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William of Bavaria-Munich

German noble
The basics
About
Date of birth Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Date of death Oct 28, 1435 Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Family
Mother: Margaret of Cleves, Duchess of Bavaria-Munich
Brother(s): Adolf Duke of Bavaria
Father: William III, Duke of Bavaria
The details
Biography

William of Bavaria-Munich (1435–1435) was a German nobleman. He was the son of Margaret of Cleves and her first husband William III, Duke of Bavaria. He was born after his father’s death and died in infancy, being buried in the church of the Carmelites in Straubing. His elder brother Adolf nominally ruled as duke alongside his uncle Ernest and his cousin Albert III until he died at age seven.

Contemporary sources

  • Bayerisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, Fürstensachen IV, fol. 300–301 = Alfons Huber: Agnes Bernauer im Spiegel der Quellen, Chronisten, Historiker und Literaten vom 15. bis zum 20. Jahrhundert. Ein Quellen- und Lesebuch. Attenkofer, Straubing 1999, ISBN 3-931091-45-7, pp. 28–32, especially p. 28.

Secondary sources

  • Marita Panzer: Agnes Bernauer. Die ermordete ‚Herzogin‘. Pustet, Regensburg 2007, ISBN 978-3-7917-2045-6, pp. 70, 131.
  • Helmuth Stahleder: Chronik der Stadt München. Vol. 1, Dölling und Galitz, Ebenhausen 1995, ISBN 3-88034-835-9, p. 303.
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