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Princess Eufemia Eriksdotter, of Sweden and Norway

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Birthplace: Stockholm, Sverige (Sweden)
Death: April 10, 1370 (52-53)
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Erik Magnusson, hertig av Södermanland and Ingeborg of Norway
Wife of Albert II duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Mother of Heinrich III herzog zu Mecklenburg; Albrecht III von Mecklenburg, Kung av Sverige; Ingeburg von Mecklenburg; Magnus I, Herzog von Mecklenburg Schwerin; Anna von Mecklenburg, Gräfin zu Holstein-Plön and 3 others
Sister of Magnus IV of Sweden and Ingeborg Eiriksdatter
Half sister of Knut Knutsson Porse and Håkan Knutsson Porse

Occupation: Hertuginde: Mecklenburg, Prinsessa av Sverige, Hertiginna av Mecklenburg och Schwerin, Furstinna
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About Princess Eufemia Eriksdotter, of Sweden and Norway

Princess Eufemia Eriksdotter Van Zweden, of Sweden and Norway

  • Daughter of Erik Magnusson, hertig av Södermanland and Ingeborg of Norway
  • Birth: 1317 in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Death: April 10, 1370 (53) in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • EUPHEMIA Eriksdotter ([1317]-[27 Oct 1363/16 Jun 1370]). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “Albertus” married “Eufemia soror domini Agni, quondam regis Suecie”[239].

Spouse

  • Married: (contract Bohus 24 Jul 1321, Rostock [10 Apr] 1336) as his first wife, ALBRECHT [I] Herr von Mecklenburg, son of HEINRICH [II] "dem Löwen" Herr von Mecklenburg & his second wife Anna von Sachsen-Wittenberg (1318-Schwerin 18 Feb 1379, bur Doberan Abbey). He was created Herzog von Mecklenburg und Fürst by Imperial Order at Prague 8 Jul 1348. a) ALBRECHT von Mecklenburg ([1340]-Dobrenau [31 Mar /1 Apr] 1412, bur Doberan). He was crowned ALBERT King of Sweden at Uppsala 18 Feb 1364. He succeeded his father in 1379 as ALBRECHT III joint Herzog von Mecklenburg. Deposed as King of Sweden in 1389, he was imprisoned by Margrethe Queen of Denmark from 24 Feb 1389 to 26 Sep 1395. Lord of Gotland 1397/1399. He formally abdicated as King of Sweden in 1405

Herzog Albrecht [II] & his first wife Princess Eufemia Eriksdotter Van Zweden had five children:

  • 1. HEINRICH "de Henger [518] von Mecklenburg (-Wismar 24 Apr 1383). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “Albertus” had “tres filios: Hinricum, Albertum et Magnum”[519]. The Chronicon Holtzatiæ names "in terra Mekelemberg…Hinricus comes bellicosus et sagax", specifying that he was the son of "Albertum…quem voluit in regnum Swecie introducere"[520]. He succeeded his father in 1379 as HEINRICH III Herzog von Mecklenburg. The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “Albertus...filius eius senior Hinricus” was mortally wounded in a tournament at Wismar in 1384 “in die sancti Georgii” and died soon afterwards[521]. He died following an accident at a tournament[522]. [523]Betrothed to MARGRETE of Denmark, daughter of VALDEMAR IV "Atterdag" King of Denmark & his wife Heilwig von Schleswig (1345-1350). m firstly (contract Dornburg 23 Oct 1350, before 3 Jun 1362) INGEBORG of Denmark, daughter of VALDEMAR IV "Atterdag" King of Denmark & his wife Heilwig von Schleswig (1 Apr 1347-before 16 Jun 1370). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “dominus Hinricus” married “dominam Ingeburgem filiam domini Woldemari regis Danorum”[524]. m secondly (before 26 Feb 1377) MECHTILD von Werle, daughter of BERNHARD II Fürst von Werle zu Waren [Mecklenburg] & his wife Elisabeth von Holstein-Plön.

Herzog Heinrich [III] & his first wife had four children:

  • a) EUPHEMIA von Mecklenburg (-after 6 Aug 1400). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie names “Albertum cum duabus filiabus” as the children of “dominus Hinricus” and his wife “dominam Ingeburgem filiam domini Woldemari regis Danorum”[525]. No children. m (16 Jun 1377) JOHANN V Fürst von Werle-Güstrow, son of NIKOLAUS III Fürst von Werle zu Güstrow & his second wife Mechtild von Holstein-Schauenburg (-after 24 Aug 1377).
  • b) ALBRECHT von Mecklenburg (-before 24 Jun [1387/88]). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie names “Albertum cum duabus filiabus” as the children of “dominus Hinricus” and his wife “dominam Ingeburgem filiam domini Woldemari regis Danorum”[526]. He was recognized as heir of Denmark in 1375[527]. He succeeded his father in 1383 as ALBRECHT IV Herzog von Mecklenburg. m as her first husband, ELISABETH von Holstein-Rendsburg, daughter of NIKOLAUS Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg & his wife Elisabeth von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-25 Jan 1416, bur Cammin). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “Hinricus...filius unicus Albertus” married “filiam domini Nicolai comitis Holtzacie ac sororem Alberti ducis Luneburgensis” but died childless[528]. She married secondly (1404) Erich V Herzog von Sachsen-Lauenburg.
  • c) MARIE von Mecklenburg ([1363/67]-after 13 May 1402). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie names “Albertum cum duabus filiabus” as the children of “dominus Hinricus” and his wife “dominam Ingeburgem filiam domini Woldemari regis Danorum”[529]. She was ancestor of the later Kings of Denmark, as eventual heiress of her maternal aunt Margrethe I Queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. m (1380 before 23 Mar) WARTISLAW VII Duke of Pomerania in Hinterpommern, son of BOGISLAW V Duke of Pomerania in Hinterpommern & his second wife Adelheid von Braunschweig (-killed in battle [1394/24 Feb 1395]).
  • d) INGEBURG von Mecklenburg (1368-28 Sep 1408). Nun at Ribnitz 1376, abbess 1395.
  • 2. INGEBORG von Mecklenburg ([1340]-after 25 Jul 1395, bur Itzehoe). m firstly (contract Pritzwalk 25 Jun 1357, Feb 1360) as his second wife, LUDWIG VI Duke of Bavaria Markgraf von Brandenburg, son of Emperor LUDWIG IV King of Germany, Duke of Bavaria Pfalzgraf bei Rhein & his second wife Marguerite de Hainaut [Avesnes] Ctss de Hainaut, Holland and Zeeland (Rome 7 May 1328-Berlin 17 May 1365, bur Berlin Church of the Franciscan Order). m secondly (before 1374) as his second wife, HEINRICH II "der Eiserne" Graf von Holstein-Schauenburg, son of GERHARD III "der Grosse" Graf von Holstein-Rendsburg & his wife Sophie von Werle [Mecklenburg] ([1317]-[16 Oct 1384/12 Jun 1389], bur Itzehoe).
  • 3. ANNA von Mecklenburg (-1415 after 26 Jan). The Chronicon Holtzatiæ names "Alberti regis Swecie sororem…Annam" as wife of "comes Iohannes…filium comitem Adolphum", commenting that she was sterile[533]. m (contract Travemünde 20 Jun 1362, [4 Dec 1362/21 Sep 1365]) ADOLF IX Graf von Holstein, son of JOHANN III Graf von Holstein in Plön & his second wife Mirizlawa von Wittenberg (-26 Jan 1390, bur Hamburg Cathedral).
  • 4. MAGNUS von Mecklenburg (-2/15 Apr 1385). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “Albertus” had “tres filios: Hinricum, Albertum et Magnum”[534]. He succeeded his father in 1379 as MAGNUS I joint Herzog von Mecklenburg-Schwerin.
  • 5. ALBRECHT von Mecklenburg ([1340]-Dobrenau [31 Mar /1 Apr] 1412, bur Doberan). The late 14th century Doberaner Genealogie records that “Albertus” had “tres filios: Hinricum, Albertum et Magnum”[530]. He was crowned ALBERT King of Sweden at Uppsala 18 Feb 1364, his right of accession coming through his mother's family. He succeeded his father in 1379 as ALBRECHT III joint Herzog von Mecklenburg. Deposed as King of Sweden in 1389, he was imprisoned by Margrethe Queen of Denmark from 24 Feb 1389 to 26 Sep 1395. Lord of Gotland 1397/1399. He formally abdicated as King of Sweden in 1405. m firstly (contract Wismar 12 Oct 1352, 1359) RICHARDIS von Schwerin, daughter of OTTO [I] Graf von Schwerin & his wife Mechtild von Werle [Mecklenburg] (-[23 Apr/11 Jun] 1377, bur Stockholm Dominican Church). m secondly (Schwerin 12/13 Feb 1396) as her third husband, AGNES von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, widow firstly of BURCHARD V Graf von Mansfeld and secondly of BOGISLAW VI Duke of Pomerania-Wolgast, daughter of MAGNUS II "Torquatus/mit der Kette" Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg & his wife Katharina von Anhalt (-[1 Aug 1430/22 Dec 1434], bur Gadebusch).

Herzog Albrecht [III] & his first wife had three children:

  • a) ERICH von Mecklenburg (-Landscrona 26 Jul 1397, bur Wisby St Mary's Church). Lord of Gotland. He was imprisoned with his father by Margrethe Queen of Denmark from 24 Feb 1389 to 26 Sep 1395. He died of plague[531]. m (10/15 Feb 1396) as her first husband, SOPHIE von Pommern, daughter of BOGISLAW VI Duke of Pomerania in Wolgast & his second wife Agnes von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-before 21 Aug 1408). She married secondly (after 7 Apr 1398) Nikolaus [V] Herr zu Werle [Mecklenburg].
  • b) daughter (-after 1 May 1376).
  • c) RICHARDIS von Mecklenburg (-after 15 Mar 1400). m (Prague 10 Feb 1388) JOHANN of Bohemia Markgraf of Brandenburg Herzog von Görlitz, son of Emperor KARL IV King of Germany, King of Bohemia & his fourth wife Elisabeth von Pommern (Prague 22 Jun 1370-Kloster Neuzelle 1 Mar 1396, bur Prague Cathedral St Veit).

Herzog Albrecht [III] & his second wife had one child:

  • d) ALBRECHT [V] von Mecklenburg (-[1 Jun/6 Dec] 1423, bur Gadebusch). Minor until 1415. He was joint founder of the University of Rostock in 1419, jointly with his first cousin Johann IV Herzog von Mecklenburg[532]. Betrothed (1423) to MARGARETA von Brandenburg, daughter of FRIEDRICH I Elector of Brandenburg & his wife Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut ([1410]-Landshut 27 Jul 1465, bur Kloster Seligenthal).

Source - Projects MedLands, Norway - http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/MECKLENBURG.htm#AlbrechtIIdied1379



            
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Princess Eufemia Eriksdotter, of Sweden and Norway's Timeline

1317
1317
Stockholm, Sverige
1337
1337
Mecklenburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1340
1340
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
1340
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Deutschland(HRR)
1343
1343
Schwerin, Mecklenburg, Deutschland(HRR)
1345
1345
1345
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Deutschland(HRR)
1370
April 10, 1370
Age 53
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
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