Adolf II of Berg

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Who is Adolf II of Berg?

Adolf II of Berg-Hövel, count of Berg, count in Auelgau and Siegburg, Vogt of Werden, was the son of Adolf I of Berg.

He married in 1035 Adelheid von Laufen, a daughter of Heinrich II count von Laufen and Ida von Werl-Hövel, and heiress of Hövel/Huvili, Unna, Telgte, Warendorf, etc.

At the beginning of the 12th century Adolf II of Berg donated the site of their old ancestral castle, Schloss Berg, to Cistercian monks from Burgundy. Adolf IV later built the Altenberg Abbey.

He had issue:

Adolf III of Berg count of Berg and Hövel, Vogt of Werden.

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  • Germany

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on July 23, 2013