Adalbert II (Tuscia)
Adalbert II. Called the Rich († 10/19 September 915 ) was Margrave of Tuscany . He was the son of Margrave Adalbert I of Tuszien and his second wife Rothilde von Spoleto .
On May 27, 884, the day of the last attested appearance of his father (in the founding document for the Aulla monastery), he carried the title of count; between 884 and May 27, 889, on which he appeared for the first time as margrave in a document from the Italian king Guido of Spoleto , he took over his father's legacy as count and duke of Lucca and margrave of Tuscia.
He married between about 895 and 898 Bertha von Lotharingien (* probably 863; † March 8, 925), the daughter of King Lothar II and widow of Count Theobald von Arles († between June 887 and around 895).
Adalbert and Bertha had (at least) three children:
- Guido (Wido) , † 928/929, 915–928 / 929 Count and Duke of Lucca and Margrave of Tuscany, 916-probably 920 captured in Mantua ; ⚭ 924/925 Marozia , "senatrix et patricia Romanorum", † 932/937 in captivity
- Lambert , † after 938, 928 / 929-931 Earl and Duke of Lucca and Margrave of Tuscany, 931 of his half-brother Hugh of Vienne ( bosonids ) blinded gave the Tuscia then to his brother Boso
- Ermengarde, † February 29 after 932; ⚭ around 915 Adalbert I the Rich , Margrave of Ivrea , † probably 923 ( House of Burgundy-Ivrea )
Adalbert II was buried in the Cathedral of Lucca . His widow Bertha took over the regency for the son and heir Guido.
- Gina Fasoli : ADALBERTO di Toscana. In: Alberto M. Ghisalberti (Ed.): Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani (DBI). Volume 1: Aaron – Albertucci. Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, Rome 1960, pp. 218-221.
- Theo Kölzer : Adalbert II, Margrave of Tuszien († 915) . In: Lexicon of the Middle Ages (LexMA). Volume 1, Artemis & Winkler, Munich / Zurich 1980, ISBN 3-7608-8901-8 , column 96 f.
Marquis of Tuscany
884 / 889–915
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Adalbert II the Rich|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Margrave of Tuscany, Count and Duke of Lucca|
|DATE OF BIRTH||9th century|
|DATE OF DEATH||September 10, 915 or September 19, 915|