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Friedrich I of Meissen

Male 1257 - 1323  (66 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Friedrich I of Meissen was born in 1257; died on 16 Nov 1323 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany; was buried in Katherinen Cloister, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany.

    Notes:

    "The Quarrelsome." Margrave of Meissen. Count Palatine of Saxony, 1281-91. Landgrave of Thuringia, 1307.

    "[O]ften at war or in rebellion, his lands in Thuringia were seized by the German king, Adolf, who forced him into exile, which he spent with relatives in Tirol, he later opposed the German kings, Albrecht I and his successor, Henry VII, finally giving his support to Ludwig IV." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below)]

    Friedrich married Elisabeth von Lobdeburg-Arnshaugk on 24 Aug 1300. Elisabeth (daughter of Hartmann IX von Lobdeburg and Elisabeth von Orlamünde) was born in 1286; died on 22 Aug 1359 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany; was buried in Dominican Cloister, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Elisabeth of Meissen  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1306; died before 10 Nov 1367.
    2. 3. Friedrich II of Meissen  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1310 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany; died on 18 Nov 1349 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany; was buried in Kloster Altzella, near Nossen, Saxony, Germany.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Elisabeth of Meissen Descendancy chart to this point (1.Friedrich1) was born in 1306; died before 10 Nov 1367.

    Elisabeth married Heinrich II von Hessen before 25 Sep 1320. Heinrich (son of Otto I von Hessen and Adelheid von Ravensberg) was born before 1302; died on 3 Jun 1376. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Elizabeth von Hessen  Descendancy chart to this point died on 7 Mar 1390.

  2. 3.  Friedrich II of Meissen Descendancy chart to this point (1.Friedrich1) was born in 1310 in Gotha, Thuringia, Germany; died on 18 Nov 1349 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany; was buried in Kloster Altzella, near Nossen, Saxony, Germany.

    Notes:

    "Der Ernsthafte" (the Serious). Margrave of Meissen. Landgrave of Thuringia.

    Friedrich married Mechtild of Bavaria in May 1323 in Nürnberg, Bavaria, Germany. Mechtild (daughter of Ludwig IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Beatrix von Schlesien-Glogau) was born after 21 Jun 1313; died on 3 Jul 1346 in Meissen, Saxony, Germany; was buried in Kloster Altzella, near Nossen, Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Elisabeth of Meissen  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 22 Nov 1329 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany; died on 21 Apr 1375; was buried in Heilsbronn Cloister, Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Elizabeth von Hessen Descendancy chart to this point (2.Elisabeth2, 1.Friedrich1) died on 7 Mar 1390.

    Elizabeth married Ernst of Brunswick in 1339. Ernst (son of Albrecht II of Brunswick and Richza of Werle) was born in 1305; died on 24 Apr 1367. [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.

  2. 5.  Elisabeth of Meissen Descendancy chart to this point (3.Friedrich2, 1.Friedrich1) was born on 22 Nov 1329 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany; died on 21 Apr 1375; was buried in Heilsbronn Cloister, Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

    Elisabeth married Friedrich V of Nürnberg on 7 Sep 1350. Friedrich (son of Johann I of Nürnberg and Elizabeth of Henneberg) was born before 3 Mar 1333; died on 21 Jan 1398 in Plassenburg, Kulmbach, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Friedrich I of Brandenburg  Descendancy chart to this point 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.


Generation: 4

  1. 6.  Otto of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (4.Elizabeth3, 2.Elisabeth2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 8. Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen  Descendancy chart to this point died after 29 Sep 1444.

  2. 7.  Friedrich I of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (5.Elisabeth3, 3.Friedrich2, 1.Friedrich1) 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.

    Notes:

    Burgrave of Nürnberg. Elector of Brandenburg.

    Friedrich married Elisabeth of Bavaria on 18 Sep 1401 in Schongau am Lech, Bavaria, Germany. Elisabeth (daughter of Albrecht III of Bavaria and Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen) 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. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. 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: 5

  1. 8.  Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen Descendancy chart to this point (6.Otto4, 4.Elizabeth3, 2.Elisabeth2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 10. 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.

  2. 9.  Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Friedrich4, 5.Elisabeth3, 3.Friedrich2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 11. 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: 6

  1. 10.  Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen Descendancy chart to this point (8.Elizabeth5, 6.Otto4, 4.Elizabeth3, 2.Elisabeth2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 12. 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.

  2. 11.  Dorothea of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (9.Johann5, 7.Friedrich4, 5.Elisabeth3, 3.Friedrich2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 13. 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. 12.  Elisabeth of Bavaria Descendancy chart to this point (10.Anna6, 8.Elizabeth5, 6.Otto4, 4.Elizabeth3, 2.Elisabeth2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 14. 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.

  2. 13.  Margaret of Denmark Descendancy chart to this point (11.Dorothea6, 9.Johann5, 7.Friedrich4, 5.Elisabeth3, 3.Friedrich2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 15. 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. 14.  Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (12.Elisabeth7, 10.Anna6, 8.Elizabeth5, 6.Otto4, 4.Elizabeth3, 2.Elisabeth2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 16. 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.

  2. 15.  James IV, King of Scots Descendancy chart to this point (13.Margaret7, 11.Dorothea6, 9.Johann5, 7.Friedrich4, 5.Elisabeth3, 3.Friedrich2, 1.Friedrich1) 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. 17. 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.