Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria
Henry XIV, duke of Bavaria (29 September 1305 – 1 September 1339), was duke of Lower Bavaria (also called Henry II).
After the death of his father he became duke of Lower Bavaria together with his brother Otto IV under the tutelage of Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor. Henry supported Louis against Frederick I and became a candidate for the German crown when Louis considered temporarily his resignation in 1333.
Conflicts with his brother Otto IV (d. 1334) and his cousin Henry XV, Duke of Bavaria on the partition of their lands worsened the relationship between the emperor and Henry XIV, who allied with his father-in-law John I of Bohemia. Some months after the reconciliation with Louis IV in February 1339 Henry died from leprosy and was succeeded by his son John I, Duke of Bavaria.
- John I, Duke of Bavaria (29 November 1329 – 20 December 1340)
- Henry of Wittelsbach (1330). Died within the year of his birth.
An illegitimate son named Eberhard is also mentioned in genealogies. Nothing is known of his mother and later life.
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|Ancestors of Henry XIV, Duke of Bavaria|
- Boehm & Fajt 2005, p. xvi.
- Boehm, Barbara Drake; Fajt, Jiri, eds. (2005). Prague: The Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437. Yale University Press.
- Cawley, Charles, His listing along with his wife . The project "involves extracting and analysing detailed information from primary sources, including contemporary chronicles, cartularies, necrologies and testaments.", Medieval Lands database, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy
- Marek, Miroslav. "A listing of descendants of Otto I, Count of Scheyern, including Henry XIII and his children". Genealogy.EU.
- A pedigree of him
Henry XIV, Duke of BavariaBorn: 1305 Died: 1339
| Duke of Lower Bavaria with Otto IV