Wilhelm II Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Kalenberg1

M, #7671, b. circa 1425, d. 7 July 1503
Last Edited=16 Jul 2005
Consanguinity Index=0.55%
     Wilhelm II Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Kalenberg was born circa 1425. He was the son of Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Cecilie von Hohenzollern.1 He married Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Wernigerode, daughter of Botho VII Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode and Anne von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen, on 7 May 1444. He died on 7 July 1503.
      Wilhelm II Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Kalenberg also went by the nick-name of Wilhelm 'the Younger'.1 He was a member of the House of Guelph.1 He succeeded to the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg in 1482.1 He gained the title of Herzog von Gottingen in 1483. He abdicated as Duke of Brunswick-Luneburg in 1495.1

Children of Wilhelm II Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Kalenberg and Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Wernigerode

Citations

  1. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 132. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.

Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Wernigerode

F, #7672, d. circa 1520/21
Last Edited=9 Jun 2008
     Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Wernigerode was the daughter of Botho VII Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode and Anne von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen. She married Wilhelm II Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Kalenberg, son of Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Cecilie von Hohenzollern, on 7 May 1444. She died circa 1520/21.

Children of Elisabeth zu Stolberg-Wernigerode and Wilhelm II Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel-Kalenberg

Botho VII Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode

M, #7673
Last Edited=3 Feb 2003
     Botho VII Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode gained the title of Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode.

Child of Botho VII Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode and Anne von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

Anne von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

F, #7674
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Anne von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen is the daughter of Heinrich XXIV Graf von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and Catherine von Braunschweig.

Child of Anne von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and Botho VII Graf zu Stolberg-Wernigerode

Heinrich XXIV Graf von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen

M, #7675, b. circa 1388, d. 7 October 1444
Last Edited=3 Feb 2003
     Heinrich XXIV Graf von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen was born circa 1388. He married Catherine von Braunschweig, daughter of Friedrich Herzog von Braunschweig and Anne von Sachsen, circa 1413. He died on 7 October 1444.
     He gained the title of Graf von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen.

Child of Heinrich XXIV Graf von Schwarzburg-Sondershausen and Catherine von Braunschweig

Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg1

M, #7676, b. circa 1392, d. 25 July 1482
Last Edited=16 Jul 2005
     Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg was born circa 1392. He was the son of Heinrich I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Sophie von Pommern.1 He married, firstly, Cecilie von Hohenzollern, daughter of Friedrich I Kurfürst von Brandenburg and Elisabeth Prinzessin von Bayern-Landshut, on 30 May 1423. He married, secondly, Mathilde von Holstein-Schauenburg, daughter of Otto II Graf von Holstein-Schauenburg-Pinneburg and Elisabeth Gräfin von Hohenstein, circa 1466. He died on 25 July 1482.
     He gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel. He gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Göttingen. Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg also went by the nick-name of Wilhelm 'the Victorious'.1 He succeeded to the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg in 1416.1 He gained the title of Herzog von Braunschweig in 1428.1
     William I exchanged Luneburg with his uncle Bernard for Brunswick. Initially Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg. He succeeded his brother Henry as Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, and his kinsman Otto (the One Eyed) as Duke of Brunswick-Gottingen.

Children of Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Cecilie von Hohenzollern

Child of Wilhelm I Herzog von Braunschweig-Lüneburg and Mathilde von Holstein-Schauenburg

Citations

  1. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 132. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.

Anne Marie von Braunschweig-Kalenberg

F, #7677
Last Edited=23 May 2008
Consanguinity Index=1.25%
     Anne Marie von Braunschweig-Kalenberg was the daughter of Erich I Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg and Katherine von Sachsen. She died, young.

Henry Edward Clarence Paget1

M, #7678, b. 20 March 1860, d. 10 August 1940
Last Edited=8 Sep 2005
     Henry Edward Clarence Paget was born on 20 March 1860.1 He was the son of Reverend Edward Heneage Paget and Hon. Emma Mary Eden.1 He married, firstly, Maria Caroline Bolitho, daughter of Thomas Simon Bolitho and Elizabeth Robins, on 5 July 1899.1 He married, secondly, Lucy Grace Hamilton, daughter of Bernard Hamilton, on 10 April 1934.1 He died on 10 August 1940 at age 80.1
     He fought in the Second Afghan War in 1880, where he won a medal.1 He was a Police Commissioner at Calcutta, India.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Commander in the service of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.1 He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1919.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.).1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 74. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Erich II Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg1

M, #7679, b. 10 August 1528, d. 17 November 1584
Last Edited=16 Jul 2005
Consanguinity Index=2.67%
     Erich II Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg was born on 10 August 1528. He was the son of Erich I Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg and Elisabeth von Hohenzollern.1 He married, firstly, Sidonie von Sachsen, daughter of Heinrich Herzog von Sachsen and Catherine von Mecklenburg, on 17 May 1545. He married, secondly, Dorothea de Lorraine, daughter of François I, Duc de Lorraine and Christine Oldenburg, Princess of Denmark, in 1575. He died on 17 November 1584 at age 56 at Pavia, Italy.
     He was a member of the House of Guelph.1 Erich II Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg also went by the nick-name of Erich 'the Younger'.1 He succeeded to the title of Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg in 1540.

Citations

  1. [S38] John Morby, Dynasties of the World: a chronological and genealogical handbook (Oxford, Oxfordshire, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1989), page 132. Hereinafter cited as Dynasties of the World.

Sidonie von Sachsen

F, #7680, b. 8 March 1518, d. 4 January 1575
Last Edited=10 May 2003
Consanguinity Index=0.25%
     Sidonie von Sachsen was born on 8 March 1518. She was the daughter of Heinrich Herzog von Sachsen and Catherine von Mecklenburg. She married Erich II Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg, son of Erich I Herzog von Braunschweig-Kalenberg and Elisabeth von Hohenzollern, on 17 May 1545. She died on 4 January 1575 at age 56 at Weißenfels, Germany.