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Philip of Swabia: Quiz


Question 1: Having accompanied his brother Henry to ________ in 1191, Philip forsook his ecclesiastical calling, and, travelling again to Italy, was made duke of Tuscany in 1195 and received an extensive grant of lands.

Question 2: Meanwhile, a number of princes hostile to Philip, under the leadership of Adolph, Archbishop of Cologne, had elected an anti-king in the person of Otto, second son of ________, duke of Saxony.
Albert the BearFrederick I, Holy Roman EmperorLothair III, Holy Roman EmperorHenry the Lion

Question 3: He was elected German king at Mühlhausen on March 8, 1198, and was crowned at ________ on the September 8 following.

Question 4: Also in 1201, Philip was visited by his cousin ________, the leader of the Fourth Crusade.
William V, Marquess of MontferratConrad of MontferratBoniface I, Marquess of MontferratManuel I Komnenos

Question 5: Philip was a brave and handsome man, and contemporary writers, among whom was ________, praise his mildness and generosity.
Walther von der VogelweideCrusadesHenry VI, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick II, Holy Roman Emperor

Question 6: Philip was the fifth and youngest son of the emperor Frederick I and Beatrix, daughter of Renaud III, ________, and brother of the emperor Henry VI.
Duke of BurgundyCounty of BurgundyList of counts of BurgundyList of Burgundian consorts

Question 7: Philip of Swabia married Irene Angelina, daughter of ________ on May 25, 1197.
John II KomnenosManuel I KomnenosIsaac II AngelosBasil II

Question 8: Philip was preparing to crush the last flicker of the rebellion in Brunswick-Lüneburg when he was murdered at ________, on June 21, 1208, by Otto of Wittelsbach, count palatine in Bavaria.

Question 9: The Crusaders were by this time under Venetian control and were besieging Zara on the ________.
Aegean SeaMediterranean SeaIonian SeaAdriatic Sea

Question 10: Philip of Swabia (1177 – June 21, 1208) was king of ________ and duke of Swabia, the rival of the emperor Otto IV.


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