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Henry, Duke of Brunswick-Dannenberg : biography

1533 - 1598

Henry (1533–1598) was duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg from 1559 until 1598 and ruled over the Dannenberg subdivision of the duchy. He was the son of Ernest I, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. He died in Dannenberg on 19 January 1598.

Marriage and children who reached adulthood

In 1569 Henry married Ursula of Saxe-Lauenburg (*1545 – 22 October 1620*, Schernebeck), daughter of Francis I of Saxe-Lauenburg. They had the following children:

  • Julius Ernest (1571–1636)
  • Francis (1572–1601)
  • Sybil Elizabeth (1576–1630), married Anthony II, Count of Delmenhorst
  • Sidonia (1577–1645)
  • Augustus (1579–1666)

Category:Dukes of Brunswick-Lüneburg Category:House of Welf Category:1533 births Category:1598 deaths

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