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Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg

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Birthplace: Bernburg, Anhalt, Deutschland(HRR)
Death: January 30, 1390 (57-58)
St Michaelis, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
Place of Burial: St Michaelis, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
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Daughter of Bernhard III of Anhalt-Bernburg, Prince and Agnes Princess Of von Lindow-Ruppin
Wife of Albrecht III von Sachsen-Wittenberg, Fürst zu Lüneburg and Magnus II 1328 Torquatus, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg
Mother of Heinrich I, Fürst von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel und Lüneburg; Bernhard I, Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg; Duchess Sophia, Brunswick-Luneburg; Archbishop of Bremen Otto; Maud of Brunswick and 5 others
Sister of Bernhard IV Of Anhalt-Bernburg, Prince; Sofie von Anhalt-Bernburg, Herzogin zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg; Heinrich IV von Anhalt-Bernburg, Fürst; Albrecht von Anhalt-Bernburg, Prinz; Gertrud von Anhalt-Bernburg, Prinzessin, Gräfin zu Schwarzburg and 2 others
Half sister of Agnes von Lindow-Ruppin and Albrecht VI, Graf von Lindow-Ruppin

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About Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg

Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg

  • Daughter of Bernhard III Askanier, Prince and Agnes Princess Of von Anhalt-Bernburg (Askanier)
  • Katharina von Anhalt-Bernburg (German: Katharina von Anhalt; * c. 1330; † 30 January 1390) of the Askani family was the daughter of Prince Bernhard III (Anhalt) († 1348) and his first wife Agnes von Saxony-Wittenberg († 1338), daughter of Duke and Elector Rudolf I of Saxony-Wittenberg.

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MAGNUS von Braunschweig, son of MAGNUS I "dem Frommen" Herzog von Braunschweig in Braunschweig und Göttingen & his wife Sophie von Brandenburg ([1328]-killed in battle near Leveste 26 Jul 1373, bur Braunschweig Cathedral). Co-regent of Braunschweig 1345. Co-regent in Lüneburg 1367. He succeeded in 1368 as MAGNUS II "Torquatus/mit der Kette" Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg. married (before 6 Oct 1356) as her first husband, KATHARINA von Anhalt, daughter of BERNHARD III Fürst von Anhalt-Bernburg & his second wife Mathilde von Anhalt in Köthen und Zerbst (-30 Jan 1390, bur Lüneburg St Michaelis). She married secondly (Hannover 10 Nov 1373, Celle 11 May 1374) Albrecht III Herzog von Sachsen-Wittenberg Herzog von Lüneburg. Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “Hertoghe Albrecht to Sassen unde to Lunenborch” married “Hertoghen Magnus weddeven to Brunswick”, calling her “ein Marggrevinne to Brandenborch” [presumably confusing her with the widow of Duke Magnus I][341].

Magnus II & his wife KATHARINA von Anhalt had twelve children:

  • 1. AGNES von Braunschweig (-21 Mar 1410). The primary source which confirms her parentage and marriage has not been identified. married (before 17 Aug 1372) ALBRECHT I Herzog von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen, son of ERNST I Herzog von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen & his wife Adelheid von Everstein ([1339]-Salzderhelden [11 Aug/22 Sep] 1383, bur Einbeck St Alexander).
  • 2. FRIEDRICH von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-murdered near Kloster Englis, Hessen 5 Jun 1400, bur Braunschweig Cathedral). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Frederick, de wart geslagen by Frysseler” (named second) as one of the four sons of “Hertoghe Magnus, Hertoghen Magnus sone ein Hertoghe to Brunswick unde to Lunenborch, ein Here to Landesbarge” and his wife[342]. He succeeded in 1381 as FRIEDRICH Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg. Herzog von Braunschweig in Braunschweig und Gifhorn 1388. married ([Hannover 10 Nov 1386]) as her first husband, ANNA von Sachsen-Wittenberg, daughter of WENZEL Elector of Saxony & his wife Cecilia di Carrara (-after 18 Apr 1426, bur Reinhardsbrunn). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “de twey broder Hertoghe Frederick unde Hertoghe Bernd” married “Hertoghen Wenslaus dochter to Sassen”, noting in a later passage that the older daughter Anna married Friedrich[343]. She married secondly (Sangerhausen 14 Jul 1404) as his second husband, Balthasar Landgraf of Thuringia [Wettin].

Friedrich & his wife ANNA von Sachsen-Wittenberg had two children:

  • a) KATHARINA von Braunschweig (-before 26 Nov 1439). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Elizabeth”, who married “Greve Gunter to Swartzeborch”, as older daughter of Duke Friedrich and his wife[344]. married (1413) HEINRICH [XXIV] Graf von Schwarzburg in Blankenburg, son of GÜNTHER [XXX] Graf von Schwarzburg in Blankenburg & his wife Anna von Leuchtenberg (-Arnstadt 4 Oct 1444, bur Arnstadt).
  • b) ANNA von Braunschweig (1390-Innsbruck 11 Aug 1432, bur Stams). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Anna de was so schöne”, who married “Hertoghen Frederick...to Osterick”, as younger daughter of Duke Friedrich and his wife[345]. The necrology of Wilten records the death "II Id Aug 1432" of "Annæ ducissæ Austriæ"[346]. married (Innsbruck before 11 Jun 1411) as his second wife, FRIEDRICH IV "mit den leeren Tasche" Graf von Tirol, son of LEOPOLD III Duke of Austria & his wife Verde Visconti (1382-Innsbruck 24 Jun 1439, bur Stams).
  • 3. 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]. married (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).
  • 4. OTTO von Braunschweig (-30 Jun 1406, bur Bremen Cathedral). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Otten...Bischopp te Verden” (named first) as one of the four sons of “Hertoghe Magnus, Hertoghen Magnus sone ein Hertoghe to Brunswick unde to Lunenborch, ein Here to Landesbarge” and his wife[348]. Provost of St Blasius at Bremen 1383/89, resigned. Vitztum of Halberstadt 1384. Canon at Köln cathedral. Bishop of Verden 1395. Archbishop of Bremen 1395.
  • 5. AGNES von Braunschweig (-[1 Aug 1430/22 Dec 1434], bur Gadebusch). married firstly ([1366]) BURCHARD [V] Graf von Mansfeld, son of --- (-after 19 Mar 1389). married secondly (Celle 1391) BOGISLAW VI Duke of Pomerania in Wolgast, son of BARNIM IV Duke of Pomerania in Wolgast und Rügen & his wife Sophie von Werle zu Güstrow [Mecklenburg] ([1350/56]-7 Mar 1393). married thirdly (12/13 Feb 1396) as his second wife, ALBRECHT III Herzog von Mecklenburg ex-King of Sweden, son of ALBRECHT II "der Große" Herzog von Mecklenburg & his first wife Eufemia Eriksdatter of Sweden (1340-Dobrenau [31 Mar /1 Apr] 1412).
  • 6. BERNHARD von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-11 Jun Winsen 1434, bur Lüneburg St Michael). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Bernd” (named third) as one of the four sons of “Hertoghe Magnus, Hertoghen Magnus sone ein Hertoghe to Brunswick unde to Lunenborch, ein Here to Landesbarge” and his wife[349]. Priest 1378. He succeeded in 1388 as BERNHARD I Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg. From 1400 Herzog von Braunschweig in Braunschweig und Lüneburg. From 1409 Herzog von Braunschweig in Braunschweig. From 1428 Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg. married (Hannover 10 Nov 1373, 12 Jul 1385) MARGARETA von Sachsen-Wittenberg, daughter of WENZEL Elector of Saxony & his wife Cecilia di Carrara (-12 Jun 1418, bur Lüneburg St Michael). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records that “de twey broder Hertoghe Frederick unde Hertoghe Bernd” married “Hertoghen Wenslaus dochter to Sassen”, noting in a later passage that the younger daughter Margarete married Bernhard[350].

Bernhard I & his wife MARGARETA von Sachsen-Wittenberg had [four] children:

  • a) OTTO von Braunschweig (-27 May or 1 Jun 1445, bur Lüneburg St Michael). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Otten...hadde eyn scheyff beyn” as older son of Duke Bernhard[351]. He succeeded his father in 1434 as OTTO I "der Hinkende" Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg. married (1425) ELISABETH von Everstein, daughter of HERMANN [V] Graf von Everstein & his wife --- (-Gifhorn 10 Feb 1468, bur Kloster Isernhagen). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records in 1425 that “Hertoghe Otto de grote, Hertoghen Berndes sone to Brunswick unde to Lunenborch” married “Elizabeth des testen Greven dochter to Eversteyne” by whom he was childless[352].
  • b) FRIEDRICH von Braunschweig (-Celle 19 Mar 1478, bur Celle Grauemönchskloster). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Frederick” as younger son of Duke Bernhard[353]. He succeeded his brother in 1445 as FRIEDRICH "der Fromme" Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg.
  • c) KATHARINA von Braunschweig (-1429 after 6 May, bur Verchen). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Katherina”, who married “Hertoghen Cosmas to Stettyn”, as daughter of Duke Bernhard and his wife[354]. married (before 4 Aug 1424) as his first wife, KASIMIR V Duke of Pomerania in Stettin, son of SWANTIBOR I Duke of Pomerania in Stettin & his wife Anna von Nürnberg (after 1380-12 Apr 1435).
  • d) [SOPHIE (-after 22 May 1447). Abbess of Möllenbeck.]
  • 7. HEINRICH von Braunschweig (-Ülzen 14 Oct 1416, bur Braunschweig). Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum names “Hinrick” (named fourth) as one of the four sons of “Hertoghe Magnus, Hertoghen Magnus sone ein Hertoghe to Brunswick unde to Lunenborch, ein Here to Landesbarge” and his wife[355]. Sub deacon at Hildesheim 1376. Co-regent in Lüneburg 1388. He succeeded in 1409 as HEINRICH II Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg.
  • 8. ALBRECHT von Braunschweig Priest 1378.
  • 9. MECHTILD von Braunschweig ([1370]-23 Feb 1433, bur Hoya St Martin). married (13 Dec1384) OTTO [II] Graf von Hoya, son of --- (-13 Apr 1428, bur Hoya St Martin).
  • 10. ELISABETH von Braunschweig (-2 Oct 1420, bur Rastede). Canoness 1381. Canoness at Quedlinburg 1393. She died of the plague[356]. married (before 5 Mar 1399) MORITZ III Graf von Oldenburg, son of KONRAD [II] Graf von Oldenburg & his wife Kunigunde --- (-4 Sep 1420, bur Rastede).
  • 11. HELENE von Braunschweig (bur Nienburg). married ([17 Apr 1390, before 24 Aug 1396) ERICH [I] Graf von Hoya, son of --- (-[29 Jun 1426/25 Sep 1427], bur Nienburg St Martin).
  • 12. KATHARINA [Elisabeth] von Braunschweig (-[1417/3 Apr 1422]). The Chronicon Holtzatiæ names "de domo Brunszwiccensi sororem ducum Bernhardi, Hinrici et Frederici, nomine Elizabeth" as wife of "Gherardus dux Sleszwiccensis et Holtzacie"[357]. married ([1390]) GERHARD Herzog von Schleswig Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg, son of HEINRICH II "dem Eisernen" Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg & his second wife Ingeburg von Mecklenburg (-killed in battle Süderhamme 5 Aug 1404, bur Itzehoe).

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Bernburg, Anhalt, Deutschland(HRR)
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Wolfenbüttel, Braunschweig-Lüneburg, Deutschland(HRR)
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