Wizlaw III von Rägen

(c.1265 - 1325)

Minnesinger and Prince of Rügen, the last ruler of this Slav dynasty. He associated with poets, scholars and musicians such as Heinrich von Meissen (Frauenlob). His seventeen surviving songs are in a popular rather than a courtly style; Ich warne dichis unusual in its elaborate ornamentation and lacks the characteristic simplicity of the Minnesingers.

IIA: Troubadours, Trouvères and Minnesingers