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Beatrix von Andechs-Meranien was born 1210 to Otto I. von Andechs-Meranien (-1234) and Beatrice II de Bourgogne (1191-1231) and died 9 February 1271 of unspecified causes. She married Hermann II. von Orlamünde (c1184-1247) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), Hugh Capet (c940-996), William I of England (1027-1087). Ancestors are from France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, the Byzantine Empire.

She was a heiress to Plassenburg Castle, with Kulmbach and Mittelberg and the Lordship of Berneck, including Goldkronach, Meinau, Wirsberg, Pretzendorf (now called Himmelkron), Zwernitz Castle and Trebgast.

Children


Offspring of Hermann II. von Orlamünde and Beatrix von Andechs-Meranien (1210-1271)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Otto von Orlamünde (c1232)
Hermann III. von Orlamünde (c1234-1283)
Albrecht II. von Weimar (c1239-1283)
Otto III. von Orlamünde (1244-1285) 1244 13 May 1285 Agnes von Leiningen (1240-bef1300)

Sophie von Orlamünde (c1240-aft1258)




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