Richardis of Bavaria

Richardis of Bavaria (1173 in Kelheim – 7 December 1231 in Roermond) was a German noblewoman. She was a daughter of Count Palatine Otto I of Bavaria, who later became the first Wittelsbach Duke of Bavaria, and his wife Agnes of Loon.

Richardis of Bavaria
Died(1231-12-07)7 December 1231
BuriedChurch of Our Lady in Roermond
Noble familyHouse of Wittelsbach
Spouse(s)Otto I, Count of Guelders
FatherOtto I Wittelsbach, Duke of Bavaria
MotherAgnes of Loon


In 1186, she married Otto I, Count of Guelders. Together, they had the following children:

After her husband died in 1207, she became abbess of the Cistercian abbey in Roermond. She died in Roermond in 1231, and was buried in the Church of Our Lady.


  1. ^ Chronologia Johannes de Beke 61, p. 141.