, Agnes Of Rochlitz

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Agnes of Rochlitz
d: 1195
Agnes of Rochlitz (died 1195) came from the Wettin family and wasdaughter of Dedi III, Margrave of Lusatia and his wife, Matilda ofHeinsburg. She is also known as Agnes of Wettin.

Agnes married Berthold IV, Duke of Merania. From this marriage Agnesgained the titles of Duchess of Merania and Countess of Andechs.

In 1186, Agnes'' husband accompanied Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, to theKingdom of Sicily. In 1189, he led the third division of the imperialarmy and was its standard-bearer on the Third Crusade.

Agnes had eight children, among them, three queens:
Otto I, who succeeded his father
Ekbert, bishop of Bamberg
Henry, margrave of Istria
Saint Hedwig, wife of Henry I the Bearded, duke of Silesia
Gertrude, who married Andrew II of Hungary
Agnes, disputed consort of Philip II of France
Berthold, Patriarch of Aquileia
Mathilde, abbess of Klitzingen

An unnamed daughter married into the Nemanjic family of Serbia.

Gertrude became Queen of Hungary, but was murdered because she gaveHungarian lands to her relatives. Hedwig was eventually canonized in1267.

Agnes is a descendent of several women with the same name. One of themwas Agnes of Germany, who married Frederick I, Duke of Swabia. Theirdaughter was Bertha of Swabia. Agnes of Germany was a daughter of HenryIV, Holy Roman Emperor and his first wife Bertha of Savoy. Henry''sparents were Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor and Agnes of Poitou.

Agnes of Poitou was a daughter of William V, Duke of Aquitaine and histhird wife Agnes of Burgundy.
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Family Group Sheet - Child
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Berthold, Duke of Merania
Marriageto Agnes of Rochlitz
FatherBerthold I of Istria
MotherHedwig of Wittelsbach
PARENT (F) Agnes of Rochlitz
Marriageto Berthold, Duke of Merania
FatherDedi III, Margrave of Lusatia
MotherMatilda of Heinsburg
FGertrude of Merania
Marriageto Andrew II of Hungary
FAgnes of Merania
DeathJUL 1201Poissy
MarriageJUN 1196to Philip II of France
Descendancy Chart