In 1326, King Christopher II is defeated in the battle of Hesterberg near Schleswig, and is banished. Count Gerhard III forces the Danish nobility to elect his nephew, Duke Valdemar V of Schleswig, King of Denmark. Count Gerhard III is appointed guardian and regent, and governs the kingdom.
King Valdemar IV (Atterdag) started to regain the kingdom part by part, and married his rival's sister Hedvig of Schleswig, the only daughter of Eric II, Duke of Schleswig. Duke Valdemar V of Slesvig's son, Henry, was in 1364 nominally entfeoffed with the Duchy, although he never reached to regain more than the northernmost parts as he couldn't raise the necessary funds to repay the loans.
The last monarch descended from Valdemar IV, Christopher III of Denmark, died in 1448. Count Christian of Oldenburg, descendant of Sophia, the daughter of Valdemar IV's aunt Richeza of Denmark, Lady of Werle , who was the daughter of Eric V of Denmark , was chosen as his successor and became the next monarch of Denmark, ruling under the name ...
acting on behalf of his nephew, Duke Valdemar V of Schleswig (a minor, the son of Duke Abel of Schleswig). In 1326, King Christopher II was defeated in the battle of Hesterberg near Schleswig, and was banished. Count Gerhard III forced the Danish nobility to elect his nephew, Duke Valdemar V of Schleswig, King of
Valdemar Knudsen (also Waldemar, born in 1158; died 18 July 1236 in Cîteaux) was a Danish clergyman and statesman.Valdemar was Bishop of Schleswig from 1188 to 1208, officiated as Steward of the Duchy of Schleswig between 1184 and 1187, and served as Prince-Archbishop of Bremen from 1192 to 1194 and again between 1206 and 1217.
In 1375 the last remaining Duke of Schleswig (of Abel s descendants) dies, and shortly afterwards so does Valdemar IV Atterdag, the last of the Danish royal dynasty of Sven Estridsen. Margaret, the youngest daughter of Valdemar IV and the widow of the Norwegian King Haakon, now assumes the responsibilities of government in Denmark on behalf of her minor son Olav.
The Duchy of Saxe-Lauenburg (German: Herzogtum Sachsen-Lauenburg, called Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony) between the 14th and 17th centuries), was a reichsfrei duchy that existed 1296–1803 and 1814–1876 in the extreme southeast region of what is now Schleswig-Holstein.
Aug 16, 2019 · Princess Thyra of Denmark, Duchess of Cumberland, and her husband, Ernest Augustus, Crown Prince of Hanover. Images from Wikimedia Commons Thyra Amelie Caroline Charlotte Anne of Schleswig-Holstein was born on September 29, 1853 at the Yellow Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The rulers of Mecklenburg were styled Duke of (from 1815 Grand Duke of) Mecklenburg, Prince of the Wends, Schwerin and Ratzeburg, and Count of Schwerin, Lord of the Lands of Rostock and Stargard (Herzog zu / Großherzog von Mecklenburg, Fürst zu Wenden, Schwerin und Ratzeburg, auch Graf zu Schwerin, der Lande Rostock und Stargard Herr).
Apr 04, 2019 · Going back 23 generations, then down again following exclusively maternal sides (through daughters and sisters), it appears that the historical distribution of this T2 mtDNA lineage radiated through the great ducal and royal houses of northern Germany (Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg, Hanover, Brunswick, Saxony, Prussia) and Denmark.