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Heinrich I of Werle

Male Abt 1235 - 1291  (~ 56 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Heinrich I of Werle was born about 1235 (son of Nikolaus I of Werle and Jutta von Anhalt); died on 8 Oct 1291.

    Notes:

    Fürst of Werle. Murdered by his sons, who felt their inheritance to be threatened by their father's remarriage.

    Heinrich married Richeza Birgersdotter in 1262. Richeza (daughter of Birger Magnusson and Ingeborg Eriksdotter) died before 13 Dec 1288. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Richza of Werle died after 2 Oct 1312; was buried in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Nikolaus I of Werle was born about 1213 (son of Heinrich Burwin II and Kristina); died on 10 May 1277.

    Notes:

    Fürst of Werle. Lord of Rostock.

    Nikolaus married Jutta von Anhalt in Oct 1231. Jutta (daughter of Heinrich I von Anhalt and Irmgard von Thüringen) died after 14 May 1277. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Jutta von Anhalt (daughter of Heinrich I von Anhalt and Irmgard von Thüringen); died after 14 May 1277.
    Children:
    1. 1. Heinrich I of Werle was born about 1235; died on 8 Oct 1291.
    2. Johann I of Werle was born about 1245; died on 15 Oct 1283.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Heinrich Burwin II was born about 1170 (son of Heinrich Burwin I and Mechtild of Saxony); died on 5 Dec 1226.

    Notes:

    Co-regent of Mecklenburg.

    Heinrich married Kristina about 1200. Kristina died after 20 May 1248. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Kristina died after 20 May 1248.
    Children:
    1. Mechtild von Mecklenburg died on 23 Nov 1270.
    2. Margareta von Mecklenburg died after 23 Oct 1274.
    3. 2. Nikolaus I of Werle was born about 1213; died on 10 May 1277.

  3. 6.  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]


  4. 7.  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. 3. 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: 4

  1. 8.  Heinrich Burwin I was born before 1150 (son of Przybyslaw, Prince of the Obotrites and Wojslawa); died on 28 Jan 1227.

    Notes:

    Fürst of Mecklenburg. Prince of the Wenden. Lord of Rostock.

    Heinrich married Mechtild of Saxony in 1166. Mechtild (daughter of Heinrich of Saxony and Ida von Bliescastel) was born about 1150; died before 1219. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Mechtild of Saxony was born about 1150 (daughter of Heinrich of Saxony and Ida von Bliescastel); died before 1219.
    Children:
    1. 4. Heinrich Burwin II was born about 1170; died on 5 Dec 1226.
    2. Johann I von Mecklenburg was born about 1211; died on 1 Aug 1264.

  3. 12.  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]


  4. 13.  Judith of Poland was born about 1152 (daughter of Mieszko III, High Duke of Poland and Elisabeth of Hungary); died after 1201.
    Children:
    1. 6. 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.

  5. 14.  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]


  6. 15.  Sophie of Bavaria was born about 1172 (daughter of Otto I of Bavaria and Agnes von Looz); died on 15 Jul 1238.
    Children:
    1. 7. 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.