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Marriage: Children:
  1. Adelheid : Birth: 1070. Death: 4 Jun Before 1079

  2. Heinrich : Birth: Abt 1 Aug 1071. Death: 2 Aug 1071

  3. Agnes Von Waiblingen Salian: Birth: Abt 1073. Death: 24 Sep 1143

  4. Conrad Of Franconia, Holy Roman Emperor: Birth: 12 Feb 1074. Death: 27 Jul 1101

  5. Henry V King Of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor: Birth: 8 Jan 1081. Death: 23 May 1125 in Utrecht


Notes
a. Note:   Name: Berthe di Savoia Countess of Maurienne and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire Suffix: Countess of Maurienne and Empress of the Holy Roman Empire http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha_of_Savoy and in German: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bertha_%28Kaiserin%29 Bertha of Savoy, also called Bertha of Turin (21 September 1051 ? 27 December 1087 in Mainz) was the first wife of Emperor Henry IV, and was German Queen and Holy Roman Empress. She is buried in the cathedral of Speyer. [edit] Life Bertha of Savoy was a daughter of Otto of Savoy (also called Eudes and Odo) and Adelaide of Susa. Her maternal grandparents were Ulric Manfred II of Turin and Bertha of the Obertenghi. As children, during the lifetime of Emperor Henry III, Bertha and Henry IV were betrothed on 25 December 1055 in Z´┐Żurich. The wedding took place on 13 July 1066 in Trebur. While Bertha was apparently in love with Henry from the outset, Henry initially viewed his wife with aversion. Although she was apparently a pretty young woman, the Saxon chronicler Bruno, an avowed opponent of Henry IV, reported on the Emperor's continual unfaithfulness: "He had two or three Kebsweiber (concubines) at the same time, in addition [to his wife], yet he was not content. If he heard that someone had a young and pretty daughter or wife, he instructed that she be supplied to him by force. (...) His beautiful and noble wife Bertha (...) was in such a manner hated by him that he never saw her after the wedding any more than necessary, since he had not celebrated the wedding out of free will." In 1069, Henry began procedures for a divorce, supplying what was for the time an unusually honest reason for the divorce: "The king explained publicly (before the princes), that his relationship with his wife was not good; for along time he had deceived others, but now he did not want to do so any longer. He could not accuse her of anything that justified a divorce, but he was not capable of carrying out conjugal relations with her any longer. He asked them for the sake of God to remove him from the bonds of a marriage closed under bad signs ... so that the way to a luckier marriage might be opened. And nobody knowing any objection to raise, and his wife being an obstacle to a second marriage ceremony, he then swore that she was as he received her, unstained and her virginity intact." (Bruno of Merseburg) The German episcopacy dared not submit to the King's demands, and called on Pope Alexander II for assistance. He sent Petrus Damiani as his Legate to the Synod in Frankfurt, and rejected the divorce. Henry then apparently submitted to his fate, his first daughter by Bertha being born in the year after the divorce attempt. Bertha also accompanied her husband on his dangerous journey to Canossa, carrying her three-year-old son Conrad. She remained with her husband between 25-28 January 1077 in freezing cold weather before the walls of the castle, inorder to reach the solution to Henry's dispute with the Pope. Together with Henry, Bertha later also journeyed to Rome, and on 31 March 1084 was crowned Empress. On 27 December 1087, Bertha died in Mainz. [edit] Children From her marriage with Henry there were eventually five children: * Adelheid (1070-4 June 1079) * Henry (1071-2 August 1071) * Agnes of Germany (1072/73-24 September 1143) * Conrad (12 February 1074-27 July 1101), later Roman-German King and King of Italy * Henry V (8 January 1086-23 May 1125), later Roman-German King and Holy Roman Emperor
b. Note:   BI113344
Note:   Sources for this Information: date: [Ref: DeVajay Aragon p291, ES I #4, ES II #190, Moriarty Plantagenet p59, Moriarty Plantagenet p92], place: [Ref: ES II #190], parents: [Ref: DeVajay Aragon p288, ES II #190, Moriarty Plantagenet p59, Redlich CharlemagneDesc p264, Watney WALLOP #877, Weis AR7 #45], father: [Ref: ES I #4, ES I.1 #12, Moriarty Plantagenet p92, Watney WALLOP #439]
c. Note:   DI113344
Note:   Sources for this Information: date: [Ref: DeVajay Aragon p291, ES I #4, ES I.1 #12, ES II #190, Moriarty Plantagenet p59, Moriarty Plantagenet p92] 1087 [Ref: CMH p424, Watney WALLOP #439, Watney WALLOP #877], place: [Ref: DeVajay Aragon p291] Mainz [Ref: ES I.1 #12]
d. Note:   XI113344
Note:   Sources for this Information: place: [Ref: ES I.1 #12, ES II #190]
e. Note:   NF72480
Note:   Sources for this Information: date: [Ref: DeVajay Aragon p291, ES I #4, ES I.1 #12, ES II #190, Moriarty Plantagenet p92] 1066 [Ref: Redlich CharlemagneDesc p264, Weis AR7 #45] first marriage of Henry [Ref: CMH p424], names: [Ref: Moriarty Plantagenet p59, Watney WALLOP #877], child: [Ref: CMH p424, DeVajay Aragon p288, ES I #4, ES I.1 #12, Moriarty Plantagenet p92, Redlich CharlemagneDesc p265, Watney WALLOP #439, Weis AR7 #45]


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