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Sophia von Brandenburg

Also Known As: "Sofia"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Brandenburg, Brandenburg, Tyskland
Death: 1356 (50-51)
Braunschweig, Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany
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Daughter of Henry I, Markgraf von Brandenburg and Agnes / Anna von Hessen
Wife of Magnus I, Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
Mother of Matilda of Brunswick; Magnus II 1328 Torquatus, Herzog zu Braunschweig-Lüneburg; Heinrich, Prince Of Brunswick; Ernest Prince Of Brunswick; Ludwig, Duke Of Brunswick and 4 others
Sister of Jutta von Brandenburg-Havelland, Markgräfin and Heinrich II von Brandenburg
Half sister of Agnes von Hessen

Occupation: Prinzin von Brandenburg,
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About Sophia von Brandenburg

Sophia von Brandenburg

Sophia von Brandenburg is Queen Elizabeth II's 14th great grandmother.

SOPHIE (1300-[1356]). "Ludowicus…Romanorum Rex" granted rights to "Sophie…sororis nostre Agnetis, relicte quondam Henrici Marchionis Brandenburgensis, filie" by charter dated 21 Aug 1323[342]. m MAGNUS I Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg in Göttingen, son of ALBRECHT II "der Fette/der Feiste" Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg in Göttingen und Braunschweig & his wife Richza von Werle ([1304]-[15 Jun/15 Aug] 1369, bur Lüneburg St Michaelis).

Source: Project MedLands, Prussia, Brandenburg

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MAGNUS von Braunschweig, son of ALBRECHT II "der Fette/der Feiste" Herzog von Braunschweig und Lüneburg in Göttingen und Braunschweig & his wife Richza von Werle ([1304]-[15 Jun/15 Aug] 1369, bur Lüneburg St Michaelis). He succeeded his father in 1318 as MAGNUS I "der Fromme" joint Herzog von Braunschweig in Braunschweig und Göttingen, jointly with his two brothers. “Otto dux in Bruneswich necnon Magnus et Ernestus fratres eius” donated property to Hildesheim by charter dated 1 Jul 1321[338]. After the death of their older brother Otto, Magnus and his younger brother Ernst agreed on a partition of their territories, Magnus becoming Herzog von Braunschweig in Braunschweig 1345. Botho’s Chronicon Brunsvicensium Picturatum records the death in 1368 of “Hertoghe Magnus vader de olde Hertoghe Magnus”[339].

Married: SOPHIE von Brandenburg, daughter of HEINRICH I "Ohne Land" Markgraf von Brandenburg [Askanier] & his wife Agnes von Bayern (1300-[1356]).

Mistress (1): GESA von Vechelde, daughter of ---.

Magnus I & his wife had nine children:

  • 1). MATHILDE von Braunschweig (-after 28 Jun 1354, bur Nienburg an der Saale). m as his third wife, BERNHARD III Fürst von Anhalt in Bernburg, son of BERNARD II Fürst von Anhalt & his wife Helena von Rügen ([1300]-20 Aug 1348, bur Nienburg Klosterkirche).).
  • 2). MAGNUS von Braunschweig ([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.

- HERZOGEN von BRAUNSCHWEIG und LÜNEBURG.

  • 3). ALBRECHT von Braunschweig (-Verden 14 Apr 1395, bur Bremen Cathedral). Provost of St Paul's 1357. Kämmerer of Halberstadt cathedral 1358. Canon at Magdeburg cathedral 1360. Elected Archbishop of Bremen 1360, installed 1363.
  • 4). HEINRICH von Braunschweig (-after 26 Jan 1382). Canon and provost of Heilige Kreuz at Hildesheim 1353/76. Provost at Halberstadt cathedral 1367/82.
  • 5). OTTO von Braunschweig (-killed in battle 16 Jan 1339, bur Nürnberg Franciscan church).
  • 6). LUDWIG von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (-5 Nov 1367, bur Wienhausen). Co-regent of Lüneburg 1355. m (contract 23 Jun 1355, dispensation Avignon 20 Jan 1359) as her first husband, MECHTILD von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, daughter of WILHELM Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg & his second wife Maria --- ([1338/41]-after 16 May 1410). The marriage contract between “Wilhelm Hertoghe to Brunsw unde to Luneborch...Mechtilde use dochter” and “Hertoghe Magnus van Brunsw...Lodewich sin Sone” is dated 23 Jun 1355[340]. She married secondly (25 Jun 1368) Otto I Graf von Holstein-Schauenburg in Schaumburg und Pinneberg.

a) SOPHIE von Braunschweig (-13 Mar 1412). Abbess of Möllenbeck 1386/1402. Provostin at Gandersheim before 1402, Abbess of Gandersheim 1402.

  • 7). ERNST von Braunschweig (after 26 Feb 1385). In Blankenau 1373.
  • 8). SOPHIE von Braunschweig (-1394). m (before 24 Aug 1366) DIETRICH [V] Graf von Honstein, son of --- (-1379).
  • 9). AGNES von Braunschweig . m (1360) HEINRICH Graf von Honstein in Klettenberg und Lohra, son of --- (-1408).

Magnus I had four illegitimate children by Mistress (1):

  • 10). ALBRECHT . 1367.
  • 11). HEINRICH . 1367.
  • 12). MAGNUS . 1367.
  • 13). OTTO . 1367.

Source: Project MedLands Brunswick

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Sophie von Brandenburg

Sophia of Brandenburg-Stendal (1300–1356) was a daughter of Margrave Henry I (1256–1318) and his wife Agnes of Bavaria (1276–1345).

In 1327, she married Duke Magnus "the Pious" of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1304–1369), Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. The following children reached adulthood:

d. circa 1356

Sophie von Brandenburg was the daughter of Heinrich I Markgraf von Brandenburg and Agnes von Bayern. She married Magnus I Herzog von Braunschweig, son of Albrecht II Herzog von Braunschweig-Göttingen and Rixa von Werle, circa 1327. She died circa 1356.

Children of Sophie von Brandenburg and Magnus I Herzog von Braunschweig

  • Sophie von Braunschweig+ d. c 1394
  • Matilde von Braunschweig+ d. a 28 Jun 1354
  • Ludwig Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg d. c 1367
  • Albrecht von Braunschweig d. 14 Apr 1395
  • Heinrich von Braunschweig d. a 1382
  • Ernst von Braunschweig d. a 16 Feb 1385
  • Otto von Braunschweig d. 16 Jan 1339
  • Magnus II Herzog von Braunschweig+ b. c 1328, d. 26 Jul 1373

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Sophia von Brandenburg's Timeline

1305
1305
Brandenburg, Brandenburg, Tyskland
1327
1327
Braunschweig, Germany
1328
1328
1332
1332
Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany
1334
1334
Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany
1336
1336
Of Wolfenbüttel,Braunschweig,Germany
1338
1338
Wolfenbⁿttel, Braunschweig, Tyskland
1340
1340
Wolfenbüttel, Lower Saxony, Germany
1356
1356
Age 51
Brunswick, Lower Saxony, Germany