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Wenno von Rohrbach
1st Master of the Livonian Brothers of the Sword

In office
1204–1209
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Volkwin Schenk

Wenno von Rohrbach, also known as Winno, Vinno, and Winne, was the first Master (Herrmeister) of the Livonian Brothers of the Sword, leading the Order from 1204 to 1209.[1]

Death

Originally from Kassel-Naumburg, Wenno was killed by the knight Wickbert with an axe, in a quarrel caused by some unknown reason. As a result Wickbert was sentenced to death. Wenno was succeeded by Volkwin Schenk.

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