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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

INTRODUCTION. 4

Chapter 1.                GRAFEN im AARGAU. 6

A.         GRAFEN von BUCHEGG.. 6

B.         GRAFEN von FROHBURG.. 8

C.        GRAFEN von HABSBURG.. 11

D.        HERREN von HASENBURG.. 18

E.         GRAFEN von HOMBERG.. 20

F.         GRAFEN von LAUFENBURG.. 21

G.        GRAFEN von LENZBURG, GRAFEN von SCHÄNNIS.. 28

H.        GRAFEN von OLTINGEN.. 36

I.      GRAFEN von RHEINFELDEN.. 39

J.         GRAFEN von SOGREN.. 44

K.         GRAFEN von THIERSTEIN.. 45

Chapter 2.                GRAFEN im ZÜRICHGAU. 48

A.         GRAFEN im ZÜRICHGAU.. 49

B.         GRAFEN von NELLENBURG.. 51

Chapter 3.                GRAFEN im THURGAU. 56

A.         GRAFEN im THURGAU (UDALRICHINGER) 56

B.         GRAFEN von KIBURG.. 68

C.        GRAFEN von KIBURG (HABSBURG) 72

D.        GRAFEN von TOGGENBURG.. 77

Chapter 4.                GRAFEN in CHUR-RÄTIEN. 79

Chapter 5.                GRAFEN im RHEINGAU. 84

A.         GRAFEN von BREGENZ. 84

B.         GRAFEN von MONTFORT. 88

Chapter 6.                GRAFEN im BREISGAU. 90

A.         GRAFEN im BREISGAU.. 90

B.         GRAFEN von FREIBURG.. 98

C.        HERREN von GUNDELFINGEN.. 103

D.        GRAFEN von NIMBURG.. 106

E.         HERZOGEN von ZÄHRINGEN.. 106

Chapter 7.                GRAFEN im ALPGAU. 117

A.         GRAFEN von FÜRSTENBERG.. 117

Chapter 8.                GRAFEN im HEGAU. 119

A.         GRAFEN von NELLENBURG, GRAFEN von MÖRSBERG.. 119

B.         GRAFEN von STOFFELN.. 121

C.        GRAFEN von STÜHLINGEN.. 122

Chapter 9.                GRAFEN im LINZGAU. 123

A.         GRAFEN im LINZGAU, GRAFEN von ALTDORF (WELF) 123

B.         GRAFEN von FRICKINGEN und RAMMSEN.. 134

C.        GRAFEN von KIRCHBERG.. 134

D.        GRAFEN von PFULLENDORF und RAMSPERG.. 138

Chapter 10.              ORTENAU and NORTHERN BADEN. 140

A.         HERREN und GRAFEN von EBERSTEIN.. 140

B.         GRAFEN von HOHENBERG (bei DURLACH) 153

Chapter 11.              CENTRAL WÜRTTEMBERG. 154

A.         GRAFEN von ACHALM.. 154

B.         GRAFEN von BERG.. 158

C.        GRAFEN von CALW... 164

D.        GRAFEN von GAMMERTINGEN und ACHALM.. 169

E.         GRAFEN von GERHAUSEN.. 171

F.         GRAFEN von GRÜNINGEN, GRAFEN von LANDAU.. 172

G.        GRAFEN von HELFENSTEIN.. 175

H.        GRAFEN von HOHENBERG.. 178

I.      GRAFEN von HOHENBERG in NAGOLD und WILDBERG.. 185

J.         GRAFEN von LÖWENSTEIN (CALW) 188

K.         GRAFEN von LÖWENSTEIN (HABSBURG) 192

L.         MARKGRAFEN von RONSBERG.. 195

M.        GRAFEN von SULZ. 196

N.        HERZOGEN von TECK.. 197

O.        HERREN und GRAFEN von TRUHENDINGEN.. 203

P.         GRAFEN von TÜBINGEN, PFALZGRAFEN.. 207

Q.        GRAFEN von URACH.. 219

R.        GRAFEN von VAIHINGEN.. 225

S.         GRAFEN von VERINGEN.. 227

T.         GRAFEN von VERINGEN und NELLENBURG.. 230

U.        GRAFEN von ZOLLERN.. 233

Chapter 12.              NORTH-EAST WÜRTTEMBERG. 248

A.         GRAFEN von DILLINGEN.. 248

B.         GRAFEN von GRÖNINGEN.. 260

C.        HERREN von STAUFEN.. 260

Chapter 13.              OTHER SWABIAN NOBILITY. 264

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

 

The Swabian nobility constituted a much less cohesive group than the nobility in the neighbouring province of Bavaria.  This was probably due originally to the disparate nature of the Swabian duchy which consisted of three distinct geographical areas: most of what is today the German state of Baden-Württemberg, the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and Alsace.  Looking at these areas, it can be seen that the river Rhine provided a barrier to cross-activity, with Alsace on the west bank and the Alps in the area south of lake Constance.  In addition, large parts of the land east of the Rhine were heavily forested and uninhabited, colonisation only accelerating in the 12th and 13th centuries.  The result was that many local families were at first modest in their ambitions, their activities being restricted to isolated parts of the Swabian province.  An example is provided by the Zähringer, which concentrated on building their influence around the town of Freiburg im Breisgau, before Duke Konrad extended his ambitions into Burgundy in 1127. 

 

Following the revival of Swabian central authority in the early 10th century, the first dukes of Swabia, the Hunfriding rulers, originated in what is now northern Switzerland.  A 903 diploma of Ludwig IV "das Kind" King of Germany refers to the first Hunfriding ruler Burkhard as "marchio Curiensis Rætiæ", indicating the creation of a short-lived march in northern Switzerland.  The Hunfriding were succeeded by the Franconian Konradiner dynasty in 926, when Hermann was appointed duke by Heinrich I King of Germany.  Over the succeeding 150 years, no single family established itself as dukes of Swabia for more than three generations. 

 

Multiple powerbases were over time created in Swabia, another reason for the lack of cohesion within the noble families.  After Berthold von Zähringen lost to Friedrich von Staufen in the power struggle for appointment as duke of Swabia during the investiture crisis, he was compensated by recognition of his personal title of duke, which was also transmitted to his descendants.  This was the first occasion when two individuals both peaceably held the title dux at any one time in any of the original German provinces.  The dukes of Zähringen developed considerable political influence in central Europe before their extinction in the male line in 1218.  In addition, the Welf family, while establishing themselves definitively as dukes of Bavaria in 1096, remained major landowners in Swabia where contemporary sources such as necrologies show that they also used the title dux

 

Besides these major families, numerous lesser noble families enjoyed limited territorial influence in Swabia around the castles which they constructed.  Some of these families used their small Swabian bases as a springboard to extend their activities on a broader international scale.  The two most obvious examples were the Staufen and Zollern dynasties.  The former took their name from their castle in Swabia but acquired extensive property in Franconia, bequeathed to Friedrich II Duke of Swabia by his maternal uncle Emperor Heinrich V.  The election of Konrad von Staufen as Konrad III King of Germany in 1138, and that of his nephew as King Friedrich I "Barbarossa" in 1152, signalled the family's definitive transfer out of the local Swabian field of activity.  The Zollern family also took its name from their Swabian castle, but launched themselves on to the wider German stage with a fortunate marriage to the heiress of the Burggrafschaft of the town of Nürnberg in Bavaria, from there becoming electors of Brandenburg in the early 15th century.  A third example, on a smaller scale, is provided by the Grafen von Berg who developed sufficient influence to enable them to arrange the marriages in the early 12th century of the three daughters of Graf Heinrich [I] with the king of Poland and the dukes of Bohemia and Moravia.  Finally, the roots of the Habsburg family, whose later history requires no introduction, are found in the southern part of Swabia in what is now Switzerland. 

 

Other potentially powerful Swabian nobles failed to expand beyond the local level.  A good example is provided by the Grafen von Achalm, who acquired the Alsatian castle of Montbéliard [Mömpelgard] by marriage, and founded the influential monastery of Zwiefalten in 1089.  However, no legitimate descendants are known from this family of eight brothers, the last of whom died in 1098.  

 

During the dispute between Konrad IV King of Germany and the papal party, led by Willem II Count of Holland as its figurehead and anti-king, Swabia was largely anti-Staufen.  The reaction against Staufen control enabled the local nobility to assert their autonomy, the duchy of Swabia virtually disappearing as a territorial unit and dissolving into a collection of territorial fragments[1].  The eventual fall-out was the establishment of the Markgrafen von Baden and the dukes of Württemberg as the major Swabian lords. 

 

An interesting "census" of early Swabian nobility is provided by a list in the History of Salem Monastery of those present at a court of "duce Friderico"[2]The names are (in order) "comite Rodolfo Pregantino, comite Rudolfo de Ramsperc, Ebirhardo comite de Nellinburc, Burcardo, Eginone, Gotfrido, Friderico comitibus de Zolr, Marcquardo comite de Veringin, Diepoldo et fratre eius Rapotone comitibus de Berge, Ebirhardo et Hartmanno comitibus de Killiperc, Ludowico comite de Wirtinberc, Ungone comite palatino de Tuwingen, Bertoldo de Ebirstein, Ulrici et Alberto comitibus de Ahchalm, Alberto et Hartmanno comitibus de Kuiberc, Heinrico comite et Conrado fratre suo, advocato de Sancto-monte, Wernhero, Chunone, Arnoldo comitibus de Badin, Humberto, Ulrico, Rudolfo, Arnoldo comitibus de Lenzeburc, Wernhero comite de Habisburg".  All their families are set out in this document, except for the family of "Heinrico comite et Conrado fratre suo, advocato de Sancto-monte" who have not yet been identified.  In addition four individuals are listed who are not counts "Manigoldo de Rordorf, Lamperto de Husin, Hugone de Utindorf, Eigilwardo de Nuzdorf".  The list is undated, but the inclusion of the brothers Adalbert and Hartmann Grafen von Dillingen und Kiburg enable it to be dated to after 11 Sep 1151, when their father died.  Further precision in the dating is possible by identifying which "Friedrich Duke of Swabia" is named.  Duke Friedrich II "der Einäugige" had died in 1147.  The only possibilities are therefore Duke Friedrich III, who resigned the dukedom in March 1152 when he was elected as Friedrich I "Barbarossa" King of Germany, or his successor Duke Friedrich III who was installed as duke in 1152.  The close-knit nature of this group of nobles is confirmed by the number of marriages between those named or their immediate families, as can be traced below. 

 

The Swabian nobility is shown geographically in this document, divided into the "gau" of which the duchy of Swabia was originally constituted.  In the southern area, now German-speaking Switzerland, these were, from west to east: Aargau which bordered the Rudolfian kingdom of Burgu ndy, Zurichgau with the town of Zurich in its northern part, Thurgau immediately south of lake Constance, and Rheingau straddling the upper reaches of the Rhine before it flows into Lake Constance.  South of the Rheingau lay the area of Chur-Rätien, in what is now the Swiss canton of Graubunden.  The gau in the Baden-Württemberg area are best described in three lines from west to east. In the southern line lay Breisgau in which the castle of Zähringen was built, Alpgau around the monastery of St Blasien, Hegau to the north-west of Lake Constance north of the river Rhine, Linzgau, Nibelgau and Argengau to the north and north-east of Lake Constance, and Alpengau in the east bordering the Bavarian/Carinthian territories.  To the north of this line, lay Ortenau east of the river Rhine and Alsace, Bertoldsbaar between the rivers Neckar and Danube, Duria, and Augstgau along the river Lech south of the town of Augsburg.  In the extreme northern part of Swabia lay Neckargau, Swiggerstal, Trachgau, Flisgau, Alb and Ries, grouped into the chapter "North-east Württemberg" in the present document. 

 

The nobility whose families are set out in this document are those who lived in Swabia east of the river Rhine.  The nobles whose power lay on the left bank of the river are shown in the document ALSACE. 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 1.    GRAFEN im AARGAU

 

 

Aargau was the area which lay south of the river Rhine and the town of Basel in the north, north of the Valais in the south, west of Zurichgau, and east of the Rudolfian kingdom of Burgundy.  Its territory was more extensive than the present-day Swiss canton which bears the same name.  It formed the frontier area between the kingdom of Burgundy and the duchy of Swabia. 

 

 

 

A.      GRAFEN von BUCHEGG

 

 

The county of Buchegg was located in the present-day Swiss canton of Solothurn.  No record of Buchegg as a county has been found before the mid-13th century. 

 

Two siblings, parents not known: 

1.         PETER (-after Feb 1250).  Graf von Buchegg.  “Petrus comes de Buchekke et Ulricus filius meus” reached agreement with the Teutonic Knights in Burgundy over the inheritance of “Ludoldi de Svomolswald nepotis nostri” by charter dated 24 Jul 1245[3].  “Petrus comes de Buohecha” confirmed an exchange of property by charter dated Feb 1250[4].  He is named as deceased in the charter dated 13 Dec 1278 under which [his son] "Heinricus comes lancgravius de Buochecha" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Solothurn by "domina Adelheidis de Messon bone memorie dominium de Messon" and names "felicis memorie Petro quondam patre nostro comite lancravio de Buochecha"[5]m ---.  Peter & his wife had two children: 

a)         ULRICH (-after 1259).  “Petrus comes de Buchekke et Ulricus filius meus” reached agreement with the Teutonic Knights in Burgundy over the inheritance of “Ludoldi de Svomolswald nepotis nostri” by charter dated 24 Jul 1245[6].  “Uol. comes junior de Buochegga” sold his part of “dominio de Heinberch”, held jointly with “dominum H. comitem juniorem de Kiburch”, with the consent of “domine Adelheidi uxori nostre”, by charter dated 1259, after 24 Sep[7]m ADELHEID, daughter of ---.  “Uol. comes junior de Buochegga” sold his part of “dominio de Heinberch”, held jointly with “dominum H. comitem juniorem de Kiburch”, with the consent of “domine Adelheidi uxori nostre”, by charter dated 1259, after 24 Sep[8]

b)         HEINRICH (-after 13 Dec 1278).  Graf von Buchegg {Solothurn}.  "Heinricus comes lancgravius de Buochecha" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Solothurn by "domina Adelheidis de Messon bone memorie dominium de Messon" by charter dated 13 Dec 1278, which names "felicis memorie Petro quondam patre nostro comite lancravio de Buochecha"[9]m --- de Strasbourg, daughter of --- de Strasbourg [Neuchâtel] & his wife ---.  Heinrich & his wife had seven children: 

i)          HUGO (-1347).  Graf von Buchegg

ii)         BERTHOLD ).  Commendator of the Teutonic Knights.  Bishop of Speyer 1328.  Bishop of Strasbourg . 

iii)        MATHIAS .  Monk at Murbach.  Archbishop of Mainz. 

iv)       daughter .  Abbess of Frauenbrunnen. 

v)        daughter .  m --- von Klingen, son of ---. 

vi)       daughter .  m --- von Signau, son of ---. 

vii)      JOHANNAm ---.  One child: 

(a)       JOHANN .  Bishop of Basel. 

2.         daughter .  m ---.  One child: 

a)         LUTOLD von Sumiswald (-before 24 Jul 1245).  “Petrus comes de Buchekke et Ulricus filius meus” reached agreement with the Teutonic Knights in Burgundy over the inheritance of “Ludoldi de Svomolswald nepotis nostri” by charter dated 24 Jul 1245[10]

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von FROHBURG

 

 

The castle of Frohburg was located near Trimbach, in the present-day Swiss canton of Solothurn. 

 

 

Two brothers, parents not known.  

1.         --- .  m ---.  One child: 

a)         HERMANN (-after 1169).  Graf von Frohburg.  A charter dated 1169, located in the archives of Basel in 1752 but since disappeared, records that Ludwig Bishop of Basel donated serfs to the church of Basel with the consent of "comte Hermann de Frobourg son cousin"[11]

2.         --- .  m --- .  Two children: 

a)         VOLMARGraf von Frohburg

b)         LUDWIG (-[1175/77]).  Bishop of Basel.  The 1169 donation referred to above was later confirmed by Ludwig Bishop of Basel, in the presence of "fratris mei comitis Volmari, domino Reingero Hassenburgense", by charter dated 28 Oct 1175 which names "domino Burchardo Hassenburgense…filii Lutoldus…et Heinricus"[12]

 

 

1.         HERMANN (-after 1206).  Graf von Frohburg.  “Hermannus comes de Vroburc et filii eius Ludewicus et Hermannus...” witnessed the charter dated 1201 under which Diethelm Bishop of Konstanz settled a dispute between the monastery of St Urban and “Bertholdum plebanum de Wimenovve[13].  “Hermannus comes de Froburch cum uxore et liberis Ludowico et Hermanno” granted rights to the monastery of St Urban by charter dated 1206[14]m --- (-after 1206).  The name of Hermann´s wife is not known.  “Hermannus comes de Froburch cum uxore et liberis Ludowico et Hermanno” granted rights to the monastery of St Urban by charter dated 1206[15].  Hermann & his wife had three children: 

a)         LUDWIG [III] (-before 1259, bur Zofingen).  “Hermannus comes de Vroburc et filii eius Ludewicus et Hermannus...” witnessed the charter dated 1201 under which Diethelm Bishop of Konstanz settled a dispute between the monastery of St Urban and “Bertholdum plebanum de Wimenovve[16].  “Hermannus comes de Froburch cum uxore et liberis Ludowico et Hermanno” granted rights to the monastery of St Urban by charter dated 1206[17]Graf von Frohburg.  "Grauo Albreht unde Grauo Ruodolf von Habsburg" divided their territories, in the presence of "deme Biscoffe Lutoldo von Basila unde deme Grauen Ludewige von Vroburc", by charter dated to [1239][18].  "Ludewicus comes de Froburch…filius noster Harthmannus" recognised the bishopric of Basel´s ownership of "castrorum Bierseke superioris et inferioris", after the arbitration of "consanguinei nostri Rudolfi comitis de Thierstein", by charter dated 21 Oct 1245[19].  “Ludewicus senior et Ludewicus junior comites de Vroburg” confirmed donations to the monastery of St Urban by charter dated 1246[20]m GERTRUD von Habsburg, daughter of RUDOLF [II] "der Alte" Graf von Habsburg, Herr zu Laufenburg & his wife Agnes von Staufen.  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[21].  1223/41.  Ludwig & his wife had three children: 

i)          LUDWIG .  “Ludewicus senior et Ludewicus junior comites de Vroburg” confirmed donations to the monastery of St Urban by charter dated 1246[22]

ii)         HARTMANN .  "Ludewicus comes de Froburch…filius noster Harthmannus" recognised the bishopric of Basel´s ownership of "castrorum Bierseke superioris et inferioris", after the arbitration of "consanguinei nostri Rudolfi comitis de Thierstein", by charter dated 21 Oct 1245[23].  “Hartmannus comes de Froburch” donated property to Kloster St Urban, for the souls of “mee...nec non Clemente uxoris mee”, with the consent of “Rodolfi germani mei, Zovingensis et Beronensis ecclesiarum prepositi”, by charter dated 1263[24]m CLEMENTIA, daughter of ---.  “Hartmannus comes de Froburch” donated property to Kloster St Urban, for the souls of “mee...nec non Clemente uxoris mee”, with the consent of “Rodolfi germani mei, Zovingensis et Beronensis ecclesiarum prepositi”, by charter dated 1263[25]

iii)        RUDOLF .  “Hartmannus comes de Froburch” donated property to Kloster St Urban, for the souls of “mee...nec non Clemente uxoris mee”, with the consent of “Rodolfi germani mei, Zovingensis et Beronensis ecclesiarum prepositi”, by charter dated 1263[26]

b)         HERMANN [III] (-[25 Jan 1233/Feb 1237]).  “Hermannus comes de Vroburc et filii eius Ludewicus et Hermannus...” witnessed the charter dated 1201 under which Diethelm Bishop of Konstanz settled a dispute between the monastery of St Urban and “Bertholdum plebanum de Wimenovve[27].  “Hermannus comes de Froburch cum uxore et liberis Ludowico et Hermanno” granted rights to the monastery of St Urban by charter dated 1206[28]Graf von Frohburg.  "Uolricus comes Phirretensis" confirmed the donation to the church of Basel, made by "mater mea Helvvigis comitissa Phirretensis et Berhtoldus frater meus, Basiliensis ecclesie canonicus" with the consent of "pater meus felicis recordationis Fridericus comes Phirretensis" at the court of "consanguineo meo Alberto comite de Habespurg lantgravio Alsatie", by charter dated 25 Jan 1233, witnessed by "Hermannus comes junior de Froburg…"[29]m HEILWIG von Habsburg, daughter of RUDOLF [II] "der Alte" Graf von Habsburg, Herr zu Laufenburg & his wife Agnes von Staufen (-after 11 Oct 1263).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[30]

c)         RICHENZA (-[20 Oct 1224/1225]).  “Bertoldus comes et dominus Novicastri” donated property “apud Linjars” to the church of St Moritz in Nugerol, with the consent of “conjuge sua Richenza et filiis eorum Rvo et Her”, by charter dated 26 Mar 1203[31].  “Bertoldus dominus Novi Castri” sold property to the bishop of Lausanne, with the consent of “uxor mea Riguencia et filii mei Rodulfus et Hermannus et Willermus”, by charter dated 20 Oct 1224[32].  “B. dominus Novicastri” donated property to Frienisberg, for the soul of “uxoris mee sororis comitum de Froburg”, with the consent of “filiorum meorum R. et H.”, by charter dated 1225[33]m BERTHOLD Comte de Neuchâtel, son of RODOLPHE [III] Comte de Neuchâtel & his wife Comitissa --- (-20 Aug 1261). 

 

 

 

C.      GRAFEN von HABSBURG

 

 

Habsburg is located on the river Limmat, north of Lenzburg, in the present-day Swiss canton of Aargau. 

 

 

WERNER, son of RATBOD Graf im Klettgau & his wife Ida --- (-11 Nov 1096, bur Muri).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" names "Otto et Alberctus et Wernharius" as their children, adding that Otto was killed "ab Erinliero quodam milite" and was buried at Strasbourg[34].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Wernherum comitem et Richenzam sororem eius de Lenzburg" as the children of "Ita de Habspurg"[35].  1056.  He supported Pope Gregory VII in his fervent opposition to the laic appointments of Emperor Heinrich IV, and the latter’s appointment of Clement III as antipope in 1080.  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1096 III Id Nov" of "Werinharius comes"[36].  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records the death "III Id Nov" in 1086 of "comes Wernharius"[37]

m REGINLIND, daughter of --- (-30 Jun, after 1086, bur Muri).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri names "Regulinde" as the wife of "comes Wernarius de Habspurg"[38]

Graf Werner & his wife had four children: 

1.         OTTO [II] (-murdered Budenheim 8 Nov 1111, bur Kloster Muri).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Ottonem et Itam de Tierstein" as the children of "Wernherum comitem"[39].  He was the first of his family to use the title Graf von Habsburg, in the 1108 reference to his support for Emperor Heinrich V in battle against Hungary.  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records that "comes…Otto" was killed "VI Id Nov" by "Hessone quodam nobili de Vesinberg in domo sua Butenhein" [Hesso von Usenberg?] and was buried at Kloster Muri with "pater eius et mater Regelind"[40]m ---.  The name of Otto's wife is not known.  Graf Otto [II] & his wife had [three] children: 

a)         WERNER [II] (-near Rome from an epidemic 19 Aug 1167).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Wernherum et Adelheidem de Huneburg" as the children of "Otto"[41]Graf von Habsburg.  Graf im Oberelsaß 1129.  Acquired the Benedictine Kloster at Murbach in Oberelsaß 1135.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Wernhero, comite de Habisburc", undated but dateable to [1152][42].  He inherited the Vogtei of Kloster Muri from his uncle Graf Albrecht [II] in 1141.  m ---.  The name of Werner's wife is not known.  Graf Werner [II] & his wife had three children:

i)          ALBRECHT [III] "der Reiche" (-25 Nov 1199).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Adelberctum, Gerdrudem de Mümpelgard, Richenzam de Fierrito" as the children of "Wernherus"[43]Graf von Habsburg, Vogt von Muri. 

-         see below.

ii)         GERTRUD (-15 Feb [after 1155]).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Adelberctum, Gerdrudem de Mümpelgard, Richenzam de Fierrito" as the children of "Wernherus"[44].  "Teodoricus comes Montis Biligardis" donated property to the church of Saint-Maimbœuf de Montbéliard, with the consent of "patris mei T. comitis…coniux nostra Gertrudis", by charter dated to [1155][45]m THIERRY de Montbéliard, son of THIERRY Comte de Montbéliard [Bar-Mousson] & his wife --- (-before 1160). 

iii)        RICHENZA (-Dec 1180).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Adelberctum, Gerdrudem de Mümpelgard, Richenzam de Fierrito" as the children of "Wernherus"[46]m LOUIS I Comte de Ferrette, son of FREDERIC Comte de Ferrette [Pfirt] & his second wife Etiennette de Vaudémont (-[1180]).

b)         ADELHEID .  A Habsburg genealogy names "Wernherum et Adelheidem de Huneburg" as the children of "Otto"[47].  1155.  m DIETRICH Graf von Hüneburg, son of GOTTFRIED [I] Graf von Blieskastel & his wife --- (-before 1159). 

c)         [OTTO (-8 Mar 1174).  Canon at St Moritz Cathedral, Augsburg [1150].  Provost at St Moritz Cathedral, Augsburg [1155/69].  Bishop of Konstanz 1165/66.] 

2.         ALBRECHT [II] (-14 Jul 1140).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records that "frater eius Adelberctus" succeeded as Vogt of Muri after "comes…Otto" was killed[48]Graf von Habsburg.  "A comes de Habespurg" established an annual payment to the abbey of Olsberg by charter dated to [1114][49].  Vogt of Kloster Muri.  m JUDINTA von Hürningen, sister of ULRICH von Hürningen, daughter of ---.  A Papal bull of Pope Innocent III dated 1135 relates to “monasterio Hugsoviensi” founded by “bone memorie comite Wernero” [Graf von Ortenberg], and refers to property donated by “Adelberto comite de Habeburc et uxore eius Judinta”, by “Folmarii comitis filii predicti Werneri et Heilige uxoris eius”, by “Berlint sororis eiusdem comitis”, by “Lutoldi comitis et Adeleheidis uxoris eius”, by “Donatus presbyter et frater eius Rainardus” and by “Cunradus comes et Erimannus comes cum uxore sua Agnete[50]

3.         ITA .  A Habsburg genealogy names "Ottonem et Itam de Tierstein" as the children of "Wernherum comitem", and names "Wernherum et Rudolfum de Habspurg" as children of "Ita de Tierstein sive Homberg"[51].  1125.  m RUDOLF [II] Graf von Thierstein, son of ---.  Graf von Homberg 1102/1108, Graf von Frick 1114. 

4.         daughter Betrothed (before 1077, contract broken) to ULRICH [X] Graf von Bregenz, [Udalrichinger] (-[28/29] Oct [1097], bur Mehrerau).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "comes Oudalricus…Brigantium", records his betrothal to "filiam Wernheri comitis de Habichisburc" but states that he "concubit latenter cum Berhta filia Ruodolfi regis"[52]

 

 

The relationship, if any, between the following family group and the main Habsburg family has not been traced.  The reference to "vir de familia" may indicate that Arnold belonged to the comital household but was not a member of the family itself, especially as the text does not specify "vir nobilis".  Arnold is not a name which is otherwise associated with the Grafen von Habsburg. 

1.         ARNOLD [von Habsburg] .  "Quidam…vir de familia Habsburg…Arnold…cum uxore sua Ita et filia Hedewig" donated property to Kloster Muri, undated[53]m ITA, daughter of ---.  "Quidam…vir de familia Habsburg…Arnold…cum uxore sua Ita et filia Hedewig" donated property to Kloster Muri, undated[54].  Arnold & his wife had one child: 

a)         HEDWIG .  "Quidam…vir de familia Habsburg…Arnold…cum uxore sua Ita et filia Hedewig" donated property to Kloster Muri, undated[55]

 

 

ALBRECHT [III] "der Reiche" von Habsburg, son of WERNER [II] Graf von Habsburg und im Oberelsaß & his wife --- (-25 Nov 1199).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Adelberctum, Gerdrudem de Mümpelgard, Richenzam de Fierrito" as the children of "Wernherus"[56]Graf von Habsburg, Vogt von Muri.  He acquired the western part of the Grafschaft of Lenzburg, im Zürichgau as far as Reuß, and also the Vogtei of Kloster Säckingen am Rhein.  A charter dated 1168 names "Rodulfus comes de Phullendorf, sororius comitis Rodolfi de Bragantia" and records the grant of "Turicensem comitatum et advocatiam Sechingensis ecclesiæ" [Zurich, Seckingen] by Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" to "Alberto comiti de Habisburc" who married "filiam comitis Rodolfi"[57].  “Albertus comes de Habesburg. Lantgravius Alsatie” confirmed the privileges of “monasterii Sancti Trudperti...in Nigra Silva” founded by “prædecessorum et progenitorum nostrorum Lutfridi comitis, Otperti et Ramperti”, by charter dated 1186, which quotes the earlier charter dated 21 Feb 903 (“anno III regnante Ludevico filio Arnolfi, sub comite Wolfilino”) under which “Luitfridus...et fratre meo Hugone” confirmed the foundation by “antecessoribus meis Otperto...et Ramperto”, with the consent of “filiis meis Hunfrido (...in Norgauwe), Luitfrido (...in Sungawa), Hugone (...in Eginsheim)[58].  "Rodolfus comes de Habespurch" donated property to the church of St Ulrich, with the consent of "patris mei comitis Alberti", by charter dated to [1198][59].  This document suggests that Graf Albrecht [III] resigned the active government in favour of his son at the end of his life. 

m ITA von Pfullendorf, daughter of RUDOLF Graf von Pfullendorf & his wife Elisabeth ---.  A Habsburg genealogy names "Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf, filiam sororis ducis Welph" as the wife of "Alberctus"[60].  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by a charter dated 1168 which names "Rodulfus comes de Phullendorf, sororius comitis Rodolfi de Bragantia" and records the grant of "Turicensem comitatum et advocatiam Sechingensis ecclesiæ" [Zurich, Seckingen] by Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" to "Alberto comiti de Habisburc" who married "filiam comitis Rodolfi"[61]

Graf Albrecht [III] & his wife had [two] children: 

1.         [GERTRUD .  A Habsburg genealogy names "Ruodolfum et comitissam de Linigen" as the children of "Alberctus per Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf, filiam sororis ducis Welph"[62].  Brinckmeier cites a charter dated 1220 under which Gertrud "widow", after the death of "ihres Gemahls des Grafen Friedrich von Leiningen", donated property "in partibus Logane" which belonged to her husband and now belonged to "Herrn Friedrich ehedem genannt von Hartenburg nun Grafen von Leiningen" to Limburg church[63]m FRIEDRICH [II] Graf von Leiningen, son of --- (-[10 Mar 1217/1220]).] 

2.         RUDOLF [II] "der Alte" (-bur 10 Apr 1232 Muri Convent).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Ruodolfum et comitissam de Linigen" as the children of "Alberctus per Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf, filiam sororis ducis Welph"[64]Graf von Habsburg, Herr zu Laufenburg.  Landgraf im Elsass 1196.  "Rodolfus comes de Habespurch" donated property to the church of St Ulrich, with the consent of "patris mei comitis Alberti", by charter dated to [1198][65].  "Rudolfus et filius meus Adelbertus…comites de Habespurch" confirmed donations to Kloster Kreuzlingen by charter dated 1198, witnessed by "Rudolfus comes de Tierstein…"[66].  He was given the Imperial Vogtei of Uri 1218 by Emperor Friedrich II, on the death of Berthold V last Herzog von Zähringen, which commanded an important trading position opening on to the St Gotthard pass, but which Rudolf lost in 1231 when Heinrich VII King of Germany took it back.  He inherited the Grafschaft im Frickgau, a territory which enabled him to link his lands in Alsace and Aargau.  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "IV Id 1232" of "Ruodolfus com de Habesburg senior"[67]m AGNES von Staufen, daughter of GOTTFRIED von Staufen & his wife --- (-10 Mar before 1232).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Agnesam filiam Götfridi de Stoffen, quod est inter Wormatiam et Spiream" as the wife of "Ruodolfus"[68].  According to Hamann, Agnes belonged to the family of the Edlen von Staufen, who lived between Speyer and Worms, not to the imperial dynasty of the same name[69].  This origin is not mentioned in Europäische Stammtafeln[70].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Id Mar" of "Agnes com de Habisburc"[71].  Graf Rudolf [II] & his wife had six children: 

a)         ALBRECHT [IV] "der Weise" (-near Ascalon, Palestine 22 Nov 1240).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[72].  "Rudolfus et filius meus Adelbertus…comites de Habespurch" confirmed donations to Kloster Kreuzlingen by charter dated 1198, witnessed by "Rudolfus comes de Tierstein…"[73]Graf von Habsburg.  He is named "consanguineo meo Alberto comite de Habespurg lantgravio Alsatie" in the charter dated 25 Jun 1233 under which "Uolricus comes Phirretensis" confirmed donations to the church of Basel[74].  The relationship is through Graf Albrecht´s paternal grandfather´s sister.  "Grauo Albreht unde Grauo Ruodolf von Habsburg" divided their territories, in the presence of "deme Biscoffe Lutoldo von Basila unde deme Grauen Ludewige von Vroburc", by charter dated to [1239][75].  The Liber Anniversariorum of Hitzkirch (near Luzern) records the death "X Kal Dec" of "com Alberchtus de Habsburg"[76]m ([1215]) HEILWIG von Kiburg, daughter of ULRICH Graf von Kiburg & his wife Anna von Zähringen ([1192]-30 Apr 1260, bur Muri).  The Ellenhardi Chronicon refers to the wife of "Alberti comitis in Habichburg…lantgravius Alsatie superioris" as "filia comitis in Kiburch"[77].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Heilwigam filiam Uolrici comitis de Chiburg" as the wife of "Alberctus"[78].  Graf Albrecht [IV] & his wife had five children: 

i)          daughter (-30 Jan 1250).  The Chronicon Colmarense records that "filia…altera [comitis Alberti de Habispurch]" became a nun "in claustrum dominarum de Adelhusen prope Friburgum ordinis fratrum Predicatorum"[79].  Nun in the Dominican convent of Adelhausen near Freiburg im Breisgau 1236.  m [ALWIG] Graf von Sulz (-before 1236). 

ii)         RUDOLF [IV] (Burg Limburg, Upper Rhine 1 May 1216-Germersheim near Speyer 15 Jul 1291, bur Speyer Cathedral).  The Ellenhardi Chronicon names "Ruodolfus rex Romanorum" as son of "Alberti comitis in Habichburg…lantgravius Alsatie superioris"[80].  The Chronicon Colmarense records the birth "1218 Kal Mai" of "comes Rudolfus de Habisburch", specifying that he was "de progenie ducis Zeringie"[81]Graf von Habsburg, Landgraf von Thurgau.  A charter dated 20 Nov 1246, which records an agreement between the citizens of Basel and Mulhouse and the abbey of Butenheim relating to "castro…Landisera", names "Rodulphus comes de Habchspurc junior et Hartmannnus frater suus" among the guarantors[82].  Landgraf von Kiburg, after the death of his maternal uncle Graf Hartmann 1264.  He was elected as RUDOLF I King of Germany 1 Oct 1273 at Frankfurt-am-Main, crowned at Aachen 24 Oct 1273.  He succeeded as Duke of Austria and Steiermark (Styria) in 1276. 

-         DUKES of AUSTRIA

iii)        KUNIGUNDE (-after [1285/99]).  The Chronicon Colmarense records that "filia una [comitis Alberti de Habispurch]" married "comiti de Cussaperch"[83].  The Alberti Argentinensis Chronicon records that “comes de Kussenberg” married “sororem...Rudolfi” and that after he died childless she married “Ottoni de Ochsenstein” from whom “domini de Ochsenstein et Strasberg” descend[84].  The Annales Colmarienses record that "dominus de Ochssinstein, filius sororis Ruodolphi regis" removed "scultetum Columbariensem Syfridum" in 1281[85]m firstly HEINRICH Graf von Küssaberg, son of ---.  Graf von Stühlingen 1245.  1251.  m secondly OTTO [III] von Ochsenstein Landgraf im Elsass, son of --- (-[26 Sep 1289/Mar 1290). 

iv)        ALBRECHT [V] (before 1228-14 Dec 1254).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Hartmannum" as the children of "Alberctus" and his wife[86].  The Chronicon Colmarense records that "unum filium [comitis Alberti de Habispurch]" was "clericum"[87].  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1242/53.  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1242/47.  Canon at Konstanz Cathedral.  The Liber Anniversariorum of churches at Konstanz records the death "XVIII Kal Jan" of "Albertus com de Habespurch can huius ecclesie"[88].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XIX Kal Ian" of "com Albertus, Rudolphi regis Romanorum frater, can Argentensis benefactor"[89]

v)         HARTMANN (-3 Jul 1251).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Hartmannum" as the children of "Alberctus" and his wife[90].  Minor 1240/45.  A charter dated 20 Nov 1246, which records an agreement between the citizens of Basel and Mulhouse and the abbey of Butenheim relating to "castro…Landisera", names "Rodulphus comes de Habchspurc junior et Hartmannnus frater suus" among the guarantors[91].  He was imprisoned in Lombardy as a supporter of the imperial party.

b)         HEILWIG (-after 11 Oct 1263).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[92]m HERMANN [III] Graf von Frohburg, son of HERMANN Graf von Frohburg & his wife --- (-before Feb 1237). 

c)         GERTRUD .  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[93].  1223/41.  m LUDWIG [III] Graf von Frohburg, son of HERMANN Graf von Frohburg & his wife ---  (-before 1259, bur Zofingen).

d)         RUDOLF [III] "der Schweigsame" (- 9 Oct 1249, bur Wettingen).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[94].  "Grauo Albreht unde Grauo Ruodolf von Habsburg" divided their territories, in the presence of "deme Biscoffe Lutoldo von Basila unde deme Grauen Ludewige von Vroburc", by charter dated to [1239][95].  Graf von Laufenburg. 

-        GRAFEN von LAUFENBURG

e)         WERNER (-young).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[96]

f)          daughterm WALTER [I] Vogt von Schwarzenberg (-before 25 Jul 1249). 

 

 

The precise relationship between the following person and the main Habsburg family has not been traced: 

1.         ADELHEID von Habsburg (-1313).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[97], she was the niece of Rudolf I Graf von Habsburg King of Germany, but her parents have not been identified.  m (1283, consecrated 8 Feb 1285) NIKOLAUS I Duke of Troppau, legitimated son of OTAKAR PŘEMYSL II King of Bohemia & his mistress --- ([1255]-25 Jul 1318).   

 

 

 

D.      HERREN von HASENBURG

 

 

1.         BURCHARD von Hasenburg [Asuel] (-[6 Aug 1173/11 Oct 1175]).  "Burcardus de Hasenburc…et filii mei Lutholdus et Heinricus" confirmed the right of the canons of St Ursanne to propose a church appointment at Glovelier, by charter dated 6 Aug 1173[98].  "Hugo ecclesie Sancti Ursini prepositus" recorded in a charter dated 11 Oct 1175 that "filii fratris mei Burkardi, Bertoldus…et Heinricus" challenged their father´s grant of the church of Boecourt to Bellelay abbey, but now confirmed the donation, witnessed by "mater eorum Williburgis…"[99].  The donation in question was confirmed by Ludwig Bishop of Basel, in the presence of "fratris mei comitis Volmari, domino Reingero Hassenburgense", by charter dated 28 Oct 1175 which names "domino Burchardo Hassenburgense…filii Lutoldus…et Heinricus"[100]m WILLIBURG, daughter of --- (-after 11 Oct 1175).  "Hugo ecclesie Sancti Ursini prepositus" recorded in a charter dated 11 Oct 1175 that "filii fratris mei Burkardi, Bertoldus…et Heinricus" challenged their father´s grant of the church of Boecourt to Bellelay abbey, but now confirmed the donation, witnessed by "mater eorum Williburgis…"[101].  Burchard & his wife had [three] children: 

a)         LUTOLD (-after 11 Oct 1175).  "Burcardus de Hasenburc…et filii mei Lutholdus et Heinricus" confirmed the right of the canons of St Ursanne to propose a church appointment at Glovelier, by charter dated 6 Aug 1173[102].  "Hugo ecclesie Sancti Ursini prepositus" recorded in a charter dated 11 Oct 1175 that "filii fratris mei Burkardi, Bertoldus…et Heinricus" challenged their father´s grant of the church of Boecourt to Bellelay abbey, but now confirmed the donation, witnessed by "mater eorum Williburgis…"[103]

b)         [BERTHOLD (-after 11 Oct 1175]).  "Hugo ecclesie Sancti Ursini prepositus" recorded in a charter dated 11 Oct 1175 that "filii fratris mei Burkardi, Bertoldus…et Heinricus" challenged their father´s grant of the church of Boecourt to Bellelay abbey, but now confirmed the donation, witnessed by "mater eorum Williburgis…"[104].  It is not clear that "Bertholdus" was another son of Burchard or whether the name represents an error for "Lutoldus" in the document.] 

c)         HEINRICH .  "Burcardus de Hasenburc…et filii mei Lutholdus et Heinricus" confirmed the right of the canons of St Ursanne to propose a church appointment at Glovelier, by charter dated 6 Aug 1173[105]m ---.  The name of Heinrich´s wife is not known.  Heinrich & his wife had one child: 

i)          BURCHARD .  A charter dated 11 Jul 1212 records a settlement between the abbey of Lucelle and "dominum Borcardum de Hasenbürch" concerning a mill at Loufen donated by "ipse cum patre suo domino Heinrico", later confirmed by "uxore eius Adehledis"[106].  "Burchardus de Hasenburch" reached agreement with the abbey of Lucelle about certain revenues and properties by charter dated 11 Jul 1218, later confirmed by "domina Hadelehidis…coram sepedicto Burchardo marito suo, cum filiis suis Henrico, Burchardo, Walthero et Bertholdo"[107]m ADELHEID, daughter of --- (-after 11 Jul 1218).  A charter dated 11 Jul 1212 records a settlement between the abbey of Lucelle and "dominum Borcardum de Hasenbürch" concerning a mill at Loufen donated by "ipse cum patre suo domino Heinrico", later confirmed by "uxore eius Adehledis"[108].  "Burchardus de Hasenburch" reached agreement with the abbey of Lucelle about certain revenues and properties by charter dated 11 Jul 1218, later confirmed by "domina Hadelehidis…coram sepedicto Burchardo marito suo, cum filiis suis Henrico, Burchardo, Walthero et Bertholdo"[109].  Burchard & his wife had four children: 

(a)       HEINRICH (-before 8 Jul 1241).  "Burchardus de Hasenburch" reached agreement with the abbey of Lucelle about certain revenues and properties by charter dated 11 Jul 1218, later confirmed by "domina Hadelehidis…coram sepedicto Burchardo marito suo, cum filiis suis Henrico, Burchardo, Walthero et Bertholdo"[110]

(b)       BURCHARD (-after 8 Jul 1241).  "Burchardus de Hasenburch" reached agreement with the abbey of Lucelle about certain revenues and properties by charter dated 11 Jul 1218, later confirmed by "domina Hadelehidis…coram sepedicto Burchardo marito suo, cum filiis suis Henrico, Burchardo, Walthero et Bertholdo"[111].  "Burchardus dominus de Hasenburch…et uxori sue Mechtildi" resigned his fiefs "castrum Hasenburch, advocatiam Sancti Ursicini…" to the bishop of Basel due to poverty, by charter dated 8 Jul 1241, which names "olim bone memorie Henrico predecessori nostro"[112]m MATHILDE, daughter of --- (-after 8 Jul 1241).  "Burchardus dominus de Hasenburch…et uxori sue Mechtildi" resigned his fiefs "castrum Hasenburch, advocatiam Sancti Ursicini…" to the bishop of Basel due to poverty, by charter dated 8 Jul 1241[113]

(c)       WALTER (-after 11 Jul 1218).  "Burchardus de Hasenburch" reached agreement with the abbey of Lucelle about certain revenues and properties by charter dated 11 Jul 1218, later confirmed by "domina Hadelehidis…coram sepedicto Burchardo marito suo, cum filiis suis Henrico, Burchardo, Walthero et Bertholdo"[114]

(d)       BERTHOLD (-after 11 Jul 1218).  "Burchardus de Hasenburch" reached agreement with the abbey of Lucelle about certain revenues and properties by charter dated 11 Jul 1218, later confirmed by "domina Hadelehidis…coram sepedicto Burchardo marito suo, cum filiis suis Henrico, Burchardo, Walthero et Bertholdo"[115]

2.         HUGO (-after 11 Oct 1175).  "Hugo ecclesie Sancti Ursini prepositus" recorded in a charter dated 11 Oct 1175 that "filii fratris mei Burkardi, Bertoldus…et Heinricus" challenged their father´s grant of the church of Boecourt to Bellelay abbey, but now confirmed the donation, witnessed by "mater eorum Williburgis…"[116]

 

 

 

E.      GRAFEN von HOMBERG

 

 

1.         WERNER (-after 4 Mar 1173).  Graf von Homberg.  “...Wernherus et Fridericus comites de Honberch...” witnessed the charter dated 4 Mar 1173 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed donations to the church of Bero made by “comitis Ulrici...de Lenzburg[117]

2.         FRIEDRICH (-after 4 Mar 1173).  Graf von Homberg.  “...Wernherus et Fridericus comites de Honberch...” witnessed the charter dated 4 Mar 1173 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed donations to the church of Bero made by “comitis Ulrici...de Lenzburg[118]

 

 

1.         LUDWIG [I] (-killed in battle Schoßhalde 27 Apr 1289)Graf von Hombergm (before 15 Jan 1283) as her first husband, ELISABETH von Rapperswil, daughter and heiress of RUDOLF [III] Graf von Rapperswil & his wife --- (before 1261-10 Apr 1309).  She married secondly (before 12 Mar 1296) as his first wife, Rudolf [II] von Habsburg Graf von Laufenburg.  “Rudolfus comes de Habsburgis et dominus in Rappreschwil un Elisabeth Gräfin v. Rapprsw” confirmed the sale of property by “Heinrich Vogt von Dürnten” by charter dated 12 Apr 1296[119].  Her first marriage is confirmed by the charter dated 7 Jan 1300 under which “Elisabeth Gräfin von Habsburg und Frau z. Raprechtswile” pledged property to “Herrn Hermann von Landenberg Marschalk zu Oesterreich”, with the consent of “ihres Gemahls und Sohnes, der Grafen Rudolf v. H. U. Wernher von Homberg”, by charter dated 7 Jan 1300[120].  The death “IV Id Apr” of “Elizabeth die Gräfin, unser Stifterin” is recorded in the necrology of Wurmsbach[121].  Ludwig [I] & his wife had children: 

a)         WERNER [II] (-in Italy 21 Mar 1320).  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 7 Jan 1300 under which [his mother] “Elisabeth Gräfin von Habsburg und Frau z. Raprechtswile” pledged property to “Herrn Hermann von Landenberg Marschalk zu Oesterreich”, with the consent of “ihres Gemahls und Sohnes, der Grafen Rudolf v. H. U. Wernher von Homberg[122]Graf von Hombergm ([11 Jun 1315/6 Apr 1316]) as her second husband, MARIA von Oettingen, widow of RUDOLF [II] von Habsburg Graf von Laufenburg, daughter of FRIEDRICH [I] Graf von Oettingen & his wife Elisabeth von Dornberg (-10 May 1369, bur Lichtenthal).  She married thirdly (before 28 Feb 1326) Rudolf IV Markgraf von Baden-Pforzheim

 

 

 

F.      GRAFEN von LAUFENBURG

 

 

Laufenburg is located in the present-day Swiss canton of Aargau. 

 

 

RUDOLF [III] "der Schweigsame" von Habsburg, son of RUDOLF [II] "der Alte" Graf von Habsburg, Herr zu Laufenburg & his wife Agnes von Staufen (- 9 Oct 1249, bur Wettingen).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Alberctum, Rudolfum, Wernherum, Helwigam, Gertrudem, uxores Hermanni et Ludwici, fratrum comitum de Froburg" as the children of "Ruodolfus" and his wife[123].  "Grauo Albreht unde Grauo Ruodolf von Habsburg" divided their territories, in the presence of "deme Biscoffe Lutoldo von Basila unde deme Grauen Ludewige von Vroburc", by charter dated to [1239][124]Graf von Laufenburg.  A charter dated 4 Sep 1207 records the arbitration of a dispute between “comitem Rudolfum de Habisburc” and the monastery of Secking concerning “castris et villa Loufenberc[125].  He received lands in southern Zürichgau (Zug, Schwyz, Unterwalden), the Vogtei of the Klostern Muri and Ottmarsheim, as well as Sempach, Willisau and Laufenburg from his older brother in [1232/39] when the latter partitioned the families territories. 

m GERTRUD von Regensberg, daughter of LÜTOLD [VI] von Regensberg & his wife --- (-20 Mar ----).  A Habsburg genealogy names "filiam Lutoldi de Regensburg" as the wife of "Rudolfus frater…Albercti"[126].  “Gerdrudis comitissa de Habisburch” donated property to the Teutonic Knights, with the consent of “filiorum suorum...G. comitis et Rhodolphi, Ottonis et Eberhardi”, by charter dated 16 Jun 1254[127].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XI Non Jul" of "com Ruo de Habsburg et uxor eius Gerdrudis et filius eorundem Wernherus"[128], the date probably referring to the death of Werner. 

Graf Rudolf [I] & his wife had five children: 

1.         GOTTFRIED (-29 Sep 1271).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Götfridum, Wernherum et alios quam plures" as the children of "Rudolfus frater…Albercti" and his wife[129].  The Cronica de Berno records that "comes Gotfridus de Habsburg" captured and killed 350 Bernese in 1241[130]Graf von Laufenburg.  “G. et R. comites de Habisburc cum O. et E. fratribus” donated property to Kloster Wettingen, after the recent death of “fratris nostri Wernheri adolescentis”, by charter dated 30 Jul 1253[131].  “Gerdrudis comitissa de Habisburch” donated property to the Teutonic Knights, with the consent of “filiorum suorum...G. comitis et Rhodolphi, Ottonis et Eberhardi”, by charter dated 16 Jun 1254[132].  "Goetfridus et Eberhardus fratres utrini comites dicti de Habsburch" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Cappel by "Rudolfo patre nostro comite de Habsburch" by charter dated 15 Oct 1263[133].  The Annales Basilienses record the death in 1271 of "comes Gotfridus de Louffinberg"[134].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "III Kal Oct" of "Goetfridus com de Habspurg"[135]m firstly (contract 18 Feb 1239) --- von Urach, daughter of EGINO [V] Graf von Urach & his wife Adelheid von Neffen.  The marriage contract between “Graf Rudolf von Habsburg...seinem...Sohne Gotfrid” and “der Tochter...Egeno´s Grafen von Freiburg und Urach” is dated 18 Feb 1239[136]m secondly as her first husband, ADELHEID von Freiburg, daughter of KONRAD [I] Graf von Freiburg und Urach & his wife Sophie von Zollern (-17 Jan 1300).  She married secondly (before 27 Dec 1294) Burkhard [II] Herr von Horburg.  The Annales Colmarienses record the death "XVI Kal Feb 1300" of "domina de Horburc soror comitis Friburgensis"[137].  Graf Gottfried & his second wife had one child:

a)         RUDOLF [II] (15 Feb 1270-Montpellier [22 Dec 1314 or 28 Jan 1315]).  The Annales Basilienses record that "domina comitis Gotfridi" gave birth to a son "festo Margarethe" in 1270[138]Graf von Laufenburg. Herr zu Rapperswil 1296. 

          -        see below

Graf Gottfried had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

b)         RUDOLF von Dietikon ([1259]-22 Oct 1309).  Canon at Zürich Cathedral before 1281.  Canon at Konstanz Cathedral 1282, Archdeacon 1290, and Cathedral Thesaurius 1297/1308.  Provost of Zürich Cathedral 1306/09. 

2.         RUDOLF [II] (-3 Apr 1293).  “G. et R. comites de Habisburc cum O. et E. fratribus” donated property to Kloster Wettingen, after the recent death of “fratris nostri Wernheri adolescentis”, by charter dated to after 1 Aug 1253[139].  “Gerdrudis comitissa de Habisburch” donated property to the Teutonic Knights, with the consent of “filiorum suorum...G. comitis et Rhodolphi, Ottonis et Eberhardi”, by charter dated 16 Jun 1254[140].  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1255.  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1260.  Provostof Basel Cathedral 1260/74.  Provost of Konstanz Cathedral 1262/74.  Provost at Rheinfelden 1272.  Bishop of Konstanz 1274.  The Liber Anniversariorum of Zurzich records the death "III Non Apr 1293" of "Ruodolfus de Habspurg eps Constantiensis instaurator huius ecclesie"[141].  The Annales Colmarienses record the death in 1293 of "dominus Ruodolffus de Habisburc, episcopus Constantiensis, frater comitis Gotfridi de Louffinberg"[142]

3.         OTTO (-after 16 Jun 1254).  “Gerdrudis comitissa de Habisburch” donated property to the Teutonic Knights, with the consent of “filiorum suorum...G. comitis et Rhodolphi, Ottonis et Eberhardi”, by charter dated 16 Jun 1254[143]

4.         EBERHARD (-1284 before 2 Jun).  “Gerdrudis comitissa de Habisburch” donated property to the Teutonic Knights, with the consent of “filiorum suorum...G. comitis et Rhodolphi, Ottonis et Eberhardi”, by charter dated 16 Jun 1254[144].  "Goetfridus et Eberhardus fratres utrini comites dicti de Habsburch" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Cappel by "Rudolfo patre nostro comite de Habsburch" by charter dated 15 Oct 1263[145].  He succeeded in 1271 as Graf von Kiburg, by right of his wife. 

          -        GRAFEN von KIBURG

5.         WERNER (-3/6 Jul 1253, bur Wettingen).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Götfridum, Wernherum et alios quam plures" as the children of "Rudolfus frater…Albercti" and his wife[146].  “G. et R. comites de Habisburc cum O. et E. fratribus” donated property to Kloster Wettingen, after the recent death of “fratris nostri Wernheri adolescentis”, by charter dated 30 Jul 1253, which specifies that Werner was buried at the monastery[147].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XI Non Jul" of "com Ruo de Habsburg et uxor eius Gerdrudis et filius eorundem Wernherus"[148], the date probably referring to the death of Werner. 

 

 

RUDOLF [II] von Habsburg, son of GOTTFRIED [II] Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg & his second wife Adelheid von Freiburg (15 Feb 1270-Montpellier [22 Dec 1314 or 28 Jan 1315]).  The Annales Basilienses record that "domina comitis Gotfridi" gave birth to a son "festo Margarethe" in 1270[149]Graf von Laufenburg.  Herr zu Rapperswil 1296: “Rudolfus comes de Habsburgis et dominus in Rappreschwil un Elisabeth Gráfin v. Rapprsw” confirmed the sale of property by “Heinrich Vogt von Dürnten” by charter dated 12 Apr 1296[150].  “Graf Rudolf von Habsburg und Johann sein Sohn” donated property, for the soul “der Gemahlin Elisabeth matris Johannis filii sui”, by charter dated 23 Mar 1310[151].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XI Kal Feb 1314" of "R com de Habspurg"[152], and in a later section recording the death "XI Kal Feb 1313" and burial "in ecclesia nostra" of "Rudolphus com de Habsburg benefactor"[153].  The necrology of Laufenburg church records the death “Jan XI Kal anno 1315” of “dominus Rudolwus comes de Habspurg dictus de Loffenberg et in Rapperswile[154]

m firstly (before 12 Mar 1296) as her second husband, ELISABETH von Rapperswil, widow of LUDWIG [I] Graf von Homberg, daughter and heiress of RUDOLF [III] Graf von Rapperswil & his wife --- (before 1261-10 Apr 1309).  “Rudolfus comes de Habsburgis et dominus in Rappreschwil un Elisabeth Gräfin v. Rapprsw” confirmed the sale of property by “Heinrich Vogt von Dürnten” by charter dated 12 Apr 1296[155].  Her first marriage is confirmed by the charter dated 7 Jan 1300 under which “Elisabeth Gräfin von Habsburg und Frau z. Raprechtswile” pledged property to “Herrn Hermann von Landenberg Marschalk zu Oesterreich”, with the consent of “ihres Gemahls und Sohnes, der Grafen Rudolf v. H. U. Wernher von Homberg”, by charter dated 7 Jan 1300[156].  The death “IV Id Apr” of “Elizabeth die Gräfin, unser Stifterin” is recorded in the necrology of Wurmsbach[157]

m secondly as her first husband, MARIA von Oettingen, daughter of FRIEDRICH [I] Graf von Oettingen & his wife Elisabeth von Dornberg (-10 May 1369, bur Lichtenthal).  Her parentage and first marriage are confirmed by the charter dated 30 May 1315 under which “Graf Johann von Habsburg” granted dower to “seiner Stiefmutter Maria, des Grafen Friedrich von Oettingen Tochter[158].  She married secondly ([11 Jun 1315/6 Apr 1316]) Werner [II] Graf von Homberg, and thirdly (before 28 Feb 1326) Rudolf IV Markgraf von Baden-Pforzheim

Mistress (1): ELISABETH von Strätlingen, daughter of --- (-1298 or after). 

Graf Rudolf [II] & his first wife had one child:

1.         JOHANN [I] (-killed in battle near Griesau 21 Sep 1337).  “Graf Rudolf von Habsburg und Johann sein Sohn” donated property, for the soul “der Gemahlin Elisabeth matris Johannis filii sui”, by charter dated 23 Mar 1310[159]Graf von Laufenburg.  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XI Kal Oct 1337" of "com Iohannes de Habspurg…Ruo com filius eius de Habsburg"[160]m (before 25 Jul 1328) AGNES von Werd, daughter of SIGISMUND Graf von Werd [Saargaugrafen] & his wife --- (-12 Jun 1352).  “Graue Johans von Hapspurg und greuin Agnes sin eliche frowe, des...lantgrauen Symundes...von Nyderen Elzase wilande...tochter” confirmed the rights of the citizens of Laufenburg by charter dated 25 Jul 1328[161].  “Frau Agnes Gräfin von Habsburg und die Grafen Johannes, Rudolf u. Gotfrid v. H. Ihre Söhne” witnessed the charter dated 24 Jun 1347 which records an agreement between the abbess of Seckingen and the fishermen of Laufenburg[162].  Karl IV King of Germany confirmed rights to duties at Laufenburg to “Gräfin Agnes v. H. Landgraf Sigmunds v. Elsaß...Tochter” by charter dated 21 Dec 1347[163].  The necrology of Laufenburg church records the death “Non Jun” of “Dna Agnes comitissa de Habsburg...Lantgravia de Elsatia[164].  Graf Johann [I] & his wife had seven children: 

a)         JOHANN [II] (-17 Dec 1380)Graf von Laufenburg.  “Frau Agnes Gräfin von Habsburg und die Grafen Johannes, Rudolf u. Gotfrid v. H. Ihre Söhne” witnessed the charter dated 24 Jun 1347 which records an agreement between the abbess of Seckingen and the fishermen of Laufenburg[165].  Landgraf im Sisgau.  Graf von Habsburg-Neurapperswil 1353.  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XVI Kal Jan 1380" of "Iohannes com de Habsburg"[166]m as her second husband, VERENA de Neuchâtel-Blamont, widow of RODOLPHE [III] de Neuchâtel Seigneur de Nidau, daughter of THIEBAUT [II] Seigneur de Neuchâtel [en Bourgogne] & his wife --- (-1372).  Her family origin and her two marriages are indicated by a charter dated 21 Sep 1352 under which [her son] “Graff Rudolf von Nuwenburg herre ze Nydow” appointed Louis Comte de Neuchâtel to arbitrate disputes with “Verenen von Nuwenburg graevinen ze Habspurg, min muoter”, naming “graff Peter herren ze Arberg, minen vetter[167].  Graf Johann [II] & his wife had two children: 

i)          VERENAm firstly (9 Sep 1354) as his second wife, FILIPPINO Gonzaga, son of LODOVICO [I] Gonzaga Podestà di Mantua & his first wife Richilda --- (-5 Apr 1356).  m secondly BURCHARD [XI] Graf von Hohenberg Herr von Nagold, son of OTTO [II] Graf von Hohenberg [Hohenzollern] gt von Nagold & his first wife Kunigunde von Wertheim. 

ii)         JOHANN [III] (-11 Jan 1392)Graf von Laufenburg.  Herr zu Rotenberg 1389.  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "III Id Jan 1392" of "Iohannes com filius quondam domini Iohannis de Habsburg"[168]

b)         RUDOLF [IV] (-Sep 1383).  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "XI Kal Oct 1337" of "com Iohannes de Habspurg…Ruo com filius eius de Habsburg"[169].  “Frau Agnes Gräfin von Habsburg und die Grafen Johannes, Rudolf u. Gotfrid v. H. Ihre Söhne” witnessed the charter dated 24 Jun 1347 which records an agreement between the abbess of Seckingen and the fishermen of Laufenburg[170].  The necrology of Fahr "X Kal Oct" names "Iohannis de Habsburg comitis…et Ruodolfi comitis fratris sui"[171]Graf von Laufenburgm (1354) ELISABETH von Mentone, daughter of ---.  Rudolf [IV] & his wife had one child: 

i)          JOHANN [IV] (-18 May 1408). Graf von Laufenburg.  Landvogt im Thurgau, Aargau und Schwarzwald 1389, 1396/98, and 1405/06.  A contemporary manuscript of Kloster Rheinau records that "ultimum ex stirpe Habspurgo-Laufenbergica advocatum nostrum Joannem IV" died 18 May 1408[172]m as her second husband, AGNES von [Hohen-]Landenberg-Greifensee, widow of HANS von Wessenberg, daughter of HERMANN "dem Jüngeren" von [Hohen-]Landeberg-Greifensee & his wife Adelheid von Sonnenberg.  She was created Gräfin by Imperial Order 14 May 1393[173].  1431.  Graf Johann [IV] & his wife had three children: 

(a)       daughter m (before 18 Jun 1400) SMASSMANN [Maximilian] von Rappoltstein (-[25 Feb/5 Mar] 1451).  

(b)       AGNES .  1408/25.  m DONAT Graf von Toggenburg (-7 Nov 1408).  Mistress of: RUDOLF Graf von Sulz .

(c)       URSULA (-1460).  A contemporary manuscript of Kloster Rheinau records that, after the death in 1408 of "ultimum ex stirpe Habspurgo-Laufenbergica advocatum nostrum Joannem IV", "Hermannus comes de Sulz" persuaded "Agnetem relictam viduam" to betrothe "Ursulam filiam unicam" to "filio suo Rudolpho", dated to 6 Jul 1408[174].  Heiress of the territories in Klettgau.  m (Betrothed 6 Jul 1408) RUDOLF Graf von Sulz, son of HERMANN Graf von Sulz & his wife --- (-1439, before 20 Oct). 

Graf Johann [IV] had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

(d)        MAURITZ .  1415.

c)         GOTTFRIED [II] (-10 Jul 1375).  “Frau Agnes Gräfin von Habsburg und die Grafen Johannes, Rudolf u. Gotfrid v. H. Ihre Söhne” witnessed the charter dated 24 Jun 1347 which records an agreement between the abbess of Seckingen and the fishermen of Laufenburg[175].  Graf von Habsburg-Alt-Rapperswil and Graf im Klettgau.  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "VI Id 1375" of "Goetfridus com de Habspurg"[176]m AGNES von Teck, daughter of --- (-20 May ----, bur Königsfeld).  The necrology of Schaffhausen records the death "XIII Kal Jun" of "Agnes ducissa de Tecke, uxor Goetfridi comitis de Habspurg sepulta in Campo Regis"[177]

d)         ADELHEID (-[1370]).  A contemporary manuscript of Kloster Rheinau names "Rudolphus comes de Montfort…natus…Adelhaide matre…filia…Joannis II Hapbspurgici, soror Joannis III" as one of the three claimants to the Vogtei of Rheinau on the death of "ultimum ex stirpe Habspurgo-Laufenbergica advocatum nostrum Joannem IV" in 1408, and naming Adelheid´s husband "Hainrico comiti de Montfort domino in Tettnang"[178]m HEINRICH [I] Graf von Montfort in Tettnang (-[1 Jun 1407/18 Oct 1408]).  

e)         KATHARINA

f)          ELISABETH m JOHANN [II] Truchsess von Waldburg (-[22/31] Mar 1424).

g)         ANNA .  Canoness at Säckingen 1353.

Graf Rudolf [II] had one iIllegitimate child by Mistress (1):

2.          PETER von Dietikon (-6 Mar 1349).  “Petrus rector ecclesie in Dietikon” donated property, with the consent of “patris mei Rudolfi comitis de Habsburg”, by charter dated 2 Jan 1313[179].  Canon at Beromünster. 

 

 

 

G.      GRAFEN von LENZBURG, GRAFEN von SCHÄNNIS

 

 

The castle of Lenzburg was situated in the north-east of Zurichgau, west of the town of Zurich.  The reconstruction of this family as shown below is not certain.  However, it appears to be a reasonable interpretation of several different sources when read together.  It is of some significance because of the connections shown with the families of the Rudolfian kings of Burgundy and with Humbert I Comte de Maurienne, whose descendants were counts of Savoy. 

 

 

1.         UDALRICH (-after 950)m (before [923/25]) ---, daughter of WALTER & his wife Swanahild ---.  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified. 

 

2.         ARNOLD [I] (-after 976).  Herr von Kloster Schännis 972.  Vogt von Chorherrenstifts, Zürich 976.  m ---.  The name of Arnold's wife is not known.  However, it would not be surprising if she was ---, relative of the Burgundian nobleman Anselm [II], whose daughter married Humbert [I] Comte de Maurienne (see the documents BURGUNDY KINGDOM NOBILITY and SAVOY).  The indicators of this relationship are as follows.  Firstly, "Aimo, Sedun…episcopus", who is identified as Aimon son of Comte Humbert [I], donated property which he had inherited from "avunculo meo comite Oudolrico" to the church of Sion, by charter dated 12 Jun 1052[180].  As Aimon´s mother was probably the daughter of Anselm [I] (see BURGUNDY KINGDOM NOBILITY), "avunculo meo comite Oudolrico" can probably be identified as her brother Odalric/Ulrich.  Secondly, the same charter records that Bishop Aimon acted in this donation "per manum advocatis mei comitis Oudalrici".  Bishop Aimon also acted through "Odvolrici eiusdem ecclesie aduocati" in a charter dated 23 Dec 1043[181].  The "advocatus" of bishops and other ecclesiastical dignataries can often be identified as family members.  Thirdly, "Odalricus comes de Lenceburc" donated "allodium quod pater meus et mater in monte…Novum castrum emerunt" to the church of Sion by charter dated to [1036/54][182], which shows that the Lenzburg family had a connection with the bishopric of Sion.  It is therefore suggested that "Odalricus comes de Lenceburc" who is named in the [1036/54] charter and "advocatis mei comitis Oudalrici", named in the 23 Dec 1043 and 12 Jun 1052 documents, were the same person and can be identified as Ulrich [I] Graf von Lenzburg.  As Odalric/Ulrich, son of Anselm [II], is not recorded as having children, it is likely that the relationship with the Lenzburg family was through the female line.  The chronology suggests that this may have been through the mother of Graf Ulrich [I] who could have been a sister of Anselm [II].  Arnold [I] & his wife had [three] children: 

a)         ULRICH [I] (-20 Aug [1052/53]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.    Graf von Lenzburg.  The necrology of the church of Bero, under "XIII Kal Sep", records that "Ulricus com de Lenzburg" restored the church of Bero in 1036[183].  “Vodalricus...comes” restored the church of Bero, naming “nepoti meo Arnulfo...filius meus Henricus”, and provides for anniversaries for “mei et filii mei Conradi episcopi et filii mei Heinrici”, by charter dated 9 Feb 1036[184].  Vogt von Frauenmünster, Zürich.  "Odalricus comes de Lenceburc" donated "allodium quod pater meus et mater in monte…Novum castrum emerunt" to the church of Sion by charter dated to [1036/54][185].  As discussed above, it is possible that "advocatus Oudolricus" who is named in the following two documents was Ulrich [I] Graf von Lenzburg.  "Aymonis episcopi" enfeoffed a vassal with property "per manum Odvolrici eiusdem ecclesie aduocati" by charter dated 23 Dec 1043[186].  Heinrich III King of Germany confirmed donations made by “Ulricus comes” to the church of Bero “in pago Argowe in comitatu Arnolfi comitis” by charter dated 23 Jan 1045[187].  "Aimo, Sedun…episcopus" donated property, inherited from "avunculo meo comite Oudolrico…in villam…Ursaria", to the church of Sion "per manum advocatis mei comitis Oudalrici" by charter dated 12 Jun 1052[188].  Another advocatus ("advocati eiusdem ecclesie Upoldi") named in a charter dated 13 Mar 1054 which was also issued by Bishop Aimon[189].  This suggests that, if the co-identity with Graf Ulrich [I] is correct, that he died [1052/53].  The necrology of Sion records the death "XIII Kal Sep" of "Vdrici comitis de Lanceburc" who donated "predium suum de Nouo castro"[190].  [m MATHILDE, daughter of ---.  The Liber Anniversariorum of Einsiedeln names in April "com Uolricus de Schennis et Mechthild uxor eius"[191].  It is not known to which Graf Ulrich this refers.  However, as the same source records the death of Heinrich Bishop of Lausanne, son of Graf Ulrich [I], it is possible that Mathilde was the wife of the latter.]  Graf Ulrich [I] & his wife had [three] children: 

i)          KONRAD (-1052 or after).  Bishop of Genoa 1036.  “Vodalricus...comes” restored the church of Bero, naming “nepoti meo Arnulfo...filius meus Henricus”, and provides for anniversaries for “mei et filii mei Conradi episcopi et filii mei Heinrici”, by charter dated 9 Feb 1036[192]

ii)         HEINRICH (-[16 Jan] [1051/56]).  “Vodalricus...comes” restored the church of Bero, naming “nepoti meo Arnulfo...filius meus Henricus”, and provides for anniversaries for “mei et filii mei Conradi episcopi et filii mei Heinrici”, by charter dated 9 Feb 1036[193].  Provost of Beromünster 1036.  Bishop of Lausanne 1039.  A necrology of unknown provenance, marked "Fragmenta Incerta" in the compilation, records the death "XVII Kal Feb" of "Heinricus eps Lausannensis filius Ulrici comitis de Schennis"[194].  The Liber Anniversariorum of Einsiedeln records the death in Jan of "Heinricus eps Lausannensis filius Uolrici comitis de Schennis"[195].  There appears to be some confusion with the supposed uncle of this bishop Heinrich, also called Heinrich, whose death on the same date in 1019 is recorded in the necrology of Bero (see below). 

iii)        [HEMMA (-23 Jan ----).  A necrology of unknown provenance, marked "Fragmenta Incerta" in the compilation, records the death "X Kal Feb" of "Hemma abba Turicensis, Ulrici comitis de Schennis soror, alibi filia"[196].  The Liber Anniversariorum of Einsiedeln records the death in Jan of "Hemma abba filia Uodalrici comitis de Schennis"[197].] 

b)         [HEINRICH (-16 Jan 1019).  Bishop of Lausanne.  The  cartulary of Notre-Dame de Lausanne records that "Henricus" was ordained Bishop of Lausanne in 985 and held the position for 35 years, and that he acquired "comitatum Waldense" from Emperor Heinrich II[198].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "XVII Kal Feb 1019" of "Heinricus eps Lausanensis"[199].  According to Grote[200], the bishop of Lausanne who died in 1019 was "Heinrich von Schänis".  This suggests a relationship with the family of the Grafen von Lenzburg.  This assumption appears to be supported by the necrology of unknown provenance, marked "Fragmenta Incerta" in the compilation, which records the deaths of several "comitis de Schennis"[201].  It is probably also relevant that this Heinrich's supposed nephew Heinrich was Bishop of Lausanne at a later date, in view of the contemporary practice of episcopal appointments often being made within the same family.] 

c)         [---.  The precise relationship between the parents of the two sons shown below and the family of the early Grafen von Lenzburg is not known.  m ---.]  Two children: 

i)          ARNOLD [III] .  “Vodalricus...comes” restored the church of Bero, naming “nepoti meo Arnulfo...filius meus Henricus”, and provides for anniversaries for “mei et filii mei Conradi episcopi et filii mei Heinrici”, by charter dated 9 Feb 1036[202].  Graf im Aargau 1045/50.  Heinrich III King of Germany confirmed donations made by “Ulricus comes” to the church of Bero “in pago Argowe in comitatu Arnolfi comitis” by charter dated 23 Jan 1045[203].  Kastvogt von Beromünster. 

ii)         ULRICH [II] (-after 1077).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  nepos of Graf Ulrich [I] in 1036.  Graf von Lenzburg

-         see below

 

 

ULRICH [II], son of --- (-[16 Nov] after 1077)Graf von Lenzburg

m RICHENZA, daughter of RATBOD Graf [von Habsburg] & his wife Ida --- (-27 May 1080, bur Kloster Muri).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Wernherum comitem et Richenzam sororem eius de Lenzburg" as the children of "Ita de Habspurg"[204].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "VI Kal Iun 1080" of "Richenza com"[205]

Graf Ulrich [II] & his wife had [five] children: 

1.         ULRICH [III] (-after 21 Apr 1101).  Graf im Aargau 1086/1101.  Emperor Heinrich IV granted Pfäfers monastery “quæ est sita est in Curvalia in comitatu Odalrici comitis de Braganica” to the bishop of Basel by charter dated Mar 1095[206]. "Sigefridus et fratres mei Conradus, Eberhardus et Ogoz" donated property "in pago Hegouva in comitatu Lodewici in locis…Ruti ze Hohenstetin…in pago Argouva sub comitatu Odalrici in…locis ze Willineshowo, ze Stofen, ze Nunnenwilare…in pago Briscaugia in comitatu Herimanni ze Hugenshein, necnon etiam in pago Heregouva…sub comitatu Manegoldi in villa…Polster" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 21 Apr 1101, witnessed by "Burcardi comitis de Rammeshein…"[207].  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records a donation by "Uodalrico comite fratribusque eius Arnolfo et Rudolfo"[208]

2.         ARNOLD [IV] (-[15 May] ----, [11 Aug 1127/22 Jan 1130]).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records a donation by "Uodalrico comite fratribusque eius Arnolfo et Rudolfo"[209].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Arnoldum, Chono comitem, Wernherum de Baden" as the children of "Richenza de Lenzburg"[210], although the chronology would be stretched if the last two named (see below) were her children.  Graf von Lenzburg.  Emperor Heinrich V settled a dispute between "abbas de cella Sancti Meginradi et Ulricus advocatus eius" and “Rodulfus et Arnoldus comites” by charter dated 10 Mar 1114[211].  Vogt of Zürich church 1127.  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, and confirmed donations made by “Ulricus comes de Lenzburg bonæ memoriæ”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127, witnessed by “filiorum fratris mei Ruodolfi, Udalirici et Arnolfi...[212].  A necrology of unknown provenance, marked "Fragmenta Incerta" in the compilation, records the death "Id May" of "Arnoltus com Ulrici de Schennis filius" and also the death "XIII Kal Mai 1105" of "Arnolfus com de Schennis"[213].  The Liber Anniversariorum of Einsiedeln records the donation in May "com Arnolt, Uodalrici de Schannis filius"[214]m HEMMA, daughter of ---.  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127[215].  Graf Arnold [IV] & his wife had [four] children: 

a)         ULRICH [IV] (-21 Feb 1133).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127[216].  Graf von Baden und im Zürichgau 1130.  A charter dated 22 Jan 1130 records the foundation of “Vare” monastery by “Liutolfus laicus de Reginsberch et eius...conjunx Judinta cum filio eorum Liutolfo”, in the presence of “Odalrici comitis de Baden, in cujus comitatu idem locus situs est”, witnessed by “Arnolt de Baden, Chono de Burron et filius eius Liutolt, Otto de Regensberch...[217].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "IX Kal Mar 1133" of "Ulricus com"[218]

b)         ARNOLD [V] von Baden (-5 Sep 1172).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127[219].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Wernhero, Chunone, Arnoldo comitibus de Badin", undated but dateable to [1152][220].  Graf von Baden und Graf im Zürichgau 1169.  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "Non Sep" of "Arnolphus com"[221]m ---.  The name of Arnold's wife is not known.  Arnold [V] & his wife had one child:

i)          RICHENZA (-24 Apr [1172]).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Richenzam de Chiburg" as daughter of "Arnoldus…de Baden filius Richenze de Lentzburg"[222].  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "VIII Kal May" of "Richinza com Kyburge mater comitis de Dilingen"[223]m HARTMANN [III] Graf von Kiburg und Dillingen, son of ADALBERT [I] Graf von Dillingen & his wife Mathilde [von Mörsberg] (-1180 after 20 Aug). 

c)         WERNER (-3 Jul after 1159).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127[224].  Graf von Baden.  “...Werinherus comes de Badin, Udalricus de Lenziburch” witnessed the charter dated 15 Nov 1140 under which Konrad III King of Germany confirmed donations to “cœnobio Heremitarum[225]Graf von Lenzburg 1137.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Wernhero, Chunone, Arnoldo comitibus de Badin", undated but dateable to [1152][226].  Vogt of Zürich church 1145/1149.  An agreement dated 23 Mar 1153 between Pope Eugene III and Friedrich I "Barbarossa" King of Germany is witnessed by "…comes Ulricus de Lenzburch, comes Wernerus de Lenzburch…"[227].  “Lieba de Flontrein” donated property to “cellæ B. Martini...in monte Thuricino”, in the presence of “comite et advocato Warnhero de Baden et fratre suo Chonone”, by charter dated 8 Dec 1155[228]

d)         CUNO von Baden (-5 Jan [1168/69]).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127[229].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Wernhero, Chunone, Arnoldo comitibus de Badin", undated but dateable to [1152][230].  “Lieba de Flontrein” donated property to “cellæ B. Martini...in monte Thuricino”, in the presence of “comite et advocato Warnhero de Baden et fratre suo Chonone”, by charter dated 8 Dec 1155[231].  Graf im Zürichgau 1167.  m as her first husband, ADELHEID von Steffling, daughter of OTTO Landgraf von Steffling & his wife Adelheid von Wittelsbach.  The Notæ Genealogicæ Bavaricæ names (in order) "Ottonem, Heinricum, Fridericum et filiam" as children of "Otto lancravius" & his wife, specifying that the daughter married firstly "comiti de Baldern" and secondly "Chunoni de Tieufen"[232].  "Ottoni filio Lantgravii et Adilhildæ sorori suæ" donated property "in Regelindorf" to Regensburg St Emmeram by charter dated [1170][233].  She married secondly Cuno [I] von Teuffen

3.         RUDOLF [I] (-1 Jan or 2 Mar ----, after 3 Oct 1136).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records a donation by "Uodalrico comite fratribusque eius Arnolfo et Rudolfo"[234]Graf von Lenzburg.  Heinrich V King of Germany confirmed the privileges of Pfäfers monastery (“abbas...Fabariensis monasterii...in pago Retia Curiensi in comitatu Rodulfi”) "pro æterna memoria patris, conjugisque nostræ Mathildæ" by charter dated 27 May 1110[235].  Emperor Heinrich V settled a dispute between "abbas de cella Sancti Meginradi et Ulricus advocatus eius" and “Rodulfus et Arnoldus comites” by charter dated 10 Mar 1114[236].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the deaths "Kal Jan" and "VI Non Mar" both of "Rudolphus com"[237]m ---.  The name of Rudolf's wife is not known.  Rudolf [I] & his wife had five children:

a)         HUMBERT (-30 Sep 1156).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Hunbertum, Uodalricum, Arnoldum, Rudolfum et sorores eorum" as the children of "Rudolfus"[238]Graf von Lenzburg 1147.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Humberto, Ulrico, Rudolfo, Arnoldo comitibus de Lenzeburc", undated but dateable to [1152][239], which suggests that the four were brothers.  "…Hunbertus de Lenzeburch et frater eius comes Odalricus…" witnessed the charter dated 27 Nov 1155 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed possessions of the church of Konstanz[240].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "II Kal Oct 1156" of "Humbertus com"[241]

b)         RUDOLF [II] (-1 Jan or 2 Mar, after [1152]).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127, witnessed by “filiorum fratris mei Ruodolfi, Udalirici et Arnolfi...[242].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Hunbertum, Uodalricum, Arnoldum, Rudolfum et sorores eorum" as the children of "Rudolfus"[243].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Humberto, Ulrico, Rudolfo, Arnoldo comitibus de Lenzeburc", undated but dateable to [1152][244], which suggests that the four were brothers.  The necrology of the church of Bero records the deaths "Kal Jan" and "VI Non Mar" both of "Rudolphus com"[245]

c)         ULRICH [V] (-5 Jan 1173).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127, witnessed by “filiorum fratris mei Ruodolfi, Udalirici et Arnolfi...[246].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Hunbertum, Uodalricum, Arnoldum, Rudolfum et sorores eorum" as the children of "Rudolfus"[247]Graf von Lenzburg 1130.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Humberto, Ulrico, Rudolfo, Arnoldo comitibus de Lenzeburc", undated but dateable to [1152][248], which suggests that the four were brothers.  An agreement dated 23 Mar 1153 between Pope Eugene III and Friedrich I "Barbarossa" King of Germany is witnessed by "…comes Ulricus de Lenzburch, comes Wernerus de Lenzburch…"[249].  "…Hunbertus de Lenzeburch et frater eius comes Odalricus…" witnessed the charter dated 27 Nov 1155 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed possessions of the church of Konstanz[250].  Emperor Friedrich I confirmed donations to the church of Bero made by “comitis Ulrici...de Lenzburg” by charter dated 4 Mar 1173, the wording of which suggests that the donor had recently died[251].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "Non Jan" of "Ulricus com"[252]

d)         ARNOLD [III] (-after [1152]).  “Comes Arnolfus” donated “prædium meum...Urane” to “ecclesiæ Schanniensi”, with the support of “uxore mea Hemma et filiis meis Udalrico, Arnolfo, Wernhero, Chunone”, by charter dated 11 Aug 1127, witnessed by “filiorum fratris mei Ruodolfi, Udalirici et Arnolfi...[253].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Hunbertum, Uodalricum, Arnoldum, Rudolfum et sorores eorum" as the children of "Rudolfus"[254].  Graf 1133/[1146].  “...Werinherus comes de Badin, Udalricus de Lenziburch” witnessed the charter dated 15 Nov 1140 under which Konrad III King of Germany confirmed donations to “cœnobio Heremitarum[255].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Humberto, Ulrico, Rudolfo, Arnoldo comitibus de Lenzeburc", undated but dateable to [1152][256], which suggests that the four were brothers. 

e)         BERTHA (-before 1159, bur Zwiefalten).  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Bertha filia Roudolfi comitis de Lenzisburc" and "Liutfridi mariti sui"[257]m LIUTFRIED von Kalden, son of ---. 

4.         [---.  m ---.]  [One child:]

a)         [EBLO (-4 May ----).  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "IV Non Mai" of "Ieblo nepos dominorum de Lenzburg"[258], although it is not known to which generation he belonged.] 

 

 

 

H.      GRAFEN von OLTINGEN

 

 

According to Zapf, Oltingen was located in the diocesis of Konstanz at the confluence of the rivers Aar and Sarine[259].  Fabri specifies that the castle, whose ruins still existed when he was writing, was built on a hundred metre rock which dominates the small town[260].  By 1241 Oltingen was held by the Grafen von Kirburg, as shown by the charter dated 9 Jul 1241 under which “H. comes de Kyburch” granted “castra Windege, Langinburc, Oltingin” to “uxori mee”, with the consent of “fratruelis mei H. comitis de Kyburch[261]

 

 

1.         BUCCO (-1089 or after).  Graf von Oltingen.  "Comes Bucco" donated property "in pago Viliacense…in villa…sancti Albini" to Lausanne by charter dated 28 Oct [1072/73], witnessed by "Episcopo Borkardo atque Amalrico et advocato Aimone, laudante Conone filio suo"[262]m ---.  The name of Bucco's wife is not known.  Graf Bucco & his wife had two children:

a)         KUNO (-after 24 Dec 1089).  The Gesta Episcoporum Lausannensium records the donation of "Cononi comiti de Oltudengas fratris suo [Borcardi Lausannensis episcopus]"[263], implying that this was made after the death of his brother.  Graf von Oltingen.  [1080/89].  [Heinrich IV King of Germany granted “castrum Arunciacum...in pago...Ochtlanden in comitatu Tirensi et villam Faverni et Salam” [Arconciel/Ergenzach in Oechtland in the county of Tirens] to “Cononi comiti” by charter dated 1082[264].  It is not certain that this charter refers to Kuno Graf von Oltingen.  However, the properties granted appear to have been in the area of Oltingen and no other Graf Kuno/Konrad has been identified in that vicinity.]  The  cartulary of Notre-Dame de Lausanne records that "Cononi comiti de Oltudenges" brother of "Borcardus Lausannensis episcopus…filius comitis Bucconis de Oltudenges" donated "curias de Resuldens et de Losnozro" to Lausanne cathedral[265]m --- [de Luxembourg, daughter of GISELBERT Comte de Luxembourg & his wife ---].  Her parentage and marriage are indicated by the charter dated 1088 under which her daughter "Regina ex prosapia non obscura…comitis Cononis filia qui frater extit Conraldi viri…in itinere Jerosolimitano defuncti, generi nimirum comitis Pictaviensis" donated property to the abbey of Marcigny-sur-Loire for the foundation of the priory of Aiwaille[266].  Fabri identifies "Conradi" as Conrad Comte de Luxembourg, suggesting that "frater" should be interpreted to indicate brother-in-law[267].  If the speculation relating to the two possible marriages of Giselbert´s wife is correct as suggested in the document LUXEMBOURG, “frater” could indicate uterine brother, in which case Kuno´s wife may have been the full sister of Hermann [anti] King of Germany.  Graf Kuno & his wife had [two] children: 

i)          REGINA [Kuniza] (-after 12 Apr 1107).  "Regina ex prosapia non obscura…comitis Cononis filia qui frater extit Conraldi viri…in itinere Jerosolimitano defuncti, generi nimirum comitis Pictaviensis" donated property to the abbey of Marcigny-sur-Loire where she was about to become a nun, for the foundation of the priory of Aiwaille, by charter dated 1088, which states that "me maritalis jugi sarcina exoneravit" suggesting an amicable separation from her husband[268].  The charter dated 1095 under which "Guillelmus comes" donated property to Marcigny-sur-Loire names "mater mea Cuniza Cononis filia"[269].  She is named "mater mea Regina" in her son's 1107 charter which also names her father "avi ac nutritoris mei Cononis comitis"[270].  In a charter dated 1139, "Albero…Leodiensium episcopus" notes a donation of property to the abbey of Marcigny-sur-Loire by "domna Ermensendis comitissa de Musalt, quæ uxor extitit…comitis Alberici" on the suggestion of "quadam nobili et religiosa fœmina nomine Regina, sibi enim consanguinea"[271], the original donation presumably being dated before [1109] when Ermesinde married her second husband.  It is likely that "Regina" in this charter was Regina von Oltingen, whose mother was first cousin to Ermesinde.  m (before [1085], separated) RENAUD II Comte Palatin de Bourgogne, son of GUILLAUME I "le Grand" Comte Palatin de Bourgogne & his wife Etiennette --- (-[Palestine 1097 or Summer 1101]). 

ii)         [daughter .  The name and origin of the wife of Pierre Seigneur de Glane are not known.  However, a charter dated 1170, which records the division of revenue for Hauterive abbey, records that "Petrus dominus de Glane" had "quatuor filias…una…Emma…", adding that Emma was "mater Vldrici domini de Arconciei"[272].  It is assumed that this document means that Emma was heiress of Arconciel, which she brought to the family of the comtes de Neuchâtel.  Heinrich IV King of Germany granted “castrum Arunciacum...in pago...Ochtlanden in comitatu Tirensi et villam Faverni et Salam” {Arconciel/Ergenzach in Oechtland in the county of Tirens} to “Cononi comiti” by charter dated 1082[273].  As is noted above, “Cononi comiti” has not definitely been identified as Kuno Graf von Oltingen.  However, if this co-identity is correct, it is reasonable to suppose that Kuno granted Arconciel to his daughter on her marriage.  It is interesting to note that Pierre Seigneur de Glane was killed during the same incident with Guillaume III Comte de Palatin de Bourgogne who, if this suggested marriage is correct, would have been the great-nephew of Pierre´s wife, the son of her presumably older sister Regina.  m PIERRE Seigneur de Glane, son of --- (-killed Payerne Abbey 9 Feb or 1 Mar 1127, bur Cluniac priory Nirves).] 

b)         BURCHARD (-killed in battle Gleichen 24 Dec 1089).  Bishop of Lausanne 1057.  Imperial chancellor for Italy 1079.  The Gesta Episcoporum Lausannensium records the death "in vigilia natalis Domini 1089" of "Borcardus Lausannensis episcopus", recording that he was "filius comitis Bucconis de Oltudengas"[274].  The cartulary of Notre-Dame de Lausanne records the death "in vigilia natalis domini" of "Borcardus Lausannensis episcopus…filius comitis Bucconis de Oltudenges", killed "in Saxonia cum domino Henrico imperatore"[275]m ---.  The  cartulary of Notre-Dame de Lausanne records that "Borcardus Lausannensis episcopus…filius comitis Bucconis de Oltudenges" had "uxorem legitimam" who founded "capellam beati Nycholai…et ecclesiam sancti Petri de Martens apud Curtiliam" and donated "terram de Avernie" to Lausanne cathedral[276]

 

 

It is not known whether the following family was related to the preceding family of Grafen von Oltingen. 

 

1.         KUNOHerr von Oltingenm ---.  The name of Kuno´s wife is not known.  Kuno & his wife had one child: 

a)         KUNO (-before 1225).  “Cono filius domini Cononis de Otoldenges” donated “decime de Tribus Vallibus, quam Humbertus de Fruentia dederat” to Hauterive, with the consent of “uxor predicti Cononis in castro de Otholdenges”, by charter dated to [1175/1200][277]m ADELAIDE de Scey, daughter of --- (-after 1225).  “Cono filius domini Cononis de Otoldenges” donated “decime de Tribus Vallibus, quam Humbertus de Fruentia dederat” to Hauterive, with the consent of “uxor predicti Cononis in castro de Otholdenges”, by charter dated to [1175/1200][278].  “Adilhadis de Cieis...uxor quondam Cononis de Oltingin militis” donated property to the Teutonic Knights at Fräschels by charter dated 1225, witnessed by “Gottefridus miles de Oltingin...[279]

 

2.         GOTTFRIED von Oltingen (-after 26 Jul 1231).  “Adilhadis de Cieis...uxor quondam Cononis de Oltingin militis” donated property to the Teutonic Knights at Fräschels by charter dated 1225, witnessed by “Gottefridus miles de Oltingin...[280].  “Gottefridus de Oltingen et filii sui” donated property to Lausanne Cathedral by charter dated 26 Jul 1231[281]

 

 

 

I.        GRAFEN von RHEINFELDEN

 

 

According to Haverkamp, the family of the Grafen von Rheinfelden were Burgundian nobles[282], but any Burgundian ancestry has not been traced.  The old town of Rheinfelden is located on the left bank of the river Rhine in the present-day Swiss canton of Aargau, east of Basel. 

 

 

1.         [--- von Rheinfelden .  This person is recorded only in the unreliable Genealogia Welforum which is quoted below.  Any connection with the Zähringen family has not been traced.  The word “parenti” could indicate a remote family relationship.  m [JUDITH, daughter of KONRAD Duke of Swabia & his wife Richlind --- ([970/97]-).  The Genealogia Welforum refers to the four daughters of "Chuno comes [et] filia Ottonis Magni imperatoris", specifying that the second (unnamed) married "cuidam de Rinvelden parenti Zaringorum"[283].  The Historia Welforum refers to the four daughters of "Couno comes" and "filia Ottonis magnis imperatoris…Richlint", specifying that they married "una Roudolfo isti [=Welforum], alia cuidam de Rinveldin, parenti Zaringiorum, tercia regie Rugiorum, quarta comiti de Diezon"[284].  As noted above, these two sources are unreliable in their recording of the sons of Konrad I Duke of Swabia, so should not be assumed to be any more precise in recording his daughter.]

 

 

[Two] siblings: 

1.         KUNO .  Graf before 1034.  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[285], he was the stepbrother of Ida, wife of Graf Ratbod, ancestor of the Grafen von Habsburg.  This is presumably based on a Habsburg genealogy which records that "Theodricus dux Lotharingorum et Chono comes de Rinfelden" were brothers and that "horum soror Ita comitissa de Habspurg" restored the monastery of Muri[286].  The identity of "Theodricus dux Lotharingorum" in this text is confused as the passage also records that he was father of "Gerhardum ducem", who in turn was father of "Gerhardum de Egisheim, patrem Uodelrici et Sthephani".  The question remains whether Ida, wife of Ratbod, could have been related to Kuno von Rheinfelden.  m ---.  The name of Kuno's wife is not known.  Graf Kuno & his wife had three children: 

a)         RUDOLF von Rheinfelden (-killed in battle near Hohenmölsen near Merseburg [15/16] Oct 1080, bur Merseburg cathedral).  A Habsburg genealogy records "Chono comes de Rinfelden" was father of "Rudolfum regem"[287].  He was installed as Duke of Swabia in 1057.  He was elected as RUDOLF King of Germany in 1077. 

-        see below

b)         ADALBERO (-6 Aug 1070).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Monk at St Gallen.  Bishop of Worms 1066. 

c)         daughter .  Her parentage is confirmed by the Chronicon Ebersheimense which names "Adelgaudum abbatem…filius Iudite, filia sororis Ruodolfi [dux Alemannorum]" when recording that Emperor Heinrich expelled him from the abbey[288]m ---.  One child: 

i)          JUDITH .  Her parentage is confirmed by the Chronicon Ebersheimense which names "Adelgaudum abbatem…filius Iudite, filia sororis Ruodolfi [dux Alemannorum]" when recording that Emperor Heinrich expelled him from the abbey[289]m ---.  One child: 

(a)       ADELGAUD .  The Chronicon Ebersheimense names "Adelgaudum abbatem…filius Iudite, filia sororis Ruodolfi [dux Alemannorum]" when recording that Emperor Heinrich expelled him from the abbey[290].  Abbot of Ebersteinmünster. 

2.         [ADELHEID (-7 Dec after 1057, bur Alsleben).  The Annales Stadenses name "Adelheithim amitam Rodolfi [von Rheinfelden]" as wife of "comitem Luderum"[291].  Other parts of these Annales appear unreliable and this statement should be treated with caution until corroborated by another source.  The word “amita”, if used in its strict sense, would indicate paternal aunt, but it has been observed that the terms patruus/avunculus/amita/matertera are sometimes used indiscriminately in medieval sources to indicate relationships on either the paternal or maternal side of a family.  m ([1025]) LOTHAR-UDO von Stade, son of SIEGFRIED II Graf von Stade & his wife Adela von Alsleben (after 994-7 Nov 1057).  He succeeded in 1037 as LOTHAR-UDO II Graf von Stade, and in 1056 as LOTHAR-UDO I Markgraf der Nordmark.] 

 

 

RUDOLF von Rheinfelden, son of Graf KUNO & his wife --- (-killed in battle near Hohenmölsen near Merseburg [15/16] Oct 1080, bur Merseburg cathedral).  A Habsburg genealogy records "Chono comes de Rinfelden" was father of "Rudolfum regem"[292].  He was installed as Duke of Swabia in 1057 by Agnes de Poitou, widow of Emperor Heinrich III[293].  He became rector of Burgundy, entrusted with the administration of the kingdom, in 1060[294].  He introduced the stricter monastic rules from Fruttuaria[295] into the monastery of St Blasien in 1072.  He was one of the nobles opposed to his brother-in-law King Heinrich IV.  He was elected as RUDOLF King of Germany at Forcheim in Feb 1077 by the German nobility who were affronted by Pope Gregory VI's withdrawal of the order of excommunication against King Heinrich[296].  The Pope remained neutral, but after the king's defeat near Flarcheim on the Unstrut 27 Jan 1080, he renewed the excommunication of the king and impliedly declared support for Rudolf as anti-king by granting remission to the sins of Rudolf's supporters[297].  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1080 Id Oct" of "Roudolfus rex", and his burial "apud Merseburc"[298].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "XVII Kal Nov" of "Ruodolfus rex"[299].  The identification of this entry with Rudolf von Rheinfelden is rendered more probable by another entry referring to his daughter Agnes as "filia Ruodolfi regis de Arle". 

m firstly (1059) MATHILDE of Germany, daughter of Emperor HEINRICH III King of Germany & his second wife Agnès de Poitou (1045-12 May 1060).  The Annales of Berthold record the marriage in 1059 of "Roudolfus Alemmanorum dux" and "Mahthildam, Heinrici regis sororem" and the death in 1060 of "Mahthilt soror regis"[300].  The Annales Sancti Blasii record the marriage in 1059 of "Roudolfus dux" and "Mahtildam regis sororem" and the death of "Mahtilt uxor Roudolfi ducis" in 1060[301]

m secondly ([1061/62]) ADELAIDE de Savoie, daughter of ODDON Comte de Chablais, Marchese di Susa & his wife Adelaida Marchesa di Susa ([1052/53]-[Schloß Twiel] early 1079, bur St Blasius).  The Annales of Berthold, which record the death in 1079 of "uxor…regis Roudolfi…Adelheit, filia Adelheidæ marchionissæ, soror Berhtæ reginæ uxoris Heinrici", prove that she was the daughter of Adelaida di Susa[302].  Her daughter Adelheid is named with "progenitoribus Rodolfo…rege et Adelheida…regina matertera Heinrici quarti inperatoris" in a charter dated [1079/10 Oct 1086][303]Europäische Stammtafeln[304] shows Adelaide's birth date as "after 1052", presumably based on the likelihood that she was born after her sister Berthe as Heinrich IV King of Germany would no doubt have married the older daughter.  Concerning her marriage date, it is likely that the marriage took place after the marriage of her older sister.  She is named "Adalheid coniux Ruodulfi ducis" in the Annales Weissemburgenses, which records that she was accused of being unchaste, was repudiated by her husband two years later, and found asylum at the court of Pope Alexander[305].  The Annales of Berthold record that "rex…Roudolfus…uxor" was "in partes Burgundiæ a Turego divertens", suffering "iniurias" in "quodam castello suo"[306].  The wife of "Rudolfus rex de Arle" is named "Adelheidis" in a list of founders of the monastery of St Peter in Schwarzwald[307].  The Annales Sancti Blasii record the death in 1079 of "Adelheit uxor Roudolfi regis" and her burial "apud Sanctum Blasium"[308].  The Annales of Berthold record the death in 1079 of "uxor…regis Roudolfi…Adelheit, filia Adelheidæ marchionissæ, soror Berhtæ reginæ uxoris Heinrici" and her burial "ad monasterium Sancti Blasii"[309].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[310], Adelaide married firstly Guigues Comte d'Albon.  Another table in Europäische Stammtafeln[311] shows the first wife of Guigues Comte d'Albon as "Adelais (von Turin)" and their son Guigues II Comte d'Albon as co-heir of Adelaida Marchese di Susa in 1091.  The basis for this alleged first marriage has not been found but it is unlikely to be correct considering Adelaide's likely birth date. 

Rudolf & his second wife had six children: 

1.         ADELHEID von Rheinfelden ([1063/65]-3 May 1090, bur St Blasius).  "Filia eorum Adilheida regina que nupsit regi Ungariorum" and "progenitoribus Rodolfo…rege et Adelheida…regina matertera Heinrici quarti inperatoris" are named in a donation to Sankt-Blasien by charter dated [1079/10 Oct 1086] which also names "cuius filius [Rodolfo et Adelheida] Bertholfus…dux frater regine nostre…cum fratre suo Ottone"[312].  Her birth date is estimated from the estimated birth date range of her supposed daughter Piroska (although, as noted below, there is doubt concerning Piroska's parentage).  Given her likely birth date, Adelheid must have been her parents' oldest child.  The Chronicon of Bernold records that "soror quoque præfati ducis [Berthaldus dux Alemanniæ, filius Roudolfi regis] regina Ungarorum" died in the same month and year as her brother[313].  The name of her husband is not stated in any of the contemporary sources so far identified.  However, King László appears to be the most likely possibility: considering Adelheid's estimated birth date, her husband is unlikely to have been King Géza, whose death is recorded in 1077, and King Géza's son Kálmán did not succeeded until 1095, after the recorded date of Adelheid's death as "regina Ungarorum".  This supposition is confirmed by the charter dated 1201 under which Imre King of Hungary restored "prædio…Merena", donated by "regina Adulheyth, uxor…bonæ memoriæ regis Ladislai", to "ecclesiæ beati Michaëlis de Vesprimio"[314].  Her father was the candidate for the German throne supported by the Pope, this marriage being arranged by King László as part of his policy of seeking Papal support[315].  The necrology of Seeon records the death "V Non May" of "Adelheit regina Ungariorum"[316]m (1077) LÁSZLÓ I King of Hungary, son of BÉLA I King of Hungary & his wife [Ryksa] of Poland (in Poland [1046/50]-Nitra 20 Jun 1095, bur Somogyvár, transferred 1192 to Nagyvárad Cathedral). 

2.         BERTHOLD (-18 May 1090, bur St Blasius).  He was appointed BERTHOLD I Duke of Swabia in 1079 in succession to his father, in opposition to Heinrich IV King of Germany who appointed Friedrich von Staufen to the Swabian duchy.  The Chronicon of Bernold records that "Bertaldi ducis, filii regis Roudolfi" was besieged by supporters of King Heinrich in 1084[317].  The Annales Rosenveldenses records the death in 1090 of "Bertolfus dux filius Rudolfi"[318].  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death in "1090…Maio mense" of "Bertholdus dux Alemanniæ, filius Roudolfi regis"[319].  The necrology of Schaffhausen records the death "XV Kal Jun" of "Bertaldus dux Alemannia"[320]

3.         AGNES von Rheinfelden (-19 Dec 1111).  The Gesta Friderici of Otto of Freising records that "Berhtolfus de castro Zaringen" married "Radolfi filia" but does not name her[321].  The Annales of Berthold record the marriage in 1079 of "Berhtoldus marchio, ducis Berhtoldi filius, adolescens" and "Agnetem, Roudolfi regis filiam"[322].  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Agnes filia regis Rudolfi Arulacensis" wife of "Berchtoldus", specifying that she was buried with her husband at St Peter in 1111[323].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "XIV Kal Jan" of "Agnes uxor ducis Berchtoldi et filia Ruodolfi regis de Arle"[324].  [Betrothed (1077, contract broken) to HERMANN Pfalzgraf von Lotharingen, son of HEINRICH "Furiosus" Pfalzgraf von Lothringen [Ezzonen] & his wife Mathilde of Lotharingia (-20 Sep 1085).  The Annales of Berthold name "Herimannus comes Palatinus, qui gener regis Roudolfi futurus erat" in 1077[325].  It is assumed that this passage indicates that Pfalzgraf Hermann was betrothed to one of the daughters of Rudolf von Rheinfelden, although no other reference to this fact has been found.  If this is correct, the daughter was presumably Agnes as Adelheid was already married in 1077.]  m ([1077/79]) BERTHOLD, son of BERTHOLD I [von Zähringen] Duke of Carinthia & his first wife Richwara of Swabia [Babenberg] ([1050]-12 Apr 1111, bur St Peter in Schwarzwald).  He was installed as BERTHOLD II Duke of Swabia in 1092 by Emperor Heinrich IV.  He renounced his claims to Swabia in favour of Friedrich I von Staufen, although he retained the title of Duke[326].  Herzog von Zähringen 1100. 

4.         BERTHA von Rheinfelden (-20 Jan after 1128, bur Mehrerau).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "comes Oudalricus…Brigantium", records his betrothal to "filiam Wernheri comitis de Habichisburc" but states that he "concubit latenter cum Berhta filia Ruodolfi regis"[327].  Gräfin von Kellmunz.  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Bertha relicta Oudalrici" and "filiorum suorum Roudolfi et Oudalrici" recording their donation after her husband died[328].  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "XIII Kal Feb" of "Bertha com"[329]m (before 1077) ULRICH [X] Graf von Bregenz, son of ULRICH [IX] Graf von Bregenz & his wife --- (-[28/29] Oct [1097], bur Mehrerau). 

5.         OTTO von Rheinfelden (-young, bur St Blasius).  "Filia eorum Adilheida regina que nupsit regi Ungariorum" and "progenitoribus Rodolfo…rege et Adelheida…regina matertera Heinrici quarti inperatoris" are named in a donation to Sankt-Blasien by charter dated [1079/10 Oct 1086] which also names "cuius filius [Rodolfo et Adelheida] Bertholfus…dux frater regine nostre…cum fratre suo Ottone"[330]

6.         BRUNO von Rheinfelden .  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Monk at Hirsau.  Abbot of Ussenhofen am Scheyern. 

 

 

 

J.      GRAFEN von SOGREN

 

 

The county of Sogren (Soihières or Soybières in French) was located on the river Birse, near Bern.  It was also referred to in primary sources as Seedorf.  The county appears to have been short-lived as references are limited to the mid-12th century.  It was inherited by the Grafen von Thierstein. 

 

 

1.         --- .  m KUNIZA, daughter of --- (-after 1131).  "Udelardus comes…de Seedorf et uxor mea Adelheid" founded the monastery of Erlach, with the consent of "matre mea Chunza", by charter dated 1131[331].  One child: 

a)         UDELHARD (-after 1146).  Graf von Sogren.  "Udelardus comes…de Seedorf et uxor mea Adelheid" [Seedorf, or Sogren/Soihières, on the river Birse, near Bern] founded the monastery of Erlach, with the consent of "matre mea Chunza", by charter dated 1131[332]m ADELHEID, daughter of --- (-after 1170).  "Udelardus comes…de Seedorf et uxor mea Adelheid" [Seedorf, or Sogren/Soihières, on the river Birse, near Bern] founded the monastery of Erlach, with the consent of "matre mea Chunza", by charter dated 1131[333].  "Comitissa Adeleidis uxor…comitis Odelardi" confirmed the donation by "prædictus vir eius comes Ovdelardus" to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "duæ filiæ sæpe dicti comitis Berhta et Agnesa…Radulfus comes prædictæ Berhtæ filius", by charter dated to [1170][334].  Udelhard & his wife had two children: 

i)          BERTA (-after [1180]).  "Comitissa Adeleidis uxor…comitis Odelardi" confirmed the donation by "prædictus vir eius comes Ovdelardus" to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "duæ filiæ sæpe dicti comitis Berhta et Agnesa…Radulfus comes prædictæ Berhtæ filius", by charter dated to [1170][335]m --- Graf von Thierstein, son of ---. 

ii)         AGNES .  "Comitissa Adeleidis uxor…comitis Odelardi" confirmed the donation by "prædictus vir eius comes Ovdelardus" to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "duæ filiæ sæpe dicti comitis Berhta et Agnesa…Radulfus comes prædictæ Berhtæ filius", by charter dated to [1170][336].  [m ([after 1170]) --- de Ferrette, son of --- & his wife ---.] 

 

 

 

K.      GRAFEN von THIERSTEIN

 

 

Thierstein was located near Frick, south-west of Rheinfelden in the present-day Swiss canton of Aargau. 

 

 

1.         RUDOLF [II] von Thierstein (-after 1114)Graf von Thierstein.  Graf von Homberg 1102/1108, Graf von Frick 1114.  m ITA von Habsburg, daughter of WERNER Graf [von Habsburg] & his wife Reginlint ---.  A Habsburg genealogy names "Ottonem et Itam de Tierstein" as the children of "Wernherum comitem", and names "Wernherum et Rudolfum de Habspurg" as children of "Ita de Tierstein sive Homberg"[337].  1125. 

 

2.         WERNER [I] von Thierstein (-after 1154)Graf von Thierstein und Homberg.  m --- von Zollern, daughter of [FRIEDRICH [I] Graf von Zollern & his wife Udalhild [von Urach].  A 13th century genealogy refers to the two daughters of "Burchardus comes de Zolre" as "matrem palentini de Tuwig et alteram [uxorem] Werenherus comes"[338].  From a chronological point of view, it appears unlikely that the wife of Graf Werner was the daughter of Burchard.  It is more probable that she was his sister.  Werner & his wife had two children: 

a)         WERNER [II] von Thierstein (-after 1185).  A 13th century genealogy names (in order) "Werenherum comitum et Itam" as children of "Werinhero comiti" & his wife "[filiam Burchardi comitis de Zolre]", specifying that Ita married firstly "Dyetalmo de Tokkenburch" (whose son was "Dyetalmum") and secondly "Gotfrido de Mar"[339]Graf von Thierstein und Homberg. 

b)         ITA von Thierstein (-19 Aug [1200]).  A 13th century genealogy names (in order) "Werenherum comitum et Itam" as children of "Werinhero comiti" & his wife "[filiam Burchardi comitis de Zolre]", specifying that Ita married firstly "Dyetalmo de Tokkenburch" (whose son was "Dyetalmum") and secondly "Gotfrido de Mar"[340]m firstly DIETHELM [III] von Toggenburg, son of DIETHELM [II] von Toggenburg & his wife Irmengard von Nellenburg (-after 1176).  m secondly GOTTFRIED Graf von Marstetten, son of ---. 

 

 

1.         --- von Thierstein (-before [1180])Graf von Thiersteinm BERTHA von Sogren, daughter of UDALHARD Graf von Sogren & his wife Adelheid --- (-after [1180]).  “Comitissa Adelaidis uxor...comitis Udelhardi” confirmed the foundation of Frienisperg monastery, with the support of “duæ filiæ sepedicti comitis Bertha et Agnesa...Radulphus comes prædictæ Berthæ filius”, by charter dated to [1180][341].  [Two] children: 

a)         RUDOLF [IV] von Thierstein (-after [1230]).  Graf von Thierstein.  “Comitissa Adelaidis uxor...comitis Udelhardi” confirmed the foundation of Frienisperg monastery, with the support of “duæ filiæ sepedicti comitis Bertha et Agnesa...Radulphus comes prædictæ Berthæ filius”, by charter dated to [1180][342].  "Rudolfus et filius meus Adelbertus…comites de Habespurch" confirmed donations to Kloster Kreuzlingen by charter dated 1198, witnessed by "Rudolfus comes de Tierstein…"[343].  "Comes Ruodolfus de Thierstein" donated property to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "filius eius Rudolfus…uxore eius Keppa, cum filiis et filiabus eorum,…uxore filii Sophia", by charter dated 1208[344].  A charter dated 1212 records the settlement of a dispute between “Ruodolfo comite de Thierstein et Rudolfo filio suo” and the abbot of Beinweil regarding their respective rights, arbitrated by "domini B. ducis Zeringerie"[345].  A charter dated to [1212] records that "R. comes de Sogron", leaving on Crusade, confirmed donations to the abbey of Lucelle donated property to the abbey of Frienisberg[346].  "R. comitem de Thiresten" reached agreement with the abbey of Frienisberg relating to certain property by charter dated to [1230], witnessed by "…R. comes Novi castri…"[347].  Quiquerez publishes a French translation of a deathbed confession of “Ulric comte de Ferrette” dated 31 Jan 1285 which states that “le meurtrier de notre père Frédéric n´est point notre frère Louis que nous avons accusé injustement et exclu de sa succession...mais nous Ulric” requesting absolution for this killing and that of “Rodolphe comte de Sogren[348]m KEPA, daughter of ---.  "Comes Ruodolfus de Thierstein" donated property to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "filius eius Rudolfus…uxore eius Keppa, cum filiis et filiabus eorum,…uxore filii Sophia", by charter dated 1208[349].  Rudolf [IV] & his wife had children: 

i)          RUDOLF [V] .  "Comes Ruodolfus de Thierstein" donated property to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "filius eius Rudolfus…uxore eius Keppa, cum filiis et filiabus eorum,…uxore filii Sophia", by charter dated 1208[350].  A charter dated 1212 records the settlement of a dispute between “Ruodolfo comite de Thierstein et Rudolfo filio suo” and the abbot of Beinweil regarding their respective rights, arbitrated by "domini B. ducis Zeringerie"[351]m SOPHIE, daughter of ---.  "Comes Ruodolfus de Thierstein" donated property to the abbey of Frienisberg, with the consent of "filius eius Rudolfus…uxore eius Keppa, cum filiis et filiabus eorum,…uxore filii Sophia", by charter dated 1208[352]

b)         [--- von Thierstein .  The existence of this person is entirely speculative.  Quiquerez suggests that a marriage between one of the heiresses of the Sogren family and a member of the Ferrette family best explains how the latter acquired possession of “[le] château de Sogren, de l´avouerie du Sornegau...[et] de celle de Grandval[353].  He suggests that this co-heiress was Agnes von Sogren, sister of Berta von Sogren who was the mother of Rudolf [IV] Graf von Thierstein.  However, as explained in more detail in the document ALSACE, a possible sister of Graf Rudolf [IV] is just as likely a candidate, assuming that the marriage took place at all (there is no direct proof that it did).  m ([after 1170]) --- de Ferrette, son of --- & his wife ---.] 

 

 

Three brothers: 

1.         RUDOLF [VI] von Thierstein (-27 Aug 1318, bur Basel Cathedral).  Graf von Thierstein.  “Rudolf graff von Tierstein herr zu Sedorff...Beatrix greffin unser Eefrovwen” sold property to Kloster Frienisberg, with the consent of “Symons und Heinrichs unser brüdern”, by charter dated 27 Oct 1267[354].  The necrology of Basel records the death "VI Kal Sep" in 1318 of "Rud de Tyerstein comes palatinus" and his burial "in ecclesia Basiliensi iuxta altare, quod fundavit dominus Rud. de Tyerstein canonicus Argentinensis filius filii predicti palatini"[355]m BEATRIX, daughter of ---.  “Rudolf graff von Tierstein herr zu Sedorff...Beatrix greffin unser Eefrovwen” sold property to Kloster Frienisberg, with the consent of “Symons und Heinrichs unser brüdern”, by charter dated 27 Oct 1267[356]

2.         SIGMUND von Thierstein (-4 May 1326, bur Basel Cathedral).  “Rudolf graff von Tierstein herr zu Sedorff...Beatrix greffin unser Eefrovwen” sold property to Kloster Frienisberg, with the consent of “Symons und Heinrichs unser brüdern”, by charter dated 27 Oct 1267[357]Graf von Thierstein.  The necrology of Basel records the death "IV Non Mai" in 1326 of "Symon comes miles dominus de Tyerstein" and his burial "in capella prope vetus campanile"[358]

3.         HEINRICH von Thierstein .  “Rudolf graff von Tierstein herr zu Sedorff...Beatrix greffin unser Eefrovwen” sold property to Kloster Frienisberg, with the consent of “Symons und Heinrichs unser brüdern”, by charter dated 27 Oct 1267[359]

 

 

 

 

Chapter 2.    GRAFEN im ZÜRICHGAU

 

 

A.      GRAFEN im ZÜRICHGAU

 

 

Zurichgau, with the town of Zurich in its northern part, lay east of Aargau. 

 

His name suggest that Gerold [IV] was closely related to the family of Graf Gerold [I] & his wife Imma (see Chapter 3.A). 

 

 

1.         GEROLD [IV] (-after 852).  A charter dated 8 Feb 838 recording a donation to St Gallen is dated to "sub Keroldo comite"[360].  "Engilperti atque Cundperti diaconi ac nepotis sui" donated property "in pago Rotagewe in villa…Skefouua" to "Monasterium Maninseo" by charter dated 852 witnessed by "Kerolt comes, Kerolt filius eius"[361]

 

2.         GEROLD [V] (-after 21 Mar 890).  Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks donated property to Kloster St Gallen which had been taken by "Geroldus comes et potestati Zurigaugensis comitatus", by charter dated 26 Feb 875[362].  A charter of Emperor Karl III dated 17 Nov 887 relating to the restoration of Kloster Reichenau names "comes…Keroldus…cum coniuge nostra Hilthigarda"[363], it being assumed that the latter is an error for "coniuge sua".  "Arnolfus…rex" granted property "in pago pago Quinzingouue in comitatu Hunolfi" to Kloster St Emmeran by charter dated 21 Mar 890 which names "Engildeo comes, Odalrich comes, Meginhart comes, Chunipercht comes, Kerolt comes, Rumolt comes, Geio comes"[364]m HILTIGARDE, daughter of ---.  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. 

 

 

1.         ADALGOZ (-after 899).  Graf im Zürichgau 893/899.  “Reginlind” donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 899 which names “Adalcozzum comitem[365]

 

2.         EBERHARD [I] .  Graf im Zürichgau 27 Jan 889.  m GISELA, daughter of --- .  911.  The Annales Alamannicorum record that "Gisle…socrui Purchardi iunioris" donated all her property to St Peter's in 911[366].  Graf Eberhard [I] & his wife had one child: 

a)         [REGINLIND ([885/90]-Insel Ufenau 958 after 29 Apr).  Reginlind's mother´s identity is confirmed by the reference noted above, but direct proof that Graf Eberhard [I] was her father has not yet been found.  Regino records that "viduam Burchardi" married "Herimanno"[367].  The Liber Anniversariorum of Einsiedeln records in Aug the donation of "Stevegeia, Kaltbrunnen et Lindowa" by "domina Regelinda cum filio suo Burcardo duce"[368].  "Otto…rex" granted property "in pago Zuriggaui in comitatu Liudonis commitis" to "Erig" at the request of "Regilinde…comitisse" by charter dated 10 Mar 952[369].  "Otto…rex" donated property "in pago Engrisgouue in comitatu Uualtbrahtti in loco…Uuidhergis" to "matrone fidelique nostre Reginlind" at the request of "Burghardi ducis" by charter dated 29 Apr 958[370]m firstly (before 911) BURKHARD [II], son of BURKHARD [I] Marchio in Rätien [Duke of Swabia] & his wife --- (-murdered Novara 28/29 Apr 926).  He was installed as BURKHARD II Duke of Swabia in 917.  m secondly HERMANN I Duke of Swabia, son of GEBHARD Graf im oberen Rheingau [Konradiner] & his wife Hidda --- (-10 Dec 949, bur Reichenau Island).] 

 

3.         EBERHARD [II] (-[before 958]).  Graf. 

 

4.         GOTTFRIED [I] (-968 or after).  Graf im Gau Schwerza 966: "Otto…imperator augustus" donated property "in pago Bibligouue in comitatu Anshelmi in villa Chupinga" to the bishopric of Chur in exchange for property "predii…Adalberto filio Liutuuardi…in pago Suerzza in comitatu Gotefridi in villa Alemuntinga" by charter dated 22 Apr 966[371].  Graf im Zürichgau 968.    

 

5.         LIUTO (-after 16 May 960).  "Otto…rex" granted property "in pago Zuriggaui in comitatu Liudonis commitis" to "Erig" at the request of "Regilinde…comitisse" by charter dated 10 Mar 952[372].  "Otto…rex" granted the church at Pfeffikon "in ducatu Alemaniæ in pago Zurichgeuua in comitatu Luitonis comitis…et in provincia Rhætiæ Curiensis in comitatu Adalberti comitis in villa Amadeo" to the monks of Disentis by charter dated 16 May 960[373]

 

6.         EBERHARD [III] .  Graf im Thurgau 957/971.  m --- .  The name of Eberhard's wife is not known.  Graf Eberhard [III] & his wife had one child:

a)         LIUTGARD .  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  m LANDOLT [Lancelin] Graf von Altenburg, son of GUNTRAM "der Reiche" Graf im Breisgau & his wife --- (-991). 

 

7.         BURKHARD [I] .  Turegiensis castri advocatus 955.  Graf im Zürichgau 963/965.  "Otto…imperator augustus" granted property "in pago Thureguoe in comitatu Burchardi comitis" to "Kloster Disentis in pago Curiorum in comitatu Adelberti comitis" by charter dated 12 Apr 965[374]

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von NELLENBURG

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         MANEGOLD (-1 May 991, bur Quedlinburg Cathedral).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, Manegold was the possible son of Burkhard [I] Graf im Zürichgau[375].  "Otto…rex" gave property "in loco Badon…in pago Ufgouue…comitatu Cuonradi comitis" to "Managoldo comiti" by charter dated 27 Aug 987[376]m ---.  The name of Manegold's wife is not known.  Graf Manegold & his wife had [two] children: 

a)         [son .  patruus of Graf Eberhard [IV][377]m ---.  The name of ---'s wife is not known.  --- & his wife had one child:] 

i)          [LIUTGARD] .  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  m BEZZELIN von Villingen Graf in der Ortenau, son of LANDOLT & his wife Bertha --- (-15 Jul [1024]). 

b)         [EBERHARD [IV] (-[1030/34]).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, Manegold was the possible father of Graf Eberhard [IV], Vogt of Kloster Einsiedeln and ancestor of the Grafen von Nellenburg[378].  This is certainly indicated by the charter dated 11 Mar 992 under which "Otto…rex" donated property "Saramaresheim in pago Alsaciæ ac comitatu Eberhardi comitis " to Kloster Selz after the death of "Manegoldo comiti", Manegold having started the process before he died[379]

-        see below

2.         GOTTFRIED (-995).  Brother of Graf Manegold[380].  Monk at Einsiedeln. 

 

 

EBERHARD [IV], son of [MANEGOLD Graf im Zürichgau & his wife ---] (-[1030/34]).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, Manegold was the possible father of Graf Eberhard [IV], Vogt of Kloster Einsiedeln and ancestor of the Grafen von Nellenburg[381].  This is certainly indicated by the charter dated 11 Mar 992 under which "Otto…rex" donated property "Saramaresheim in pago Alsaciæ ac comitatu Eberhardi comitis " to Kloster Selz after the death of "Manegoldo comiti", Manegold having started the process before he died[382]

m (1009) HEDWIG, daughter of ---.  The Annales Scafhusenses record the marriage in 1009 of "Ebbo comes de Nellenburc" and "consobrinam Heinrici regis Hedewigam…de curie regis"[383].  If "consobrinam" is here used in its precise sense, Hedwig would have been the daughter of one of the sisters of Gisela, daughter of Conrad I King of Upper Burgundy.  According to the early 12th century Vita Eberhardi[384], the mother of Eberhard Graf von Nellenburg (son of Eberhard [IV] Graf im Zürichgau) was --- of Hungary, daughter of István I King of Hungary, although it is somewhat surprising that such a prominent figure as King István, in far off Hungary, would have married his daughter to someone who appears to have been an obscure Swiss count.  If Hedwig was the daughter of King István, there is a remote possibility that she was the same daughter who supposedly married Edmund ætheling, although if this is correct she would have been much older than her second husband.  She founded Kloster Pfaffenschwabenheim as a widow[385].] 

Graf Eberhard [IV] & his wife had [four] children: 

1.         BURKHARD [II] (-killed in battle Civitate 18 Jun 1053, bur Reichenau).  "Eberhardus comes filius Eberhardi quondam comitis" donated property to Reichenau, for the souls of "patris mei Eberhardi et fratrum meorum Purghardi et Manegoldi" by charter dated 1056[386]

2.         MANEGOLD (-killed in battle Falkenstein, Schwarzwald 17 Aug 1030, bur Reichenau).  The Annales Sangallenses name "Manegolt comes" in 1030[387].  "Eberhardus comes filius Eberhardi quondam comitis" donated property to Reichenau, for the souls of "patris mei Eberhardi et fratrum meorum Purghardi et Manegoldi" by charter dated 1056[388]

3.         EBERHARD (-26 Mar [1076/79]).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, Eberhard was the son of Graf Eberhard [IV], built the castle of Nellenburg before 1050 and was ancestor of the Grafen von Nellenburg[389].  Graf im Zürichgau.  "Eberhardus comes Turegie provincie" exchanged property with "Bertholdo Carinthiorum duce" by charter dated early Mar 1050, witnessed by "…Burchardus et Eberhardus et Adelbertus, filii Eberhardi comitis…"[390].  This charter is presumably misdated as Berthold did not become Duke of Carinthia until 1061, and his son Marchese in 1072.  The Annales Scafhusenses record that "Eberhardus comes de Nellinburc" founded "Scafhusensem locum" in 1052[391].  "Eberhardus comes filius Eberhardi quondam comitis" donated property to Reichenau, for the souls of "patris mei Eberhardi et fratrum meorum Purghardi et Manegoldi" by charter dated 1056[392].  "Heinricus…rex" granted property "in villa Kiricheim in pago Nechargovve in comitatu Eberhardi comitis" to "prefatus Eberhardus comes" by charter dated 22 Nov 1059[393].  "Heinricus…rex" granted property "duas villas Hochfeld et Suueichusen cum foresto Heiligenforst in comitatu Gerhardi comitis in pago Nortcowe" to "Eberhardo comiti" by charter dated 22 May 1065[394].  "Heinricus…rex" granted property "in pagis Cletgowe et Hegowe in comitatibus Gerungi et Lodawici comitis" to "comiti Eberhardo" by charter dated 1067[395]m ITA, daughter of --- (-26 Feb or 2 May after 1105).  The Historia Trevirensis names “ex Alamannorum prosapia oriundus patre Eberhardo comite, matre Ida” as parents of “Udo” Archibishop of Trier, adding that they founded “monasterii…Scafuse[396].  She became a nuun at St Agnes, Schaffhausen as shown by the charter dated 1 Mar 1080 under which her son "Comes Burchardus de castello Nellenburk" confirmed donations to "monasterium sancti Salvatoris in pago Cletgouve in villa Schafhusa super litus Reni" founded by "progenitoribus meis…Eberhardo, ex religioso comite in eodem monasterio monacho…facto, et Ita…monachicam…in cella sancte Agne in eadem villa"[397].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Non Mai" of "Ita com de Nellinburc"[398].  Graf Eberhard & his wife had [nine] children: 

a)         UDO (-killed in battle Tübingen 11 Nov 1078, bur Trier St Peter)Archbishop of Trier 1066.  The Gesta Treverorum records that "Udo Suevus nobilis" succeeded as archbishop of Trier after the death of "Cuononem"[399].  A continuator of the Gesta Treverorum records that "Uodo…ex Alamannorum prosapia oriundus" was elected at Trier in succession to Kuno, son of "patre Everhardo comite, matre Ita" who founded "cœnobii…Scafuse"[400].  The Historia Trevirensis names “ex Alamannorum prosapia oriundus patre Eberhardo comite, matre Ida” as parents of “Udo” Archibishop of Trier, adding that they founded “monasterii…Scafuse[401].  The Gesta Treverorum records the death 13 Nov 1078 and burial in "monasterio St Petri" of "domnus Cuono [error for Udo]…ex Alamannorum prosapia oriundus…patre Everhardo comite, matre Ita"[402]

b)         EKKEHARD (-24 Nov 1088).  Abbot of Reichenau 1073.  Anti-bishop of Augsburg 1088. 

c)         BURKHARD [III] (-21 Jan [1106]).  "Eberhardus comes Turegie provincie" exchanged property with "Bertholdo Carinthiorum duce" by charter dated early Mar 1050, witnessed by "…Burchardus et Eberhardus et Adelbertus, filii Eberhardi comitis…"[403].  This charter is presumably misdated as Berthold did not become Duke of Carinthia until 1061, and his son Marchese in 1072.  Graf von Nellenburg.  "Comes Burchardus de castello Nellenburk" confirmed donations to "monasterium sancti Salvatoris in pago Cletgouve in villa Schafhusa super litus Reni" founded by "progenitoribus meis…Eberhardo, ex religioso comite in eodem monasterio monacho…facto, et Ita…monachicam…in cella sancte Agne in eadem villa", by charter dated 1 Mar 1080[404].  Vogt von Allerheiligen 1080.  "Comes Burchardus de Nellenburk, monasterii sancti Salvatoris advocatus" exchanged property with "Totoni de villa…Wagenhusa" by charter dated 1083[405].  A charter dated "1086 Kal Apr" quoted in the Fundatio Monasterii S Georgii in Nigra Silva names "comes Burchart de Nellenburg"[406].  Vogt von Beuron 1092.  "Burchardus comes cum Adelberto comite advocato predicti monasterii et Theoderico fratre illius" confirmed possessions of Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated to [1100/05], confirmed by "Burchardo comiti cum nepotibus suis…"[407].  "Burchardus comes de Nellenburc" donated property "in villa..:Scafhusa predium…Hemmendal cum silva Randa" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Feb 1100, witnessed by "Berhtolfi ducis de Zaringen, Herimanni marchionis de Linthburch, Theodorici comitis de Nellenburch, Ludwici comitis de Stoffeln, Berhtolfi comitis de Marstetin…"[408]m HADEWICH, daughter of --- (-26 Feb after 1105).  "Burchardus comes et uxor eius Hadewich" donated "curtim…Hemmental cum silva…Rando" to Schaffhausen St Salvator, undated[409]

d)         EBERHARD (-killed in battle Homburg, Unstrut 6 Jun 1075).  "Eberhardus comes Turegie provincie" exchanged property with "Bertholdo Carinthiorum duce" by charter dated early Mar 1050, witnessed by "…Burchardus et Eberhardus et Adelbertus, filii Eberhardi comitis…"[410].  This charter is presumably misdated as Berthold did not become Duke of Carinthia until 1061, and his son Marchese in 1072.  The Annales Sancti Blasii record the battle in 1075 in which "Ernist marchio et Heinricus et Eberhardus de Nellenburc" were killed[411]

e)         HEINRICH (-killed in battle Homburg, Unstrut 6 Jun 1075).  The Annales Wormatienses name "domni Eberhardi de Eberstein et domni E. filii sui, comitis de Sein et domni Ottonis de Eberstein" in 1249[412]

f)          ADALBERT .  "Eberhardus comes Turegie provincie" exchanged property with "Bertholdo Carinthiorum duce" by charter dated early Mar 1050, witnessed by "…Burchardus et Eberhardus et Adelbertus, filii Eberhardi comitis…"[413].  This charter is presumably misdated as Berthold did not become Duke of Carinthia until 1061, and his son Marchese in 1072. 

g)         ADELHEID m ARNOLD Graf [von Arnstein].  1051/1053. 

h)         IRMENGARD m DIETHELM [II] von Toggenburg, son of ---.  1092/1102. 

i)          [--- .]  m ---.  Two children: 

i)          DIETRICH (-1108 or after).  "Burchardus comes cum Adelberto comite advocato predicti monasterii et Theoderico fratre illius" confirmed possessions of Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated to [1100/05], confirmed by "Burchardo comiti cum nepotibus suis…"[414]Graf von Nellenburg

-         GRAFEN von NELLENBURG

ii)         ADALBERT (-before 30 Aug 1125).  "Burchardus comes cum Adelberto comite advocato predicti monasterii et Theoderico fratre illius" confirmed possessions of Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated to [1100/05], confirmed by "Burchardo comiti cum nepotibus suis…"[415]Graf von Mörsberg [1105]. 

-         GRAFEN von MÖRSBERG

Graf Eberhard had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

j)           BERNHARD von Rissdorf .  1102/1116.  m HILTGARD, daughter of ---. 

4.         [IRMGARD .  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[416], the wife of Werner [I] was sister of "Graf Eppo a. d. H. der Gf von Nellenburg", although the primary source on which this is based has not been identified.  The Graf Eppo [Eberhard] to which this refers has not been identified, although from a chronological point of view it is likely that Irmgard was the daughter of Graf Eberhard [IV] if she was a member of this family.  m WERNER [I] Vogt von Kaufungen, son of [ADALBERT & his wife ---] (-killed in battle 23 Aug 1040). 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 3.    GRAFEN im THURGAU

 

 

A.      GRAFEN im THURGAU (UDALRICHINGER)

 

 

Thurgau was located south of Lake Constance.  It is now the name of a canton in north-east Switzerland, but it is unclear whether this is co-extensive with the medieval county of the same name. 

 

Europäische Stammtafeln records Gerold [I] as "Graf im Mittelrheingebiet", implying a Franconian origin.  However, a strong connection with Swabia is indicated by the places where his sons were recorded as counts. 

 

 

1.         GEROLD [I] (-after 1 Jul 784).  Graf im Kraichgau: "Geroldus comes et conjux mea Imma" donated property "in pago Creichgowe in villa Ziuternheim et in Odenheim" to Kloster Lorsch by charter dated 30 Jun 779[417].  "Geroldus comes" donated property "in loco…Stainbura" to Kloster Lorsch by charter dated 1 Jul 779[418].  "Geroldus et conjux mea Imma" donated property "in pago Wormat. in Eichinen et Mettenheim…" to Kloster Lorsch by charter dated 1 Jul 784[419]m IMMA, daughter of NEBE [Hnabi] Duke of Alemannia & his wife Hereswint --- (-798).  "Imma" daughter of "Nebe" is named by Thegan[420].  Her marriage is suggested by Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris which names "Hildigardam [wife of Charles I King of the Franks] quæ erat de cognatione Gotefridi ducis Alamannorum" and specifies that she was Imma's daughter[421].  "Geroldus comes et conjux mea Imma" donated property "in pago Creichgowe in villa Ziuternheim et in Odenheim" to Kloster Lorsch by charter dated 30 Jun 779[422].  "Geroldus et conjux mea Imma" donated property "in pago Wormat. in Eichinen et Mettenheim…" to Kloster Lorsch by charter dated 1 Jul 784[423].  The Annales Alamannici record the death in 798 of "Imma"[424].  Graf Gerold [I] & his wife had six children: 

a)         GEROLD [II] (-killed in battle 1 Sep 799, bur Augia).  An epitaph to “quondam comitem…Geroldum” records that “cui regina soror, Ludovici…genitrix, Hildegardis erat[425].  "Dudo" donated "Sytinga marca in pago Bertoldesbara" to the monastery of St Gallen by charter dated 11 Apr 786 subscribed by "Dirodhario comite, Geroldo comite, Birtilone comite, Bertoldo comite"[426].  "Ceroldus comes" donated property "in pago Perihtilinpara" to the monastery of St Gallen, referring to "meus infans", by charter dated 3 May 786 subscribed by "Imma genitrix, Perihtilone comite"[427].  "Cozbertus" donated property "in Peratholtipara in villa…Priari" to the monastery of St Gallen by charter dated 24 Jan 790 subscribed by "Geraldo comite"[428].  Prefect in Bavaria 796.  Benefactor of Reichenau and St Gallen.  He was killed in battle against the Avars[429].  The Annales Alamannici record that "Kerolt" was killed in 799[430].  The Annales Fuldenses record that "Geroldus Baioariæ præfectus" was killed in 799 fighting the "Hunis"[431].  Gerold is recorded as "defuerat soboles, pariterque defuit heres"[432].  The Epitaphium Geroldi Comitis records the death in battle "Sep…Kal" of "Geroldi"[433].  The Annales Laurissenses Continuatio records that "Geroldus comes Baioariæ prefectus" was killed in battle against the Avars and was buried "in Augia" in 799[434]m ---.  The name of Gerold's wife is not known.  Graf Gerold [II] & his wife had one child: 

i)          child (-after 3 May 786).  "Ceroldus comes" donated property "in pago Perihtilinpara" to the monastery of St Gallen, referring to "meus infans", by charter dated 3 May 786 subscribed by "Imma genitrix, Perihtilone comite"[435]

b)         UDALRICH [I] (-[824]).  The Gesta Karoli names "Oudalrico" as "fratri magnæ Hildigardæ"[436].  "Uodalrichi comitis" donated property "in pago Alsacinse…" to Fulda by charter dated 31 Mar 778 which names "Imma genetrix [sua]"[437].  Graf im Alpgau und Breisgau 780/81.  Graf im Hegau 787/91.  Graf im Thurgau 787.  "Ruadkerus" donated property "in inferiore Lengiuuanc et in Entingas" to the monastery of St Gallen by charter dated 26 Aug 798 "sub Odalrico comite"[438].  Graf on the north bank of Bodensee 805/17.  "Uodalrichus comis" donated property "in pago Alsacinse in villa…Heinhaim" to Fulda for the soul of "germani mei Uotoni" by charter dated 1 May 803, signed by "Vodalrichi…Beboni Geroldi Vdilrichi Ratberti cum filiis suis qui consenserunt…"[439].  The Traditiones Fuldenses record the donation of “Vdalrih comes de Alsatia” of property “in Scastolfesheim” for the soul of “Ottone fratre suo[440].  Graf in Alsace 817.  m ---.  The name of Udalrich's wife is not known.  Graf Udalrich [I] & his wife had [five] children: 

i)          BEBO (-after 1 May 803).  "Uodalrichus comis" donated property "in pago Alsacinse in villa…Heinhaim" to Fulda for the soul of "germani mei Uotoni" by charter dated 1 May 803, signed by "Vodalrichi…Beboni Geroldi Vdilrichi Ratberti cum filiis suis qui consenserunt…"[441]

ii)         GEROLD [III] (-after 826).  "Uodalrichus comis" donated property "in pago Alsacinse in villa…Heinhaim" to Fulda for the soul of "germani mei Uotoni" by charter dated 1 May 803, signed by "Vodalrichi…Beboni Geroldi Vdilrichi Ratberti cum filiis suis qui consenserunt…"[442].  Einhard names "Geroldus comes" as one of the 15 witnesses of the testament of Emperor Charlemagne dated 811[443].  Einhard's Annales name "Geroldum comitem" as imperial legate to Italy in 815[444].  Einhard's Annales name "Bertricum palatii comitem" sending "Baldricum et Geroldum comites" to fight the Avars in 826[445].  Einhard's Annales names "Bertricum palatii comitem et Baldricum et Geroldum comites" as imperial missi to "Bulgarorum regem" in 826[446]

iii)        UDALRICH [II] (-after 1 May 803).  "Uodalrichus comis" donated property "in pago Alsacinse in villa…Heinhaim" to Fulda for the soul of "germani mei Uotoni" by charter dated 1 May 803, signed by "Vodalrichi…Beboni Geroldi Vdilrichi Ratberti cum filiis suis qui consenserunt…"[447]

iv)       ROTBERT [Ruadbert/Robert] (-[817, bur Lindau]).  "Uodalrichus comis" donated property "in pago Alsacinse in villa…Heinhaim" to Fulda for the soul of "germani mei Uotoni" by charter dated 1 May 803, signed by "Vodalrichi…Beboni Geroldi Vdilrichi Ratberti cum filiis suis qui consenserunt…"[448].  Graf 806/813-814.  Graf im Thurgau 806.  Graf on the north bank of Bodensee 807/813-814.  Graf im Argengau 807.  Graf im Linzgau 813/14. 

v)        [HIDDA .  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he links with the family of Hunfried, and the Memorial book of St Gallen which lists the same persons with Robert, whom he identifies as the son of Graf Udalrich [I], deducing that "Hitta" was the wife of Hunfried [I] and sister of Robert[449]m HUNFRID [I], son of ---.  Marchese in Istria 799.  Graf in Rätien 806/808.] 

c)         UDO (-[before 798]).  “Voto” donated property “in pago Alsacinse in villa Scafolfesheim in Strazburga civitate…” to Fulda by charter dated 19 Apr 788[450].  "Uodalrichus [comes]" donated property "in pago Alsacinse in villa…Heinhain" to Fulda for the soul of "germani mei Uotoni" by charter dated 1 May 803[451].  The Traditiones Fuldenses record the donation of “Vdalrih comes de Alsatia” of property “in Scastolfesheim” for the soul of “Ottone fratre suo[452]

d)         HILDEGARD (758-Thionville, Moselle 30 Apr 783, bur Metz, église abbatiale de Saint-Arnoul).  Einhard refers to Hildegard as "de gente Suavorum"[453].  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names her "Hildigardam quæ erat de cognatione Gotefridi ducis Alamannorum" and specifies that she was the daughter of Imma[454].  The Annales Laurissenses record the death "783 pridie Kal Mai" of "Hildegardis regina" and her burial "iuxta urbem Mettensem in basilica apostolorum et beati Arnulfi"[455].  She died from the after effects of childbirth, according to the epitaph of her daughter Hildegarde[456].  Paulus Diaconus wrote an epitaph to "Hildegardis regina"[457]m (Aix-la-Chapelle 771 before 30 Apr) as his second wife, CHARLES I King of the Franks, son of PEPIN "le Bref" King of the Franks & his wife Bertrada [Berta] "au Grand Pied" (near Aix-la-Chapelle 2 Apr 748-Aix-la-Chapelle 28 Jan 814, bur Aix-la-Chapelle, Chapelle Sainte-Marie).  He was crowned CHARLES I “Charlemagne” Emperor of the Romans in 800. 

e)         ADRIAN .  "Adrianus filius Geroldi" donated property "in pago Worm. in Flannenheimire marca…" to Kloster Lorsch, for the soul of "Erbionis germani mei", by charter dated 11 Jul 793[458]same person as…?  ADRIAN (-before 10 Nov 821).  No proof has so far been found which confirms this co-identity.  However, the name Adrianus was unusual at that time which indicates that it may be correct.  m WALDRADA, daughter of --- (-after 15 Feb 824).  "Uualtrat relicta Adriani" donated property "in castello Pingi in pago Wormacense" to Fulda by charter dated 10 Nov 821 with the consent of "Votoni comitis"[459].  "Uualtrat et Voto" donated property "in pago Wormacense in castello Pingna" to Fulda by charter dated 15 Feb 824, subscribed by "Albrichi comitis"[460].  Adrianus & his wife had two children: 

i)          ODO (-after 15 Feb 824).  "Uualtrat relicta Adriani" donated property "in castello Pingi in pago Wormacense" to Fulda by charter dated 10 Nov 821 with the consent of "Votoni comitis"[461].  "Uualtrat et Voto" donated property "in pago Wormacense in castello Pingna" to Fulda by charter dated 15 Feb 824[462].  Neither of these charters states that Odo was the son of Waldrada, but this is a fair assumption.  [same person as …?  EUDES [Odo] (-killed in battle Jun 834).  Comte d´Orléans.  Levillain identifies Odo, son of Waldrada, with Eudes Comte d'Orléans[463].  This seems unlikely to be correct as the name Guillaume/Wilhelm (brother of Eudes Comte d´Orléans) does not appear at all in the Udalrichinger family.] 

[-        CAROLINGIAN NOBILITY.] 

ii)         WILTRUD .  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  "Wialdruth et Guntram" donated property "in Buosinesheim" to Kloster Lorsch for the soul of "Rutperti comitis quondam viri mei" by charter dated 19 Feb 834[464]m ([808]) ROBERT [III] Graf im Wormsgau, son of ROBERT [II] Graf im Wormsgau und Oberrheingau & his first wife Theoderata (-before 19 Feb 834).  "Karolus…augustus…imperator Romanum…rex Francorum et Langobardorum" issued a judgment by charter dated 8 Mar 812 which names "fidelibus nostri: Gerulfus, Guntlandus, Hedo, Armannus, Hamricus, Sicardus, Rotbertus comitibus…Amalricus comiti palatii nostro"[465]

f)          ERBIO (-before 11 Jul 793).  "Adrianus filius Geroldi" donated property "in pago Worm. in Flannenheimire marca…" to Kloster Lorsch, for the soul of "Erbionis germani mei", by charter dated 11 Jul 793[466]

 

 

1.         --- .  [m --- of the Franks, daughter of Emperor LOUIS I & his first wife Ermengard --- ([820/25]-).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records that "rex Francorum qui et imperator Romanorum" gave his sister in marriage to "vir nobilissimo genere decoratus", that the couple had two sons to whom their uncle gave "in Alemannia loca…Potamum et Brigantium, Ubirlingin et Buochorn, Ahihusin et Turingen atque Heistirgou, Wintirture…et in Retia Curiensi Mesouch", and that one of the sons returned to France while the other "Oudalricus" retained all the property in Alamannia[467].  The editor of the MGH SS compilation dates this source to the mid-12th century[468].  The information has not been corroborated in any earlier primary source, although it is not known what prior documentation may have been available to the compiler of the Casus.  There are several other difficulties with this marriage which suggest that the report in the Casus should be treated with caution.  If the information is accurate, it is likely that the bride was a full sister of King Charles, although if this is correct her absence from contemporary documentation is surprising.  If she had been Charles's half-sister, it is difficult to see how Charles would have had much influence on her marriage, which would have been arranged by one of her full brothers.  In any case, it is unlikely that Emperor Louis's first wife would have had further children after [812/15] at the latest, given the birth of her eldest son in 795.  If that estimated birth date is correct, then it is more likely that this daughter's marriage would have been arranged by her father Emperor Louis before his death in 840.  Another problem is the potential consanguinity between the parties.  Although the precise relationship between the couple's son Udalrich [III] and the earlier Udalrichinger cannot be established from available documentation, it is probable that he was closely related to Hildegard, first wife of Emperor Charles I, who was the paternal grandmother of Emperor Louis's children.  Lastly, Udalrich [III] is recorded in charters dated 847 and 854, suggesting a birth date in the 820s assuming that he was adult at the time, which is inconsistent with Charles II "le Chauve" (born in 823) having arranged his parents' marriage.]  Two children: 

a)         son .  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records that one of the nephews of Emperor Louis I returned to France[469]

b)         UDALRICH [III] ([820/25]-13 Apr before [896/900]).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records that Emperor Louis I gave his nephews "in Alemannia loca…Potamum et Brigantium, Ubirlingin et Buochorn, Ahihusin et Turingen atque Heistirgou, Wintirture…et in Retia Curiensi Mesouch", "Oudalricus" retaining all the property in Alamannia[470].  There is no proof of a connection with the preceding family of Graf Gerold and his wife Imma, but this is suggested by Udalrich's name and the similar geographical area of activity.  "…Odelrih…" is among those listed as present in the charter dated 12 Oct 847 under which King Ludwig granted property to "Pribina"[471].  A charter of Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks dated 22 Jul 854 records the settlement of a dispute between Kloster St Gallen and the bishop of Konstanz related to property "…in comitatu Odalrici comiti in pagello Goldineshuntare in villa Heriprahttinga"[472].  Ludwig "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks gave instructions to "Atoni et Odalricho ceterisque comitibus nostris in Alamannia" relating to Kloster St Gallen in an undated charter, inserted in the compilation with charters dated [854/55][473].  Charters dated 25 Mar 860, 3 Oct 861 (property "in pago Argengauue"), 15 May 866, 1 Jul 869, Jun 874, Oct 878, Apr 879, 1 May 879 (jointly with "Adalberto comitis"), Jun 882, 1 May 885 recording donations to St Gallen are dated to "sub Uadalricho comite"[474].  Ludwig "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks donated property "res…nostris in comitatu Odalrici…Mathasco et…Sauariæ" to Kloster Mattsee by charter dated 8 May 860[475].  Ludwig "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks donated property "Sabariam civitatem et Peinihhan, sicut Odolricus comes noster" to Salzburg church by charter dated 28 Nov 860[476].  Ludwig "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks granted property to Podoholt and his brother Folcherat naming "nepos noster Odolricus comes et Hildeboldus missus noster" in a charter dated 17 Aug 867 relating to Argengau[477].  Ludwig "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks granted property "res in ducatu Alamannico in pago Linzgoue in comitatu Odelrici comitis in villa…Eilinga" to "clericus Baldinc" by charter dated 3 Oct 875[478].  Graf on the north coast of Bodensee 885/90.  Graf im Argengau 885/86.  Graf im Linzgau 889.  "Arnolfus…rex" granted property "in pago pago Quinzingouue in comitatu Hunolfi" to Kloster St Emmeran by charter dated 21 Mar 890 which names "Engildeo comes, Odalrich comes, Meginhart comes, Chunipercht comes, Kerolt comes, Rumolt comes, Geio comes"[479].  "Arnolfus…rex" confirmed an exchange of property between the monks of Ottobeuren "per manum advocati eorum…Reginhoh" and "fidelis Yringis" with the consent of "Odalrici comitis" by charter dated 26 Jun 890[480].  "Arnolfus…rex" commanded "Adalberto, Perehtolto, Purgharto, Vodalrico et cunctis regni istius primatibus" to grant rights to Kloster St Gallen by an undated charter, placed in the compilation among charters dated [891/92][481].  The necrology of St Gall records the death "Id Apr" of "Uodalrici comitis regum nepotis"[482]m ---.  The name of Udalrich's wife is not known.  Graf Udalrich [III] & his wife had one child:

i)          UDALRICH [IV] (-[27 Mar, 30 Sep or 8 Oct] ----, [27 Sep 894/26 May 896-900]).  He is named "Udalrich junior" in 894.  Graf on the north coast of Bodensee 885/94.  Graf im Argengau 885 and 894.  Graf im Linzgau und Rheingau 891.  The necrology of St Gall records the death "VI Kal Apr" of "Uodalrici benigni comitis", "II Kal Oct" of "Uodalrici comitis" and "VIII Id Nov" of "Uodalrici benigni comitis"[483], one of which could refer to Udalrich [IV] and Udalrich [V].  m PEREHTHEIDE, daughter of ---.  886/90.  "Arnolfus…rex" confiscated all property "quas in Alamannia vel Alsatia" of "Odalricum…cum Perehtheda uxore sua" and donated it to Hatto Abbot of Reichenau by charter dated 890[484].  Graf Udalrich [IV] & his wife had three children: 

(a)       GEROLD .  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  886. 

(b)       IRMINDRUD .  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  Abbess at Aadorf 886/94. 

(c)       PEREHDRUD .  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  Abbess at Aadorf 886. 

 

 

1.         UDALRICH [V] (-[27 Mar, 30 Sep or 8 Sep] 924).  There is no proof of a connection with the preceding families but this is suggested by his name and the similar geographical area of activity.  Charters dated 10 May 905 and 24 Feb 909 recording donations to St Gallen are dated to "sub comite Odalrico"[485].  "Chuonradus…rex" granted property "in loco Munichinga in pago Chlethgeuue" to Kloster St Gallen by charter dated 11 Mar 912 at the request of "comitum quoque Erchangarii et Chuonradi, Odalrici, Hugonis"[486].  "Chuonradus…rex" made donations by charter dated 5 Mar 912 with the consent of "fidelium nostrorum comitum vero Sigihardi, Arnolfi, Erchangarii, Odalrici, Perchtoldi, Chuonradi, Herimanni, Luitfredi atque Iringi"[487].  "Chuonradus…rex" granted property "in pago Tuhrlamensi in comitatu Odalrici…in loco Helfotesuuilare" to Bishop Salomon by charter dated 3 Oct 912[488].  "Chuonradus…rex" confirmed privileges to Kloster Murbach by charter dated 12 Mar 913 with the consent of "fidelium nostrorum…Erchangarii, Chuonradi, Hugonis, Ottonis, Heinrici, Bopponis, Udalrici, Eberhardi"[489].  "Oudalrich quidam comes de Karoli prosapia" is named in the Chronicle of St Gallen, which also names his wife and their two sons[490].  The Annales Necrologici Fuldenses record the death "924" of "Uodalrih com"[491].  The necrology of St Gall records the death "VI Kal Apr" of "Uodalrici benigni comitis", "II Kal Oct" of "Uodalrici comitis" and "VIII Id Nov" of "Uodalrici benigni comitis"[492], one of which could refer to Udalrich [IV] and Udalrich [V].  m WUNDELGART, daughter of EKKEHARD [I] & his wife --- ([885/90]-).  Her birth date range is estimated from the likely birth date range of her supposed mother, assuming that the origin shown here is correct, and the likely ages of her children.  "Wundilgartam Henrici regis de filia neptim" is named in the Chronicle of St Gall, which also names her husband[493].  The editor's commentary in the printed text interprets this as "granddaughter of Heinrich I King of Germany", but this is impossible chronologically assuming the approximate death date of Wundelgart's husband is correct.  Assuming there is any truth in the text, it is more likely that Wundelgart was the niece of King Heinrich by his sister, although this is far from certain considering the broad range of interpretation possible for the word "neptis".  The same source in a later passage names "Ekkehardo…diacono et Purchardo puero post abate consobrinis suis"[494].  As Wundelgart was the mother of Abbot Burkhard, this gives the essential clue to her origin.  Graf Udalrich [V] & his wife had [six or more] children: 

a)         UDALRICH [VI] [Outzo] (-25 Aug [950/57], bur Lindau Frauenkloster).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Outzo comes qui habitabat apud Brigantium" as a descendant of "Oudalricus" (nephew of King of France, see above), and his wife "Diepirgam"[495].  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf im Bregenz. 

-        see below

b)         BURCHARD (-9 Aug 975).  The Casuum Sancti Galli, Continuatio I, Ekkehardo IV names "Ekkehardo…diacono et Purchardo puero post abate consobrinis suis"[496].  The Casuum Sancti Galli, Continuatio I, Ekkehardo IV refers to Abbot Burkhard as "nepotem meum", referring to Emperor Otto I[497].  Abbot of St Gallen494 958, resigned 971[498].  The necrology of St Gallen records the death "V Id Aug" of "Purchardi…abbatis"[499]

c)         ADALHARD .  "Adalhardum qui Gallo Altstetin post tradidit" is named as son of "Oudalrich and Wundilgartem" in the Chronicle of St Gallen[500].  The commentary calls him "Adalhart comes Buchhorni" and also names his son and brother[501].  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records that "Adilhardus comes" donated property to "nepoti suo beato Gebehardo epicopo"[502].  Graf im Thurgau 920/[970].  m ---.  The name of Adalhard's wife is not known.  Graf Adalhard & his wife had one child: 

i)          RICHERE .  The Casuum Sancti Galli, Continuatio I, Ekkehardo IV names "camerarius…suus Richere, fratris quidem filius", referring to Burkhard abbot of St Gallen[503].  Monk at St Gallen, and camerarius, son of Adalhard494

d)         WITO . The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.   913. 

e)         daughters .  The Chronicle of St Gallen refers to unnamed daughters of "Oudalrich et Wundilgartem"[504]

 

 

UDALRICH [VI] [Outzo], son of Graf UDALRICH [V] & his wife Wundelgart --- (-25 Aug [950/57], bur Lindau Frauenkloster).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Outzo comes qui habitabat apud Brigantium" as a descendant of "Oudalricus" (nephew of King of France, see above), and his wife "Diepirgam"[505].  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf im Bregenz.  Graf im Rätien 926/50.  "Heinricus…rex" granted property "Luminius in pago Curiensi in comitatu Udalrici comitis" to Waldo Bishop of Chur by charter dated 3 Nov 926[506].  "Otto…rex" confirmed the rights and privileges of Kloster Pfävers including property "in pago Retia…in comitatu Odalrrici comitis" by charter dated 9 Feb 950[507]

m DIEPURGA, daughter of --- (-9 Aug 946 or 949).  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis specifies that the wife of "Outzo comes" died when giving birth to Gebhard[508]

Graf Udalrich [VI] & his wife had [five] children: 

1.         UDALRICH [VII] (-16 Mar 973).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Oudalricum alterum Marquardum tercium Liutfridum quartum Gebehardum" as the four sons of "Outzo comes", specifying that Udalrich fought in the war of Emperor Otto I against the Hungarians, founded "Lindaugense monasterium" where he was buried and left posterity "apud Brigantium"[509].  Graf 955.  The Annales Sangallenses record the deaths in 973 of "Udalricus comes et Ekkehardus monachus"[510].  The necrology of Petrishusen records the death "XVII Kal Apr" of "Uodolricus com frater s Gebehardi"[511]

-        GRAFEN von BREGENZ

2.         MARQUARD .  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Oudalricum alterum Marquardum tercium Liutfridum quartum Gebehardum" as the four sons of "Outzo comes", specifying that Marquard was "comes effectus, in amicitia Ottonis imperatoris plurimum potuit"[512]

3.         [ADALBERT [I] (-after 29 Oct 980).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf im Rheingau 957 and 980.  Graf in Rätien 958/76.  "Otto…rex" donated property "in Recia Curiensi in comitatu Adalberti comitis" to the church of Chur by charter dated 16 Jan 958[513].  "Otto…rex" granted the church at Pfeffikon "in ducatu Alemaniæ in pago Zurichgeuua in comitatu Luitonis comitis…et in provincia Rhætiæ Curiensis in comitatu Adalberti comitis in villa Amadeo" to the monks of Disentis by charter dated 16 May 960[514].  "Otto…imperator augustus" made donations "in comitatu Zurichgau…loca…in comitatu Adelberti Retia" to Kloster Einsiedeln by charter dated 23 Jan 965[515].  "Otto…imperator augustus" granted property "in pago Thureguoe in comitatu Burchardi comitis" to "Kloster Disentis in pago Curiorum in comitatu Adelberti comitis" by charter dated 12 Apr 965[516].  "Otto…imperator augustus" made donations "in pago Mundericheshundera in comitatu Hartmanni in villis Thiethereschiricha et Pargdorf et in pago Nibilgouue in vico Suarcensee in comitatu Adelberti et in pago Ringouue in comitatu Adelberti" to Kloster St Gallen by charter dated 29 Oct 980[517].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, Adalbert was the likely ancestor of the GRAFEN von BREGENZ[518].] 

4.         LIUTFRIED .  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Oudalricum alterum Marquardum tercium Liutfridum quartum Gebehardum" as the four sons of "Outzo comes", specifying that Liutfried received Winterthur in the inheritance of his father[519]m --- .  The name of Liutfried's wife is not known.  Liutfried & his wife had one child: 

a)         ADALBERT [II] (-8 Sep [1030]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  "Pirctelo…cum manu fratris mei Gebehardi" donated property to Sulzburg monastery "in pago Prisicheuue in comitatu Adalberoni comitis", and granted the monastery to the church of Basel, by charter dated 28 Mar 1008, witnessed by "Adalbero comes, Beretholt comes, Ruodolf comes…"[520].  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "VI Id Sep" of "Adalbertus comes de Bregantia, avus com Adelhaidis fundatricis nostra"[521]m --- .  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.  Graf Adalbert [II] & his wife had three children:

i)          ADALBERT [III] (-killed in battle Civitate, Apulia 13 Jun 1053).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Adilbertum…[et] Adilheidis" as son and daughter of Liutfried & his wife, specifying that Adilbert went to Apulia with Pope Leo[522], but this appears to skip a generation in light of the necrology entry for Adalbert's father Adalbert (see above).  Europäische Stammtafeln shows the brothers Adalbert, Liutfried and Hermann as possible sons of Werner [I] Graf [von Gröningen][523] but this is not consistent with the other sources which refer to Adalbert, his father and daughter.  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "XIV Kal Jul" of "Adalbertus comes de Bregantia, pater com Adelhardis fundatricis nostræ"[524]m --- .  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.  Graf Adalbert [III] & his wife had three children:

(a)       ADELHEID (1053 or before-).  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "XIV Kal Jul" of "Adalbertus comes de Bregantia, pater com Adelhardis fundatricis nostræ"[525], Adelheid's husband being recorded in the same source as founder of Kloster Neresheim.  Alternatively, the Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Adilbertum…[et] Adilheidis" as son and daughter of Liutfried & his wife, specifying that Adelheid married "comes Hartmannus senior de Dilinga"[526].  This parentage for Adelheid is chronologically impossible without two or three intervening generations, assuming that Liutfried was the son of Udalrich [VI] Outzo as shown above.  Adelheid and her husband were buried in Kloster Neresheim according to a monumental inscription which reads "AD 1121 obiit Hartmannus fundator noster, comes de Dillingen, et uxor eius de Kyburg Adelhaid"[527].  This suggests that Adelheid was the heiress of Kiburg which, if correct, was transmitted into the family of the Grafen von Dillingen through her marriage.  m HARTMANN [I] Graf von Dillingen, son of HUPOLD [III] Graf [von Dillingen] & his wife Adelheid von Gerhausen (-16 Apr 1120, bur Neresheim). 

ii)         LIUTFRIED (-killed in battle 23 Aug 1040).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Europäische Stammtafeln shows the brothers Adalbert, Liutfried and Hermann as possible sons of Werner [I] Graf [von Gröningen][528].  This is not consistent with the other sources which refer to Adalbert, his father and daughter, although no direct reference has been found either to Liutfried or Hermann. 

iii)        HERMANN (-8 Apr 1065).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Abbot of Einsiedeln 1051.  Europäische Stammtafeln shows the brothers Adalbert, Liutfried and Hermann as possible sons of Werner [I] Graf [von Gröningen][529].  This is not consistent with the other sources which refer to Adalbert, his father and daughter, although no direct reference has been found either to Liutfried or Hermann. 

5.         GEBHARD (9 Aug 946 or 949-Konstanz 27 Aug 995, bur Petershausen).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Oudalricum alterum Marquardum tercium Liutfridum quartum Gebehardum" as the four sons of "Outzo comes", specifying that his mother died giving birth to Gebhard who became a canon at Konstanz, later Bishop of Konstanz[530].  He founded Kloster Petershausen in 983[531].  Bishop of Konstanz 979. 

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von KIBURG

 

 

The Grafen von Kiburg inherited the lands of the Zähringer family located in Burgundy and Switzerland on the death of Berthold IV Herzog von Zähringen in 1218.  The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of members of these families have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

1.         WERNER (-killed in battle auf der Baar 17 Aug 1030).  Graf von Kiburg.  The Annales Sangallenses record that "Werinhero comite" resisted the siege of "castrum Chuigeburch" in 1027[532].  He rebelled against Emperor Konrad II in 1030, supported by Ernst Duke of Swabia [Babenberg], was excommunicated and outlawed.  They were both killed in battle against imperial forces[533]

 

 

ULRICH von Dillingen und Kiburg, son of HARTMANN [III] Graf von Dillingen und Kiburg & his wife Richenza von Lenzburg (-1227, bur Schänis)Graf von Kiburg.  Crusader 1190.  Vogt von Schänis, Beromünster und Glarus 1212.  "…Ulricus comes de Kiburc et filii eius Wernerus et Hardemannu…" witnessed a charter of Friedrich II King of Germany dated 31 Mar 1213[534]

m ANNA von Zähringen, daughter of BERTHOLD IV Herzog von Zähringen & his first wife Heilwig [von Froburg] (-after 1226).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "ducem Bertoldum…et duas sorores" as children of "ducem Bertoldum" & his wife, specifying that the younger daughter was "comitissa Kiburgensis" and had many children[535].  This is confirmed by the charter dated 1226 under which "Haimonem dominum de Fucignie" reached an agreement with the bishop of Lausanne concerning the advocacy of the church of Lausanne, which Aimon claimed had been granted by "comitibus de Ciburc", which names "comitibus de Kibor Vuernerio et Armanno…quia filii erant sororis Bertoldi ducis Faringie"[536]

Graf Ulrich & his wife had six children: 

1.         WERNER [I] (-Acre 1228).  "…Ulricus comes de Kiburc et filii eius Wernerus et Hardemannu…" witnessed a charter of Friedrich II King of Germany dated 31 Mar 1213[537].  The contract of marriage between "Thomas comes Savoyæ…filiam suam Margaritham…infra nubiles annos" and "comiti Hartmanno filio comitis Ulrici de Kyburg" is dated 1 Jun 1218, stating that "Dni Bertholdi comitis de Novocastro et Dni Wilhelmi de Stavayé" acted as guarantors, and with the consent of "Ulricus comes de Kyburg et comes Garnerius frater eius et comitissa uxor comitis de Kyburg"[538].  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 1226 under which "Haimonem dominum de Fucignie" reached an agreement with the bishop of Lausanne concerning the advocacy of the church of Lausanne, which Aimon claimed had been granted by "comitibus de Ciburc", which names "comitibus de Kibor Vuernerio et Armanno…quia filii erant sororis Bertoldi ducis Faringie"[539]Graf von Kiburgm as her first husband, ALIX [Bertha] de Lorraine, daughter of FERRY II Duke of Lorraine & his wife Agnes de Bar (-[Apr/29 Sep 1242], bur Clairlieu).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "Aaliz relictam comitis Kyburgensis sororem ducis Lotharingie Mathei" when recording her second marriage to "Galtherus de Vangionis Rivo…filius Galtherius"[540].  She married secondly (before Nov 1229) Gautier [II] Sire de Vignory.  Graf Werner [I] & his wife had three children: 

a)         HARTMANN [V] (-3 Sep 1263, bur Wettingen)Graf von Kiburg.  Seigneur de Fribourg.  The Community of "Uriburt" promised to observe the donation by "Conte Hartmano di Kibourg" with the consent of "Conte Hartmano Giuniore" to "Dama Margarita Moglie del detto Conte H. Seniore" by charter dated 1241[541].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "III Non Sep 1263" of "Hermannus com iunior de Kiburg et Anna uxor eius"[542].  The index of benefactors of Wettingen records the death in 1263 of "Hartmannus com de Kiburg iunior…benefactor" and his burial "apud sacellum beatæ Mariæ Virginis"[543].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "IV Non Sep" of "Graf Hartman der jünger"[544]m firstly (before 9 Feb 1248) ANNA von Rapperswil, daughter of RUDOLF Graf von Rapperswil & his wife --- (-30 May 1253).  Pope Innocent IV issued a dispensation for the marriage of “H. junior comes de Kiburch” and “Anname filiam...comitis de Rapreswiler”, because the husband had previously been betrothed to “matertera ipsius A”, dated 28 Jan 1251[545].  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "III Kal Jun" of "domina Anna de Kiburg", recalled in the later entry "III Non Sep 1263" of "Hermannus com iunior de Kiburg et Anna uxor eius"[546].  “Hartmannus junior comes de Kiburc” founded an anniversary for “recenti morte...Annæ comitissæ” at Wettingen by charter dated 31 May 1253, witnessed by “H. patruus noster de Kiburc, R. socer noster de Rapertwiler...[547]m secondly (contract 27 Jan 1254) ELISABETH de Chalon, daughter of HUGUES de Chalons Sire de Salins Comte Palatin de Bourgogne & his wife Alix von Andechs-Merano Ctss Palatine de Bourgogne (-9 Jul 1275).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  She became a Clarissan nun at Freiburg.  Graf Hartmann [V] & his first wife had one child: 

i)          WERNER (-after 4 Jun 1253). 

Graf Hartmann [V] & his second wife had two children: 

ii)         ANNA .  The charter dated 1263, under which the town of Fribourg placed itself under the protection of "Dominum Comitem Rudolfum de Habisburg Landgravium Alsatie" also names "Anna ipsius domini neptis, domina nostra, quondam filia…domini nostri comitis Hartmanni junioris de Kyburgo"[548].  Dame de Fribourg.  "Anna quondam filia comitis…Hartmanni de Kiburgo junioris et…Eberhardus comes de Habisburg maritus eiusdem domine" confirmed the privileges of the town of Fribourg by charter dated Mar 1275[549].  "Domini…Eberhardi comitis de Habsburch et…dominæ…Annæ uxoris suæ" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Frienisberg by "Petrus de Viviers" by charter dated Oct 1275[550].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "XII Kal Dec" of "Frow Anna gräfin von Kiburg"[551]m ([30 Oct/12 Dec] 1271) EBERHARD Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg, son of RUDOLF I "der Schweigsame" Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg & his wife Gertrud von Regensberg (-1284, before 2 Jun).  Graf von Kiburg

iii)        son (posthumously 1264-before 7 Feb 1265). 

b)         CLEMENTIA .  1248/49.  m firstly RUDOLF [I] Graf von Montfort (-[Oct 1244/1247]).  m secondly --- Graf von Hohenberg

c)         ADELHEID .  "Emecho comes in Liningen" sold property "curtem nostram et fratruelis nostri Friderici in Buele sitam" to Speyer, with the consent of "uxor nostra…Elisabetha, relicta fratris nostri Friderici Udalhardis, filius ipsius Fridericus", by charter dated 1 Mar 1256[552].  1258.  m (before 29 Sep 1242) FRIEDRICH [IV] Graf von Leiningen in Dagsburg und Hardenburg, son of FRIEDRICH [III] Graf von Leiningen & his [first] wife [Agnes von Eberstein] (-[1249/14 Dec 1254]). 

2.         HARTMANN [III] (-27 Nov 1264, bur Wettingen).  "…Ulricus comes de Kiburc et filii eius Wernerus et Hardemannu…" witnessed a charter of Friedrich II King of Germany dated 31 Mar 1213[553].  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 1226 under which "Haimonem dominum de Fucignie" reached an agreement with the bishop of Lausanne concerning the advocacy of the church of Lausanne, which Aimon claimed had been granted by "comitibus de Ciburc", which names "comitibus de Kibor Vuernerio et Armanno…quia filii erant sororis Bertoldi ducis Faringie"[554]Graf von Kiburg.  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "V Kal Dec 1262" of "com Hartmannus senior de Kiburg"[555]m (contract Mouden 1 Jun 1218) MARGUERITE de Savoie, daughter of THOMAS I Comte de Savoie & his wife Marguerite [Beatrix] de Genève (1212-1/2 Sep 1270 or 1273[556]).  The contract of marriage between "Thomas comes Savoyæ…filiam suam Margaritham…infra nubiles annos" and "comiti Hartmanno filio comitis Ulrici de Kyburg" is dated 1 Jun 1218, stating that "Dni Bertholdi comitis de Novocastro et Dni Wilhelmi de Stavayé" acted as guarantors, and with the consent of "Ulricus comes de Kyburg et comes Garnerius frater eius et comitissa uxor comitis de Kyburg"[557].  Her marriage date is confirmed by the charter dated 1230 under which her husband "H. comes de Kiburch" confirmed donations "propter nuptias uxori sue filie comitis Sabaudie", with the consent of "fratris sui Ul. Constantiensis canonici et H. filii fratris sui beate memorie Wer. quondam comitis de Kiburch"[558].  The Chronicon Colmarense records that "comes…[Kiburc]" married "filiam comitis de Sabaudia"[559].  "Amedeus comes Sabaudie et marchio Italie" granted "castrum…Monteys" {Montheys} to "sorori mee Margarete comitisse de Kiborch" by charter dated 16 Oct 1239[560].  "Amedeus comes Sabaudie et in Italie marchio…cum…genetrice sua et fratribus suis B. Bellicensi Electo et Philippo Metensi Primicerio" granted "villam S. Mauritii de Chablaisio" {Saint-Maurice de Chablais} to "soror illorum Margareta comitissa de Kiborch" by charter dated 24 Feb 1240[561].  "H. comes de Kyburch" granted "castra Windegge, Oltingen…advocatiam et predium in Shennis, Wizennanc et Kemanatvn" to "uxori mee" by way of dower, with the consent of "fratruelis mei H", by charter dated 28 May 1241[562].  The same collection includes several other charters relating to this grant, dated between 9 Jul 1241 and 1243[563].  Her parentage is confirmed by the 1264 testament of her brother Boniface[564].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[565], Marguerite de Savoie married secondly Eberhard von Habsburg-Laufenburg, son of Rudolf III Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg & his wife Gertrud von Regensberg.  Apart from the unlikelihood of Graf Eberhard (who at the time must have been at least 40 years old) marrying as his first wife a lady over 50 years old, his marriage to Anna heiress of Kiburg is recorded[566] as having taken place in [30 Oct/12 Dec] 1271 when Marguerite was still alive.  In addition, the Chronicle of Hautecombe refers to Marguerite as 'Margarita comitissa de Quiborch in Alemania' when she died, with no mention of Habsburg-Laufenburg.  The necrology of Waldens records the death "Kal Sep" of "Margareta com de Kuberg"[567].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "1 Kal Sep" of "Her Hartman graf von Kyburg und frow Margreta sin gemachel"[568], the date apparently referring to the death of Marguerite.  The necrology of Wettingen records the death "IV Non Sep" of "Margareta com de Kiburch"[569]

3.         ULRICH (-17 Jun 1237).  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 1230 under which her husband "H. comes de Kiburch" confirmed donations "propter nuptias uxori sue filie comitis Sabaudie", with the consent of "fratris sui Ul. Constantiensis canonici et H. filii fratris sui beate memorie Wer. quondam comitis de Kiburch"[570].  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1223.  Canon at Konstanz Cathedral 1229.  Provost of Beromünster and Imperial chaplain 1231/34.  Bishop of Chur 1233. 

4.         HEILWIG ([1192]-30 Apr 1260, bur Muri).  The Ellenhardi Chronicon refers to the wife of "Alberti comitis in Habichburg…lantgravius Alsatie superioris" as "filia comitis in Kiburch"[571].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Heilwigam filiam Uolrici comitis de Chiburg" as the wife of "Alberctus"[572]m ([1215]) ALBRECHT [IV] "der Weise" von Habsburg, son of RUDOLF II "der Alte" Graf von Habsburg, Herr zu Laufenburg & his wife Agnes von Staufen (-Ascalon, Palestine 22 Nov 1240).  He succeeded his father in 1232 as Graf von Habsburg

5.         MECHTILD .  1232.  m RUDOLF [I] Graf von Rapperswil (-1250).  The index of benefactors of Wettingen records the death in 1250 of "Rudolphus com de Rapers chwyl, patruus fundatoris" and his burial at Wettingen[573]

6.         ADELHEID (-1231 or after).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  m GERHARD [IV] Graf von Dollnstein und Hirschberg, son of GERHARD [II] Graf von Dollnstein & his wife --- (-1225). 

 

 

 

C.      GRAFEN von KIBURG (HABSBURG)

 

 

EBERHARD von Habsburg, son of RUDOLF [I] "der Schweigsame" Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg & his wife Gertrud von Regensberg (-1284, before 2 Jun).  “Gerdrudis comitissa de Habisburch” donated property to the Teutonic Knights, with the consent of “filiorum suorum...G. comitis et Rhodolphi, Ottonis et Eberhardi”, by charter dated 16 Jun 1254[574].  "Goetfridus et Eberhardus fratres utrini comites dicti de Habsburch" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Cappel by "Rudolfo patre nostro comite de Habsburch" by charter dated 15 Oct 1263[575].  He succeeded in 1271 as Graf von Kiburg, by right of his wife.  "Domini…Eberhardi comitis de Habsburch et…dominæ…Annæ uxoris suæ" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Frienisberg by "Petrus de Viviers" by charter dated Oct 1275[576].  The Annales Colmarienses record the death in 1284 of "comes Ebirhardus, frater episcopi Constantiensis et frater comitis Gotfridi de Louffinberg"[577]

m ([30 Oct/12 Dec] 1271) ANNA von Kiburg, daughter and heiress of HARTMANN [V] Graf von Kiburg & his wife Elisabeth de Chalon [Bourgogne-Comté] (-20 Nov ----).  The charter dated 1263, under which the town of Fribourg placed itself under the protection of "Dominum Comitem Rudolfum de Habisburg Landgravium Alsatie" also names "Anna ipsius domini neptis, domina nostra, quondam filia…domini nostri comitis Hartmanni junioris de Kyburgo"[578].  Dame de Fribourg.  "Anna quondam filia comitis…Hartmanni de Kiburgo junioris et…Eberhardus comes de Habisburg maritus eiusdem domine" confirmed the privileges of the town of Fribourg by charter dated Mar 1275[579].  "Domini…Eberhardi comitis de Habsburch et…dominæ…Annæ uxoris suæ" confirmed the donation to the abbey of Frienisberg by "Petrus de Viviers" by charter dated Oct 1275[580].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "XII Kal Dec" of "Frow Anna gräfin von Kiburg"[581].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[582], Graf Eberhard married firstly (as her second husband) Marguerite de Savoie, widow of Hartmann III Graf von Kiburg, daughter of Thomas I Comte de Savoie & his wife Béatrix [Marguerite] de Genevois.  Apart from the improbability of Graf Eberhard marrying as his first wife a lady over 50 years old (she was born in 1212[583]), the Chronicle of Hautecombe[584] states that Marguerite died in 1273, two years after the date of Graf Eberhard's marriage to Anna von Kiburg.  According to the Chronicle, she was 'Margarita comitissa de Quiborch in Alemania' when she died, with no mention of Habsburg-Laufenburg. 

Graf Eberhard [I] & his wife had two children: 

1.         HARTMANN [I] (-29 Mar 1301).  He succeeded his father in 1284 as Graf von Kiburg, minor until 1292.  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "IV Kal Apr" of "Her Hartman ein graf von Kiburg"[585]m (1298) ELISABETH von Freiburg, daughter of EGINO [II] Graf von Freiburg & his wife Katharina von Lichtenberg (-9 Jul after 10 Jan 1342).  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis names "filii sororis Conradi comitis Friburgensis" as mother of "duo fratres de Kyburg, Hartmannus et Eberhardus clericus, nepotes ex filio quondam Eberhardi de Habsburg"[586].  “Elisabet grevin von Kiburg frowe ze Oltingen” donated serfs to Gottstatt monastery, with the consent of “unser kinden her Eberharz grafen von Kyburg und fro Katherinen von Werdenberg” by charter dated 10 Jan 1342[587].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "VII Id Jul" of "Frouw Elysabeth ein gräfin von Kiburg"[588].  Graf Hartmann [I] & his wife had three children: 

a)         HARTMANN [II] (-murdered Schloß Thun 31 Oct 1322).  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis names "duo fratres de Kyburg, Hartmannus et Eberhardus clericus, nepotes ex filio quondam Eberhardi de Habsburg, filii sororis Conradi comitis Friburgensis"[589].  He succeeded his father in 1301 as Graf von Kiburg.  Landgraf in Burgundy 1316.  m (contract Freiburg 2 May 1319, before 17 Jul 1319) as her first husband, MARGUERITE de Neuchâtel dame de Boudry, daughter of RODOLPHE [V] Comte de Neuchâtel & his wife Eléonore de Savoie-Vaud (-22 Aug, 1382 or after).  The marriage contract between “Rodulphus comes et dominus Novi Castri...Margarita filia nostra” and “Hartmannus comes de Kiburg, lantgravius Burgundie” is dated 2 May 1319[590].  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by the Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis which names "soceri sui Rudolfi comitis de Novocastro", in relation to "Hartmannus"[591].  She married secondly (contract 10 Jan 1337) Hugo Graf von Buchegg (-20 May 1347).  “Rodulphus comes et dominus Novi Castri” granted property to “Hugo comes de Boeka” in consideration of his marriage to “dominam Margaretam de Novo Castro...filiam nostram” by charter dated 10 Jan 1337[592].  “Ludovicus comes et dominus Novi Castri” sold property to “sorori nostre...Marguerite de Novo Castro comitisse de Boeka” by charter dated 20 May 1343[593].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "XI Kal Sep" of "Frouw Margret von Buochegg"[594].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "XIII Kal Jun" of "Herr Hugo ein graf von Buochegg"[595]

b)         EBERHARD [II] ([1299]-17 Apr 1357).  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis names "duo fratres de Kyburg, Hartmannus et Eberhardus clericus, nepotes ex filio quondam Eberhardi de Habsburg, filii sororis Conradi comitis Friburgensis"[596].  Lived in Bologna 1316.  Provost at Ansoldingen 1316/23.  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1318.  Canon at Köln Cathedral.  He succeeded his brother in 1322 as Graf von Kiburg, Landgraf in Burgund.    

          -        see below

c)         KATHARINA (-8 Dec after 10 Jan 1342).  Leopold Duke of Austria confirmed property to his “oheimen graven Hartmanne und graven Eberhardte von Kyburg gebrüderen und Catharinen ir schwester” by charter dated 1 Aug 1313[597].  “Katherina grafen Hartmans...tochter von Kiburg grafen Albrechtes von Werdenberg...frowe” sold property to Rodolphe Comte de Neuchâtel Herr zu Nidau by charter dated 20 Dec 1323[598].  “Katherina grafen Hartmans...tochter von Kiburg grafen Albrechtes von Werdemberg...frowe” confirmed the previous sale by charter dated 13 Mar 1325[599].  “Elisabet grevin von Kiburg frowe ze Oltingen” donated serfs to Gottstatt monastery, with the consent of “unser kinden her Eberharz grafen von Kyburg und fro Katherinen von Werdenberg” by charter dated 10 Jan 1342[600]m ALBRECHT [I] Graf von Werdenberg in Bludenz Montafon und Heiligenberg-Rheinegg (-1364). 

2.         MARGARETA (-10 Apr [1333]).  Her parentage is hinted by the charter dated 7 Mar 1291 under which "Rudolfus…Romanorum rex" confirmed that "Theodericus comes Clevensis…Margarete suo…coniugi…nostre consanguine" renounced rights to customs revenues[601].  Her family origin is confirmed by the charter dated 22 Oct 1298 under which "Diderich Luf van Cleve, here van Hilkerode inde van Thoneburch, inde Elizabet unse wif" bought the Herrlichkeit of Hülchrath from "unsen bruder…heren Diederich den greven van Cleve, inde vore Margareten van Kiburch sinen…wive"[602].  Canoness at Bedburg 1318.  m (Erfurt 14 Jul 1290) as his second wife, DIETRICH [VI] Graf von Kleve, son of DIETRICH [V] Graf von Kleve & his wife Aleidis von Heinsberg [Sponheim] ([1256/57]-4 Oct 1305).

Graf Eberhard [I] had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

3.          PETER .  Vogt zu Oltingen.  1301.

 

 

EBERHARD [II] von Kiburg, son of HARTMANN [I] Graf von Kiburg [Habsburg] & his wife Elisabeth von Freiburg ([1299]-17 Apr 1357).  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis names "duo fratres de Kyburg, Hartmannus et Eberhardus clericus, nepotes ex filio quondam Eberhardi de Habsburg, filii sororis Conradi comitis Friburgensis"[603].  Lived in Bologna 1316.  Provost at Ansoldingen 1316/23.  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1318.  Canon at Köln Cathedral.  He succeeded his brother in 1322 as Graf von Kiburg, Landgraf in Burgund. 

m ([30 Nov 1325/16 Jan 1326]) ANASTASIA von Signau, daughter of ULRICH von Signau & his wife ---.  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis records that "Eberhardus" married "Susannam filiam Ulrici domini in Sygenowe, filiam sororis Moguntini"[604].  Herrin von Signau 1363.  1382. 

Graf Eberhard [II] & his wife had eleven children: 

1.         EBERHARD [III] (1328-Basel 14 Jul 1395).  He succeeded his father in 1357 as Graf von Kiburg.  Provost at Ansoldingen 1333/1392.  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1347/1387.  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1350.  Cathedral Pförtner at Strasbourg 1366.  Provost at Solothurn 1368/1395.  

2.         [son .  The identity of this son is not known, but he was presumably one of his parents´ older children who are named in this document.  Betrothed ([May 1335]) to --- de Gruyère, daughter of PIERRE de Gruyère Seigneur de Vanel & his wife Marguerite de Corbières.  "Petrus comes et dominus Gruerie et Petrus de Grueria miles eius nepos dominus de Vanello" held harmless "vir nobilis W. dominus de Yllans et de Arconciey" for a debt guaranteed by the latter relating to the dowry of "unius filiarum ipsarum dicti Petri de Grueria domini de Vanello" for her marriage to "uno filiorum…domini Eberhardi comitis de Kiburg, Burgundie lantgravii", by charter dated end Mar 1335[605].] 

3.         EGON [I] .  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1347/1363.  Canon at Konstanz Cathedral 1356.  Archdeacon and postulate at Strasbourg Cathedral 1365.  

4.         EBERHARD [IV] der Jüngere (-[before 12 Jul 1372]).  Lived in Bologna 1342. Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1356/1371, Cathedral Pförtner 1361/66 and 1371.

5.         HARTMANN [III] (-29 Mar 1377).  He succeeded in [1360] as Graf von Kiburg, Landgraf in Burgundy.  m (before 16 Nov 1356) ANNE de Neuchâtel-Nidau, daughter of RODOLPHE [III] de Neuchâtel Seigneur de Nidau & his wife --- (-[31 May] ----).  1347/1400.  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "II Kal Jun" of "Frouw Anna gräfin von Kiburg"[606], although it is not known whether this entry refers to Anna wife of Graf Hartmann III.  Hartmann [III] & his wife had seven children: 

a)         RUDOLF [II] (-[5 May 1383/5 Apr 1384]).  Herr zu Nidau 1375.  He succeeded his father in 1377 as Graf von Kiburg, Landgraf in Burgundy. 

b)         EBERHARD [V] (-[before 1 Feb 1379).  He succeeded his father in 1377 as Graf von Kiburg.

c)         EGON [II] (-Bern [10 Aug/1 Nov] 1414).  He succeeded his father in 1377 as Graf von Kiburg.  Burger at Bern.  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1383/92.  He sold the Burgundian Landgrafschaft 27 Aug 1406.  m (before 3 Feb 1407) as her second husband, JOHANNA von Rappoltstein Dame de Magnières, widow of VOLMAR von Geroldseck am Wasichen, daughter of BRUNO [I] Herr von Rappoltstein & his wife ---.  Dame de Saint-Dizier 1408.  1416.  Graf Egon [II] had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

i)           RUDOLF von Kiburg .  Priest at Ober-Kiburg 1401.

d)         JOHANN [II] (-31 Jul 1395).  Teutonic Knight 1387.  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1394.

e)         HARTMANN [IV] .  He succeeded his father as Graf von Kiburg, Landgraf in Burgundy.  Knight of the Order of St John.  1379/1401. 

f)          VERENA (-[2 Sep ----], after 16 Aug 1416, bur Balingen).  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "IV Non Sep" of "Frow Verena von Kyburg"[607].  It is not known whether this refers to the wife of Graf Friedrich [V] von Zollern but this is probable as no other person of this name has so far been identified in the family of the Grafen von Kiburg.  However, it is recognised that the entry would be unusual in not referring to her married title.  m (before 1372) FRIEDRICH [V] gt Mülli Graf von Zollern in Schalksberg, son of FRIEDRICH [III] Graf von Zollern Herr zu Schalksberg und Mulheim & his wife Sophia von Schlüsselberg (-1 Apr 1408, bur Balingen).

g)         MARGARETA (-before 20 Feb 1397)m (before 8 Jan 1370) THÜRING [III] von Brandis Herr von Simmenegg (-killed in battle [8 Aug/3 Nov] 1375).

Graf Hartmann [III] had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

h)         BERCHTOLD Graf  .  Priest at Sursee.  1396/1434

6.         JOHANN (-Jul 1391).  Canon at Strasbourg Cathedral 1359, Provost 1362/87.  Imprisoned at Strasbourg 1371.  Canon at Basel Cathedral 1380, Archdeacon 1381/91.

7.         BERCHTOLD (after 3 Aug 1417).  Landgraf in Burgundy 1383.  Burger at Bern 1406.

8.         RUDOLF [I] .  1404.  Teutonic Knight.

9.         KONRAD [IV] (-17 Apr 1402).  Teutonic Knight 1375.  Canon at Balga, Vogt von Natangen 1393/4.  Canon at Elbing 1401.

10.      SUSANNE (-after 30 Nov 1390). Nun at Säckingen 1363. 

11.      ELISABETH .  Nun in Eschau 1363.

12.      MARGARETE .  1381.  m (after 14 Jul 1363) EMICH [VI] Graf von Leiningen-Dagsburg und Hartenburg (-before 17 Feb 1381). 

 

 

 

D.      GRAFEN von TOGGENBURG

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of members of this family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

DIETHELM von Bubikon .  same person as…?  DIETHELM [I] de Toccanburg .  1044.  m ---.  The name of Diethelm's wife is not known.  Diethelm [I] & his wife had two children: 

1.         BERTHOLD .  1044. 

2.         ULRICH .  1044. 

 

 

1.         FOLKNAND (-killed in battle 1081). 

2.         DIETHELM [II] de Tockimburg (-after 1102).  1083/1102.  [1125].  m IRMENGARD von Nellenburg, daughter of EBERHARD [I] "dem Seligen" Graf von Nellenburg & his wife Ita --- (-Jan ----).  The Liber Anniversariorum of Einsiedeln records the death in Jan of "Irmengardis de Toggenburg"[608]

a)         DIETHELM [III] (-1176 or after).  1150/76.  m as her first husband, ITA von Thierstein, daughter of WERNER [I] Graf von Thierstein und Homberg & his wife --- von Zollern (-19 Aug [1200]).  A 13th century genealogy names (in order) "Werenherum comitum et Itam" as children of "Werinhero comiti" & his wife "[filiam Burchardi comitis de Zolre]", specifying that Ita married firstly "Dyetalmo de Tokkenburch" (whose son was "Dyetalmum") and secondly "Gotfrido de Mar"[609].  She married secondly Gottfried Graf von Marstetten

3.         CUNIZA (-before [1135/36])m [GERUNG von Stühlingen .  1093.] 

 

 

1.         DIETHELM [IV] (-4 Jan 1205 or 5 Jan 1209).  He founded the house of the Teutonic Order at Bubikon. 

 

1.         WERNER (-17 Jan 1210).  Abbot of Einsiedeln 1172/92, deacon 1192. 

 

1.         KONRAD .  Canon at Embrach 1223. 

 

1.         DIETHELM [V or I] (-1229 or after)Graf von Toggenburgm GUOTA von Rapperswil, daughter of ULRICH von Rapperswil zu Wandelburg & his wife --- (-24 Nov after 1229).  Heiress of Uznach and Greifensee.  "Diethalmus de Togginburch comes…cum fratre suo Friderico et matre sua Guota comitissa" donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 29 Mar 1214[610].  The necrology of St Gall records the death "VIII Kal Dec" of "Guotum de Tokinburc com" specifying that she founded "cum viro suo comite Diethelmus, post occisionem filii sui Friderici…ecclesie nostre Tokinburc et civitatem Wile"[611].  Graf Diethelm [I] & his wife had [three] children: 

a)         DIETHELM [II] (-25 Jan 1235).  The chronicle of Conradi de Fabaria names "duo fratres originem a castro Toggenburg…filii Diethelmi comitis, Diethelmum et Fridericum iuniorem", recording that the older murdered the younger[612].  "Hugo comes de Monteforti et carnalis frater eius Rudolfus…palatinus Tüwingen et mater eorum" donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 24 Jun 1209, witnessed by "…comes Diethalmus junior de Togginburg…"[613]Graf von Toggenburg.  "Diethalmus de Togginburch comes…cum fratre suo Friderico et matre sua Guota comitissa" donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 29 Mar 1214[614]m (before 31 Jan 1221) GERTRUDE de Neuchâtel, daughter of ULRIC [IV] Comte de Neuchâtel & his wife Jolanthe von Urach (-1260 before 22 Mar, bur Bubikon).  The chronicle of Conradi de Fabaria records that "[filium] Diethelmi comitis, Diethelmum" married "filiam comitis de Castro-novo" against the wishes of his father[615].  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis records that "Ulricus comitis Novicastri" had "multas filias" who married "dominis de Toggenburg, de Falkenstein, de Rötellein, de Regensberg, de Grandisono"[616].  “Guerdrudis cometissa de Togueburch...per manum filiorum nostrorum Friderici et Willelmi” donated property to Kloster Gottstatt by charter dated 25 Nov 1255[617]

-        GRAFEN von TOGGENBURG[618]

b)         FRIEDRICH [I] (-murdered Schloß Rengerswil 12 Dec 1226, bur St Gallen).  The chronicle of Conradi de Fabaria names "duo fratres originem a castro Toggenburg…filii Diethelmi comitis, Diethelmum et Fridericum iuniorem", referring to Friedrich as "neoptolemus in curia Friderici imperatoris iungi" and recording that he was murdered by his older brother[619].  "Diethalmus de Togginburch comes…cum fratre suo Friderico et matre sua Guota comitissa" donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 29 Mar 1214[620].  The necrology of St Gall records the death "II Id Dec 1226" of "Friderici comitis de Tokinburc occisi a proprio fratre"[621]m --- von Montfort, daughter of HUGO Graf von Montfort & his wife ---.  The chronicle of Conradi de Fabaria refers to the wife of "[filium] Diethelmi comitis, Fridericum" as "filiam comitis Hugonis"[622]

c)         [HEINRICH (-1274 or after).  Master of the Knights of St John im Elsass und Breisgau 1252.  Master of the Knights of St John in Oberdeutschland 1257.  Komtur at Bubikon 1259/63.  Komtur at Neuenburg am Rhein 1271.] 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 4.    GRAFEN in CHUR-RÄTIEN

 

 

The area of Chur-Rätien lay south of Rheingau, in what is today the Swiss canton of Graubunden. 

 

 

1.         HUNFRID [I], son of --- (-808 or after)Marchese in Istria 799.  Pope Leo III wrote a letter to Emperor Charlemagne dated 806 which names “missi vestry Helmengaudus…atque Hunfridus…comites[623].  Graf in Rätien 806/808.  m ---.  The name of Hunfrid's wife is not known.  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he links with the family of Hunfried, and the Memorial book of St Gallen which lists the same persons with Robert, whom he identifies as son of Udalrich [I], deducing that "Hitta" was the wife of Hunfried [I] and sister of Robert, therefore Hidda, daughter of Udalrich [I] [Udalrichinger] & his wife ---[624].  Graf Hunfrid [I] & his wife had [seven] children: 

a)         [ADALBERT [I] (-killed in battle Retiense 13 May 841).  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters[625].  Graf im Thurgau [836]/[838].  "Hludowicum regem" donated Abersee to Kloster Mondsee by charter dated 829 by the intervention of "Ernosto et Adalperto"[626].  The Gesta Francorum names "Adalberti comitis" in 839 and records his death in battle "in Retiense…841 III Id Mai"[627].  Although it is not certain that the latter two entries relate to Adalbert [I], the reference to "Retiense" connects with "Rätien" where Adalbert's supposed father was Count.]  m ---.  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.  Graf Adalbert [I] & his wife had one child: 

i)          UDALRICH (-[before 15 May 857]).  The Translatio sanguinis Domini names Udalrich as son of Adalbert [I][628].  Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks donated property to deacon Adalhelm which was previously in "comitatum Adelhelmi comitis…in pago Durgouue in locis…Bussenanc et Uuichrammesuuilare" which "temporibus Odelric comitis post illum Adelhelmi comitis in benefitium habuit" by charter dated 15 May 857[629], which suggests that Udalrich Graf im Thurgau had died before the date of the charter, his lands passing to Adalhelm, probably a relative. 

b)         [UDALRICH .  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters609same person as…?  UDALRICH .  Marquis of Septimania [Gothie].  This co-identity is suggested by Jackman[630]

c)         [HUNFRID [II] (-824 or after).  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters609.  Graf in Rätien 823/824.  Einhard's Annales name "Adalungus abbas monasterii sancti Vedasti et Hunfridus comes Curiensis" as missi to "Liudemuhslum avunculum Bornæ ducis"[631].  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names "Adalungum…abbatum et presbyterum et Hunfridum qui erat dux super Redicam" as the emperor's missi sent to Rome, dated to 823[632].  Founder of Schänis.] 

d)         [LIUTSWIND .  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters[633].] 

e)         [HITTA .  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters[634].] 

f)          [IMMA .  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters[635].] 

g)         [ABA .  Jackman quotes the Memorial book of Reichenau which lists (in order) "Hunfridus, Hitta, Adelpreht, Odalrih, Hunfrid, Liutsind, Hitta, Imma, Aba", whom he identifies as Hunfried, his wife, their three sons and possible four daughters[636].] 

 

 

1.         ADALBERT [II] "der Erlauchte" (-9 Jan [900] or after 24 Jun 903).  Europäische Stammtafeln suggests that Adalbert [II] was the possible son of Adalbert [I] (see above)[637].  Assuming that he was a descendant of Hunfrid [I] (and the family names suggest that this is likely), he could have been the son of any of the possible sons and daughters of Hunfrid who are named above.  "Ludowicus…rex" confirmed two exchanges between Hartmut abbot of St Gallen and "Adelbertus comes" of (firstly) a church in Filsingen "in suo comitatu…Scherra in loco…Filisininga" for farming land and (secondly) farming land "in suo comitatu…Durgauge in loco Turbatun" for property in Wizzinwang both charters dated 3 [Apr] 875[638].  A charter dated 1 May 879 recording a donation to St Gallen is dated to "sub Uadelricho et Adalberto comitibus"[639].  Charters dated 10 Dec 882, 16 May 885 and 897 recording donations to St Gallen similarly name "Adalberto comitem"[640].  "Arnolfus…rex" donated property "in pago Scerra in comitatu Adalebrti in loco Nuspilinga" to "capellano nostro…Elolfo" by charter dated 20 Jan 889[641].  Graf im Alpgau 854/885.  Graf im Thurgau 855/893.  "Arnolfus…rex" donated property "in pago Perahtoltespara…in villa Esginga que ad comitatum Adalperti qui Skerra dicitur…pertinebant" previously owned by "A[da]lpertus…comes" to Kloster Reichenau by charter dated 5 Jun 889[642].  "Arnolfus…rex" granted property "in pago Turgouue in comitatu Adalperti in villis Utteuuilare et Rihchinbahc" to "Alberico Adalperti…vassallo" by charter dated 20 Jun 889[643].  "Arnolfus…rex" granted property "in pago Turgouue in comitatu Adalperti in villa Kachanang" to "fideli nostro Deothelm" by charter dated 4 Dec 889[644].  "Arnolfus…rex" commanded "Adalberto, Perehtolto, Purgharto, Vodalrico et cunctis regni istius primatibus" to grant rights to Kloster St Gallen by an undated charter, placed in the compilation among charters dated [891/92][645].  Graf im Osten der Bertoldsbaar 868/889.  Graf im Hegau 882/888.  "Hludowicus…rex" confirmed privileges to Kloster St Gallen by charter dated 24 Jun 903 in which among "fidelium nostrum" was listed "comites…Adalpreht…"[646]m ---.  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.  Graf Adalbert [II] & his wife had three children: 

a)         BURKHARD [I] (-killed in battle [5 Nov] 911).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Marchio in Rätien 891/911.  Graf in der Baar 893.  He succeeded in 909 as BURKHARD I Duke of Swabia

-        DUKES of SWABIA

b)         ADALBERT [III] (-killed in battle 911).  The Annales Alamannicorum record that "Adalbertus frater eius [=Purghart comes et princeps Alamannorum]" was killed in 911 at "ecclesie Salamonis"[647].  Graf im Thurgau 894/910.  Graf im Klettgau 901/902. 

c)         MANEGOLD .  Pope John VIII names "Manegoldum filium Adelberti" in a letter addressed to "Carolo regis" dated 879[648]

 

 

1.         HUNFRID [III] (-after 876)Europäische Stammtafeln suggests that Hunfrid [III] was the possible son of Adalbert [I] (see above)[649].  Assuming that he was a descendant of Hunfrid [I] (and the family names suggest that this is likely), he could have been the son of any of the possible sons and daughters of Hunfrid who are named above.  A document of Charles II "le Chauve" King of the West Franks dated 21 Mar 858 is subscribed by "Hungarius, Engilramnus, Isembardus, Odo, Osbertus, Ratbodus, Hunfridus, Odalricus, Rhodulfus, Engilschalcus, Herluinus, Hitto"[650]Marquis of Septimania: Charles II "le Chauve" King of the West Franks donated property "in pago Narbonensi…in villa Ripa-alta" to "fidelem…Isembertum" at the request of "Humfridi…comitis et marchionis", by charter dated 20 Jun 859[651].  An agreement between Charles II "le Chauve" King of the West Franks and his brother Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of Germany dated Jun 860 names "nobilis ac fidelibus laicis…Chuonradus, Evrardus, Adalardus, Arnustus, Warnarius, Liutfridus, Hruodolfus, Erkingarius, Gislebertus, Ratbodus, Arnulfus, Hugo, item Chuonradus, Liutharius, Berengarius, Matfridus, Boso, Sigeri, Hartmannus, Liuthardus, Richuinus, Wigricus, Hunfridus, Bernoldus, Hatto, Adalbertus, Burchardus, Christianus, Leutulfus, Hessi, Herimannus, item Hruodulfus, Sigehardus"[652].  The Annales Bertiniani record that "Hunfridus Gothiæ marchio" expelled Comte Raymond from Toulouse in 863[653].  He fled to Italy in 864, then Swabia[654].  Graf im Zürichgau 872/76. 

 

 

The parentage of the following individual is not known, but it is likely that he was related to the Hunfriding family as explained below: 

1.         ADALHELM (-after 12 Apr 858).  Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks donated property to deacon Adalhelm which was previously in "comitatum Adelhelmi comitis…in pago Durgouue in locis…Bussenanc et Uuichrammesuuilare" which "temporibus Odelric comitis post illum Adelhelmi comitis in benefitium habuit" by charter dated 15 May 857[655].  It appears from this charter that Adalhelm had succeeded his predecessor, Udalrich probably a close relative, as Graf im Thurgau.  It is probable that deacon Adalhelm was a close relative of Graf Adalhelm.  Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks granted property to Wolvene for life and after his death to Kloster Rheinau "in ducatu Alemannico in pago Turgauue videlicet comitatu Adalhelmi" by charter dated 12 Apr 858[656].  This charter provides one of the few examples of a pagus being co-extensive with a county in the 9th century. 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 5.    GRAFEN im RHEINGAU

 

 

Rheingau straddled the upper reaches of the river Rhine before it flows into Lake Constance. 

 

 

A.      GRAFEN von BREGENZ

 

 

Bregenz is located on the south-east shore of Lake Constance, in the Rheingau, and is now in the western Austrian province of Vorarlberg.  According to the Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis[657], the Grafen von Bregenz were descended from Graf Udalrich [VII].  Europäische Stammtafeln, on the other hand, shows Adalbert, brother of Graf Udalrich [VII], as the likely ancestor of the Grafen von Bregenz[658] although the basis for this speculation has not yet been found. 

 

 

UDALRICH [VII], son of UDALRICH [VI] [Outzo] & his wife Diepurga --- (-16 Mar 973).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Oudalricum alterum Marquardum tercium Liutfridum quartum Gebehardum" as the four sons of "Outzo comes", specifying that Udalrich fought in the war of Emperor Otto I against the Hungarians, founded "Lindaugense monasterium" where he was buried and left posterity "apud Brigantium"[659].  Graf 955.  The Annales Sangallenses record the deaths in 973 of "Udalricus comes et Ekkehardus monachus"[660].  The necrology of Petrishusen records the death "XVII Kal Apr" of "Uodolricus com frater s Gebehardi"[661]

m ---.  The name of Udalrich's wife is not known. 

Graf Udalrich [VII] & his wife had [two] children:

1.         [MARQUARD [I] (-1019).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[662], Marquard [I] was the possible son of Adalbert, but this is inconsistent with the Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis which names Graf Udalrich [VII], brother of Adalbert, as ancestor of the Grafen von Bregenz[663].  Whatever the precise relationship, it is likely that Graf Marquard [I] belonged to this family as the name Marquard was also borne by another brother of Udalrich [VII] and Adalbert.  The Annales Einsidlenses record the death in 1019 of "Marahward comes"[664]m ---.  The name of Marquard's wife is not known.  Graf Marquard [I] & his wife had [one possible child]:

a)         [MARQUARD [II] (-after 1032).  Graf in Unterrätien 1032.] 

2.         [ADALBERTm ---.  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.]  Adalbert & his wife had [one possible child]:

a)         [WERNER [I] (-killed in battle 23 Aug 1040).  Vogt von Kaufungen. 

-        GRAFEN von GRÖNINGEN

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following members of this family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

According to Europäische Stammtafeln[665], the following four brothers were sons of Graf Marquard [II] (see above).  The basis for this speculation is not known, although continuity in the use of the names Ulrich and Marquard does suggest a close relationship. 

1.         OTTO [I] (-1 Dec ----).  Graf im Linzgau, Buchhorn und Oberrätien 1058.  He founded Kloster Hofen before 1089.  "Johanna" donated property "in pago Linzigouva in comitatu Ottonis in loco…Urenouva" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 4 Apr 1094, witnessed by "Berhtoldi ducis Suevorum, Burchardi comitis de Nellenburg advocati predicti monasterii, Manegoldi comitis et Wolfradi filii sui de Alshusen, Burchardi comitis de Frickinga…"[666].  The necrology of Hofen records the death "XVIII Kal Jan" of "Otto com"[667], which could refer to the husband of Berta of their son.  m BERTA, daughter of --- (-31 Jan ----).  The necrology of Hofen records the death "XI Kal Feb" of "Bertha com vidua fundatoris huius monasterii"[668].  Graf Otto [I] & his wife had two children: 

a)         OTTO [II] (-killed 1089, bur Kloster Hofen).  Graf von Buchhorn.  The Chronicon of Bernold records that "in Alemannia Otto comes…adulter" was beheaded by troops of "Ludovici comitis" whose wife he had married during her husband's lifetime and for which he had been excommunicated by the bishop of Konstanz, and his burial "apud monasterium in prædio ipsius constructum"[669]m (bigamously, as her second husband) ---, wife of LUDWIG Graf, daughter of ---. 

b)         daughter m ---[ von Kirchberg], son of ---. 

2.         MARQUARD [III] (-[1080]).  Graf im Argengau und Rheingau. 

3.         ULRICH [IX] (-before 1079, bur Petershausen).  Graf von Bregenz.  Graf im Argengau und Nibelgau.  m ---.  The name of Ulrich's wife is not known.  Graf Ulrich [IX] & his wife had three children:

a)         MARQUARD [IV] .  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  1079. 

b)         ULRICH [X] (-[26/28] Oct 1097, bur Mehrerau).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Bregenz

-        see below

c)         HEINRICH (-after 29 Dec 1094).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.   Graf im Nibelgau.  "Adelbertus" donated property "in pago Niebilgouva in comitatu Heinrici et in locis…Willeheris…Isinhartis…Siggun…Egilsvendi" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 29 Dec 1094[670]m ---.  The name of Heinrich´s wife is not known.  Heinrich & his wife had two children: 

i)          --- von Zeilm --- von Steusslingen, daughter of ---. 

ii)         daughter .  m [ADALBERO] von Twiel, son of ---. 

4.         EBERHARD von Bodman (-before 1079, bur Petershausen).  Graf im Unterrätien.  [Vogt von Petershausen 1058.] 

 

 

ULRICH [X] von Bregenz, son of ULRICH [IX] Graf von Bregenz & his wife --- (-[26/28] Oct 1097, bur Mehrerau).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Bregenz.  He founded Kloster Andelsbach, and in 1094 Kloster Mehrerau.  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1097 VI Kal Nov" of "Oudalricus comes" at "apud Brigantium" where he had become a monk[671].  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "VI Kal Nov" of "Ulricus com fundator huius loci"[672].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VII Kal Nov" of "Uodalricus com de Brigantia"[673]

Betrothed to --- von Habsburg, daughter of WERNER Graf [von Habsburg] & his wife Reginlint ---.  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "comes Oudalricus…Brigantium", records his betrothal to "filiam Wernheri comitis de Habichisburc" but states that he "concubit latenter cum Berhta filia Ruodolfi regis"[674]

m (before 1077) BERTHA  von Rheinfelden, daughter of RUDOLF Graf von Rheinfelden [later King of Germany] & his wife Adelaide de Savoie (-20 Jan after 1128, bur Mehrerau).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "comes Oudalricus…Brigantium", records his betrothal to "filiam Wernheri comitis de Habichisburc" but states that he "concubit latenter cum Berhta filia Ruodolfi regis"[675].  Gräfin von Kellmunz.  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Bertha relicta Oudalrici" and "filiorum suorum Roudolfi et Oudalrici" recording their donation after her husband died[676].  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "XIII Kal Feb" of "Bertha com"[677].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XIII Kal Feb" of "Berhta com de Brigantia"[678]

Graf Ulrich [X] & his wife had [four] children: 

1.         [ADELHEID (-before 28 Jun 1165).  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[679], the wife of Graf Ulrich may have been the daughter of Ulrich [X] Graf von Bregenz & his wife Bertha von Rheinfelden.  Her name was certainly Adelheid as the Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records the donation by "Roudolfus comes de Rammisberch" dated 1163 which names "matris meæ Adilheide"[680].  The same source, in an earlier passage, records the marriage of Graf Ulrich [X] which suggests that there might be a family connection.  m [ULRICH Graf von Ramsperg, son of ---.  1111/1155.] 

2.         RUDOLF (-27/28 Apr 1160)Graf von Bregenz.  "Otto de Chirichberk" donated property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "…Rodulfus comes de Bregantio…"[681].  Graf von Chur.  "Rudolfus comes Curiensis" and “Eberhardo comite de Kirchberg” exchanged property “in cella Oxenhusen in comitatu Diethboldi comitis” by charter dated 12 Jul 1127[682].  Vogt von Chur 1137/1139.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "comite Rudolfo Pregantino" (who is named first in the list, although the significance of this is uncertain), undated but dateable to [1152][683].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "V Kal Mai" of "Ruodolfus com de Brigantis"[684].  The necrology of Petrishusen records the death "IV Kal Mai" of "Ruodolfus com de Brigantia"[685]m firstly IRMENGARD von Calw, daughter of ADALBERT [II] Graf von Calw & his wife Wiltrudis of Lotharingia.  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names (in order) "Brunone, Adalberto, Gotefrido ac filiabus Uta et Irmingarde" as children of "Adalberti de Kalwa et uxoris eius Wieldrude"[686].  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "V Non Mai" of "Irmingart Rudolphi comitis [Brigantini] uxor"[687]m secondly WULFHILD of Bavaria, daughter of HEINRICH IX "der Schwarze" Duke of Bavaria [Welf] & his wife Wulfhild of Saxony (-8 May after 1156).  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "Iuditham, Sophiam, Mahtildem, Wulfildem" as the four daughters of "Heinricus dux ex Wulfilde", specifying that Wulfhild married "Roudolfus Bregantinus comes"[688].  The Annalista Saxo names "Heinricum inclitum ducem Saxonie et Bawarie et Welfonem et quatuor filias" children of Duke Heinrich and his wife Wulfhild, specifying that "terciam nominee Wifhildem" married "Rodolfus comes de Bregence"[689].  Nun at Wessobrunn 1155.  Graf Rudolf & his second wife had one child: 

a)         ELISABETH (-20 Mar ----, after 1 Jun 1216).  The Historia Monasterii Marchtelanensis names "Elisabet filiam…comitis domini Rudolfi de Bregantia" as the wife of "Hugonis palatini comitis de Tuwingen", specifying that she was "ducis Welphonis…sororis filiam"[690].  1152/1218.  Heiress of Montfort and Bregenz.  "Hugo palatinus comes de Tuwingen cum…coniuge mea Elyzabeth et filiis nostris" founded Kloster Marchthal by charter dated 1 May 1171[691].  "Hugo comes de Monteforti et carnalis frater eius Rudolfus…palatinus Tüwingen et mater eorum" donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 24 Jun 1209, witnessed by "…comes Diethalmus junior de Togginburg…"[692].  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "IV Kal Apr" of "Elisabet com"[693]m (before 7 Feb 1158[694]) HUGO [IV] Pfalzgraf von Tübingen, son of HUGO [III] Graf von Tübingen, Pfalzgraf & his wife Hemma [von Zollern] (-18 Dec 1182). 

3.         ULRICH [XI] (-30 Apr ----).  1094.  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "XI Kal Mai" of "Ulricus com Brigantinus"[695]

4.         HEINRICH von Kellmünz (-before 26 Mar 1128). 

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von MONTFORT

 

 

Schloß Montfort was near Götzis, in present-day Vorarlberg in western Austria on the frontier with Switzerland.  The county of Montfort expanded eastwards and northwards to include the larger county of Bregenz, the Herrschaft of Tettnang west of Bregenz along the north-east shore of Lake Constance, and the Herrschaften of Dornbirn, Feldkirch and Hohenems, which lay along the upper reaches of the river Rhine north of what is today the principality of Liechtenstein.  Montfort also owned the Herrschaft of Jagdberg which was an isolated territory just west of the town of Chur. 

 

 

HUGO von Tübingen, son of HUGO [IV] Pfalzgraf von Tübingen & his wife Elisabeth von Bregenz (-12 Mar [1230/34]).  "Hugo comes de Monteforti et carnalis frater eius Rudolfus…palatinus Tüwingen et mater eorum" donated property to St Gallen by charter dated 24 Jun 1209, witnessed by "…comes Diethalmus junior de Togginburg…"[696].  Graf von Bregenz 1191.  Graf von Montfort 1208. 

m firstly --- von Eschenbach-Schnabelberg, daughter of ---. 

m secondly MECHTILD von Wangen, daughter of FRIEDRICH von Wangen & his wife ---. 

Hugo [I] & his first wife had children: 

1.         RUDOLF [I] (-[Sep 1244/7 Oct 1247])

-        GRAFEN von WERDENBERG

2.         WILHELM (-20 Sep 1237).  Provost at Chur cathedral. 

3.         HUGO [II] (-11 Aug 1260).  "Comes Hugo Brigantinus" confirmed the donation of property to Kloster Boos made by "Fr[idericus] de Zwirgunberc ministerialis noster" by charter dated Jun 1234[697]m ELISABETH von Burgau, daughter of HEINRICH Markgraf von Burgau & his wife ---. 

a)         RUDOLF [II] (-19 Oct 1302)Graf von Montfort in Feldkirch.  m (before 18 Sep 1265) AGNES von Grüningen, daughter of HARTMANN [I] Graf von Grüningen & his [first/second wife ---].  Graf Rudolf [V] sold the Grafschaft Feldkirch to Austria in 1375. 

b)         HUGO [III] (-[21 May/5 Dec] 1309)Graf von Montfort in Tettnang. 

c)         ULRICH [I] (-Apr 1287)Graf von Montfort in Bregenz. 

d)         FRIEDRICH (-3 Jun 1290).  Bishop of Chur 1283. 

e)         WILHELM (-11 Oct 1301).  Abbot of St Gall 1281. 

f)          HEINRICH (-17 Jan 1307).  Canon at Chur Cathedral. 

g)         ADELHEIDm EGINO [IV] Vogt von Matsch, son of ---. 

h)         HERMANN

Hugo [I] & his second wife had five children: 

4.         HEINRICH (-14 Nov 1272).  Bishop of Chur 1268. 

5.         FRIEDRICH (-12 Mar 1285).  Canon at Konstanz cathedral. 

6.         AGNES .  Heiress of Wiesberg.  m SCHWICKER von Ramosch, son of ---. 

7.         daughter .  m WALTER von Vaz, son of --- (-1253). 

8.         ELISABETH (-after 27 Oct 1266).  "Henricus comes de Werde et Lantgravius Alsatie…[et] domine Elisabet collateralis nostre" pledged "villam Ipfensheim" by charter dated 2 Jul 1233[698].  “Emich der Wildegreve und…Elizabeth sin…frawe geborn von Monfort” confirmed agreement with "grauen Sigebrechte von Werde deme lantgraven von Elsaze mime sune" concerning his inheritance dated 6 Feb 1265[699].  “Grave Sygebreht der lantgrave zu Elseze und…Gerthrud sin…frowe” signed another agreement with "Emicho der wildegrave und…Elisabeth sin…frowe geborn von Montfort" dated 27 Oct 1266[700]m firstly MANEGOLD [I] Graf von Nellenburg-Veringen, son of ---.  m secondly (before 2 Jul 1233) HEINRICH [I] Graf von Werde Landgraf im Elsaß, son of SIEGBERT Graf von Werde & his wife --- (-1238).  m thirdly (1239) EMICH [II] Wildgraf und Graf von Kyrburg, son of KONRAD [II] Wildgraf & his wife Gisela von Saarbrücken (-1284). 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 6.    GRAFEN im BREISGAU

 

 

 

A.      GRAFEN im BREISGAU

 

 

An obscure minor noble family in Swabia, the Zähringen dynasty owed their rise to power to the support they gave to the cause of the nobility in its long running dispute with Emperor Heinrich IV during the final decades of the 11th century.  They sided with the anti-king of Germany, Rudolf von Rheinfelden Duke of Swabia, after his election in 1077.  The Zähringer were by that time of sufficient local importance to be courted by both sides in the dispute, the emperor appointing family members as Duke of Carinthia and Duke of Swabia at different times.  The dynasty concentrated its attention on building its territorial influence around Freiburg im Breisgau.  Like the less powerful family of the Grafen von Hohenburg which was centred on Wiesneck[701], the Zähringer held property in the Black Forest on both banks of the upper reaches of the river Rhine.  It held countships in the Thurgau, Albgau, Ortenau and Breisgau[702].  The ducal branch acquired the family's Swabian possessions, maintained the title duke after it ceased to be duke of Swabia and eventually applied it to the imperial fief of Zähringen which it held directly from the German crown. 

 

The older branch of the family were ancestors of the Grafen von Habsburg.  Albrecht [III] Graf von Habsburg (who died in 1199) was descended from the Alsatian Grafen im Sundgau (see the document ALSACE), as shown by the charter dated 1186 under which “Albertus comes de Habesburg. Lantgravius Alsatie” confirmed the privileges of “monasterii Sancti Trudperti...in Nigra Silva” founded by “prædecessorum et progenitorum nostrorum Lutfridi comitis, Otperti et Ramperti”, which quotes the earlier charter dated 21 Feb 903 (“anno III regnante Ludevico filio Arnolfi, sub comite Wolfilino”) under which “Luitfridus...et fratre meo Hugone” confirmed the foundation by “antecessoribus meis Otperto...et Ramperto”, with the consent of “filiis meis Hunfrido (...in Norgauwe), Luitfrido (...in Sungawa), Hugone (...in Eginsheim)[703].  The precise descent is not known.  Nor is it known whether the two families were connected through the male or female line. 

 

The Genealogia Zaringorum[704] was written at the monastery of St Peter in the Black Forest, early in the 13th century judging by its recording the death of the youngest son of Konrad Duke of Zähringen.  It is accompanied by a Continuatio, probably written just over a century later as it ends with a marriage dated elsewhere to before 1318. 

 

 

1.         GUNTRAM "der Reiche", son of --- (-9 Aug, after 973).  Graf im Breisgau: Emperor Otto I granted property "habere Cuntramnus comes in pago Prisecgeuue in comitatu Pirihtihonis in locis…Puckinga, Uringa, Muron" to Konrad Bishop of Konstanz by charter dated 21 Feb 962[705]m ---.  The name of Guntram's wife is not known.  Graf Guntram & his wife had one child: 

a)         LANZELIN [Landolt] (-991).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Herr zu Muri 976, 981.  Graf im Thurgau.  m LIUTGARD [von Nellenburg], daughter of EBERHARD [III] Graf [von Nellenburg] Graf im Thurgau & his wife ---.  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.   Graf Lanzelin & his wife had four children: 

i)          RATBOD (-30 Jun, before 1045, bur Kloster Muri).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Founded the Convent at Muri.  Graf im Klettgau[706] 1023.  He built the castle of Habsburg in the Aargau.  He shared his territories with his younger brother Rudolf I, retaining Aargau and Klettgau.  An undated charter records the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" and records that "fratre…eius Rudolfo" founded "cellam Othmarshein"[707].  Another undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri records that "Radeboto comes" was buried in Kloster Muri[708].  m IDA, daughter of --- (23 Jul or 23 Aug [970]-[1028], bur Muri).  Her marriage is confirmed by a charter of the abbey of Muri which names "Wernherum comitem et Richenzam uxorem eius de Lentzburg" as the children of "Ita de Habspurg"[709].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[710], Ida was stepsister of Kuno, father of Rudolf Graf von Rheinfelden anti-king of Germany.  This is presumably based on a Habsburg genealogy which records that "Theodricus dux Lotharingorum et Chono comes de Rinfelden" were brothers and that "horum soror Ita comitissa de Habspurg" restored the monastery of Muri[711].  The identity of "Theodricus dux Lotharingorum" in this text is confused as the passage also records that he was father of "Gerhardum ducem", who in turn was father of "Gerhardum de Egisheim, patrem Uodelrici et Sthephani".  The question remains whether Ita, wife of Ratbod, could have been related to Kuno von Rheinfelden.  According to another table in Europäische Stammtafeln[712], she was the sister of Werner Bishop of Strasbourg.  This is based on an undated charter which records the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" and states that Ita was "de partibus Lotharingorum…sororem Theodrici ducis ac Wernharii, Argentine civitatis episcopi"[713].  A necrology of unknown provenance, marked "Fragmenta Incerta" in the compilation, records the death "X Kal Aug" of "Ita uxor comitis Radbotonis de Vindonissa"[714].  Graf Ratbod & his wife had four children: 

(a)       OTTO [I] (-killed [1045/55], bur Strasbourg).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" names "Otto et Alberctus et Wernharius" as their children, adding that Otto was killed "ab Erinliero quodam milite" and was buried at Strasbourg[715].  Graf im Oberelsaß (Upper Alsace). 

(b)       ALBRECHT [I] (-Hünigen [before 1050], bur Muri).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" names "Otto et Alberctus et Wernharius" as their children, adding that Albrecht died "ad Honigin" and was buried with his father (at Kloster Muri)[716]

(c)       WERNER [I] (-11 Nov 1096, bur Muri).  An undated charter relating to the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" names "Otto et Alberctus et Wernharius" as their children, adding that Otto was killed "ab Erinliero quodam milite" and was buried at Strasbourg[717].  A Habsburg genealogy names "Wernherum comitem et Richenzam sororem eius de Lenzburg" as the children of "Ita de Habspurg"[718]

          -        GRAFEN von HABSBURG.

(d)       RICHENZA (-27 May 1080, bur Kloster Muri).  A Habsburg genealogy names "Wernherum comitem et Richenzam sororem eius de Lenzburg" as the children of "Ita de Habspurg"[719].  The necrology of the church of Bero records the death "VI Kal Iun 1080" of "Richenza com"[720]m [ULRICH [II] Graf von Lenzburg und im Zürichgau], nepos of ULRICH [I] Graf von Lenzburg. 

ii)         RUDOLF [I] (-before 29 Jan 1063).  An undated charter records the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" and records that "fratre…eius Rudolfo" founded "cellam Othmarshein"[721].  Graf im Oberelsaß (Upper Alsace) and the Rauhen Alb, following his older brother’s partition of the family territories.  "Heinricus…rex" confirmed the donation of property "in comitatu Chunonis comitis et in pago Alsatia…in comitatu Gerardi comitis…in comitatu Wernhardi comitis et in pago Mortenva…in comitatu Herimanni comitis et in pago Brisergouiaæ…in comitatu Rudolphi comitis et in pago Scerron…in comitatu Liutoldi comitis et in pago Chletgowe…in comitatu Arnoldi comitis et in pago Frichgoue" to Kloster Otmarsheim by "vidua Chunigund…a marito illius Rudolpho" by charter dated 1 Mar 1064[722].  He founded, together with his wife, the Convent of Ottmarsheim, in Upper Alsace[723]m KUNIGUNDE, daughter of --- (-after 1 Mar 1064).  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. 

iii)        WERNER (-Constantinople 28 Oct 1028, bur Constantinople).  His parentage is indicated by a charter dated 1027 under which "Wernherus Strasburgensis episcopus et castri quod dicitur Habesbur, fundator monasterio in patrimonio meo…Mure…in pago Argoia in comitatu Rore" donated property to Kloster Muri "per manum germani fratris mei Lancelini"[724].  An undated charter which records the foundation of Kloster Muri by "Radeboto comes…uxorem…Itam" states that Ita was "de partibus Lotharingorum…sororem Theodrici ducis ac Wernharii, Argentine civitatis episcopi" and adds that Werner died and was buried at Constantinople "anno 1027"[725]Bishop of Strasbourg 1002.  Imperial envoy at the court of Constantinople.

iv)        LANCELIN (-after 1027).  His parentage is indicated by a charter dated 1027 under which "Wernherus Strasburgensis episcopus et castri quod dicitur Habesbur, fundator monasterio in patrimonio meo…Mure…in pago Argoia in comitatu Rore" donated property to Kloster Muri "per manum germani fratris mei Lancelini"[726]same person as…?  LANDOLT .  It is not known whether "Lancelini" was the same person as Landolt, husband of Bertha, but the similarity of names suggests that it is possible.  Vogt of Reichenau 992.  Ancestor of the House of Zähringen[727].] 

          -        see below

 

 

LANCELIN, son of LANZELIN Graf von Altenburg & his wife Lütgard von Nellenburg (-after 1027).  His parentage is indicated by a charter dated 1027 under which "Wernherus Strasburgensis episcopus et castri quod dicitur Habesbur, fundator monasterio in patrimonio meo…Mure…in pago Argoia in comitatu Rore" donated property to Kloster Muri "per manum germani fratris mei Lancelini"[728]

same person as…?  LANDOLT (-after 992).  It is not known whether "Lancelini" was the same person as Landolt, husband of Bertha, but the similarity of names suggests that it is possible.  Vogt of Reichenau 992. 

m BERTHA, sister of FRIEDRICH Graf im Sündergau [Staufer], daughter of --- (-after [1000]).  The Tabula consanguinitatis Friderici I regis et Adelæ reginæ (which provided the basis for their divorce) records "Berta" and "Fridericus" as brother and sister, and their descendants[729]

Landolt & his wife had two children: 

1.         BEZZELIN [Bertilo] (-15 Jul [1024]).  The Tabula consanguinitatis Friderici I regis et Adelæ reginæ (which provided the basis for their divorce) names "Berta" (sister of "Fridericus") as mother of "Bezelinum de Vilingen"[730].  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Bezelinus comes" and his brother "Gebezone" as the first known members of the Zähringer family, specifying that they built Kloster Sulzburg near Mühlheim[731].  Graf in der Ortenau.  "Otto…rex" confirmed an exchange of property "villam…Nerichouua ultra fluvium Moldaha" agreed between Gisalhar Archbishop of Magdeburg and "Becilinum comitem" by charter dated 18 Sep 991[732], although it is not known whether this refers to the same person.  "Pyrtilo" founded the monastery of Sulzburg by charter dated to [993], confirmed by Emperor Otto II by charter dated 22 Jun 993 at the request of "Byrchtilonis comitis" specifying that Sulzburg was "in pago Brysichgowe…in comitatu superius iam scripti Birchtilonis comitis"[733].  "Otto…Romanorum imperator augustus" granted the right to a market in Villingen to "Berhtoldo comiti nostro" by charter dated 29 Mar 999[734].  This may have been the same person as Bezzelin, ancestor of the Zähringen family, or at least the grantee may have been closely related to him considering that the name Berthold was used frequently by Bezzelin's descendants.  "Pirctelo…cum manu fratris mei Gebehardi" donated property to Sulzburg monastery "in pago Prisicheuue in comitatu Adalberoni comitis", and granted the monastery to the church of Basel, by charter dated 28 Mar 1008, witnessed by "Adalbero comes, Beretholt comes, Ruodolf comes…"[735].  "Heinricus…Romanorum imperator augustus" renewed the privileges of Kloster Fulda by undated charter, placed in the compilation with other charters dated 1020, witnessed by "Godifridi ducis, Berinhardi ducis, Thiederici ducis, Welphonis comitis, Cunonis comitis, Kunrati comitis, Ottonis comitis, Adilbrahtis comitis, Bobonis comitis, Friderici comitis, Bezilini comitis, Ezonis comitis palatini"[736], the order of witnesses presumably giving some idea of the relative importance of these named nobles at the court of Emperor Heinrich II at the time.  m [LIUTGARD], daughter of ---, patruus of EBERHARD [IV] "dem Seligen" Graf von Nellenburg.  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  Graf Bezzelin & his wife had one child: 

a)         BERTHOLD (-Limburg 5/6 Nov 1078, bur Hirsau).  The Tabula consanguinitatis Friderici I regis et Adelæ reginæ (which provided the basis for their divorce) names "Bertolfum cum Barba" as son of "Bezelinum de Vilingen"[737].  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus Cum-barba" as son of "Bezelinus comes", specifying that he was buried at Hirsau[738].  "Heinricus…Romanorum imperator augustus" confirmed property "…in pago Brysihcgowe in villis Mulinheim et Ougheim in comitatu Bertholdi comitis…in pago Brisihcgowe in villa Piccensole in comitatu supra dicti Bertholdi comitis…" to the cathedral of Basel by charter dated 1 Jun 1048[739].  "Eberhardus comes Turegie provincie" exchanged property with "Bertholdo Carinthiorum duce" by charter dated early Mar 1050, witnessed by "…Burchardus et Eberhardus et Adelbertus, filii Eberhardi comitis…"[740].  This charter is presumably misdated as Berthold did not become Duke of Carinthia until 1061, and his son Marchese in 1072.  He was promised the duchy of Swabia by the emperor.  He was installed in 1061 as BERTHOLD I "the Bearded" Duke of Carinthia.  The Annals of Berthold record that "Berhtoldus comes Suevigena" was appointed Duke of Carinthia in 1061 after the death of "Chounradus…Carantanis ducis"[741].  He never obtained actual possession of the duchy[742], and was deposed in 1077.  Marchese di Verona 1066.  Graf im Breisgau until 1077.  Heinrich IV King of Germany confirmed the privileges of Basel church in property "in comitatu Berchtoldi in pago Brisichgowi" by charter dated 20 May 1073[743].  He founded Kloster Weilheim unter Teck before 1073.  He was one of the principal adversaries of Emperor Heinrich IV in the investiture dispute, demonstrated by King Heinrich redistributing Berthold's properties by charter dated 1 Jul 1077 under which "Heinricus…rex" granted property "in pago Brisgowe Bertholfi iam non duci iusto iudicio sublatum" to the church of Strasbourg[744]m firstly RICHWARA, daughter of --- (-before [1056]).  .  The wife of "Berchtoldus dux de Zaringen" is named "Richwara" in a list of founders of the monastery of St Peter in Schwarzwald[745].  According to Wegener, she was Richwara of Swabia, daughter of Hermann IV Duke of Swabia [Babenberg] & his wife Adelaida di Susa.  However, this seems unlikely from a chronological point of view.  Richwara gave birth to five children, presumably between [1045/55], so is unlikely to have been born later than 1030, when her supposed father was only 15 years old and her supposed mother about 10.  m secondly ([1056]) BEATRIX de Mousson, daughter of LOUIS Comte de Mousson & his wife Sophie of Upper Lotharingia  (-26 Oct 1092, bur Toul Cathedral).  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1092 VII Kal Nov…in civitate Leucorum" of "Beatrix soror Friderici marchionis et uxor quondam Berthaldi ducis" and her burial by the bishop of the same place[746].  Duke Berthold & his first wife had five children:

i)          HERMANN ([1045/48]-Cluny 26 Apr 1074).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus" as son of "Berchtoldus Cum-barba", and "Hermannus" as brother of "Berchtoldus [et] Gebehardo", specifying that Hermann was appointed "in marchionem" but abandoned his post to become a monk at Cluny[747].  "Eberhardus comes Turegie provincie" exchanged property with "Bertholdo Carinthiorum duce" by charter dated early Mar 1050, witnessed by "…Herimannus marchio filius B. ducis…"[748].  This charter is presumably misdated as Berthold did not become Duke of Carinthia until 1061.  He was installed as Marchese di Verona: "Hesso" placed property "in pago Brisgoacensi sive Archaim...in manum Hermanni marchionis marchie Veronensis" to donate “capellam...Rimesengen” to Cluny by charter dated to 1072 or before[749].  The Annals of Berthold record that "Herimannus marchio, filius ducis Bertholdi, adolescens adhuc" left all his possessions, his wife and only son in 1073 to become a monk at Cluny[750].  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1074 VII Kal Mai" of "Heremannus marchio, filius Bertaldi ducis", commenting that "adhuc adolescens" he had left his wife and only son to become a monk at Cluny[751]m JUDITH, daughter of --- (-Salerno 27 Sep 1091, bur Backnang).  The wife of "Hermannus [1] marchio" is named "Iudinta" in a list of founders of the monastery of St Peter in Schwarzwald[752].  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "V Kal Oct" in 1091 of "Iuditha...marchionissa...uxor quondam Heremanni...marchionis", adding that after her husband became a monk she went "ad domnum papam Salernum" where she lived under his protection[753].  Graf Hermann [I] & his wife had one child: 

(a)       HERMANN [II] (-[7 Oct] [1130], bur Backnang Stiftskirche).  The Annals of Berthold record that "Herimannus marchio, filius ducis Bertholdi, adolescens adhuc" left all his possessions, his wife and only son in 1073 to become a monk at Cluny[754].  Graf im Breisgau 1087.  "Theodericus" donated property "in pago Briscaugia in comitatu Hermanni in locis…Anemotinga, Zaizmannersmate, Regol, Richinbach, Winedoriuti, Baldinga" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 2 Apr 1094[755].  Markgraf 1089.  Markgraf von Limburg 1100.  Graf im Ufgau 1102.  Markgraf von Baden 27 Apr 1112. 

-         MARKGRAFEN von BADEN

ii)         BERTHOLD ([1050]-12 Apr 1111, bur St Peter in Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus" as son of "Berchtoldus Cum-barba", referring to him first among the brothers, specifying that he was buried at St Peter in 1111[756].  He was installed in 1092 as BERTHOLD II Duke of Swabia.  He was installed in 1092 as BERTHOLD II Duke of Carinthia, in opposition to Duke Heinrich II [Eppenstein].  Herzog von Zähringen 1100. 

-         HERZOGEN von ZÄHRINGEN

iii)        GEBHARD (-12 Nov 1110).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Gebehardo Constantiensi episcopo" as brother of "Berchtoldus"[757].  The Zwiefaltensis Chronicon names "Gebehardum Constantensem episcopum, Bertolfi ducis germanum" when recording his death "II Id Nov 1110"[758].  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Gebehardus vir nobilissimus frater Bertholdi ducis de Zaringin" specifying that he was "prepositus apud Xantum"[759].  Provost at Xanten.  Monk at Hirsau before 1084.  Bishop of Konstanz 1084-1110.  Papal legate in Germany 1099-1107. 

iv)       RICHINZA von Spitzenburg (bur Schaffhausen Allerheiligen).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and two marriages has not yet been identified.  Heiress of Kirchen.  1092/[1110].  m firstly --- von Frickingenm secondly LUDWIG von Sigmaringen [Helfenstein] (-before 1092). 

v)        LIUTGARDE (-18 Mar [1119]).  The Tabula consanguinitatis Friderici I regis et Adelæ reginæ (which provided the basis for their divorce) names "Liutgardim" as daughter of "Bertolfum cum Barba" and mother of "marchionem Theobaldum"[760].  The Fundatio Monasterii Richenbacensis names "Lukardis" as mother of "marchio Dietpaldus" in connection with the foundation of Reichenbach[761].  The primary source which confirms her second marriage has not yet been identified.  m firstly DIEPOLD [II] von Giengen Markgraf im Nordgau, son of DIETPOLD [I] Graf [von Cham] [Ratpotonen] & his wife --- (-killed in battle near Wellrichstadt 7 Aug 1078).  m secondly ERNST von Grögling Graf von Ottenburg, son of [HARTWICH [II] Graf an der unteren Ampar & his wife Avisa ---] (-12 Jan [1096/97]). 

2.         GEBHARD .  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Bezelinus comes" and his brother "Gebezone" as the first known members of the Zähringer family, specifying that they built Kloster Sulzburg near Mühlheim[762].  "Pirctelo…cum manu fratris mei Gebehardi" donated property to Sulzburg monastery "in pago Prisicheuue in comitatu Adalberoni comitis", and granted the monastery to the church of Basel, by charter dated 28 Mar 1008, witnessed by "Adalbero comes, Beretholt comes, Ruodolf comes…"[763]

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von FREIBURG

 

 

The Annales Sancti Trudperti record that the town of Freiburg was founded in 1118 by "duce Bertholdo"[764].  The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

KONRAD [I] von Urach, son of EGINO [V] Graf von Urach und Freiburg & his wife Adelheid von Neffen (-24 Sep 1271).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Cunradum comitem, qui contraxit cum Sophya de Zolre" son of "Egenonem qui contraxit cum Adelheid de Nifen"[765].  Graf zu Urach.  Graf von Freiburg.  "Gräfin Adelheid von Freiburg" confirmed the sale of property to Kloster Allerheilingen im Schwarzwald, with the consent of "ihres Sohenes Konrad und ihrer übrigen Söhne", by charter dated 8 Apr 1239[766].  “Chuonradus comes et dominus in Friburch” confirmed rights to Freiburg as granted by “pater noster pie memorie comes Egeno ac nobilis matrona mater nostra Adelheidis” by charter dated 30 Sep 1238, witnessed by “fratri nostro B. comiti in Ura[767].  “Conradus comes de Friburg” granted privileges to “capellam S. Martini...in...civitate Friburg...fratribus minoribus” by charter dated 25 May 1246[768].  The Annales Basilienses record the death in 1271 of "comes de Friburc"[769].  The necrology of Günthersthal records the death "VIII Kal Oct" of "Cunradus com de Friburg"[770]

m (Papal dispensation 4o Lyon 18 May 1248) SOPHIE von Zollern, daughter of FRIEDRICH [II] Graf von Zollern Burggraf von Nürnberg & his wife Elisabeth --- (-after 1 Feb 1252).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Cunradum comitem, qui contraxit cum Sophya de Zolre"[771].  Pope Innocent IV issued a dispensation for the marriage of "Fridericum comitem de Zolre…Sophiam natam ipsius Friderici" and "Conradi comitis de Friburch" dated 18 May 1248[772]

Graf Konrad & his wife had [five] children: 

1.         KONRAD [II] (-2 Oct [1301/02]).  Canon at Strasbourg 1265/1296.  Canon at Konstanz 1266/1279.  Provost at Konstanz cathedral 1300.  The necrology of Günthersthal records the death "VI Non Oct" of "Cunradus com de Friburg et ppos Constantiensis"[773]

2.         EGINO [II] (-24 Dec after 1317, bur Freiburg St Klara).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Egenonem comitem, qui contraxit Katerina de Lichtenberg" son of "Cunradum comitem, qui contraxit cum Sophya de Zolre"[774]Graf von Freiburg.  “Graue Egine und Graue Heinrich von Friburc” granted protection to “Her Burchart Meinwart von Friburc” by charter dated 15 Aug 1272[775].  The necrology of Günthersthal records the death "IX Kal Jan" of "Egen com de Friburg"[776]m KATHARINA von Lichtenberg, daughter of LUDWIG [I] Herr von Lichtenberg & his wife --- (-7 Jul 1283 or after, bur Freiburg St Klara).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Cunradum comitem…" as son of "Egenonem comitem, qui contraxit Katerina de Lichtenberg"[777].  The necrology of Günthersthal records the death "Non Jul" of "Katherina com de Friburg dicta de Liechtenberg"[778].  Graf Egino [II] & his wife had seven children: 

a)         KONRAD [III] (-10 Jul 1350).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Cunradum comitem…" as son of "Egenonem comitem, qui contraxit Katerina de Lichtenberg"[779]Graf von Freiburg

-        see below

b)         HEINRICH (-29 Sep [1311/13]).  Canon at Strasbourg 1292, kustos of Strasbourg cathedral 1299 and 1310.  Scholasticus at Strasbourg cathedral 1302.  The necrology of Günthersthal records the death "III Kal Oct" of "Heinricus com de Friburg dictus Küster"[780]

c)         GEBHARD (-Strasbourg 30/31 May 1337, bur Strasbourg Cathedral).  Canon at Strasbourg 1292/1302, archdeacon 1298/1303.  General-Vikar of Konstanz 1309.  Elected Bishop of Strasbourg 1328.  The Liber Anniversariorum of churches at Konstanz records the death "III Kal Jun 1337" of "Gebhardus com de Friburg ppos Argentinensis et thesaurarius huius ecclesie"[781]

d)         EGINO (-14 Jul 1298).  Canon at Strasbourg 1292. 

e)         SOPHIE (-after 29 Mar 1335)m (Strasbourg 7 Jul 1286) FRIEDRICH [V] Graf von Leiningen (-1327). 

f)          ELISABETH (-9 Jul after 10 Jan 1342).  The Chronicle of Matthias Nueweburgensis names "filii sororis Conradi comitis Friburgensis" as mother of "duo fratres de Kyburg, Hartmannus et Eberhardus clericus, nepotes ex filio quondam Eberhardi de Habsburg"[782].  “Elisabet grevin von Kiburg frowe ze Oltingen” donated serfs to Gottstatt monastery, with the consent of “unser kinden her Eberharz grafen von Kyburg und fro Katherinen von Werdenberg” by charter dated 10 Jan 1342[783].  The necrology of Fraubrunnen records the death "VII Id Jul" of "Frouw Elysabeth ein gräfin von Kiburg"[784]m (1298) HARTMANN [I] Graf von Kiburg, son of EBERHARD [I] von Habsburg-Laufenburg Graf von Kiburg & his wife Anna von Kiburg (-29 Mar 1301). 

g)         KLARA .  Nun at St Klara, Strasbourg  1316. 

3.         HEINRICH (-[19 Aug 1300/9 Jul 1303]).  Graf von Freiburg.  “Graue Egine und Graue Heinrich von Friburc” granted protection to “Her Burchart Meinwart von Friburc” by charter dated 15 Aug 1272[785].  In Badenweiler 1272.  The Annales Basilienses record that "comes Heinricus frater comitis Friburgensis" devastated "claustrum Guotnowe" in 1272[786].  The Annales Colmarienses record that "comes Heinricus frater comitis de Fryburc" was captured and wounded in 1293[787].  m (before 2 May 1281) ANNA von Wartenberg, daughter of HEINRICH von Wartenberg gt Strass & his wife --- (-1 Aug 1320, bur Freiburg Dominican church).  Graf Heinrich & his wife had two children: 

a)         MARGARETA .  Heiress of Badenweiler.  1300/1329.  m firstly OTTO Graf von Strasberg [Neuchâtel] .  1300/1309.  m secondly --- von Montfort

b)         VERENA (-25 Dec 1320, bur Freiburg Dominican church).  Heiress of Wartenberg and Mausach.  m (before 5 Oct 1308, Papal dispensation 3o 9 Sep 1318) HEINRICH [II] Graf von Fürstenberg, son of FRIEDRICH [I] Graf von Fürstenberg & his wife Udelhild von Wolfach (-14 Dec 1337, bur Kloster auf Hof Neidingen). 

4.         ADELHEID (-17 Jan 1300).  The Annales Colmarienses record the death "XVI Kal Feb 1300" of "domina de Horburc soror comitis Friburgensis"[788]m firstly as his second wife, GOTTFRIED [I] Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg, son of RUDOLF [I] "der Schweigsame" Graf von Habsburg-Laufenburg & his wife Gertrud von Regensberg (-29 Sep 1271).  m secondly (before 27 Dec 1294) BURKHARD [II] Herr von Horburg (-before 25 May 1315). 

5.         [GOTTFRIED .  Canon at Konstanz 1275/1279.] 

 

 

KONRAD [III] von Freiburg, son of EGINO [II] Graf von Freiburg & his wife Katharina von Lichtenberg (-10 Jul 1350).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Cunradum comitem, qui contraxit cum filia ducis Lutoringie.  Qui genuit Fridericum, qui contraxit cum filia Rudolfi margravii de Hachberg" as son of "Egenonem comitem, qui contraxit Katerina de Lichtenberg"[789]Graf von Freiburg

m firstly (contract Freiburg 22 Mar 1290, Strasbourg 9 Jul 1290) CATHERINE de Lorraine Dame de Romont, daughter of FERRY II Duke of Lorraine & his wife Marguerite de Champagne Infanta de Navarra (-after 13 Mar 1316).  The Annales Colmarienses record the marriage in 1290 of "comes Egyno Friburgensis filio suo" and "filiam ducis Lotharingiæ"[790].  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Cunradum comitem, qui contraxit cum filia ducis Lutoringie…"[791].  Dame de Romont. 

m secondly (before 29 Oct 1330) as her first husband, ANNA von Signau, daughter of ULRICH von Signau & his wife --- (-after 30 Mar 1368).  She married secondly (1352 after 18 Jan) Hermann III Herzog von Teck

Graf Konrad [III] & his first wife had three children: 

1.         FRIEDRICH (-9 Nov 1356).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Fridericum, qui contraxit cum filia Rudolfi margravii de Hachberg" as son of "Cunradum comitem, qui contraxit cum filia ducis Lutoringie"[792]Graf von Freiburgm firstly (before 7 Feb 1318) ANNA von Hachberg, daughter of RUDOLF Markgraf von Hachburg & his wife Benedikta [Agnes] von Rothelin (-28 Feb 1331, bur Freiburg Dominikanerkirche).  m secondly (1334) MATHILDE de Montfaucon, widow of RICHARD Comte de la Roche, daughter of GAUTHIER [II] de Montfaucon & his wife Mathilde de la Marche (-1360).  Graf Friedrich & his first wife had one child: 

a)         KLARA (-after 29 Mar 1371)Gräfin von FreiburgFrau von Lichteneck.  m ([1340]) GOTTFRIED Graf von Tübingen (-after 13 Feb 1369, bur Freiburg Dominican church). 

2.         KONRAD .  Priest at Freiburg 1347. 

3.         EGINO [III] (-[7 May/3 Sep] 1385)Graf von Freiburg zu Nimburg und Lichteneck.  m (before 21 Oct 1360) VARENE de Neuchâtel, daughter of LOUIS Comte de Neufchâtel & his second wife Catherine de Neuchâtel [en Bourgogne] (-[10 May 1373/15 Jun 1374]).  “Frena filia...Ludovici comitis et domini Novi Castri Lausannensis diocesis, uxor...Egenonis comitis Friburgi in Briscue” confirmed grants made by her father to “domine Margarite de Woufflens uxoris...domini Ludovici patris mei” by charter dated 14 Aug 1372[793].  A third testament of “Loys cons et sires de Noufchastel en la dyocese de Losenne”, dated 10 May 1373, appoints as his heirs “mes...filies Ysabel contesse de Nidoive et dame de Vuillafens le nuef...et Vrena ma filie feme dou conte Egen de Fribourg en Briscouve...[794].  “Hegon conte de Fribourg en Beriscow” acknowledged a debt to “Perronet de Mont escuer maistre de lostel ma seour dame Ysabel contesse de Nuefchastel” for “les obseques et lenterrement de ma...feme Frene” by charter dated 15 Jun 1374[795].  Graf Egino [III] & his wife had two children: 

a)         KONRAD [IV] (-16 Apr 1424).  Herr zu Badenweiler.  The testament of “Isabella comitissa et domina Novi Castri”, dated 27 Nov 1394, bequeathes property to “domino Girardo bastardo de Novo Castro...nostrum nepotem Conradum comitem Friburgi filium quondam Egonis comitis Friburgi et domine Verene de Novo Castro...nostre sororis[796].  Landvogt im Breisgau.  Seigneur de Neuchâtel 1395.  m firstly (contract 10 May 1390) MARIE de Vergy, daughter of JEAN [III] "le Grand" de Vergy Seigneur de Fouvent & his wife --- (-29 Mar 1407).  The marriage contract of “Conraut comte de Fribourg signeur de Badeville pres de Neufchastel sur le Rin” and “Jehan de Vergey seigneur de Fonvens et seneschal de Bourgongne chevalier...Marie de Vergery sa fille” is dated 10 May 1390[797]m secondly ([18 Mar 1413/Nov 1418]) as her second husband, ALIX de Baux Dame d'Aubagne Ctss di Avellino, widow of ODON de Villars, daughter of RAYMOND de Baux Conte di Avellino & his wife Jeanne de Beaufort (before 21 Aug 1367-[7/12] Oct 1426, bur Avignon).  Konrad [IV] & his first wife had two children: 

i)          LUDWIG (-1404). 

ii)         JOHANN (-19 Feb 1457)Graf von FreiburgComte de Neuchâtel.  Seigneur de Champlitte.  Herr zu Badenweiler until 1444.  He bequeathed the counties of Freiburg and Neuchâtel to his second cousin Rudolf Markgraf von Hachberg-Rothelin[798]m (23 Oct 1416) MARIE de Chalon Dame de Cerlier, daughter of JEAN [III] de Chalon Sire d'Arlay Prince d'Orange & his wife Marie de Baux Pss d'Orange (-1465).  Graf Johann & his wife had three children: 

(a)       JOHANN (13 Sep 1426-young). 

(b)       KATHARINA (-young). 

(c)       JOHANNA (7 Aug 1429-young). 

b)         ANNA von Freiburg .  1384/1427.  m (before 11 May 1384, contract 13 Feb 1387) as his second wife, RUDOLF [III] Markgraf von Hachberg, son of RUDOLF [II] Markgraf von Hachberg, Seigneur de Rothelin, Landgraf im Breisgau [Baden] & his wife Katharina von Tierstein (-8 Feb 1428). 

 

 

 

C.      HERREN von GUNDELFINGEN

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         THIEMO von Gundelfingen (-after 1 May 1171).  "Comes Otto de Chirberg, Teobaldus comes de Lechesgemunde, Ludewicus comes de Helphenstein, Degehardus de Helonstein, Diemo et Godefridus frater eius de Gundelfingen…" witnessed the charter dated 1 May 1171 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed property of Kloster Herbrechtingen[799]

2.         GOTTFRIED (-after 1 May 1171).  "Comes Otto de Chirberg, Teobaldus comes de Lechesgemunde, Ludewicus comes de Helphenstein, Degehardus de Helonstein, Diemo et Godefridus frater eius de Gundelfingen…" witnessed the charter dated 1 May 1171 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed property of Kloster Herbrechtingen[800]

 

 

1.         ULRICH von Gundelfingen (-after 1220).  "Dominus Ulricus de Gundilvingin et filius suus Ulricus" sold property "in Tindinhoven et in Herbrehshoven" to Kloster St Georg by charter dated 1220[801]m ---.  Ulrich & his wife had one child: 

a)         ULRICH .  "Dominus Ulricus de Gundilvingin et filius suus Ulricus" sold property "in Tindinhoven et in Herbrehshoven" to Kloster St Georg by charter dated 1220[802]

 

 

1.         SWIGGER von Gundelfingen (-after 8 May 1251).  "R…palatinus comes de Tuingen" permitted his serfs to donate property to Kloster Roth, following the example of "bone memorie R. palatini comitis de Tuwingen patris nostri", by charter dated 8 May 1233, witnessed by "Swicherus de Gundiluingin, Hainricus de Gundiuingen…"[803].  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[804].  "S[wiggerus] de Gundelvingen" sold property in Dollendorf to Kloster Heiligkreuzthal by charter dated 8 May 1251 signed by "Swiggerus iunior et senior Swiggerus de Gundelvingen et H. cognatus noster de Gundelvingen…"[805]m firstly ---.  m secondly ITA, daughter of ---.  Swigger & his first wife had three children: 

a)         SWIGGER .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[806].  "S[wiggerus] de Gundelvingen" sold property in Dollendorf to Kloster Heiligkreuzthal by charter dated 8 May 1251 signed by "Swiggerus iunior et senior Swiggerus de Gundelvingen et H. cognatus noster de Gundelvingen…"[807]

b)         ULRICH .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[808]

c)         SWIGGER .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[809]

Swigger & his second wife had four children: 

d)         FRIEDRICH .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[810]

e)         BERTHOLD .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[811]

f)          KONRAD .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[812]

g)         HEINRICH .  "Swigerus miles de Gundiluingin […senior]…cum tribus filiis meis Swigero et Ulrico militibus et alio Swigero non milite" exchanged property with Kloster Reichenau, with the consent of "filii mei Fridericus, Bertoldus, Cunradus et Hainricus cum nobili mulliere Ita matre ipsorum", by charter dated 1246, after 17 Oct[813]

 

2.         HEINRICH von Gundelfingen (-after 1254).  "R…palatinus comes de Tuingen" permitted his serfs to donate property to Kloster Roth, following the example of "bone memorie R. palatini comitis de Tuwingen patris nostri", by charter dated 8 May 1233, witnessed by "Swicherus de Gundiluingin, Hainricus de Gundiuingen…"[814].  "Hainricus…de Gundeluingen" sold a mill near Kemnath to Kloster Denkendorf by charter dated 1254[815]

 

 

1.         ULRICH [III] von Gundelfingen-Hellenstein (-after 1263).  1251/1263.  "Ulrico de Gundelvingen, Ulrico et Swigero filiis suis et Swigero filio Swigeri de Gundelvingen…" witnessed the charter dated 9 Jan 1261 under which "Hainricus comes de Wartstein" donated property in Frankenhofen to Kloster Salem[816]m as her first husband, SOPHIA von Berg, daughter of HEINRICH [III] Graf von Berg [I] Markgraf von Burgau & his wife Adelheid --- (-before 1 May 1284).  She married secondly (before 1275) as his third wife, Gottfried [III] Graf von Löwenstein

 

2.         DEGENHARD von Gundelfingen-Hellenstein (-after 1293).  1251/93.  m (before 13 Jan 1258) AGNES von Dillingen, daughter of HARTMANN [IV] Graf von Dillingen & his wife Williburgis [von Truhendingen].  "Hartmannus comes de Dilingen" donated property in Söflingen to Ulm St Damian, with the consent of "domini et filii nostri Hartmanni…Augustensis ecclesie episcopi…et filiarum nostrarum Udilhildis comitisse de Zolre, Willibirgis comitisse de Helfinstein et Agnetis de Heligenstein", by charter dated 13 Jan 1258[817]

 

 

 

D.      GRAFEN von NIMBURG

 

 

1.         ERLEWIN (-after 23 Apr 1094).  Graf von Nimburg.  "Erliwini comitis de Noimburc…" witnessed the charter dated 23 Apr 1094 under which "Gerardus de Eschiloch" donated property to Schaffhausen St Salvator[818]m ---.  Erlewin & his wife had two children: 

a)         son .  "Comes Bertoldus de Niuwenburk, filius Erliwini" confirmed donations to Schaffhausen St Salvator by "pater eius et frater eius", for "tribus filiabus suis", by charter dated to [1100][819]

b)         BERTHOLD .  "Comes Bertoldus de Niuwenburk, filius Erliwini" confirmed donations to Schaffhausen St Salvator by "pater eius et frater eius", for "tribus filiabus suis", by charter dated to [1100][820]

 

 

 

E.      HERZOGEN von ZÄHRINGEN

 

 

An obscure minor noble family in Swabia, the Zähringen dynasty owed their rise to power to the support they gave to the cause of the nobility in its long running dispute with Emperor Heinrich IV King of Germany in the last decades of the 11th century.  The ducal branch acquired the family's Swabian possessions, maintained the title "duke" after the head of the family ceased to be Duke of Swabia and eventually applied it to the imperial fief of Zähringen which it held directly from the crown.  This family provides one of the earliest examples of what Otto von Freising called "an empty title"[821], unlike a duchy in the ancient sense despite being recognised by the imperial government.  The Zähringer increased their power west of the Rhine when Konrad von Zähringen acquired the rectorship of Burgundy in 1127.  They consolidated their position in the Black Forest south of the Kinzigtal by transferring the family monastery of Weilheim to St Peter in 1093, establishing Alpirsbach in 1095[822], holding the advocacies of the monasteries of Gengenbach, Schuttern and Stein am Rhein, and acquiring those of St Georgen (in 1114) and St Blasien (in 1125)[823].  They dominated the other two independent baronial families in the region between the Kinzig valley and the upper Rhine, the Markgrafen von Breisgau and the Herren von Schwarzenberg (advocates of Waldkirch)[824].  Their dominance was challenged by the Hohenburg family in the Dreisamtal, when Bruno von Hohenburg (later Bishop of Strasbourg) founded the monastery of St Märgen in 1118, accepted by the Zähringer family under a settlement reached by arbitration in 1121[825].  After gaining control of the road from the Breisgau, they founded the towns of Freiburg and Villingen at each end, as well as Offenburg, to consolidate their position[826].  They acquired Breisach in 1198[827].  The Dukes of Zähringen achieved internal administrative authority and territorial unity due to the lack of serious rivals, their ducal title (which attracted more prestige and authority than if they had been mere counts), encouraging colonisation into the uninhabited Black Forest areas, and fostering commercial development by granting freedoms to the citizens of the towns they founded such as Freiburg.  Their land  became one of the earliest "new" territorial states in Germany which did not trace its development to evolution from one of the ancient tribal duchies.  Their unified state did not survive the extinction of the dynasty in 1218, as the lands on the eastern bank of the Rhine were inherited by the Grafen von Urach, while the Burgundian and Swiss properties went to the Grafen von Kiburg, and on the extinction of the latter in 1263 to the Grafen von Habsburg, a fragmentation which mirrored the process experienced in most parts of medieval Germany. 

 

The Genealogia Zaringorum[828] was written at the monastery of St Peter in the Black Forest, early in the 13th century judging by its recording the death of the youngest son of Konrad Duke of Zähringen.  It is accompanied by a Continuatio, probably written just over a century later as it ends with a marriage dated elsewhere to before 1318. 

 

 

BERTHOLD, son of BERTHOLD I "the Bearded" Duke of Carinthia & his first wife Richwara of Swabia [Babenberg] ([1050]-12 Apr 1111, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus" son of "Berchtoldus Cum-barba", referring to him first among the brothers, specifying that he was buried at St Peter in 1111[829].  The Gesta Friderici of Otto of Freising records that "Berhtolfus de castro Zaringen" usurped the duchy of Swabia after his father-in-law died[830], although this does not appear to have happened until after the death of his brother-in-law.  Berthold took over the rights and estates of his brother-in-law Berthold von Rheinfelden in Swabia and Burgundy on the latter's death in 1090[831].  He was installed as BERTHOLD II Duke of Swabia in 1092 by Emperor Heinrich IV.  He was unable to obtain effective control and in 1098 renounced his claims to Swabia[832] in favour of Friedrich [I] von Staufen, although he retained the title of duke and was enfeoffed with imperial estates in and around Zürich[833].  Mayer says that Berthold II retained "both the Reichsvogtei in Zürich and the title duke"[834].  He was installed in 1092 as BERTHOLD II Duke of Carinthia, in opposition to Duke Heinrich II [Eppenstein].  Together with Duke Welf IV, he organised an oath of peace at Ulm in 1093, valid for Swabia and later extended to Bavaria, to strengthen opposition to the Salian monarchy[835].  He founded Kloster St Peter in Schwarzwald in 1093.  He adopted the title Herzog von Zähringen from 1100, named after his family castle.  The Gesta Friderici of Otto of Freising comments that Berthold held "the empty title of duke" without the substance[836].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "II Id Apr" of "Berchtoldus 2 dux de Zaeringen qui primus huius loci fundator extitit 1111"[837]

m ([1077/79]) AGNES von Rheinfelden, daughter of RUDOLF von Rheinfelden Duke of Swabia [later King of Germany] & his second wife Adelaide de Savoie (-19 Dec 1111).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Agnes filia regis Rudolfi Arulacensis" wife of "Berchtoldus", specifying that she was buried with her husband at St Peter in 1111[838].  The Annales of Berthold record the marriage in 1079 of "Berhtoldus marchio, ducis Berhtoldi filius, adolescens" and "Agnetem, Roudolfi regis filiam"[839].  The Gesta Friderici of Otto of Freising records that "Berhtolfus de castro Zaringen" married "Radolfi filia" but does not name her[840].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "XIV Kal Jan" of "Agnes uxor ducis Berchtoldi et filia Ruodolfi regis de Arle"[841]

Herzog Berthold & his wife had nine children: 

1.         BERTHOLD (-killed in battle near Molsheim 19 Feb 1122, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus…et Conradus" as sons of "Berchtoldus", specifying that Berthold was the older son, his death in battle at Molsheim in Alsace against "comite Hugone de Tagsburg", and burial at St Peter in 1122[842].  The documents dated Feb 1111 relating to the coronation of Heinrich V King of Germany as emperor name "Fridericum filium sororis suæ, marchionem Engilbertum, marchionem Thiebaldus, comitem Hermannum, Fridericum palatinum comitem de Saxonia, Berlingarium de Bavaria, Godefridum comitem, Fridericum Saxonum, Albertum cancellarium, Cononem fratri Berengarii, Sigebot de Bavaria, Henricum ducem Carinthie, Bertoldum filium ducis Bertoldi" as the emperor's guarantors[843].  He succeeded his father in 1111 as BERTHOLD III Herzog von Zähringen.  Vogt of St Georgen 1114.  He founded the market at Freiburg im Breisgau by charter dated 1120[844].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "XI Kal Mar" of "Berchtoldus 3 dux de Zaeringen"[845]Europäische Stammtafeln[846] records the death of Duke Berthold III on "3 Dec".  However, the necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald assigns this date to Duke Berthold V.  m as her first husband, SOPHIE of Bavaria, daughter of HEINRICH IX "dem Schwarzen" Duke of Bavaria [Welf] & his wife Wulfhild of Saxony (-10 Jul before 1147).  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "Iuditham, Sophiam, Mahtildem, Wulfildem" as the four daughters of "Heinricus dux ex Wulfilde", specifying that Sophie married firstly "Bertoldus dux de Zaringen" and secondly "Leopaldus marchio de Stira"[847].  The Annalista Saxo names "Heinricum inclitum ducem Saxonie et Bawarie et Welfonem et quatuor filias" as children of Duke Heinrich & his wife Wulfhild, specifying that Sophie (named second in the list of daughters) married firstly "Bertoldus dux de Zaringe" and secondly "marchio Liuppoldus de Stire"[848].  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Sophya soror Heinrici ducis Saxonie" as wife of "Berchtoldus", specifying that they were childless and that she married secondly "comiti de Stire"[849].  She married secondly ([1122/23]) Leopold “der Starke” Markgraf of Styria.  The necrology of Admunt records the death "VI Id Jul" of "Sophya ex marchionissa cv"[850].  The necrology of Weingarten records the death "V Id Jul" of "Suophia com de Stira hic sepulta"[851]

2.         [BERTHOLD] (-3 May ----).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus…et Rudolfus" as brothers of "Conradus", specifying that they were "in adolescentia defuncti" and buried in the same tomb as Konrad[852].  It appears that "Berchtoldus" was a different brother from "Berchtoldus dux", unless the latter was younger than is otherwise indicated above when he died.  If this is a different brother, it is possible that the name is an error, as this would be the only example in this family of two brothers being given the same first name. 

3.         KONRAD ([1095]-8 Jan 1152, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus…et Conradus" as sons of "Berchtoldus"[853].  He succeeded his brother in 1122 as KONRAD I Herzog von Zähringen.

-        see below

4.         RUDOLF (-[11 Nov/Dec] 1111).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus…et Rudolfus" brothers of "Conradus", specifying that they were "in adolescentia defuncti" and buried in the same tomb as Konrad[854]

5.         [LIUTGARD (-9 Aug ----).  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "V Id Aug" of "Lutgart filia ducis Berchtoldi"[855].  Presumably this refers to an otherwise unrecorded child who died young.  She may have been the daughter either of Duke Berthold II or of Duke Berthold IV.  It is slightly more probable that Duke Berthold II was the father as he is the only duke referred to in other entries in the necrology without a number, presumably being considered by the compiler as not requiring a clarifying qualification as he was the founder of the monastery and therefore in his eyes the most important of the dukes.] 

6.         LIUTGARD (-25 Mar ----).  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "VIII Kal Apr" of "Liugart com soror ducis"[856].  Although this entry is cryptic, the only ducal family recorded in the other entries was that of Zähringen.  On the basis of the information currently available, Liutgard sister of Duke Konrad I is the only member of the family with this name.  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.  m GOTTFRIED [I] Graf von Calw, son of ADALBERT [II] Graf von Calw & his wife Wiltrudis of Upper Lotharingia (-6 Feb 1131).  He was installed in 1113 as Pfalzgraf von Lothringen [am Rhein]. 

7.         AGNES .  The Relatio Piis Operibus Ottonis Episcopi Bambergensis names "Agnate palatina comitissa", implying that she was sister of "Chuno dux"[857].  This is confirmed by the Gesta Friderici of Otto of Freising which names her son "Gwillehelmus…puer…ex parte patris consanguineus, Conradi vero ducis sororis filius"[858]m ([1107]) GUILLAUME II Comte Palatin de Bourgogne et Comte de Mâcon, son of RENAUD II Comte Palatin de Bourgogne & his wife Regina von Oltigen ([1085]-murdered after 3 Jan 1125).   

8.         PETRISSA von Zähringen (-[1115]).  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by a charter dated to [1115] which records that "domina Petrissa, filia ducis Bertholdi" donated "predium…apud Volpach", by the hands of "viri sui comitis…Friderici de Phirrith"[859]m (before 12 Apr 1111) FREDERIC Comte de Ferrette, son of THIERRY de Mousson & his wife Ermentrude de Bourgogne [Comté] ([1080]-19 Jul [1160], bur Oelenberg).  He subscribed an act in 1111 with his father-in-law[860]

9.         JUDITH (-5 Aug ----).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Iudintæ filiæ Berhtolfi ducis de Zaringen natæ" in a list of those who became nuns at Zwiefalten[861].  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.  m ULRICH [II] Graf von Gammertingen, son of ULRICH [I] Graf von Gammertingen & his wife Adelheid von Dillingen (-12 Jun [1144/50]).  Vogt von St Gallen 1120. 

 

 

KONRAD von Zähringen, son of BERTHOLD II Herzog von Zähringen [Baden] & his wife Agnes von Rheinfelden ([1095]-8 Jan 1152, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldus…et Conradus" as sons of "Berchtoldus", specifying that Konrad succeeded his brother and was buried "in sepulcro parentum suorum" in 1152[862].  He succeeded his brother in 1122 as KONRAD I Herzog von Zähringen.  Vogt of St Blasien 1125.  He claimed the county of Burgundy after the death of his nephew in 1127.  The Gesta Friderici of Otto of Freising records that Emperor Lothar granted Konrad "comitatum inter Iurum et montem Iovis" after the death of "Willehlmi comitis", referring to Guillaume Count of Burgundy[863].  Lothar von Süpplingenburg King of Germany conferred the territory on Konrad in order further to isolate the Staufen family, his rivals in southern Germany[864].  Duke of Burgundy 1138.  He was apparently the only German prince to take part in the crusade against the Wends in [1149][865].  He allied himself with the Welf party in southern Germany, confirmed by his daughter's marriage to Heinrich "der Löwe" Duke of Saxony[866].  The Annales Engelbergenses record the death in 1152 of "Chounradus dux"[867].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "VI Id Jan" of "Cuonradus dux de Zaeringen"[868]

m ([1130]) CLEMENCE de Namur, daughter of GODEFROI I Comte de Namur & his second wife Ermesinde de Luxembourg ([1114/15] -28 Dec 1158, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Clementia de nobilissuma progenie Francorum de castro…Nammecensi" as wife of "Conradus", specifying that she was buried in the same tomb as her husband[869].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names (in order) "ducissa Cyringie…Beatrix…Alidis…" as the three daughters of "comes Godefridus de Namuco" & his second wife[870].  The Chronicon Hanoniense refers to the three daughters of "Godefridus comes Namurcensi" & his second wife as "ducissam…Ciringiorum et comitissam de Retest et…Alidem comitissam Hanoniensem"[871].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "V Kal Jan" of "Clementia ductrix"[872]

Herzog Konrad & his wife had six children: 

1.         KONRAD (-4 Jan before 1140).  A list of founders of the monastery of St Peter in Schwarzwald names (in order) "Cunradus, Rudolfus, Adalbertus, Hugo" as the four brothers of "Berchtoldus 4 dux"[873].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names (in order) "Radulphum Leodiensium episcopum, ducem Bertoldum et Conradum et Albertum" as the children of "ducissa Cyringie [filia comitis Godefridi de Namuco]"[874].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "II Non Jan" of "Cuonradus filius ducis Cunradi"[875]

2.         BERCHTOLD von Zähringen (-8 Sep 1186, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names (in order) "Berchtoldus…secundus Rudolfus Leodiensis episcopus…tertius…Adalbertus…Hugo quartus" as the four sons of "Conradus" & his wife[876].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names (in order) "Radulphum Leodiensium episcopum, ducem Bertoldum et Conradum et Albertum" as the children of "ducissa Cyringie [filia comitis Godefridi de Namuco]"[877].  The Chronicon Hanoniense names "Bertoldem ducem Cheringiorum…et Radulphum Leodiensem episcopum…et Hugonem comitem" as the three sons of "ducissam…Ciringiorum [filiam Godefridi comitis Namurcensi]"[878].  He succeeded his father in 1152 as BERTHOLD IV Herzog von Zähringen.  He was a candidate for the imperial throne in 1152.  Friedrich I "Barbarossa" King of Germany recognised his claims to Upper Burgundy and Provence in return for support in [late 1152][879].  The agreement dated May 1152 between "regem Fridericum et ducem Bertolfum" granted Burgundy and Provence to Berthold[880].  This recognition was withdrawn in 1156 when King Friedrich married the heiress of the county of Burgundy, Duke Berthold being compensated by receiving the lay advocacies of the bishoprics of Geneva, Lausanne and Sion, with the right to invest bishops himself[881].  "Dux Bertolfus" confirmed the freedoms of the church of Lausanne by charter dated 1157[882].  "Bertolfus dux et Rector Burgundiæ" confirmed the privileges of "mon. Altæ Ripæ" by charter dated 1157[883].  "B[ertoldus] dux de Zaringhem atque Burgundiæ rector" addressed a letter concerning "cœnobiolum vestrum de Roqueriomonte" to the abbot Cluny dated [1157][884].  Reichsvogt von Zürich 1157.  He acted as representative of Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa", together with Christian Archbishop of Mainz, in negotiating a temporary truce between the league of Saxon princes and Heinrich "der Löwe" Duke of Saxony in 1167[885].  A charter dated 1177 records that "Dominus Bertolfus Dux" founded the town of Fribourg, witnessed by "…Amedeus comes Gebennarum, Uldricus de Novocastro…"[886].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "VI Id Sep" of "Berchtoldus 4 dux de Zaeringen"[887]m firstly HEILWIG [von Frohburg, daughter of VOLMAR Graf von Frohburg & his wife ---] (-[1183]).  The wife of "Berchtoldus 4 dux" is named "Heilwig" in a list of founders of the monastery of St Peter in Schwarzwald[888].  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines refers to the wife of "ducem Bertoldum" as "filiam comitis Hermanni de Frieburch"[889]m secondly (1183) as her third husband, IDA de Flandre Ctss de Boulogne, divorced wife firstly of MATHIEU --- and widow secondly of GERHARD van Gelre, daughter of MATTHIEU de Flandres Comte de Boulogne & his first wife Marie de Blois Ctss de Boulogne ([1160/61]-21 Apr 1216, bur Boulogne).  The Chronicon Hanoniense names "Idam…et Mathildem" as the two daughters of "Matheus [comiti Boloniensi]" & his wife, specifying that Ida married "primus…Gerardo comiti de Ghelra, deinde Bertoldo Cheringiorum duci, postea Rainaldo comiti Dommi-Martini in Francia"[890].  She married fourthly ([1185 or Apr 1190]) Renaud de Dammartin.  The Chronica Andrensis records the death in 1216 of "Ida Bolonie comitissa in Flandria" and her burial at Boulogne[891].  Duke Berthold IV & his first wife had three children:

a)         BERTHOLD ([1160]-18 Feb 1218, bur Freiburg Münster).  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "ducem Bertoldum…et duas sorores" as children of "ducem Bertoldum" & his wife[892].  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Berchtoldum rectorem Brisgaudie et Burgundie crudelissimum", without naming his father, specifying that he died childless "1218 XII Kal Mar" and was buried in Freiburg monastery[893].  He succeeded his father in 1186 as BERTHOLD V Herzog von Zähringen.  Duke and Rektor of Burgundy 1187.  Reichsvogt von Zürich.  The Cronica de Berno records that the town of Bern was founded in 1191 by "duce Berchtoldo Zeringie"[894].  Vogt of Allerheiligen zu Schaffhausen.  He was proposed as a candidate for the throne of Germany in 1198, supported by Adolf Archbishop of Köln and at first also the Archbishop of Trier, but he withdraw after giving his support to Philipp von Hohenstaufen Duke of Swabia and received in exchange the bailiwick of Schaffhausen[895].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the death in 1218 of "dux Ziringie Bertoldus"[896].  The Cronica de Berno records the death "XI Kal Mar" in 1218 of "Berchtoldus dux Zeringie"[897].  The Annales Sancti Georgii record the death "1218 XII Kal Mar" of "Bertholdus dux Zaringiæ"[898], although without indicating to which duke Berthold this refers.  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the death "III Non Dec" of "Berchtoldi quinti duci de Zaeringen"[899]Europäische Stammtafeln[900] records the death of Duke Berthold V on "18 Feb".  However, the necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald assigns this date to Duke Berthold III.  m (1212) CLEMENCE d'Auxonne, daughter of ETIENNE III Comte d'Auxonne [Bourgogne-Comté] & his first wife Béatrix de Chalon (-after 1235).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not so far been identified.  Abbess of Baume-les-Dames, resigned.  Herzog Berthold V & his wife had one child: 

i)          BERTHOLD (1 May 1218-).  The Chronicon Colmariense records the birth of "autem de progenie ducis Zeringie…kal mai" in 1218, recording the death of his father later in the same sentence[901].  The primary source which confirms his name has not yet been identified. 

b)         AGNES (-1 May [1236]).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names "Agnes" as one of the two sisters of "Berchtoldum rectorem Brisgaudie et Burgundie crudelissimum", specifying that she married "comiti Egenoni seniori Cum-Barba dicto"[902].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "ducem Bertoldum…et duas sorores" as children of "ducem Bertoldum" & his wife, specifying that the elder daughter married "comiti Huguenoni de Eura in Suavia"[903].  1220/36.  The necrology of Tennenbach records the death "Kal May" of "Agnes ducis Zeringensis filia Bertoldi V et ultimus ducis Brisgoiæ soror, Egonis de Urach et Furstenberg coniunx mater Bertoldi abbatis"[904].  The necrology of Tennenbach records the burial in the monastery "II Id Jan" of "Ego com de Urach…secundus dictus mit dem Bart dominus in Friburg et Agnes eiusdem coniunx ducis Bertoldi de Zaeringen V et ultimi soror…obierunt 1236"[905].  It is uncertain to which death the latter date relates.  m EGINO [IV] "der Bärtige" Graf von Urach, son of EGINO [III] Graf von Urach & his wife Kunigunde von Wasserburg (-1230, bur Tennenbach).  After the death of his brother-in-law, Graf Egino inherited the Zähringer territories on the east bank of the river Rhine[906]

c)         ANNA .  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "ducem Bertoldum…et duas sorores" as children of "ducem Bertoldum" & his wife, specifying that the younger daughter was "comitissa Kiburgensis" and had many children[907].  This is confirmed by the charter dated 1226 under which "Haimonem dominum de Fucignie" reached an agreement with the bishop of Lausanne concerning the advocacy of the church of Lausanne, which Aimon claimed had been granted by "comitibus de Ciburc", which names "comitibus de Kibor Vuernerio et Armanno…quia filii erant sororis Bertoldi ducis Faringie"[908].  The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified.  m ULRICH Graf von Kiburg, son of HARTMANN [III] Graf von Dillingen und Kiburg & his wife Richenza von Lenzburg (-1227, bur Schänis).  After the death of his brother-in-law, Graf Ulrich inherited the Zähringer territories on the west bank of the river Rhine and in Switzerland[909]

3.         ADALBERT (-after 1195).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names (in order) "Berchtoldus…secundus Rudolfus Leodiensis episcopus…tertius…Adalbertus…Hugo quartus" as the four sons of "Conradus" & his wife, specifying that Adalbert established himself at "castrum Tegg"[910].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names (in order) "Radulphum Leodiensium episcopum, ducem Bertoldum et Conradum et Albertum" as the children of "ducissa Cyringie [filia comitis Godefridi de Namuco]"[911].  zu Bursteck 1152.  Herzog von Teck [1188]. 

-        HERZOGEN von TECK

4.         RUDOLF (-Herdern (near Freiburg) 5 Aug 1191, bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names (in order) "Berchtoldus…secundus Rudolfus Leodiensis episcopus…tertius…Adalbertus…Hugo quartus" as the four sons of "Conradus" & his wife, specifying that Rudolf accompanied Emperor Friedrich I on his expedition to Jerusalem, died on his return "in villa sua Herdra" in 1190, and was buried in the family sepulchre[912].  The Annales Sancti Diibodi record the election of "Ruodolfum filium Conradi ducis de Zeringen" to the bishopric at Mainz in 1160[913].  The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines records the election of "Rodulfus frater Bertoldi Cyringie ducis et Conradi et Alberto" as Bishop of Liège in 1168, through the intervention of "avunculo suo comite Namucensis Henrico"[914]Bishop of Liege 1167.  The Aegidii Aurævallensis Gesta Episcoporum Leodiensium records the succession of “Radulphus...frater...Bertoldi Cyringie ducis et Conrardi et Alberti, mediante avunculo suo comite Namucensi Henrico” after the death of Bishop Alexander [II][915].  The Chronicon Hanoniense names "Bertoldem ducem Cheringiorum…et Radulphum Leodiensem episcopum…et Hugonem comitem" as the three sons of "ducissam…Ciringiorum [filiam Godefridi comitis Namurcensi]", recording that Rudolf was previously elected "in archiepiscopatu Mangontiense"[916].  The Aegidii Aurævallensis Gesta Episcoporum Leodiensium records the death in 1191 “vitiatum veneno ferculum sive poculum” of “Radulphus Leodiensis episcopus[917].  The necrology of St Peter im Schwarzwald records the burial "Non Aug" of "Ruodolfi ducis de Zaeringen et epi Leodiensis anno 1190"[918]

5.         HUGO (-5 Feb [1203], bur St Peter im Schwarzwald).  The Genealogia Zaringorum names (in order) "Berchtoldus…secundus Rudolfus Leodiensis episcopus…tertius…Adalbertus…Hugo quartus" as the four sons of "Conradus" & his wife, specifying that Hugo held land in Breisgau and Mortunagia, died without children, and was buried in St Peter's monastery[919].  The Chronicon Hanoniense names "Bertoldem ducem Cheringiorum…et Radulphum Leodiensem episcopum…et Hugonem comitem" as the three sons of "ducissam…Ciringiorum [filiam Godefridi comitis Namurcensi]"[920].  Herzog von Ulmburg 1203.  

6.         KLEMENTIA von Zähringen (-[1173/75]).  The Chronicon Sancti Michaelis Luneburgensis names "filiam ducis Zaringie, Clementiam" as wife of "Heinricus dux"[921].  The Chronicon Hanoniense refers to "filiam [uxorem]…dux Saxonum Henricus" as the daughter of "ducissam…Ciringiorum [filiam Godefridi comitis Namurcensi]"[922].  Heiress of Badenweiler, although her first husband sold these Swabian estates to Friedrich I "Barbarossa" King of Germany in 1158, receiving in exchange Herzberg, Scharzfels and Pöhlde south of the Harz[923].  Her first marriage was arranged to confirm her father's alliance with the Welf party in southern Germany[924].  The Annales Palidenses record the repudiation by "Heinricus dux" of his first wife "Bertoldi ducis Zaringe sorore"[925].  Her first husband repudiated Klementia because of the growing difficulties between her brother Duke Berthold IV and Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa", with whom Duke Heinrich was by then in close alliance[926].  Her second marriage is confirmed by Ralph de Diceto´s Ymagines Historiarum which record in 1173 the betrothal of “Henricus rex Angliæ, Johanni filio suo cognomento sine terra” and [her daughter] “septenni filiam primogenitam Humberti comitis de Moriana...ex relicta Henrici Saxonis ducis[927]m firstly ([1148/49], divorced Konstanz 23 Nov 1162) as his first wife, HEINRICH “der Löwe” Duke of Saxony [HEINRICH XII Duke of Bavaria], son of HEINRICH X "der Stolze" Duke of Bavaria and Duke of Saxony & his wife Gertrud von Süpplingenburg ([1129/30]-Braunschweig 6 Aug 1195, bur Braunschweig Cathedral).  m secondly (1164) as his third wife, HUMBERT III Comte de Maurienne et de Savoie, son of AMEDEE III Comte de Maurienne et de Savoie & his second wife Mathilde d'Albon (Avigliana 4 Aug 1136-Chambéry 4 Mar 1189, bur Abbaye de Hautecombe). 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 7.    GRAFEN im ALPGAU

 

 

Alpgau was located in the southern part of the present-day German region of Baden-Württemberg, around the monastery of St Blasien and east of Breisgau. 

 

 

 

A.      GRAFEN von FÜRSTENBERG

 

 

Schloß Fürstenberg lies near the town of Hüfingen in the northern part of Alpgau.  The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

HEINRICH von Urach, son of EGINO [V] Graf von Urach und Freiburg & his wife Adelheid von Neffen (-[24 Dec 1283/6 Jan 1284], bur Villingen).  He founded Kloster Vöhrenbach with his brothers in 1244.  Graf von Freiburg 1249.  Graf von Fürstenberg 1250.  He exchanged ½ Urach in 1254 for ½ Wittlingen.  The Annales Colmarienses record that "comes Heinricus, frater comitis Friburgensis" destroyed "Claustrum Gutnowe" in 1272[928].  Rektor of the Romagna and the Maritima 1275.  Graf in der Baar 18 Jan 1283.  The Annales Sindelfingenses record the death "1284 post nativitatem domini" of "H. comes de Furstinberch"[929]

m (before 1245) AGNES von Truhendingen, daughter of FRIEDRICH Graf von Truhendingen & his wife Agnes --- (-after 20 Sep 1294). 

Graf Heinrich & his wife had six children: 

1.         FRIEDRICH [I] (-1296 before 8 May).  Graf von Fürstenberg 1282.  "Grave Friderich, G. Egen, G. Cunrat et G. Gebhart, Graven Hainrichen von Fürstenberch seligen…sune" confirmed the rights of the town of Billingen by charter dated 16 Oct 1284[930]m (before 19 Dec 1291) UDELHILD von Wolfach, daughter of FRIEDRICH von Wolfach & his wife ---.  1291/1325.  Graf Friedrich [I] & his wife had [five] children: 

a)         HEINRICH [II] (-14 Dec 1337, bur Kloster auf Hof Neidingen).  Graf von Fürstenberg zu Fürstenberg und Wartenberg.  m (before 5 Oct 1308, Papal dispensation 3o 9 Sep 1318) VERENA von Freiburg, daughter of HEINRICH Graf von Freiburg & his wife Anna von Wartenberg (-25 Dec 1320, bur Freiburg Dominican church).  Heiress of Wartenberg und Hausach. 

-        GRAFEN von FÜRSTENBERG zu FÜRSTENBERG[931]

b)         KONRAD (-25 Jan 1346, bur Kloster Lichtental bei Baden-Baden).  Canon at Strasbourg cathedral 1318.  The necrology of Nidingen records the death "VIII Kal Feb" of "graff Conradt von Furstenberg tegan zu Strosberg"[932]

c)         FRIEDRICH .  Knight of the Order of St John.  1299/1309. 

d)         ANNA (-after 3 Sep 1321) JOHANN von Geroldseck in Sulz (-before 3 Sep 1321). 

e)         [MARTHA .  Nun at Neidingen.] 

2.         EGEN (-23 Apr 1324).  "Grave Friderich, G. Egen, G. Cunrat et G. Gebhart, Graven Hainrichen von Fürstenberch seligen…sune" confirmed the rights of the town of Billingen by charter dated 16 Oct 1284[933]Graf von Fürstenberg 1281.  Herr zu Villingen und Haslach 1285.  Landgraf in der Baar 1307.  m (before 19 Jan 1298) --- von Hachberg, daughter of HEINRICH [II] Markgraf von Hachberg & his wife Anna von Üsenberg. 

-        GRAFEN von FÜRSTENBERG zu VILLINGEN und HASLACH[934]

3.         KONRAD (-[8 Oct 1320/14 Feb 1321]).  "Grave Friderich, G. Egen, G. Cunrat et G. Gebhart, Graven Hainrichen von Fürstenberch seligen…sune" confirmed the rights of the town of Billingen by charter dated 16 Oct 1284[935].  Canon at Strasbourg 1273.  Konrad had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: 

a)         KATHARINA .  Nun at Friedenweiler 1321. 

4.         GEBHARD (-7 May 1337).  "Grave Friderich, G. Egen, G. Cunrat et G. Gebhart, Graven Hainrichen von Fürstenberch seligen…sune" confirmed the rights of the town of Billingen by charter dated 16 Oct 1284[936].  Priest. 

5.         MARGARETA (-1296, bur Klosterkirche Kirchberg bei Haigerloch).  The Annales Sindelfingenses record the marriage of "comes Albertus in Onfridingen XIV Kal Aug 1282" but does not give his wife's name[937].  "Albertus Comes de Hohenberg et Margaretha coniux eiusdem" donated property to Kloster Kirchberg by charter dated 12 Jul 1291[938]m (Hohenfriedingen 19 Jul 1282) as his second wife, ALBRECHT [II] "der Minnesänger" Graf von Hohenberg, son of BURKHARD [V] Graf von Hohenberg [Zollern] & his wife Mechtild von Tübingen (-killed in battle Oberndorf 17 Apr 1298, bur Klosterkirche Kirchberg bei Haigerloch). 

6.         ELISABETH .  1286/1310.  m firstly BERTHOLD von Falkensteinm secondly (before 1286) GOTTFRIED Graf von Tübingen (-24 Feb 1316). 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 8.    GRAFEN im HEGAU

 

 

Hegau was situated north-west of Lake Constance, north of the river Rhine, in the southern part of the present-day German region of Baden-Württemberg.  

 

 

A.      GRAFEN von NELLENBURG, GRAFEN von MÖRSBERG

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         DIETRICH, son of --- & his wife --- [im Zürichgau] (-1108 or after).  "Burchardus comes cum Adelberto comite advocato predicti monasterii et Theoderico fratre illius" confirmed possessions of Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated to [1100/05], confirmed by "Burchardo comiti cum nepotibus suis…"[939].  Graf von Bürglen 1092.  Graf von Nellenburg.  "Burchardus comes de Nellenburc" donated property "in villa..:Scafhusa predium…Hemmendal cum silva Randa" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Feb 1100, witnessed by "Berhtolfi ducis de Zaringen, Herimanni marchionis de Linthburch, Theodorici comitis de Nellenburch, Ludwici comitis de Stoffeln, Berhtolfi comitis de Marstetin…"[940]m ---.  The name of Dietrich's wife is not known.  Graf Dietrich & his wife had two children: 

a)         BERTHOLD (-before 12 Jun 1112).  Graf von Marstetten {Marstetten am Iller, Württemberg}.  "Burchardus comes de Nellenburc" donated property "in villa..:Scafhusa predium…Hemmendal cum silva Randa" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Feb 1100, witnessed by "Berhtolfi ducis de Zaringen, Herimanni marchionis de Linthburch, Theodorici comitis de Nellenburch, Ludwici comitis de Stoffeln, Berhtolfi comitis de Marstetin…"[941]m ---.  The name of Berthold's wife is not known.  Graf Berthold & his wife had two children:

i)          IRMENGARD .  1112. 

ii)         HADWIG .  1112. 

b)         EBERHARDpatruus and Vogt of Irmengard and Hadwig in 1112.  m ---.  The name of Eberhard's wife is not known.  Graf Eberhard & his wife had [two] children:

i)          [EBERHARD [II] .  Graf von Nellenburg 1132/1169.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Ebirhardo comite de Nellinburc", undated but dateable to [1152][942].  "…Eberhardus comes de Nellenburch…" witnessed the charter dated 27 Nov 1155 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed possessions of the church of Konstanz[943].] 

ii)         [daughter m MARQUARD [I] Graf von Veringen, son of --- (-6 May after 1165).  1123/1165. 

2.         ADALBERT, son of --- & his wife --- [im Zürichgau] (-before 30 Aug 1125).  Vogt von Allerheiligen zu Schaffhausen and Pfaffen-Schwabenheim 1098/1124.  "Eberhardus de Wata" donated property "in loco…Griezpach" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated to [1100], witnessed by "Adelbertus comes et advocatus…"[944].  "Burchardus comes cum Adelberto comite advocato predicti monasterii et Theoderico fratre illius" confirmed possessions of Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated to [1100/05], confirmed by "Burchardo comiti cum nepotibus suis…"[945]Graf von Mörsberg [1105].  Graf von Dill 1107.  "Trudewinus de Grizpach" donated property to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 6 May 1111, witnessed by "Adelbertus comes de Morisberk, advocatus predicti monasterii…"[946].  Suger absolved "Albertus nobilis comes Morspecensis" of the excommunication pronounced against him for taking domains of the abbey of Saint-Denis by charter dated [1125], which also records his marriage to "filiam Theoderici viri clarissimi de Monte Beliardo" who brought her husband various possessions of Saint-Denis "Blitestorp, Tatingum, Sulces, Fardulviler, Fehingas, Viler, Hoenchirche, Torneswile, Pretene" as dowry[947]m MATHILDE de Mousson, daughter of THIERRY de Mousson [Bar] & his wife Ermentrude de Bourgogne [Comté].  Suger records the marriage of "Albertus nobilis comes Morspecensis" and "filiam Theoderici viri clarissimi de Monte Beliardo" who brought her husband various possessions of Saint-Denis "Blitestorp, Tatingum, Sulces, Fardulviler, Fehingas, Viler, Hoenchirche, Torneswile, Pretene" as dowry[948].  Graf Adalbert & his wife had two children: 

a)         IRMENTRUD .  Nun at St Agnes, Schaffhausen. 

b)         MATHILDE (-12 Mar [1152/1180]).  Her parentage and first marriage are confirmed by the charter dated 30 Aug 1125 under which "Maynardus…comes Morspeccensis" donated the priory of la Celle near Metz to Suger abbé de Saint-Denis after the death of "Adalberti comitis" whose daughter "Mattildis" he had married[949].  "Meginhardus" donated "predium Illinowa…apud Sueviam in pago Zurichowa" to Schaffhausen St Salvator, naming "uxoris mee Mahtilde…filia [Adilberti de Morsberk]", by charter dated 21 Sep 1127[950].  Adalbert Archbishop of Mainz confirmed the foundation of Kloster Schwabenheim by "comes Meginhardus de Spanheim…et uxoris sue Methildis", previously founded by "comes Eberhardus cum domina Hadewiga matre sua" [Graf im Zürichgau/Nellenburg, supposed ancestor of Meginhard´s wife], by charter dated 1130[951].  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "IV Id Mar" of "Mechtildis com in Dilingen sor n c"[952]m [firstly] (before 7 Jun 1124) MEGINHARD Graf von Sponheim und Mörsberg, son of STEFAN [I] Graf [von Sponheim] & his wife Sophie --- (-[1136/45]).  He founded Kloster Pfaffenschwaben with his wife.  [m secondly ADALBERT [I] Graf von Dillingen und Kiburg, son of HARTMANN [I] Graf von Dillingen & his wife Adelheid von Winterthur (-12 Sep 1151).] 

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von STOFFELN

 

 

1.         LUDWIG (-after 1116).  Graf im Hegau.  "Gozpertus" donated property "in pago Hegouva in comitatu Lodewici in loco…Biberaha" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Dec 1093[953].  "Heinricus et uxor mea Gepa" donated property "in pago Hegova in comitatu Ludowici in loco…Wiseholza" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Dec 1094[954]Graf im Undersee.  "Meginfredus" donated property "in pago Underse in comitatu Ludewici in loco…Orsinga" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Dec 1094[955]Graf von Stoffeln [Hohenstoffeln, near Engen, Baden].  "Burchardus comes de Nellenburc" donated property "in villa..:Scafhusa predium…Hemmendal cum silva Randa" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 27 Feb 1100, witnessed by "Berhtolfi ducis de Zaringen, Herimanni marchionis de Linthburch, Theodorici comitis de Nellenburch, Ludwici comitis de Stoffeln, Berhtolfi comitis de Marstetin…"[956].  "Sigefridus et fratres mei Conradus, Eberhardus et Ogoz" donated property "in pago Hegouva in comitatu Lodewici in locis…Ruti ze Hohenstetin…in pago Argouva sub comitatu Odalrici in…locis ze Willineshowo, ze Stofen, ze Nunnenwilare…in pago Briscaugia in comitatu Herimanni ze Hugenshein, necnon etiam in pago Heregouva…sub comitatu Manegoldi in villa…Polster" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 21 Apr 1101, witnessed by "Burcardi comitis de Rammeshein…"[957].  "Otto de Chirichberk" donated property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "Hartmannus comes et filius eius Hartmannus de Chirichberk, Hartmannus comes de Gerohusen et frater eius Adelbertus comes, Wolferadus comes de Alshusin, Rodulfus comes de Bregantio, Lodewicus comes de Stofiln, Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[958]

 

 

 

C.      GRAFEN von STÜHLINGEN

 

 

1.         GERUNGGraf von Stühlingen [near Bonndorf, Baden].  An undated charter, dated to the reign of Heinrich IV King of Germany [1056/84], which records a donation to Rheinau was signed "apud Rammisheim in pago Hegouve in comitatu Uodalrici comitis de Rammesperch" in the presence of "Gerungo comite de Stulingen"[959]

 

 

 

 

Chapter 9.    GRAFEN im LINZGAU

 

 

A.      GRAFEN im LINZGAU, GRAFEN von ALTDORF (WELF)

 

 

Linzgau was situated north of Lake Constance, and east of Hegau, in southern Württemberg. 

 

The Genealogia Welforum[960], the first genealogy of the Welf family, was compiled in the mid-1120s in upper Germany and a decade later in Lüneburg.  A document comprising ten short paragraphs, it is uncertain whether the earlier parts of the family are accurately represented:  in particular there is an apparent conflation of one generation (see below).  This was followed in [1170] by the Historia Welforum, written by an anonymous Swabian cleric in the entourage of Duke Welf [VI].  This repeats the often stated Trojan origin of the Franks, with the migrants settling on the banks of the Rhine, and more specifically the descent of the Welf family from "filiam…senatoris Romani…Katilina"[961].  The name Welf was not applied to the whole dynasty until the 12th century, this unusual first name being an abbreviation of "Welfhard" or "Bernwelf" and signifying puppy[962].  Migrating into Swabia from the area of Metz, the family's territories were at first centred around the Argen and Schussen, districts north-east of Lake Constance.  They expanded northwards along the Lech river, acquiring a second power-base in the Ammer and Augst districts on the border with Bavaria[963].  The reduction in the central authority of the dukes of Swabia within their duchy enabled the Welf family to increase its own power from the end-11th century, from which time they exercised the authority of dukes in their extensive territories without the ducal title. 

 

 

WELF [I], son of ROTHARD Graf & his wife --- (-[824/25]).  Settipani names Welf [I] as son of Rothard[964] but does not cite the primary source on which this is based.  The Annalista Saxo names "de principibus Bawarorum qui fuit binomius, name et Eticho et Welfus dicebatur" who was father of Empress Judith[965].  From the area of Metz.  Moved to Bavaria.  Graf in Swabia. 

m HEILWIG, daughter of ---.  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names "filiam Hwelfi ducis sui, qui erat de nobilissima progenie Bawariorum…Iudith…ex parte matris…Eigilwi nobilissimi generic Saxonici" as second wife of Emperor Ludwig[966].  She was installed as Abbess of Chelles, near Paris, through the influence of her daughter Empress Judith. 

Welf [I] & his wife had four children: 

1.         RUDOLF [I] (-15 Oct 866).  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names (in order) "Chuonradum et Ruodolfum" as brothers of Empress Judith[967].  He was given the abbeys of Saint-Riquier and Jumièges, through the influence of his sister Empress Judith.  The Chronique de Saint Riquier records that "Rodolphe…du sang imperial…oncle du glorieux roi Charles" succeeded abbé Louis as lay abbot of Saint-Riquier[968].  The Annales Alamannicorum record "Hruodolfus frater Iudith Augustæ" among those who swore allegiance in 864[969]Comte de Sens.  The Annales Bertiniani record the death in 866 of "Rodulfus Karoli regis avunculus"[970].  The Adonis Continuatio records the death in 866 of "avunculus quoque eius [Carolo, Ludovici filii"] Radulfus, consiliarius primusque palatii"[971].  Two contemporary Epitafia commemorate "nobilis…Rhuodulfus", the second recording his death "Idus octavo"[972]m HRUODUN, daughter of --- (-after 867).  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. 

-        COMTES de SENS

2.         CONRAD "l'Ancien" (-22 Mar [862/66]).  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names (in order) "Chuonradum et Ruodolfum" as brothers of Empress Judith[973].  Graf von Linz- und Argengau.  Dux.  Nithard records that Conrad and his brother Rudolf were forcibly tonsured in [Apr 830] by their sister's stepson, Lothar, then in revolt against his father, and sent to Aquitaine "to be held by Pepin"[974].  Comte de Paris.  The Miraculis Sancti Germani record that "Chuonradus princeps" was cured of an eye problem by the saint, and that he built the church of Saint-Germain at Auxerre in thanks[975].  An agreement between Charles II "le Chauve" King of the West Franks and his brother Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks dated Jun 860 names "nobilis ac fidelibus laicis…Chuonradus, Evrardus, Adalardus, Arnustus, Warnarius, Liutfridus, Hruodolfus, Erkingarius, Gislebertus, Ratbodus, Arnulfus, Hugo, item Chuonradus, Liutharius, Berengarius, Matfridus, Boso, Sigeri, Hartmannus, Liuthardus, Richuinus, Wigricus, Hunfridus, Bernoldus, Hatto, Adalbertus, Burchardus, Christianus, Leutulfus, Hessi, Herimannus, item Hruodulfus, Sigehardus"[976].  "Ludowicus…rex" confirmed an exchange between Grimald abbot of St Gallen and "quidam comis…Chuonratus" relating to property in Linzgau and Argengau, by charter dated 1 Apr 861[977].  A poem by Walahfridus Strabus records the epitaph of "Chonradum comitem"[978].  The necrology of Auxerre cathedral records the death 22 Mar of "Conradus comes"[979]m ADELAIS [de Tours], daughter of HUGUES Comte [de Tours] & his wife Ava ---.  The Miraculis Sancti Germani name "Adheleid" as wife of "Chuonradus princeps"[980].  A poem by Walahfridus Strabus records the epitaph of "Adelheidam"[981].  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  Some secondary works[982] assert that the second husband of Adelais was Robert "le Fort" [Capet].  If this is correct, Adelais must have been Comte Robert's second or third wife as his known children were already born by the time Adelais's husband Conrad died.  The assertion appears based on the Chronicle of St Bénigne de Dijon which names "duo filii Rotberti Andegavorum comitis, frs Hugonis abbatis, senior Odo…Robertus alter"[983].  Settipani states that the passage is a 12th century interpolation and has little historical value, although he does suggest that it is likely that the wife of Comte Robert was a close relation of Adelais without providing the basis for this statement[984].  A family connection between Comte Robert and Conrad Comte de Paris is also suggested by the former being invested with the county of Auxerre in 865, after this county was confiscated from the latter (as recorded by Hincmar[985]), on the assumption that there was some basis of heredity behind the transmission of counties in France at that time (which is probable, but remains unproven).  Comte Conrad & his wife had [five] children: 

a)         WELF (-before 876).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf im Linzgau 842/850.  Graf im Alpgau 852/858.  m ---.  The name of Welf's wife is not known.  Graf Welf & his wife had [two possible children]: 

i)          [CONRAD .  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf im Linzgau.]

ii)         [ETICHO (-after 911, bur Ammergau).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf im Ammergau.] 

-         see below

b)         CONRAD (-876).  His parentage is deduced from Regino who names "Ruodolfus filius Chuonradi, nepos Huggonis abbatis"[986], the latter being recorded in the Miraculis Sancti Germani as "Hugo" one of the sons of "Chuonradus princeps", the patron of the church of Saint-Germain at Auxerre[987].  He helped save Charles II "le Chauve" King of the West Franks after the invasion of Ludwig II "der Deutsche" King of the East Franks.  Comte d'Auxerre.  He fell into disgrace in 861, and passed into the service of the sons of Emperor Lothar.  He received from Emperor Louis the territories of Genève, Lausanne and Sion.  Marquis de Transjurane in Dec 864 after he killed comte Hubert [Bosonide][988]

-        KINGS of BURGUNDY

c)         HUGO (-Orléans 12 May 886, bur Saint-Germain d'Auxerre).  The Annales Bertiniani name "Hugoni clerico, avunculi sui [=Karoli regis] Chonradi filio" when recording that he received the counties of Tours and Angers in 866[989].  Abbot of Saint-Germain d'Auxerre 853.  The Miraculis Sancti Germani names "Hugo" as one of the sons of "Chuonradus princeps" who continued to patronise the church of Saint-Germain at Auxerre after their father's death[990].  Imperial missus in Auxerre in 853.  Abbot of Saint-Riquier until 861.  Abbot of Saint-Bertin 859/62.  He was a supporter of King Lothar 861/865.  He was elected Archbishop of Köln in 864.  The Annales Xantenses record that "quidam tirannicus Hugo…filius predicti Cuonradi" (the previous paragraph naming "Cuonradi fratris quondam Iuthit reginæ") succeeded as archbishop of Köln[991].  Marquis de Neustrie, Comte de Tours et d'Angers 866.  Comte d'Auxerre in [866], assuming that Hugues was appointed to succeed Robert "le Fort" in this as well as the latter's other counties, although the primary source which confirms this beyond doubt has not yet been identified.  Abbot of Saint-Martin de Tours 866.  Abbot of St Vaast, Arras [874].  Abbot of Saint-Aignan, Orléans before 876.  Abbot of Saint-Julien d'Auxerre 877.  Chaplain of the imperial chapel in [880].  "Hugo consobrinus eius [Conradi]" succeeded his cousin [as Abbot of Saint-Colombe de Sens] in 882, recording that he was "clericatus in Palatio"[992].  "Karolus…imperator augustus" confirmed a donation by "Hugo…propinquus noster" of property "villam Apiarias in pago Aurelianensi" to "episcopo Adalaldo archiepiscopo simulque Rainoni episcopo, fratri eiusdem" at the request of "Odo comes" by charter dated 27 Oct 886[993]Regino records the death in 887 of "Hugo abba" at Orléans and his burial "apud Sanctum Germanum Autisiodoro"[994].  The necrology of Auxerre cathedral records the death 12 May of "Hugo abbas"[995]

d)         RUDOLF .  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. 

e)         [JUDITH].  The identity of Udo's wife is not known with certainty.  According to Jackman[996], she may have been the daughter of Konrad Graf im Linz- und Argengau, whom he speculates was named Judith.  King Arnulf in a charter dated 19 May 891 names "Chonradi…comitis et nepotis nostri"[997].  The speculation is that the relationship may have been through Konrad's mother who, if identified as the daughter of Graf Konrad, was the niece of King Arnulf's paternal grandmother Queen Hemma.  m UDO Graf im Lahngau, son of GEBHARD Graf im Niederlahngau [Konradiner] & his wife ---.  860/879.] 

3.         JUDITH ([805]-Tours 19 Apr 843, bur Tours Saint-Martin).  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris names "filiam Hwelfi ducis sui, qui erat de nobilissima progenie Bawariorum…Iudith…ex parte matris…Eigilwi nobilissimi generic Saxonici" as second wife of Emperor Louis, specifying that she was "enim pulchra valde"[998].  The Vita Hludowici Imperatoris records the marriage of "Iudith filiam Welponis…comitis" and Emperor Louis I[999].  The Annales Xantenses record the marriage in Feb 819 of "Ludewicus imperator" and "Iudith"[1000].  Judith was influential with her husband, which increased the tensions with his sons by his first marriage.  Thegan's Vita Hludowici Imperatoris records that "quondam duce Bernhardo, qui erat de stirpe regali" was accused of violating "Iudith reginam" but comments that this was all lies[1001].  Judith was exiled to the monastery of Sainte-Croix de Poitiers during the first rebellion of her stepsons in 830, was released in 831, but exiled again to Tortona in Italy in 833 from where she was brought back in Apr 834[1002].  The necrology of the abbey of Saint-Denis records the death "XIII Kal Mai" of "Judith regina"[1003].  The Annales Xantenses record the death in 843 of "Iudhit imperatrix mater Karoli" at Tours[1004]m (Aix-la-Chapelle Feb 819) as his second wife, Emperor LOUIS I, son of Emperor CHARLES I "Charlemagne" King of the Franks & his second wife Hildegardis (Chasseneuil-du-Poitou {Vienne} [16 Apr/Sep] 778-island in the Rhine near Ingelheim 20 Jun 840, bur bur Metz, église abbatiale de Saint-Arnoul).  

4.         EMMA [Hemma] (-31 Jan 876, bur Regensburg St Emmeran).  The Annales Xantenses record the marriage in 827 of "Ludewicus rex" and "sororem Iudith imperatricis" but does not name her[1005].  This appears to be the only source in which her origin is given.  "Ludowicus…rex" made a donation to St Felix & Regula in Zurich naming "filia nostra Bertha…[et] coniugis nostræ Hemmæ" by charter dated 29 Oct 863[1006].  The Gesta Francorum records that "Hemma quoque regina" became paralysed in 874, died at Regensburg in 876 and was buried in the church of St Emmeran[1007].  The necrology of Regensburg St Emmeran records the death "II Kal Feb" of "Hemma regina hic sepulta"[1008].  The necrology of Augia Divis records the death "II Kal Feb" of "Hemma regina"[1009].  The necrology of Nonnberg records the death "2 Kal Jan" of "Hemma imperatrix sor na"[1010]m (827) LOUIS King of Bavaria and Carinthia, son of Emperor LOUIS I "le Pieux" & his first wife Ermengardis [de Hesbaye] ([806]-Frankfurt-am-Main 28 Aug 876, bur Kloster Lorsch).  He was installed in 843 as LUDWIG II "le Germanique" King of the East Franks

 

 

ETICHO, son of [WELF [I] Graf im Linz- und Alpgau & his wife ---] (-after 911, bur Ammergau).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  The Historia Welforum names "Eticho…Iuditæ frater"[1011] but this is chronologically impossible.  Graf im Ammergau. 

m ---.  The name of Eticho's wife is not known. 

Eticho & his wife had one child:  

1.         HEINRICH "mit dem goldenen Wagen/cum aureo curru" (-after 934).  The Historia Welforum names "Heinricum I" as son of "Eticho"[1012].  The Genealogia Welforum names "filium Heinricum et filiam Hiltigardam" as children of "Eticho", specifying that Hildegard married "Ludowicus Balbus imperator"[1013] although the latter is clearly incorrect.  This is repeated in the Urspergensium Chronicon[1014].  According to legend, Heinrich was offered as a fief by the emperor as much land as he could plough at noon-day.  Using a golden plough drawn by a relay of saddle horses, he encircled a large area while the emperor slept, hence his nickname[1015].  He founded Kloster Altdorf in 935 at the foot of the family's main castle at Altdorf[1016].  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "Henricus…pater…sancti Cunradi episcopi cum uxore sua Beata et filiis sui Ethichone et Rudolfo" constructed Kloster Altorf, adding that "Beata cum filio suo Rudolfo" were buried there[1017]m ATA von Hohenwart, daughter of --- (-after 975).  The Genealogia Welforum names "Atham" as wife of "Heinricum", but does not give her origin[1018].  The Historia Welforum names "de Hohunwarthe in Baioaria, Beatem" as wife of "Heinricus"[1019].  A member of a noble family in the Weltheim area, she brought territory in Bavaria to her husband[1020].  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "Henricus…pater…sancti Cunradi episcopi cum uxore sua Beata et filiis sui Ethichone et Rudolfo" constructed Kloster Altorf, adding that "Beata cum filio suo Rudolfo" were buried there[1021].  Heinrich & his wife had three children: 

a)         ETICHO (- ----, bur Konstanz Cathedral).  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "sanctum Counradum Constanciensem episcopum, Etichonem et Roudolfum" as the three sons of "Heinricus" & his wife, specifying that Eticho died without having married and was buried at Konstanz[1022].  The Annalista Saxo names (in order) "tres fratres Rodulfus, Eticho, qui et Welphus, et Conradus; qui tempore Heinrici regis, patris Ottonis Magni extiterunt"[1023].  The Genealogia Welforum names (in order) "sanctum Chunradum Constantinensem episcopum, Etichonem et Rudolfem" as children of "Heinricum" & his wife, specifying that Eticho died unmarried but left illegitimate children from whom descend "illi de Hezilescella, de Ustera, de Ramphteswilaren"[1024].  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "Henricus…pater…sancti Cunradi episcopi cum uxore sua Beata et filiis sui Ethichone et Rudolfo" constructed Kloster Altorf, adding that "Beata cum filio suo Rudolfo" were buried there[1025].  Eticho had [---] illegitimate children by an unknown mistress: 

i)          children .  The Historia Welforum refers to the daughter of Eticho and "de ministerialibus suis filiam" from whom were descended "de Heciliscella, de Ustera, de Raprehteswillare et eorum cognatio"[1026]

b)         [St.] KONRAD (-26 Nov 975).  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "sanctum Counradum Constanciensem episcopum, Etichonem et Roudolfum" as the three sons of "Heinricus" & his wife, specifying that Konrad owned "Alidorf, et Wolpoteswende, Berge, Fronehoven…et omnia ultra fluvium nostrum Scuzina" from the paternal patrimony, exchanging these properties with his brother Rudolf for "Ensilingen, Audilvingen…in Alsatia Colmir et infra Retiam Curiensem Amidis, Flumines, Lugeniz"[1027].  The Annalista Saxo names (in order) "tres fratres Rodulfus, Eticho, qui et Welphus, et Conradus; qui tempore Heinrici regis, patris Ottonis Magni extiterunt", specifying that Konrad was Bishop of Konstanz[1028].  The Genealogia Welforum names (in order) "sanctum Chunradum Constantinensem episcopum, Etichonem et Rudolfem" as children of "Heinricum" & his wife[1029].  Bishop of Konstanz 934.  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "Henricus…pater…sancti Cunradi episcopi cum uxore sua Beata et filiis sui Ethichone et Rudolfo" constructed Kloster Altorf, adding that "Beata cum filio suo Rudolfo" were buried there[1030]

c)         RUDOLF (- ----, bur Altdorf).  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "sanctum Counradum Constanciensem episcopum, Etichonem et Roudolfum" as the three sons of "Heinricus" & his wife[1031].  The Annalista Saxo names (in order) "tres fratres Rodulfus, Eticho, qui et Welphus, et Conradus; qui tempore Heinrici regis, patris Ottonis Magni extiterunt"[1032].  The Genealogia Welforum names (in order) "sanctum Chunradum Constantinensem episcopum, Etichonem et Rudolfem" as children of "Heinricum" & his wife[1033].  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "Henricus…pater…sancti Cunradi episcopi cum uxore sua Beata et filiis sui Ethichone et Rudolfo" constructed Kloster Altorf, adding that "Beata cum filio suo Rudolfo" were buried there[1034]m --- (bur Altdorf).  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.   Rudolf & his wife had [two] children: 

i)          [RUDOLF (-10 Mar ----, bur Altdorf).] 

-         see below

ii)         [1035]ETICHO (-988).  Bishop of Augsburg. 

 

 

RUDOLF, son of [RUDOLF Graf von Altdorf & his wife ---] (-10 Mar ----, bur Altdorf).  All the near contemporary primary sources so far consulted name Rudolf, father of Heinrich and Welf [II] as the brother of Konrad Bishop of Konstanz.  For example, Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Couniza, Welphonis primi nostri advocati mater, filia…Welphonis Carentorum ducis qui fuit Roudolfi fratris sancti Counradi filius"[1036].  If this is correct, Ita von Öhningen would have been at least 40 years younger than her husband.  As this seems unlikely, the most probable explanation is that there has been a conflation of two individuals, father and son, both named Rudolf but there is no proof that this is correct.  The Historia Welforum records that "Roudolfus" was buried "in Altorfensi cenobio iuxta patrem et matrem"[1037].  The necrology of Weingarten records the death "VI Id Mar" of "Ruodolfus com frater sancti Chuonradi…et Welf filius eius…hic sepulti"[1038]

m ITA von Öhningen, daughter of KONRAD Duke of Swabia [Konradiner] & his wife Richlint --- ([970/75]-16 Oct ----).  The Genealogia Welforum names "de Oningen Itam…cuius pater fuit Chuno comes, mater vero filia Ottonis Magni imperatoris" as wife of Rudolf[1039].  The Historia Welforum refers to the four daughters of "Couno comes" and "filia Ottonis magnis imperatoris…Richlint", specifying that they married "una Roudolfo isti [=Welforum], alia cuidam de Rinveldin, parenti Zaringiorum, tercia regie Rugiorum, quarta comiti de Diezon"[1040].  As noted in the document SWABIA DUKES, these two sources are unreliable in their recording of the sons of Konrad I Duke of Swabia, so should not be assumed to be any more precise in recording his daughters.  Her birth date is estimated assuming that her parents married in [968].  The necrology of Weingarten records the death "XVII Kal Nov" of "Ita com uxor Ruodolfi comitis"[1041]

Rudolf & his wife had three children: 

1.         HEINRICH (-15 Nov [1000]).  The Genealogia Welforum names "Heinricum, qui apud Lonon in venatione saxo percussis interiit, et Gwelfum huius nominis primum" as sons of Rudolf and Ita[1042].  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "Heinricum et Guelfonem et filiam Richgardam" as the children of "Roudolfus" & his wife, specifying that Heinrich was buried "sub annis adolescentie in Venusta valle iuxta villam Lounon in venatione saxo percussus"[1043].  Graf in Altdorf.  The necrology of Weingarten records the donation "VI Id Feb" of "predium Minigolsowe" by "Heinricus com filius Ruodolfi comitis hic sepultus"[1044]

2.         WELF [II] (-10 Mar 1030, bur Altdorf).  The Genealogia Welforum names "Heinricum, qui apud Lonon in venatione saxo percussis interiit, et Gwelfum huius nominis primum" as sons of Rudolf and Ita, specifying that he was buried at Weingarten[1045].  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "Heinricum et Guelfonem et filiam Richgardam" as the children of "Roudolfus" & his wife[1046].  The Annalista Saxo names "Welphum comitem" as son of Rudolf (brother of Eticho/Welf and Konrad, although this appears difficult to sustain chronologically)[1047].  Graf von Altdorf.  Graf im Nori- und Inntal.  "Heinricus…Romanorum imperator augustus" renewed the privileges of Kloster Fulda by undated charter, placed in the compilation with other charters dated 1020, witnessed by "Godifridi ducis, Berinhardi ducis, Thiederici ducis, Welphonis comitis, Cunonis comitis, Kunrati comitis, Ottonis comitis, Adilbrahtis comitis, Bobonis comitis, Friderici comitis, Bezilini comitis, Ezonis comitis palatini"[1048], the order of witnesses presumably giving some idea of the relative importance of these named nobles at the court of Emperor Heinrich II at the time.  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "dux Welfo…cum uxore sua Irmindrude…de Glizberc" transferred Kloster Altorf "super montem"[1049].  His county around the Brenner pass was confiscated by Emperor Konrad II as a punishment for Welf having supported Ernst Duke of Swabia in his rebellion in 1030[1050].  He built the castle of Ravensburg on his Swabian lands which became the family's chief residence[1051].  The necrology of Weingarten records the death "VI Id Mar" of "Ruodolfus com frater sancti Chuonradi…et Welf filius eius…hic sepulti"[1052]m ([1015]) IRMTRUD [Imiza], daughter of [FRIEDRICH Graf im Moselgau] [Wigeriche] & his wife --- [von Hammerstein] [Konradiner] (-21 Aug [1055], bur Altomünster).  The Historia Welforum names "de gente Salica de castro Glizberch, Imizam…sororem Heinrici ducis Noricorum et Friderici ducis Lotharingiorum et Adilberonis episcopi Metensis" as wife of "Guelfo…Roudolfi filius"[1053].  The Genealogia Welforum names "Salice --- de Glizperch Imizam nomine, Heinrici Noricorum ducis sororem et Friderici ducis Lotharingorum et Alberonis Metensis episcopi" as wife of Welf, specifying that she was buried at Altenmünster and that her dowry was "villam Moringen et Elisinam curtem in Longobardia"[1054].  Irmtrud´s father is shown above in square brackets to indicate doubt: there is some possibility that she was born from an earlier marriage of her mother´s, explained further in the document FRANCONIA NOBILITY.  If that is correct, she was IRMTRUD [Imiza] daughter of --- von Gleiberg & his wife --- [von Hammerstein].  Jordan suggests that the land in Lombardy was probably near Este[1055], which could explain their daughter's marriage as her husband may have been a neighbouring landowner.  After the death of her son, she contested his will under which he bequeathed all his property to the convent of Weingarten, and summoned her grandson from Italy to assume the inheritance in Swabia and Bavaria. The nuns of Weingarten were resettled in Altomünster in Bavaria, relocating the monks to Weingarten as part of the settlement of the dispute[1056].  A codex of Kloster Weingarten records that "dux Welfo…cum uxore sua Irmindrude…de Glizberc" transferred Kloster Altorf "super montem"[1057].  Herimannus names "Irmengarda, Welf comitis vidua" when recording the transfer to her of Altdorf by the monks[1058].  The necrology of Weingarten records the death "XII Kal Sep" of "Irmindruot com que et Imiza mater Welfonis et Chuonize"[1059].  Welf [II] & his wife had [three] children: 

a)         WELF [III] (-Burg Bodman 13 Nov 1055).  The Historia Welforum names "filiam Chunizam…et filium…Guelfum" as the children of "Guelfo…Roudolfi filius", specifying that Welf acquired "ducatum Carinthiorum et marchiam Veronensem"[1060]Herimannus names "Welf comitem, Suevigenam, Welf dudum comitis filium" when recording his installation as Duke of Carinthia in 1047[1061].  He transferred the convent of Altdorf to a site on Martinsberg and renamed it Weingarten[1062].  He was installed as WELF I Duke of Carinthia and Marchese di Verona by Heinrich III King of Germany in 1047.  He conspired with Konrad de Luxembourg Duke of Bavaria to depose Emperor Heinrich III, but the plot was discovered and Welf was deposed as Duke of Carinthia[1063].  Under his will, he left all his property to the convent at Weingarten, intending to be buried there.  His mother contested the testament on the grounds that she, as lawful heir, had not consented to it[1064].  The necrology of Fulda records the death in 1055 of "Welf dux"[1065].  The necrology of Weingarten records the death "Id Nov" of "Welfo dux Carinthie hic sepultus"[1066]

b)         KUNIGUNDE ([1020]-31 Mar before 1055, bur Vangadizza Monastery).  The Annalista Saxo names "Cunizam" as daughter of Welf, and her husband "Azoni marchioni de Langobardia de castris Calun et Estin"[1067].  The Genealogia Welforum names "Cunizam" as daughter of Welf and Imiza, specifying that she married "marchio Etius cum curte Elisina"[1068]m ([1035]) as his first wife, ALBERTO AZZO II Conte di Luni [Este], son of ALBERTO AZZO I Conte di Luni & his first wife Valdriada Candriada (-1097, bur Vangadizza Monastery). 

c)         [KONRAD (-27 Aug 1031).  The Chronico Eberspergense records the death in 1031 of "Chuonradus…adoptivus filius Rihlindis amitæ eius"[1069].  There is no indication of his parentage although Graf Welf [II] is the only one of Richlind's brothers who is known to have had children.] 

3.         RICHLIND (-Burg Persenbeug 12 Jun 1045, bur Ebersberg monastery).  The Historia Welforum names (in order) "Heinricum et Guelfonem et filiam Richgardam" as the children of "Roudolfus" & his wife, specifying that Richgard married "unus de maioribus Baioariæ comitibus" but had no heirs, founded the monasteries of "Ebirsperc, Coubach, Gisinveld" and was buried at Ebersberg[1070].  The Genealogia Welforum names "Richardam" as daughter of Rudolf and Ita, specifying that she founded the monasteries of Ebersberg (jointly with her children "ex quondam ditissimo Bawarie comite"), Gisenvelt and Chubach and was buried at Ebersberg[1071].  The Chronico Eberspergensi names "Richlindem filiam Rudolfi Suevi sororem Welfhardi comitis qui rebellavit Heinrico regis secundo" as wife of "Adalpero [filii Udalrici]", specifying that she was childless[1072]m ADALBERO Graf von Ebersberg, son of UDALRICH Graf von Ebersberg, Marchese di Carniola [Sieghardinger] & his wife Richgardis von Viehbach [Eppensteiner] (-27 Mar 1045).

 

 

The precise relationship between the following individual and the Welf family has not yet been established: 

1.         OTHMAR .  The Casuum Sancti Galli, Continuatio I, Ekkehardo IV names "sancto Otmaro", commenting that he was "Ruodolfus…Welhardi comitis pater…prosapiæ…ipsum Welfhardus et Henricus filii eius"[1073]

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von FRICKINGEN und RAMMSEN

 

 

1.         BURKHARD (-after 21 Apr 1101).  Graf von Frickingen.  "Johanna" donated property "in pago Linzigouva in comitatu Ottonis in loco…Urenouva" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 4 Apr 1094, witnessed by "Berhtoldi ducis Suevorum, Burchardi comitis de Nellenburg advocati predicti monasterii, Manegoldi comitis et Wolfradi filii sui de Alshusen, Burchardi comitis de Frickinga…"[1074]Graf von Rammsen [Schaffhausen].  "Sigefridus et fratres mei Conradus, Eberhardus et Ogoz" donated property "in pago Hegouva in comitatu Lodewici in locis…Ruti ze Hohenstetin…in pago Argouva sub comitatu Odalrici in…locis ze Willineshowo, ze Stofen, ze Nunnenwilare…in pago Briscaugia in comitatu Herimanni ze Hugenshein, necnon etiam in pago Heregouva…sub comitatu Manegoldi in villa…Polster" to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 21 Apr 1101, witnessed by "Burcardi comitis de Rammeshein…"[1075]

 

 

 

C.      GRAFEN von KIRCHBERG

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of members of this family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

1.         ALBAN (-after 20 Mar 1028).  Graf in Kirchberg.  "Albanus comes in Kirchberg" sold property "in comitatu et dominio nostro Kirchberg prope Siessen et Wald villas" to "Ernesto dicto Winckelhofer civi Augustensi" by charter dated 20 Mar 1028, witnessed by "Wilibaldo comite de Nordholtz, Gerundo comite de Bibereck, Salmando comite de Nuffen…"[1076]

 

2.         --- m --- [von Buchhorn], daughter of OTTO [II] Graf von Buchhorn & his wife --- (-1089).  Three children: 

a)         OTTO [I] (-after 2 Jan 1126).  Graf von Kirchberg 1089.  "Werinharius de Chilcheim…cum matre mea Richinza" appointed "Ottonis de Chirchberc" to donate property to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 2 May 1092, witnessed by "comites Hartmannus de Chirchberch, Hartmannus de Gerohusin, Hugo de Tuwingin, Hugo de Cravinegga, Manegoldus de Alshusin…", and "predictus Otto de Chirichberk" donated the property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "Hartmannus comes et filius eius Hartmannus de Chirichberk, Hartmannus comes de Gerohusen et frater eius Adelbertus comes, Wolferadus comes de Alshusin, Rodulfus comes de Bregantio, Lodewicus comes de Stofiln, Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[1077].  Graf im Linzgau 1094.  [Emperor Heinrich V confirmed the donation of "prædium Slocse" made to the monastery of St Blasius by “dux Rudolfus de Rinvelden et comes Otto et filius eius Fridericus comes...” by charter dated 8 Jan 1125[1078].  It is not certain that this document relates to Otto Graf von Kirchberg, although he appears to be the only contemporary Swabian count of that name to whom it can refer.  The document clearly relates to past donations, considering that Rudolf von Rheinfelden died in 1080.  It is not therefore certain that Graf Otto and his son were alive at the date of the charter.  Lothar King of Germany confirmed donations to the monastery of St Blasius, at the request of "Hartmannus comes de Geroshusin, Manegoldus comes et filius eius Wolueradus de Isininum et de Alshusin, Hartmannus comes et frater eius Otto de Chilhperc...", by charter dated 2 Jan 1126[1079]m ---.  The name of Otto´s wife is not known.  Otto [I] & his wife had [one child]: 

i)          [FRIEDRICH (-[after 8 Jan 1125]).  Emperor Heinrich V confirmed the donation of "prædium Slocse" made to the monastery of St Blasius by “dux Rudolfus de Rinvelden et comes Otto et filius eius Fridericus comes...” by charter dated 8 Jan 1125[1080].  It is not certain that this document relates to Otto Graf von Kirchberg, although he appears to be the only contemporary Swabian count of that name to whom it can refer.  No other reference has yet been found to Otto having a son named Friedrich.  The document clearly relates to past donations, considering that Rudolf von Rheinfelden died in 1080.  It is not therefore certain that Graf Otto´s son was still alive at the date of the charter.] 

b)         HARTMANN [I] (-[2 Jan 1126/12 Jul 1127]).  Graf von Kirchberg.  "Werinharius de Chilcheim…cum matre mea Richinza" appointed "Ottonis de Chirchberc" to donate property to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 2 May 1092, witnessed by "comites Hartmannus de Chirchberch, Hartmannus de Gerohusin, Hugo de Tuwingin, Hugo de Cravinegga, Manegoldus de Alshusin…", and "predictus Otto de Chirichberk" donated the property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "Hartmannus comes et filius eius Hartmannus de Chirichberk, Hartmannus comes de Gerohusen et frater eius Adelbertus comes, Wolferadus comes de Alshusin, Rodulfus comes de Bregantio, Lodewicus comes de Stofiln, Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[1081].  Graf im Linzgau 1120.  Graf im Argengau 1122.  Lothar King of Germany confirmed donations to the monastery of St Blasius, at the request of "Hartmannus comes de Geroshusin, Manegoldus comes et filius eius Wolueradus de Isininum et de Alshusin, Hartmannus comes et frater eius Otto de Chilhperc...", by charter dated 2 Jan 1126[1082]m ---.  The name of Hartmann's wife is not known.  Graf Hartmann [I] & his wife had two children: 

i)          EBERHARD [I] (-1166 or after).  "Rudolfus comes Curiensis" and “Eberhardo comite de Kirchberg” exchanged property “in cella Oxenhusen in comitatu Diethboldi comitis” by charter dated 12 Jul 1127[1083].  Vogt von Kloster Wiblingen 1148.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Ebirhardo et Hartmanno comitibus de Kilhperc", undated but dateable to [1152][1084]m ---.  The name of Eberhard's wife is not known.  Graf Eberhard [I] & his wife had three children:

(a)       HARTMANN [III] (-[4 Apr] 1198 or after).  "…Comes Hartmannus de Kilchberg et frater suus comes Otto…" witnessed a charter of Emperor Friedrich I dated 1179[1085].  Graf von Balzheim 1181.  Graf im Alpgau 1189.  The Liber Oblationum Ecclesiæ Brixinensis Maioris records the death "II Non Apr" of "Hartmannus com de Chirchperch"[1086], although it is not known with certainty to which Graf Hartmann this refers. 

(1)       WILLIBIRG m LUDWIG [II] Graf von Württemberg, son of [LUDWIG [I] Graf von Württemberg & his wife ---].  1166/1181. 

(2)       RUDOLF .  1185/1192.  m ---.  The name of Rudolf's wife is not known.  Rudolf & his wife had one child:

a.         BERTHA .  1239.  m GOTTFRIED Graf von Marstetten .  1195/1239. 

(3)       HARTMANN .  puer 1187/[1188]. 

(b)       OTTO [II] (-before 1189).  "…Comes Hartmannus de Kilchberg et frater suus comes Otto…" witnessed a charter of Emperor Friedrich I dated 1179[1087].  von Hohenberg 1181.  m ---.  The name of Otto's wife is not known.  Graf Otto [II] & his wife had three children:

(1)       EBERHARD [II] (-[27 Aug] [1183])

-         see below

(2)       OTTO [III] (-1194 or after).  Vogt von Wiblingen 1189.  m ---.  The name of Otto's wife is not known.  Graf Otto [III] & his wife had two children:

a.         HARTMANN [IV] (-1220 or after).  Graf von Kirchberg und Körsch.  m --- von Körsch, daughter of DIEPOLD Graf von Körsch. 

b.         [OTTO (-[before 1257]).  Canon at Würzburg cathedral. 

(3)       KONRAD (-[27 Aug] [1183]).  The necrology of Rothen records "VI Kal Sep Eberhardus et Conradus fratres comites de Kirchberg"[1088], although it is not known whether this refers to their death on the same day or to a joint donation. 

(c)       KONRAD .  Abbot of Hirsau 1176/1188. 

ii)         HARTMANN [II] .  "Otto de Chirichberk" donated property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "Hartmannus comes et filius eius Hartmannus de Chirichberk, Hartmannus comes de Gerohusen et frater eius Adelbertus comes, Wolferadus comes de Alshusin, Rodulfus comes de Bregantio, Lodewicus comes de Stofiln, Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[1089].  [1170].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Ebirhardo et Hartmanno comitibus de Kilhperc", undated but dateable to [1152][1090]

c)         BERTHOLD (-1105 or after).  Graf von Kirchberg.  He founded Kloster Hirsau in 1102.  1105. 

 

 

EBERHARD [II], son of OTTO [II] von Hohenberg & his wife --- (-27 Aug [1183]).  The necrology of Rothen records "VI Kal Sep Eberhardus et Conradus fratres comites de Kirchberg"[1091], although it is not known whether this refers to their death on the same day or to a joint donation. 

m --- [von Albeck, daughter of WITEGOW von Albeck & his wife ---]. 

Graf Eberhard [II] & his wife had two children: 

1.         OTTO [IV] (-1220 or after)Graf von Kirchberg und Brandenburg.  m [--- von Berg, daughter of ULRICH Graf von Berg & his wife ---]. 

-        GRAFEN von BRANDENBURG[1092]

2.         KONRAD [I] .  Graf von Kirchbergm BERTHA von Eberstall, daughter of BRUNO von Eberstall & his wife --- (-27 Aug or 27 Sep ----).  The Liber Oblationum Ecclesiæ Brixinensis Maioris records the death "V Kal Sep" of "Berhta com de Chirchperch"[1093].  The necrology of Stams records the death "V Kal Oct" of "domina Bertha com de Kirchperg, mater domini Brunonis episcopi Brixinensis"[1094]

-        GRAFEN von KIRCHBERG[1095]

 

 

 

D.      GRAFEN von PFULLENDORF und RAMSPERG

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of members of this family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

1.         ULRICHGraf von Ramsberg [near Pfullendorf, Baden].  An undated charter, dated to the reign of Heinrich IV King of Germany [1056/84], which records a donation to Rheinau was signed "apud Rammisheim in pago Hegouve in comitatu Uodalrici comitis de Rammesperch" in the presence of "Gerungo comite de Stulingen"[1096]

 

 

GERO (-17 May [1080/1110], bur Kloster Petershausen).  Graf von Pfullendorf

 

LUDWIG von Pfullendorf (-murdered Tübingen 28 Jan 1135, bur Reichenau).  Abbot of Reichenau 1131. 

 

1.         ULRICH (-1155 or after)Graf von Ramsperg.  Graf im Hegau.  m ADELHEID, daughter of --- (-before 28 Jun 1125).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records the donation by "Roudolfus comes de Rammisberch" dated 1163 which names "matris meæ Adilheide"[1097].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln[1098], the wife of Graf Ulrich may have been Adelheid von Bregenz, daughter of Ulrich [X] Graf von Bregenz & his wife Bertha von Rheinfelden.  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis, in an earlier passage, records the marriage of Ulrich [X] Graf von Bregenz which suggests that there might be a family connection.  Graf Ulrich & his wife had three children: 

a)         [ULRICHGraf von Pfullendorf 1157-1158.] 

b)         RUDOLF (-9 Jan 1181)Graf von Ramsperg.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "comite Rudolfo de Ramsperc", undated but dateable to [1152][1099].  "…Rudolfus comes de Rammesburg…" witnessed the charter dated 27 Nov 1155 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed possessions of the church of Konstanz[1100].  "Sex comites…comes Rudolfus de Rammesperc…" witnessed the charter dated 1163 under which Ulrich Abbot of Reichenau confirmed donations to the abbey[1101]Graf von Pfullendorf.  A charter dated 1168 names "Rodulfus comes de Phullendorf, sororius comitis Rodolfi de Bragantia" and records the grant of "Turicensem comitatum et advocatiam Sechingensis ecclesiæ" [Zurich, Seckingen] by Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" to "Alberto comiti de Habisburc" who married "filiam comitis Rodolfi"[1102].  The explanation for the relationship "sororius" has not been found.  However, the connection with Bregenz is indicated by the suggested family origin of Rudolf´s mother (see above).  Graf von Bregenz.  Graf von Lindau.  Vogt von St Gallen 1166.  Vogt of Chur until 1170.  After the death of his only son from malaria in Italy, Graf Rudolf agreed to the transfer of his possessions to Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" between 1167 and 1180[1103].  “...Rudolphus comes de Phulendorf...” witnessed the charter dated 4 Mar 1173 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed donations to the church of Bero made by “comitis Ulrici...de Lenzburg[1104]m [as her first/second husband,] ELISABETH, daughter of --- (-11 Oct [1164/80]).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records the donation of "apud Rinisgimunde" by "Roudolfus comes de Rammisberch" dated 1163 which names "matris meæ Adilheide", witnessed by "uxor mea Elisabeth, frater meus Arnoldus…"[1105].  According to a Habsburg genealogy, the mother of "Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf" was "filiam sororis ducis Welph"[1106].  She married [firstly/secondly] --- [von Rheinfelden], father of KUNO [von Rheinfelden][1107].  Graf Rudolf & his wife had two children: 

i)          ITA .  A Habsburg genealogy names "Itam cometissam de Pfullendorf, filiam sororis ducis Welph" as the wife of "Alberctus"[1108].  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by a charter dated 1168 which names "Rodulfus comes de Phullendorf, sororius comitis Rodolfi de Bragantia" and records the grant of "Turicensem comitatum et advocatiam Sechingensis ecclesiæ" [Zurich, Seckingen] by Emperor Friedrich I "Barbarossa" to "Alberto comiti de Habisburc" who married "filiam comitis Rodolfi"[1109]m ALBRECHT [III] "der Reiche" Graf von Habsburg, son of WERNER [II] Graf von Habsburg und im Oberelsaß & his wife --- (-11 Feb 1199). 

ii)         BERTHOLD (-[1167], bur Kloster Mehrerau). 

c)         ARNOLD (-1165 or after).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis records the donation of "apud Rinisgimunde" by "Roudolfus comes de Rammisberch" dated 1163 which names "matris meæ Adilheide", witnessed by "uxor mea Elisabeth, frater meus Arnoldus…"[1110].  1164/1165. 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 10.  ORTENAU and NORTHERN BADEN

 

 

Ortenau was situated east of the river Rhine and Alsace, in the north-west part of the present-day German region of Baden-Württemberg. 

 

 

A.      HERREN und GRAFEN von EBERSTEIN

 

 

Schloß Eberstein was located on a mountain between the valleys of the rivers Murg and Oos, near Baden-Baden.  In the 13th century, the family moved to Neu Eberstein, near Gernsbach.  The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

1.         BERTHOLD [I] von Eberstein (-after 1085).  "Bertoldus de Eberstein et duo filii Bertoldus et Eberhardus" witnessed a charter dated 1085 under which Wazzelius and Mangold von Lienstetten donated property[1111]m ---.  The name of Berthold's wife is not known.  Berthold [I] & his wife had two children:

a)         BERTHOLD [II] (-after 1085).  "Bertoldus de Eberstein et duo filii Bertoldus et Eberhardus" witnessed a charter dated 1085 under which Wazzelius and Mangold von Lienstetten donated property[1112]

b)         EBERHARD [I] (-after 1085).  "Bertoldus de Eberstein et duo filii Bertoldus et Eberhardus" witnessed a charter dated 1085 under which Wazzelius and Mangold von Lienstetten donated property[1113]

 

2.         --- (-before [1113]).  The chronology is consistent with the husband of Adelheid being either Berthold [I] or Berthold [II] who are shown above.  m ADELHEID, daughter of --- (-after [1113]).  "Adelheid" donated property to Kloster Hirschau, with the consent of "ihrer Söhne Bertold, Eberhard und Hugo", for the soul of "mariti sui" in accordance with his wishes on his deathbed, by charter dated to [1113][1114].  Four children: 

a)         BERTHOLD [III] von Eberstein (-after 18 Jul 1137).  Consistent with the observation concerning the identity of the husband of Adelheid, mother of Berthold [III] and his two brothers, it is possible that Berthold [III] was the same person as Berthold [II] who is shown above.  "Adelheid" donated property to Kloster Hirschau, with the consent of "ihrer Söhne Bertold, Eberhard und Hugo", for the soul of "mariti sui" in accordance with his wishes on his deathbed, by charter dated to [1113][1115].  "…Bertholdus de Eberstein et filius sororis eius Wecel de Zolra…" witnessed the charter, dated "VI Kal Jun" 1115 and "post XX diebus et uno…XIV Kal Jul", under which "Liutfridus" donated property "in Onesvvilare" to Kloster Reichenbach[1116].  "Burkardus de Scibenhard per manum domni sui Bertoldi de Eberstein" donated property at Singen to Kloster Hirschau by charter dated to [1120][1117].  "Bertoldus von Eberstein und Emich von Wirtenberg" are named in the foundation book of Kloster Hirschau dated 1136[1118].  "Bertoldus von Eberstein und Emich von Wirtenberg" are named in the foundation book of Kloster Hirschau dated 1136[1119].  "…Bertholdo seniore et iuniore, Hugone de Eberstein…" witnessed the charter dated 18 Jul 1137 which records an agreement between Speyer cathedral and the abbot of Odenheim concerning property at Elsenz and Berenbach[1120]m ---.  The name of Berthold's wife is not known.  Berthold [III] & his wife had one child: 

i)          BERTHOLD [IV] von Eberstein (-1158 or after, bur Herrenalb).  "…Bertholdo seniore et iuniore, Hugone de Eberstein…" witnessed the charter dated 18 Jul 1137 which records an agreement between Speyer cathedral and the abbot of Odenheim concerning property at Elsenz and Berenbach[1121].  "Bertholdus dominus de Eberstein" founded Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "coniugis nostre Ute et heredum nostrorum", by charter dated to [1149/52][1122].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Bertoldo de Ebirstein", undated but dateable to [1152][1123].  Konrad Bishop of Worms confirmed donations to Kloster Schönau by charter dated 1152 witnessed by "Heinricus comes de Chacenelenbogen, Bobbo comes de Loufen, Egere comes de Vehingen, Berchtolt comes de Calwen, Bertholdus de Eberstein…"[1124].  "Egene comes de Vehingen, Conradus comes de Calwe, Wezelo comes de Grezingen, Bertoldus de Eberstein…" witnessed the charter dated 1158 under which Günther Bishop of Speyer donated property to Kloster Maulbronn[1125].  [Graf] von Eberstein.  A non-contemporaneous inscription at Herrenalb records the burial of "Berchtoldi comitis de Eberstein et domine Ute uxoris eius fundatorum hujus monasterii et plurimorum comitum de Eberstein"[1126].  It should be noted that this is the only source so far identified which accords the comital title to Berthold [IV].  It is possible that this was an ex post facto invention, considered flattering to the status of the later Graf von Eberstein under whose auspices the monument was installed in the monastery.  m UTA, daughter of --- (-[1185], bur Herrenalb).  "Bertholdus dominus de Eberstein" founded Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "coniugis nostre Ute et heredum nostrorum", by charter dated to [1149/52][1127].  According to Neuenstein, she was "Utta von Sinsheim", suggesting that she was "aus dem Geschlechte der Grafen im Kraichgau, die eine Burg zu Sinsheim besassen"[1128].  An inscription at Herrenalb records the burial of "Berchtoldi comitis de Eberstein et domine Ute uxoris eius fundatorum hujus monasterii et plurimorum comitum de Eberstein"[1129].  Berthold [IV] & his wife had [four] children: 

(a)       [WETZEL (-after 1163).  Graf von Eberstein.  "…Wetzele comes de Eberstein…" witnessed the charter dated 1163 under which "Friedrich der Rothbart" donated property to Kloster Mauermünster[1130].  There is no indication of the parentage of Graf Wetzel but, assuming that he was a member of the same family as the other Grafen von Eberstein, from a chronological point of view it is probable that he was the son and successor of Berthold [IV].  However, it should be noted that no other reference has been found to the name Wetzel in any other record relating to this family.] 

(b)       EBERHARD [III] (-[1218/19]).  "Ebrahrdus de Ebrestin" confirmed the donation of property "in villa…Gelstorf in Berowa" to Kloster Berau (founded by "ego et mater mea") made by "pater meus Berchtoldus…cum filias suas sorores meas Otam et Heduwidem" by charter dated to [1185][1131]

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(c)       UTA .  "Ebrahrdus de Ebrestin" confirmed the donation of property "in villa…Gelstorf in Berowa" to Kloster Berau (founded by "ego et mater mea") made by "pater meus Berchtoldus…cum filias suas sorores meas Otam et Heduwidem" by charter dated to [1185][1132]same person as…? UTA (-after 1193).  Krieg von Hochfelden suggests that "Uta" abbess of Frauenalb, named in a bull of Pope Celestine III dated 1193, was "möglich…eine Tochter Bertholds und nach ihrer Mutter genannt wurde"[1133].  The last phrase suggests that his hypothesis is based only on onomastics, supported by no other evidence.  Nun at Berau [1150].  Abbess of Frauenalb 1193.] 

(d)       HADWIDE .  "Ebrahrdus de Ebrestin" confirmed the donation of property "in villa…Gelstorf in Berowa" to Kloster Berau (founded by "ego et mater mea") made by "pater meus Berchtoldus…cum filias suas sorores meas Otam et Heduwidem" by charter dated to [1185][1134].  Nun at Berau [1150].  Nun at Frauenalb. 

b)         EBERHARD [II] .  Consistent with the observation concerning the identity of the husband of Adelheid, mother of Berthold [III] and his two brothers, it is possible that Eberhard [II] was the same person as Eberhard [I] who is shown above.  "Adelheid" donated property to Kloster Hirschau, with the consent of "ihrer Söhne Bertold, Eberhard und Hugo", for the soul of "mariti sui" in accordance with his wishes on his deathbed, by charter dated to [1113][1135]

c)         HUGO von Eberstein (-after 18 Jul 1137).  "Adelheid" donated property to Kloster Hirschau, with the consent of "ihrer Söhne Bertold, Eberhard und Hugo", for the soul of "mariti sui" in accordance with his wishes on his deathbed, by charter dated to [1113][1136].  "…Bertholdo seniore et iuniore, Hugone de Eberstein…" witnessed the charter dated 18 Jul 1137 which records an agreement between Speyer cathedral and the abbot of Odenheim concerning property at Elsenz and Berenbach[1137]

d)         daughter .  m --- von Zollern, son of ---.  One child: 

i)          WETZEL von Zollern (-after Jul 1115).  "…Bertholdus de Eberstein et filius sororis eius Wecel de Zolra…" witnessed the charter, dated "VI Kal Jun" 1115 and "post XX diebus et uno…XIV Kal Jul", under which "Liutfridus" donated property "in Onesvvilare" to Kloster Reichenbach[1138]

 

 

EBERHARD [III] von Eberstein, son of BERTHOLD [IV] von Eberstein & his wife Uta --- (-[1218/19]).  "…Duce Konrade de Dachowe dux, Otdone comite de Chilberc, Eberhardus de Eberstein…" witnessed the charter dated 1181 under which the Graf von Tübingen donated property in Derdingen to Kloster Herrenalb[1139].  "Ebrahrdus de Ebrestin" confirmed the donation of property "in villa…Gelstorf in Berowa" to Kloster Berau (founded by "ego et mater mea") made by "pater meus Berchtoldus…cum filias suas sorores meas Otam et Heduwidem" by charter dated to [1185][1140].  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein" confirmed a donation to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Eberhardo et Ottone domicellis de Eberstein, Alberto de Rastede et Eberhardo fratre suo…"[1141].  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein…et uxor nostra Chunigunt et filii mei Eberhardus et Otto, Bertholdus et Albertus" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Cunrado et Godefrido comitibus de Kalwe, comite Fridrico de Saroponte…"[1142]

m ([1185/90]) KUNIGUNDE von Andechs, daughter of BERTHOLD I Marchese of Istria, Graf von Andechs & his first wife Hedwig --- (-10 Feb after 1207).  The De Fundatoribus Monasterii Diessenses lists (in order) "Poppo summus prepositus Babenberch, Mathildis marchionissa de Hohenburch, Kunigundis comitissa de Eberstein, Sophia comitissa de Hennenberch, Berhtoldus dux et marchio…"[1143], increasing the probability that all were children of "Berhtoldus marchio".  The chronology of the two families suggests [1185/90] as the date of Kunigunde´s marriage.  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein…et uxor nostra Chunigunt et filii mei Eberhardus et Otto, Bertholdus et Albertus" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Cunrado et Godefrido comitibus de Kalwe, comite Fridrico de Saroponte…"[1144].  The necrology of Diessen records the death "IV Id Feb" of "Chunigundis com"[1145].  1207.] 

Eberhard [III] & his wife had three children: 

1.         [AGNES] von Eberstein ([1185/87]-).  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by the charter dated 29 Aug 1227 under which her son "Symon comes de Dauborc" recorded his peace agreement with "domino Johanne Metensi episcopo" and named "dominum Evrardum de Vrestein avunculum meum"[1146].  Given the marriage date of her parents, she must have been one of their older children as her son´s marriage is estimated to 1224.  “Fridericus comes de Liningin...et uxoris nostre Agnetis...et liberorum nostrorum” donated property to the Teutonic Order by charter dated 30 Nov 1221[1147].  Brinckmeier quotes a charter of "Emichs IV und Friedrichs III" dated 10 Mar 1263 which refers to "post obitum nobilis domine Agnetis comitisse"[1148].  If the speculation about Friedrich’s second marriage is correct, these documents may refer to his second wife.  m (before [1202/05]) [as his first wife,] FRIEDRICH von Saarbrücken Graf von Leiningen, son of SIMON [II] Graf von Saarbrücken & his wife Liutgard von Leiningen (-1237). 

2.         EBERHARD [IV] (-18 Mar 1263).  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein" confirmed a donation to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Eberhardo et Ottone domicellis de Eberstein, Alberto de Rastede et Eberhardo fratre suo…"[1149].  "O[tto] de Eberstein et frater meus Eberhardus" agreed a partition of their territories by charter dated 1219, witnessed by "Bertholdo et Aluico comitibus de Sultze, Gotfrido comiti de Calwe…"[1150].  Eberhard´s territories including Alt-Eberstein.  "Eberhardus…comes de Eberstein et uxor mea Adelheidis" confirmed a donation of property at Kirchheim to Kloster Otterburg made by "Marquardus homo noster et Ofima coniux ipsius" by charter dated 1248[1151].  The Annales Wormatienses name "domni Eberhardi de Eberstein et domni E. filii sui, comitis de Sein et domni Ottonis de Eberstein" in 1249[1152].  He is consistently, although not exclusively, referred to in primary sources as Graf von Eberstein from [1251][1153].  "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein dictus senior" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "uxoris mee Adelheidis et filie mee Agnetis comitisse Gemini Pontis et Symonis iunioris comitis nepotis mei", by charter dated 1258[1154].  "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein et Adelhaidis uxor nostra" donated property at Uswilare to Kloster Frauenalb by charter dated 1 Jul 1258, witnessed by "Agnetis filiæ nostræ comitissæ de Zwainbrucken"[1155].  An inscription in Kloster Rosenthal records the death "XII Kal Apr" in 1263 of "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein fundator huius ecclesie"[1156]m (after 1223) as her second husband, ADELHEID von Sayn, widow of GOTTFRIED [II] Graf von Sponheim, daughter of HEINRICH [II] Graf von Sayn & his wife Agnes von Saffenberg (-22 Nov 1263).  "Eberhardus…comes de Eberstein et uxor mea Adelheidis" confirmed a donation of property at Kirchheim to Kloster Otterburg made by "Marquardus homo noster et Ofima coniux ipsius" by charter dated 1248[1157].  "A…comitissa de Spanhem et Euerstein" donated wine production to Abtei Sayn, for the souls of "domni Godefridi comitis de Spanhem et domni Euerhardi…filii nostri defunctorum", by charter dated 1256[1158].  "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein dictus senior" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "uxoris mee Adelheidis et filie mee Agnetis comitisse Gemini Pontis et Symonis iunioris comitis nepotis mei", by charter dated 1258[1159].  "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein et Adelhaidis uxor nostra" donated property at Uswilare to Kloster Frauenalb by charter dated 1 Jul 1258, witnessed by "Agnetis filiæ nostræ comitissæ de Zwainbrucken"[1160].  Eberhard [IV] & his wife had three children: 

a)         EBERHARD [V] (-[Oct 1248/20 Sep 1253]).  "Mehtylde comitissa Seynensi relicta Heinrici comitis Seynensis avunculi nostri" granted certain castles and fiefs to "nos fratres de Spanheim Johannes comes, Heinricus dominus de Heymsberg, Symon, et Euerardus" by charter dated 29 Aug 1247[1161].  The Annales Wormatienses name "domni Eberhardi de Eberstein et domni E. filii sui, comitis de Sein et domni Ottonis de Eberstein" in 1249[1162]m (before 9 Mar 1243) [as her first husband, ELISABETH] von Baden, daughter of HERMANN V Markgraf von Baden & his wife Irmgard von Braunschweig.  According to Neuenstein, the wife of Eberhard [V] von Eberstein was "die Schwester der Markgrafen Hermann und Rudolf von Baden, deren Namen wir nicht kennen", referring to (but not citing) a charter dated 1243 under which "Eberhard V der jüngere…mit seinem Schwager Markgraf Rudolf I im Namen seiner Gemahlin" renounced rights to certain property of Kloster Maulbronn[1163].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, this sister was Elisabeth, whose marriage to Ludwig [II] von Lichtenberg is dated to "before Dec 1253" but the primary source on which this information is based is not known.  According to Krieg von Hochfelden, Eberhard [V] married "wahrscheinlich", as her first husband, Sophie von Bayern, daughter of Otto II "der Erlauchte" Duke of Bavaria & his wife Agnes von Braunschweig[1164].  He cites no corresponding primary source, and as Sophie´s birth is dated to 1236, she would have been young to have married and given birth to two children before her alleged husband´s death in 1253 (although the same could be said for her alleged husband as well).  Eberhard [V] & his wife had two children: 

i)          ELISABETH von Eberstein .  "Hanricus comes et A. comitissa Geminipontis" granted dowry to "generum nostrum Gerlacum comitem de Veldentia", with the consent of "patris nostri E. comitis de Everstein et A. matris nostre necnon Elizabeth et Adleidis filiarum E. quondam comitis de Seina fratris nostri", by charter dated Jul 1258[1165].  Krieg von Hochfelden cites a charter dated 1253 by which, after the death of "Eberhards V", "Eberhard IV und Adelheid" renounced all rights to Sayn and its territories in the name "der unmündigen Kinder Eberhards V"[1166].  According to Krieg von Hochfelden, the children of Eberhard [V] were "Elisabeth" who married "Gebhard III Graf von Teck" and "Adelheid" who married firstly "Raugrafen Heinrich" and secondly "Raugrafen Conrad"[1167]

ii)         ADELHEID von Eberstein .  "Hanricus comes et A. comitissa Geminipontis" granted dowry to "generum nostrum Gerlacum comitem de Veldentia", with the consent of "patris nostri E. comitis de Everstein et A. matris nostre necnon Elizabeth et Adleidis filiarum E. quondam comitis de Seina fratris nostri", by charter dated Jul 1258[1168].  According to Krieg von Hochfelden, the children of Eberhard [V] were "Elisabeth" who married "Gebhard III Graf von Teck" and "Adelheid" who married firstly "Raugrafen Heinrich" and secondly "Raugrafen Conrad"[1169]

b)         AGNES von Eberstein (-1297).  "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein dictus senior" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "uxoris mee Adelheidis et filie mee Agnetis comitisse Gemini Pontis et Symonis iunioris comitis nepotis mei", by charter dated 1258[1170].  "Eberhardus comes de Eberstein et Adelhaidis uxor nostra" donated property at Uswilare to Kloster Frauenalb by charter dated 1 Jul 1258, witnessed by "Agnetis filiæ nostræ comitissæ de Zwainbrucken"[1171].  "Hanricus comes et A. comitissa Geminipontis" granted dowry to "generum nostrum Gerlacum comitem de Veldentia", with the consent of "patris nostri E. comitis de Everstein et A. matris nostre necnon Elizabeth et Adleidis filiarum E. quondam comitis de Seina fratris nostri", by charter dated Jul 1258[1172].  “Henricus comes de Zweinbrucken et Agnes collateralis” donated “castrum nostrum in Stauff, Wormatiensis dioëcesis” to the church of Worms, in the presence of “Eberhardus et Walramus filii...Heinrici comitis de Zweinbrucken et Agnetis eius contectalis”, by charter dated 1282[1173]m ([1238]) HEINRICH [II] Graf von Zweibrücken, son of HEINRICH [I] Graf von Zweibrücken & his wife Hedwige de Lorraine (-1282). 

c)         ADELHEID von Eberstein (-14 Aug 1272, Bebenhusen).  The Liber Anniversariorum of Sindelfingen records the death "XIX Kal Sep 1272" of "Adelhaidis com de Eberstein et Saine mater predicti pueri Bebenhusen dormit", immediately following the record of the death of her son Hugo[1174]m (after 1251) as his second wife, RUDOLF [III] "der Scherer" Graf von Tübingen in Herrenburg, son of RUDOLF [II] Pfalzgraf von Tüblingen & his wife --- von Ronsberg (-Vienna 12 May 1277, bur Bebenhusen). 

3.         OTTO [I] von Eberstein (-1279, bur Herrenalb).  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein" confirmed a donation to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Eberhardo et Ottone domicellis de Eberstein, Alberto de Rastede et Eberhardo fratre suo…"[1175].  "O[tto] de Eberstein et frater meus Eberhardus" agreed a partition of their territories by charter dated 1219, witnessed by "Bertholdo et Aluico comitibus de Sultze, Gotfrido comiti de Calwe…"[1176].  Otto´s territories included property in Kraichgau.  The Annales Wormatienses name "domni Eberhardi de Eberstein et domni E. filii sui, comitis de Sein et domni Ottonis de Eberstein" in 1249[1177].  "Otto de Eberstein cum domina Beatrice nostri…thori socia, domini Wolfradi nobilis de Crutheim filia" renounced rights in the inheritance of "domini Cunradi…patrui nostri senioris de Cruthein" by charter dated 22 Jul 1252, witnessed by "dominum Kraftonem de Bockesberc, dominum Gotefridum de Hohinloch nobiles…"[1178].  He is consistently, although not exclusively, referred to in primary sources as Graf von Eberstein from [1260][1179].  "Graf Otto von Eberstein…und seine Söhne Otto, Wolfram und Heinrich" confirmed the property of Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated Feb 1270[1180].  "Otto nobilis de Eberstein senior" sold revenue from property at Oewesheim to Speyer cathedral "per manus filiorum nostrorum Ottonis et Wolfelini militum ac Heinrici scolaris" by charter dated 1277[1181].  "Otto der ältere Graf von Eberstein" donated property of Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "seiner Söhne Otto und Wolfrad", for the souls of "seine verstorbene Gemahlin Beatrix, seinen Vater Eberhard und seine Mutter Cunigunde und seinen Sohn Conrad von Freiburg", by charter dated 1278[1182].  A inscription in Herrenalb monastery records the death in 1279 of "Dnus Ottho senior…comes de Eberstein"[1183]m firstly KUNIGUNDE von Freiburg, daughter of EGINO [V] Graf von Urach und Freiburg & his wife Adelheid von Neffen (-before 1252).  "Otto de Eberstein" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb, for the soul of "quondam uxoris nostre Cunegundis de Friburch", by charter dated 1255[1184]m secondly (before 22 Jul 1252) BEATRIX von Krautheim, daughter of WOLFRAD von Krautheim [Bocksberg] & his wife --- (-before 1278).  "Otto de Eberstein cum domina Beatrice nostri…thori socia, domini Wolfradi nobilis de Crutheim filia" renounced rights in the inheritance of "domini Cunradi…patrui nostri senioris de Cruthein" by charter dated 22 Jul 1252, witnessed by "dominum Kraftonem de Bockesberc, dominum Gotefridum de Hohinloch nobiles…"[1185].  "Otto der ältere Graf von Eberstein" donated property of Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "seiner Söhne Otto und Wolfrad", for the souls of "seine verstorbene Gemahlin Beatrix, seinen Vater Eberhard und seine Mutter Cunigunde und seinen Sohn Conrad von Freiburg", by charter dated 1278[1186].  Otto [I] & his first wife had three children: 

a)         OTTO [II] (-[1286/87]).  "Graf Otto von Eberstein…und seine Söhne Otto, Wolfram und Heinrich" confirmed the property of Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated Feb 1270[1187].  "Otto nobilis de Eberstein senior" sold revenue from property at Oewesheim to Speyer cathedral "per manus filiorum nostrorum Ottonis et Wolfelini militum ac Heinrici scolaris" by charter dated 1277[1188].  "Otthe von Eberstein" sold half "der Burge des alten Ebersteins" to "unser swester man Rudolfe dem Marchgrauen von Baden" by charter dated 1283[1189].  "Comes Otto de Eberstein sive de Polle" swore allegiance to "domino H. terre Hassie domino" by charter dated 8 Nov 1293[1190]m ELISABETH von Tübingen, daughter of KONRAD [I] Pfalzgraf von Tübingen & his wife Elisabeth von Hohenlohe (-after 4 May 1301).  Otto [II] & his wife had one child: 

i)          ADELHEID (-1 Nov 1291).  Krieg von Hochfelden cites a charter dated 1251 which records the marriage in 1251 of "Otto II von Eberstein seine Tochter Adelheid" and "Conrad [Heinrich] von Lichtenberg"[1191].  An inscription in Kloster Neuenburg records the death "Kal Nov" 1291 of "domina Adelheidis de Eberstein, uxor domini Conradi de Lichtenberg"[1192]m (1251) KONRAD Herr von Lichtenberg, son of ---. 

b)         KUNIGUNDE ([1230]-Lichtenthal 21 Apr 1290, bur Lichtenthal).  "Otte von Eberstein" sold part of "der Burge des alten Ebersteins" to "unserm Schwester Mann Rudolphe dem Marggraven von Baden und unser Schwester Cunigunde" by charter dated 1283[1193].  "Otthe von Eberstein" sold half "der Burge des alten Ebersteins" to "unser swester man Rudolfe dem Marchgrauen von Baden" by charter dated 1283[1194].  The Annales Sindelfingenses record the death "1284 11 Kal Mai in castro Libincelle" of "comitissa de Baden"[1195]m (before 20 May 1257) RUDOLF I Markgraf von Baden, son of HERMANN V Markgraf von Baden & his wife Irmgard von Braunschweig ([1230]-19 Nov 1288, bur Lichtenthal). 

c)         BEATRIX (-after 1302)m firstly as his second wife, HUGO [VI] Pfalzgraf von Tübingen, son of RUDOLF [II] Pfalzgraf von Tüblingen & his wife --- von Ronsberg (-1267).  m secondly KONRAD Graf von Flügelau, son of ---. 

Otto [I] & his [first/second] wife had three children: 

d)         WOLFRAD (-after 1284).  "Graf Otto von Eberstein…und seine Söhne Otto, Wolfram und Heinrich" confirmed the property of Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated Feb 1270[1196].  "Otto nobilis de Eberstein senior" sold revenue from property at Oewesheim to Speyer cathedral "per manus filiorum nostrorum Ottonis et Wolfelini militum ac Heinrici scolaris" by charter dated 1277[1197]m as her first husband, KUNIGUNDE von Wertheim, daughter of BOPPO [IV] Graf von Wertheim & his wife Mechtild von Eppstein.  Her parentage and first marriage are confirmed by the charter dated Jun 1283 under which "Mechtildis relicta quondam Bopponis comitis de Wertheim" sold property in Waldenhausen to Kloster Brombach, with the consent of "Wolfradi de Eberstein generi mei et filiarum mearum"[1198].  She married secondly Heinrich [II] Graf von Henneberg.  "Cunegundis…comitissa relicta domini Heynrici pie memorie quondam comitis de Hennenberg domini in Hartenberg" donated property to Kloster Vessra, with the consent of "comitis Bopponis nati nostri, Rytze nurus nostre…Bertoldi comitis de Hennenberg senioris et Heynrici eiusdem primogeniti patruorum nostrorum", by charter dated 7 Jul 1329[1199]

-        GRAFEN zu EBERSTEIN[1200]

e)         HEINRICH [I] (-[19 May 1319/14 Mar 1322]).  "Otto nobilis de Eberstein senior" sold revenue from property at Oewesheim to Speyer cathedral "per manus filiorum nostrorum Ottonis et Wolfelini militum ac Heinrici scolaris" by charter dated 1277[1201]

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f)          KONRAD (-before 1278).  "Otto der ältere Graf von Eberstein" donated property of Kloster Herrenalb, with the consent of "seiner Söhne Otto und Wolfrad", for the souls of "seine verstorbene Gemahlin Beatrix, seinen Vater Eberhard und seine Mutter Cunigunde und seinen Sohn Conrad von Freiburg", by charter dated 1278[1202]

4.         BERTHOLD (-1258).  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein…et uxor nostra Chunigunt et filii mei Eberhardus et Otto, Bertholdus et Albertus" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Cunrado et Godefrido comitibus de Kalwe, comite Fridrico de Saroponte…"[1203].  "Cunradus…Spirensis episcopus et Bertholdus…eiusdem ecclesie prepositus" confirmed the confirmation of privileges granted to the monastery of All Saints in Schwarzwald by "Hermannum…Marchionem de Baden…ducissa…de Scowenpurg et patre nostro Eberhardo de Eberstein pie recordationis" by charter dated 22 Mar 1246, witnessed by "Eberhardus et Otto fratres nostri de Eberstein, Godefridus de Vehingen et Godefridus de Calwe comites, Hermannus filius marchionis"[1204]

5.         ADALBERT (-after 1207).  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein…et uxor nostra Chunigunt et filii mei Eberhardus et Otto, Bertholdus et Albertus" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Cunrado et Godefrido comitibus de Kalwe, comite Fridrico de Saroponte…"[1205]

6.         KONRAD (-after 22 Mar 1246)Bishop of Speyer 1237.  "Cunradus…Spirensis episcopus et Bertholdus…eiusdem ecclesie prepositus" confirmed the confirmation of privileges granted to the monastery of All Saints in Schwarzwald by "Hermannum…Marchionem de Baden…ducissa…de Scowenpurg et patre nostro Eberhardo de Eberstein pie recordationis" by charter dated 22 Mar 1246, witnessed by "Eberhardus et Otto fratres nostri de Eberstein, Godefridus de Vehingen et Godefridus de Calwe comites, Hermannus filius marchionis"[1206]

7.         KUNIGUNDEm KONRAD von Krautheim, son of ---. 

 

 

HEINRICH [I] von Eberstein, son of OTTO [I] Graf von Eberstein & his wife Beatrix von Krautheim (-[19 May 1319/14 Mar 1322]).  "Graf Otto von Eberstein…und seine Söhne Otto, Wolfram und Heinrich" confirmed the property of Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated Feb 1270[1207].  "Otto nobilis de Eberstein senior" sold revenue from property at Oewesheim to Speyer cathedral "per manus filiorum nostrorum Ottonis et Wolfelini militum ac Heinrici scolaris" by charter dated 1277[1208].  "Henrich…Graff von Eberstein" exchanged property with Speier Cathedral by charter dated Mar 1298[1209].  "Friederich…Bischoff zu Spire" confirmed the exchange of property with "Henrich Graue von Eberstein unser Oheim" by charter dated Mar 1298[1210].  "Heinrich ein Herre von Ebirstein…unserm vettern" and "Graue Otte von Zweinbrücke" exchanged property by charter dated 1314[1211]

m CLARA von Frundsberg, daughter of ---. 

Heinrich [I] & his wife had seven children: 

1.         OTTO [III] .  "Grave Ottman Grave Heinrich Grave Bertolt und Grave Willehelme von Eberstein gebrudere" conferred privileges of Kloster Reichenbach by charter dated 1339[1212]

2.         HEINRICH [II] (-1367).  "Heinrich und Willehelm von Eberstein gebruder" sold property to "unserm…Oheime Grauen Ulrichen von Wirtenberg" by charter dated 1338[1213].  "Grave Ottman Grave Heinrich Grave Bertolt und Grave Willehelme von Eberstein gebrudere" conferred privileges of Kloster Reichenbach by charter dated 1339[1214].  The testament of "Grave Heinrich und Grefin Margreth…herre und frouwe…Eberstein", dated 13 Dec 1360, names "Wolfran, Berchdolt und Wilhelmen unsern…sun…unsern kinden Elsen, Margreten, Heilkin und Angnesen" and "Marggrave Rudolf von Baden Herre zu Pfortzhein unsern…Oheim, Grave Othman und grave Wilhelmen von Eberstein unser…Bruder und sweger"[1215]m MARGARETA von Oettingen, daughter of LUDWIG [X] Graf von Oettingen & his wife Imagina von Schaunberg.  The testament of "Grave Heinrich und Grefin Margreth…herre und frouwe…Eberstein", dated 13 Dec 1360, names "Wolfran, Berchdolt und Wilhelmen unsern…sun…unsern kinden Elsen, Margreten, Heilkin und Angnesen" and "Marggrave Rudolf von Baden Herre zu Pfortzhein unsern…Oheim, Grave Othman und grave Wilhelmen von Eberstein unser…Bruder und sweger"[1216].  "Wolff und Wilhelm gebrudere Grauen zu Eberstein" granted privileges by charter dated 1377[1217].  "Bernhardt…Margraue zu Baden" confirmed the division of territories agreed between "Bernhardt und Wilhelm gebruedere Grauen zue dem Newen Eberstein" by charter dated 1399[1218]

-        GRAFEN von EBERSTEIN[1219]

3.         BERTHOLD [V] (-18 Dec 1356).  "Grave Ottman Grave Heinrich Grave Bertolt und Grave Willehelme von Eberstein gebrudere" conferred privileges of Kloster Reichenbach by charter dated 1339[1220].  The Chronicle of Lichtenthal records the death "XV Kal Jan" 1353 of "Bertoldus comes de Ebersteine"[1221]

4.         WILHELM .  "Heinrich und Willehelm von Eberstein gebruder" sold property to "unserm…Oheime Grauen Ulrichen von Wirtenberg" by charter dated 1338[1222].  "Grave Ottman Grave Heinrich Grave Bertolt und Grave Willehelme von Eberstein gebrudere" conferred privileges of Kloster Reichenbach by charter dated 1339[1223].  "Graue Wilnhelm der Elttere herre zue…Eberstain" donated property to Kloster Seelbach by charter dated 1369[1224]

5.         HEILIKA m WILHELM Pfalzgraf von Tübingen, son of ---. 

6.         BEATRIXm ALBRECHT von Lichtenberg, son of ---. 

7.         CLARA .  Nun at Kloster Lichtenthal. 

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von HOHENBERG (bei DURLACH)

 

 

Schloß Hohenberg was built in the 11th century near Durlach, in the present day a suburb of the Germany city of Karlsruhe.  According to one table in Europäische Stammtafeln, Berthold [I] Graf von Hohenberg (bei Durlach) was the same person as Berthold Graf von Nürings-Stromberg[1225].  There therefore appears to be confusion about the identity of the families of the various counts named Berthold who lived in Franconia/northern Swabia in the late 11th/early 12th century.  Unfortunately, this confusion cannot at present be cleared up because the primary sources which confirm their parentage and marriages have not yet been identified. 

 

 

1.         BERTHOLD [I] (-Gottesau 3 Mar 1110)Graf von Hohenberg (bei Durlach).  Graf von Lindenfels (im Odenwald).  He founded Kloster Gottesau 1094[1226].  Vogt von Kloster Lorsch[1227].  He died as a monk at Kloster Gottesau[1228]m LIUTGART, daughter of ---.  1110[1229].  Berthold [I] & his wife had three children: 

a)         BERTHOLD [II] (-after 1130).  Graf von Hohenberg (bei Durlach).  Graf von Lindenfels (im Odenwald).  Vogt von Kloster Lorsch[1230]

b)         LIUTGART (-1135 or after)m GOTEBOLD [II] Graf von Henneberg, Burggraf von Würzburg, son of POPPO [I] Graf von Henneberg & his wife Hildegard [von Thüringen] (-6 Feb 1144). 

c)         MATHILDE (-after 1110)m POPPO [III] Graf von Laufen, son of POPPO [II] Graf im Lordengau & his wife --- (-1122 or after). 

 

 

 

 

Chapter 11.  CENTRAL WÜRTTEMBERG

 

 

A.      GRAFEN von ACHALM

 

 

Schloß Achalm was located in central Württemberg, near Tübingen and Reutlingen. 

 

 

Two brothers, parents not known. 

1.         EGINO (-[1030/39], bur Strasbourg Cathedral).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "duo germani fratres Egino, Rudolfus"[1231]Graf von Achalm

2.         RUDOLF (-24 Sep ----, bur Dettingen, transferred to Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "duo germani fratres Egino, Rudolfus"[1232]Graf von Achalm.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VIII Kal Oct" of "Ruodolfus com pater Liutolfi comitis"[1233]m ADELHEID von Wülflingen, daughter of LIUTOLD Comte de Montbéliard [Mömpelgard] & his wife Willibirg von Wülflingen (-29 Aug [1065], bur Strasbourg Cathedral).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "filiam comitis Liuthoni ac Willibirgæ de Mumpilgart seu de Wulvelingin Adelheidam" as wife of "Rudolfus", specifying that she was sister of "Hunfridi Ravennantiam archiepiscopi"[1234].  A charter dated to [1053] records that "sue sororis Adelheide, eiusque filiorum" confirmed the donations to Strasbourg by "Hunfrit Argentinensis ecclesie…canonicus, postea…Ravennas archiepiscopi" after first challenging them[1235].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "IV Kal Sep" of "Adelheit com mater comitis Liutoldi"[1236].  Graf Rudolf & his wife had eleven children: 

a)         KUNO (-Wülflingen 16 Oct 1092, bur Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1237].  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Roudolfo patre de castello Achalmin, Adelheida matre de castello Wulvedingin" parents of "Liutoldus et Couno comites duo germani fratres"[1238]Graf von Achalm.  Graf von Wülflingen 1086.  He and his brother Liutold jointly founded Kloster Zwiefalten in 1089.  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten records the death in 1092 of "Couno in castello suo Wulvelingin"" specifying that he was buried at Zwiefalten[1239].  The Notæ Zwifaltenses record the death "17 Kal Nov" of "Cono comes"[1240]Mistress (1): BERTA, daughter of ---:  Graf Kuno had three illegitimate children by Mistress (1): 

i)          LIUTOLDThe Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Theodericum abbas Hirsaugensis", records his ordination in 1086 and refers to his father "Cuono comes", the latter's "concubinam…Berhtam" and their three sons "Litoldus, Marquardum et Theodericum", specifying that after the death of their father Liutold they "in ius Hartmanni comitis de Dilingen cessissent"[1241]. 

ii)         MARQUARDThe Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Theodericum abbas Hirsaugensis", records his ordination in 1086 and refers to his father "Cuono comes", the latter's "concubinam…Berhtam" and their three sons "Litoldus, Marquardum et Theodericum", specifying that after the death of their father Liutold they "in ius Hartmanni comitis de Dilingen cessissent"[1242]. 

iii)        DIETRICH [Theoderich] (-Sutri 2 Aug 1116).  The Casus Monasterii Petrishusensis names "Theodericum abbas Hirsaugensis", records his ordination in 1086 and refers to his father "Cuono comes", the latter's "concubinam…Berhtam" and their three sons "Litoldus, Marquardum et Theodericum", specifying that after the death of their father Liutold they "in ius Hartmanni comitis de Dilingen cessissent"[1243].  Monk of St Ulrich and Afra at Augsburg.  Prior at Hirsau.  Abbot of Petershausen, near Konstanz 1086. 

b)         LIUTOLD (-18 Aug 1098, bur Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1244].  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Roudolfo patre de castello Achalmin, Adelheida matre de castello Wulvedingin" parents of "Liutoldus et Couno comites duo germani fratres"[1245].  Graf von Achalm.  He and his brother Kuno jointly founded Kloster Zwiefalten in 1089.  He became a monk at Zwiefalten.  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten records the death "15 Kal Sep 1098" of "Liutoldus comes"" specifying that he was buried at Zwiefalten[1246].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XV Kal Sep" of "Liutoldus com m et fundator huius cenobii"[1247]

c)         EGINO (-14 Nov 1077, bur Strasbourg Cathedral).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1248]m as her first husband, SOPHIE, daughter of ---.  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten specifies that "Sophiæ coniugi Counradi de Habechisburc" was previously wife of "Eginonis fratris Liutolfi comitis"[1249].  1092.  She married secondly Konrad von Habsberg

d)         RUDOLF (-1061 or after, bur Strasbourg Cathedral).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1250]

e)         HUNFRIED (-young, bur Dettingen, transferred to Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1251]

f)          BERENGER (-young, bur Dettingen, transferred to Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1252]

g)         WERNER (-near Pforzheim 14 Sep 1079, bur Strasbourg Cathedral).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Couno primogenitus, secundus Liutoldus, tercio Egino, quartus Roudolfus, quinto Hunfridus, sextus Beringerus, septimus Wernherus postea Strasburgensis episcopus" as the seven sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1253].  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Wernhero Argentinensi episcope" brother of "Liutoldus et Couno comites duo germani fratres"[1254].  Canon at Speyer Cathedral.  Bishop of Strasbourg 1065. 

h)         GOTESCHALK (-2 Jun ----).  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "IV Non Jun" of "Gotescalc frater Liutoldi comitis"[1255]

i)          WILLIBIRG (-after 1053).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Willibirc, Mahthilt atque Beatrix" as the three daughters sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid"[1256].  Her marriage is deduced from the same source which names "Liutoldus sorore Willibirgæ matri Wernheri comitis [de Grouningin]"[1257]m WERNER [III] Graf von Gröningen, son of WERNER [II] Graf im Neckargau & his wife --- (-killed Ingelheim 24 Feb 1065). 

j)          MATHILDE [von Horburg] (-30 Sep [1092/1094]).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Willibirc, Mahthilt atque Beatrix" as the three daughters sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid", in a later passage naming one of them "Mahthildis de Horeburc"[1258], although it is not clear whether the latter name relates to her own property or a title of her husband.  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Mahtilt soror Liutoldi comitis" as wife of "Counoni comiti de Lechisimundi"[1259].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "11 Kal Oct" of "Mahthilt com soror Liutoldi comitis"[1260]m KUNO von Lechsgemünd, son of [HEINRICH Graf an der Pegnitz & his wife --- im Sualafeld] (-before [1092/94]). 

k)         BEATRIX (-2 May [1077 or after]).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Willibirc, Mahthilt atque Beatrix" as the three daughters sons of "Rudolfus [et] Adelheid", specifying that Beatrix was "postmodem apud Ascouwam abbatissæ"[1261].  Abbess of Essen 1065/77.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Non May" of "Beatrix abb soror Liutoldi comitis"[1262]

 

 

 

B.      GRAFEN von BERG

 

 

1.         POPPO (-11 Jul ----, bur ---, transferred to Zwiefalten)Graf von Berg.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "V Id Jul" of "Bobbo com de Berge, pater Hainrici senioris comitis de Berge"[1263]m SOPHIE, daughter of --- (-26 Jun [1110], bur ---, transferred to Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Bobbonis comitis et Sophiæ ipsius uxori", when recording that their son Heinrich transferred their remains to Zwiefalten[1264].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Kal Jul" of "Sophia com de Berge"[1265]Europäische Stammtafeln[1266] shows Sophia, wife of Graf Poppo, as Sophia of Hungary, daughter of Salomon King of Hungary.  The source on which this is based has not so far been identified, but it appears unlikely chronologically.  The granddaughter of Poppo and Sophia, Salome (second wife of Bolesław III Duke of Poland), was born "before 1101" which, assuming she was her parents' oldest child (which is not known), would place the birth of her father in [1080] at the latest.  If it is assumed that her paternal grandmother bore her own first child at the early age of 15, this would still place Sophia's birth in [1065] at the latest, when the wife of King Salamon was only about 11 years old.  Until further evidence comes to light, it is assumed that the Hungarian affiliation of Poppo's wife was originally proposed as a hypothesis to explain the unusual first name "Salome" born by Sophia's daughter and granddaughter.  However, the necrologies of Swabian monasteries show that the name "Salome", although not common, did exist on its own, not as a female form of "Salamon", during this period.  Graf Poppo & his wife had three children: 

a)         HEINRICH (-Zwiefalten 24 Sep before 1116, bur Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Heinricus de Berge" as son of "Bobbonis comitis et Sophiæ ipsius uxori"[1267]Graf von Berg.  He became a monk at Zwiefalten.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VIII Kal Oct" of "Heinricus com senior de Berge…sepultus in Capitolio" and his donation "cum patre suo Poppone et fratribus suis"[1268]m ADELHEID von Mochental, daughter of [DIEPOLD [II] von Giengen Markgraf im Nordgau & his wife Liutgarde von Zähringen] (-1 Dec [1125]).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "Kal Dec" of "Adelheit com de Mochintal et c v, mater Salome ducisse"[1269].  It is unusual for a deceased married noble lady to be referred to by her unmarried title in the necrologies.  It is possible that "von Mochental" was the name of a second husband.  Graf Heinrich & his wife had six children: 

i)          HEINRICH [II] (-24 Feb before 1127, bur Zwiefalten).  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Heinricus comes" as son of "Heinricus senior comes de Monte"[1270].  Graf von Berg.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Kal Mar" of "Heinricus n c m com iunior de Berge…huius sorores Salome ducissa, Richinza ducissa et Sophia ducissa"[1271]m [BERTHA von Boll].  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified. 

ii)         DIEPOLD [II] (-19 May [1160/65]).  His parentage is confirmed by the Translatio Manus sancti Stephani which names "Salome uxor [Bolezlai Bolionorum ducis] filia Heinrici comitis de Berge sororque Diepoldi"[1272]Graf von Berg

-         see below

iii)        RAPOTO (-25 Jun after 1163).  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Rapto eius alter filius [=Heinricus senior comes de Monte]"[1273].  "…Comes Diepoldus de Berge ac frater suus Rapado…" witnessed the charter dated 14 Oct 1139 under which Konrad III King of Germany granted protection to the church of Denkendorf[1274].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Diepoldo et fratre eius Rapotone comitibus de Berge", undated but dateable to [1152][1275]Graf von Berg.  "Sex comites…comes Diepoldus et frater suus Rappoto…" witnessed the charter dated 1163 under which Ulrich Abbot of Reichenau confirmed donations to the abbey[1276].  According to Europäische Stammtafeln, he was possible ancestor of the Grafen von Wartstein[1277]m [UODILHILT Gräfin von Wartstein, daughter of --- (-29 Mar ----).  The primary source which confirms her origin and marriage has not yet been identified.]

iv)       SALOME (before 1101-27 Jul 1144).  The Chronica Boemorum names "Almuse" as wife of "dux Bolezlaus"[1278].  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Richinza ductrix Boemiæ, Sophia ductrix Moraviæ, Salome ductrix Poloniæ" as sisters of "Heinricus comes [et] Rapot", specifying that Salome was "uxor Bolezlaus dux Boloniæ"[1279].  The Chronica principum Polonie records that the second wife of "Boleslaus" was "ex Theutunica"[1280].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Kal 1144" of "Salome ducisse Bolonie"[1281]m ([Mar/Jul] 1115) as his second wife, BOLESŁAW III "Krzywousty/Wrymouth" Duke of Poland, son of WŁADYSŁAW I HERMAN Prince of Poland & his second wife Judith of Bohemia (20 Aug [1086]-28 Oct 1138). 

v)        RICHINZA (-27 Sep 1125).  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Richinza ductrix Boemiæ, Sophia ductrix Moraviæ, Salome ductrix Poloniæ" as sisters of "Heinricus comes [et] Rapot", specifying in the subsequent paragraph that Richinza was "uxor Vlatizlaus qui et Lauzlan dux Boemiæ"[1282].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "V Kal Oct" of "Richinza ductrix Boemie filie Heinrici comitis senioris"[1283]m ([1110]) VLADISLAV I Duke of the Bohemians, son of VRATISLAV II Duke of the Bohemians & his third wife Swiętoslawa [Svatana] of Poland (-12 Apr 1125, bur Prague St Maria). 

vi)       SOPHIE (-31 May [1126]).  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names (in order) "Richinza ductrix Boemiæ, Sophia ductrix Moraviæ, Salome ductrix Poloniæ" as sisters of "Heinricus comes [et] Rapot", specifying in the subsequent paragraph that Sophia was "uxor Ottonis ducis"[1284].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "II Kal Jun" of "Sophia cv et ductrix Moravie, soror Salome ducisse"[1285]m (after 1113) OTTO II "Niger" Duke of Moravia in Olmütz und Brünn, son of OTTO I "der Schöne" Duke of Moravia in Olmütz and Brno & his wife Ludmilla [Euphemia] of Hungary (-28 Feb 1126). 

b)         SALOME (-13 Jun ----).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  She became a nun at Zwiefalten.  m (before 1103) HEINRICH von Emerkingen (-5 Aug ----). 

c)         DIEPOLD (-bur ---, transferred to Zwiefalten).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "parvuli filii [=Bobbonis comitis et Sophiæ ipsius uxori] Diepoldi", when recording that Heinrich transferred his remains to Zwiefalten[1286]

 

 

DIEPOLD [II] von Berg, son of HEINRICH Graf von Berg & his wife Adelheid von Mochenthal (-19 May [1163/65]).  His parentage is confirmed by the Translatio Manus sancti Stephani which names "Salome uxor [Bolezlai Bolionorum ducis] filia Heinrici comitis de Berge sororque Diepoldi"[1287]Graf von Berg.  Vogt von Urspring 1127.  "…Comes Diepoldus de Berge ac frater suus Rapado…" witnessed the charter dated 14 Oct 1139 under which Konrad III King of Germany granted protection to the church of Denkendorf[1288].  "Sex comites…comes Diepoldus et frater suus Rappoto…" witnessed the charter dated 1163 under which Ulrich Abbot of Reichenau confirmed donations to the abbey[1289].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XIV Kal Jun" of "Diepoldus com de Monte…huius fuere sorores Salome, Sophia, Richinza ducisse"[1290]

m GISELA von Andechs, daughter of BERTHOLD Graf von Andechs & his first wife Sophie of Istria (-8 Apr after 1150).  The De Fundatoribus Monasterii Diessenses names "Gisilam comitissam de Perg" as one of the daughters of "Bertoldus comes de Andehs" and his wife Sophia, listed her last of their children[1291].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Id Apr" of "Gisila com de Berge"[1292]

Graf Diepold [II] & his wife had seven children: 

1.         BERTHOLD (-4 Sep ----).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Berg.  1160/1198.  “...Bertoldus comes de Berge...” witnessed the charter dated 1185 under which Friedrich Duke of Swabia granted protection to Salem monastery[1293]

2.         ULRICH [I] (-22 Dec [1214]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Berg.  "Rudolfus palatinus de Tuwingen, Ludewicus comes de Helfenstein, Ul[ricus] comes de Berge…" witnessed the charter dated 9 Sep 1197 under which Philipp Duke of Swabia confirmed donations to Kloster Marchthal[1294].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XI Kal Jan" of "Udalricus com de Berge senior"[1295].  Konrad Bishop of Konstanz confirmed a donation to Kloster Zwiefalten made by "bone memorie Ulrico quondam comite de Berga" by charter dated 31 May 1215[1296].  This document suggests that Ulrich must have died recently, therefore late in the previous year assuming that his date of death is correctly stated in the Zwiefalten necrology.  m UDILHILD von Ronsberg, daughter of HEINRICH Markgraf von Ronsberg & his wife --- (-9 or 10 Feb ----).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  1182/1205.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "IV Id Feb" of "Uodilhilt com de Bergin uxor Uodalrici comitis"[1297].  Graf Ulrich [I] & his wife had [two] children: 

a)         HEINRICH [III] (-[28 Jun 1241/19 Oct 1244]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Berg.  Markgraf von Burgau before 1217. 

-        see below

b)         [DIEPOLD (-[1220] or after).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Körsch.] 

-        GRAFEN von AICHELBERG, GRAFEN von MERKENBERG[1298]

3.         DIETPOLD (-3 Nov 1190, bur Acre).  The Gesta Episcoporum Frisingensium names (in order) "primus Dietpoldus…Hainricus …Manegoldus…Otto" as the four of six clerical sons of "Gisla et de Perge…[et] Dietpoldo", specifying that Dietpold was bishop of Passau[1299].  Canon at Würzberg.  Bishop of Passau 1172. 

4.         HEINRICH (-14 Apr 1197).  The Gesta Episcoporum Frisingensium names (in order) "primus Dietpoldus…Hainricus …Manegoldus…Otto" as the four of six clerical sons of "Gisla et de Perge…[et] Dietpoldo", specifying that Heinrich was "presul Erbipolensis"[1300].  Canon at Speyer before 1169.  Bishop of Passau 1169, resigned 1171.  Provost at Speyer cathedral 1176.  Provost at Würzberg cathedral 1180.  Bishop of Würzburg 1191. 

5.         MANEGOLD (-Vienna 8 Jun 1215).  The Gesta Episcoporum Frisingensium names (in order) "primus Dietpoldus…Hainricus …Manegoldus…Otto" as the four of six clerical sons of "Gisla et de Perge…[et] Dietpoldo", specifying that Manegold was "Pataviensem…kathedram"[1301].  Abbot of St Georgen 1169, resigned after 1193.  Abbot of Kremsmünster 1183, resigned 1209.  Abbot of Tegernsee [1190], resigned 1206.  Bishop of Passau 1206. 

6.         OTTO (-17 Mar 1220).  The Gesta Episcoporum Frisingensium names (in order) "primus Dietpoldus…Hainricus …Manegoldus…Otto" as the four of six clerical sons of "Gisla et de Perge…[et] Dietpoldo", specifying that Manegold was "Pataviensem…kathedram"[1302].  Canon at Magdeburg 1159.  The Gesta Episcoporum Frisingensium names "Otto…de Diezzen oriundus" as son of "Gisla et de Perge…[et] Dietpoldo" when recording his installation as Bishop of Freising in 1183[1303]

7.         GISELA (-14 May ----).  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified. 

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following members of this family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

HEINRICH [III] von Berg, son of ULRICH [I] Graf von Berg & his wife Udilhild von Ronsberg (-[28 Jun 1241/19 Oct 1244])Graf von Berg.  Markgraf von Burgau before 1217.  "Hainrich der margrauffe von Burgrauff" confirmed the donation of land made by "Ulrich der Somler von Ulme" to the Teutonic Knights at Ulm by charter dated 9 Aug 1226[1304]

m ADELHEID, daughter of ---.  1240.  "Adilhadis quondam marchionissa…de Burgowe" donated property at Bierlingen to Kloster Kaisheim, for the soul of "bone memorie…mariti mei H. marchionis", with the consent of "H. marchionis de Burgowe nec non…Wl. comitis de Berge filiorum meorum", by charter dated 1252[1305]

Graf Heinrich [III] & his wife had five children: 

1.         HEINRICH [II] (-after 20 Jul 1293).  Markgraf von Burgau 1240.  "Adilhadis quondam marchionissa…de Burgowe" donated property at Bierlingen to Kloster Kaisheim, for the soul of "bone memorie…mariti mei H. marchionis", with the consent of "H. marchionis de Burgowe nec non…Wl. comitis de Berge filiorum meorum", by charter dated 1252[1306].  "Hainricus…marchio…de Burgowe, Hainricus et Wicgowe…filii nostri" donated a mill to the Teutonic Knights at Ulm by charter dated to [1260][1307]m (before 20 Jun 1267) ADELHEID von Albeck, daughter of WITIGO von Albeck & his wife --- (-Ulm 1280, bur Wangen). 

-        MARKGRAFEN von BURGAU[1308]

2.         ULRICH [II] (-[15 Nov 1264/1 Apr 1268])Graf von Berg.  Graf von Schelklingen 1248.  "Ulricus…comes de Berga" confirmed commitments made to Kloster Marchthal by "Heinricus marchio de Burgowe pater meus bone memorie" by charter dated 8 Mar 1249[1309].  "Adilhadis quondam marchionissa…de Burgowe" donated property at Bierlingen to Kloster Kaisheim, for the soul of "bone memorie…mariti mei H. marchionis", with the consent of "H. marchionis de Burgowe nec non…Wl. comitis de Berge filiorum meorum", by charter dated 1252[1310]m --- von Urach, daughter of EGINO [VI] Graf von Urach & his wife Adelheid von Neuffen.  1242.  Maybe UDELHILD (-23 or 24 Jul ----). 

-        GRAFEN von BERG gt SCHELKLINGEN[1311].  "Hainricus…comes…de Schalkelingen" donated property to the Teutonic Knights of Ulm, with the consent of "Ulricus…frater noster comes de Schalkelingen", by charter dated 26 May 1270[1312]

3.         [ELISABETH] m HUGO [II] Graf von Montfort (-[11 Aug 1257]). 

4.         daughter .  1241/46.  m (before 28 Jun 1241) as his first wife, LUDWIG [III] Graf von Oettingen, son of LUDWIG [II] Graf von Oettingen & his wife Sophia --- (-4 Sep 1279, bur Kirchheim). 

5.         SOPHIA (-before 1 May 1284)m firstly ULRICH [III] von Gundelfingen-Hellenstein, son of (-after 1263).  1251/1263.  "Ulrico de Gundelvingen, Ulrico et Swigero filiis suis et Swigero filio Swigeri de Gundelvingen…" witnessed the charter dated 9 Jan 1261 under which "Hainricus comes de Wartstein" donated property in Frankenhofen to Kloster Salem[1313]m secondly (before 1275) as his third wife, GOTTFRIED [III] Graf von Löwenstein, son of GOTTFRIED [II] Graf von Löwenstein & his wife [Ruthina von Beilstein-Wolfsölden] (-1278 or after).  1252/1277. 

 

 

 

C.      GRAFEN von CALW

 

 

1.         ADALBERT [I], son of --- (-[1046/49]).  Graf im Ufgau.  1013 zu Gerau und Bessungen.  Vogt von Lorsch 1015.  m ADELHEID von Egisheim, daughter of HUGO [VI] Graf von Egisheim & his wife Heilwig von Dagsburg.  Her origin is deduced from the Annalista Saxo naming "comitem Adalbertum" as son of the sister of Pope Leo IX[1314], and more specifically the Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii naming "Leo papa avunculus eiusdem Adalberti [de Kalwa]"[1315].  The primary source which confirms her name has not yet been identified.   Graf Adalbert & his wife had one child: 

a)         ADALBERT [II] (-Hirsau 22 Sep 1099, bur Hirsau).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Calw 1075.  Vogt von Kloster Hirsau 1075.  The Annales of Berthold record that "comite Adalberto, uxore eius Wieldruda et filiis eorum" restored "Hirsaugiense cœnobium" in 1075[1316].  The Annals of Lambert record that "Adalberto comite de castello…Calewo" captured "Diedericus episcopus Verdunensis" in 1077[1317].  He founded Sindelfingen in 1088.  He became a monk at Hirsau.  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1099 X Kal Oct" of "Adelbertus comes…ex comite monachus factus" and his burial "in monasterio Hirsaugiæ"[1318]m WILTRUDIS, daughter of GODEFROI II "le Barbu" Duke of Upper Lotharingia & his first wife Doda --- (-1093, bur Hirsau).  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death in 1093 of "uxor comitis Adelberti…Weliga, magni ducis Gotifredi filia" and her burial "apud Hyrsaugiense monasterium"[1319].  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names "Wieldrude" as wife of "Adalberti de Kalwa" but does not give her origin[1320].  Graf Adalbert [II] & his wife had five children: 

i)          BRUNO (-1099  or after).  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names (in order) "Brunone, Adalberto, Gotefrido ac filiabus Uta et Irmingarde" as children of "Adalberti de Kalwa et uxoris eius Wieldrude"[1321].  Anti-bishop of Metz 1085/86. 

ii)         ADALBERT [III] (-3 Dec 1094).  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names (in order) "Brunone, Adalberto, Gotefrido ac filiabus Uta et Irmingarde" as children of "Adalberti de Kalwa et uxoris eius Wieldrude"[1322].  1075/94.  The Chronicon of Bernold records the death "1094 III Non Dec" of "Adelbertus comes de Calva, iuvenis bonæ indolis"[1323]m KUNIZA von Willsbach, daughter of ---.  The primary source which confirms her origin and marriage has not yet been identified.  Graf Adalbert [III] & his wife had one child: 

(a)       ADALBERT [IV] (-17 Mar after 1147).  “Counradus Dux de Zaringen, Gotefridus comes palatinus de Calewo, Adelbertus Comes de Lewinstein fratruelis eiusdem Gotefridi palatini, Hugo comes de Tagesburc, Volmarus Comes de Huneburc, Willehelmus Comes de Lucelenburc, Addelbero Comes de Areburc et frater eius Herimannus et ipse Comes Counradus de Horeburc...” witnessed the charter dated 1123 under which Emperor Heinrich V [IV] confirmed the foundation of Alpirsbach monastery[1324].  Graf von Löwenstein.  Graf von Calw 1139. 

-         see below

iii)        GOTTFRIED [I] (-6 Feb 1131).  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names (in order) "Brunone, Adalberto, Gotefrido ac filiabus Uta et Irmingarde" as children of "Adalberti de Kalwa et uxoris eius Wieldrude"[1325]Graf von Calw.  Vogt von Hirsau 1095.  He was installed in 1113 as Pfalzgraf von Lothringen [am Rhein].  until 1129.  “Counradus Dux de Zaringen, Gotefridus comes palatinus de Calewo, Adelbertus Comes de Lewinstein fratruelis eiusdem Gotefridi palatini, Hugo comes de Tagesburc, Volmarus Comes de Huneburc, Willehelmus Comes de Lucelenburc, Addelbero Comes de Areburc et frater eius Herimannus et ipse Comes Counradus de Horeburc...” witnessed the charter dated 1123 under which Emperor Heinrich V [IV] confirmed the foundation of Alpirsbach monastery[1326]m LIUTGARD von Zähringen, daughter of BERTHOLD II Herzog von Zähringen [Baden] & his wife Agnes von Rheinfelden.  The Annales Sindelfingenses name "sorori suæ [=comes Albertus Axinbart, residens in castro Sindolphingen] Uotæ" as mother of "Uotam [uxorem Welphoni de Spoleto] et Lutgardam"[1327].  Graf Gottfried [I] & his wife had three children: 

(a)       GOTTFRIED (-before [1131/32]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. 

(b)       LIUTGARD .  The Annales Sindelfingenses name (in order) "Uotam [uxorem Welphoni de Spoleto] et Lutgardam" as daughters of "Uotæ", specifying that Liutgard "per vim iuncta fuit cuidam militia transalpine nomine Verli" by whom she had "Philippus præpositus ecclesiæ nostræ Sindelfingensis"[1328]m --- Verli, son of ---. 

(c)       UTA (-1196).  The Annales Sindelfingenses name (in order) "Uotam [uxorem Welphoni de Spoleto] et Lutgardam" as daughters of "Uotæ"[1329].  The Historia Welforum names "filiam Gotefridi…palatine de Kalwe, Outam" as wife of "Guelfo…frater…Heinrico duce"[1330].  Herzogin von Schauenburg.  She founded Kloster Allerheiligen in 1192.  m (before Jan 1133) WELF [VI], son of HEINRICH "dem Schwarzen" Duke of Bavaria [Welf] & his wife Wulfhild of Saxony [Billung] ([16 Dec 1114/15 Dec 1116-Memmingen 15 Dec 1191, bur Steingaden).  He was invested as Duke of Spoleto and Marchese of Tuscany in 1152. 

iv)       UTA .  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names (in order) "Brunone, Adalberto, Gotefrido ac filiabus Uta et Irmingarde" as children of "Adalberti de Kalwa et uxoris eius Wieldrude"[1331].  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.  1075.  m [SIGEHARD von Wolfsölden]. 

v)        IRMENGARD .  The Historia Hirsaugiensis Monasterii names (in order) "Brunone, Adalberto, Gotefrido ac filiabus Uta et Irmingarde" as children of "Adalberti de Kalwa et uxoris eius Wieldrude"[1332].  The primary source which confirms her marriage has not yet been identified.  1075.  The necrology of Augiæ Maioris records the death "V Non Mai" of "Irmingart Rudolphi comitis [Brigantini] uxor"[1333]m as his first wife, RUDOLF Graf von Bregenz, son of ULRICH [X] Graf von Bregenz & his wife Bertha von Rheinfelden (-27/28 Apr 1160). 

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following members of this family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

ADALBERT [IV] von Calw, son of ADALBERT [III] von Calw & his wife Kuniza von Willsbach (-17 Mar after 1147).  Graf von Löwenstein.  “Counradus Dux de Zaringen, Gotefridus comes palatinus de Calewo, Adelbertus Comes de Lewinstein fratruelis eiusdem Gotefridi palatini, Hugo comes de Tagesburc, Volmarus Comes de Huneburc, Willehelmus Comes de Lucelenburc, Addelbero Comes de Areburc et frater eius Herimannus et ipse Comes Counradus de Horeburc...” witnessed the charter dated 1123 under which Emperor Heinrich V [IV] confirmed the foundation of Alpirsbach monastery[1334]Graf von Calw.  "…Comes Adelbertus de Calva…" witnessed the charter dated 14 Oct 1139 under which Konrad III King of Germany granted protection to the church of Denkendorf[1335].  The Liber Anniversariorum of Sindelfingen records the death "XVI Kal Apr" of "Adalbertus com (cuius hec precipue basilica constituta est)"[1336]

m ---.  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known. 

Graf Adalbert [IV] & his wife had four children: 

1.         ADALBERT [V] (-1188 or after)Graf von Calw 1152.  Graf von Löwenstein 1155.  "…Adelbertus comes de Calwa et fratres eius Bertholt, Conrat…" witnessed the charter dated 1157 under which Günther Bishop of Speyer confirmed the foundation of Kloster Maulbronn by "Hirsaugiensis advocati Adilberti comitis de Calwa"[1337]m ---.  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.  Graf Adalbert [V] & his wife had three children:

a)         KONRAD [II] (-[1220] or after).  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein…et uxor nostra Chunigunt et filii mei Eberhardus et Otto, Bertholdus et Albertus" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Cunrado et Godefrido comitibus de Kalwe, comite Fridrico de Saroponte…"[1338]m ---.  The name of Konrad's wife is not known.  Graf Konrad [II] & his wife had [two] children:

i)          GOTTFRIED [II] (-before 1262).  Graf von Calw.  "G. de Veihingen et G. filius fratris sui, de Calwa comites" renounced rights in property in favour of the bishopric of Speyer by charter dated to [1232][1339].  "G. de Veihingen et C. filius suus et G. filius fratris sui, de Calwa comites" donated property at Oewisheim to Kloster Maulbronn by charter dated 1232[1340]m UTA, daughter of ---.  Graf Gottfried [II] & his wife had two children: 

(a)       daughter m firstly RUDOLF [I] Graf von Tübingen in Böblingen, son of WILHELM [I] Graf von Tübingen und Giessen & his wife Willibirg von Württemberg (-before 1272).  m secondly ULRICH Graf von Berg-Schelklingen, son of --- (-10/11 Nov 1319). 

(b)       --- von Calw (-1284)m SIMON [I] Graf von Zweibrücken gt von Ebersberg, son of HEINRICH [II] Graf von Zweibrücken & his wife Agnes von Eberstein (-1281 before 25 May). 

ii)         [HEINRICH .  Abbot auf der Reichenau 1207/34. 

b)         GOTTFRIED [I] (-1233 or after).  Graf von Vaihingen 1189.  Graf von Calw 1209.  "Eberhardus…dominus de Eberstein…et uxor nostra Chunigunt et filii mei Eberhardus et Otto, Bertholdus et Albertus" donated property to Kloster Herrenalb by charter dated 1207, witnessed by "Cunrado et Godefrido comitibus de Kalwe, comite Fridrico de Saroponte…"[1341].  "G. de Veihingen et G. filius fratris sui, de Calwa comites" renounced rights in property in favour of the bishopric of Speyer by charter dated to [1232][1342].  "G. de Veihingen et C. filius suus et G. filius fratris sui, de Calwa comites" donated property at Oewisheim to Kloster Maulbronn by charter dated 1232[1343]m ---.  The name of Gottfried's wife is not known.  Graf Gottfried [I] & his wife had four children:

i)          KONRAD [I] (-1270 or after).  "G. de Veihingen et C. filius suus et G. filius fratris sui, de Calwa comites" donated property at Oewisheim to Kloster Maulbronn by charter dated 1232[1344].  Graf von Vaihingen.  m ADELHEID, daughter of ---.  Graf Konrad [I] & his wife had one child: 

(a)       JOHANN .  Priest at Vaihingen 1239. 

ii)         [GOTTFRIED [II] (-before Apr 1255).  Graf von Vaihingen. 

-         GRAFEN von VAIHINGEN

c)         ADALBERT [VI] (-before 1219).  Graf von Calw. 

2.         BERTHOLD (-1175 or after).  Graf von Calw.  Konrad Bishop of Worms confirmed donations to Kloster Schönau by charter dated 1152 witnessed by "Heinricus comes de Chacenelenbogen, Bobbo comes de Loufen, Egere comes de Vehingen, Berchtolt comes de Calwen, Bertholdus de Eberstein…"[1345].  Graf von Löwenstein 1152/75.  "…Adelbertus comes de Calwa et fratres eius Bertholt, Conrat…" witnessed the charter dated 1157 under which Günther Bishop of Speyer confirmed the foundation of Kloster Maulbronn by "Hirsaugiensis advocati Adilberti comitis de Calwa"[1346]

-        GRAFEN von LÖWENSTEIN

3.         GOTTFRIED .  [Canon at Speyer 1149]. 

4.         KONRAD [I] .  "…Adelbertus comes de Calwa et fratres eius Bertholt, Conrat…" witnessed the charter dated 1157 under which Günther Bishop of Speyer confirmed the foundation of Kloster Maulbronn by "Hirsaugiensis advocati Adilberti comitis de Calwa"[1347].  Graf von Calw.  Graf von Löwenstein 1174.  1188. 

 

 

 

D.      GRAFEN von GAMMERTINGEN und ACHALM

 

 

Three brothers, parents not known, although a close family relationship with the Grafen von Achalm (see Chapter 6, above) is probable: 

1.         ARNOLD (-before 1090, bur Zwiefalten).  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XIV Kal Oct" of "Uodalricus com de Gamirtingen" and that he was buried "cum patre Arnoldo comite in nostro capitulo"[1348]m ---.  The name of Arnold's wife is not known.  Graf Arnold & his wife had one child: 

a)         ULRICH [I] (-18 Sep [1110], bur Zwiefalten).  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Oudalricus comes de Gamertingin cum patre suo Arnoldo comite" as donors to the monastery[1349]Graf von Gammertingen.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XIV Kal Oct" of "Uodalricus com de Gamirtingen" and that he was buried "cum patre Arnoldo comite in nostro capitulo"[1350]m ADELHEID von Dillingen, daughter of HARTMANN [I] Graf von Dillingen & his wife Adelheid von Winterthur (-1 Dec 1141).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Adelheit comitissa uxor Oudalrici comitis de Gamertingin, filia Hartmanni comitis de Dilingin" among the list of nuns at Zwiefalten[1351].  She founded the Benedictine abbey of Zwiefalten after her husband died.  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "Kal Dec 1131" of "Adelheit com filia Hartmanni comitis senioris de Dilingen, Udalrici comitis de Gamertingen vidua cv in Zwifalten"[1352].  Graf Ulrich [I] & his wife had two children: 

i)          ULRICH [II] (-12 Jun [1144/50]).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Oudalrici comitis Gamertingen" as son of "Adelheidis comitissæ", wife of "Oudalrici comitis de Gamertingen"[1353].  Berthold's Chronicon of Zwiefalten also names "Oudalricum" as son of "Oudalrici comitis de Gamertingin vidua…Adelheit comitissa"[1354]Graf von Gammertingen.  "Otto de Chirichberk" donated property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "…Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[1355]Graf von Achalm 1134/1142.  Vogt von St Gallen.  He became a monk at Zwiefalten.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "II Id Jun" of "Uodalricus com de Achalme et m n c"[1356]m JUDITH von Zähringen, daughter of BERTHOLD II Herzog von Zähringen & his wife Agnes von Rheinfelden (-5 Aug ----).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Iudintæ filiæ Berhtolfi ducis de Zaringen natæ" in a list of those who became nuns at Zwiefalten[1357].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "Non Aug" of "Judinta com de Achalme"[1358].  Graf Ulrich [II] & his wife had four children: 

(a)       ULRICH [III] (-[1165]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von GammertingenGraf von Achalm.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Ulrico et Alberto comitibus de Ahchalm", undated but dateable to [1152][1359].  Vogt von St Gallen before 1167.  m ADELHEID, daughter of --- (-[9 Jan] ----).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "comes Oudalricus uxorem suam Adelheidam"[1360].  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "V Id Jan" of "Adelheit com de Gamertingen n c m"[1361], although it is not certain that this entry refers to the wife of Graf Ulrich [III].  Graf Ulrich [III] & his wife had two children: 

(1)       son (-[1165]).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified. 

(2)       UDELHILD (-26 Oct after 1191).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  Nun at Ottobeuren.  m HEINRICH [I] Graf von Ronsberg (-Naples 6 Sep 1191).  Markgraf 1182. 

(b)       KONRAD [I] (-19 Jul before 1150).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Achalm 1122/1132.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "XIV Kal Aug" of "Cuonradus com de Achalme"[1362]m ---.  The name of Konrad's wife is not known.  Graf Konrad [I] & his wife had [one possible child]:

(1)       [KONRAD von Gammertingen (-19 Apr 1193 or after).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Abbot of Zwiefalten 1169/1193.] 

(c)       BERTA (-8 Nov after 1150).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Adelheit et Bertha filiæ Oudalrici comitis Gamertingen" as nuns at Zwiefalten[1363].  Nun at Zwiefalten 1137/1139. 

(d)       ADELHEID (-15 Mar ----).  Ortlieb's Chronicon of Zwiefalten names "Adelheit et Bertha filiæ Oudalrici comitis Gamertingen" as nuns at Zwiefalten[1364].  Nun at Zwiefalten 1137/1139.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "Id Mar" of "Adelheit de Gamirtingin m n"[1365]

ii)         ADALBERT [I] (-13 Oct before 1150).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von GammertingenGraf von Achalm-Hettingen 1134/1142.  m [ADELHEID, daughter of --- (-9 Jan ----).]  Graf Adalbert [I] & his wife had two children: 

(a)       ADALBERT [II] (-12 Sep before 1172).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Graf von Achalm und Hettingen.  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Ulrico et Alberto comitibus de Ahchalm", undated but dateable to [1152][1366]m ---.  The name of Adalbert's wife is not known.  Graf Adalbert [II] & his wife had three children:

(1)       two sons (-young).  The primary source which confirms their parentage has not yet been identified. 

(2)       ADELHEID (-[10 Mar] after 1208).  The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not yet been identified.  The necrology of Zwiefalten records the death "VI Id Mar" of "Adelheit de Achalm"[1367]m (before 1157) BERTHOLD [I] von Weissenhorn und Neiffen (-19 or 21 Feb after 1221, bur Zwiefalten).  Graf von Achalm und Hettingen. 

(b)       ADELHEID von Hettingen .  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  Nun at Zwiefalten 1135. 

2.         BERTHOLD .  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Royal counsellor 1071/1077. 

3.         LIUTPOLD von Meersburg (-1071).  The primary source which confirms his parentage has not yet been identified.  Relative of Werner von Achalm Bishop of Strasbourg. 

 

 

 

E.      GRAFEN von GERHAUSEN

 

 

Gerhausen has not yet been identified.  The donation to Schaffhausen, cited below, suggests that it may have been located in the south-east part of Württemberg near the border with present-day Switzerland.  It is possible that the two counts named below belonged to a junior branch of one of the other local comital families.  However, the names Hartmann and Adalbert were too common among late 11th/early 12th century nobility in Swabia to hazard a guess about the family to which they may have been related.  No further references have been found to this comital family after 1116. 

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         HARTMANN (-after 2 Jan 1126).  Graf von Gerhausen.  "Werinharius de Chilcheim…cum matre mea Richinza" appointed "Ottonis de Chirchberc" to donate property to Schaffhausen St Salvator by charter dated 2 May 1092, witnessed by "comites Hartmannus de Chirchberch, Hartmannus de Gerohusin, Hugo de Tuwingin, Hugo de Cravinegga, Manegoldus de Alshusin…", and "predictus Otto de Chirichberk" donated the property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "Hartmannus comes et filius eius Hartmannus de Chirichberk, Hartmannus comes de Gerohusen et frater eius Adelbertus comes, Wolferadus comes de Alshusin, Rodulfus comes de Bregantio, Lodewicus comes de Stofiln, Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[1368].  Lothar King of Germany confirmed donations to the monastery of St Blasius, at the request of "Hartmannus comes de Geroshusin, Manegoldus comes et filius eius Wolueradus de Isininum et de Alshusin, Hartmannus comes et frater eius Otto de Chilhperc...", by charter dated 2 Jan 1126[1369]

2.         ADALBERT (-after 1116).  "Otto de Chirichberk" donated property to the monastery in the presence of "domna Mahtilda sorore predicti Werinharii", by charter dated 1116, witnessed by "Hartmannus comes et filius eius Hartmannus de Chirichberk, Hartmannus comes de Gerohusen et frater eius Adelbertus comes, Wolferadus comes de Alshusin, Rodulfus comes de Bregantio, Lodewicus comes de Stofiln, Odalricus comes de Gamirtingen…"[1370]

 

 

 

F.      GRAFEN von GRÜNINGEN, GRAFEN von LANDAU

 

 

The primary sources which confirm the parentage and marriages of the following family have not yet been identified, unless otherwise stated below. 

 

 

KONRAD von Württemberg-Grüningen, son of HARTMANN Graf [von Württemberg] & his wife --- von Veringen (-after 15 Sep 1228).  Graf von Grüningen.  "Cunradus…comes de Gruningen" donated property at Marbach to the Teutonic Knights by charter dated 15 Sep 1228[1371]

m ---.  The name of Konrad's wife is not known. 

Graf Konrad & his wife had one child:

1.         HARTMANN [I] von Grüningen (-1280)Graf von Grüningen.  He at first supported Konrad IV King of Germany against the papal party after the election in May 1246 of Heinrich Raspe Landgraf of Thuringia as anti-King of Germany but defected with Ulrich I Graf von Württemberg during the siege of Frankfurt[1372].  "Hartmannus comes de Gruningen senior" issued a charter dated 30 Sep 1246 relating to property at Altshausen[1373].  "Hartmannus comes senior de Gruningen" sold property to Kloster Salem, with the consent of "Hartmanni filii nostri", by charter dated 1265[1374]m firstly (after [1241/42]) as her second husband, ELISABETH, widow of KONRAD [III] Graf von Oettingen, daughter of [BELREIN von Eselsberg] & his wife --- (-before 1251, bur Kaisersheim).  "Ludewicus comes de Otingen" confirmed a donation to Kloster Kaisheim made by "beate memorie nobilis comitissa de Gruningen Elizabeth…mater…L[udewici] iunioris de Otingen…sepulturam…in Cesariensi ecclesia" by charter dated 1251[1375]m secondly (Papal dispensation 2 Oct 1252) HEDWIG von Veringen, daughter of ---.  The Papal dispensation for the marriage of "comitis Harcimanni de Grueningen" and "comitem de Veringen…Hedewigim natam" for 4o consanguinity is dated 2 Oct 1252[1376].  Graf Hartmann [I] & his [first/second] wife had six children:

a)         HARTMANN [II] (-[1273]).  "Hartmannus comes senior de Gruningen" sold property to Kloster Salem, with the consent of "Hartmanni filii nostri", by charter dated 1265[1377]m --- von Eberstein, daughter of ---.  Graf Hartmann [II] & his wife had four children: 

i)          HARTMANN [III] .  1284.

ii)         KONRAD [III] (-1292).  Graf von Landau

iii)        LUDWIG .  1293.

iv)       ADELHEID .  "Bertholdus Nobilis de Mûlhusen" sold property to Kloster Bebenhausen, with the consent of "Adelhaidis Comitisse de Landowe nostre consorte", by charter dated 15 Jul 1293[1378]m (before 15 Jul 1293) BERTHOLD von Mühlhausen .

b)         KONRAD [II] von Grüningen (-after 24 Aug 1300)Graf von Grüningen-Landaum ([1282/14 May 1295]) as her second husband, LIUTGARD von Burgau, widow of LUDWIG II Herzog von Teck, daughter of HEINRICH [II] Markgraf von Burgau (-before 13 May 1295).  Konrad [II] & his wife had one child: 

i)          ANNA .  A nun. 

c)         LUDWIG .  A canon in Augsburg

d)         EBERHARD [I] von Grüningen (-1323)Graf von Grüningen-Landau.  A charter dated 5 Jul 1294 records the judgment of Adolf King of Germany in favour of “Albertus comes de Lewenstein” against “nobili viro Everhardo de Landowe” who had claimed “Lewenstein et Wolfseldenn castris” in right of “nobilis femine Richenze sue uxoris”, on the basis that the “Rudolpho Rom. rege nostro predecessor” had enfeoffed Graf Albrecht with “castris et comitatu in Lewenstein supradictis[1379]m (before 28 Jul 1294) as her second husband, RICHENZA von Löwenstein, widow of BERTHOLD [III] von Neuffen, daughter of GOTTFRIED [III] Graf von Löwenstein [Calw] & his [first/second/third wife ---].  1275.  A charter dated 5 Jul 1294 records the judgment of Adolf King of Germany in favour of “Albertus comes de Lewenstein” against “nobili viro Everhardo de Landowe” who had claimed “Lewenstein et Wolfseldenn castris” in right of “nobilis femine Richenze sue uxoris”, on the basis that the “Rudolpho Rom. rege nostro predecessor” had enfeoffed Graf Albrecht with “castris et comitatu in Lewenstein supradictis[1380]

i)          EBERHARD [II] von Landau (-after 1340)Graf von Landau

-         see below

ii)         KONRAD [IV] (-1343).

e)         AGNES m (before 18 Sep 1265) RUDOLF [II] Graf von Montfort, son of HUGO [II] Graf von Montfort & his wife Elisabeth von Burgau (-19 Oct 1302).

f)          ADELHEID .  Abbess of Heiligkreuztal.

 

 

EBERHARD [II] von Landau, son of EBERHARD [I] Graf von Grüningen-Landau & his wife Richenza von Löwenstein [Calw] (-after 1340)Graf von Landau

m ERMENGARDE de Ferrette, daughter of [THIEBAUD Comte de Ferrette [Pfirt] & his first wife Katharina von Klingen] (-1329). 

Graf Eberhard [II] & his wife had three children: 

1.         EBERHARD [III] von Landau (-1368).  Graf von Landaum firstly (before 13 Dec 1329) MECHTILD von Pfullingen, daughter of --- (-after 1341).  m secondly GUTA von Gundelfingen, daughter of ---.  Graf Eberhard [III] & his second wife had eight children: 

a)         KONRAD [VI] (-1374).

b)         EBERHARD [IV] (-1378).  m ELZBET, daughter of ---.  Graf Eberhard [IV] & his wife had four children: 

i)          KONRAD [VII] (-Pisa 1403)m [LUCIA Visconti].

ii)         ELZBET .  A nun in Heiligkreuztal 1359.

iii)        URSULA .  A nun in Heiligkreuztal after 1359.

iv)       ANNA .  A nun in Heiligkreuztal after 1359.

c)         LUDWIG [I] von Landau (-1398)Graf von Landau.  Leader of the "Grand Company" of Condottiere in Italy.  m (Milan 1377) ELISABETTA [Isotta] Visconti, illegitimate daughter of BERNABÒ Lord of Milan & his mistress Beltameda Cassa (-1388).  The Annales Mediolanenses record the marriage in Milan in 1377 of "Dominus Bernabos…Elisabetham…eius [filiam] naturalis" and "Comiti Lucio Lando Theutonico"[1381].  Graf Ludwig [I] & his wife had two children: 

i)          EBERHARD [VI] von Landau (-1444).  m firstly AMALY von End, daughter of ---.  m secondly BARBARA von Burtenbach, daughter of ---.  Graf Eberhard [VI] & his [first/second] wife had three children: 

(a)       EBERHARD [VII] (-[1450]).

(b)       ANNA m DEGENHARD von Gundelfingen .

(c)       KLARA (-after 20 Oct 1452).  m (before 4 May 1437) HANS von Grüssen .

ii)         KONRAD [VIII] von Landau (-1436).  Graf von Landaum (before 12 Dec 1417) GERTRUD von Randeck, daughter of ---.

(a)       LUTZ [II] von Landau (-[1488/89]).  Herr von Landau. 

-         GRAFEN von LANDAU[1382]

(b)       EBERHARD [VIII] (-1461).

(c)       ANASTASIAm WERNER von Siegburg .

d)         EBERHARD [V] .  1398.

e)         ELISABETH .  1358.

f)          ADELHEID .  A nun in Heiligkreuztal 1361.

g)         KLARAm firstly OSWALD von Wartenbergm secondly HEINRICH von Dettingen .

h)         GUTA (-1381/4).  m firstly (before 1356) ALBRECHT Graf von Aichelberg (-[1365]).  m secondly WILHELM von Bebenburg .

2.         KONRAD [V] von Landau (-Italy [1362/63]).  Head of the Grand Company of Condottiere in Italy.

3.         EBERHARD .  A priest 1354. 

 

 

 

G.      GRAFEN von HELFENSTEIN

 

 

1.         LUDWIG (-after 20 Jun 1193).  Graf von Helfenstein.  "Comes Otto de Chirberg, Teobaldus comes de Lechesgemunde, Ludewicus comes de Helphenstein, Degehardus de Helonstein, Diemo et Godefridus frater eius de Gundelfingen…" witnessed the charter dated 1 May 1171 under which Emperor Friedrich I confirmed property of Kloster Herbrechtingen[1383].  "Comitis Ottonis de Hohemberch…cum duobus filiis quorum senior Eberhardus, iunior Otto" confirmed an exchange of property between Kloster Roth and their ministerialis "milite de Lupheim…Bertoldo" by charter dated 12 May 1181, witnessed by "…comes Ludovicus de Helfinstein…"[1384].  "Ludewicus comes de Helfenstein…" witnessed the charter dated 25 May 1181 under which Emperor Friedrich I appointed "Folkenando ministeriali nostro de Stowfen" as Vogt of Kloster Adelberg[1385].  "…Comiti L. de Helfinstein…" witnessed the charter dated 22 Feb 1192 under which Konrad Duke of Swabia confirmed property of Kloster Roth[1386].  "Cunradus dux Sveuie, dux Albertus de Teck, comes Lodowicus de Helphonstain…" witnessed the charter dated 20 Jun 1193 under which Emperor Heinrich VI confirmed the grant of property by Kloster Lorch to "Theodericus de Stamheim"[1387].  "Rudolfus palatinus de Tuwingen, Ludewicus comes de Helfenstein, Ul[ricus] comes de Berge…" witnessed the charter dated 9 Sep 1197 under which Philipp Duke of Swabia confirmed donations to Kloster Marchthal[1388]

 

2.         EBERHARDGraf von Helfenstein.  "Eberhardus comes de Helffenstein" renounced rights in favour of Kloster St Ciriacus at Wiesensteig by charter dated 1228[1389]

 

 

1.         ULRICHGraf von Helfenstein.  "Ulricus comes senior de Helfinstain" donated property to Kloster Salem, for the soul of "fratris mei comitis Gottefridi de Sigemaeringen" who chose burial at Salem on his deathbed, with the consent of "filii mei Ulrici", by charter dated 2 and 7 Feb 1241[1390]m ---.  Ulrich & his wife had one child: 

a)         ULRICH [II] von Helfenstein (-after 17 May 1294).  "Ulricus comes senior de Helfinstain" donated property to Kloster Salem, for the soul of "fratris mei comitis Gottefridi de Sigemaeringen" who chose burial at Salem on his deathbed, with the consent of "filii mei Ulrici", by charter dated 2 and 7 Feb 1241[1391]Graf von Helfenstein.  "Ulricus…comes, Willibirgis…comitissa de Helfinstein" confirmed donations to Kloster Söflingen made by "domino nostro H. episcopo Augustensi et…comite H. de Dilingen patre ipsius" by charter dated 25 May 1259[1392]m firstly WILLIBIRG von Dillingen, daughter of HARTMANN [IV] Graf von Dillingen & his wife Williburgis [von Truhendingen] (-6 Aug before 1268).  "Hartmannus comes de Dilingen" donated property in Söflingen to Ulm St Damian, with the consent of "domini et filii nostri Hartmanni…Augustensis ecclesie episcopi…et filiarum nostrarum Udilhildis comitisse de Zolre, Willibirgis comitisse de Helfinstein et Agnetis de Heligenstein", by charter dated 13 Jan 1258[1393].  "Ulricus…comes, Willibirgis…comitissa de Helfinstain" confirmed the donations to Kloster St Damian, Söflingen made by "domino nostro Hartmanno episcopo Augustensi et…comite Hartmanno de Dilingen patre ipsius", by charter dated 25 May 1259[1394].  The necrology of Neresheim records the death "VIII Id" of "Willibirc filia Hartmanni comitis"[1395]m secondly --- von Tübingen, daughter of RUDOLF [II] Graf von Tübingen & his [second wife Adelheid von Eberstein].  m ---.  Ulrich [II] & his [first] wife had children: 

i)          WILLIBIRG von Helfenstein (-27 Aug 1314).  "W…comitissa de Hartek" donated property, for the souls of "mariti nostri comitis Ottonis de Hartek pie memorie et C. fratris sui", by charter dated 18 Oct [1260][1396].  The primary source which confirms her parentage has not yet been identified.  m firstly OTTO [II] Graf von Plain und Hardegg, son of KONRAD [I] Graf von Plain und Hardegg & his [first/second wife ---/Berta ---] (-killed in battle Staatz 26/27 Jun 1260).  m secondly HEINRICH Burggraf von Dewin, son of --- (-1270).  "Heinricus comes de Hardekke Burchgrauiusque in Dewin" donated property to Meilan, with the consent of "domine Wibirgis…comitisse uxoris nostre", by charter dated 11 Feb 1269[1397].  "Heinricus comes de Thebein necnon Wilwirgis uxor eius comitissa de Hardek" donated property to Meilan by charter dated 23 Apr 1270[1398].  "Wilbirgis comitissa de Hardek" donated property to Meilan, for "maritum nostrum [Henrici] comitem de Hardek…iam defunctum", by charter dated 23 Apr 1271[1399]m thirdly BERTHOLD Graf von Schwarzburg zu Rabenswald und Hardegg (-7 Aug 1312).  "Bertoldus comes…cum…coniuge nostra domina Wilbirgi comitissa de Hardekke" confirmed a donation to the nuns of St Bernhard by "dominus Henricus comes quondam dictus de Dewin, predecessor noster felicis memorie", by charter dated 13 Oct 1295[1400]

ii)         AGNES von Helfenstein (-after 7 Aug 1334).  Herzogin von Heiningen, after the death of her husband.  m SIMON Herzog von Teck, son of KONRAD [II] Herzog von Teck & his first wife Uta von Zweibrücken (-5 Mar 1316, bur Owen). 

2.         GOTTFRIED (-[1240/Jan 1241]).  Graf von Sigmaringen.  "G…comes de Sigemaringen" confirmed the donation of property to Kloster Mengen by charter dated 1231[1401].  "Gothfridus…comes de Sigemeringen et…nostra iugalis Adelheidis" donated property to Kloster Bebenhausen by charter dated to [1240][1402].  "Ulricus comes senior de Helfinstain" donated property to Kloster Salem, for the soul of "fratris mei comitis Gottefridi de Sigemaeringen" who chose burial at Salem on his deathbed, with the consent of "filii mei Ulrici", by charter dated 2 and 7 Feb 1241[1403]m ADELHEID, daughter of ---.  "Gothfridus…comes de Sigemeringen et…nostra iugalis Adelheidis" donated property to Kloster Bebenhausen by charter dated to [1240][1404]

 

 

1.         ULRICH [VI] von Helfenstein .  Graf von Helfenstein in Blaubeuren.  m ---.  Ulrich [VI] & his wife had children: 

a)         ANNA von Helfenstein (-18 Nov 1392).  Heiress of Faimingen und Falkenstein im Brenz.  The necrology of Adelberg names "Friedrich herzog zu Theck, Anna von Helfenstein uxor"[1405].  She sold Faimingen 1383, and Falkenstein 1390.  The necrology of Kaisheim records the death "XIV Kal Dec" of "Annæ ducisse de Deck"[1406]m (before 17 Mar 1359) FRIEDRICH [III] Herzog von Teck, son of LUDWIG III Herzog von Teck & his wife Margarete von Truhendingen (-28 Sep 1390, bur Kirchheim). 

 

 

 

H.      GRAFEN von HOHENBERG

 

 

Two brothers: 

1.         OTTO (-after 12 May 1181).  Graf von Hohenberg.  "Comitis Ottonis de Hohemberch…cum duobus filiis quorum senior Eberhardus, iunior Otto" confirmed an exchange of property between Kloster Roth and their ministerialis "milite de Lupheim…Bertoldo" by charter dated 12 May 1181, witnessed by "…predictus comes Otto cum predictis filiis suis…frater eius comes Harthmannus de Baldelheim…"[1407]m ---.  The name of Otto´s wife is not known.  Otto & his wife had two children: 

a)         EBERHARD .  "Comitis Ottonis de Hohemberch…cum duobus filiis quorum senior Eberhardus, iunior Otto" confirmed an exchange of property between Kloster Roth and their ministerialis "milite de Lupheim…Bertoldo" by charter dated 12 May 1181, witnessed by "…predictus comes Otto cum predictis filiis suis…frater eius comes Harthmannus de Baldelheim…"[1408]

b)         OTTO .  "Comitis Ottonis de Hohemberch…cum duobus filiis quorum senior Eberhardus, iunior Otto" confirmed an exchange of property between Kloster Roth and their ministerialis "milite de Lupheim…Bertoldo" by charter dated 12 May 1181, witnessed by "…predictus comes Otto cum predictis filiis suis…frater eius comes Harthmannus de Baldelheim…"[1409]

2.         HARTMANN .  Graf von Baldesheim.  "Comitis Ottonis de Hohemberch…cum duobus filiis quorum senior Eberhardus, iunior Otto" confirmed an exchange of property between Kloster Roth and their ministerialis "milite de Lupheim…Bertoldo" by charter dated 12 May 1181, witnessed by "…predictus comes Otto cum predictis filiis suis…frater eius comes Harthmannus de Baldelheim…"[1410]

 

 

BURCHARD von Zollern, son of FRIEDRICH [I] Graf von Zollern & his wife [Udalhild von Zollern] (-after [1152]).  A 13th century genealogy names (in order) "Burchardum, Egenonem, Fridericum et Gottfridum" as the four sons of "Burchardus comes de Zolre"[1411].  The History of Salem Monastery lists those present at a court of "duce Friderico", including "Burcardo, Eginone, Gotfrido, Friderico comitibus de Zolr", undated but dateable to [1152][1412]

m ---.  A 13th century genealogy refers to the wife of "Burchardum [filium Burchardi comitis de Zolre]" as "quandam de Sthala"[1413]

Graf Burchard & his wife had two children: 

1.         BURCHARD [III] von Zollern (-after 4 Jul 1193).  A 13th century genealogy names "Burchardum et Fridericum comites de Hohenburch" as sons of "Burchardum [filium Burchardi comitis de Zolre]" & his wife[1414].  "Sex comites…comes Burchardus de Zolrem…" witnessed the charter dated 1163 under which Ulrich Abbot of Reichenau confirmed donations to the abbey[1415]Graf von Hohenberg.  "…Comes Burcardus de Hohenberg et frater suus comes Fridericus…" witnessed a charter of Emperor Friedrich I dated 1179[1416].  “...Burchardus comes de Hochenberc et frater eius comes Fridericus...” witnessed the charter dated 1185 under which Friedrich Duke of Swabia granted protection to Salem monastery[1417]m ---.  The name of Burchard's wife is not known.  Graf Burchard [III] & his wife had two children: 

a)         BURCHARD [IV] von Zollern (-before 1225).  Graf von Hohenberg.  "…Burchardus et Albertus fratres et comites de Colri…" witnessed a charter of Philipp King of Germany dated 6 Feb 1207[1418]m ---.  The name of Burchard's wife is not known.  Graf Burchard [IV] & his wife had [one possible child]:

i)          [BURCHARD [V] von Hohenberg (-14 Jul 1253, bur Kirchberg)Graf von Hohenberg.] 

-         see below

b)         ALBRECHT [I] (-after 1225).  "…Burchardus et Albertus fratres et comites de Colri…" witnessed a charter of Philipp King of Germany dated 6 Feb 1207[1419].  Herr von Rotenburg.  "Albertus dominus de Rotinburc quondam comitis Burchardi de Zolre filius" resolved a dispute involving Kloster Kreuzlingen by charter dated 1225[1420]

2.         FRIEDRICH von Zollern (-after 11 Apr 1195).  A 13th century genealogy names "Burchardum et Fridericum comites de Hohenburch" as sons of "Burchardum [filium Burchardi comitis de Zolre]" & his wife[1421].  Graf von Zollern.  Graf von Hohenberg.  "…Comes Burcardus de Hohenberg et frater suus comes Fridericus…" witnessed a charter of Emperor Friedrich I dated 1179[1422].  “...Burchardus comes de Hochenberc et frater eius comes Fridericus...” witnessed the charter dated 1185 under which Friedrich Duke of Swabia granted protection to Salem monastery[1423]

 

 

BURCHARD [V] von Zollern, son of [BURCHARD [IV] Graf von Zollern und Hohenberg & his wife ---] (-14 Jul 1253, bur Kirchberg)Graf von Hohenberg.  A charter dated 25 Jun 1252 confirms the donation by "Comes Burchardus de Honberch" to Kloster Reuthin[1424].  He was killed by lightning[1425]

m MECHTILD von Tübingen, daughter of RUDOLF [II] Pfalzgraf von Tüblingen & his wife --- von Ronsberg.  The Annales Sindelfingenses record that "regina Rudolfi" was "filia sororis comitis Rudolfi de Tuwingen"[1426].  1233. 

Graf Burchard [V] & his wife had [six] children: 

1.         GERTRUD [Anna] ([1230/35]-Vienna 16 Feb 1281, bur Basel Münster).  The Chronicon Colmarense records that "comitissa uxor regis Rudolfi" was "filia comitis Burkardi de Hohenberg"[1427].  The Annales Sindelfingenses record that "regina Rudolfi" was "filia sororis comitis Rudolfi de Tuwingen"[1428].  The Annales Sancti Udalrici et Afræ Augustenses name "Anna uxor domini Rudolfi regis de Hapsburg" as sister of "comitem de Heigerloch"[1429].  Her parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 27 Feb 1271 under which her husband "Rudolfus…de Kiburch et de Hapsburch comes nec non Alsacie Lantgravius" sold property "pro dote nobilis mulieris Gerdrudis uxoris nostre" to Kloster St Märgen auf dem Schwarzwald, with the consent of "fratrum suorum Alberti, Burchardi et Ulrici Comitum de Hohinberg", by charter dated 27 Feb 1271[1430].  Heiress of Schlettstadt in Alsace.  The Annales Hospitalis Argentinenses record the death in 1281 of "regina uxor Rudolfi regis" in Bohemia and her burial "in Basilea"[1431].  The Annales Sindelfingenses record the death "1281 in vigilia Matthiæ" of "regina uxor Rudolfi regis in Wina" and her burial "in Basilea"[1432]m (1243 or 1245) as his first wife, RUDOLF Graf von Habsburg, son of ALBRECHT IV "der Weise" Graf von Habsburg & his wife Heilwig von Kiburg (Burg Limburg, Upper Rhine 1 May 1216-Germersheim near Speyer 15 Jul 1291, bur Speyer Cathedral).  He was elected RUDOLF I King of Germany in 1273, and succeeded as  Duke of Austria and Steiermark in 1276. 

2.         ALBRECHT [II] "der Minnesänger" von Hohenberg (-killed in battle Oberndorf 17 Apr 1298, bur Klosterkirche Kirchberg bei Haigerloch).  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 1262 under which "Albertus…Comes de Hohenberc" confirmed a donation made in the presence of "pie memorie Comitis Burchardi…patris mei" to Kloster Rotenmünster[1433]Graf von Hohenberg.  Graf von Rotenburg 1264: "Albertus…comes de Rotinburg" resolved a dispute involving Kloster Kreuzlingen by charter dated 1 Feb 1264[1434].  "Alberthus, Burkardus, Ulricus, fratres…Comtes de Hohenberg" confirmed a sale of property to Kloster Kirchberg by charter dated 25 Oct 1269[1435].  Graf von Haigerloch 1272/1287.  The Annales Basilienses record that "dominus Hagineche" wounded "comitem de Hohinberch, cognatum regis" in 1277 in the king's presence[1436].  In Hohenberg, Haigerloch und Rottenburg 1281.  Landrichter in Swabia 1278/1291.  Vogt von Hirsau 1281.  The Annales Sancti Udalrici et Afræ Augustenses record that "Otto dux Bavarie" killed "comitem de Heigerloch" in 1297[1437]m firstly ---.  The name of Albrecht's first wife is not known.  m secondly (Hohenfriedingen 19 Jul 1282) MARGARETA von Fürstenberg, daughter of HEINRICH [I] Graf von Fürstenberg & his wife Agnes von Truhendingen (-1296, bur Klosterkirche Kirchberg bei Haigerloch).  The Annales Sindelfingenses record the marriage of "comes Albertus in Onfridingen XIV Kal Aug 1282" but does not give his wife's name[1438].  "Albertus Comes de Hohenberg et Margaretha coniux eiusdem" donated property to Kloster Kirchberg by charter dated 12 Jul 1291[1439]m thirdly URSULA von Oettingen, daughter of [LUDWIG [III] Graf von Oettingen & his first wife --- von Burgau] (-1308, bur Ehingen).  Graf Albrecht [II] & his first wife had four children:

a)         AGNES (-1293 or after).  The marriage contract of "grave Meinhart von Tirol und von Görz…min sun" and "des edlen graven Albreht tohter von Hohenberg" is dated 19 May 1281[1440].  Adolf King of Germany confirmed the dowry of "Agnes…Alberti comitis de Hohemberg filia" for her marriage to "quondam suo marito…Meinhardi ducis Karinthie filio" by charter dated 15 Jul 1293[1441]m (contract 19 May 1281, after 1282) ALBRECHT von Görz-Tirol, son of MEINHARD II Duke of Carinthia [MEINHARD IV Graf von Görz und Tirol] & his wife Elisabeth von Bayern (-[24/30] Apr 1292). 

b)         ALBRECHT [III] von Hohenberg (-after 25 Nov 1304).  His parentage is confirmed by the charter dated 14 Feb 1300 which names "comiti Alberto filio comitis felicis recordationis Alberti…comitis de Hohinburg"[1442].  "Burchardus de Honburch comes" named "fratruele nostro Alberto" in a charter dated 25 Nov 1304[1443]m [firstly] (Markgröningen 1 Aug 1284) as her first husband, ---.   The name of Albrecht's first wife is not known.  [m secondly (contract 9 Feb 1296) CLARA EUPHEMIA von Görz, daughter of ALBRECHT [II] Graf von Görz & his first wife Euphemia von Glogau [Piast].] 

c)         MARGARETA .  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by the charter dated 16 Aug 1295 under which "Margareta uxor…domini Hainrici de Burgowe" relinquished rights in Habsberg and Pfaffenhausen, with the consent of "patris nostri…domini Alberti Comitis de Hohenberc", by charter dated 16 Aug 1295[1444]m (28 Oct 1288) HEINRICH [IV] Markgraf von Burgau (-before 9 Oct 1301). 

d)         MECHTILD (-before 26 Apr 1315).  Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by the charter dated 26 Dec 1297 under which "Eberhardus [error for Ulricus] comes de Wirtenberc" confirmed a donation to Kloster Mariaberg by "Swiggerum quondam nostrum vassallum dictum de Truchtelvingen" which was prevented by "Albertum Comitem de Hohenberc socerum nostrum"[1445].  Her husband´s name is confirmed by the charter dated 18 May 1299 under which "grave Albreht von Hohenberch" granted Burg Helmsheim to "Volrichen graven Eberharts Sun von Wirtenberch…unserem swager"[1446]m (Rottenburg 18 Dec 1291, dispensation 4o Anagni 19 May 1303) ULRICH von Württemberg, son of EBERHARD I "der Erlauchte" Graf von Württemberg & his wife Irmgard von Baden (-1 Nov 1315, bur Stuttgart Stiftskirche). 

Graf Albrecht [II] & his [first or second] wife had [four] children:

e)         RUDOLF [I] von Hohenberg (-11 Jan 1336, bur Ehingen)Graf von Hohenberg, Herr von Triberg.  m firstly AGNES von Werdenberg, daughter of HUGO [II] Graf von Werdenberg in Heiligenberg (-Jun 1317).  m secondly (Apr 1318, Papal dispensation 4o 17 Jun 1320) IRMENGARD von Württemberg, daughter of EBERHARD I "der Erlauchte" Graf von Württemberg & his wife Irmgard von Baden (-17 May 1329, bur Ehingen).  m thirdly as her first husband, ELISABETH von Sponheim, daughter of SIMON [II] Graf von Sponheim & his wife Elisabeth van Valkenburg.  1331/40.   She married secondly