Herman IV, Duke of Swabia
Herman became duke in 1030 following the death of his older brother Ernest II. At the time he was still a minor.
Seven years later, his stepfather, the Emperor Conrad II, married him to Adelaide of Susa, the marchioness of Turin, in January 1037. In July of the next year, while campaigning with Conrad in Southern Italy, he was struck down by an epidemic near Naples. Conrad then transferred rule of the duchy to his own son, Henry I, while Adelaide remarried to Henry of Montferrat.
Herman IV and Adelaide had at least three children (in the period of 18 months(!) - please check sources!):
- Iginio Rogger, "Riconsiderazioni sulla storia della Chiesa locale Trentina", in Lia de Finis (ed.), Storia del Trentino, Didascalibri, 1994, pp. 66-67.
- Marek, Miroslav. "A listing of descendants of Leopold I, Margrave of Austria". Genealogy.EU.
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