Gerhard IV, Count of Holstein-Plön
Gerhard IV (c. 1277 – 1323), was Count of Holstein-Plön from 1312 until his death.
|Gerhard IV, Count of Holstein-Plön|
Seal of Gerhard IV as Count of Holstein-Ploen, c. 1312-1314
|Noble family||House of Schauenburg|
|Spouse(s)||Anastasia of Schwerin|
|Father||Gerhard II, Count of Holstein-Plön|
|Mother||Ingeborg of Sweden|
Marriage and issueEdit
He married on 30 July 1313 to Anastasia of Schwerin (c. 1291 – after 1316), a daughter of Nicholas I of Schwerin, and had the following children with her:
- Gerhard V of Holstein-Plön (c. 1315 – 22 September 1350), canon at Lübeck Cathedral, potential future Count of Holstein-Plön until his early death.
An early seal from his time as Provost of Lübeck reads:
S (IGILLUM) * DEI * GRA * GHERARDI (TIA) * P (RAE) POSITION (U.S.) * LUBIC (E) N (SIS)
"Seal of Gerhard, provost of Lübeck by the grace of God"
|Ancestors of Gerhard IV, Count of Holstein-Plön|
- Verein für Lübecksche Geschichte und Alterthumskunde: Siegel des Mittelalters aus den Archiven der Stadt Lübeck, Lübeck, 1862-1865
Gerhard IV, Count of Holstein-PlönBorn: 1277 Died: 1323
| Count of Holstein-Plön
with John III the Mild (1312-1316)
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