Siegfried III (archbishop of Mainz)
Siegfried III von Eppstein (died 9 March 1249) was Archbishop of Mainz from 1230 to 1249. He in 1244 granted freedom to the citizens of Mainz, who subsequently could run their affairs more independently though their own council; in law it remained an episcopal city.
- Kathryn Brush, The tomb slab of archbishop Siegfried III von Eppstein in Mainz cathedral : a thirteenth-century image and its interpretative context in: Grabmäler. Tendenzen der Forschung (2000) p. 33-50
- John M. Jeep, Medieval Germany: An Encyclopedia (2001), p. 486.
- André Vauchez, Richard Barrie Dobson, Michael Lapidge, Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages (2000), p. 892.
- The New Cambridge Medieval History V, p. 399.
- Catholic Encyclopedia
- Paul B. Pixton, The German Episcopacy and the Implementation of the Decrees of the Fourth (1995), p. 418.
- CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lorsch Abbey
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- (in German) Tombstone
- "Siegfried III". Germania Sacra people index (in German). Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
- The city rights privilege for Mainz dated 1244 ("digitalised image". Photograph Archive of Old Original Documents (Lichtbildarchiv älterer Originalurkunden). University of Marburg.)
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