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Agnes of Loon

Duchess consort of Bavaria
The basics
Occupation Aristocrat
Country Germany
Date of birth Borgloon
Date of death Mar 26, 1191 Tübingen, Burg Wartenberg
Father: Louis I Count of Loon
Children: Louis I Duke of Bavaria Sophia of Wittelsbach Richardis of Bavaria
Sister(s): Imagina of Loon Laurette of Loon
Spouse: Otto I Wittelsbach Duke of Bavaria
Authority VIAF id
The details

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.


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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