Agnes of Holstein

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Agnes of Holstein
Died 1386
Buried Ratzeburg Cathedral
Noble family House of Schauenburg
Spouse(s) Eric II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
Father John III, Count of Holstein-Plön
Mother Catherine of Silesia-Glogau

Agnes of Holstein (died: 1386) was a Countess of Holstein-Kiel by birth and by marriage a Duchess of Saxe-Lauenburg. She was the daughter of Count John III of Holstein-Plön (d. 1359) and Catherine (d. 1327), daughter of Duke Henry III of Silesia-Glogau.

She died in 1386 and was buried in the Cathedral in Ratzeburg.

Marriages and descendants[edit]

On 22 March 1327 in Trittau, Agnes was engaged to marry Duke Eric II of Saxe-Lauenburg (d. 1368 or 1369). The wedding took place between 1342 and 1349. They had four children:

  1. Eric IV (1354–1412), Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg
  2. Agnes († after 1387), married to Duke William of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1369)
  3. Jutta (d. 1388), married to Duke Bogislaw VI of Pomerania (d. 1393)
  4. Mechthild (died after 1405), Abbess of Wienhausen Abbey

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