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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 on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands (daughter of Arnold van Egmond and Katherina of Kleve); died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in 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 on 3 Jul 1449 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. James (son of James I, King of Scots and Joan Beaufort) was born on 16 Oct 1430 in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; died on 3 Aug 1460 in Roxburgh Castle, Borders, Scotland; was buried in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Mary Stewart was born before 15 Jun 1451; died in May 1488.
    2. James III, King of Scots was born on 26 May 1452 in Castle of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; died on 11 Jun 1488 in Sauchieburn, near Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland; was buried in Cambuskenneth Abbey, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Arnold van Egmond was born after 17 Jul 1410 (son of Jan II and Maria van Arkel); died on 23 Feb 1473 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried in 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 on 26 Jan 1430 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. Katherina (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy) was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Katherina of Kleve was born on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (daughter of Adolf I and Marie of Burgundy); died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in 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 on 17 Jan 1433 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; died on 1 Dec 1463 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; was buried in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Jan II was born about 1385 (son of Arend and Jolanthe); died on 4 Jan 1451; was buried in 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 on 24 Jun 1409. Maria (daughter of Johann V van Arkel and Johanna of Jülich) died on 19 Jul 1415. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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

    Notes:

    Heiress of Guelders.

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

  3. 6.  Adolf I was born on 26 Dec 1373 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany (son of Adolf III and Margarete of Ravensberg); died on 23 Sep 1448 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in 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 on 12 Jul 1406 in Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France. Marie (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria) was born in Jan 1394; died on 30 Oct 1463 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Bruges, Belgium. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Marie of Burgundy was born in Jan 1394 (daughter of Jean of Burgundy and Margareta of Bavaria); died on 30 Oct 1463 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in 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 on 25 May 1417 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; died on 10 Feb 1476 in Lobith, Rijnwarden, Gelderland, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands.


Generation: 4

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

    Notes:

    Lord of Egmond and IJsselstein.

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


  2. 9.  Jolanthe (daughter of Friedrich VIII and Jolanthe of Jülich); died on 24 Apr 1434; was buried in 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 about 1385; died on 4 Jan 1451; was buried in Egmond Abbey, Bergen, North Holland.

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

    Other Events:

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

    Notes:

    Lord of Arkel.

    Johann married Johanna of Jülich in 1376. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  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 on 19 Jul 1415.

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

    Notes:

    Count of Kleve (Cleves) and Mark.

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


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

  7. 14.  Jean of Burgundy was born on 28 May 1371 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France (son of Philippe II and Marguerite of Flanders); died on 10 Sep 1419; was buried in 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 on 12 Apr 1385 in Cambrai, Hauts-de-France, France. Margareta (daughter of Albrecht I and Margareta von Schliesen-Brieg) was born in 1363; died on 24 Jan 1424 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France; was buried in Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  8. 15.  Margareta of Bavaria was born in 1363 (daughter of Albrecht I and Margareta von Schliesen-Brieg); died on 24 Jan 1424 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France; was buried in 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 in Jan 1394; died on 30 Oct 1463 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Bruges, Belgium.