Adelaide of Holstein-Rendsburg

Adelaide of Holstein-Rendsburg (died January 1350), Countess of Schauenburg, was the daughter of Count Henry I and his wife, Helwig of Bronckhorst. One source gives her birthdate as 1299 in Rendsburg, Rendsburg-Eckernforde, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.[1]

Adelaide of Holstein-Rendsburg
DiedJanuary 1350
Noble familySchauenburg
Spouse(s)Eric II, Duke of Schleswig
IssueValdemar III of Denmark
Helvig, Queen of Denmark
FatherHenry I, Count of Holstein-Rendsburg
MotherHelwig of Bronckhorst

In 1313, Adelaide married Duke Eric II of Schleswig (1288-1325). They had two children:

Both her son and her son-in-law became King of Denmark.


  1. ^ "Adelaide, of Holstein-Rendsburg". We Relate. Retrieved 28 February 2015.