Alberich of Merseburg

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Alberich of Merseburg

Alberich von Merseburg († April 2, around 1053 ) was the seventh bishop of Merseburg .

Almost no news has been received about Alberich. It only appears in a document from 1050. In this, Emperor Heinrich III. the diocese a village called Nuwindorph in Schkeuditzgau. Presumably this is Naundorf . He died on an April 2nd. His term of office is estimated to be between 1050 and 1053.


  • The Merseburg episcopal chronicle. Part 1: up to 1136. Translated and annotated by Otto Rademacher. Stollberg, Merseburg 1903, p. 51f. ( Digitized version )

Individual evidence

  1. Harry Bresslau and Paul Kehr (eds.): Diplomata 16: The documents of Heinrich III. (Heinrici III. Diplomata). Berlin 1931, pp. 337–338 ( Monumenta Germaniae Historica , digitized version )
  2. Henry III. - (RIplus) Regg. Henry III. n. 254.1050 August 3, Wurzen. In: Regesta Imperii. Academy of Sciences and Literature, accessed July 20, 2018 .
predecessor Office successor
Hunold of Merseburg Bishop of Merseburg
Winther of Merseburg