Rudolph I, Count Palatine of Tübingen

Rudolph I, Count Palatine of Tübingen (1160 – 17 March 1219) was the eldest son of Count Palatine Hugo II of Tübingen. Around 1183, he founded the Premonstratensian Bebenhausen Abbey as a burial place for his family.

Rudolph I, Count Palatine of Tübingen
Siegel des Pfalzgrafen Rudolf I. von Tübingen.jpg
Seal of Rudolph I[1]
Born1160
Died(1219-03-17)17 March 1219
Noble familyHouse of Nagold
Spouse(s)Matilda of Gleiberg
FatherHugo II, Count Palatine of Tübingen
MotherElisabeth of Bregenz

He married Matilda, Countess of Gleiberg and heir of Giessen (d. 1206). They had three sons.[2]

  • Rudolph II (c. 1185 – 1 November 1247), inherited Horb, Herrenberg and Tübingen.
  • Hugo V (c. 1185 – 26 July 1216)
  • William, Count of Asperg-Giessen (c. 1190c. 1252/1256)

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Friedrich Karl Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Waldenburg: Über die Siegel der Pfalzgrafen von Tübingen, Stuttgart, 1862
  2. ^ Bernhard Peter: Photos of ancient arms, Nr. 1215