Franz was born on 14 July 1933 in Munich, the son of Albrecht, Duke of Bavaria, and his morganatic wife, Countess Maria Draskovich of Trakostjan of the House of Drašković, a Croatian noble family. On 18 May 1949, when Franz was 15, his grandfather Crown Prince Rupprecht recognised the marriage of Franz's parents as dynastic , and Franz became ...
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Maximilian I, duke of Bavaria from 1597 and elector from 1623, a champion of the Roman Catholic side during the Thirty Years’ War (1618–48). After a strict Jesuit education and a fact-finding trip to Bohemia and Italy, Maximilian succeeded to the ducal throne on his father’s abdication in 1597.
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Ben M. Angel notes: The main event that seems to define the question of Theodo's first marriage and children seems to be the martyrdom of St. Emmeram of Regensburg, which was done at his command by his eldest son in 652, when Theodo himself was around the age of 27. Although births can in rare incidents happen very early (Lina Medina of Peru is recorded as the world's youngest mother at 5 years 229 days according to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_youngest_birth_mothers), typi...
Some historians have distinguished between a Duke Theodo I, ruling around 680, and a Duke Theodo II, reigning in the early eight century. Theodo I is attributed with the events involving Saint Emmeram, Uta and Lantpert, while Theodo II is associated with Saints Corbinian and Rupert, the ecclesiastical organisation and the division of the Duchy. However, no contemporary source indicates a distinction between different Dukes of that name.To complicate matters even further, Bavarian tradition ha...
He married Regintrude of Austrasia, daughter of Dagobert I and Regintrude. They had the following:1. Daughter of Theodo, married Godefroy, Duke of AlamanniaHe also married Folchiade of Salzeburg. They had the following:1. Theodbert 2. Theobald 3. Tassilo 4. GrimoaldTheodo was eventually succeeded by his four other sons, among which he divided his duchy sometime before 715.As early as 702, Theodbert had been ruling from Salzburg and from 711 or 712, Theobald was co-reigning. It is impossible t...
The prevalent legend of Emmeram's torture describes how he was bound to a ladder, and was hacked to pieces, starting with his finger tips. Later his eyes were put out and his nose was cut off. Still living, he asked for water. His companion Vitalis answered, \\"Why do you seek relief, when nothing of you remains but your stubby trunk, undecorated with limbs? I would think you should wish for your death rather than live with such shame.\\" Emmeram answered that one should not attempt to hurry deat...
Arnulf, Duke of Bavaria. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Arnulf I of Bavaria) Arnulf (died 14 July 937), called the Bad (German: der Schlimme) or the Evil (der Böse), was the duke of Bavaria from 907 until his death. He was a member of the Luitpolding dynasty.
Welf I (c. 1035/1040 – 6 November 1101) was Duke of Bavaria from 1070 to 1077 and from 1096 to his death. He was the first member of the Welf branch of the House of Este . In the genealogy of the Elder House of Welf he is counted as Welf IV .
Other articles where Welf I is discussed: Henry IV: Early years: … IV, the new duke (as Welf I) of Bavaria, and with Rudolf, the duke of Swabia, Henry was forced to grant immunity to the rebels in 1073 and had to agree to the razing of the royal Harz Castle in the final peace treaty in February 1074.
Duke Philip of Bavaria. Duke Philip of Bavaria is a character in The Tudors.A German prince and a member of the Protestant League, he appears in "The Undoing of Cromwell" as a potential suitor for Princess Mary Tudor, having been encouraged to pursue her by his cousin (and Mary's new stepmother) Anne of Cleves.
Thietmar records that "the empress…enthroned her brother Heinrich as duke of Bavaria" in 1018 . As "Hezzilo Duke of Bavaria", brother of Empress Kunigunda, he is recorded as the latter's adviser in Wipo's description of the election of Konrad II King of Germany in 1024 .