Ottilie of Katzenelnbogen

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Ottilie of Katzenelnbogen
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Ottilie and her daughters, section of the Markgrafentafel
Spouse Christoph I of Baden
Father Philip II "the Younger" of Katzenelnbogen
Mother Countess Ottilie of Nassau (1437-1493)
Born baptized 22nd March 1453
Starkenburg Castle, near Darmstadt
Died 15 August 1517
Baden-Baden

Ottilie von Katzenelnbogen (1453, (baptized on 22 March 1453), Starkenburg Castle, near Darmstadt – 15 August 1517, Baden-Baden) was the daughter of count Philipp II "the Younger" of Katzenelnbogen (1427–1453) and Countess Ottilie of Nassau (1437–1493), whom he married in 1450. Philipp the Younger was in turn son of Count Philipp I of Katzenelnbogen the Elder (1402–1479) and Anna of Württemberg (1408–1471).

Marriage and issue[edit]

Ottilie married on 30 January 1469[1] the Margrave Christoph I of Baden (1453–1527). From this marriage, 15 children were born:

  1. Ottilie (6 June 1470 – 1490), Abbess in Pforzheim
  2. Jakob (6 June 1471 – 27 April 1511, Cologne), Archbishop of Trier
  3. Marie (2 July 1473 – 9 January 1519); Abbess in Lichtenthal
  4. Bernhard III, Margrave of Baden-Baden (7 April 1474 – 29 June 1536)
  5. Charles (21 June 1476 – 7 October 1510), canon in Strasbourg and Trier
  6. Christopher (21 July 1477 – 29 March 1508), canon in Strasbourg and Trier
  7. Philipp (10 December 1478 – 17 September 1533); Margrave of Baden-Sponheim
  8. Rudolf (16 June 1481 – 23 September 1532), canon in Mainz, Cologne, Strasbourg and Augsburg
  9. Ernst, Margrave of Baden-Durlach (7 October 1482 – 6 February 1553)
  10. Wolfgang (10 May 1484 – 24 June 1522)
  11. Sibylle (26 April 1485 – 10 July 1518), married on 24 January 1505 to Philipp III, Count of Hanau-Lichtenberg
  12. Rosine (5 March 1487 – 29 October 1554), married:
    1. in 1503 to Count Franz Wolfgang of Hohenzollern;
    2. to Johann von Ow zu Wachendorf
  13. John (d. 19 June 1490)
  14. Beatrix (22 January 1492 – 4 April 1535), married in 1508 to Johann II, Count of Pfalz-Simmern
  15. Georg (1 July 1493 – 16 November 1493)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demandt, Karl E. (1955). "Die letzten Katzenelnbogener Grafen und der Kampf um ihr Erbe". Nassauer Annalen (Wiesbaden: Verein für Nassauische Altertumskunde und Geschichtsforschung) 66: 93–132. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 

See also[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.