Person:Anna van Egmont (1)

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Anna van Egmond, gravin van Buren en Leerdam
m. 1531
  1. Anna van Egmond, gravin van Buren en Leerdam1533 - 1558
  • HWillem van Oranje1533 - 1584
  • WAnna van Egmond, gravin van Buren en Leerdam1533 - 1558
m. 8 Jul 1551
  1. Maria of Nassau1553 - abt 1555
  2. Philip William , Prince of Orange1554 - 1618
  3. Maria of Nassau1556 - 1616
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Name Anna van Egmond, gravin van Buren en Leerdam
Alt Name Anna van Buren
Gender Female
Birth[1] Mar 1533 Grave, Netherlands
Marriage 8 Jul 1551 Buren, Gelderland, Netherlandsto Willem van Oranje
Death[1] 24 Mar 1558 Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Burial? Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands


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Anna van Egmont (March 1533 – 24 March 1558) was a wealthy Dutch heiress who became the first wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange.

Anna was born in Grave. As the only child of Maximiliaan van Egmond and Françoise de Lannoy, she was suo jure Countess of Buren and Lady of Egmond. She was also Countess of Lingen and of Leerdam, and Lady of IJsselstein, of Borssele, of Grave, of Cranendonck, of Jaarsveld, of Kortgene, of Sint Maartensdijk, and of Odijk.

In 1551 she married William the Silent in Buren, and thereby he earned the titles Lord of Egmond and Count of Buren. By William she had three children:

Anna died and was buried in Breda.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Anna van Egmont, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Anne of Egmont and Buren, in Lundy, Darryl. The Peerage: A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe.