Henry III "the Black" Holy Roman Emperor
Agnes of Poitou
(Abt 1025-1077)
Eudes I Count of Maurienne and Savoy
(Abt 1002-1060)
Alix Duchess of Turin
(Abt 1015-1091)
Henry IV Holy Roman Emperor
Bertha of Savoy

Agnes of Germany


Family Links

1. Frederick I von Büren of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Alsace and Swabia

2. Leopold III Margrave of Austria

Agnes of Germany 1

  • Born: 1072
  • Marriage (1): Frederick I von Büren of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Alsace and Swabia in 1089
  • Marriage (2): Leopold III Margrave of Austria abt or aft 1105
  • Died: 24 Sep 1143 at age 71

  Research Notes:

From Wikipedia - Agnes of Germany :

Agnes of Germany (1072 - September 24 , 1143 ), was the daughter of Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Bertha of Savoy . Her maternal grandparents were Otto, Count of Savoy, Aosta and Moriana and Adelaide, Marchioness of Turin and Susa.
Agnes married firstly, in 1089, Frederick I, Duke of Swabia . They had several children, amongst whom were Frederick II of Swabia (1090 - 1147) (the father of Frederick Barbarossa ) and Conrad III of Germany (1093 - 1152).

Following Frederick's death in 1105, Agnes married Leopold III (born 1073; died 15 Nov. 1136) and later Margrave of Austria (born 1095; died 1136). Leopold was the son of Margrave Leopold II and Ida of Formbach-Ratelnberg . According to legend, a veil lost by Agnes and found by Leopold years later while hunting instigated him to found the monastery of Klosterneuburg .

Their children were:
Leopold IV
Henry II Jasomirgott .
Berta, m. Henry III, Burggraf of Regensburg .
Agnes , m.1125 Wladyslaw II , High Duke of Poland from 1138 to 1146. Agnes is said to have been "one of the most famous beauties of her time".
Otto of Freising , bishop and biographer of his nephew Frederick I "Barbarossa".
Conrad , Bishop of Passau , and Archbishop of Salzburg .
Elizabeth, m. Hermann II of Winzenburg.
Judith , m. c. 1133 William V of Montferrat . Their children formed an important Crusading dynasty.
Gertrude, m. King Vladislaus II of Bohemia .

According to the Continuation of the Chronicles of Klosterneuburg, there may have been up to seven others (possibly from multiple births) stillborn or died in infancy.

Agnes married Frederick I von Büren of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Alsace and Swabia, son of Frederick of Büren and Hildegarde, in 1089. (Frederick I von Büren of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Alsace and Swabia was born in 1050 and died on 21 Jul 1105.)

  Marriage Notes:

Ancestral Roots has m. 1086/7 (engaged 24 Mar 1079).
Wikipedia has m. 1089

Agnes next married Leopold III Margrave of Austria, son of Leopold II Margrave of Austria and Ida of Formbach-Ratelnberg, abt or aft 1105. (Leopold III Margrave of Austria was born in 1073 and died on 15 Nov 1136.)


1 Wikipedia.org, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_of_Germany.

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