Elisabeth Juliane of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg

Princess Elizabeth Juliane of Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Nordborg (24 May 1634 – 4 February 1704) was a Danish princess and a member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg by birth and a member of the House of Welf by marriage.

Princess Elizabeth Juliane of Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Nordborg
Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Elisabeth Juliane of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg, duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel.jpg
Undated portrait of The Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel by a member of a German school.
Born(1634-05-24)24 May 1634
Nordborg, Duchy of Schleswig
Died4 February 1704(1704-02-04) (aged 69)
Wolfenbüttel, Brunswick-Lüneburg
BuriedMarienkirche, Wolfenbüttel
Noble familyOldenborg
Spouse(s)Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel
Issue
FatherFrederick, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Norburg
MotherEleanor of Anhalt-Zerbst

LifeEdit

Elizabeth Juliane was born in Nordborg as the oldest daughter of Frederick, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderburg-Norburg, the sovereign duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Norburg and his second wife Eleanor of Anhalt-Zerbst. Her paternal grandparents were John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg and Duchess Elisabeth of Brunswick-Grubenhagen. Her maternal grandparents were Rudolph, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1576–1621) and Princess Dorothea Hedwig (1587–1609).

Together with her husband, she founded a monastery for noblewomen at Schloss Salzdahlum in 1699, and then selected the monastery's first conventual women herself.[1]

Elisabeth Juliane died at Salzdahlum on 4 February 1704 and was buried in was buried in the crypt of the Wolfenbüttel in Marienkirche, Wolfenbüttel.[2]

Marriage and childrenEdit

On 17 August 1656, Elizabeth Juliane married her cousin Anthony Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. They had the following children who reached adulthood:[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kloster Zur Ehre Gottes in Wolfenbüttel". Stiftung Braunschweigischer Kulturbesitz. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ "LIST OF SOVEREIGNS OF BRUNSWICK 1495-1918". Royaltombs. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Elisabeth Juliane af Nordborg". Efterkommere efter Hans den Yngre af Slesvig-Holsten-Sønderborg. hansdenyngre.dk. Retrieved 13 April 2017.