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Encyclopedia > Gertrude of Merania

Gertrude von Meranien (1185September 24, 1213) was the first wife of András II, king of Hungary. She was the daughter of Bertold IV, Duke of Meran. Her sister was Agnes of Merania, a famous beauty, who married King Philippe Auguste of France. Yet another sister was St. Hedwig of Andechs. Events April 25 - Genpei War - Naval battle of Dan-no-ura leads to Minamoto victory in Japan Templars settle in London and begin the building of New Temple Church End of the Heian Period and beginning of the Kamakura period in Japan. ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... Events September 12 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester defeats Peter II of Aragon, the king of Aragon at the Battle of Muret. ... Andrew II (Hungarian: András or Endre, Slovak: Ondrej) (c. ... This is a list of all rulers of Hungary since Árpád. ... Philip II (French: Philippe II), called Philip Augustus (French: Philippe Auguste) (August 21, 1165 – July 14, 1223), was King of France from 1180 to 1223. ... This article is about 13th century Saint. ...

She and Andrew married before 1203, and she was the mother of his successor Bela IV of Hungary and Elisabeth the Saint of Hungary, wife of Louis, margrave of Thuringia. Gertrude was killed in 1213, by the Hungarian noblemen, who were jealous over the advancement of her relatives at court. B la IV (1206-1270) was the king of Hungary between 1235 and 1270. ... Infobox St. ... The Free State of Thuringia (German: Freistaat Thüringen) lies in central Germany and is among the smaller of the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states), being eleventh in size with an area of 16,200 km² and twelfth most populous with 2. ... Events September 12 - Albigensian Crusade: Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester defeats Peter II of Aragon, the king of Aragon at the Battle of Muret. ...

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Re: Meran (Re: Where is Meranie?) (673 words)
In 1180 Frederick Barbarossa confirmed Otto von Wittelsbach as duke of Bavaria; while Berthold III von Andechs (Berthold I as markgrave of Istria) was invested with the dukedom of Merania (comprising the territories around the Alpine city of Meran).
Took part in the sieges of Milan and Alessandria, and the battle of Legnano, with Emperor Frederick I. (1) Berthold IV ct Andechs (+1204), mgve Istria (1185-1204), 2nd dk Merania (1188-1204), m.
Otto VII ct Andechs (+Besançon 1234), 3rd dk Merania, mgve Istria (1215-30), markgrave of Carniola (from the bishops of Freising), Palatine Count of Borgogne, m.
Gertrude - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (125 words)
Gertrude (also spelt Getrud) is a female forename.
Gertrude the Great (1256–1301) known informally as Saint Gertrude.
Gertrude of Holland, wife of Robert I, Count of Flanders
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