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Princess Augusta of Denmark (8 April 1580 5 February 1639) was the third daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and Sophia of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, and Duchess of Holstein-Gottorp as the wife of Duke Johann Adolf. She was politically influential during the reign of her son, Duke Frederick III. She was married on 30 August1596 in Copenhagen to Duke Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp (27 February 1575 31 March 1616) and had eight children. The marriage was tense as the spouses disagreed on religious matters. When a Calvinist, Cæsar, was appointed the vicar of the ducal court in 1614, she refused to attend service and went by foot to the church in Slesvig. As widow, she fired the Calvinist court vicar and appointed Jacob Fabricius. She was politically influential during the reign of her son. She governed Husum castle as her dowry and there promoted arts and culture, music and gardening and schools. She recommended the persecuted writer Anna Owena Hoyer, when she fled to the Swedish queen Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg in 1632. She is described as greedy, and in 1631 she came to conflict with her ruling brother, Christian IV of Denmark, over the inheritance of their wealthy mother. Her marriage to Johann Adolf produced eight children, four boys and four girls. Her last child, a son, did not survive infancy. 1. Frederick III of Holstein-Gottorp (22 December 1597 10 August 1659). 2. Elisabeth Sofie (12 October 1599 25 November 1627), married on 5 March 1621 to Duke Augustus of Saxe-Lauenburg. 3. Adolf (15 September 1600 19 September1631). 4. Dorothea Augusta (12 May 1602 13 March 1682), married in 1633 to Joachim Ernst I, Duke of Holstein-Plön (Schleswig-Holstein-Sønderborg-Plön), son of John II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg. 5. Hedwig (23 December 1603 22 March 1657), married on 15 July 1620 to Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach 6. Anna (19 December 1605 20 March 1623). 7. Johann (18 March 1606 21 February 1655). 8. Christian (born and died 1 December 1609).Through her eldest son, Augusta was the paternal grandmother of Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, wife of Charles X of Sweden. * (Danish) Article in the Dansk biografisk Lexicon Christine of Hesse Duchess Consort of Holstein-Gottorp 1596-1616 Succeeded by Marie Elisabeth of Saxony. Augusta of Denmark Augusta of Denmark (8 April 1580 5 February 1639) was duchess of Holstein-Gottorp as a wife of Duke Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp. She was a daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark and his wife Sophia of Mecklenburg-Güstrow. She was married on 30 August 1596 to Duke Johann Adolf of Holstein-Gottorp and had eight children: Frederick III of Holstein-Gottorp (22 December 1597 10 August 1659).Elisabeth Sofie (12 October 1599 25 November 1627), married on 5 March 1621 to Duke August of Saxe-Lauenburg.Adolf (15 September 1600 19 September 1631).Dorothea Auguste (12 May 1602 13 March 1682), married in 1633 to Duke Joachim Ernst I of Holstein-Plön.Hedwig (23 December 1603 22 March 1657), married on 15 July 1620 to Pfalzgraf August of Sulzbach. Anna (19 December 1605 20 March 1623). Johann (18 March 1606 21 February 1655).Christian, died young in 1609. She was politically influential during the reign of her son. She governed Husum as her dowry and here she promoted arts and culture, music and gardening.
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