Konrad, IV King of Germany King of Sicily

Male 1228 - 1254  (26 years)


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  • Name Konrad  
    Suffix IV King of Germany King of Sicily 
    Born 25 Apr 1228  Andria, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1254  Heerlager, near Lavello, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Aft 21 May 1254  Messina Cathedral, Messina, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8565  BlytheGenealogy
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2019 

    Father Konstantin Roger Friedrich VON STAUFEN, Holy Roman Emperor Emperor of Germ,   b. 26 Dec 1194, Iesi, Ancona, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1250, Castel Fiorentino (near Lucera), Foggia, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Isabelle, de Brienne Queen of Jerusalem,   b. 1211,   d. Apr 25 OR 5 May 1228, Andria, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1225  Brindisi Cathedral, Brindisi, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth VON BAYERN,   b. Abt 1227, Landshut, Niederbayern, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1273  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1246  Vohburg, near Ingolstadt Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Konrad HOHENSTAUFEN, King of Jerusalem Duke of Swabia,   b. 25 Mar 1252, Burg Wolfstein, Isar Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1268, Piazza del Mercato, Naples, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F3963  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Konradin,   b. Abt 1252, Lucera, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1269  (Age ~ 17 years)
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F33137  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • KONRAD  (Andria 25 Apr 1228-Heerlager, near Lavello, Italy, 21 May 125 4, bur Messina cathedral).  The monk Conrad´ s Brevis Chronica  recor ds the marriage in 1225 of "imperator" and "filiam regis Joannis… Isab ellam" as his second wife, her death in 1227, and the birth of "Rex Co nradus filius eius"[691].  His parentage is given by Matthew Paris, w hen he records that he succeeded his father[692].  William of Tyre (C ontinuator) names him and records his mother's death during childbirth [693].  He succeeded his mother in 1228 as KONRAD King of Jerusalem.   He was elected asKONRAD IV King of Germany  and Duke of Swabia at V ienna in Feb 1237.  He was defeated near Frankfurt in 1246 by Heinric h "Raspe" Landgraf of Thuringia, who had been elected anti-king of Ger many by the papal party in May 1246 and, after the battle, was judge d in the diet to have forfeited the duchy of Swabia[694].  He succeed ed his father in 1250 as KONRAD King of Sicily, arriving in Apulia i n Jan 1252.  The monk Conrad´ s Brevis Chronica  records the death i n May 1252 of "Rex Conradus"[695].  He died of dysentery.   m  (Vohbu rg, near Ingolstadt 1 Sep 1246) as her first husband, ELISABETH von Ba yern, daughter of OTTO II "dem Erlauchten" Duke of Bavaria & his wif e Agnes von Braunschweig (Landshut [1227]-9 Oct 1273, bur Kloster Stam s).  The Altahenses  Annales  record the marriage in 1246 of "Chunrad us filius Friderici imperatoris" and "Elysabeth filiam Ottonis ducis B awarie"[696].  Konrad's marriage to "filiam ducis Bavariæ" is recorde d by Matthew Paris in 1248[697].  This marriage was arranged by her f uture husband to gain Bavarian support against the papal party after h is defeat at Frankfurt against Heinrich Raspe anti-King of Germany[698 ].  She married secondly (Munich 6 Oct 1259) Meinhard II Graf von Tir ol  [Meinhard IV Graf von Gö rz], who succeeded in 1286 as Meinhard I I Duke of Carinthia.  The Altahenses  Annales  record the second marr iage "in octava sancti Mychaelis aput Monacum" of "Meinhardus comes Go ricie" and "Elysabeth sororem Ludwici et Heinrici ducem Bawarie relict am Chunradi regis"[699].  She founded Kloster Stams.  The necrolog y of Kö nigsfelden records the death "VII Id Oct" of "domina Elizabech t quondam regina Romanorum, mater domine Elizabeht Romanorum regine fu ndatricis nostre"[700].  The necrology of Stams records the death "V I Id Oct" of "domina Elizabeth regina prima fundatrix monasterii"[701] .  The necrology of Raitenhaslach records the death "VI Id Oct" of "E lisabeth  com de Tyrol"[702]. Mistress (1): ---.  The name of King Ko nrad's mistress is not known.  BenoiSt. Mé chin says that she was a S arracin from Lucera but does not cite the corresponding primary source [703].  King Konrad & his wife had one son.
      [http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/GERMANY,%20Kings.htm#FriedrichIIGerma nydied1250B]

  • Sources 
    1. [S3514] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy online [http://fmg.ac].