Bernard II, Lord of Lippe

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Bernard II
Lord of Lippe
Born c. 1140
Died 30 April 1224
Mežotne
Noble family Lippe
Spouse(s) Heilwig of Are-Hochstaden
Father Herman I, Lord of Lippe
Statue of Bernard II, Lord of Lippe in Lippstadt, District of Soest, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Bernard II (c. 1140 – 30 April 1224) was Lord of Lippe from 1167 through 1196. He founded the towns of Lippstadt and Lemgo.

Marriage and Children[edit]

Bernhard wed Heilwig von Are-Hochstaden (1150-1196) and had twelve children:

  • Adelheid ( -1244), abbess of Elten
  • Heilwig
  • Dietrich
  • Otto II, bishop of Utrecht
  • Bernhard ( -14 April 1247), bishop of Paderborn
  • Gertrud, abbess of Herford
  • Ethelind, abbess of Bassum
  • Kunigunde, abbess of Freckenhorst
  • Beatrix ( -1244)
  • Gerhard II (1190-28 August 1258), arch-bishop of Bremen
  • Herman II (1175-1229)
  • Margarete ( -1221)

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Bernard II, Lord of Lippe
Born: c. 1140 Died: 30 April 1224
Preceded by
Herman I
Lord of Lippe
1168-1196
Succeeded by
Herman II
Lord of Rheda ?