Henry the Lion

c. 1129 - 6 August 1195

House: Welf

Titles: Duke of Saxony, Duke of Bavaria

Other details

Death: Died at the age of approximately 65-66 on 6 August 1195 in Brunswick, buried in Brunswick Cathedral.

Children: Gertrude (Queen of Denmark), Matilda, Henry V (Count Palatine of the Rhine), Otto IV (Holy Roman Emperor), William of Winchester, and a daughter with Ida von Blieskastel.

Marriages: Clementia of Zähringen (m. 1147; div. 1162), Matilda of England (m. 1168; died 1189).

Parents: Henry X, Duke of Bavaria, and Gertrude of Süpplingenburg.


Compiled from various 3rd hand sources