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Albrecht II of Brunswick

Male Abt 1268 - 1318  (~ 50 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Albrecht II of Brunswick was born about 1268; died on 22 Sep 1318; was buried in Brunswick Cathedral, Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    "Der Feiste" (the Fat). Duke of Brunswick.

    Albrecht married Richza of Werle on 10 Jan 1284. Richza (daughter of Heinrich I of Werle and Richeza Birgersdotter) died after 2 Oct 1312; was buried in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Magnus I of Brunswick  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1304; died between 15 Jun 1369 and 15 Aug 1369; was buried in St. Michaelis, Lüneberg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
    2. 3. Ernst of Brunswick  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1305; died on 24 Apr 1367.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Magnus I of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (1.Albrecht1) was born about 1304; died between 15 Jun 1369 and 15 Aug 1369; was buried in St. Michaelis, Lüneberg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    "Der Fromme" (the Pious). Duke of Brunswick.

    Magnus married Sophia of Brandenburg about 1327. Sophia (daughter of Heinrich I of Brandenburg and Agnes of Bavaria) was born about 1300; died in 1356. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Sophie of Brunswick  Descendancy chart to this point died in 1394.
    2. 5. Magnus II of Brunswick  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1328; died on 25 Jul 1373 in Leveste, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

  2. 3.  Ernst of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (1.Albrecht1) was born in 1305; died on 24 Apr 1367.

    Notes:

    Duke of Brunswick-Göttingen.

    Ernst married Elizabeth von Hessen in 1339. Elizabeth (daughter of Heinrich II von Hessen and Elisabeth of Meissen) died on 7 Mar 1390. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Otto of Brunswick  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1340; died on 13 Dec 1394 in Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Wiebrechtshausen monastery, Northeim, Lower Saxony, Germany.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Sophie of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) died in 1394.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick.

    Sophie married Dietrich IV of Honstein after 1350. Dietrich (son of Dietrich III of Honstein and Elizabeth of Waldeck) died between 1378 and 1379. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Agnes of Honstein  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1360; died on 1 Sep 1407.

  2. 5.  Magnus II of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born about 1328; died on 25 Jul 1373 in Leveste, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 26 Jul 1373, Leveste, Lower Saxony, Germany

    Notes:

    Duke of Brunswick.

    Magnus married Katharina of Anhalt before 6 Oct 1356. Katharina (daughter of Bernhard III of Anhalt and Mathilde of Anhalt) died on 30 Jan 1390. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg  Descendancy chart to this point died on 21 Mar 1410.
    2. 9. Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1370; died before 3 Apr 1422.

  3. 6.  Otto of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (3.Ernst2, 1.Albrecht1) was born about 1340; died on 13 Dec 1394 in Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Wiebrechtshausen monastery, Northeim, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duke of Brunswick in Göttingen.

    "Otto's contemporaries called him der Quade, which is Low German for 'the evil'. He received this nickname due to the almost unbroken series of feuds he was involved in. Otto has been described as a prominent representative of the former knighthood. He often allied himself with noble Knights to fight against other princes or against the cities, whose burgeoning power was anathema to him. During these clashes, Otto often changed sides. Sometimes, he fought several feuds simultaneously." [Wikipedia]

    Otto married Margareta of Jülich before 24 Jun 1379. Margareta (daughter of Wilhelm II-VII of Jülich and Anna of Rhein) was born about 1364; died on 18 Jun 1442 in Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in St. Mauritius, Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 10. Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen  Descendancy chart to this point died after 29 Sep 1444.


Generation: 4

  1. 7.  Agnes of Honstein Descendancy chart to this point (4.Sophie3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born about 1360; died on 1 Sep 1407.

    Notes:

    Countess of Honstein.

    Agnes married Christian V of Oldenburg before 29 Aug 1377. Christian (son of Konrad I of Oldenburg and Ingeborg of Holstein) died between 10 Nov 1399 and 22 Apr 1403. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 11. Dietrich of Oldenburg  Descendancy chart to this point died on 14 Feb 1440 in Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

  2. 8.  Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg Descendancy chart to this point (5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) died on 21 Mar 1410.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneberg

    Agnes married Albrecht I of Brunswick before 17 Aug 1372. Albrecht (son of Ernst of Brunswick and Adelheid of Everstein) was born about 1339; died between 11 Aug 1383 and 22 Sep 1383 in Salzderhelden, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Einbeck, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 12. Erich of Brunswick  Descendancy chart to this point died on 28 May 1427; was buried in St. Alexander, Einbeck, Lower Saxony, germany.

  3. 9.  Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg Descendancy chart to this point (5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born about 1370; died before 3 Apr 1422.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg.

    Elisabeth married Gerhard V of Holstein in 1395. Gerhard (son of Heinrich II of Holstein and Ingeburg of Mecklenburg) was born about 1367; died on 5 Aug 1404 in Suderhamme, Dithmarschen; was buried in Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 13. Heilwig of Holstein  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1398; died before 11 Nov 1436; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

  4. 10.  Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen Descendancy chart to this point (6.Otto3, 3.Ernst2, 1.Albrecht1) died after 29 Sep 1444.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Göttingen.

    Elizabeth married Erich of Brunswick between 1 Jul 1405 and 14 Jul 1405. Erich (son of Albrecht I of Brunswick and Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg) died on 28 May 1427; was buried in St. Alexander, Einbeck, Lower Saxony, germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 14. Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1420; died on 9 Oct 1474 in Nannhofen, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 5

  1. 11.  Dietrich of Oldenburg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Agnes4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) died on 14 Feb 1440 in Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    "Der Glückliche" (the Fortunate). Count of Oldenburg and Delmenhorst.

    Dietrich married Heilwig of Holstein on 23 Nov 1423. Heilwig (daughter of Gerhard V of Holstein and Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg) was born in 1398; died before 11 Nov 1436; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 15. Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Feb 1426; died on 21 Mar 1481 in Copenhagen, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.

  2. 12.  Erich of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (8.Agnes4, 5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) died on 28 May 1427; was buried in St. Alexander, Einbeck, Lower Saxony, germany.

    Notes:

    Duke of Brunswick in Salzderhelden.

    Erich married Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen between 1 Jul 1405 and 14 Jul 1405. Elizabeth (daughter of Otto of Brunswick and Margareta of Jülich) died after 29 Sep 1444. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 16. Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1420; died on 9 Oct 1474 in Nannhofen, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany.

  3. 13.  Heilwig of Holstein Descendancy chart to this point (9.Elisabeth4, 5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born in 1398; died before 11 Nov 1436; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    Countess of Holstein.

    Heilwig married Dietrich of Oldenburg on 23 Nov 1423. Dietrich (son of Christian V of Oldenburg and Agnes of Honstein) died on 14 Feb 1440 in Delmenhorst, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 15. Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Feb 1426; died on 21 Mar 1481 in Copenhagen, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.

  4. 14.  Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen Descendancy chart to this point (10.Elizabeth4, 6.Otto3, 3.Ernst2, 1.Albrecht1) was born about 1420; died on 9 Oct 1474 in Nannhofen, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Grubenhagen.

    Anna married Albrecht III of Bavaria on 22 Jan 1437 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Albrecht (son of Ernst of Bavaria and Elisabetta Visconti) was born on 27 Mar 1401 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany; died on 29 Feb 1460 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 17. Elisabeth of Bavaria  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1383 in Trausnitz Castle, Lanshut, Bavaria, Germany; died on 13 Nov 1442 in Ansbach Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 6

  1. 15.  Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden Descendancy chart to this point (11.Dietrich5, 7.Agnes4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born in Feb 1426; died on 21 Mar 1481 in Copenhagen, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.

    Notes:

    Count of Oldenburg. Duke of Schleswig-Holstein.

    "[C]ourageous and ambitious but not politically successful, lost Sweden after the battle of Brunkeberg in 1471, made a royal progress through Germany and Italy to Rome in 1474, founded the University of Copenhagen in 1479." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    The present queen of Denmark, Margrethe II, is a direct patrilineal descendant of Christian I:

    Christian I of Denmark, 1426–1481
    Frederik I of Denmark, 1471–1533
    Christian III of Denmark, 1503–1559
    John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, 1545–1622
    Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, 1573–1627
    August Philipp, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1612–1675
    Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1653–1728
    Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1696–1775
    Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1727–1759
    Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, 1757–1816
    Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, 1785–1831
    Christian IX of Denmark, 1818–1906
    Frederik VIII of Denmark, 1843–1912
    Christian X of Denmark, 1870–1947
    Frederik IX of Denmark, 1899–1972
    Margrethe II of Denmark, b. 1940

    Christian married Dorothea of Brandenburg on 28 Oct 1449 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dorothea (daughter of Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg and Barbara of Saxony) was born in 1430; died on 10 Nov 1495 in Kalundborg, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 18. Margaret of Denmark  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 23 Jun 1456; died on 14 Jul 1486 in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

  2. 16.  Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen Descendancy chart to this point (12.Erich5, 8.Agnes4, 5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born about 1420; died on 9 Oct 1474 in Nannhofen, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Grubenhagen.

    Anna married Albrecht III of Bavaria on 22 Jan 1437 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Albrecht (son of Ernst of Bavaria and Elisabetta Visconti) was born on 27 Mar 1401 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany; died on 29 Feb 1460 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 19. Elisabeth of Bavaria  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1383 in Trausnitz Castle, Lanshut, Bavaria, Germany; died on 13 Nov 1442 in Ansbach Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

  3. 17.  Elisabeth of Bavaria Descendancy chart to this point (14.Anna5, 10.Elizabeth4, 6.Otto3, 3.Ernst2, 1.Albrecht1) was born in 1383 in Trausnitz Castle, Lanshut, Bavaria, Germany; died on 13 Nov 1442 in Ansbach Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Bavaria-Landshut.

    Elisabeth married Friedrich I of Brandenburg on 18 Sep 1401 in Schongau am Lech, Bavaria, Germany. Friedrich (son of Friedrich V of Nürnberg and Elisabeth of Meissen) was born between 6 Aug 1371 and 21 Nov 1371; died on 20 Sep 1440 in Kadolzburg Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 20. Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 29 Sep 1403; died on 16 Nov 1464 in Baiersdorf, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 7

  1. 18.  Margaret of Denmark Descendancy chart to this point (15.Christian6, 11.Dietrich5, 7.Agnes4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born on 23 Jun 1456; died on 14 Jul 1486 in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[C]onsidered for canonization. The Orkneys and Shetlands passed to Scotland from Norway in lieu of her unpaid dowry." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Margaret married James III, King of Scots on 13 Jul 1469 in Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. James (son of James II, King of Scots and Mary of Guelders) was born on 26 May 1452 in Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; died on 11 Jun 1488 in Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 21. James IV, King of Scots  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 17 Mar 1473 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died on 9 Sep 1513 in Flodden Field, Northumberland, England.

  2. 19.  Elisabeth of Bavaria Descendancy chart to this point (16.Anna6, 12.Erich5, 8.Agnes4, 5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born in 1383 in Trausnitz Castle, Lanshut, Bavaria, Germany; died on 13 Nov 1442 in Ansbach Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Bavaria-Landshut.

    Elisabeth married Friedrich I of Brandenburg on 18 Sep 1401 in Schongau am Lech, Bavaria, Germany. Friedrich (son of Friedrich V of Nürnberg and Elisabeth of Meissen) was born between 6 Aug 1371 and 21 Nov 1371; died on 20 Sep 1440 in Kadolzburg Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 22. Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 29 Sep 1403; died on 16 Nov 1464 in Baiersdorf, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

  3. 20.  Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (17.Elisabeth6, 14.Anna5, 10.Elizabeth4, 6.Otto3, 3.Ernst2, 1.Albrecht1) was born before 29 Sep 1403; died on 16 Nov 1464 in Baiersdorf, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Margrave of Brandenburg.

    Johann married Barbara of Saxony on 26 May 1412. Barbara (daughter of Rudolf III of Saxony and Barbara of Silesia-Liegnitz) was born about 1406; died on 10 Oct 1465 in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 23. Dorothea of Brandenburg  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1430; died on 10 Nov 1495 in Kalundborg, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.


Generation: 8

  1. 21.  James IV, King of Scots Descendancy chart to this point (18.Margaret7, 15.Christian6, 11.Dietrich5, 7.Agnes4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born on 17 Mar 1473 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died on 9 Sep 1513 in Flodden Field, Northumberland, England.

    Notes:

    Killed at the battle of Flodden Field. "[B]rave, chivalrous, patron of learning and the Church, he kept the nobles in check but must be held responsible for the disaster at Flodden." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Family/Spouse: Margaret Drummond. Margaret (daughter of John Drummond and Elizabeth Lindsay) died in 1502. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    James married Margaret Tudor on 8 Aug 1503 in Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Margaret (daughter of Henry VII, King of England and lord of Ireland and Elizabeth of York, Queen Consort of England) was born on 28 Nov 1489 in Westminster, Middlesex, England; died on 18 Oct 1541 in Methven Castle, Perthshire, Scotland; was buried in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 24. James V, King of Scots  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Apr 1512 in Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland; died on 14 Dec 1542 in Falkland, Fife, Scotland; was buried in Holyrood Abbey, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

  2. 22.  Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (19.Elisabeth7, 16.Anna6, 12.Erich5, 8.Agnes4, 5.Magnus3, 2.Magnus2, 1.Albrecht1) was born before 29 Sep 1403; died on 16 Nov 1464 in Baiersdorf, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Margrave of Brandenburg.

    Johann married Barbara of Saxony on 26 May 1412. Barbara (daughter of Rudolf III of Saxony and Barbara of Silesia-Liegnitz) was born about 1406; died on 10 Oct 1465 in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 25. Dorothea of Brandenburg  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1430; died on 10 Nov 1495 in Kalundborg, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.

  3. 23.  Dorothea of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (20.Johann7, 17.Elisabeth6, 14.Anna5, 10.Elizabeth4, 6.Otto3, 3.Ernst2, 1.Albrecht1) was born in 1430; died on 10 Nov 1495 in Kalundborg, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark.

    Notes:

    Margravine of Brandenburg. She was the widow of the previous Danish king, Christoffer III (often called Christopher of Bavaria).

    "Dorothea of Brandenburg [...] was Queen consort of Denmark (1445–1448 and 1449–1481), Norway (1445–1448 and 1450–1481), and Sweden (1447–1448 and 1457–1464) two times each by marriage to Christopher of Bavaria and Christian I of Denmark. She served as interim regent during the interregnum in 1448, and as regent in the absence of her second spouse during his reign. She was the mother of two future kings of Denmark: John, King of Denmark who reigned from 1481 until 1513; Frederick I of Denmark who reigned from 1523 until 1533." [Wikipedia]

    "[A] shrewd financial manager who worked to establish her younger son's rights in Schleswig and Holstein and carried on a lively conversation with her sister the Marchesa of Mantua." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Dorothea married Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden on 28 Oct 1449 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Christian (son of Dietrich of Oldenburg and Heilwig of Holstein) was born in Feb 1426; died on 21 Mar 1481 in Copenhagen, Denmark; was buried in Roskilde Cathedral, Zealand, Denmark. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 26. Margaret of Denmark  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 23 Jun 1456; died on 14 Jul 1486 in Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.