Hermann II, count of Werl

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Hermann von Werl, Graf von Werl

Birthdate: (44)
Birthplace: Werl, Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Death: circa 1024 (36-52)
Immediate Family:

Son of Hermann, count of Arnsberg-Werl and Gerberge of Burgundy
Husband of Godila von Rothenburg
Father of Adalbert von Werl; Konrad von Werl; Heinrich II, Graf von Werl; Graf Bernhard II von Werl; Rudolf von Werl, Ii. and 1 other
Brother of Rudolf von Werl, Graf im Mittleren Friesland and Bernhard I, count of Werl
Half brother of Matilde of Swabia; Gisela of Swabia, Holy Roman Empress; Hermann III von Öhningen, duke of Swabia; Brigitta (Beatrix) von Eppenstein, Markgräfin von Kärnten and Berchtold of Swabia

Occupation: Graf von Werl, Greve i Westfalen
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About Hermann II, count of Werl

Graf im Lochtropgau 997.  Graf 1016/17.  Vogt of Kloster Werden, until 1019.  Graf im Dreingau 1019.  Graf im Lerigau 1020.  Graf von Werl 1024. 

Graf von Werl, Im Lochtrop, Leri- und Dreingau sowie graf im Bistrum Osnabrück. Auserdem war er Vogt der Stifte Werden, Liesborn, Meschede und Oedingen.



Graf Hermann [I] & his wife had three children:
a) HERMANN [II] von Werl (-after 14 Sep [1029]).

  • "Otto tercius…Romanorum imperator augustus" granted privileges to Kloster Oedingen founded by "matrona Gerberga…in comitatu Herimanni eius filii" to the monks of the Marienkapelle at Aachen by charter dated 18 May 1000[978].
  • Thietmar names "Count Hermann son of Gerberga" when recording his dispute with Dietrich Bishop of Münster in 1016[979].
  • Graf im Lochtropgau 997.
  • Graf 1016/17.
  • Vogt of Kloster Werden, until 1019.
  • Graf im Dreingau 1019.
  • Graf im Lerigau 1020.
  • Graf von Werl 1024.
  • "Herimanni comitis et filiorum eius Heinrici, Counradi, Athelberti, Bernhardi" witnessed a donation of property dated "Id Sep 1024" by "Hildigunda abbatissa de Gesike" and one dated "XVIII Kal Oct [1029]" by "Brun comes cum uxore sua Ida"[980].
  • m [firstly] ---.
  • [m secondly (1007) as her second husband, GODILA, widow of LOTHAR [III] von Walbeck Markgraf der Nordgau, daughter of WERNER [Graf von Rothenburg] & his wife --- (-1015).
  • Thietmar names a "nobly born woman from the West…Godila" as wife of Lothar, naming her father Werner and specifying that her cousin was Wicfrid Bishop of Verdun[981].
  • Thietmar records that Godila remained unmarried for four years after her husband died then married secondly "her relative Hermann"[982].
  • Godila's second husband has been identified as Hermann [II] Graf von Werl[983]. If this is correct she must have been his second wife as Thietmar records that "she was denied any hope of future offspring" as she was excommunicated for the marriage, her husband being "her relative"[984].]
  • Graf Hermann [II] & his [first] had four children:
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Hermann II, count of Werl's Timeline

Werl, Lippe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Age 27
Age 28
Age 28
Age 30
Werl, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Age 44