Criticism and Critique: Sidelights on the Konradiner

By Donald C. Jackman

Table of Contents


              I.      Reconstruction

a.       The evidence

b.      Methodological considerations

           II.      An imperial grandddaughter

         III.      The election of 1024 reconsidered

        IV.      Dynastic continuity in the later tenth century

           V.      Aristocratic relations in 945

a.       The Ezzonen

b.      The Welfs

c.       Historiographical and juristic synthesis

        VI.      Alsatian counts

a.       Rivalry over Montbéliard

b.      The Holy Forest

      VII.      Notes on the house of Rheinfelden

a.       Kuno von Öhningen and the Welfs

b.      Identifying the Burgundian antecedents

   VIII.      The repudiation of Ansgard

        IX.      Early Konradiner

a.       The significance of the Hunfridinger

b.      Konradiner transplantations

c.       Sources of right in France

d.      conclusion

           X.      Saxon ties in Thuringia

a.       Margraves of the Saxon Ostmark

b.      Dukes of Thuringia

c.       The comital family of Grabfeld

d.      Thuringian aristocrats of the tenth century

        XI.      Heirs in the Hessian homeland

a.       General basis of inheritance

b.      Counts of Stromburg

c.       Counts of Diex

d.      Ancestors of the house of Nassau

e.       The burgravial succession in Mainz

f.        Counts of Idstein

g.       The Konradiner family structure

      XII.      The imperial battle standard

a.       Counts introduced from Saxony

b.      The Wernhers of Hessengau

c.       The office of imperial standard bearer

d.      Konrad Kurzbold as duke of Alsace

e.       Gerungs and Ludowinger

f.        The landgraves in Hessengau

g.       Otto of Hammerstein, last of the line

   XIII.      Conclusion