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Welf I, Duke of Bavaria

Welf I, Duke of Bavaria

Male 1037 - 1101  (64 years)

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  • Name Welf I  
    • He was the first member of the Welf branch of the House of Este. In the genealogy of the Elder House of Welf he is counted as Welf IV. [4]
    Born 1037  [1
    Land/House 1055  [4
    Title(s) Abt 1071  [4
    Military From 1077 to 1085  [4
    Military 1099  [1, 4
    Died 9 Nov 1101  Paphos, Cyprus Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried After 9 Nov 1101  Weingarten Abbey, Weingarten, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3309  | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father Alberto Azzo II, Marchese d'Este and of the Lombards,   b. 997,   d. 20 Aug 1097  (Age 100 years) 
    Mother Kunigunde of Altdorf,   b. Abt 1020,   d. After 1055  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married Abt 1035 
    Family ID F2706  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ethelinde of Northeim,   b. Between 1050 and 1060  [4, 5
    Married 1062  [4, 5
    Age at Marriage He was 25 years - She was 12 years 
    Divorced Abt 1069  [4
    • When his father-in-law, Duke Otto, had become an enemy of Emperor Henry IV and forfeited his duchy, Welf remained loyal to Henry IV. In compliance with Henry's commands, he repudiated and divorced his wife, Ethelinde. [4]
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F8662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Judith of Flanders, Countess of Northumbria,   b. Between 1030 and 1035, Bruges, Flanders, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1094  (Age ~ 64 years)  [3, 4, 6
    Married Abt 1071  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Age at Marriage He was 34 years - She was 41 years 
    Children 
     1. Welf II, Duke of Bavaria,   b. 1072
    +2. Henry IX "the Black", Duke of Bavaria,   b. 1074,   d. 13 Dec 1126, Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Kunizza,   b. 1068, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1120  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F2704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death: Weis (1976) gives his death date as 6 November 1101, while von Redlich (1941) gives his death date as 8 November 1101. [2, 3]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Nov 1101 - Paphos, Cyprus Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After 9 Nov 1101 - Weingarten Abbey, Weingarten, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Welf I, Duke of Bavaria
    Welf I, Duke of Bavaria

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa Fourth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002), Secondary Source.

    2. [S63] von Redlisch, Marcellus Donald Alexander R. Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants volume 1 , (Cottonport, Louisiana: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, 1941), Tertiary Source.

    3. [S59] Weis, Frederick Lewis. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 Fifth Edition, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1982), Secondary Source.

    4. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Welf I, Duke of Bavaria

    5. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Ethelinde of Northeim

    6. [S304] Wikipedia, Secondary Source.
      Judith of Flanders (died 1095)