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  • ID: I52362
  • Name: Dietrich ?The Oppressed? von Meissen
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 18 JAN 1221
  • Cause: Possibly poisoned by his doctor
  • Note:

    2nd son.
    Dietrich became caught up in dangerous disagreements with the city of Leipzig and the Meißen nobility. After a fruitless siege of Leipzig, in 1217 he agreed to a settlement but then took over the city by trickery, had the city walls taken down and built three castles of his own within the city, full of his own men.
    Margrave Dietrich died on 1211-02-18, possibly poisoned by his doctor, instigated into doing so by the people of Leipzig and the dissatisfied nobility.
  • _UID: 43C161BA56664582BE21D0D8D387EDDE4E75
  • Change Date: 27 AUG 2007

    Father: Dedo V "der Feiste" von Wettin
    Mother: Hedwig von Brandenburg

    Marriage 1 Jutta van Thüringen
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Hedwig von Meissen
    2. Has Children Henry III ?The Illustrious? of Meissen b: ABT 1215
    3. Has Children Sophie von Meissen
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