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Otto I, Count of Scheyern-Dachau-Valley

Otto I, Count of Scheyern-Dachau-Valley

German nobleman
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German nobleman
Gender male
Birth Dachau
Death Valley
Family
Father: Arnold I. von Scheyern
Children: Konrad I. von Valley
The details
Biography

Otto I, Count of Scheyern-Dachau-Valley (also known as Otto of Dachau-Valley; d. after 5 November 1130) was a German nobleman. He was a son of Count Arnold I of Scheyern and his wife, Beatrix of Reipersberg. Otto I was the founder of the Scheyern-Dachau-Valley line.

Life

He acquired the town of Grub via his wife. In 1122, he founded the town of Bernried am Starnberger See and became its vogt. In 1124, he acquired Dachau and the County of Valley (Valley, Bavaria). The branch of the House of Wittelsbach which descended from him, was named after these possessions.

Marriage and issue

Otto married Adelaide of Weilheim. Together, they had five children:

  • Gebhard (d. 1141)
  • Conrad I (d. 1175)
  • Adelaide, married Count Engelbert II of Gorizia
  • Otto II (d, c.‚ÄČ1170/1172)
  • Matilda

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