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Mechtilde von Holstein

Female 1225 - 1288  (63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mechtilde von Holstein was born in 1225; died in 1288.

    Notes:

    Also called Matilda von Holstein.

    Mechtilde married Abel, King of Denmark on 25 Apr 1237. Abel (son of Valdemar II Sejr, King of Denmark and Berengaria) was born in 1218; died on 29 Jun 1252. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Sophie Abelsdatter of Denmark & S¢nderjylland  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1240; died after 1284.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Sophie Abelsdatter of Denmark & S¢nderjylland Descendancy chart to this point (1.Mechtilde1) was born about 1240; died after 1284.

    Family/Spouse: Bernhard I of Anhalt. Bernhard (son of Heinrich I von Anhalt and Irmgard von Thüringen) was born about 1220; died between 1286 and 1287. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Bernhard II of Anhalt  Descendancy chart to this point died after 26 Dec 1323.
    2. 4. Sophie of Anhalt  Descendancy chart to this point died after 20 May 1322.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Bernhard II of Anhalt Descendancy chart to this point (2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) died after 26 Dec 1323.

    Notes:

    Prince of Anhalt in Bernburg. Count Palatine of Saxony. Count of Brehna.

    Bernhard married Helene of Rügen before 27 Dec 1302. Helene (daughter of Wizlaw II of Rügen and Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg) died on 9 Aug 1315; was buried in Wiederstedt Cloister, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Bernhard III of Anhalt  Descendancy chart to this point died on 20 Aug 1348.

  2. 4.  Sophie of Anhalt Descendancy chart to this point (2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) died after 20 May 1322.

    Sophie married Dietrich II of Honstein before 28 Nov 1282. Dietrich (son of Heinrich II of Honstein and Mechtild von Regenstein) died between 28 May 1309 and 11 Aug 1309. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Dietrich III of Honstein  Descendancy chart to this point died between 29 Sep 1329 and 4 May 1330.


Generation: 4

  1. 5.  Bernhard III of Anhalt Descendancy chart to this point (3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) died on 20 Aug 1348.

    Notes:

    Prince of Anhalt in Bernburg.

    Bernhard married Mathilde of Anhalt about 1339. Mathilde (daughter of Albrecht I of Anhalt and Agnes of Brandenburg) died about 1342. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Katharina of Anhalt  Descendancy chart to this point died on 30 Jan 1390.

  2. 6.  Dietrich III of Honstein Descendancy chart to this point (4.Sophie3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) died between 29 Sep 1329 and 4 May 1330.

    Notes:

    Count of Honstein in Klettenberg.

    Family/Spouse: Elizabeth of Waldeck. Elizabeth (daughter of Otto I of Waldeck and Sophia of Hesse) died after 1370. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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


Generation: 5

  1. 7.  Katharina of Anhalt Descendancy chart to this point (5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) died on 30 Jan 1390.

    Katharina married Magnus II of Brunswick before 6 Oct 1356. Magnus (son of Magnus I of Brunswick and Sophia of Brandenburg) was born about 1328; died on 25 Jul 1373 in Leveste, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

  2. 8.  Dietrich IV of Honstein Descendancy chart to this point (6.Dietrich4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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. 11. Agnes of Honstein  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1360; died on 1 Sep 1407.


Generation: 6

  1. 9.  Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Katharina5, 5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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.

  2. 10.  Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Katharina5, 5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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.

  3. 11.  Agnes of Honstein Descendancy chart to this point (8.Dietrich5, 6.Dietrich4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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. 14. 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.


Generation: 7

  1. 12.  Erich of Brunswick Descendancy chart to this point (9.Agnes6, 7.Katharina5, 5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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. 15. 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. 13.  Heilwig of Holstein Descendancy chart to this point (10.Elisabeth6, 7.Katharina5, 5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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. 16. 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.

  3. 14.  Dietrich of Oldenburg Descendancy chart to this point (11.Agnes6, 8.Dietrich5, 6.Dietrich4, 4.Sophie3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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. 16. 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: 8

  1. 15.  Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen Descendancy chart to this point (12.Erich7, 9.Agnes6, 7.Katharina5, 5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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.

  2. 16.  Christian I, King of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden Descendancy chart to this point (13.Heilwig7, 10.Elisabeth6, 7.Katharina5, 5.Bernhard4, 3.Bernhard3, 2.Sophie2, 1.Mechtilde1) 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.