Adolph VI, Count of Holstein-Schauenburg
He was married to Helene von Sachsen- Lauenburg.
He was the third son of Gerhard I. ( Holstein Itzehoe ) and Elisabeth of Mecklenburg. As part of an inheritance he received in 1290 Holstein - Pinneberg and the strain County Schauenburg (later: Schaumburg ), which he ruled until his death in 1315. He reasoned thus here the Younger house Schaumburg during his brethren in the rest of the Holstein ruled. The other lines of inheritance were called Ploen line and Rendsburger line.
In 1298 he exhibited the charter of freedom of the city Gehrden. He built 1302 Wasserburg Biickeburg am Hellweg before Santforde. The name of this castle was taken over by a mistimed castle in Upper Church and the first time mentioned in 1304.
( see fig. ) S ( igillum ) * ADOLPHI * comitis * Schowe (N) BORCH / Seal Adolf Graf von Schauenburg
He was since February 14, 1297 by Helene ( † after 1332 ), daughter of John I of Saxe- Lauenburg. The couple had foldende children:
- Adolf VII (c. 1297; † June 5, 1354 )
- Gerhard, bishop of Minden, († 1353 )
- Ermengard († 1326) ∞ Otto II von Hoya (* 1271, † 1324 )
- Helene, († 1341 ) ∞ Günther V. ( IX. ). to Schwarzburg ( 1358 )
- Luitgard became a nun
- Mechtild († 1340) ∞ Konrad von Diepholz († 1379 ), parents of Conrad III. Diepholz Bishop of Osnabrück