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Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Duke Godfrey II of Brabant & Duchess Luitgarde of Sulzbach

 189110424. Duke Godfrey II of Brabant & 189110425. Duchess Luitgarde of Sulzbach

~1110, Godfrey II born in Brabant, s/o 378250250. Duke Godfrey I of Brabant & 378250251. Ida de Chiny de Namur.

~1120, Luitgarde born in Sulzbach, Germany, d/o §§Berengar II of Sulzbach & Adelheid von Wolfratshausen.

1131, ‘Ducem Godefridum seniorem eiusque filium … Godefridum iuniorem’ donated property ‘in parochia Braniensi … Dudinsart’ to Gembloux. (S) FMG.

1136, Godfrey appears in a document with his father.

1/23/1139, Godfrey II succeeded his father.

1139, Godfrey married Luitgarde.

1140, Created ‘Godefroi VI Duke of Lower Lotharingia’ by his wife’s brother-in-law, Konrad III King of Germany.

1141, Godfrey created Duke of Louvain.

6/13/1142, ‘Godefridus minor dux Lotharingi√¶’ [duke of Lower Lotharingia], died of liver disease.

1143, Luitgarde married 2nd Hugo XII Graf von Dagsburg und Metz.

(S) Foundation for Medieval Genealogy.

Child of Godfrey and Luitgarde:

i. Godfrey III of Brabant (94555212) born by 1142 in Brabant.

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