Person:Marie of Burgundy, Duchess of Cleves (1)

Marie of Burgundy, Duchess of Cleves
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Name Marie of Burgundy, Duchess of Cleves
Gender Female
Birth? 1393 Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Alt Marriage 12 JUL 1406 Atrechtto Adolph I , Duke of Cleves
Marriage 31 JUL 1406 to Adolph I , Duke of Cleves
Death? 30 Oct 1463 Bruges, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Ancestral File Number B1JX-D0


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Marie of Burgundy, Duchess of Cleves (1393 – 30 October 1463) was the second child of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria, and an elder sister of Philip the Good. Born in Dijon, she became the second wife of Adolph, Count of Mark in May 1415. He was made the 1st Duke of Cleves in 1417. They were the grandparents of King Louis XII of France and the great-grandparents of John III, Duke of Cleves, father of Anne of Cleves, who was fourth Queen consort of Henry VIII of England. By their daughter, Catherine, they were ancestors of Mary, Queen of Scots.

The Duke and Duchess of Cleves lived at Wijnendale Castle in West Flanders. She died in Cleves in present-day Monterberg, Kalkar.

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