Herman III, Margrave of Baden
Hermann III of Baden
|Margraviate of Baden|
|Reign||1130 – 1160|
|Predecessor||Hermann II of Baden|
|Successor||Hermann IV of Baden|
|Died||16 January 1160|
|Noble family||House of Zähringen|
|Spouse(s)||Bertha von Lothringen|
Maria of Bohemia
|Father||Hermann II of Baden|
|Mother||Judith von Hohenberg|
Faithfully devoted to the Staufens, Hermann III came in conflict with his relatives from Zähringen-Swabia. In 1140 he participated in the siege of Weibtreu castle, and received the bailiwick of Selz in Alsace.
In 1151 the margravate of Verona was taken from Ottokar III of Styria and conferred on Hermann III. A deed of donation exists from 1153, that states Frederick I bought Castle Besigheim from Hermann III.
Hermann III fought in the first Italian campaign of Emperor Frederick I, and gained the title margrave of Verona.
Marriage and childrenEdit
- Hermann IV (d. September 13, 1190)
- Gertrud (d. before 1225) who married in 1180 Graf Albrecht von Dagsburg (d. 1211)
Hermann III was buried in the Augustine Monastery in Backnang.
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Hermann II of Baden
| Margrave of Baden
Hermann IV of Baden