Conrad I, Duke of Swabia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Conrad I (also Konrad) (born 915/920 - died 20 August 997) was Duke of Swabia from 983 until 997. His appointment as duke marked the return of Conradine rule over Swabia for the first time since 948.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conrad_I,_Duke_of_Swabia
Conrad I, Duke of Swabia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Conrad I (also Konrad) (born 915/920 - died 20 August 997) was Duke of Swabia from 983 until 997. His appointment as duke marked the return of Conradine rule over Swabia for the first time since 948.
Conrad (25 March 1252 – 29 October 1268), called the Younger or the Boy, but usually known by the diminutive Conradin (German: Konradin, Italian: Corradino), was the last direct heir of the House of Hohenstaufen. He was Duke of Swabia (1254–1268) and nominal King of Jerusalem (1254–1268) and Sicly (1254–1258). After his attempt to reconquer Sicily failed, he was caught and beheaded.
Exactly because Conrad I was one of the dukes, he found it very hard to establish his authority over them. Duke Henry of Saxony was in rebellion against Conrad I until 915 and the struggle against Arnulf, Duke of Bavaria, cost Conrad I his life. Burchard II, Duke of Swabia, demanded and received more autonomy. Arnulf of Bavaria called on ...
After the third-born son of the Emperor, who was originally called Conrad, had been renamed Frederick around 1170, this first name, which had a long tradition in the Staufen dynasty, had been freed up for a younger son. Conrad was invested by his father with the Franconian domains who reverted to the German crown after the death of Frederick IV, Duke of Swabia in 1167; this certainly happened at the latest in 1188 when he was first referred to as dux de Rotenburch (Duke of Rothenburg).
The Dukes of Swabia were the rulers of the Duchy of Swabia during the Middle Ages. Swabia was one of the five stem duchies of the medieval German kingdom, and its dukes were thus among the most powerful magnates of Germany. The most notable family to rule Swabia was the Hohenstaufen family, who held it, with a brief interruption, from 1079 until 1268. For much of this period, the Hohenstaufen were also Holy Roman Emperors. With the death of Conradin, the last Hohenstaufen duke, the duchy itselfNameBirthMarriagesDeathFrederick I 1079–11051050 son of Frederick von Büren and Hildegard of Egisheim-DagsburgAgnes of Germany 1089 11 children21 July 1105 aged 54 or 55Frederick II the One-Eyed 1105–11471090 son of Frederick I and Agnes of GermanyJudith of Bavaria 1121 2 children Agnes of Saarbrücken c.1132 2 children6 April 1147 aged 56 or 57Frederick III Barbarossa 1147–11521122 son of Frederick II and Judith of BavariaAdelheid of Vohburg 2 March 1147 Eger no children Beatrice of Burgundy 9 June 1156 Würzburg 12 children10 June 1190 aged 67 or 68Frederick IV 1152–11671145 son of Conrad III of Germany and Gertrude von SulzbachGertrude of Bavaria 1166 no children19 August 1167 Rome aged 21 or 22
Frederick I was Duke of Swabia from 1079 to his death, the first ruler from the House of Hohenstaufen. Frederick I Duke of Swabia Bornc. 1050 Died1105 before 21 July BuriedLorch Abbey Noble familyHouse of Hohenstaufen SpouseAgnes of Germany Detail Issue Frederick II Conrad III, King of Germany FatherFrederick von Büren MotherHildegard of Egisheim-Dagsburg
Conrad I (died August 20, 997) was Duke of Swabia from 983 until 997. His appointment as duke marked the return of Conradine rule over Swabia for the first time since 948. When Duke Otto I unexpectedly died during the Imperial campaign in Italy of 981-982, he left no heirs.
Matilda was the daughter of Duke Herman II of Swabia (d. 1003) and his wife Gerberga (c.965/966–1019), a daughter of King Conrad I of Burgundy. She had many illustrious relatives. Through her father, Matilda was descended from the Ottonian king Henry the Fowler ; through her mother from King Louis IV of France and Charlemagne .
In 1092, Berthold II was elected Duke of Swabia against Frederick I of Hohenstaufen. In 1098, he reconciled with Frederick, renounced all claims to Swabia and instead concentrated on his possessions in the Breisgau region, assuming the title of Duke of Zähringen. He was succeeded in turn by his sons, Berthold III (d. 1122) and Conrad (d. 1152).
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Herman II (died 4 May 1003) was the Conradine duke of Swabia from 997 to his death, as the son of and successor Conrad I. Herman opposed the election of Henry III, Duke of Bavaria, as king of Germany because he himself had been a contender.