Margaret of Sicily
Germany Miscellaneous

Kunigunde of Eisenberg – The Poisoner

Kunigunde of Eisenberg was born circa 1245 as the daughter of Count Otto of Eisenberg and his wife Anna of Kottwotz. She acted as a lady-in-waiting to Margaret of Sicily, daughter of Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor by his third wife, Isabella of England and wife of Albert II, Margrave of Meissen, Landgrave of Thuringia and Count Palatine of Saxony. [read more]

gertrude merania
Anna Maria of Hungary

The assassination of Gertrude of Merania

Gertrude of Merania was born in 1185 to Berthold IV, Duke of Merania(part of the Holy Roman Empire) and Agnes of Rochlitz. Gertrude married Andrew, the younger son of King Béla III of Hungary. Andrew was in conflict with his elder brother King Emeric, and when Emeric became seriously ill, he had his four-year-old son [read more]