Anna of Saxe-Wittenberg (died: 18 April 1426) was a member of the House of Ascania and the wife of Duke Frederick I of Brunswick-Lüneburg, a German anti-king. Anna of Saxe-Wittenberg was the daughter of Duke Wenceslas I of Saxe-Wittenberg, Duke of Lüneburg and Elector of Saxony and his wife Cecilia of Carrara.
Anna von Sachsen-Wittenberg was born 1372 to Wenzel I. von Sachsen (c1337-1388) and Cecilia di Carrara (c1356-1427) and died 18 April 1426 of unspecified causes. She married Friedrich I. von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (c1357-1400) 1386 JL. She married Balthasar von Thüringen (1336-1406) 14 July 1404 JL in Sangerhausen.
- 18 April 1426
- Balthasar von Thüringen (1336-1406)
The Ascanian line of Saxe-Wittenberg became extinct with the death of Elector Albert III in 1422, whereafter Emperor Sigismund bestowed the country and electoral dignity upon Margrave Frederick IV of Meissen, who had been a loyal supporter in the Hussite Wars. Late Albert's Ascanian relative Duke Eric V of Saxe-Lauenburg protested in vain.
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Ann Mary (Anna Marie; d. 7 January 1245), ∞ Duke Barnim I of Pomerania. Bridget (Brigitte Jutta) (d. 4 April 1266), fiancée of Otto of Brunswick and Lunenburg, ∞ before 1255 Margrave John I of Brandenburg [founder of the Johannean line Brandenburg-Stendal] Mathilde (Mechthild) (d. 28 July 1266), ∞ ca. 1241 Count John I of Holstein
Anna of Denmark was a daughter of king Christian III of Denmark and Norway and his wife Dorothea of Saxe-Lauenburg. Her mother taught her the basic principles of gathering medicinal plants and preparing herbal remedies. After the introduction of Protestantism in Denmark in 1537, she was raised as a strict orthodox Lutheran.
Rudolf III, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg - ... + Anna Maria of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. 10 Magdalena Sibylle of Saxe-Weissenfels + Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.
The Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg was confirmed as the Elector of Saxony. In return, the Saxe-Lauenburg branch of the House of Ascania finally lost all claims to the electoral vote and to the associated dignity of Imperial Archmarshal as well as the right to carry a sword in the imperial diet.
Rudolf had 4 siblings: Anna von Mecklenburg (born von Saxe-Wittenberg) and 3 other siblings. Rudolf married Jutta (Brigitte) von Saxe-Wittenberg (born von Brandenburg-Salzwedel) in 1298, at age 14. Jutta was born circa 1285.
Oct 09, 2018 · Barbara (b. ca. 1384 - d. Trebitz, 9 May 1436), married on 6 March 1396 to Rudolph III, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg and Elector of Saxony. Through this union, Rupert was a direct ancestor of the Kings of Denmark and the House of Gonzaga, rulers of Mantua and Montferrato. Agnes (b. bef. 1385 - d. aft. 7 July 1411), a nun in Wroclaw.