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.
Henry II was born into the powerful and wealthy Kőszegi family, originating from the gens (clan) Héder, as the youngest son of the powerful lord Henry I Kőszegi. His elder (half-)brothers were Nicholas I , Ivan – who were also elevated into high dignities during the age of the late Árpáds – and Peter , the Bishop of Veszprém from 1275 ...
Duke Burchard II of Swabia soon swore fealty to the new king, but when he died, Henry appointed a noble from Franconia to be the new duke. Duke Arnulf of Bavaria , lord over a realm of impressive extent, with de facto powers of a king and at times even named so in documents, proved a much harder nut to crack.
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.
Henry II (French: Henri II; 31 March 1519 – 10 July 1559) was King of France from 31 March 1547 until his death in 1559. The second son of Francis I, he became Dauphin of France upon the death of his elder brother Francis III, Duke of Brittany, in 1536.
Over the years, the relationship between the brothers improved. After the death of the Luitpolding duke Berthold of Bavaria, Otto, at the instigation of his mother Matilda, enfeoffed Henry with the Duchy of Bavaria in 948. Henry had ties to Bavaria through his marriage with Judith, a daughter of late Duke Arnulf.
He was succeeded as Duke of Bavaria by his son Welf II. Children. Welf had the following children from his marriage with Judith of Flanders, daughter of Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders: Welf II, Duke of Bavaria, born 1072; Henry IX, Duke of Bavaria (died 13 December 1126) Kunizza, died 6 March 1120, married Frederick Rocho, Count of Dießen
Henry VII (died 16 October 1047) was the count of Luxembourg (as Henry II) from 1026 and duke of Bavaria from 1042 until his death. He was a son of Frederick of Luxembourg, count of Moselgau, and possibly Ermentrude of Gleiberg. In 1026, he inherited Luxembourg from his uncle Henry I.
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.