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Sophia von Thüringen

Female 1224 - 1275  (51 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Sophia von Thüringen was born on 20 Mar 1224; died on 29 May 1275.

    Sophia married Henri II of Brabant in 1240. Henri (son of Henri I of Brabant and Machtild of Boulogne) was born in 1207; died on 1 Feb 1248. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Heinrich I von Hessen  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 24 Jun 1244; died on 21 Dec 1308.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Heinrich I von Hessen Descendancy chart to this point (1.Sophia1) was born on 24 Jun 1244; died on 21 Dec 1308.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Hessen.

    Heinrich married Adelheid of Brunswick-Lüneburg before 10 Sep 1263. Adelheid (daughter of Otto I of Brunswick-Lüneburg and Matilde von Brandenburg) died on 12 Jun 1274. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Sophia of Hesse  Descendancy chart to this point died between 12 Aug 1331 and 18 Jun 1340.
    2. 4. Adelheid of Hesse  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1268; died on 7 Dec 1317; was buried in Kloster Veßra, Thuringia, Germany.
    3. 5. Otto I von Hessen  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1272; died on 7 Jan 1328.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Sophia of Hesse Descendancy chart to this point (2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) died between 12 Aug 1331 and 18 Jun 1340.

    Sophia married Otto I of Waldeck before 24 Nov 1276. Otto (son of Heinrich III von Waldeck and Mechtild von Arnsberg) was born about 1250; died on 11 Nov 1305. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Elizabeth of Waldeck  Descendancy chart to this point died after 1370.

  2. 4.  Adelheid of Hesse Descendancy chart to this point (2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) was born about 1268; died on 7 Dec 1317; was buried in Kloster Veßra, Thuringia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Landgravine of Hesse.

    Adelheid married Berthold VI of Henneberg in 1284. Berthold (son of Bertold V of Henneberg and Sophie von Schwarzburg) was born between 1271 and 1272; died on 3 Apr 1340 in Schmalkalden, Thuringia, Germany; was buried in Kloster Veßra, Thuringia, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth of Henneberg  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1318; died between 6 Dec 1377 and 30 May 1391; was buried in Cloister Church, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

  3. 5.  Otto I von Hessen Descendancy chart to this point (2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) was born about 1272; died on 7 Jan 1328.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Hessen.

    Otto married Adelheid von Ravensberg in 1297. Adelheid (daughter of Otto III and Hedwig zur Lippe) died after 13 Apr 1338. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Heinrich II von Hessen  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1302; died on 3 Jun 1376.


Generation: 4

  1. 6.  Elizabeth of Waldeck Descendancy chart to this point (3.Sophia3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) died after 1370.

    Notes:

    Countess of Waldeck.

    Family/Spouse: Dietrich III of Honstein. Dietrich (son of Dietrich II of Honstein and Sophie of Anhalt) died between 29 Sep 1329 and 4 May 1330. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Dietrich IV of Honstein  Descendancy chart to this point died between 1378 and 1379.

  2. 7.  Elizabeth of Henneberg Descendancy chart to this point (4.Adelheid3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) was born before 1318; died between 6 Dec 1377 and 30 May 1391; was buried in Cloister Church, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

    Notes:

    Countess of Henneburg.

    Elizabeth married Johann I of Nürnberg before 3 Mar 1333. Johann (son of Friedrich IV of Nurenberg and Margareta of Görz) died on 7 Oct 1357; was buried in Heilsbronn Cloister, Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 10. Friedrich V of Nürnberg  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 3 Mar 1333; died on 21 Jan 1398 in Plassenburg, Kulmbach, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

  3. 8.  Heinrich II von Hessen Descendancy chart to this point (5.Otto3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) was born before 1302; died on 3 Jun 1376.

    Notes:

    Landgrave of Hessen.

    Heinrich married Elisabeth of Meissen before 25 Sep 1320. Elisabeth (daughter of Friedrich I of Meissen and Elisabeth von Lobdeburg-Arnshaugk) was born in 1306; died before 10 Nov 1367. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 5

  1. 9.  Dietrich IV of Honstein Descendancy chart to this point (6.Elizabeth4, 3.Sophia3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) died between 1378 and 1379.

    Notes:

    Count of Honstein.

    Dietrich married Sophie of Brunswick after 1350. Sophie (daughter of Magnus I of Brunswick and Sophia of Brandenburg) died in 1394. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

  2. 10.  Friedrich V of Nürnberg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Elizabeth4, 4.Adelheid3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) was born before 3 Mar 1333; died on 21 Jan 1398 in Plassenburg, Kulmbach, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Burgrave of Nürnberg. Elevated to Imperial Prince in 1363 for his services to the emperor Karl IV.

    Friedrich married Elisabeth of Meissen on 7 Sep 1350. Elisabeth (daughter of Friedrich II of Meissen and Mechtild of Bavaria) was born on 22 Nov 1329 in Wartburg, Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany; died on 21 Apr 1375; was buried in Heilsbronn Cloister, Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 13. 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.

  3. 11.  Elizabeth von Hessen Descendancy chart to this point (8.Heinrich4, 5.Otto3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 14. 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: 6

  1. 12.  Agnes of Honstein Descendancy chart to this point (9.Dietrich5, 6.Elizabeth4, 3.Sophia3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 15. 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. 13.  Friedrich I of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (10.Friedrich5, 7.Elizabeth4, 4.Adelheid3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 16. 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. 14.  Otto of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (11.Elizabeth5, 8.Heinrich4, 5.Otto3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 17. Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen  Descendancy chart to this point died after 29 Sep 1444.


Generation: 7

  1. 15.  Dietrich of Oldenburg Descendancy chart to this point (12.Agnes6, 9.Dietrich5, 6.Elizabeth4, 3.Sophia3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 18. 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. 16.  Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (13.Friedrich6, 10.Friedrich5, 7.Elizabeth4, 4.Adelheid3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 19. 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. 17.  Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen Descendancy chart to this point (14.Otto6, 11.Elizabeth5, 8.Heinrich4, 5.Otto3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 20. 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: 8

  1. 18.  Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden Descendancy chart to this point (15.Dietrich7, 12.Agnes6, 9.Dietrich5, 6.Elizabeth4, 3.Sophia3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 21. 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. 19.  Dorothea of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (16.Johann7, 13.Friedrich6, 10.Friedrich5, 7.Elizabeth4, 4.Adelheid3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 21. 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.

  3. 20.  Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen Descendancy chart to this point (17.Elizabeth7, 14.Otto6, 11.Elizabeth5, 8.Heinrich4, 5.Otto3, 2.Heinrich2, 1.Sophia1) 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. 22. 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.