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Leopold II of Schönfeld (also called Luitpold of Schönfeld) (? - 17 January 1217) was the Archbishop of Mainz from 1200 until 1208, and the Bishop of Worms from 1196 until 1217.

In 1196 Leopold was elected the Bishop of Worms. In 1200 the majority of the cathedral chapter of Mainz elected Leopold their archbishop. However in the conflict between the Welfs and the Hohenstauffens raging across Germany at the time, the Welfish minority elected Siegfried II of Eppstein instead, starting a second Mainzer Schism. Leopold did not gain recognition from Pope Innocent III, which in 1201 led King Otto IV to declare Siegfried the legal archbishop. Leopold however had support from King Philip of Swabia and managed to hold himself in the archbishopric, and in 1205 he reconciled with the Pope. Philip made Leopold his chancellor and sent him on missions in Italy. But on 21 June 1208 Philip of Swabia was murdered, and without his support could not maintain rulership over Mainz. He contently returned to Worms, and died on 17 January 1217.



Preceded by:

Leopold II of Schönfeld

Succeeded by:

Conrad I of Wittelsbach Archbishop of Mainz
1200 - 1208
opposed by Siegfried II of Eppstein
1200 - 1208
Siegfried II of Eppstein
Henry I of Maastricht Bishop of Worms
1196 - 1217
Henry II of Saarbrücken

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