Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia

Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia (died 1220) was a member of the Meinhardiner dynasty. He ruled the County of Gorizia from 1191 until his death.

Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia
Arms of the house of Gorizia.svg
Coat of arms of the Albertine line of the Meinhardiner dynasty, the Counts of Gorizia, in the Ingeram Codex, 1459
Noble familyMeinhardiner
Matilda of Andechs
IssueMeinhard I
FatherEngelbert II, Count of Gorizia
MotherAdelaide of Scheyen-Dachau-Valley

Engelbert's father was Engelbert II, Count Palatine of Carinthia and Count of Gorizia. His mother was Adelaide, the daughter of Count Otto I of Wittelsbach. In 1191, Engelbert III inherited the County of Gorizia jointly with his brother Meinhard II. During his reign, Engelbert acquired the title of Vogt of Aquileia. He also acted as bailiff of Millstatt.

In 1183, he married a noble lady named Matilda, Countess of Pisino. In 1190, he remarried, to Matilda of Andechs, the daughter of Margrave Berthold I of Istria.[1] The latter Matilda was the mother of his successor Meinhard III.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lyon 2013, p. 182.


  • Lyon, Jonathan R. (2013). Princely Brothers and Sisters: The Sibling Bond in German Politics, 1100–1250. Cornell University Press.

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Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia
 Died: 1220
Preceded by Count of Gorizia
With: Meinhard II
Succeeded by