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Duchy of Saxony


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Liudolfing House

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Ascanian House

House of Welf

Gebhardt, B., Handbuch der deutschen Geschichte (9th edn., 4 vols. in 5 pts., Stuttgart, 1970–6).Jordan, K., Henry the Lion (Oxford, 1986).

850–866

Liudolf (military chief in Saxony under the East Frankish crown from c.850)

866–880

Bruno (son)

880–912

Otto I, the Noble (brother)

912–936

Henry I, the Fowler (son; king of Germany 919)

936–961

Otto II, the Great (son; abdicated; king of Germany 936–73)

961–973

Herman Billung

973–1011

Bernard I (son)

1011–1059

Bernard II (son)

1059–1072

Ordulf (son)

1072–1106

Magnus (son)

1106–1137

Lothair (king of Germany 1125)

1137–1138

Henry II, the Proud (duke of Bavaria 1126; deposed, died 1139)

1138–1142

Albert I, the Bear (abdicated; margrave of Brandenburg 1157–70)

1142–1180

Henry III, the Lion (son of Henry II; Bavaria 1156; deposed, died 1195; award of Saxony to the Ascanian house)

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