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Henry "The Lion"

Male Abt 1129 - 1195  (~ 66 years)Deceased


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  • Name  Henry "The Lion" 
    Nickname  The Lion 
    Born  Abt 1129 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  German prince 
    • Henry was one of the most powerful German princes of his time, until the rival Hohenstaufen dynasty succeeded in isolating him and eventually depriving him of his duchies of Bavaria and Saxony during the reign of his cousin, Frederick I, and Frederick's son and successor, Henry VI.
    Died  6 Aug 1195 
    Age  ~ 66 years 
    Buried  Brunswick Cathedral, Braunschweig, , Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Graves of Henry 'The Lion' and Matilda at Brunswick Cathedral in Germany
    Graves of Henry "The Lion" and Matilda at Brunswick Cathedral in Germany
    Person ID  I18713  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 

    Family  PLANTAGENET Matilda, Duchess Of Saxony,   b. 1156,   d. 13 Jul 1189  Age: 33 years 
    Married  Y  [1
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F6781  Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S167] All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal, Charles Dickens, (London, England: Privately Published, n.d.), Vol. 36: From 21 Mar 1884 to 29 Aug 1885: p. 539. (Reliability: 3), 27 Mar 2011.