Person:Engelbert II von Kärnten (1)

Engelbert II. von Kärnten
d.12 or 13 Apr 1141 Seeon Abbey, Bayern, Germany
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Name[3] Engelbert II. von Kärnten
Alt Name Engilbert II of Carinthie
Alt Name Engelbert von Spanheim
Gender Male
Birth? ca. 1065 Kärnten, Austria
Marriage to Uta von Passau
Title (nobility)? 1103 Markgraf von Istrien und Verona
Title (nobility)[3] 1123/1124 - 1135 Herzog von Kärnten
Reference Number? Q691897?
Death[1][3] 12 or 13 Apr 1141 Seeon Abbey, Bayern, Germany

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Engelbert II (died 12 or 13 April 1141) from the House of Sponheim was Margrave of Istria and Carniola from sometime between 1101 and 1107 until 1124. In 1124, he was raised to a Duke of Carinthia and Margrave of Verona which he held until his retirement in 1135.

Engelbert II was the son of Count Engelbert I of Sponheim and his wife Hedwig of uncertain descent, maybe a daughter of the Billung duke Bernard II of Saxony. He married Uta, daughter of Burgrave Ulric of Passau (died about 1099). Together they were the parents of the following children:

About 1100 he established the County of Kraiburg on the inherited estates of his wife in Bavaria. Unlike his father, Engelbert II was a loyal supporter of the Salian dynasty. He stood as guarantor of German king Henry V at his coronation as Holy Roman Emperor in February 1111 and witnessed the Concordat of Worms with Pope Callixtus II in September 1122. In the same year his elder brother Henry IV was created Duke of Carinthia and upon his death in 1123 Engelbert II succeeded him, having already replaced Count Ulric II of Weimar as margrave in Istria and Carniola about 1107.

Engelbert II died and was buried at Seeon Abbey.

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  1. Engelbert, Duke of Carinthia, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  2.   ENGELBERT [II] von Sponheim, son of ENGELBERT [I] von Sponheim Graf im Krainchgau, im Pustertal und von Sponheim & his wife Hedwig --- (-12/13 Apr 1141), in Cawley, Charles. Medieval Lands: A prosopography of medieval European noble and royal families.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Biografie auf Wikipedia DE, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, [[1]], gefunden 2015.

    Engelbert (Engelbert II.) († 13. April 1141 im Kloster Seeon) aus dem Geschlecht der Spanheimer war Markgraf von Istrien (und Krain?) (1103–1124/1134) und von Verona und Herzog von Kärnten (1123/24–1135).
    Engelbert war ein jüngerer Sohn von Graf Engelbert I. und der Hedwig, aus einem Adelsgeschlecht aus Friaul.