Frederick VI, Count of Zollern

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Friedrich VI, Count of Zollern
Spouse(s) Kunigunde of Baden
Noble family House of Hohenzollern
Father Friedrich V, Count of Zollern
Mother Udilhild of Dillingen
Died 4 May 1298(1298-05-04)

Friedrich VI, Count of Zollern (died: 4 May 1298), also known as Friedrich the Knight, or Friedrich the Elder, was a Count of Hohenzollern

Life[edit]

Friedrich was a son of Count Friedrich V of Hohenzollern from his marriage to Udilhild of Dillingen. He succeeded his father around 1288 as Count of Zollern. Later that year, he divided his inheritance with his younger brother Friedrich the Younger. Friedrich VI kept the County of Zollern, while his younger brother received the Lordships of Schalksburg and Mühlheim.

In 1296 Friedrich sold some land to the Bebenhausen Abbey.

Marriage and issue[edit]

In 1281, Friedrich married Kunigunde (1265–1310), the daughter of Margrave Rudolf I of Baden, with whom he had the following children:

married in 1298 to Countess Eufemia of Hohenberg (d. 1333)
Frederick VI, Count of Zollern
Died: 4 May 1298
Preceded by
Friedrich V
Count of Hohenzollern
1288–1298
Succeeded by
Friedrich VII

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ottmar F. Schönhuth: Die Burgen, Klöster, Kirchen und Kapellen Württembergs und der Preußisch-Hohenzollern'schen Landestheile mit ihren Geschichten, Sagen und Mährchen, Fischhaber, 1860, p. 292
  • Graf Rudolph Stillfried-Alcántara, Traugott Maercker: Hohenzollerische Forschungen, C. Reimarus, 1847, p. 169 ff

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