Johanna Sophia of Bavaria
b.c. 1373 of Straubing, Niederbayern, Bavaria
d.15 Nov 1410
m. 5 AUG 1353
Facts and Events
On 13 June 1395, Joanna Sophia married Albert IV, Duke of Austria in Vienna. The marriage between the two ended a feud between Joanna Sophia's father and Albert's father, Albert III of Austria. Joanna Sophia's father agreed to the payment of 10,000 Pfennige and he gave Albert III the fortress of Natternberg and the town of Deggendorf.
The marriage produced two children; both of whom survived to adulthood. They were:
Albert would often quarrel with members of Joanna Sophia's family, such as their brother-in-law Wenceslaus, King of the Romans and his half-brother Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor. This ended only when Albert died in 1404. Joanna Sophia arranged marriages for her children. She made negotiations with Frederick, Duke of Bavaria, to marry her daughter, Margaret to his son, Henry XVI, Duke of Bavaria. Henry and Margaret married two years after Joanna Sophia's death.
Her son Albert married Elizabeth of Luxembourg, the only child of Emperor Sigismund.
Joanna Sophia died aged thirty-six or thirty-seven in Vienna.