Uta, Herzogin von Kärnten

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Duchess Uta von Sponheim (von Passau)

French: Ute de Passau, Finnish: Herttuatar Uta von Sponheim (von Passau), German: Herzogin Uta von Sponheim (von Passau)
Also Known As: "Utha von Sulzbach"
Birthplace: Sulzbach, Oberpfalz, Bavaria
Death: 1153 (68-78)
Place of Burial: Seon, Carinthia, Austria
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Count Ulrich von Putten Finnigen Passau, I and Countess Adelaide von Sulzbach
Wife of Duke Engelbert von Sponheim, II
Mother of Mathilde von Sponheim, duchess of Carinthia; Ulrich I, Herzog von Kärnten; Engelbert III von Spanheim, Markgraf von Kärten; Count Rapoto von Ortenburg, I; Adelheid Of Carinthia and 3 others

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About Uta, Herzogin von Kärnten

Wife of Engelbert, Duke of Carinthia.

Engelbert II (died 12 or 13 April 1141) was the Count of Sponheim from 1096 and Margrave of Istria and Carniola from sometime between 1101 and 1107 until 1124. 1108 he was founder of the county of Kraiburg in Bavaria. In 1124, he was raised to the Duchy of Carinthia and held it until his retirement in 1135. He was the son of Egelbert I of Sponheim and his wife Hadwig.

His younger brother Henry III was created Duke of Carinthia in 1122 and Engelbert succeeded him in 1124, having already replaced Poppo II in Carniola.

In February 1111, Engelbert stood as guarantor of Henry V at his imperial coronation.

Engelbert married Uta, daughter of Ulric of Passau. Together they were the parents of the following children:

Engelbert III, succeeded his father in Istria, Carniola and Kraiburg in 1124

Ulric I, succeeded his father in Carinthia in 1135

Henry, Bishop of Troyes in 1145

Matilda, married Theobald IV of Blois

Rapoto I, Count of Ortenburg in 1130 and Kraiburg in 1173

Hartwig, Bishop of Regensburg in 1155

Ida, married William III, Count of Nevers

Uta died after 1140.

See http://www.e-familytree.net/F73/F73778.htm for more information,

speculative research of Rob Salzman (http://www.e-familytree.net/surnames.htm).

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