Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg)1

F, #12389, b. 4 September 1557, d. 4 October 1631
Father*Ulrich III Regent (of Mecklenburg-Schwerin)1 b. 22 Apr 1528, d. 14 Mar 1603
Mother*Princess Elisabeth (of Denmark & Norway)1 b. 14 Oct 1524, d. 15 Oct 1586
ReferenceFQ72-8B

Names and TItles

Married: Princess of Denmark.1
     Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) was born on 4 September 1557 in Wismar, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, to, daughter of Ulrich III Regent (of Mecklenburg-Schwerin) and Princess Elisabeth (of Denmark & Norway).1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) was the daughter of Ulrich III Regent (of Mecklenburg-Schwerin) and Princess Elisabeth (of Denmark & Norway).1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) married King Frederick II (of Denmark), son of King Christian III (of Denmark) and Princess Dorothea (of Saxony-Lauenburg), on 20 July 1572 in Copenhagen Castle, Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) died on 4 October 1631 in Nykøbing Slot, Nykøbing, Maribo, Denmark, at age 74.1 She was buried in Roskilde Domkirke, Roskilde, Roskilde Amt, Denmark.1
     She became the mother of Princess Elisabeth (of Denmark & Norway) on 25 August 1573.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became the mother of Princess Anne (of Denmark) on 12 December 1574.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became the mother of King Christian IV (of Denmark) on 12 April 1577.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became the mother of Prince Ulrich (of Denmark) on 30 December 1578.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became the mother of Princess Augusta (of Denmark & Norway) on 8 April 1580.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became the mother of Princess Hedwig (of Denmark) on 5 August 1581.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became the mother of Prince Hans (of Denmark) on 9 July 1583.1 Sofie's mother Princess Elisabeth (of Denmark & Norway) died on 15 October 1586 in Gedser, Gedesby Maribo, Denmark.1 Princess Sofie (of Mecklenburg) became a widow with the death of her husband, King Frederick II (of Denmark) on 4 April 1588 in Antvorskov Slot, St. Peders, Soro, Denmark, at age 53.1 Sofie's daughter was married at wedding of Princess Anne (of Denmark) and King James VI & I Stuart VI of Scotland and I of England on 23 November 1589 in Oslo, Norway.1,2 Sofie's son was married at wedding of King Christian IV (of Denmark) and Anne Catherine (of Brandenburg) on 27 November 1597.1 Sofie's son Prince Hans (of Denmark) died on 28 October 1602.1 Sofie's father Ulrich III Regent (of Mecklenburg-Schwerin) died on 14 March 1603 in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany.1 Sofie's daughter Princess Anne (of Denmark) died on 2 March 1618 at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond, Surrey, England.1 Sofie's son Prince Ulrich (of Denmark) died on 27 March 1624.1 Sofie's daughter Princess Elisabeth (of Denmark & Norway) died on 19 June 1625 in Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany.1

Family

King Frederick II (of Denmark) b. 1 July 1534, d. 4 April 1588
Children
Last Edited30 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S227] Samuel H. Sloan, ROYALFAM.GED (461 Peachstone Terrace, San Rafael CA: n.pub.). There are some wild errors in the data.
  2. [S124] The Tudors / The Stuarts, online http://www.royal.gov.uk/history/trees/stuarts.pdf