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Adolf VI von Berg

Male Abt 1220 - 1259  (~ 39 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Adolf VI von Berg was born about 1220; died on 22 Apr 1259.

    Notes:

    Count of Berg.

    Adolf married Margarete von Hochstaden in 1240. Margarete (daughter of Lothar I and Mechtild von Vianden) was born about 1214; died on 30 Jan 1314. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Irmgard von Berg  Descendancy chart to this point died on 24 Mar 1294.
    2. 3. Heinrich von Berg  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 1247; died between 1290 and 1295.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Irmgard von Berg Descendancy chart to this point (1.Adolf1) died on 24 Mar 1294.

    Irmgard married Eberhard I about 29 Jan 1273. Eberhard (son of Engelbert I von der Mark and Kunigunde von Blieskastel) was born about 1252; died on 4 Jul 1308. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 4. Engelbert II  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1280; died on 18 Jul 1328.

  2. 3.  Heinrich von Berg Descendancy chart to this point (1.Adolf1) was born before 1247; died between 1290 and 1295.

    Notes:

    Lord of Windeck.

    Family/Spouse: Agnes von der Mark. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Margareta von Berg  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1288; died after 17 May 1341.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Engelbert II Descendancy chart to this point (2.Irmgard2, 1.Adolf1) was born about 1280; died on 18 Jul 1328.

    Notes:

    Count of the Mark.

    Engelbert married Mechtild on 25 Jan 1299. Mechtild (daughter of Johann von Arberg and Katharina von Jülich) died on 21 Jan 1367. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 6. Adolf II  Descendancy chart to this point died in 1347 in Guelders, Netherlands.

  2. 5.  Margareta von Berg Descendancy chart to this point (3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) was born about 1288; died after 17 May 1341.

    Notes:

    Heiress of Berg.

    Margareta married Otto IV before 11 Nov 1311. Otto (son of Otto III and Hedwig zur Lippe) died between 20 Feb 1328 and 6 Mar 1328. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Margareta von Ravensberg  Descendancy chart to this point died on 13 Feb 1389.


Generation: 4

  1. 6.  Adolf II Descendancy chart to this point (4.Engelbert3, 2.Irmgard2, 1.Adolf1) died in 1347 in Guelders, Netherlands.

    Notes:

    Count of the Mark. Prefect of Werden and Essen. Visited the Holy Land in 1331 and received knighthood there.

    Adolf married Margaret of Kleve on 15 Mar 1332. Margaret (daughter of Dietrich IX and Margarethe ven Gelre) was born about 1314; died after 1340. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 8. Adolf III  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1334; died on 7 Sep 1394 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany.

  2. 7.  Margareta von Ravensberg Descendancy chart to this point (5.Margareta3, 3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) died on 13 Feb 1389.

    Notes:

    Countess of Ravensberg. Heiress of Berg.

    Margareta married Gerhard VI of Jülich in 1338. Gerhard (son of Wilhelm V-I and Johanna of Holland and Hainault) died on 18 May 1360. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 9. Wilhelm II-VII of Jülich  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1348; died on 25 Jun 1408.
    2. 10. Margarete of Ravensberg  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1350; died on 10 Oct 1425 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany.


Generation: 5

  1. 8.  Adolf III Descendancy chart to this point (6.Adolf4, 4.Engelbert3, 2.Irmgard2, 1.Adolf1) was born in 1334; 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]

    Children:
    1. 11. Adolf I  Descendancy chart to this point 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.

  2. 9.  Wilhelm II-VII of Jülich Descendancy chart to this point (7.Margareta4, 5.Margareta3, 3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) was born about 1348; died on 25 Jun 1408.

    Notes:

    Duke of Berg and Jülich.

    Wilhelm married Anna of Rhein in 1363. Anna (daughter of Ruprecht II and Beatrix of Sicily-Aragón) was born in 1346; died on 30 Nov 1415. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 12. Margareta of Jülich  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1364; died on 18 Jun 1442 in Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in St. Mauritius, Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany.

  3. 10.  Margarete of Ravensberg Descendancy chart to this point (7.Margareta4, 5.Margareta3, 3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) was born about 1350; died on 10 Oct 1425 in Burg Monterberg near Kalkar, Kleves, Westphalia, Germany.

    Margarete married Adolf III about 1369. Adolf (son of Adolf II and Margaret of Kleve) was born in 1334; died on 7 Sep 1394 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany; was buried in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 11. Adolf I  Descendancy chart to this point 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.


Generation: 6

  1. 11.  Adolf I Descendancy chart to this point (8.Adolf5, 6.Adolf4, 4.Engelbert3, 2.Irmgard2, 1.Adolf1) 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.

    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]

    Children:
    1. 13. Katherina of Kleve  Descendancy chart to this point 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.

  2. 12.  Margareta of Jülich Descendancy chart to this point (9.Wilhelm5, 7.Margareta4, 5.Margareta3, 3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) was born about 1364; died on 18 Jun 1442 in Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in St. Mauritius, Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 18 Jul 1442, Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany

    Notes:

    Countess of Berg and Ravensberg.

    Margareta married Otto of Brunswick before 24 Jun 1379. Otto (son of Ernst of Brunswick and Elizabeth von Hessen) was born about 1340; died on 13 Dec 1394 in Hardegsen, Lower Saxony, Germany; was buried in Wiebrechtshausen monastery, Northeim, Lower Saxony, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 14. Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen  Descendancy chart to this point died after 29 Sep 1444.


Generation: 7

  1. 13.  Katherina of Kleve Descendancy chart to this point (11.Adolf6, 8.Adolf5, 6.Adolf4, 4.Engelbert3, 2.Irmgard2, 1.Adolf1) 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.

    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)]

    Katherina married Arnold van Egmond on 26 Jan 1430 in Kleves, Westphalia, Germany. Arnold (son of Jan II and Maria van Arkel) was born after 17 Jul 1410; died on 23 Feb 1473 in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands; was buried in Grave, Brabant, Netherlands. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 15. Mary of Guelders  Descendancy chart to this point 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.

  2. 14.  Elizabeth of Brunswick-Göttingen Descendancy chart to this point (12.Margareta6, 9.Wilhelm5, 7.Margareta4, 5.Margareta3, 3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) died after 29 Sep 1444.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Göttingen.

    Elizabeth married Erich of Brunswick between 1 Jul 1405 and 14 Jul 1405. Erich (son of Albrecht I of Brunswick and Agnes of Brunswick-Lüneburg) died on 28 May 1427; was buried in St. Alexander, Einbeck, Lower Saxony, germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 16. Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1420; died on 9 Oct 1474 in Nannhofen, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany.


Generation: 8

  1. 15.  Mary of Guelders Descendancy chart to this point (13.Katherina7, 11.Adolf6, 8.Adolf5, 6.Adolf4, 4.Engelbert3, 2.Irmgard2, 1.Adolf1) 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.

    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. 17. Mary Stewart  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 15 Jun 1451; died in May 1488.
    2. 18. James III, King of Scots  Descendancy chart to this point 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.

  2. 16.  Anna of Brunswick-Grubenhagen Descendancy chart to this point (14.Elizabeth7, 12.Margareta6, 9.Wilhelm5, 7.Margareta4, 5.Margareta3, 3.Heinrich2, 1.Adolf1) was born about 1420; died on 9 Oct 1474 in Nannhofen, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duchess of Brunswick-Grubenhagen.

    Anna married Albrecht III of Bavaria on 22 Jan 1437 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Albrecht (son of Ernst of Bavaria and Elisabetta Visconti) was born on 27 Mar 1401 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany; died on 29 Feb 1460 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Andechs, Bavaria, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 19. Elisabeth of Bavaria  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1383 in Trausnitz Castle, Lanshut, Bavaria, Germany; died on 13 Nov 1442 in Ansbach Castle, Bavaria, Germany; was buried in Heilsbronn, Bavaria, Germany.