Otto, Lord of Lippe

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Otto, Lord of Lippe
Spouse(s) Irmgard of the Marck
Noble family House of Lippe
Father Simon I, Lord of Lippe
Mother Adelaide of Waldeck
Born c. 1300
Died c. 1360
Lemgo

Otto, Lord of Lippe (c. 1300c. 1360) was the ruling Count of Lippe-Lemgo from 1344 until his death.

Life[edit]

He was a the son of Simon I and his wife, Adelaide of Waldeck.

When his father died in 1344, Lippe was divided; Otto ruled the area around Lemgo, while his brother Bernard V ruled the area around Rheda.

Otto resided in Lemgo, which at the time consisted of two legally separate town: the Old Town and the New Town. In 1365, five years after Otto's death, these were amalgamated to form the Town of Lemgo.

Marriage and issue[edit]

Otto was married to Irmgard of the Marck. They had three children:

Otto, Lord of Lippe
Born: c. 1300
Preceded by
Simon I
Lord of Lippe-Lemgo
1344-1360
Succeeded by
Simon III