Otto I, Count of Scheyern

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Otto I, Count of Scheyern
Spouse(s) A daughter of Meginhardt of Reichersbeuern
Haziga of Diessen
Noble family House of Wittelsbach
Father Heinrich I, Count in the Pegnitz
Mother unnamed daughter of Kuno I, Count of Altdorf
Born unknown
Died 4 December 1072(1072-12-04)
probably: Scheyern

Otto I, Count of Scheyern (some authors call him Otto II of Scheyern; c. 1020 – before 4 December 1072) was the most ancient ancestor of the House of Wittelsbach whose relation with the House can be properly verified.

Life[edit]

He was a younger son of Heinrich I, Count in the Pegnitz and an unnamed daughter of Kuno I, Count of Altdorf.[1] He was appointed Vogt of Freising.[2] A document from 1073 calls his Comes de Skyrun, i.e. Count of Scheyern. Otto I died on December 4, 1072 while on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem[2]

Marriage and children[edit]

Otto was married twice.[2] His first wife was from Saxony but her given name has not been preserved.[2] About 1057, he married Haziga of Diessen, daughter of Count Friedrich of Diessen.[2]

Otto had 4 known children. By his first wife he had:

By his second wife, Haziga, he had 2 children:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band I (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1980), Tafeln 9, 23
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Detlev Schwennicke, Europäische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichte der Europäischen Staaten, Neue Folge, Band I (Marburg, Germany: Verlag von J. A. Stargardt, 1980), Tafel 23

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