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Mary of Guelders

Female 1433 - 1463  (30 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mary of Guelders was born 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve); died 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried , Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

    Notes:

    "[P]rudent and energetic, regent for her son King James III." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).] Also called Marie van Egmond.

    Mary married James II, King of Scots 3 Jul 1449, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. James (son of James I, King of Scots and Joan Beaufort) was born 16 Oct 1430, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died 3 Aug 1460, Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried , Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. James III, King of Scots was born 26 May 1452, Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; died 11 Jun 1488, Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried , Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Arnold van Egmond was born Aft 17 Jul 1410 (son of Jan II and Maria van Arkel); died 23 Feb 1473, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Duke of Guelders. In Palestine 1450-52. "[A]n ineffectual ruler, his son Adolf carried on a long conflict with him and forced his abdication in 1465/6, he then sold his rights in Guelders to Duke Charles the Bold of Burgundy in December 1472." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Arnold married Katherina of Kleve 26 Jan 1430, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. Katherina (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy) was born 25 May 1417, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died 10 Feb 1476, Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Katherina of Kleve was born 25 May 1417, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy); died 10 Feb 1476, Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    "[F]orced into a political marriage at the age of thirteen, she grew to intensely dislike her husband, and after bearing him six children, left him in 1440 when aged twenty-three, later collaborated with her son against her husband, a patron of the arts, she commissioned a magnificent Book of Hours." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 1. Mary of Guelders was born 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried , Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jan II was born Abt 1385 (son of Arend and Jolanthe); died 4 Jan 1451; was buried , Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland.

    Notes:

    Lord of Egmond and Leerdam. "[E]nemy of Count Willem VI of Holland and his daughter Jacoba, regent for his son in Guelders in 1423." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Jan married Maria van Arkel 24 Jun 1409. Maria (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich) died 19 Jul 1415. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Maria van Arkel (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich); died 19 Jul 1415.

    Notes:

    Heiress of Guelders.

    Children:
    1. 2. Arnold van Egmond was born Aft 17 Jul 1410; died 23 Feb 1473, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.

  3. 6.  Adolf I was born 26 Dec 1373, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (son of Adolf III and Margarete of Ravensberg); died 23 Sep 1448, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Wesel, Westphalia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duke of Kleve (Cleves). "[A] public-spirited ruler who simplified the legal system, insured the maintenance of dikes and drains throughout his lands, raised to Duke by the emperor Sigmund, preserved the independence of his duchy from the ambitions of his powerful neighbor Dietrich von Mörs, Archbishop of Cologne, strengthened by his Burgundian connections." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Adolf married Marie of Burgundy 12 Jul 1406, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France. Marie (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria) was born Jan 1394; died 30 Oct 1463, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Bruges, Belgium. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Marie of Burgundy was born Jan 1394 (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria); died 30 Oct 1463, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Bruges, Belgium.

    Notes:

    "[B]rought with her an enormous treasure in metalwork and precious fabrics as well as crucial political ties." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 3. Katherina of Kleve was born 25 May 1417, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died 10 Feb 1476, Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried , Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Arend was born Abt 1340 (son of Jan I and Guyote van IJsselstein); died 9 Apr 1409; was buried , IJsselstein, Utrecht, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Lord of Egmond and IJsselstein.

    Arend married Jolanthe Aft 1400. Jolanthe (daughter of Friedrich VIII and Jolanthe of Jülich) died 24 Apr 1434; was buried , The Hague, Netherlands. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Jolanthe (daughter of Friedrich VIII and Jolanthe of Jülich); died 24 Apr 1434; was buried , The Hague, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Countess of Leiningen. "[A] canoness at Essen after her husband's death." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 4. Jan II was born Abt 1385; died 4 Jan 1451; was buried , Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland.

  3. 10.  Johann V van Arkel was born Bef 11 Sep 1362 (son of Otto and Elizabeth de Bar); died Aug 1428, Leerdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherland.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 11 Sep 1362, Gorinchem, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

    Notes:

    Lord of Arkel.

    Johann married Johanna of Jülich 1376. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Johanna of Jülich (daughter of Wilhelm VI-II and Maria of Guelders).

    Notes:

    "[H]eiress of her brother to the duchy of Guelders." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 5. Maria van Arkel died 19 Jul 1415.

  5. 12.  Adolf III was born 1334 (son of Adolf II and Margaret of Kleve); died 7 Sep 1394, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Kleves, Westphalia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Count of Kleve (Cleves) and Mark.

    Adolf married Margarete of Ravensberg Abt 1369. Margarete (daughter of Gerhard VI of Jülich and Margareta) was born Abt 1350; died 10 Oct 1425, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Margarete of Ravensberg was born Abt 1350 (daughter of Gerhard VI of Jülich and Margareta); died 10 Oct 1425, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany.
    Children:
    1. 6. Adolf I was born 26 Dec 1373, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died 23 Sep 1448, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Wesel, Westphalia, Germany.

  7. 14.  Jean of Burgundy was born 28 May 1371, Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France (son of Philippe II and Marguerite of Flanders); died 10 Sep 1419; was buried , Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France.

    Notes:

    Duke of Burgundy. "Sans Peur" (the Fearless). "[A] crusader, acquired Boulogne and other cities for Burgundy, exploiting the weaknesses of France and the Empire to aggrandize Burgundy, cauased the murder of Duke Louis of Orléans in 1407, virtual ruler of France 1408-13 but assassinated by his enemy the Dauphin." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Jean married Margareta of Bavaria 12 Apr 1385, Cambrai, Hauts-de-France, France. Margareta (daughter of Albrecht I and Margareta von Schliesen-Brieg) was born 1363; died 24 Jan 1424, Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France; was buried , Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Margareta of Bavaria was born 1363 (daughter of Albrecht I and Margareta von Schliesen-Brieg); died 24 Jan 1424, Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France; was buried , Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Bavaria. "[H]eiress in her issue of Holland, with her husband participated in the defense of Burgundy and after his death occupied in constant war against Charles VII." [The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England (citation details below).]

    Children:
    1. 7. Marie of Burgundy was born Jan 1394; died 30 Oct 1463, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried , Bruges, Belgium.