Henry II, Duke of Brabant
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|Duke of Brabant
Duke of Lothier
|Spouse(s)||Marie of Hohenstaufen
Sophie of Thuringia
The Duke of Brabant and Lothier
|Father||Henry I, Duke of Brabant|
|Mother||Mathilde of Flanders|
|Died||1 February 1248 (aged 40–41)
Henry II of Brabant (French: Henri II de Brabant, Dutch: Hendrik II van Brabant, 1207 – February 1, 1248) was Duke of Brabant and Lothier after the death of his father Henry I in 1235. His mother was Mathilde of Flanders.
Henry II supported his sister Mathilde's son, William II, Count of Holland, in the latter's bid for election as German King.
Family and children
- Henry III, Duke of Brabant (d. 1261)
- Philip, died young
- Matilda of Brabant (1224 – September 29, 1288), married:
- Beatrix (1225 – November 11, 1288), married:
- Maria of Brabant (c. 1226 – January 18, 1256, Donauwörth), married Louis II, Duke of Upper Bavaria. She was beheaded by her husband on suspicion of infidelity.
- Margaret (d. March 14, 1277), Abbess of Valduc Abbey (Hertogendal).
- Henry (1244–1308), created Landgrave of Hesse in 1264.
- Elizabeth (1243 – October 9, 1261), married Albert I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg
Henry died in Leuven, aged about 40.
|Ancestors of Henry II, Duke of Brabant|
- (FR)Jean-François Nieus, Un pouvoir comtal entre Flandre et France: Saint-Pol, 1000-1300, (De Boeck & Larcier, 2005), 166, 176.
| Duke of Brabant and Lothier
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