Rudolph I, Count Palatine of Tübingen

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Rudolph I, Count Palatine of Tübingen
Siegel des Pfalzgrafen Rudolf I. von Tübingen.jpg
Seal of Rudolph I[1]
Spouse(s) Matilda of Gleiberg
Noble family House of Nagold
Father Hugo II, Count Palatine of Tübingen
Mother Elisabeth of Bregenz
Born 1160
Died 17 March 1219(1219-03-17)

Rudolph I, Count Palatine of Tübingen (1160 – 17 March 1219) was the eldest son of Count Palatine Hugo II of Tübingen. Around 1183, he founded the Premonstratensian Bebenhausen Abbey as a burial place for his family.

He married Matilda, Countess of Gleiberg and heir of Giessen (d. 1206). They had three sons.[2]

  • Rudolph II (c. 1185 – 1 November 1247), inherited Horb, Herrenberg and Tübingen.
  • Hugo V (c. 1185 – 26 July 1216)
  • William, Count of Asperg-Giessen (c. 1190c. 1252/1256)


  1. ^ Friedrich Karl Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg: Über die Siegel der Pfalzgrafen von Tübingen, Stuttgart, 1862
  2. ^ Bernhard Peter: Photos of ancient arms, Nr. 1215