxony); died on 20 Oct 1139.

    Notes:

    "The Proud." Duke of Bavaria and Saxony.

    Heinrich married Gertrud von Süpplinburg on 29 May 1127. Gertrud (daughter of Lothar II von Süpplinburg, Holy Roman Emperor and Richenza von Northeim) was born on 18 Apr 1115; died about 18 Apr 1143. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Gertrud von Süpplinburg was born on 18 Apr 1115 (daughter of Lothar II von Süpplinburg, Holy Roman Emperor and Richenza von Northeim); died about 18 Apr 1143.
    Children:
    1. 2. Heinrich of Saxony was born in 1129; died on 6 Aug 1195 in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

  3. 6.  Henry II, King of England was born on 4 Mar 1133 in Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France (son of Geoffrey V of Anjou and Maud "The Empress"); died on 6 Jul 1189 in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 5 Mar 1133, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France

    Notes:

    Also called Henry Fitz Empress; Henry Fitz Geoffrey.

    Henry married Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England on 18 May 1152 in Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, Gironde, France. Eleanor (daughter of William X of Aquitaine and Aénor de Châtellerault) was born in 1122; died in 1204; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England was born in 1122 (daughter of William X of Aquitaine and Aénor de Châtellerault); died in 1204; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1124
    • Alternate death: 31 Mar 1204, Poitiers, Vienne, Poitou-Charentes, France
    • Alternate death: 1 Apr 1204

    Notes:

    Also called Alienor, Helienordis. Duchess of Aquitaine.

    Children:
    1. Henry the Young King, Titular King of England was born on 28 Feb 1155; died on 11 Jun 1183 in Castle of Martel, Lot, France.
    2. 3. Matilda of England was born in 1156 in London, England; died on 28 Jun 1189.
    3. Richard I, King of England was born on 8 Sep 1157 in Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; died on 6 Apr 1199 in Châlus, Aquitaine, France; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.
    4. Eleanor of England was born in 1161; died on 21 Sep 1214; was buried in Abbey of Santa María la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos, Castile, Spain.
    5. John, King of England was born about 27 Dec 1166 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; died on 19 Oct 1216 in Newark Castle, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England; was buried in Worcester Cathedral, Worcestershire, England.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Henry IX of Bavaria was born in 1074 (son of Welf I of Bavaria and Judith of Flanders); died on 13 Dec 1126 in Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1075

    Notes:

    Duke of Bavaria. Called "The Black."

    Henry married Wulfhilde of Saxony about 1100. Wulfhilde (daughter of Magnus of Saxony and Sophia of Hungary) was born about 1075; died on 29 Dec 1126 in Weingarten Abbey, Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Wulfhilde of Saxony was born about 1075 (daughter of Magnus of Saxony and Sophia of Hungary); died on 29 Dec 1126 in Weingarten Abbey, Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Weingarten Abbey is also called St. Martin's Abbey.

    Children:
    1. Matilda of Bavaria died on 16 Feb 1183.
    2. Wulfhild von Bayern died after 8 May 1160.
    3. 4. Heinrich of Saxony was born about 1100; died on 20 Oct 1139.
    4. Judith of Bavaria was born on 19 May 1100; died after 22 Feb 1130; was buried in Waldburg, Heiligen Forst, Alsace.

  3. 10.  Lothar II von Süpplinburg, Holy Roman Emperor was born before 9 Jun 1075 (son of Gebhard and Hedwig of Formbach); died on 4 Dec 1137.

    Notes:

    Duke of Saxony.

    Lothar married Richenza von Northeim in 1100. Richenza (daughter of Heinrich von Northeim and Gertrude von Meissen) died on 10 Jun 1141. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Richenza von Northeim (daughter of Heinrich von Northeim and Gertrude von Meissen); died on 10 Jun 1141.
    Children:
    1. 5. Gertrud von Süpplinburg was born on 18 Apr 1115; died about 18 Apr 1143.

  5. 12.  Geoffrey V of Anjou was born on 24 Aug 1113 (son of Fulk V, King of Jerusalem and Eremburge de la Flèche); died on 7 Sep 1151 in Château-du-Loire, Pays-de-la-Loire, France; was buried in Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France.

    Notes:

    Count of Anjou.

    Also called Geoffrey Plantagenet; Geoffrey "le Bel".

    Royal Ancestry, Wikipedia, and most notably the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography all say he married the Empress Matilda in Le Mans. The Henry Project says the wedding took place in Worcester, citing L. C. Bethemann, ed., Roberti de Monte Chronica (a continuation by Robert de Torigni of the chronicle of Sigebert de Gembloux).

    Geoffrey married Maud "The Empress" on 22 May 1128 in Le Mans Cathedral, Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France. Maud (daughter of Henry I, King of England and Matilda of Scotland, Queen Consort of England) was born about 8 Feb 1102 in London, England; died on 10 Sep 1167 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France; was buried in Abbey of Bec, Eure, Normandy, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Maud "The Empress" was born about 8 Feb 1102 in London, England (daughter of Henry I, King of England and Matilda of Scotland, Queen Consort of England); died on 10 Sep 1167 in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, France; was buried in Abbey of Bec, Eure, Normandy, France.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1104

    Children:
    1. 6. Henry II, King of England was born on 4 Mar 1133 in Le Mans, Sarthe, Pays-de-la-Loire, France; died on 6 Jul 1189 in Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.

  7. 14.  William X of Aquitaine was born in 1099 (son of William IX of Aquitaine and Philippa of Toulouse); died on 26 Mar 1136 in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 28 Mar 1136, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    • Alternate death: 9 Apr 1137

    Notes:

    Called "The Saint." Duke of Aquitaine. Also, as William VIII, Count of Poitou. Also Duke of Gascony.

    William married Aénor de Châtellerault in 1121. Aénor (daughter of Aimery I and Dangereuse) died after 3 Mar 1130. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Aénor de Châtellerault (daughter of Aimery I and Dangereuse); died after 3 Mar 1130.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft Mar 1130

    Notes:

    Also called Eleanor; Aénor de Rochefoucauld.

    Children:
    1. 7. Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France; Queen Consort of England was born in 1122; died in 1204; was buried in Fontévrault Abbey, near Chinon, Anjou, France.