Herman Adolph, Count of Lippe
|Herman Adolph, Count of Lippe|
|Spouse(s)||Ernestine of Ysenburg-Büdingen-Birstein
Amalia of Lippe-Brake
|Noble family||House of Lippe|
|Father||Simon VII, Count of Lippe|
|Mother||Anna Catherine of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein|
Herman Adolph, Count of Lippe-Detmold (1616-1666) was a ruler of the county of Lippe.
He was the son Count Simon VII and his wife, Countess Anna Catherine of Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (1590 -1622).
In 1659 he completed the expansion of the castle at Horn-Bad Meinberg with a splendid baroque entrance gate. The coat of arms of Herman Adolph and his wife can still be seen above this gate.
Marriage and issue
In 1648, he married Countess Ernestine of Ysenburg-Büdingen-Birstein (9 February 1614 – 5 December 1665) from Offenbach. They had four children:
- Simon Henry (13 March 1649 – 2 May 1697), married Burgravine Amalia of Dohna-Vianen (2 February 1645 – 11 March 1700), from The Hague
- Anna Maria (20 February 1651 – 22 July 1690)
- Ernestine Sophie (9 March 1652 – 22 January 1702)
- Joanna Elizabeth (6 August 1653 – 5 June 1690), married Count Christoper Frederick of Dohna-Lauck
After the death of Ernestine's on 5 December 1665, he married in 1666 Countess Amalia of Lippe-Brake (20 September 1629 – 19 August 1676). This marriage remained childless.
Herman Adolph, Count of LippeBorn: 1616 Died: 1666
|Count of Lippe-Detmold
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