Richardis of Bavaria
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|Richardis of Bavaria|
|Died||7 December 1231|
|Buried||Church of Our Lady in Roermond|
|Noble family||House of Wittelsbach|
|Spouse(s)||Otto I, Count of Guelders|
|Father||Otto I Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria|
|Mother||Agnes of Loon|
Richardis of Bavaria (1173 in Kelheim – 7 December 1231 in Roermond) was a German noblewoman. She was a daughter of Count Palatine Otto I of Bavaria, who later became the first Wittelsbach Duke of Bavaria, and his wife Agnes of Loon.
In 1186, she married Otto I. Together, they had the following children:
- Henry of Guelders (d. 1198). He was betrothed in 1197 to Aleidis, a daughter of Dirk VII, Count of Holland. However, he died in 1198 before the wedding could take place.
- Gerard III (1185–1229).
- Adelaide (d. 1218), married William I, Count of Holland.
- Otto (1193–1213), was Bishop of Utrecht as Otto I
- Irmgard, married Adolph, Count of Altena and Mark, son of Frederick I, Count of Berg-Altena and his wife Alveradis.
- Margaret, married Lothar III, Count of Hochstadt
- Matilda, married Henry II, Count of Nassau.
- Chronologia Johannes de Beke 61, p. 141.
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