Sophia , of Brandenburg-Stendal
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Sophia of Brandenburg-Stendal (1300-1356) was a daughter of Margrave Henry I (1256 – 1318) and his wife Agnes of Bavaria (1276-1345).
In 1327, she married Duke Magnus "the Pious" of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1304–1369), Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. The following children reached adulthood:
- Magnus with the Necklace, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1324–1373), married Catherine, daughter of Bernhard III, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg. They had more than ten children, some dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Also Catherine Elisabeth of Brunswick-Lüneburg, grandmother of Christian I of Denmark.
- Louis (died 1367)
- Albert, Prince-Archbishop of Bremen (died 1395)
- Henry, Provost of Halberstadt Cathedral
- Matilda (d.a. 1354), married Bernhard III, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (d. 1348). They had two known children:
- Agnes (1343 - 1404), married in c. 1360 to Count Heinrich/Henry of Hohnstein (d. 1408). They had about six children, two counts of Hohnstein.
- Sophie (c. 1340 - c. 1394), married in c. 1360 to Count Dietrich V of Hohnstein (c. 1306 - 1379), cousin of Heinrich, sharing their county and lordships. She was Dietrich's second (possibly third) wife, and in addition to his other children she bore him one daughter:
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Sophia of Brandenburg-Stendal, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (TM) July 1996 (c), data as of 2 January 1996 (2).