Theobald, Bishop of Liège
Adolph of Waldeck, prince-bishop of Liège, died at the end of 1302. Of three candidate, Guillaume d'Arras was elected. He, however, turned down the position, claiming his background was too humble, and designated Theobald. Theobald's election gained papal approval 13 March 1303; Theobald was then in fact in Rome.
He allied himself with Philip IV of France, in 1304. Two years later his relative Henri VII of Luxembourg became King of the Romans; Theobald was a close adviser. When Henry went to Rome in 1312 to be consecrated as Holy Roman Emperor, Theobald accompanied him. There he was attacked and mortally wounded by Robert I of Naples.
He was a son of Theobald II of Bar, and of Jeanne de Toucy.
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