Rudolph died at Spires on the 15th of July 1291 and was buried in the cathedral of that city.
In 1858 Garfield had married Miss Lucretia Rudolph, by whom he had seven children.
On the death of the usurper Rudolph (Raoul), Ralph of Burgundy, Hugh the Great, count of Paris, and the other nobles between whom France was divided, chose Louis for their king, and the lad was brought over from England and consecrated at Laon on the 19th of June 936.
These various sources of wealth and influence had rendered Rudolph the most powerful prince in S.W.
Duke of lower Bavaria from his side, Rudolph compelled the Bohemian king to cede the four provinces in November 1276.