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|Lord of Lippe|
|Spouse(s)|| Sophie of Cuijck-Arnsberg|
Sophie of Ravensberg-Vechta
|Father||Herman II, Lord of Lippe|
|Mother||Oda of Tecklenburg|
Bernard III, Lord of Lippe (c. 1194 –c. 1265) was a German nobleman. He was the ruling Lord of Lippe from 1229 until his death.
Bernard III was the son of Lord Herman II and his wife, Oda of Tecklenburg. His father fell in battle in 1229, and Bernard III succeeded him as Lord of Lippe. After 1232, he would style himself by the grace of God, and sometimes Count of Lippe.
Herman II, Lord of Lippe was a ruling Lord of Lippe.
Bernard was bellicose, like his brothers and his grandfather Bernard I. He was diocesan administrator of the Bishopric of Paderborn from 1254 to 1256. Some authors consider him the founder of Lippe as a territorial entity. Via his brother, Bishop Simon I of Paderbron he acquired furthers offices, and reorganized the church in his principality.
Bernard I was the first Lord of Lippe. He reigned from 1123 through 1158.
A diocesan administrator is a provisional ordinary of a Roman Catholic particular church.
He promoted the cities of Horn and Blomberg. He had a dispute with the city of Lippstadt, because it would not allow him to build a castle. He also fought feuds against the cities of Ravensberg and Sternberg, and against the House of Waldeck. His frequent feuds weakened the House of Lippe.
Horn-Bad Meinberg is a German city in the Principality of Lippe in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia on the edge of the Teutoburg forest. The district Bad Meinberg is a spa resort. It has 17,185 inhabitants (2013). It was formed in 1970 by merging various other municipalities that had grown together, including Bad Meinberg and Horn - the new entity's original name was Bad Meinberg-Horn, before taking its present name.
Blomberg is a town in the Lippe district of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, with c. 15,300 inhabitants (2013)
Lippstadt is a town in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is the largest town within the district of Soest. Lippstadt is situated about 60 kilometres east of Dortmund, 40 kilometres south of Bielefeld and 30 kilometres west of Paderborn.
Bernard III married twice. 1210–c. 1245). She was the daughter of Count Gottfried II of Arnsberg and Rietberg and his wife Elisabeth. Bernard III and Sophie had the following children together:Around 1230, he married Sophie of Cuijck-Arnsberg (c.
Bernhard IV, Lord of Lippe was a ruling Lord of Lippe.
Otto III of Ravensberg was Count of Ravensberg from 1249 until his death.
Hildebold of Wunstorf , also Hildbold , was the Prince-Archbishop of Bremen from 1258 until his death.
Bernard remarried after Sopie's death; in 1248 he married Sophie of Ravensberg-Vechta c. 1220– after 3 June 1285), a daughter of Count Otto II of Ravensberg and Countess Sophie of Oldenburg. From this marriage, Bernard had four more children:
Floris IV, Count of Holland from 1222 to 1234. He was born at The Hague, a son of William I of Holland and his first wife, Adelaide of Guelders
Lippe was a historical state in Germany, ruled by the House of Lippe. It was located between the Weser River and the southeast part of the Teutoburg forest.
The Prince-Bishopric of Paderborn was an ecclesiastical principality (Hochstift) of the Holy Roman Empire from 1281 to 1802.
Bernard II was Lord of Lippe from 1167 through 1196. He founded the towns of Lippstadt and Lemgo.
William VIII of Jülich, Count of Ravensberg was the youngest son of William VII of Jülich, 1st Duke of Berg and Anna of the Palatinate.
Bernhard VIII, Count of Lippe was from 1547 until his death in 1563 ruling the County of Lippe.
Count Frederick Charles Augustus of Lippe-Biesterfeld was a Count of Lippe and Lord of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Sternberg and Schwalenberg and a Knight of the Order of the Red Eagle.
Bernard VII of Lippe was the ruler of the Lordship of Lippe from 1429 until his death. Because of the many bloody feuds in which he was involved, he was nicknamed "the Bellicose". He is the longest-ever ruling European nobleman.
Bernhard V, Lord of Lippe was a member of the House of Lippe and was Lord of Rheda from 1344 until his death.
Herman II, Count of Weimar-Orlamünde was a member of the House of Ascania. He ruled the County of Weimar-Orlamünde from 1206 until his death.
Simon I, Lord of Lippe ruled Lippe from 1273 until his death in 1344.
Simon III, Lord of Lippe was Lord of Lippe from 1360 until his death.
Simon I, Count of Tecklenburg was Count of Tecklenburg from 1156 until his death.
Adelaide of Waldeck was a daughter of Lord Henry III of Waldeck and his wife Matilda of Arnsberg-Cuyk.
Nicholas II of Tecklenburg was the ruling Count of Tecklenburg from 1388 until his death.
Henry III, Lord of Waldeck was a German nobleman. He was the eldest son of Count Adolph I of Waldeck and Schwalenberg, from his first marriage with Sophie.
Otto IV, Count of Ravensberg was a German nobleman. He was the ruling Count of Ravensberg from 1306 until his death.
Bernard III, Lord of LippeBorn:c. 1194 Died:c. 1265
| Lord of Lippe |
| Succeeded by|
| Lord of Rheda|