Matilda of Habsburg (1251–1304)

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Matilda of Habsburg (1251–1304)

Duchess of Bavaria and countess Palatine . Name variations: Mathilda or Mathilde of Hapsburg. Born in 1251; died on December 22, 1304, in Munich; daughter of Rudolf I (1218–1291), king of Germany (r.1273), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1273–1291), and Anna of Hohenberg (c. 1230–1281); sister of Albert I (b. 1250), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1298–1308 but not crowned); sister of Catherine of Habsburg (c. 1254–1282) and Clementia of Habsburg (d. 1293); third wife of Louis II the Stern (1229–1294), count Palatine (r. 1253–1294), duke of Bavaria (r. 1255–1294); children: Ludwig, also known as Louis IV (1287–1347), Holy Roman emperor (r. 1314–1347); Rudolf or Rudolph I (b. 1274), duke of Bavaria (1294–1317), Elector Palatine (r. 1294–1319).

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