Ulrich of Augsburg
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(890, Augsburg? – Jul 4, 973, Augsburg). Our knowledge of Ulrich’s life derives from a vita composed between 982 and 993. Born to a noble family and educated in Sankt Gallen, he became chamberlain to Adalpero (died 909), the bishop of Augsburg, but withdrew from the environment of his successor. In 923 King Henry I conferred the bishopric on Ulrich. As an ally of Otto the Great, he proved himself in 953/954 when he remained loyal to Otto during revolt of the king’s son Liudolf; in 955, in the da…

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Hehl, Ernst-Dieter, “Ulrich of Augsburg”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_026208>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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