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Butvydas

Male Abt 1230 - Abt 1294  (~ 64 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Butvydas was born about 1230; died about 1294.

    Notes:

    Also called Pukuveras. Duke of Lithuania.

    Family/Spouse: Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Gediminas, Grand Duke of Lithuania  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1257; died about 1341.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Gediminas, Grand Duke of Lithuania Descendancy chart to this point (1.Butvydas1) was born about 1257; died about 1341.

    Notes:

    "Gediminas was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1315 or 1316 until his death. He is credited with founding this political entity and expanding its territory which, at the time of his death, spanned the area ranging from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea. Also seen as one of the most significant individuals in early Lithuanian history, he was responsible for both building Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, and establishing a dynasty that later came to rule other European countries such as Poland, Hungary and Bohemia. As part of his legacy, he gained a reputation for being a champion of paganism, who successfully diverted attempts to Christianize his country by skillful negotiations with the Pope and other Christian rulers." [Wikipedia]

    Family/Spouse: Jewna Iwanowna of Polock. Jewna (daughter of Ivan Vsevoloditch of Polock) died in 1344. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Dannila of Lithuania  Descendancy chart to this point died in 1364.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Dannila of Lithuania Descendancy chart to this point (2.Gediminas2, 1.Butvydas1) died in 1364.

    Notes:

    She was born a pagan, and baptized a Christian before her marriage, taking the baptismal name Elzbieta.

    Dannila married Waclaw of Masovia before 6 Dec 1320. Waclaw (son of Boleslaw II of Masovia and Kunigunde of Bohemia) was born about 1293; died on 23 May 1336. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Anna of Masovia  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1324; died on 16 Feb 1363.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Anna of Masovia Descendancy chart to this point (3.Dannila3, 2.Gediminas2, 1.Butvydas1) was born before 1324; died on 16 Feb 1363.

    Notes:

    Also called Anna Plocka. Princess of Plock.

    Anna married Heinrich III of Silesia before 6 Sep 1337. Heinrich (son of Heinrich II of Silesia and Mechtilde of Brandenburg) was born between 1312 and 1321; died on 13 Apr 1369; was buried in Augustinian Cloister, Zagan, Zagan, Silesia, Poland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Jadwiga of Silesia  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1350; died on 27 Mar 1390; was buried in Legnica, Lower Silesia, Poland.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Jadwiga of Silesia Descendancy chart to this point (4.Anna4, 3.Dannila3, 2.Gediminas2, 1.Butvydas1) was born before 1350; died on 27 Mar 1390; was buried in Legnica, Lower Silesia, Poland.

    Notes:

    Also called Hedwig. Duchess of Silesia in Sagan.

    Jadwiga married Ruprecht of Silesia before 10 Feb 1372. Ruprecht (son of Wenzel I of Silesia and Anna of Silesia) was born between 1340 and 1347; died before 12 Jan 1409; was buried in Legnica, Lower Silesia, Poland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Barbara of Silesia-Liegnitz  Descendancy chart to this point died on 16 May 1435.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  Barbara of Silesia-Liegnitz Descendancy chart to this point (5.Jadwiga5, 4.Anna4, 3.Dannila3, 2.Gediminas2, 1.Butvydas1) died on 16 May 1435.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Silesia-Liegnitz.

    Barbara married Rudolf III of Saxony on 6 Mar 1396. Rudolf (son of Wenzel of Saxony and Cäcilie da Carrara) was born about 1373; died on 9 Jun 1419; was buried in Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Barbara of Saxony  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1406; died on 10 Oct 1465 in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 7

  1. 7.  Barbara of Saxony Descendancy chart to this point (6.Barbara6, 5.Jadwiga5, 4.Anna4, 3.Dannila3, 2.Gediminas2, 1.Butvydas1) was born about 1406; died on 10 Oct 1465 in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Saxony.

    Barbara married Johann "the Alchemist" of Brandenburg on 26 May 1412. Johann (son of Friedrich I of Brandenburg and Elisabeth of Bavaria) was born before 29 Sep 1403; died on 16 Nov 1464 in Baiersdorf, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. 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. 8.  Dorothea of Brandenburg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Barbara7, 6.Barbara6, 5.Jadwiga5, 4.Anna4, 3.Dannila3, 2.Gediminas2, 1.Butvydas1) 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. 9. 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.