Matilda

Female 1156 -


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  • Name Matilda  
    Born 1156  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Married 1 Feb 1168  Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Henry "the Lion", Duke of Saxony and Bavaria, the son of Heinrich, Duke of Barvaria and Gertrude. He was born in 1129. [Henry married second Matilda] In 1180, he was deprived of both Saxony and Bavaria. His remaining years were spent either at Danworderode Castle in Brunswick, or at the court of his father-in-law, King Henry II of England. He died 1 April 1195 or he died on 6 August 1195 in Danwarderode Castle, Brunswick, Germany. He was buried in Church of St. Blaise, now Brunswick Cathedral, Brunswick, Germany.

    Issue:
    1. Henry "the Long", Duke of Saxony (1170-1227)
    2. Lothar
    3. Otto IV, King of he Romans and Count of Poitou (c1183-1218)
    4. Richza
    5. Wilhelm, Count of Lüneburg
     
    Henry the Lion
    Henry the Lion
    Died Danwarderode Castle, Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried Church of St. Blaise, now Brunswick Cathedral, Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tomb Effigies of Henry and Matilda
    Tomb Effigies of Henry and Matilda
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I21948 
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2019 

    Father Henry II "Curt Mantel", King of England,   b. 5 Mar 1132/33, Le Mans, Pays de la Loire, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1189, Château Chinon, Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Eleanor of Aquitaine, Dutchess of Aquitaine,   b. 1123, probably Bordeaux, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1204, Palace of Poitiers, Poitiers, Poitou, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 18 May 1153  Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Family ID F2204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1156 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - - Danwarderode Castle, Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Church of St. Blaise, now Brunswick Cathedral, Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    2. [S307] Richardson, Douglas. Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004).

    3. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941).

    4. [S278] Web Site: Directory of Royal Genealogical Data, (web: http://www3.dcs.hull.ac.uk/public/genealogy/royal/catalog.html).

    5. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982).

    6. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002).

    7. [S65] Web Site: Sewell Genealogy Site, (http://www3.sympatico.ca/robert.sewell/sitemapweb.html).

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