The blank map of the Holy Roman Empire around 1250. At the end of January 1246, William II of Holland, the papal candidate for the Roman-German imperial crown, died.At the beginning of February 1247, at The request of Conrad, the royal Exchequer granted a pension for John of Avesnes, Count of Hainaut, and before the end of February 1256 Henry III had sent envoys to Rome, who asked Alexander IV ...
- Goslar Cathedral, Goslar, Holy Roman Empire
- Frederick VII
- Mathilde of Angoulême
- 9 October 1239 – 22 January 1285
Conrad IV, 1228–54, German king (1237–54), king of Sicily and of Jerusalem (1250–54), son of Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II . He was elected (1237) king of the Romans at his father's instigation after Frederick had deposed Conrad's older brother Henry in Germany.
Conrad IV (king of Germany) Conrad IV, German king from 1237 and king of Sicily from 1251. The son of Emperor Frederick II and his second wife, Isabella (Yolande) de Brienne, Conrad was heir to the Kingdom of Jerusalem through his mother; he was also invested by his father as duke of Swabia in 1235.
Before leaving in 1147 with 20,000 troops to fight with Louis VII of France in the 2nd Crusade, Conrad III arranged for his two sons Henry Berengar (then 10 years old) and Fredrick IV (then 2) named Co-Kings of Germany (Prince Regent) with him in Regensburg to take over in case Conrad III died in battle.
Conrad would then go on to become the Duke of Franconia in 1116, the King of Germany in 1138, and built his own larger castle in Rothenburg in 1142, which help establish the town by 1170. We will visit the ruins of Conrad III’s former castle later on this Rothenburg City Wall walking tour.
Konrad IV, King of Germany, 1228-1254 كونراد الرابع ملك ألمانيا Conrad IV, 1228-1254, empereur germanique Konrad IV (król niemicki ; 1228-1254) Konrad IV, imperatore di Germania e re di Sicilia, 1228-1254 Konrad IV, keizer van het Duits Rijk, 1228-1254 Konrad IV. Heiliges Römisches Reich, König 1228-1254 Konrad IV.
These trends compounded political fragmentation within Germany. The period was ended in 1273 with the election of Rudolph of Habsburg, a godson of Frederick. End of the Staufer dynasty. Conrad IV was succeeded as duke of Swabia by his only son, two-year-old Conradin.
The Rise of the Hapsburgs and its Heritage in Germany: The period between the death of Conrad IV in 1254 and the election of Rudolph of Hapsburg in 1273 is known as the Great Interregnum. The right to choose the emperor had been gradually usurped by a few of the powerful nobles, who were called electors, and on the extinction of the ...
Frederick's son Conrad IV died in 1254. An illegitimate son, Manfred, was killed at the Battle of Benevento in 1266 when his army was defeated by an Angevin force commanded by Charles of Anjou, the papal choice to succeed as king of Sicily. Frederick's grandson, Conradin (Conrad's son), was executed in 1268 at the age of sixteen.
Henry IV ( German: Heinrich IV; 11 November 1050 – 7 August 1106) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1084 to 1105, king of Germany from 1054 to 1105, king of Italy and Burgundy from 1056 to 1105, and duke of Bavaria from 1052 to 1054. He was the son of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, and Agnes of Poitou. After his father's death on 5 October 1056 ...