Agnes of habsburg

Agnes of Habsburg (c. 1257 – 11 October 1322) was a daughter of Emperor Rudolph I of Germany and his first wife Countess Gertrude of Hohenberg. She was a member of the House of Habsburg.

Marriage

In 1273 she was married to Elector Albert II of Saxony. They had six children:

  1. Duke Rudolf I, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg (died 11 March 1356) he was an Elector of Saxony
  2. Otto (died after 29 August 1311)
  3. Albrecht (died 19 May 1342), Bishop of Passau in 1322-1342
  4. Wenzel (died 17 March 1327), a canon in Halberstadt
  5. Anna (died 22 November 1327), married:
    1. on 8 August 1308 to Margrave Frederick the Lame, son of Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen;
    2. on 6 July 1315 Lord Henry II, Lord of Mecklenburg
  6. Elisabeth (died 1341)

Family

She was the sixth of nine children born to Rudolph and Gertrude; like Agnes, most of her siblings lived to adulthood. Among her siblings were: Albert I of Germany; who succeeded their father, Rudolph II, Duke of Austria; who was also Duke of Swabia, Matilda; she was married to Louis II, Duke of Bavaria, Guta; she was married to Wenceslaus II of Bohemia and was mother of Elisabeth of Bohemia (1292–1330) and Anne of Bohemia (1290–1313), Katharina; married to Otto III, Duke of Bavaria and Klementia; she was married to Charles Martel of Anjou and was mother of Charles I of Hungary and Clementia, Queen of France.

Ancestry

See also

External links

  • Article in the Biographisches Lexikon des Kaisertums Österreich
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