Gerhard VI. (Holstein Rendsburg)

Gerhard VI. (* approx. 1367; † 4. August 1404) became as a son of count Heinrich II. from the Rendsburger line of the house looking castle and Inge castle of Mecklenburg born. 1382 he became count von Holstein Rendsburg.

To 15. September 1386 it became by king Olaf II. from Denmark with the duchy Schleswig belehnt. After becoming extinct the Kieler line 1390 it succeeded it 1403 Holstein with exception from Holstein Pinneberg to to completely acquire. Thus was Schleswig-Holstein under a rule. It fell in the battle to the Hamme to 4. To subject August 1404 with the attempt Dithmar.

marriage and descendant

Gerhard married 1391 Elizabeth von Braunschweig. They had the following children:

  • Heinrich IV. (* 1397; † 1427), duke of Schleswig, count von Holstein
  • Inge-borrow (* 1398; † 1465)
  • Welfare TIG (* approx. 1400; † approx. 1436), marry nut/mother of Christian I., king of Denmark with Dietrich of Oldenburg.
  • Adolf VIII. (* 1401; † 1459), duke of Schleswig, count von Holstein
  • Gerhard VII. (* 1404; † 1433), duke of Schleswig, count von Holstein

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