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Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia

Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia

Count of Gorizia and bailiff of Aquileia
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Intro Count of Gorizia and bailiff of Aquileia
Gender male
Birth 1 January 1200
Death 1 January 1220
Family
Father: Engelbert IICount of Gorizia
Spouse: Matilda of Andechs
Children: Meinhard ICount of Gorizia-Tyrol
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Biography

Engelbert III, Count of Gorizia (died 1220) was a member of the Meinhardiner dynasty. He ruled the County of Gorizia from 1191 until his death.

Engelbert's father was Engelbert II, Count Palatine of Carinthia and Count of Gorizia. His mother was Adelaide, the daughter of Count Otto I of Wittelsbach. In 1191, Engelbert II inherited the County of Gorizia jointly with his brother Meinhard II. During his reign, Engelbert acquired the title of Vogt of Aquileia. He also acted as bailiff of Millstatt.

In 1183, he married a noble lady named Matilda. In 1190, he remarried, to Matilda of Andechs, Countess of Pisino, the daughter of Berthold I of Istria, Count of Andechs (as Berthold III) and Margrave of Istria (as Berthold I). The latter Matilda was the mother of his successor Meinhard III.

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