Maria of Loon-Heinsberg

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Maria of Loon-Heinsberg
Spouse(s) John IV, Count of Nassau
Noble family House of Loon
Father John II of Loon, Lord of Jülich, Heinsberg and Löwenberg
Mother Margaret of Solms-Braunfels
Born 1426
Died 20 April 1502(1502-04-20)
Buried Mausoleum of Engelbert I of Nassau in Breda
Jan IV of Nassau and his wife Maria of Loon-Heinsberg; both were decades dead by 1538-40, when a set of dynastic designs were made in pen with watercolour by Bernard van Orley
Sculpture of Maria von Loon-Heinsberg at the mausoleum of Engelbert I of Nassau, Grote Kerk of Breda.[1]

Maria of Loon-Heinsberg (1426 – 20 April 1502) was the daughter of John II of Loon, Lord of Jülich, Heinsberg and Löwenberg.[2] Her mother was the second wife of John II, Countess Margaret of Solms-Braunfels.[3]

Maria died on 20 April 1502 as the last member of the house of Loon-Heinsberg and is buried with her husband in the mausoleum of Engelbert I of Nassau in the Church of Our Lady at the Market Square in Breda.

Marriage and issue[edit]

She married on 7 February 1440 with John IV, Count of Nassau, Lord of Breda. They had the following children:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uwe Korbella in: Heimatkalender des Kreises Heinsberg 2011. Published by the county of Heinsberg, Heinsberg 2011, S. 36
  2. ^ Christoph Jacob Kremer: Geschichte der Herren von Heinsberg des jüngern Geschlechts im Herzogthum Gülch, einer besondern Linie des Grävlich Sponheimischen Hauses in der Pfalz. In: Akademische Beiträge zur Gülch- und Bergischen Geschichte, Erster Band. Mannheim mit Akademischen Schriften, 1769, p. 92 ff.
  3. ^ Severin Corsten, August Lentz in: Heimatkalender des Selfkantkreises Geilenkirchen-Heinsberg 1972, published by the county of Geilenkirchen-Heinsberg, Geilenkirchen 1972, p. 11 ff.