Otto IV, Count of Scheyern

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Otto V, Count of Wittelsbach
Bornc. 1083
Died(1156-08-04)4 August 1156
Noble familyHouse of Wittelsbach
Spouse(s)Heilika of Pettendorf-Lengenfeld
FatherEckhard I, Count of Scheyern

Otto V, Count of Wittelsbach (c. 1083 – 4 August 1156), also called Otto IV, Count of Scheyern, was the second son of Eckhard I, Count of Scheyern. Otto named himself Otto of Wittelsbach, after Wittelsbach Castle near Aichach. He served Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, in his first Italian Expedition in 1110–1111. Emperor Henry V already addressed him as Otto Count of "Witlinesbac" in a document in 1115. From 1120 onwards, he was Count palatine of Bavaria.

Marriage and children[edit]

Otto married Heilika of Pettendorf-Lengenfeld, a daughter of Count Frederick III of Pettendorf-Lengenfeld-Hopfenohe, on 13 July 1116.

Their marriage produced eight children:


Otto IV, Count of Scheyern
Born: 1083 Died: 4 August 1156
German royalty
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Engelbert I
Count Palatine of Bavaria
Succeeded by
Otto VI