Philip of Heinsberg

(d. 1191)

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(d. 1191)

Succeeded Rainald of Dassel as imperial chancellor and archbishop of Cologne. Frederick I ‘Barbarossa’ entrusted him with diplomatic missions. His role in the downfall of Henry the Lion won Westphalia for the church of Cologne in 1180.


Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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