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Sophia von Thüringen

Female 1224 - 1275  (51 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sophia von Thüringen was born on 20 Mar 1224 (daughter of Ludwig II and St. Elisabeth of Hungary); died on 29 May 1275.

    Sophia married Henri II of Brabant in 1240. Henri (son of Henri I of Brabant and Machtild of Boulogne) was born in 1207; died on 1 Feb 1248. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Heinrich I von Hessen was born on 24 Jun 1244; died on 21 Dec 1308.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Ludwig II was born on 28 Oct 1200 (son of Hermann I of Thuringia and Sophie of Bavaria); died on 11 Sep 1227 in Otranto, Apulia, Italy.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Thüringen.

    Ludwig married St. Elisabeth of Hungary in 1220 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. Elisabeth (daughter of András II, King of Hungary and Gertrud von Meran) was born in 1207; died on 19 Nov 1231. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  St. Elisabeth of Hungary was born in 1207 (daughter of András II, King of Hungary and Gertrud von Meran); died on 19 Nov 1231.

    Notes:

    Canonized 1235 by Gregory IX.

    Children:
    1. 1. Sophia von Thüringen was born on 20 Mar 1224; died on 29 May 1275.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  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]


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

  3. 6.  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]


  4. 7.  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. Béla IV, King of Hungary was born in 1206; died on 3 May 1270.
    2. 3. St. Elisabeth of Hungary was born in 1207; died on 19 Nov 1231.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  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]


  2. 9.  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. 4. Hermann I of Thuringia was born about 1154; died on 25 Apr 1217.
    3. Friedrich of Thuringia was born about 1156; died in 1229.

  3. 10.  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]


  4. 11.  Agnes von Looz was born about 1150 (daughter of Ludwig I and Agnes von Metz); died in 1192.
    Children:
    1. 5. 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.

  5. 12.  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]


  6. 13.  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. 6. András II, King of Hungary was born in 1176; died on 21 Sep 1235.

  7. 14.  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]


  8. 15.  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. 7. Gertrud von Meran was born about 1185; died on 28 Sep 1213.