Philip II, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin (29 July 1573 – 3 February 1618) was from 1606 to 1618 the reigning duke of Pomerania-Stettin and is considered among the one of the most artistic of the Pomeranian dukes.
In 1155, Pomerania was divided in Pomerania-Stettin and Pomerania-Demmin. In 1190 the Land of Słupsk-Sławno separated itself from -Stettin. In 1231 Emperor Frederick II granted the immediate liege lordship over Pomerania to the Margrave of Brandenburg , who enforced this claim by the Treaties of Kremmen (1236) and of Landin (1250).
Casimir V was the youngest son of Duke Swantibor III of (1351–1413), who ruled Pomerania-Stettin alone. His older brothers were Otto II (born: c. 1380 – died 1428) and Albert (died before 1412). His father made him leader of the Pomeranian contingent who took part in the Battle of Tannenberg (1410) on the side of the Teutonic Order .
Swantibor III, Duke of Pomerania, or, according to a different way of counting, Swantibor I. (born: c. 1351 – died: 21 June 1413) was a member of the House of Griffins, a Duke of Pomerania-Stettin and for a while governor of the Mittelmark
The western side, know as Pomerania-Stettin, was ruled by their cousin, Barnim III. The Duchy of Pomerania was located on the Baltic coast in present-day Poland and East Germany. Elizabeth and Bogislaw had three children; a daughter Elizabeth, born between 1345 and 1347, a son Casimir, born around 1351, and an unnamed daughter who probably died ...
He then travelled through France and Burgundy and acquired a profound knowledge of French. Back in the Empire, the Dukes of Pomerania-Stettin, the brothers Ernst Ludwig (1545-1592) and Barnim (1549-1603), became aware of him, not least because of his very good knowledge of the French language.
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Swantibor V, Duke of Pomerania-Stettin and his brother, Ertmar: Their father was left without heirs and the War of the Succession of Stettin began between the Dukes of Pomerania-Wolgast and the Brandenburgs. The Dukes of Pomerania-Wolgast successfully gained the title but had to acknowledge the Brandeburgs as suzerains.
Eric of Pomerania King of Norway. Desc: Eric of Pomerania was the ruler of the Kalmar Union from 1396 until 1439, succeeding his grandaunt, Queen Margaret I.He is numbered Eric III as King of Norway, Eric VII as King of Denmark and Eric XIII as King of Sweden.
Desc: Catherine of Mecklenburg, Duchess of Saxony, was the daughter of the Duke Magnus II of Mecklenburg and Sophie of Pomerania-Stettin. She married on 6 July 1512 in Freiberg Duke Henry the Pious of Saxony.