Name: Adolf I von Schauenburg
Death: AFT 13 NOV 1131 in Benedictine Abbey, Minden
Change Date: 18 FEB 2007
ADOLF [I] von Schauenburg, son of --- (-after 13 Nov 1131, bur Minden Benedictine Abbey). He was installed as ADOLF I Graf von Holstein und Stormarn in 1111 by Lothar von Supplingenburg Duke of Saxony. After the death in 1127 of Heinrich Prince of Wagria [Mecklenburg], canon Vizelin from Bremen transferred the base of his missionary activities from Altlübeck to Holstein where he founded a few years later the Augustinian canonry of Wippentorp, afterwards Neumünster, from which he launched a renewed mission into Wagria. The Chronicon Holtzatiæ records the death in 1131 of "Adolphus comes".
m HILDEWA --- (-8 Feb ----).
- Adolf II of Holstein b: 1128
- Mechtild von Holstein-Schaunburg
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