Katharina of Hanau-Lichtenberg

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Katharina of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Spouse(s) Schenk Eberhard of Limpurg-Speckfeld
Noble family House of Hanau
Father Philipp V, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
Mother Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch
Born (1568-01-30)30 January 1568
Buchweiller (now Bouxwiller)
Died 6 August 1636(1636-08-06) (aged 68)

Katharina of Hanau-Lichtenberg (30 January 1568[1] in Buchweiller (now Bouxwiller) – 6 August 1636) was a daughter of Count Philipp V and his wife, Countess Ludowika Margaretha of Zweibrücken-Bitsch (1540–1569).

Marriage and issue[edit]

Katharina married Schenk Eberhard of Limpurg-Speckfeld (3 October 1560 – 26 February 1622) and had at least two sons:[2]

Ancestors[edit]

References[edit]

  • Adrian Willem Eliza Dek: De Afstammelingen van Juliana van Stolberg tot aan het jaar van de vrede van Munster, Zaltbommel, 1968
  • Reinhard Suchier: Genealogie des Hanauer Grafenhauses, in: Festschrift des Hanauer Geschichtsvereins zu seiner fünfzigjährigen Jubelfeier am 27. August 1894, Hanau, 1894
  • Gerd Wunder, Max Schefold and Herta Beutter: Die Schenken von Limpurg und ihr Land, in the series Forschungen aus Württembergisch Franken, vol. 20, Sigmaringen, 1982
  • Ernst J. Zimmermann: Hanau Stadt und Land, 3rd ed., Hanau, 1919, reprinted: 1978

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Hessian State Archive at Marbur, file 81: Government of Hanau, document A 12,6 states that she was baptized on 7 February 1568
  2. ^ A complete list is not available. Wunder, Schefold and Beutter (p. 46) only show male relatives.