They had the following children: Dorothea of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (9 October 1569 Kolding – 5 July 1593 Legnica ), married on 23 November 1589 to Frederick IV, Duke of Legnica. Christian, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Ærø (24 October 1570 – 4 June 1633) Ernest of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg (17 January 1572 – 26 October 1596)
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In 1564, Christian I's great-grandson, King Frederick II, in re-distributing Schleswig and Holstein's fiefs, retained some lands for his own senior royal line while allocating Glücksburg to his brother Duke John the Younger (1545–1622), along with Sønderborg, in appanage.
SHOW ALL QUESTIONS John the Younger or John of Denmark ( Danish: Hans; German: Johann; 25 March 1545 – 9 October 1622) was the duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg. Oops something went wrong: 403 John the Younger or John of Denmark was the duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg.
From 1544, John ruled the duchies of Schleswig and of Holstein jointly with his brother, Adolf of Denmark, and his half-brother, King Christian III of Denmark. He ruled from Haderslevhus Castle and later built Hansborg Castle in his hometown, a magnificent Renaissance palace situated east of the city of Haderslev .
John II the Elder conveniently called Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Haderslev produced no issue, so no branch emerged from his side.
Fragmentation The Duchy of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg was founded by John III and fragmented after his death into numerous mini-states The dukes of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg repeatedly split their possessions among their heirs, so that a variety of very small territories came into existence.
John the Younger or John of Denmark was the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg. Wikiwand is the world's leading Wikipedia reader for web and mobile. Introduction John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg
John II was given the title and rank of a duke, as well as the income from his own lands, but de facto rule over Schleswig and Holstein remained with his brother and uncle. John thus founded the Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg branch of the House of Oldenburg. His partitioned-off duchy was not allowed to mint coins, nor to maintain a standing ...