Otto II was a Duke of Pomerania-Stettin from the House of Griffins.
Otto II was the eldest son of Duke Swantibor III, of Pomerania-Stettin and his wife Anna of Hohenzollern. When Otto was about 20 years old, his father tried to make him the Archbishop of Riga, which, against the will of the Teutonic Knights, who preferred John of Wallenrode as Archbishop. Otto was confirmed as Archbishop in 1394 by King Wenceslaus and in 1396, he went to Dorpat, where he created an alliance with Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania. In the following years, however, the Teutonic Orde
Otto II was married to Agnes of Mecklenburg, a daughter of Duke John II of Mecklenburg-Stargard. They had no children. Sometimes it is alleged that Otto had earlier married a daughter of Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania. According to the historian Martin Wehrmann, there is no evidence for such a marriage and the rumour is probably based on the alliance between Otto and Vytautas.
- c. 1380
- Anna of Hohenzollern
- 27 March 1428
- Swantibor III, Duke of Pomerania
Apr 30, 2019 · Otto II was the eldest son of Duke Swantibor III, of Pomerania-Stettin and his wife Anna of Hohenzollern. Swantibor III, Duke of Pomerania , or, according to a different way of counting, Swantibor I. was a member of the House of Griffins, a Duke of Pomerania-Stettin and for a while governor of the Mittelmark.
Otto II was the eldest son of Duke Swantibor III, of Pomerania-Stettin and his wife Anna of Hohenzollern. When Otto was about 20 years old, his father tried to make him the Archbishop of Riga , which, against the will of the Teutonic Knights , who preferred John of Wallenrode as Archbishop.
Otto II (c. 1380 – 27 March 1428) was a Duke of Pomerania-Stettin from the House of Griffins.
Otto II, Duke of Pomerania is similar to these nobilities: Bogislaw VIII, Duke of Pomerania, Barnim III, Duke of Pomerania, Casimir II, Duke of Pomerania and more.
Pomerania-Demmin: Casimir II 1210 two children: Widow of Casimir II Warcislaus III: c.1210: 1226–1264: 17 May 1264: Pomerania-Demmin: Sophia 1236 three children: After his death in 1264, Barnim became the sole duke. Racibor II: before 1223: 1223–1238: 1238: Pomerania-Schlawe-Stolp: unmarried: Son of Bogislaw III.
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The lands of Pomerania were firstly ruled by local tribes, who settled in Pomerania around the 10th and 11th centuries.
The Duchy resulted from the partition of Świętobor, Duke of Pomerania, in which his son Wartislaw inherited the lands that would become in fact known as Pomerania.
1168–1325 feudal fief of Denmark under local rulers: 1. 1162–1170 Tezlaw 2. 1170–1217 Jaromar I 3. 1218–1249 Wizlaw I 4. 1249–1260 Jaromar II 5. 1260–1302 Wizlaw II 6. 1303–1325 Wizlaw III From 1325 Pomerania-Wolgast or -Barth: 1. 1325–1326 Wartislaw IV 2. 1326–1368 Bogislaw V, Wartislaw V, Barnim IV 3. 1368–1372 Wartislaw VI, Bogislaw VI 4. 1372–1394 Wartislaw VI 5. 1394–1415 Wartislaw VIII 6. 1415–1432/36 Swantibor II 7. 1432/36–1451 Barnim VIII 8. 1451–1457 Wartislaw IX 9. 1457–1478 Wartislaw X from 1474 part of Pomerania-Wolgast
In 1155, the lands who belonged to Świętopełk I became independent under Sobieslaw I, a possible descendant, who founded the House of Sambor and the Duchy of Pomerelia. The dukes of Pomerelia were using the Latin title dux Pomeraniae ("Duke of Pomerania") or dux Pomeranorum("Duke of the Pomeranians").Gerard Labuda (ed.), "Historia Pomorza", vol. 1–4, Poznan-Torun 1969–2003Edmund Kopicki, "Tabele dynastyczne", "Wykazy panujacych", in: "Katalog podstawowych monet i banknotow Polski oraz ziem z historycznie z Polska zwiazanych", vol. IX, part IZugmunt Boras, "Ksiazeta Pomorza Zachdniego", Poznań 1969, 1978, 1996Casimir Kozlowski, George Podralski, "Poczet Ksiazat Pomorza Zachdniego", KAW, Szczecin 1985
1h) Otto II, Duke of Pomerania in Stettin, d.27 Mar 1428; m.Agnes, dau.of Duke Johann of Mecklenburg-Stargard . 2h) Albrecht . 3h) Kasimir V, Duke of Pomerania in Stettin, b.after 1380, d.12 Apr 1435; m.1 st Katharina of Braunschweig-Lüneburg (d.1429); m.2 nd 1431 Elisabeth of Braunschwieg-Grubenhagen (1409-Oct 1452) 1i) Joachim, b.before 1424 ...
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Name of the Dynasty. The dynasty is known by two names, Pomerania, after their primary fief, and Griffin, after their coat of arms, which had featured a griffin since the late 12th century: the first verifiable use of the griffin as the dynasty's heraldic emblem occurred in a seal of Casimir II, Duke of Pomerania, which showed the imaginary beast within a shield, and was attached to a document ...