Frederick Barbarossa

  • (noun): Holy Roman Emperor from 1152 to 1190; conceded supremacy to the pope; drowned leading the Third Crusade (1123-1190).
    Synonyms: Frederick I, Barbarossa

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Duchy Of Merania - History - House of Andechs
... Conrad II of Merania and 1173 had been appointed Margrave of Istria and Carniola by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa ... II of Burgundy, a granddaughter of Frederick Barbarossa, whereby he acquired the Free County of Burgundy in 1208 ... in the assassination of the German king, Frederick Barbarossa's son Philip of Swabia probably an intrigue contrived by their rivaling Wittelsbach cousins ...
Richeza Of Poland, Queen Of Castile - Life - Countess of Provence
... The unstable relations of King Ferdinand II with the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa (cousin of Richeza) and the Antipope Victor IV added further difficulties to the ... Frederick Barbarossa also wanted to win to his side Count Ramon Berenguer IV, who entered in an alliance with the kings of France, Castile and León ... of Toulouse, by her cousin the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa around 1166 at the same time, the now Countess Douce II of Provence was engaged to the future Raymond VI ...
Hohenstaufen Dynasty - Ruling in Germany - Frederick Barbarossa
... Frederick III and I, known as Frederick Barbarossa because of his red beard, struggled throughout his reign to restore the power and prestige of the German ... As royal access to the resources of the church in Germany was much reduced, Frederick was forced to go to Italy to find the finances needed to restore the king's power in Germany ... but the fear of Imperial domination caused them to join ranks to fight Frederick ...
Maritime Republics - Relationships - Genoa and Pisa - Second War
... When Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa came to Italy to oppose the power of the Italian cities, Genoa gave their support to the imperial cause, although ... In 1162 and 1163 Frederick I granted Pisa great privileges ... The conflict had a pause in the event of the fourth descent in Italy of the emperor Frederick Barbarossa, but continued soon after his depart ...

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