Henry II (951 – 28 August 995), called the Wrangler or the Quarrelsome (German: Heinrich der Zänker), a member of the German royal Ottonian dynasty, was Duke of Bavaria from 955 to 976 and again from 985 to 995, as well as Duke of Carinthia from 989 to 995.
Henry was born in May 973, the son of Duke Duke Henry II of Bavaria, and Gisela of Burgundy. Through his father, he was the grandson of Duke Henry I of Bavaria, and the great-grandson of King Henry I of Germany. By his mother, he was the grandson of King Conrad I of Burgundy, and the great-grandson of King Rudolf II of Burgundy.
Aug 02, 2020 · Henry the Lion was the only son of Henry the Proud, duke of Saxony and Bavaria, and Gertrude, the daughter of the Holy Roman emperor Lothar III. In May 1142 he recovered Saxony, one of the two duchies of which his father had been divested by Conrad III , the first Hohenstaufen German king.
Jan 15, 2020 · Henry II, Duke of Bavaria. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Henry II (951–995), called the Wrangler or the Quarrelsome, in German Heinrich der Zänker, was the son of Henry I and Judith of Bavaria and a seventh generation descendant of Charlemagne. He succeed his father at the age of four, under the guardianship of his mother Judith.
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Apr 26, 2017 · Henry I, Duke of Bavaria. House of Saxony (Liudolfing) Born: 919 . Died: 1 November 955 . Preceded by Gilbert of Lorraine . Duke of Lotharingia 939 – 940 . Succeeded by Otto . Preceded by Berthold . Duke of Bavaria 948–955 . Succeeded by Henry II
Henry II became king of Germany in 1002 and Holy Roman emperor in 1014. His father, Henry II the Quarrelsome, duke of Bavaria, having been in rebellion against two preceding German kings, was forced to spend long years in exile from Bavaria.
Henry the Proud (c. 1108 – 20 October 1139) was the Duke of Bavaria (Henry X, 1126–1139), Duke of Saxony (Henry II, 1137–1139), and Margrave of Tuscany (1137-1139). He was the son of Henry the Black, Duke of Bavaria, and Wulfhilde, daughter of Magnus Billung, Duke of Saxony, and thus a member of the Welf family, and,...
Otto had four full siblings: Hedwig, Gerberga, Henry and Bruno. This, however, did not prevent his relatives from entering into civil war: both Otto's brother Duke Henry of Bavaria and his son Duke Liudolf of Swabia revolted against his rule. After his death, his lands and wealth were divided between his four sons: Thankmar, Otto, Henry, and Bruno.
1129–95, duke of Saxony (1142–80) and of Bavaria (1156–80); son of Henry the Proud Henry the Proud, c.1108–1139, duke of Bavaria (1126–38) and of Saxony (1137–38). A member of the Guelph family, he inherited the duchy of Bavaria and enormous private wealth.
Jul 13, 2020 · St. Henry II was born in 972, the son of Duke Henry of Bavaria and Princess Gisela of Burgundy. As a child, Henry received education and spiritual guidance from Bishop Wolfgang of Regensberg, who was later canonized. Henry was an intelligent and devout student, and for a while, he considered the priesthood.