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Berthold VI of Henneberg

Male 1272 - 1340  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Berthold VI of Henneberg 
    Born Between 1271 and 1272  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Apr 1340  Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alternate death 14 Apr 1340  [1
    Buried Kloster Ve├čra, Thuringia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I22102  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2020 

    Father Bertold V of Henneberg,   b. 1248, Schleusingen, Thuringia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1284, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Mother Sophie von Schwarzburg,   d. 13 Feb 1279 
    Married Bef 7 Mar 1268  [1
    Family ID F17561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adelheid of Hesse,   b. Abt 1268,   d. 7 Dec 1317  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 1284  [2
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth of Henneberg,   b. Bef 1318,   d. Between 6 Dec 1377 and 30 May 1391  (Age > 59 years)
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F13312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Count of Henneberg in Schleusingen.

      "[A] skillful ruler, he secured his family's position against the Abbey of Fulda, gained the lands of the lords of Frankenstein, and by his son's marriage, Schmalkalden and Coburg, creating a new power center in northern Franconia, generally a supporter of Emperor Ludwig IV, he was appointed Administrator in Bohemia and Statthalter (viceroy) in Brandenburg, founded the religious house of St. Egidius at Schmalkalden." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.

    2. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.