Henry I (archbishop of Mainz)
Henry (Heinrich; c. 1080; died 1 or 3 September 1153 in Einbeck) was archbishop of Mainz from 1142 to 1153.
At the time of the Second Crusade, he tried to prevent a repetition of the 1096 violence against the Jews of Mainz. He called in Bernard of Clairvaux, to counter inflammatory preaching by a monk, Radulphe. He took part in the Wendish Crusade of 1147.
He was a supporter and correspondent of Hildegard of Bingen. He consecrated the church of her convent at Rupertsberg in 1152. He has been portrayed showing her works to Pope Eugene III and Bernard of Clairvaux.
- Jay Terry Lees, Anselm of Havelberg: Deeds Into Words in the Twelfth Century (1998), p. 60.
- Cawley, Charles, GERMANY, Kings, Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy,[better source needed]
- St. Bernard of Clairvaux
- History: Woman under monasticism: chapters on saint-lore and convent life between A.D. 500 and A.D. 1500: Browse Text
- Keith C. Sidwell, Reading Medieval Latin (1995), p. 286.
- The Rupertsberg
- St. Rochus' Chapel near Bingen
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