Elisabeth of Meissen
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|Elisabeth of Meissen|
|Burgravine of Nuremberg|
|Spouse||Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg|
|House||House of Hohenzollern
House of Wettin
|Father||Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen|
|Mother||Mathilde of Bavaria|
22 November 1329|
|Died||21 April 1375(aged 45)|
Marriage and children
She was born in Wartburg. On 7 September 1350, at the age of twenty, she married Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg in Jena. In 1357 her husband succeeded to the title, and from that time until her death in 1375, she was styled as Burgravine of Nuremberg. Together Frederick and Elisabeth had eight children, six girls and two boys, who survived to adulthood:
- Elisabeth (1358–26 July 1411, Heidelberg), married in Amberg 1374 to Rupert of Germany.
- Beatrix (ca. 1362, Nuremberg–10 June 1414, Perchtoldsdorf), married in Vienna 1375 Duke Albert III of Austria
- Anna (ca. 1364–after 10 May 1392), a nun in Seusslitz.
- Agnes (1366 – 22 May 1432), Convent in Hof (1376–1386) married in Konstance 1386 Baron Friedrich of Daber, Returned to Convent in Hof (1406) Abbess in Hof (1411–1432).
- John (ca. 1369–11 June 1420, Plassenburg).
- Frederick (1371–1440).
- Margarete (d. 1406, Gudensberg), married in Kulmbach 1383 Landgrave Hermann of Hesse.
- Katharina (d. 1409), Abbess in Hof.
Elisabeth died at the age of 45.
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