Frederick I, Count of Zollern
|Friedrich I, Count of Zollern|
Painting of Friedrich I from Peleș Castle
|Spouse(s)||Udilhild of Urach-Dettingen:XXXII|
|Noble family||House of Hohenzollern|
He most likely was the son of Burkhard I,:XXIX and was married to Udilhild (or Udahild) of the House of Urach (died: 11. April, 1134),:LXXXVII which house later became the Fürstenberg family. They had nine children;:LXXXVII his eldest son was Friedrich II. A younger son was Burkhard, who founded the Zollern-Hohenberg line (which went extinct in 1486).
The Zollern (later: Hohenzollern) dynasty based their rise to power on their loyalty to the ruling royal or imperial family. Friedrich I served the Holy Roman Emperor Henry V, and was sent on a diplomatic mission to France. He also accompanied Henry V on his Italian expedition in 1110 and again in 1111, where Henry V intended to claim the imperial crown in Rome. He is also mentioned as an advisor to Henry V in both 1111 and 1114, both times while the imperial party was in Strasbourg.:XC
Family and children
Frederich I and Udilhild most likely had at least nine children::LXXXVII
- Friedrich (died: around 1143),:XLI also Friedrich II, Count of Zollern
- Burkhard (died: between 1150 and 1155),:XLI also Burkhard II of Zollern-Hohenberg
- Gotfried of Zimmern (most likely near Hechingen):XLII (died: between 1156 and 1160), likely Count of Zollern sometime around 1155:XLI
- Ulrich (died: 1135 by poisoning), who late in life became a monk, then abbot, at the Benedictine abbey in Reichenau, after supposedly having been involved in the murder of his predecessor:LXXXVIII
- Adalbert (or Albert), who became a monk in Zwiefalten:XXXIII
- Kuno (?)
- Schmid, Ludwig (1862). "Geschichte der Grafen von Zollern-Hohenberg". Geschichte der Grafen von Zollern-Hohenberg. Anhang. Historisch-topographische Zusammenstellung der Grafschaft und Besitzungen des Hauses Zollern-Hohenberg. Google Book: Gebrüder Scheitlin. Retrieved February 1, 2013.
- Schultze, Johannes; Seigel, Rudolf (1972). "Hohenzollern, Dynastengeschlecht". Neue deutsche Biographie, Bd.: 9, Hess - Hüttig, Berlin. Bayerische Staatsbibliothek. Retrieved January 29, 2013.
- "Friedrich I. Graf von Zollern". Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- Page at genealogie-mittelalter.de
- Page at Genealogie Mittelalter - Mittelalterliche Genealogie im Deutschen Reich bis zum Ende der Staufer
Frederick I, Count of ZollernDied: before 1125
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