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Richza of Denmark

Female - 1308


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Richza of Denmark died between 12 Mar 1303 and 27 Oct 1308.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Bef 27 Oct 1308

    Richza married Nikolaus II of Werle before 1301. Nikolaus (son of Johann I of Werle and Sofie von Lindau-Ruppin) was born about 1265; died on 12 Oct 1316. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Sophia of Werle  Descendancy chart to this point died after 6 Dec 1339.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Sophia of Werle Descendancy chart to this point (1.Richza1) died after 6 Dec 1339.

    Sophia married Gerhard III of Holstein about 1314. Gerhard (son of Heinrich I of Holstein and Heilwig von Bronkhorst) was born about 1293; died on 1 Apr 1340 in Sankt Mortens, Randers, Denmark; was buried in Steinberg Cloister, Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Heinrich II of Holstein  Descendancy chart to this point was born between 1316 and 1318; died before 17 Apr 1390.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Heinrich II of Holstein Descendancy chart to this point (2.Sophia2, 1.Richza1) was born between 1316 and 1318; died before 17 Apr 1390.

    Notes:

    Count of Holstein in Rendsburg.

    Heinrich married Ingeburg of Mecklenburg about 1366. Ingeburg (daughter of Heinrich II of Mecklenburg and Anna of Saxe-Wittenberg) died after 25 Jul 1395. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Gerhard V of Holstein  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1367; died on 5 Aug 1404 in Suderhamme, Dithmarschen; was buried in Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Gerhard V of Holstein Descendancy chart to this point (3.Heinrich3, 2.Sophia2, 1.Richza1) was born about 1367; died on 5 Aug 1404 in Suderhamme, Dithmarschen; was buried in Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

    Notes:

    Count of Holstein. Duke of Schleswig. Killed in the Battle of Süderhamme, in which an alliance of German nobles failed to subjugate the free peasant state of Dithmarschen.

    Gerhard married Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg in 1395. Elisabeth (daughter of Magnus II of Brunswick and Katharina of Anhalt) was born about 1370; died before 3 Apr 1422. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Heilwig of Holstein Descendancy chart to this point (4.Gerhard4, 3.Heinrich3, 2.Sophia2, 1.Richza1) 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. 6. 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.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden Descendancy chart to this point (5.Heilwig5, 4.Gerhard4, 3.Heinrich3, 2.Sophia2, 1.Richza1) 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. 7. 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.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Margaret of Denmark Descendancy chart to this point (6.Christian6, 5.Heilwig5, 4.Gerhard4, 3.Heinrich3, 2.Sophia2, 1.Richza1) 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. 8. 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.


Generation: 8

  1. 8.  James IV, King of Scots Descendancy chart to this point (7.Margaret7, 6.Christian6, 5.Heilwig5, 4.Gerhard4, 3.Heinrich3, 2.Sophia2, 1.Richza1) 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. 9. 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.