Category:Henry the Lion

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Deutsch: Heinrich der Löwe (1129-1195) war Herzog von Sachsen und Bayern ...
English: Henry the Lion (1129 – 6 August 1195) was a member of the Welf dynasty and Duke of Saxony, as Henry III, from 1142, and Duke of Bavaria, as Henry XII, from 1156, which duchies he held until 1180 ...
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Henry's ancestors in three generations
Henry the Lion Father:
Henry X, Duke of Bavaria
Paternal Grandfather:
Henry IX of Bavaria
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Welf IV
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Judith of Flanders
Paternal Grandmother:
Paternal Great-grandfather:
Magnus, Duke of Saxony
Paternal Great-grandmother:
Sophia of Hungary
Gertrude of Süpplingenburg
Maternal Grandfather:
Lothair III, Holy Roman Emperor
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Gebhard of Supplinburg
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Hedwig von Formbach
Maternal Grandmother:
Richenza of Northeim
Maternal Great-grandfather:
Henry the Fat of Northeim
Maternal Great-grandmother:
Gertrud of Brunswick


Henry had the following known children:

Three other children are listed, by some sources, as having belonged to Henry and Matilda;

  • Eleanor (born 1178); died young
  • Ingibiorg (born 1180); died young
  • Infant Son (b.&d. 1182)


This category has the following 12 subcategories, out of 12 total.






Media in category "Henry the Lion"

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