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henry the proud

margrave of Tuscany, duke of Saxony (as Henry II), and duke of Bavaria, a member of the Welf dynasty, whose policies helped to launch the feud between the Welf and the Hohenstaufen dynasties that was to influence German politics for more than a century.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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