Name: Henry III ?The Illustrious? of Meissen
Birth: ABT 1215
Death: 15 FEB 1288 in Dresden
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Change Date: 22 NOV 2008
Henry was the youngest son of Dietrich of Meissen and Jutta of Thuringia. In 1221 he succeeded his father, as Margrave of Meissen of the Wettin dynasty, under guardianship of his maternal uncle, Ludwig the Saint, and after his death in 1227, under that of Duke Albrecht II of Brandenburg.
In 1230 he was legally proclaimed an adult and in 1234 married with Constantia, the daughter of Duke Leopold VI of Austria.
Father: Dietrich ?The Oppressed? von Meissen
Mother: Jutta van Thüringen
Constantia of Austria b: 6 APR 1212
- Albert II ?the Degenerate? of Meissen b: 1240