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Sophie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg Welf, Herzogin zu Sachen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg

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Birthplace: Wolfenbüttel, Braunschweig, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: May 28, 1416 (57-58)
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Daughter of Magnus II 1328 Torquatus, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg
Wife of Herzog Erich IV von Sachsen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg
Mother of Herzog Erich V von Sachsen-Lauenburg; Johann IV von Sachen-Lauenburg, Herzog; Katharina von Sachsen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg, Freiin zu Werle-Güstrow, Herzogin zu Mecklenburg-Schwerin; Albrecht von Sachsen-Lauenburg, Herzog; Herzog Bernhard II von Sachsen-Lauenburg-Ratzeburg. and 8 others
Sister of Heinrich I, Fürst von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel und Lüneburg; Bernhard I, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg; Archbishop of Bremen Otto; Maud of Brunswick; Agnes Gräfin von Mansfeld-Querfurt, Drottning and 4 others

Occupation: Tochter des Herzogs Magnus II. von Braunschweig-Lüneburg
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About Duchess Sophia, Brunswick-Luneburg

Duchess Sophia, Brunswick-Luneburg

  • Daughter of Magnus II Torquatus, Duke of Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg
  • Married: Erick von Sachsen, on April 8,1373

Project MedLands Saxony

ERICH von Sachsen ([1354]-21 Jun 1412). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Ereke” as the son of “Ereck, Hertoghen Erekes sone to Sassen” and his wife “des Hertoghen dochter to Holsten...Angnes”[685]. He succeeded his father in 1369 as ERICH IV Herzog von Sachsen in Lauenburg und Ratzeburg. married (8 Apr 1373) SOPHIE von Braunschweig, daughter of MAGNUS II "Torquatus/mit der Kette" Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg & his wife Katharina von Anhalt ([1358]-before 28 May 1416). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “Ereke”, son of “Ereck, Hertoghen Erekes sone to Sassen”, married “des Hertoghen dochter to Brunswick”[686].

Duke Erich IV & his wife SOPHIE von Braunschweig had ten children:

  • i) ERICH von Sachsen (-end 1435). He succeeded his father in 1412 as ERICH V Herzog von Sachsen in Lauenburg und Ratzeburg. Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “Ereke, Hertoghen Erekes sone to Sassen” died in 1435[687]. m firstly (1404) as her second husband, ELISABETH von Holstein-Rendsburg, widow of ALBRECHT IV Herzog von Mecklenburg, daughter of NIKOLAUS Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg & his wife Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-25 Jan 1416). married secondly (before 1422) ELISABETH von Weinsberg, daughter of KONRAD [VII] von Weinsberg & his wife --- (-after 26 Jan 1498). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “Ereke, Hertoghen Erekes sone to Sassen” married “Elizabeth des Greven dochter van Wynsbarghe”[688].

Duke Erich V & his second wife ELISABETH von Weinsberg had one child:

  • (a) HEINRICH (-Weikersheim 22 Aug 1437, bur Weikersheim Stadkirche).
  • ii) 'JOHANN IV von Sachsen(-killed in battle Apr 1414).
  • iii) AGNES( -1435). m (1393) WARTISLAW von Pommern, son of WARTISLAW VI Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast & his wife Anna von Mecklenburg (1373-20/23 Aug 1415). He succeeded his father in 1394 as WARTISLAW VIII Duke of Pomerania in Rügen.
  • iv) ALBRECHT (-killed in battle Grohnde 20 Mar 1421). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Albrecht...eyn Domhere to Hildessem”, killed “in dem stride vor Gronde”, second of the three sons of “Hertoghe Ereke to Sassen, ein Her to Louenborch” and his wife[689]. Canon at Köln Cathedral. Canon of St Mauritz, Münster 1406, scholasticus and provost 1414.
  • v) MAGNUS'(-21 Sep 1452). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Magnus...Bischopp to Camyn...Bischopp top Hildessem” first of the three sons of “Hertoghe Ereke to Sassen, ein Her to Louenborch” and his wife[690]. Bishop of Cammin 1410. Bishop of Hildesheim 1424.
  • vi) BERNHARD von Sachsen (-16 Jul 1463, bur Ratzeburg Cathedral). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Bernd”, who inherited “de Herschopp to Louenborch”, third of the three sons of “Hertoghe Ereke to Sassen, ein Her to Louenborch” and his wife[691]. He succeeded his brother in 1435 as BERNHARD II Herzog von Sachsen in Lauenburg und Ratzeburg.
  • vii) OTTO (-before 1431).
  • viii) AGNES (-before 1415). The Chronicon Holtzatiæ refers to, but does not name, the wife of "Albertum [fratrem Gherardi ducis Sleszwiccensis et Holtzacie]" as "de domo ducum Saxonie", specifying that they left no heirs[692]. m (before 23 Mar 1399) ALBRECHT II Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg, son of HEINRICH II "dem Eisernen" Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg & his second wife Ingeburg von Mecklenburg (-Dithmarschen 28 Sep 1403, bur Itzehoe).
  • ix) KATHARINA(-after 18 Nov 1448). m firstly JOHANN [VII] Herr von Werle zu Güstrow, son of LORENZ Herr von Werle zu Güstrow [Mecklenburg] & his wife Mechtild von Werle [Mecklenburg] (-[26 Jun/16 Jul] 1414). m secondly (Papal dispensation 12 Aug 1417) as his second wife, JOHANN IV Herzog von Mecklenburg, son of MAGNUS I Herzog von Mecklenburg & his wife Elsabe von Pommern-Rügen (-Schwerin 16 Oct 1422).
  • x) SOPHIE([1395]-1462). m ([1416/18]) WARTISLAW IX Duke of Pomerania, son of BARNIM VI Duke of Pomerania & his wife Veronica --- (Wolgast [1400]-Schloß Darsim 17 Apr 1457).

Sophie and Wartislaw IX Duke of Pomerania had two children

  • c) JUTTA (-1388). married ([1377]) as his first wife, BOGISLAW VI Duke of Pomerania, son of BARNIM IV Duke of Pomerania in Wolgast und Rügen & his wife Sophie von Werle-Güstrow [Mecklenburg] ([1350/56]-7 Mar 1393).
  • d) MECHTHILDIS (-8 Oct ). Nun 1381. Abbess of Wienhausen 1386/1405, resigned.

Project MedLands Brunswick

SOPHIE von Braunschweig ([1358]-before 28 May 1416). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “Ereke”, son of “Ereck, Hertoghen Erekes sone to Sassen”, married “des Hertoghen dochter to Brunswick”[347]. m (8 Apr 1373) ERICH IV Herzog von Sachsen-Lauenburg, son of ERICH II Herzog von Sachsen-Lauenburg & his wife Agnes von Holstein (1354-21 Jun 1412).

Wikipedia

On 8 April 1373 Eric IV married Sophia of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1358–28 May 1416), daughter of Magnus II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. and they had the following children:

  • Eric V (?–1436), duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
  • John IV (?–1414), duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
  • Albert (died 1421), canon in Hildesheim
  • Magnus (died 1452), Prince-Bishop of Cammin 1410–1424, thereafter Prince-Bishop of Hildesheim
  • Bernard II (died 1463), duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
  • Otto (died before 1431)
  • Agnes (died before 1415), on 23 March 1399 married with Albrecht II of Holstein-Rendsburg
  • Agnes (died ca. 1435, Pudagla), married Wartislaw VIII, Duke of Pomerania
  • Catherine (died before 1448), married (1) John VII of Werle (2) John IV, Duke of Mecklenburg
  • Sophia (died 1462), married Wartislaw IX, Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast and mother of Eric II, Duke of Pomerania.

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Cordula Bornefeld, "Die Herzöge von Sachsen-Lauenburg", in: Die Fürsten des Landes: Herzöge und Grafen von Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg [De slevigske hertuger; German], Carsten Porskrog Rasmussen (ed.) on behalf of the Gesellschaft für Schleswig-Holsteinische Geschichte, Neumünster: Wachholtz, 2008, pp. 373-389, here p. 377. ISBN 978-3-529-02606-5

Elke Freifrau von Boeselager, "Das Land Hadeln bis zum Beginn der frühen Neuzeit", In: Geschichte des Landes zwischen Elbe und Weser: 3 vols., Hans-Eckhard Dannenberg and Heinz-Joachim Schulze (eds.) on behalf of the Landschaftsverband der ehemaligen Herzogtümer Bremen und Verden, Stade: Landschaftsverband der ehem. Herzogtümer Bremen und Verden, 1995 and 2008, (Schriftenreihe des Landschaftsverbandes der ehem. Herzogtümer Bremen und Verden; No. 7), vol. II: Mittelalter (1995), pp. 321-388, here p. 343. ISBN 978-3-9801919-8-2

Cordula Bornefeld, "Die Herzöge von Sachsen-Lauenburg", in: Die Fürsten des Landes: Herzöge und Grafen von Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg [De slevigske hertuger; German], Carsten Porskrog Rasmussen (ed.) on behalf of the Gesellschaft für Schleswig-Holsteinische Geschichte, Neumünster: Wachholtz, 2008, pp. 373-389, here p. 377. ISBN 978-3-529-02606-5

Cordula Bornefeld, "Die Herzöge von Sachsen-Lauenburg", in: Die Fürsten des Landes: Herzöge und Grafen von Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg [De slevigske hertuger; German], Carsten Porskrog Rasmussen (ed.) on behalf of the Gesellschaft für Schleswig-Holsteinische Geschichte, Neumünster: Wachholtz, 2008, pp. 373-389, here pp. 377. ISBN 978-3-529-02606-5

Elisabeth Raiser, Städtische Territorialpolitik im Mittelalter: eine vergleichende Untersuchung ihrer verschiedenen Formen am Beispiel Lübecks und Zürichs, Lübeck and Hamburg: Matthiesen, 1969, (Historische Studien; 406), p. 90, simultaneously: Hamburg, Univ., Diss., 1969.

Elisabeth Raiser, Städtische Territorialpolitik im Mittelalter: eine vergleichende Untersuchung ihrer verschiedenen Formen am Beispiel Lübecks und Zürichs, Lübeck and Hamburg: Matthiesen, 1969, (Historische Studien; 406), p. 137, simultaneously: Hamburg, Univ., Diss., 1969.

Cordula Bornefeld, "Die Herzöge von Sachsen-Lauenburg", in: Die Fürsten des Landes: Herzöge und Grafen von Schleswig, Holstein und Lauenburg [De slevigske hertuger; German], Carsten Porskrog Rasmussen (ed.) on behalf of the Gesellschaft für Schleswig-Holsteinische Geschichte, Neumünster: Wachholtz, 2008, pp. 373-389, here p. 377. ISBN 978-3-529-02606-5

In the Middle Low German original: „wes zee hebben an gherichte in Vreslande . . . unde an Lee, dat to deme vorscrevenen slote unde voghedie höret", here after Bernd Ulrich Hucker, „Die landgemeindliche Entwicklung in Landwürden, Kirchspiel Lehe und Kirchspiel Midlum im Mittelalter“ (first presented in 1972 as a lecture at a conference of the historical work study association of the northern Lower Saxon Landschaftsverbände held at Oldenburg in Oldenburg), in: Oldenburger Jahrbuch, vol. 72 (1972), pp. 1—22, here p. 13.

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Duchess Sophia, Brunswick-Luneburg's Timeline

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