Eberhard (archbishop of Trier)
Eberhard (c. 1010 – 15 April 1066) was the Archbishop of Trier from 1047 until his death.
|Archbishop of Trier|
|Diocese||Electorate of Trier|
|Died||5 April 1066|
In 1048, he travelled to Rome with the Bishop of Toul to attend his confirmation as Pope Leo IX and to himself be consecrated Archchancellor of Gaul. In 1049, he traveled to Rheims and Mainz to help promote ecclesiastical reform in the Lotharingian church.
In 1056, he joined Anno II, Archbishop of Cologne, Godfrey III, Duke of Lower Lorraine, and Henry I, Count Palatine of Lotharingia, in supporting the empress Agnes of Poitou during her regency. Also in 1056 he finished the construction of the north tower of Trier Cathedral. Nine years later, in 1065, Eberhard consecrated Henry IV as King of Germany.
Eberhard died in Trier in 1066 and was buried in the College of St. Paul.
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