Ernest II, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen

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Ernest II, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen
Noble family House of Guelph
Father Eric I, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen
Mother Elisabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen
Born 1418
Died 1466

Duke Ernest II of Brunswick-Grubenhagen (1418–1466) was the second son of Duke Eric I of Brunswick-Grubenhagen and his wife, Elisabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen.

When his father died in 1427, Ernest II was still a minor. His mother and his first cousin once removed, Otto II, acted as guardians and regents for Ernest and his brothers Henry III and Albert II, until the three brothers came of age in 1440.

When Henry III died in 1464, Ernest II abdicated and became a canon in Halberstadt.

Ernest II never married.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.
Ernest II, Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen
Born: 1418 Died: 1466
Preceded by
Eric I
Duke of Brunswick-Grubenhagen
1440–1464
With: Henry III and Albert II
Succeeded by
Henry IV and Albert II