Heinrich von Siegburg

Heinrich von Siegburg was a twelfth century Bishop of Poznań in Poland, he was little known for his career or episcipal work but was active under the rule of Bolesław III Wrymouth.

Michaelsberg Abbey

A German, his home monastery was Michaelsberg Abbey, Siegburg, where he was for a time chaplain to Anno II, Archbishop of Cologne.

According to Gerard Labuda he is the "abbot" in the Life of Saint Henry who was familiar with Otto of Bamberg.[1] At any rate Heinrich arrived in Poland from Germany with Otto about 1080 and became Bishop of Poznań in 1103.

Heinrich died July 8 in either 1105 or 1109.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gerard Labuda: Historical Sketches tenth and eleventh century: the History of the organization of the Church in Poland in the early Middle Ages, Poznań 2004, pages 382-384
  2. ^ Tadeusz Wasilewski, "Church regal[clarification needed] in tenth and eleventh century and his superior Polish bishop", Historical Quarterly, vol. 92, 1985, p. 752
Religious titles
Preceded by
Eckhard
Archbishop of Poznań
1103–1109
Succeeded by
Paweł