Otto II of Nassau

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Otto II of Nassau
Spouse(s) Adelheid of Vianden
Noble family House of Nassau
Father Heinrich of Nassau
Mother Adelheid of Heinsberg
Born c. 1305
Died 1350/1351

Otto II of Nassau (c. 1305 – 1350/1351) was a German nobleman. He was a Count of Nassau-Dillenburg in Siegen and Dillenburg, and was a son of Count Heinrich of Nassau and Adelheid of Heinsberg.[1]

Otto married Adelheid of Vianden, daughter of Philip of Vianden and Adelheid of Arnsberg. They had four children:[2]

  • Adelheid of Nassau, who became a nun at Keppel, and later became an Abbess.
  • Johan I of Nassau who married Margareta von der Marck.
  • Heinrich "the Swashbuckler" (died 5 September 1402 in Kassel) became a Canon at the Cologne Cathedral.
  • Otto of Nassau, first a canon and provost of St. Moritz at Mainz, and later canon at Cologne and Mainz cathedrals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Nederlandsche leeuw: Maandblad van het Koninklijk Nederlandsch Genootschap voor Geslacht- en Wapenkunde, Volumes 1889-1894, pg 89-91 Google Books
  2. ^ Cawley, Charles, House of Nassau, Foundation for Medieval Genealogy, retrieved August 2012 ,[better source needed] at Medieval Lands