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Katherina of Kleve

Female 1417 - 1476  (58 years)


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  • Name Katherina of Kleve 
    Born 25 May 1417  Kleves, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Feb 1476  Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Grave, Brabant, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I20944  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2018 

    Father Adolf I,   b. 26 Dec 1373, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1448, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Marie of Burgundy,   b. Jan 1394,   d. 30 Oct 1463, Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1406  Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F12469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arnold van Egmond,   b. Aft 17 Jul 1410,   d. 23 Feb 1473, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 62 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1430  Kleves, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Mary of Guelders,   b. 17 Jan 1433, Grave, Brabant, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1463, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F12467  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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).]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.