Adelheid of Vohburg
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Adelheid of Vohburg (1122–1190) was the first Queen consort of Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor.
Her paternal grandparents were Diepold II, Count of Cham (d. 1078) and Liutgarde of Zähringen. Diepold II was also Margrave of Nordgau. Her maternal grandparents were either Wladislaw I Hermann, Prince of Poland, and Judith (Jutta) of Swabia/Germany or Kuno, Count of Beichlingen and Kunigunde of Weimar.
One month later, on 6 April, her father-in-law died. Frederick became Frederick III, Duke of Swabia and Adelheid became his Duchess.
Frederick also managed to be elected as the successor of his paternal great-uncle Conrad III of Germany. He was crowned King of Germany on 4 March 1152. Adelheid became his Queen consort. However she remained childless and Frederick petitioned Pope Eugene III for an annulment.
No longer a Queen, Adelheid proceeded to marry Dietho of Ravensburg, welfische Ministerialer. Dietho died in 1180 or shortly before. Adelheid survive him and died between 1184–1190.
- "Adelaide of Vohburg (fl. 1140s)". Women in World History: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Gale Research Inc. Retrieved 8 January 2013.(subscription required)
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