Frederick II, Count of Diessen
Frederick II of Dießen (also known as Frederick I of Regensburg; 1005 – 1075) was a German nobleman. He is documented as bailiff (Vogt) of the Regensburg cathedral chapter in 1035. He is one of the earliest known ancestors of the Counts of Andechs.
|Count of Dießen|
St. Blaise Abbey
|Noble family||House of Andechs|
|Spouse(s)||Hadamut of Eppenstein|
Irmgard of Gilching
Tuta of Regensburg
|Father||Frederick of Dießen|
|Mother||Hemma of Swabia|
His father was Count Frederick of Dießen (d. c. 1030), a relative of the legendary Bavarian count Rasso (d. 954), who administered the area around Dießen and Haching. His mother was Hemma, a daughter of Duke Conrad I of Swabia.
He became Domvogt of Regensburg in 1035. In 1055, he became Count in the Sempt area.
Marriages and issue
Frederick married three times:
- Hadamut (d. 1060), a daughter of Eberhard of Eppenstein. Together, they had one daughter:
- Irmgard of Gilching. Together, they had the following children:
- Uta, married Kuno of Rott, Count palatine of Bavaria
- Arnold (d. after 1091), succeeded his father as Count of Dießen
- Frederick, succeeded as Vogt of the cathedral chapter of Regensburg
- Meinhard (d. after 1070), succeeded as Count of Gilching
- Liutgard, married Count Adalbert I of Bogen
- Berthold, Count jure uxoris of Schwarzenburg
- Tuta, a daughter of the Vogt Hartwig I of Regensburg. This marriage was childless.