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Descendants of LORENTZ Mö(h)RING, Sr., by John A. Mehring

Generation No. 3

      11. VALENTIN3 Mö(h)RING, Joh., Sr. (LORENTZ2, LORENTZ1) was born Abt. 1540 in Gülchsheim über Hemmersheim, Mfr., Bavaria, and died Abt. 1602 in Gülchsheim über Hemmersheim, Mfr., Bavaria. He married Unknown. She died in Gülchsheim über Hemmersheim, Mfr., Bavaria.

Notes for VALENTIN Mö(h)RING, Joh., Sr.:
Joh. VALENTIN Mö(H)RING, SR., (Aka. Möhring), b. Abt. 1540, died Abt. 1602 in Gülchsheim, Mfr.,
Germany. He m. ____?
..Children: Hans (i), Joh. M. (ii), & Valtin Mö(h)ring (iii)... Evang. Lutherans.

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See head of this lineage, Lorentz Mö(h)ring, b. Abt. 1468 Gülchsheim, Mfr., Bavaria for Add-On
to Notes-
LEGENDS of the Family Möringen: House of Alamannish -
Heinrich I, Prince von Möringen, Count of Reischach, Knight, a German Minnesinger, b. Abt.
1150, d. Abt. 1222. He married Adelheid Countess & Heiress of Winnenden, b. Abt. 1190, a dau.
of Gottfried von Winnenden & Rohrsdorf.
..Children: Heinrich II (i), Berthold (ii), Jutta (iii), Gottfried (iv) & Adelheid of Neuffen (v)..

1 - Heinrich II von Moeringen, Count of Neuffen, Knight & Noble, d. Abt. 1275.
2 - Berthold von Moeringen-Neuffen, Cathedral Noble to Augsburg, d. Abt. 1258.
3 - Jutta von Moeringen-Neuffen, d. 1237. She m. Konrad, Cup-Bearer to Winterstetten, d. 1243.
4 - Gottfried von Moeringen-Neuffen (Aka. Neifen), Minnesinger, d. Abt. 1255/59.
5 - ADELHEID von Moeringen-Neuffen, Princess & Heiress. She m. "Hach", Count of NEUFFEN,
to MARSTETTEN (southeast of Stuttgart, Baden, Germany).
(Note: "Hach" is mentioned in thr 6-page Knight von Mohringer Poem)
Source: (
"As a 'retired Knight' (miles emeritus) Prince Heinrich v. Moeringen received from his patron,
Dietrich I, Margrave of Meissen, a pension for his "high personal merits" (alta suave vitae
merita). He transferred this in 1213 to the Monastery St. Thomas in Leipzig, Saxony-Altmark,
Germany, which he entered in 1217. According to 16th century sources, he died there in
1222 after a journey to India (St. Thomas Land). In the last Middle Ages, there was extant a
"Ballad of the Noble Moringer", which transferred onto Heinrich von Morungen the stock
theme of the return of a husband believed lost"..
"Heinrich was a great Singer of his time (Minnesänger, the ones with the harp). He was a friend
of Walther von der Vogeleide - see Wikipedia, the most important singer of the Middle Ages.

"Life -
Almost nothing about his life can be deduced from Heinrich's songs. Possibly he is identical with
the Hendricus de Morungen who is documented in Thüringia. This Hendricus belonged to the class
of minor knights and presumably originated from the castle of Morungen near Sangerhausen. ((Note:
this is high improbable because Sangerhausen is located in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)). As a
"retired knight" (miles emeritus) he received from his patron, Dietrich I, Margrave of Meissen, a
pensions for his "high personal merits" (alta suae vitae merita). He transferred this in 1213 to the
monastery of St. Thomas in Leipzig, which he entered himself in 1217. According to 16th century
sources, he died there in 1222 after a journey to India. In the Late Middle Ages, there was extant
a "Ballad of the Noble Moringer", which transferred onto Heinrich von Morungen the stock theme
of the return of a husband believed lost.
There survive 35 Minnelieder by Heinrich, with 115 verses, of which only 104 are to be found in the
great collection of the Codex Manesse. The melodies have not survived.
Heinrich is a very graphic lyricist: he particularly often makes use of images of shinning (sun, moon,
evening star, gold, jewels, mirrow) as comparisons by which to describe the lady who is being sung
and praised.
An essential theme in Heinrich's work is the demonic nature of Minne, the Middle High German word
for this type of love, which for the mediaeval writers was embodied by the ancient classical goddess
of love, Vensus,. Minne is experienced partly as a magical, pathological, even fatel power, but also
as a religious and mystical experience.
.. Des Minnesangs Frühling, Bd. 1: Teste, ed Hugh Moser & Helmut Tervooren, 38th revised edition,
Stuttgart, 1988 ISBN 3-7776-0448-8.
.. Heinrich von Morungen. Lieder, text. translation and commentary by Helmut Tervooren. (= Reclams
Universal-Bibliothek; Nr. 9797), 3rd edition, Stuttgart, 2003, ISBN 3-15-009797-5.
.. Helmut Tervooren: Heinrich von Morungen, in: Die deutsche Literatur des Mittelalters. Verfasserlexikon,
ed Kurt Ruh et al., 2nd Edition, Vol 3, Berlin, New York, 1981, col. 804-815 ISBN 3-11-008778-2.
External links:
.. Heinrich von Morungen ( in the German
National Library catalogue.
.. - E -Texts of the songs at Mediaevum .de.
.. Digital Facsimile of Heinrich von Morungen's lyrics in the "Codex Manesse" (http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.
de/sammlung2/cpg/cpg848.xml?docname=cpg848&pageid=PAGE0148 (University Library, Heidelberg).
.. "Nein, ja!" ( (Salzburger Ensemble for Ancient Music Dulamans

The Tagelied (dawn song) is a particular form of mediaeval German language lyric, taken and adapted
from the Provencal troubadour tradition (in which it was known as the alba) by the German Minnesinger.
Often in three verses, it depicts the separation of two lovers at the break of day.
The form of the Wechsel (alternating verses by the knight and the lady, but not addressed directly to
each other, so not quite a dialogue as now understood) was introduced by Dietmar von Aist and Heinrich
von Morungen. The tagelied's form and prosody varies over time and with individual poet. The tagelied
does not even consistently use refrains. However, the subject matter of the song made it a very popular
one, and the form's conventions showed up in other lyric poetry and dramatic poetry.
Particular exponents of the genre were among other, Heinrich von Morungen, Wolfram von Eschenbacn,
Walther von der Vogelweide and later Oswald von Wolkenstein. Modern poets who have drawn on the
tradition of the Tagelied include Rainer Maria Rilke, Exra Pound and Peter Rühmkorf. (SOURCE:
St. Thomas Church, Leipzig, Germany -

"There has been a church at the current site of the Thomaskirche since the 12th century. Between 1212
and 1222 the preceeding church became the new St. Thomas Monastery of the Augustinian order. In
1217, the Minnesinger, or troubador (see Minnesang), Heinrich von Morungen bequeathed to the church
a relic of St. Thomas as he entered the canon after a trip to India. After several reconstructions (remains
of an earlier Romanesque church were found during archaeological excavations), the current building, an example of late Gothic architecture, was consecrated by Thilo of Trotha, the Bishop of Merseburg,
on April 10, 1496. The reformed Martin Luther preached here on pentacostal Sunday in 1539. Today, it
is a Lutheran Church. (SOURCE: http: //,_Leipzig.)".

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In Estate Book #669 of Gülchsheim, Mfr., of 1561 (S. 155-156), it is mentioned that on Dec. 19, 1586,
Lorentz's son of Gülchsheim, Valtin Möring and his son-in-law of Pfahlenheim, Mfr., had confirmed
the Contract by an Oath. In 1565, Valtin Möhring was found as a Farmer in Gülchsheim, Mittelfranken,

Valtin Möring, yearly gave- 9 Liter of Corn, 2 Liter of Wheat, 4 Liter of Oats and 2 Hens to Shrove Tuesday.
"Kloster Frauenthal in Württemberg"
Gülchse = Gülchsheim, Report # 213, # 78, (S.4), 1602- Vallentin Möhrins' Widow, Paid 1/4 Gulden & 27
Pfennings for ca. 30 Litre of Fuel. For that Gift present one Hen to Shrove Tuesday for one Garden and
the Agriculture...
Staatsarchiv Würzburg
"In Estate Book # 665 of the State Archives Würzburg under Gülchsheim: All here to Gülchsheim
have we- common the Karthäuser Monastery Tückelhausen- three farms, on it how the Baliff-
excellence, privilege to order and prohibit, head Rights and hand reward how others with
inheritance. The first farm is in three parts to part, on which at present anno 1584 possessed
Lorentz Möring the half farm, Blasius Herrle - Hertlein - one fourth part and Michael Ott one fourth
part. The second courtyard is in two parts to part, that Gilg Schott the half part have. The third
courtyard is still entirely undivided, this possessed by Martin Pfeuffer.
More have how there 2 bushel Corn without all privilege on one good property, the Hans Marckhart
Before the known great Document of 1561 place still, the 1506, the later Möhring's Courtyard in two parts divided to being and man not than the now pay to give without Shrove Tuesday hens. In the
Docu. of 1561 mentioned courtyard gave 1584, 18 bushel Corn, 4 bushel Wheat, 9 bushel Oats and
3 Shrove Tuesday Hens, had again before all times 24 bushel Corn, 6 bushel Wheat, 12 bushel Oats,
measured in the small town of Aub and 6 Shrove Tuesday hens to give, how the Canons to Würzburg
to being and is on Eberhard of Hirschorn, Cathedral Noble to Würzburg in 1339 about 162 Pounds
Heller (farthing) sold becomes. 1357 had the mentioned Noble of Hirschorn of the Monastery
Tückelhausen on the Courtyard, 24 bushel Corn about 300 Pounds Heller sold and the remaining
wheat, oats "Erbs en Erbeissen", "Wicken", Hens with all privilege about God's Will donated. In
Estate Book # 670 (S.529, Lorentz Möhring one perhaps one since great warning in 1583/86 imparted
Then comes our ancestor Lorentz Möring, 1583 out of special privilege because of his long time good
conduct and perhaps old age allowed, one part of the monastery hereditary fief possession his son
and his son-in-law, name is not known- of Pfahlheim to (to the order) leave. This privilege comes 1586,
Lorentz Möring on to know; his son-in-law had manifest the fields, etc., not putting in order according
managed. On his under official request, please through intercession and intercession helper held he
renewed the privilege on lifetime. Shall wider not orderly housekeeping become, so how Lorentz
Möring to punish, he had without remission of the Monastery first mark 10 Florin punishment to give
and to pay.
The Docu. stated: "Actum im Beisein seiner: Lorentz Möring, seines Sohn es zu Gulchse, Valtin Möring
und seines Eydams zu Pfahlheim, welche alle an Aydtstatt darüber angelobt. Den. 19. December. Anno
1586". (Take place in the presence be: Lorentz Möring, his son of Gülchsheim, Valtin Möring, and his
son-in-law to Pfahlheim, well all on Eidesstatt over it on promised, Dec. 19, 1586).
NOTES: Continuation from Anna, Wife of Valentin Mö(h)ring, Jr.:

..(Many of these nobility lineages appear in numerous Documents under new titles; making it
extremely difficult to trace..).

.. Coats of Arms of the Noblemen of Neuffen, (Aka. Neiffen, Nifen, Niffen, Nyffern), Hohenneuffen by Neuffen, Upper Office Nürtingen, Baden, Germany ..
- - - - -
The Coats of Arms of the Noblemen of Neuffen (according to Stälin) mentioned in 1210: 3 Hunting
Horns with one band, over one another, on the Helmet 3 equal Horns, the mouth pointed upwards.
Under the still known Seals succeeding the history of the Noblemen of Neuffen of 1210; Pfalz
Counts of Tüblingen, 1181; Welfen, 1183; Dukes of Zäringen, 1187; Margraves of Baden, 1207;
Noblemen of Hohenlohe, 1207; Counts of Laufen, 1208; Noblemen of Neuffen, 1210.
In the General Land Archives of Karlsruhe, we find one Docu. with the Seal of 1210; one Donation to
the Monastery Salem from H. comes de Niffin et A., (uxor ipfius, und ist gegeben in castro nostro
Winnidin (Winnenden über Waiblingen) anno ab incarnat. dni M-CC-X indict. XIII. Seal inscription of
the dead Haenricus Dei Gratia comes de Nifen. It is good however, to observe one good Seal of
1210; the shield is bare with 3 Hunting Horns; previously mentioned the jewels were found on the
Helmet of later Seals.
Prof. Brunner maintains to establish one connection between the Families "of Neuffen" and "of
Weissenhorn". He believes that the Coats of Arms equality of the two still calls special attention.
One proof for the acceptance of this connection, on the Counts of Marstetten, the Noblemen of Neuffen,
likewise the Coats of Arms of the Noblemen of Weissenhorn, then also the Counts of Marstetten exhibit. The Noblemen of Weissenhorn draw proof from their association with the Monastery Roggenburg. The
Coats of Arms of the Town Weissenhorn and the Counts Fugger, finally possessors of the County Weissenhorn- which also mentions the 3 Hunting Horns.
The relation on Marstetten he gave himself out of the exclusive use this Coat of Arms sign in the known
Seals of the Counts of Marstetten named "of Neuffen", which the proper possession, which to them the
Counts title procured, oneself not without intimation in their Coat of Arms composed have dignity, when
one independent on Marstetten relative to Coat of Arms continuance, equal how they with the acquisition
of the County Graisbach, also the Coat of Arms of the Counts of Marstetten held (according to Wegelin),
3 Hunting Horns. There Siebmacher points towards 2 and 7 of the above mentioned description in covering without ornament on the Helmet, while he instead of the 2 Hunting Horns of the Counts of Neuffen on the Helmet, gave one Hat with one reposed upwards curved Hunting Horns on it. Also
still present is the Helmet seals of the Empire Bailiff Berthold of 1330. Finally we find one greater
Horseman Seal, on the shield of the Coat of Arms of Graisbach, 6 cross-striped (according to
Gabelkover 3----- and 3 deepened lines) on the Helmet the Hunting Horn and on the Horse Rug, the
3 Hunting Horns of Marstetten-Neuffen.
The two pictures are found in the Abb. of the Bayr. Akad. der Wiss, 2m, 447, the Horseman Seal again
without Helmet ornament, well in succession one damage to the seals. Already the mother of Berthold,
Countess Elisabeth of Graisbach, sealed than as Widow of Albrecht, Count of Neuffen, Count of Marstetten, with the Hunting Horn then Helmet ornament, in scription: S. domine Elisabeth, dictas
de Nife (Urk. bei Gabelkover of Aug. 02, 1316). (Ref: The Noblemen of Neuffen and their Possessions
to the County Marstetten and the Town Ulm, C.A. Kornbeck, (S. 45 - 48).
In red, 3 silver Hunting Horns with golden strings one upon another; on the Helmet, red, spread out Hat
with silver brim, on the one silver Hunting Horn with golden string touching. Hd.: red-silver (Siebmacher,
II, 7, No. 6); likewise only than Helmet, 2 Hunting Horns (Wappencodex des Vereines Herold, fel. 225,
No. 2 unter: Nyffern, Frey). With final named Helmet ornament, only the Hunting Horns with red ornament one upon another; on the Helmet one silver and one black Hunting Horn with red strings
(Wappenrolle von Zürich, No. 85).
The Counts title lead the Noblemen of Neuffen regular, first towards the acquisition of the County
Marstetten (von der Litteratur über die Edelfreien v. Neuffen (Neifen) sei erwähntel) C.F. Stälin,
Wirtembergische Geschichte II, 571-586; P.F. von Stälin, I 432 ff.; C.A. Kornbeck, über die Herren
von Neuffen und ihre Bejiehungen zu der Graftschaft Marstetten und der Stadt Ulm, in den
Württembergische Vierteljahresheften für Landesgeschichte, 1880, S. 45-48; O. v. Alberti,
Württembergisches Adels- and Wappenbuch, S. 549)..
These Noblemen lead already in 1210 (s. Reg.), also from the past marriage of the County Marstetten;
Three Hunting Horns with band, one over the other and on the Helmet 3 of the equal horns, outwards
to bend and of the mouth to spear upwards. On their Seal lies oneself these Noblemen east bare the
Helmet together with pierced ornament. (Vergl. Reg. 1241: One such Seal was affixed on the Docu.
of Mar. 12, 1258). The colors of the Coats of Arms varies: in the Parisian Minnesinger handwriting,
find the Hunting Horns silver, the Bans red, the shield Blue: in Grünenbergs Coat of Arms Book (gemachlt, 1483) Bl. 21, the Hunting Horns are gold, the Bands gold, the shield red (Die Abbildung
eines Reiffschen Reitersiegels s. bei Sattler Topogr. Gesch. Fig. ll, zu. S. 232).
The long since flourishing branch of this family, namely the one which the County Marstetten and
later still Graisbach gained, the man stem having already died out in the middle 1300's.
--- SUEVI --- (Cont'd, from NOTES under Margareta, Wife of Lorentz Mö(h)ring, Sr.)

Hermerick, King of the Suevi in Galica (northwestern Spain), b. Abt. 375, d. 440. He m. _____?.
..Children: Rechila (i) & Franta, Princess of the Suevi-Galica (ii)..
The Suevi (Swabians) were a primarily pastorial Germanic tribe from the Elbe basin, related to the
Marcomanni, Quadi and Langobardi. Eventually, they were pushed out on the Elbe area by the Huns'
invasions. About 30,000 Suevi joined the Vandals and the Alans in the great invasion of the Roman
Empire in 406, and arrived in the Iberian peninsula in 409. The Kingdom of the Suevi was perhaps
the first Germanic kingdom recognized by Rome.
1 - Rechila, King of the Suevi, b. Abt. 400, d. 8-448 in Emerita. He m. ___?, Princess of the Visigoths,
b. Abt. 410.
..Children: Rechiarius (i), Frantz (ii), Cartamena (iii) & Flavius Ricomerius de Suevi (iv)..
1a - Rechiarius, King of the Suevi, d. 12-457. He m. ____?, Princess of the Visigoths.
1b - Frantz, King of the Suevi, b. Abt. 422.
1c - Cartamena, Princess of the Suevi, b. Abt. 425. She m. Abt. 440, Gunderic, King of the Burgundians,
b. Abt. 410 in France, d. 473.
..Children: Chilperic II (b. Abt. 441 France) (i), Gunhald (b. Abt. 443 France) (ii), Godegisel (b. Abt.
445 France) (iii) & Gondomar (b. Abt. 447 France), all Kings of the Burgundians (iv)..
1d - Flavius Ricomerius of the Suevi, b. Abt. 430, d. 8-18-472. He m. Alypia of ___?, b. Abt. 450.
..Children: Aunemundus of the Suevi (b. Bef. 472 France) (i)..
Flavius Ricomerius was Magister Militum (456), Patricus (457), and Consul of Rome (459). He was
Commander of the Suevian army. He rebelled against the Roman Empire in 456 at Ravenna, deposing
the Emperor Avitus. The next four emperors were his nominees and puppets: Majorian (457-461); Severus III (461-465); Anthemius (467-472) & Olybrius (472)..
.."Pedigree & Progress" by Sir Anthony Wagner, Publisher: Phillimore & Co., Ltd., London, 1975.
..Justin Swanstrom, mailto:
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Reciario II, King of the Suevi, b. Abt. 508. He m. ___?.
1 - Theodomiro, King of the Suevi, b. Abt. 530, d. 570. He m. ___?.
1a - Ariamiro, King of the Suevi, b. Abt. 555, Bapt. 560 in Agreja Church de Sao Martinho (Saint
Martin) de Cedofeita, d. 583. He m. ___?.
..Children: Eburico Arias (i) & ___?, Prince of the Suevi (ii)..
1a1 - Eburico Arias, King of the Suevi (583), b. Abt. 575. He m. ___?.
After the death of his father Ariamiro, the Visigoth King Leovegildo acted as his regent for his possessions in Lusitania and Galicia. Endeca ururps the Suevi throne and sends Eburico to
become a Benedictine monk in the Monastery of Dume. Leovigildo, King of the Visigoths, as
regent, overthrows the usurper Endeca, but rather than restoring Endeca to the throne, he
annexes the Suevi territory into the Visigothic Kingdom.
1a2 - ___?, Prince of the Suevi, b. Abt. 563. He m. (1) ___?. He m. (2) Arseciunda de Galicia,
b. Abt. 662.
..Children: Ariamiro II Arias, Senor de Deza (b. Abt. 635).
1b - Oda, Princess of the Suevi, b. 562 in Heristal, Liege, Neustria (now Belgium).
2 - Franta, King of the Nobles of the Suevi, b. Abt. 422, killed 461 in combat. He m. ____?.
Children: Frumario (i)..
2a - Frumario, King of the Nobles of the Suevi, b. Abt. 443, d. Bef. 464.
..Staatarchiven, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
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1a3c - Petrissa de Zähringen, Princess of Swabia-Carinthia-Baden (1095-1115). She m. Friedrich I,
Count de Bar.
Ancestral File Number: 9QVT-BN, 1105 Graf von Mömpelgard, 1125 Graf von Pfirt.
.. .
Thierry II de Bar, Count de Montbeliard & Bar-Le-Duc, b. 1045 in Montbeliard, Doubs, Franche-Comte,
France. He m. Ermentrude de Burgundy, b. 1060 in Bourgogne, France..
..Children: Friedrich I de Bar (i)..

1 - FREDERIC I de BAR, Comte de MöMPELGARD (1105), Count of PFIRT (1125), b. Abt. 1080 in
Bar-Le-Duc, Meuse, d. 7-19-1160, a son of Thierry II de Bar-Montbéliard, Comte de Bar-Le-Duc
(b. 1045 Montbeliard, Doubs,Franche-Comte, France, d. Abt. 1-02-1104 in Bar-Le-Duc, Meusse,
Argonne (Lorraine) France) & Ermentrude de Burgundy (b. 1060 Bourgogne, France, d. Aft.
3-08-1104, a dau. of William the Great, Count of Burgundy & Stephanie de Longwy); Gdson of
Louis II, Comte de Montbeliard & Sophie, Countess de Bar-Le-Duc. He m. (1st) STEPHENIE de
VAUDEMONT, b. Abt. 1092, d. 12-1160, a dau. of Gebhard I, Count de Vaudemont & Helwide
(Edith), Countess of Egisheim. He m. (2nd) PETRISSA de ZäRINGEN-VILLINGEN, Princess of
Swabia-Carinthia-Baden, b. Abt. 1095 in Switzerland, d. Abt. 1115, a dau. of BERTHOLD II (I) of
Zähringen-Swabia-Carinthia, Count in the Ortenau, of the Breis & Augst Districts, Noble of
Neuffen, Duke of Zäringen-Villingen, to Weilheim (1078), of Teck, of Württemberg, Bailiff of
Prüm (1099-1103), Region Duke of Swabia, Duke & Heir of Rheinfelden (1092), Duke of
Alamannen (received the Rights in Ulm, 1093), titular Duke of Carinthia, Duke of Burgundy,
Margrave of Verona, Margrave of Baden (b. Abt. 1065, d. 4-12-1111) & AGNES, Countess &
Heiress of RHEINFELDEN, ducal Princess of Swabia, of Germany, (b. 5-1060; d. 12-19-1111,
dau. of Rudolf I, Count of Rheinfelden, Duke of Swabia, titular King of Germany & 1st Wife-
Mathilde, Countess of Franconia, Princess of Lothringen, Countess in the Worms District,
Princess of Carinthia, of Germany, Imperial Princess of the Holy Roman Empire, 1045-1060)
(Taf. 4/I); Gddau. of BERTHOLD I, the Bearded, Count of Zähringen-Villingen, Landgrave of
Villlingen, Count in the Alb District, in the Baar, Duke of CARINTHIA, Margrave of VERONA (b.
Abt. 1010 in Baden, Germany, d. 11-05-1078 in Castle Limburg über Weilheim, Germany,
Buried in Kloster Hirsau in Calw, Baden, Germany) & 2nd Wife- BEATRIX, Countess of
MöMPELGARD (b. Abt. 1040 in France, d. 10-26-1092, dau. of Louis II, Comte de Montbéliard
& Sophie, Countess de Bar-Le-Duc. (Beatrix de Mömpelgard bore Berthold I the Bearded of
Zähringen two children: Berthold de Zähringen-Swabia, Margrave of Baden (i) & Gebhard de
Zähringen, Bishop of Konstanz (ii); Gt.Gddau. of BERTHOLD (Aka. Bezelin) de ZäRINGEN,
Count of VILLINGEN (b. Abt. 980, d. Abt. 7-15-1023) & LUITGARD de Möri (Muri), Countess of
HABSBURG (b. Abt. 980, d. Abt. 1016, dau. of Lenzelin de Möri (Muri), Count of Habsburg & Ita,
Countess of Montfort; Gddau. of Guntram the Rich, Count of Möri (Muri), to HABSBURG in

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Notes for Unknown:
____?, wife of Joh. LORENTZ Mö(h)RING, JR., 1530-1602:
Supplemental NOTES Re. Counts of Zähringen & von Neuffen lineages, Cont'd.:

1a3d1 - BERTHOLD IV of Zähringen, (b. 1134, d. 12-08-1186). He m. (1) Hedwig, Countess of Frohburg of the
Buchgau, Switzerland, dau. of Hermann, Count of Frohburg of the Buchgau, Switzerland. He m. (2) 1183, Ida,
Countess in the Elsass, ducal Princess of Lothringen, Countess of Boulogne, of Flanders, d. 1216, dau. of the
rich Mathaeus, Count in the Elsass, Duke of Lothringen, Count of Boulogne, & Flanders (d. 1173) (Taf. 9/II) &
Marie, Countess of Blois, Champagne, Princess of England (d. 1180) (Taf. 59/II).
(Reg. 1183. In art de verif. 3, 341 3te Ausg. wird Ida für die awaite Gemahlin Bertholds IV, gehalten, allen
die Altersverhältnisse, verbunden mit dem Charakter der Ida, stimmen besser zu Berthold V, wie auch
Gebhardi Gesch. der erbl. Reichaft. 2, 169 anniment. Schöpflin a.a.O. 1, 162 hat ungegründete Zweife).

Ida, Countess of Flanders m. (1) Mathaeus ___?. She m. (2) 1179, Gerhard III of Wassenberg, Count of
Geldern & Zütphen (d. 1182, a son of Heinrich II of Wassenberg, Count of Geldern & Zütphen (d. 1182.
Taf. 2/II) & Agnes of Arnstein (d. 1179). She m. (3rd) BERTHOLD IV, Duke of ZäHRINGEN, d. 1186). She
m. (4) 1190, Rainald, Count of Dammartin, d. 1227.
In 1139, Berthold IV was Bailiff of St. Peter & St. Ulrich Monasteries, which offices presumably his father
had held. The dispute about the Bailiffship between Basel and St. Blasien was terminated on Apr. 10, 1141
in Strassburg before Konrad III in the presence of the Cardinal Legate Theodewin. Bishop Ortlieb of Basel
gave the Bailiffship to Abbot Berthold of St. Blasien (Duke of Zäringen) and he held than chanting of four
courtyards. (Stumpf, 3435: Trovillat Mon. de Bale 282, N. 186).

He was created Duke of ZäRINGEN, Duke & Rector of BURGUNDY, Jan. 12, 1152 in Freiburg by Emperor
Konrad III. It is recorded that he put in order the disorders in Burgundy. Emp. Friedrich I soon after his
accession to the throne made an agreement with the duke, whereupon the duke would help the emperor
to conquer the Burgundian lands (meaning West Juran High Burgundy) and Provence, which in turn the
emperor would bestow upon Berthold IV as Fief possessions; the duke agreed and assisted the emperor
in conquering these lands with a thousand men clad in armour. The emperor then undertook an Itallian
expedition with 500 men clad in armour and 50 crossbow men, which for the dukes assistance, he was
bestowed the Castle Teck, with all possessions and Service Peoples, including Oethingen and Wellingen
(Krs. Kirchheim). "In High Burgundy, Count Rainald III left as Heir- one dau. named Beatrix. With her
possessions she joined her uncle, Wilhelm, Count of Vienna & Macon; their inheirtance was then seized
and they were imprisoned. The king (Friedrich I, Barbarossa of Staufen) being pleased with the landed
properties, he then liberated and married the charming Beatrix in 1156. Emperor Otto I the Great (912-973),
who had married the beautiful Adelheid, Princess of Burgundy (931-999) and out of her possessions,
extended the highest Rights, which Provence was included, which became Otto's by Rights of Marriage.
Friedrich I claimed these possessions and drove the deeply humiliated Count Wilhelm out. By this act,
Berthold IV had him renounce the Rule over High Burgundy and Provence, for his power in East Juran
Burgundy was not of full value (b. Usserm. Prodr. 2, 445). "How the Pledge of the Peace, five treat, so
make he himself thereby deserving, that he in Uechtland, founded one second Town named Freiburg (Reg.
1177)". "How he through Donation, the Monastery Rüggisberg benefit (Reg. 1175)".

In East Juran Burgundy, comprehend Berthold IV's rule diocese- Empire Jurisdiction of a BAILIFF and he
invested Rights on the Bishopric Lausanne, (Berthold IV being Protector of the Monastery Haut-Cret in the
Deacon Office Vivis (Reg. 1160), Haut orive in the Deacon Office Freiburg ?(Reg. 1157), Peterlingen in the
Deacon Office Wiflisburg (Reg. 1177, 1179). The Bishopric's Genf, Sitten, the tract of land between the
Sane and Aar (part of the Uechtlands, the Uffgau), the County Klein Burgundy east of Aar (of Thun by the
Aarwangen), and finally belonging to his House, the EMPIRE BAILIFFSHIP of ZüRICH. The bestowal of
the regalis and the bailiffships in these bishoprics Genf, Sitten and Lausanne are the contents of his
Chancellories in Burgundy during this period of time.

In the years 1152, 1153 & 1154-55, Emperor Friedrich I declared on the Imperial Diet in Germany that
Berthold IV, who accompanied him on his first Roman journey was a distinguished combatant. By his
second Italian journey in 1158, he showed excellent bravery by the capture of Crema (Burkhard
Ursperger Chronik, S. 219. 220; Damals (imperator) Vexillo suo commisso duci Jaringae ex improviso
super hostes irruit, et eos in fugam vertit) and of the stately fall of Milan in 1162, however, with this
victory the emperor called him home to Germany. In Germany, we find the Duke Berthold IV very
frequent in the Imperial Courtyard encampment (Reg. 1152, 1153, 1155, 1156, 1157, 1163, 1164, 1170,
1173, 1179, 1183 & 1184).

In 1166-67, the emperor in his fourth expedition, headed towards the Alps, at which time Berthold IV was
in dispute with him and is thought not to have accompanied the emperor. Berthold IV still held rage in
his breast towards Emperor Friedrich I because of his choice of Berthold's brother Rudolf as Bishop of
Mainz; which the emperor did not approve (S. 291); the Duke partitioned himself in 1162 on King Louis VII
of France (1120-1180, and also Welf VI, Duke of Spoleto (1115-1191). He exchanged one Letter (S. 262)
through his brother Rudolf in which he stated the emperor had destroyed one church and the law had
named. The King of France and his friend offered their support. However, his rage over the emperor did
not come to a public outbreak, so he lived normally and in 1171, the emperor procured for him and his
minor son, Berthold V, through the Archbishop of Trier, the Canon's Fief of Heinrich.

In 1164 Duke Berthold IV was reported ready (S. 98) with combatant before the Stronghold Castle Tübingen,
than an ally companion of Welf VII (d. 1167). (In 175; Bertholdus dux apud castellum Gillum ((Duellum
Hohentwiel)) Multos militum suorus per ruinam praecipites amisit. Bellum inter ducem Bertholdum et
Zalrenses ((which already 1164 towards him to stand)). Dux occupavit Fürstenberc. Exc. Chron. monast.
S. Georg to 1175 by Usserm, Prodr. 2, 445). Duke Berthold IV founded about 1175, the Town Neuenburg
am Rhein.

Berthold IV accompanied the emperor on his fifth Italian journey in 1176, in the unfortunate battle by
Legnano, where he was imprisoned. (Captus est in prallio dux Bertoldus. In one writing of the Mailander
by Radulfi de Diceto Imagin. hist. in Turpden Hist. angl. script. 1, 591, vergl. meanwhile over these writings
Savioli Annal. Bologn. 2a, 62) of which dispute he returned home; there he still in campaign already wider
for the emperor, while the emperor in 1178 approached Germany in haste, Berthold IV covered the emperor's
home. (Imperator in Germaniam redire disponens Italieorum fidei se credere non audebat, sed missie nuntiis
ad Bertoldum ducam de Zaringen petiit. Ut in Italiam cum exercitu sibi occurretet. Ut eo securius transalpinarat.
Quo veniente, per montis Jovis angustias regressue in Alemanniam venit. Otto de S. Blasio Chron. cap. 24).

In 1183, he was then Witness of the Konstanzer Peace of which he had helped to introduce in Piacenza. He
was with the emperor during the Celebration of the brilliant Empire Festeval held in Mainz (S. 114).
.. Children Berthold V (i) & Konrad Zähringen (ii)..

1a3d1a - BERTHOLD V of Zähringen, Count of Marstetten, of Kirchberg, of Nimburg, Neuenburg, of NEUFFEN,
of Weissenhorn, Duke of ZäHRINGEN-TECK, of the ALAMANNEN, of SWABIA, Duke & Rector of Burgundy, of
Provence (1186), Duke of Württemberg, of RHEINFELDEN, of CARINTHIA, of VERONA, titular King of GERMANY
(Sep. 1197-Mar. 1198), d. 2-18-1218. He m. (1) Abt. 1190, Beatrix, Princess of Ivrea, Carolingian Princess of Italy,
Countess of Macon, Duchess & Heiress of Burgundy, Queen of Germany, Empress of the Holy Roman Empire,
b. Abt. 1143, d. Ab5t. 1192, a dau. of Rainold III, Prince of Ivrea, Carolingian Prince of Italy, Count of Macon,
Duke of Burgundy (1127)(Taf. 27/II) & Agathe, ducal Princess of Lothringen, a Widow of Frederich I (III)
Barbarossa, Count of Büren, Prince of Hohenstaufen, Count of Speyer & Worms, Prince of the Franks, of
Rheinfelde, Duke of Swabia (1147(, King of Germany (1152), Holy Roman Emp. (1152), b. 1122; drowned
6-10-1190 while bathing in the River Salephy by Seleucia, Asia, He m. (2) Clementia, Countess of Auxonne,
d. Abt. 8-1235, a dau. of Stephan, Count of Auxonne (Schöpflin, a.a.O. 1, 163).
..Children: Agnes (i) & Anna de Zähringen (ii)..
Berthold V accompanied his father in the years 1171, 1175 & 1177 and since the commencement of his
reign in 1186, was an excellent fighter. He fought in hard combat, subduing the towns of Mieden, Yverdun
and Burgdorf. Berthold V began the foundation work for the Town Bern, Switzerland, which belonged to the
Margraveship of Verona, of the Zähringer House in the 1000's. (Berchtoldus dux Zeringie burgum de Berno
construxit. cum omni libertate, qua Conradus Friburgum in Breisgau Construxit. Docu. of Emp. Friedrich II
(1194-1250), Apr. 15, 1218 (Schöpflin, H.Z.B. 5, 147), Ao. 1191 fundata est Berna civitas a duce Berchtoldi
Zeringiae etc. Mone Quellens. 1, 218).
One Berthold, Count of Nellenburg of the Breisgau (Bertholdus comes de Nuvenburc in Breisgaudia: Conis.
Lect. ed. Basn. 3b, 509) accompanied Emp. Friedrich I (1122-1190) to the Holy Land on a Crusade and
distinguished himself, (may also be our present subject) (Ausbertus: Hist. de exped. Frid. S. 23). Count
Berthold of Neuenburg (Nouenberg) is found recorded often in the 1100's (z.V.Z. 1111 Rotulus S. Petrinus
bei Leichtlen Zähringer 63, J. 1141 - Dümge Reg. Bad. 43, J. 1150, ib. 50, J. 1183, ib. 57, J. 1187, ib. 148,
J. 1194, ib. 63, 152). There is no doubt that this Count Berthold of Neuenburg was a relative of the Dukes
of Zäringen stem.
By the end of 1195 we find Duke Berthold V in Worms with Emp. Heinrich VI (Count of Büren of Staufen)
(1165-1197). In Apr. 1196 we find him in Wirzburg (Würzburg) in quarrel with this emperor and on command
through Konrad of Büren, Count of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Swabia (1172-1196) made war against him, but this
ends with Konrad's death (S. 129) and then we find Berthold V again accompanying the emperor in 1197 to
the Holy Land (Reg. 1197).
Towards Emp. Heinrich VI's death, Sep. 28, 1197, Duke Berthold V of Zäringen was chosen King in Cologne.
On May 28, 1200, Duke Berthold V appeared in Speyer and gave his explanations to his Consent in favour
of Emp. Philipp in writing to Pope Innocenz III, which the pope ackledged in 1201, (Reg. Innoc. III de negotio
einp. ep. ur. 62 bei Baluz 1, 715. Wagen der Zeit vergl. Rainaldus z. J. 1201, S. 23. Das Schreiben steht
auch im Corpus juris canonici, cap. 34 X. de electione (1, 6) vergl. oben S. 11. Andere Schreiben des
Papstes an den Herzog stebe bei Baluz nr. 98, 158. 171) came often under pointed warnings of Emp.
Otto IV (of Este, Duke of Saxony, of Bavaria, of Braunschweig-Lüneburg, King of Germany (1198-1208),
Holy Roman Emperor (1209) (1177-1218) (Taf. 11/I, that he along with other Swabian noblemen were
loyal to the Hohenstaufen party.
In 1198, Philipp (of Büren, Count of Hohenstaufen, Duke of Swabia, 1176-1208), granted Berthold V, the
Bailiff Rights over SCHAFFHAUSEN, which gave him Bailiff Territorial Rights of Zürich, Switzerland
(Henck, S. 448, 499).
By 1200 and 1207 he is mentioned in the Royal Courtyard encampment of Emp. Philipp in Strassburg
and in Basel. Towards Philipp's death, the Hohenstaufen friend was reconciled with Emp. Otto IV. The
remaining Swabian greatness is owed to Duke Berthold V; first to Otto by his bethrothal on the Wirzburger
Imperial Diet in May 1200 (S. 155) and by the breaking up of Rome on the Augsburger Assembly in the
following year in June, which he was [resent and afterwards displayed his loyality to Emp. Friedrich II.
(Audita munifica regis liberalitate, omnium clamar in favorem attelitur, duces de Ceringen et Austria in
ipsius subjectionem ituri concorditer accinquntur. Chronic. Sampetrinum Erfurt. zum J. 1213 bei Mencken
Script. 3, 241). Duke Berthold V then left only one single mark; he appeared as a Witness in a Docu. in
Hagenau in 1217.
Power and wealth about his life was to him very bad and because he received the dignity of a King, the
crown had cost him too much. (Burkhard, Abt. von Ursperg, welcher freilich für die Hohenstaufen sehr eifert,
sagt von ihm S. 234: Bertholdus dux Zaringiae, tuuc denominatus in regem non propter hoc, quod justus
posset esse wider out diligere veritatem...., set propter hox, quia pecuniosus widebatur, cum esset
avarissimus et omni iniquitate plenus .... Cum dux Zaringiae diffidere coepisset de expensis ad obtinendum
imperium necessarils rediit ad gratiam regis Philippi acceptique ab eo beneficia etc.). The feeling of his
power sometimes lead him astray to violence. In general, he was not believed by the clergy and he had
disputes with the Bishops of Strassburg and Basel (Reg. 1214, 1217). In 1208 he bought the Bailiffship of
the Monastery St. Gallen. He shielded the Monks of the black colors and greyish narrations were spread
by mouth about him. One bad memory was from the Abbot of the Monastery Thennenbach who injured the
dukes' feelings in stating "that the duke lived a gay life and that his wife danced in their Courtyard in
Freiburg". The saying was- "how Berthold V while outside the monastery was a roaring lion, in the interior,
one timid hare"..
When Berthold V died, part of his possessions (Zürich, Bern, Solothurn, Freiburg in the Uechtland) went
back to the Empire Fief while the remainder were divided between his two son-in-laws, Egino IV the Bearded,
Count of Urach and Ulrich de Möri, Count of Hapsburg, to Kyburg (S. 296). At the beginning there was violent
feuding over this inheritance with Emp. Friedrich II, for he held the Possessions in the upper regions of the
then existing great dukedom of Baden, and later in Switzerland. The Hohenstaufen towards one gamble,
separated these possessions of the Zäringer in the Elsass and in Swabia. About this, Count Rudolf of Kyburg
and Count Egino IV of Urach, where in dispute over these hereditary issues which were eventually divided in
their favour. Later these territories were divided into two parts between the sons of Egino V; KONRAD of
BREISGAU, who took the title- "Count of FREIBURG" and his brother, HEINRICH, who inherited the BAAR,
naming himself after his Castle in the Baar- "Count of FüRSTENBERG".
The building done in the District by Adalbert I de Zäringen, Duke of TECK, was then sold by him to Emp.
Friedrich II, who in turn surrendered same to the Counts of Urach (S. 26).
Berthold V instead of being buried in the Monastery St. Peter with his forefathers, was buried in Freiburg
in the Breis District (Stein: nach dem Costüm zu urthielen nicht ganz gleichzeites. Steinerues Grab. bild
ein Freiburger Münster ist abgebildet bei Schöpflin, H.Z.B.i, tab. 1, od. p. 160) (NOTE: The inscription
under the picture of the Benedictin Monastery St. Peter in 1768, states that Duke Berthold V is also buried
there..!!). Berthold V was a man of distinguished weight, a brave fighter and moreover a friend of the poetry.
Berthold of Herbolzheim (Bad. Office Kenzingen, Breisgau) won his favor, who composed Berthold's
"Alexander" song. (Dem edeln Zeringäre "dicht" es durch siner hulden sold von Herbolzheim her Berhtolt,
sagt Rudolf von Ems in seinem Alexanderlied bei Aufführung seiner Vorgänger. Diese Stelle aus der
Münchnen Handsehr. Rudolfs steht in Mone Bad. Archiv. 1, 64. Das Gedicht Bertholds von Herbolzheim
hat sich nicht erhalten).
Friedrich II, Heinrich VI, Otto IV, Konrad, Beatrix, Philipp, Rainold, Wilhelm, Friedrich and Agnes de Büren
(Bueren), Counts & Countesses of Hohenstaufern, children of Friedrich I Barbarossa de Büren, Count of
Staufen, Duke of Swabia, King of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (1122-1190) & Beatrix, Duchess of
Burgundy (1143-1192), were stepchildren of Berthold V of Zähringen by his first marriage.
Clementia, Countess of Auxonne as a Widow, received only the Castle Village Zäringen which the Uracher
count held in custody for many years. In 1235, the village was bestowed on him by Emp. Friedrich II (s. 26,
Reg. z.J.1235).
Enroute to Lake Constance is Fortress Hohentwiel, built on a volcanic mountain 2,100 feet above sea level.
It was never shaken up by a tremor until the French came along in 1800 and blew it up. It took them five
months to do it though..
Hohentwiel, overlooking the City of Singen off the northwestern shores of Lake Constance, is a sad example
of a castle that was impregnable until the technology of war became too sophisticated.
Archeologists have established the top of the Hohenwiel rock was used during the prehistoric times, but
documents did not mention it until 806 when it was owned by Pippin, son of Charlemagne (Karl der Grosse).
Hohentwiel changed hands from Emp. Heinrich IV, (Count of Büren to Hohenstaufen), to Count Berthold V of
Zähringen, to the Dukes of Swabia, until it came into the possession of the Klingenberg clan, which kept it
from 1273 to 1538.
Children of VALENTIN Mö(h)RING and Unknown are:
  19 i.   Hans4 Mö(h)ring, born Abt. 1584. He met Appolonia Kesler June 06, 1631; born in (of) Gülchsheim, Mfr., Bavaria in 1661.
  Notes for Hans Mö(h)ring:
HANS Mö(h)ring, (Aka. Möhring, Mehring); married June 6, 1631, APPOLON IA K ESLER, a Widow of Lipprichausen, who was a Widow living in Gülchshei m, Mfr ., Bavaria in 1661.
Evang. Lutherans.

+ 20 ii.   Michael Mö(h)ring, Joh., born Abt. 1585.
+ 21 iii.   VALENTIN Mö(h)RING, Joh., Jr.,Village Mayor, born Abt. 1586 in Gülchsheim über Hemmersheim, Mfr., Bavaria; died in Gülchsheim über Hemmersheim, Mfr., Bavaria.

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