Sophie, Countess of Bar

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About Sophie, Countess of Bar

b) SOPHIE de Lotharingia ([1018]-21 Jan 1093). The Chronicon Sancti Michælis, monasterii in pago Virdunensi names "duabus puellulis Sophia et Beatrice" as daughters of the son of "duce Theodorico", specifying that the empress was their amita and that she adopted them after their father died[146]. The Gesta Episcoporum Virdunensium names (in order) "Beatrix…et Sophia" daughters of "iunior Frederici", specifying that Sophia married "Ludovico de Monzione comiti"[147]. The Chronicle of Alberic de Trois-Fontaines names "comitissa Barri…Sophia" as wife of "comiti Montionis Ludovico", specifying that she was sister of "Beatrix marchisa" but incorrectly naming "Sigefridi fratris Frederici" as their father[148]. Her share of the succession of her brother consisted of the abbey of Saint-Mihiel and its dependencies, the castles of Bar, Amance and Mousson, the southern part of her family's ancestral lands[149]. Her territories were threatened by Eudes II Comte de Blois, who had challenged the succession of Emperor Konrad II to the kingdom of Burgundy in 1032. Comte Eudes captured Bar 14 Nov 1037 but was defeated and killed at Commercy by the emperor's troops[150]. She entered into possession of her lands at the time of her marriage[151]. Pibon Bishop of Toul granted privileges to the priory of Laître sous Amance, founded by "comitissæ Sophiæ", by charter dated 1076 under which she declared the castle of Amance belonged to "Theodericus dux, comitissæ avus" who had inherited it from "comiti Folmaro in Asmantia"[152]. The Obituaire de Saint-Mansuy records the death "21 Jan" of "Sophia comitissa"[153]. m (1038) LOUIS de Mousson, Comte de Montbéliard, Altkirch and Ferrette, son of --- & his wife Hildegarde [im Nordgau] ([1015]-[29 Aug 1071/1076]).

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Sophie of Bar

Sophie, born about 1018, died June 21 in 1093▼, was a countess of Bar and Monsoon.

She was the daughter of Frederick II, Count of Bar Duke of Upper Lorraine and Mathilde of Swabia.

At the death of his brother Frederick III, his aunt, Gisela of Swabia, married the Holy Roman Emperor Conrad II, the collected and his sister Beatrice. Sophie inherited the counties of Bar and Mousson, while Conrad II gave the Upper Lorraine to a cousin, the Duke of Lower Lorraine Gothelo I..

She married in 1038 Louis (1019 † 1073), Count of Montbéliard, of Altkirch and of Ferrette and had:

  1. Thierry (1045 † 1105), Count of Montbéliard, Bar and Monsoon.
  2. Bruno
  3. Louis, cited in 1080
  4. Friedrich († 1092), Marquis of Susa▼
  5. Sophie, married Folmar, Count Froburg
  6. Beatrice († 1092), married Berthold I of Zähringen († 1078), Duke of Carinthia
  7. Matilda, married Hugh de Dagsburg († 1089)

►from Nederlands version (8 March 2011, at 11:59):

  • Sophia of Bar (c. 1020 - January 21 or 21 June 1093 )
  • Frederick (died June 29, 1091), Lord of Lutzelbourg , was initially against King Rudolf of Rheinfelden . Then went to Italy and made ​​himself useful as a military commander of his aunt and his cousin Beatrix Matilda of Tuscany . He married in 1080 in Turin (city) Agnes of Savoy (c. 1068 - after 1110) and became Margrave of Susa . Buried in the St. Paul Church in Canossa . After his death, Agnes nun, and captured Henry IV (emperor) of the Tuscany and the margrave Susa.

Sources [ edit ] Sophie von Ober-Lothringen, Gräfin von Sundgau Pfirter


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Sophie, Countess of Bar's Timeline

Upper Lorraine, France
Bar-Le-Duc, Meuse, France
Bar-Le-Duc, Meuse, Lorraine, France
Bar-Le-Duc, Meuse, France
Bar le Duc, Meuse (F)
Bar-Le-Duc, Meuse, France
Bar, France
Montbeliard, Doubs, Franche-Comet, France
January 21, 1093
Age 80
Montbéliard, France