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Richeza of Berg

Richenza of Berg (c. 1095 – 27 September 1125) was the wife of Vladislav I of Bohemia and the Duchess of Bohemia. She was the daughter of count Henry I of Berg and his wife Adelheid of Mochental.

Richenza married Vladislav before 1111; her sister Sophie of Berg married another Přemyslid, Otto II the Black, in 1114. The third sister, Salomea of Berg, married the Duke of Poland Bolesław III Wrymouth in 1115.

In 1125 the dying Vladislav I chose his relative Otto II the Black as his successor, which was also the wish of Vladislav's wife Richenza. Only the intervention of his mother Świętosława changed his mind, and Vladislav reconciled with his brother Soběslav.[1]

After Vladislav's death the disappointed Richenza wanted to move to Zwiefalten monastery, but died on the way on 27 September 1125. She is buried in Reichenbach.

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  • KAREŠOVÁ, Z.; PRAŽÁK, J. Královny a kněžny české. Prague : X-Egem, 1996.

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Richeza of Berg
Born: c. 1095 Died: 27 September 1125
Royal titles
Preceded by
Helbirga of Austria
Duchess consort of Bohemia
1111–1117
Succeeded by
Helbirga of Austria
Duchess consort of Bohemia
1120–1125
Succeeded by
Adelaide of Hungary
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