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Albert II, Duke of Bavaria-Straubing

 

Albert II, Duke of Bavaria-Straubing


Duke Albert II or Albrecht (1368 – January 21, 1397, Kelheim) was a feudal co-regent, with his father Albert I, Duke of Bavaria, in the counties of Holland, Hainaut, and Zeeland in the Low Countries. Additionally, from 1389 until his death in 1397, he administered the Bavarian province of Straubing in the name of his father, it being his Bavarian ducal line's appanage and seat. Albert II's mother was Margaret of Brieg, great granddaughter of Wenceslaus II of Bohemia.

Biography

Albert II spent most of his time in Straubing, arranged tournaments, ordered the introduction of road surfaces but also encouraged the church. He did not intervene in the internal conflict of his cousins, the three sons of his uncle Stephen II, Duke of Bavaria but supported their war against a confederation of cities in Swabia and the archbishop of Salzburg. Albert visited the Low Countries several times and fought against the Frisians in 1396 alongside his father and his elder brother William II. Albert died after his return journey, in Kelheim.

Ancestors

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Louis II, Duke of Bavaria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matilda of Habsburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Albert I, Duke of Bavaria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
William I, Count of Hainaut
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Margaret II, Countess of Hainault
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jeanne of Valois
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Albert II, Duke of Bavaria
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bolesław III the Generous
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ludwik I the Fair
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Margaret of Bohemia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Margaret of Brieg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Henry IV the Faithful
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agnes of Głogów
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Matilda of Brandenburg
 
 
 
 
 
 
Albert II, Duke of Bavaria
Born: 1368 Died: 21 January 1397
Preceded by
Albert I
Duke of Bavaria-Straubing
1389-1397
With: Albert I
Succeeded by
Albert I

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