AUGUST Senior (August)( Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg)
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(1570-1636) - Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg. Of the new line of Lц+neburg Welf Dynasty. The third of seven sons of William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg-Tsellskogo, and Dorothy, daughter of Christian III, King of Denmark. When he died, his eldest brother, Duke Ernst II (1611), A. and five of his brothers entered into an agreement on ancestral throne, . aimed at limiting the harmful practice of dynastic territorial partition in the house of Welf: the throne was to pass successively from older to younger brothers, . with all the brothers except George, . future George, . Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg-Kalenbergskogo, . denied the right to marry and have offspring,
. After the death of Christian Elder, Duke of Brunswick-Lц+neburg aged A. his successor (November 1633), but he died after about three years. In 1635, shortly before his death, he, in spite of the notorious contract, provided George as a separate area of the duke's inheritance with Mr. Kahlenberg. Hanover, as well as former county Goya and Diepholz among land defunct in 1634, Mr.. her middle-Brunswick-tion line. Immediate successor of A. in the main part of the Vla-tions as his brother Friedrich (mind. in 1648).