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William IV, Count of Jülich[1]

Male Abt 1210 - 1278  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name William IV  
    Suffix Count of Jülich 
    Born Abt 1210 
    Gender Male 
    Acceded 1217 
    Count of Jülich 
    • William's father joined the Crusades in 1217 and died in the Siege of Damietta in 1218. William succeeded his father as Count of Jülich under the guardianship of his uncle, Eberhard of Hengenbach .
    excommunicated 1268 
    • William captured Engelbert II von Falkenburg , Archbishop of Cologne, and held him captive in the castle of Nideggen until 1270/71, again forcing the Archbishop to recognize all of William's Cologne fiefs. As a result of this action, William was excommunicated by Pope Clement IV from 1268 to 1270.
    Died 16 Mar 1278 
    Notes 
    Person ID I48601  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 24 May 2013 

    Father William III of Jülich, Count of Jülich,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mathilde of Limburg,   b. Abt 1192,   d. Aft 1234  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1210 
    Family ID F14049  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret of Guelders,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. William of Jülich,   d. 1278
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F13692  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1728] Wikipedia-The Free Encyclopedia, (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page the free encyclopedia).