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Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia

Count of Gorizia and bailiff of Aquileia
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Date of birth
Date of death 1220
Children: Meinhard I Count of Gorizia-Tyrol
Spouse: Matilda of Andechs
Father: Engelbert II Count of Gorizia
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Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia (died 1220) was a member of the Meinhardiner dynasty. He ruled the County of Gorizia from 1191 until his death.

Engelbert's father was Engelbert II, Count Palatine of Carinthia and Count of Gorizia. His mother was Adelaide, the daughter of Count Otto I of Wittelsbach. In 1191, Engelbert II inherited the County of Gorizia jointly with his brother Meinhard II. During his reign, Engelbert acquired the title of Vogt of Aquileia. He also acted as bailiff of Millstatt.

In 1183, he married a noble lady named Matilda. In 1190, he remarried, to Matilda of Andechs, Countess of Pisino, the daughter of Berthold I of Istria, Count of Andechs (as Berthold III) and Margrave of Istria (as Berthold I). The latter Matilda was the mother of his successor Meinhard III.

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