Name: William of Winchester
Suffix: Lord of Lunenburg
Birth: 11 APR 1184 in Winchester, England
Death: 13 DEC 1213
Change Date: 26 AUG 2010
William of Winchester, William Longsword, or William of Lüneburg, was the youngest son of Duke Henry the Lion.
William was born in England during his father's exile; he remained there when Henry returned to Saxony and was raised at Richard Lionheart's court. When Henry died in 1195, William inherited Henry's properties around Lüneburg, near Lauenburg, and in the eastern Harz.
In 1202, William married Helen, daughter of King Valdemar I of Denmark. Their only child was Otto (1204-1252), who inherited his father's property.
Father: Henry V ?The Lion Duke? of Bavaria & Saxony
Mother: Matilda Plantagenet
Helen of Denmark
- Otto I of Brunswick-Luneburg