Henry II of Holstein-Rendsburg, count

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Henry II of Holstein-Rendsburg, count

German: Heinrich II., Graf, Polish: Henryk II Żelazny, hrabia, Norwegian: Greve Henry 2 Holstein-Rendsburg, count
Also Known As: "Iron Henry"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Schloß Gottorp, Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark (Denmark)
Death: circa November 16, 1389 (63-80)
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark (Denmark)
Place of Burial: Itzehoe, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Graaf van Holstein-Rendsburg Gerhard III von Holstein-Rendsburg, Graf and Grevinne Sophie av Werle
Husband of Ingeburg von Mecklenburg and Mechtild(Mathilde) zur Lippe, Gräfin zu Holstein-Rendsburg, Herzogin zu Schleswig
Father of Gerhard VI von Holstein, Herzog von Schleswig-Holstein; Albrecht II von Holstein-Rendsburg, Graf zu Holstein-Rendsburg, Herzog von Schleswig; Heinrich III von Holstein-Schauenburg, Graf zu Holstein-Rendsburg; Duchess of Pomerania Sophia von Holstein and Metta von Holstein-Rendsburg
Brother of Nikolaus von Holstein-Rendsburg, Graf zu Holstein-Rendsburg, Herzog zu Schleswig; Adolf von Holstein-Rendsburg, Graf; Elisabeth von Holstein-Rendsburg, Gräfin and Sophia Gerhardsdatter von Holstein-Rendsburg, Gräfin
Half brother of Gerhard IV von Holstein-Ploen

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About Henry II of Holstein-Rendsburg, count

Count Henry II of Holstein-Rendsburg (nickname Iron Henry; c. 1317 – c. 1384) was count of Holstein-Rendsburg and pledge lord of Southern Schleswig. He ruled jointly with his younger brother, Count Nicholas (d. 1397).

Seal

His seal had the inscription: S (IGILLUM) * HINRICI * D (E) I * GRA (TIA) * COMIT (IS) * HOLTZACIE * STORM ARIA (Seal of Henry by the grace of God Duke of Holstein, (and) Stormarn)

  • Count of Holstein-Rendsburg (as Henry II): Reign 1340-1381/1384 with his brother Nicholas (1340-1397)

Predecessor: Gerhard III Successor: Nicholas, Albert II and Gerhard VI

  • Duke of Schleswig: (as Henry II): 1375-1381/1384 with his brother Nicholas (1375-1386)

Predecessor: Henry I Successor: Nicholas

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Henry II of Holstein-Rendsburg, count's Timeline

1317
1317
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
1368
1368
Itzehoe, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
1369
1369
Itzehoe, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
1371
1371
Of Itzehoe,Schleswig-Holstein,Prussia
1373
1373
Itzehoe, Holstein, Deutschland (HRR)
1389
November 16, 1389
Age 72
Schleswig, Schleswig, Danmark
November 1389
Age 72
Itzehoe, Holstein, Deutschland(HRR)
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Schleswig