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Henry II of Finstingen (German: Heinrich II. von Finstingen) (? - 26 April 1286) was the Archbishop of Trier from 1260 until 1286.

Henry was a member of the Finstingens (in French: Fénétrange), which lived in Lorraine. Henry was a Cathedral member in Metz when in 1260 Pope Alexander IV appointed him the archbishop of Trier. Henry's first years of his reign were marked by conflict. The city of Coblenz strove for greater independence from the archbishops, which in 1277 led Henry to construct the Alten Burg to stop all independence efforts. In 1272 he founded a college in Kyllburg, which obtained renown in the Eifel region for its pastors. In order to secure the archbishopric against the Archbishopric of Cologne, Henry constructed the Genovevaburg in 1280.

Henry died while travelling to France in 1286, and was buried in Trier Cathedral.



Preceded by:

Henry II of Finstingen

Succeeded by:

Arnold II of Isenburg-Braunsberg Archbishop of Trier
1260 - 1286
Bohemond I of Warnesburg

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