Matilda of Hesse

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Mathilde of Hesse
Spouse(s) John II, Duke of Cleves
Noble family House of Hesse
Father Henry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse
Mother Anna of Katzenelnbogen
Born (1473-07-04)4 July 1473
Blankenstein
Died 19 February 1505(1505-02-19) (aged 31)
Cologne

Mathilde of Hesse (4 July 1473 in Blankenstein – 19 February 1505 in Cologne) was the daughter of Henry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse (1441-1483) and his wife Anna of Katzenelnbogen (1443-1494).

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married on 3 November 1489 in Soest to John II, Duke of Cleves, nicknamed "the Babymaker" (1458-1521). He was son of John I, Duke of Cleves and Elizabeth of Nevers. John and Mathilde had three children: