Konrad, IV, King of Germany, King of Sicily, King of Jerusalem[1]

Male 1228 - 1254  (26 years)


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  • Name Konrad  
    Suffix IV, King of Germany, King of Sicily, King of Jerusalem 
    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, Sicily, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8577  Blythe Genealogy wo Details
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2019 

    Father Konstantin Roger Friedrich VON STAUFEN, Holy Roman Emperor, Emperor of Germany,   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, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F4190  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)  [1
    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, Naples, Città Metropolitana di Napoli, Campania, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     2. 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 16 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F4302  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Y  [1
    Children 
     1. Konradin,   b. Abt 1252, Lucera, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1269  (Age ~ 17 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F26714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •  KONRAD (Andria 25 Apr 1228-Heerlager, near Lavello, Italy, 21 May 1254, bur Messina cathedral).  The monk Conrad´s Brevis Chronica records the marriage in 1225 of "imperator" and "filiam regis Joannis…Isabellam" as his second wife, her death in 1227, and the birth of "Rex Conradus filius eius"[691].  His parentage is given by Matthew Paris, when he records that he succeeded his father[692].  William of Tyre (Continuator) 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 Vienna in Feb 1237.  He was defeated near Frankfurt in 1246 by Heinrich "Raspe" Landgraf of Thuringia, who had been elected anti-king of Germany by the papal party in May 1246 and, after the battle, was judged in the diet to have forfeited the duchy of Swabia[694].  He succeeded his father in 1250 as KONRAD King of Sicily, arriving in Apulia in Jan 1252.  The monk Conrad´s Brevis Chronica records the death in May 1252 of "Rex Conradus"[695].  He died of dysentery.  m (Vohburg, near Ingolstadt 1 Sep 1246) as her first husband, ELISABETH von Bayern, daughter of OTTO II "dem Erlauchten" Duke of Bavaria & his wife Agnes von Braunschweig (Landshut [1227]-9 Oct 1273, bur Kloster Stams).  The Altahenses Annales record the marriage in 1246 of "Chunradus filius Friderici imperatoris" and "Elysabeth filiam Ottonis ducis Bawarie"[696].  Konrad's marriage to "filiam ducis Bavariæ" is recorded by Matthew Paris in 1248[697].  This marriage was arranged by her future husband to gain Bavarian support against the papal party after his defeat at Frankfurt against Heinrich Raspe anti-King of Germany[698].  She married secondly (Munich 6 Oct 1259) Meinhard II Graf von Tirol [Meinhard IV Graf von Görz], who succeeded in 1286 as Meinhard II Duke of Carinthia.  The Altahenses Annales record the second marriage "in octava sancti Mychaelis aput Monacum" of "Meinhardus comes Goricie" and "Elysabeth sororem Ludwici et Heinrici ducem Bawarie relictam Chunradi regis"[699].  She founded Kloster Stams.  The necrology of Königsfelden records the death "VII Id Oct" of "domina Elizabecht quondam regina Romanorum, mater domine Elizabeht Romanorum regine fundatricis nostre"[700].  The necrology of Stams records the death "VI Id Oct" of "domina Elizabeth regina prima fundatrix monasterii"[701].  The necrology of Raitenhaslach records the death "VI Id Oct" of "Elisabeth com de Tyrol"[702]. Mistress (1): ---.  The name of King Konrad's mistress is not known.  Benoist-Méchin says that she was a Sarracin 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#FriedrichIIGermanydied1250B]

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  • Sources 
    1. [S582] Foundation for Medieval Genealogy (Reliability: 2).