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Agnes of Loon

Agnes of Loon

Duchess consort of Bavaria
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About
Occupations Aristocrat
Countries Germany
Gender female
Birth Borgloon
Death March 26, 1191 (Tübingen, Burg Wartenberg)
Family
Father: Louis ICount of Loon
Siblings: Imagina of LoonLaurette of Loon
Spouse: Otto I WittelsbachDuke of Bavaria
Children: Louis IDuke of BavariaSophia of WittelsbachRichardis of Bavaria
Authority VIAF id
The details
Biography

Agnes of Loon (1150–1191), was a duchess consort of Bavaria, married to Otto I of Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria. She was regent of Bavaria during the minority of her son, Louis I, Duke of Bavaria, from 1183 to 1191. She was the daughter of Louis I, Count of Loon, and Agnes of Metz. Agnes was described as a forceful regent, who managed to secure the inheritance of her son.

Issue

Agnes and Otto had the following children:

  • Otto (1169–1181)
  • Sophia (1170–1238), married Landgrave Hermann I of Thuringia (1155–1217),
  • Heilika I (b. 1171), married in 1184 to Hallgrave Dietrich of Wasserburg
  • Agnes (1172–1200), married Count Henry of Plain (d. 1190)
  • Richardis (1173–1231), married in 1186 to Count Otto I of Guelders and Zutphen
  • Louis I (1173–1231), married in 1204 to Ludmilla of Bohemia
  • Heilika II (b. 1176), married Count Adelbert III of Dillingen (d. 1214)
  • Elisabeth (b. 1178), married Count Berthold II of Vohburg (d. 1209)
  • Mechtild (1180–1231), married in 1209 to Count Rapoto II of Ortenburg (1164–1231).

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