Henry the Lion


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Henry the Lion

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(Biography) ?1129–95, duke of Saxony (1142–81). His ambitions led to conflict with the Holy Roman Emperors, notably Frederick Barbarossa
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It symbolises Henry the Lion or Heinrich der Lowe (1129-1195), who was a member of the Welf dynasty, Duke of Saxony and Duke of Bavaria.
One of the items is a large, handbound history of Henry the Lion, the founder of the city of Munich.
She talks about a "Braunschweig complex" burdening the town, which prefers to advertise itself as the "lion city" due to its historical connection with Henry the Lion, the powerful duke who ruled the state in the 12th century.