Person:Engelbert, Count of Nevers (1)

Engelbert , Count of Nevers
d.21 Nov 1506
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Name Engelbert , Count of Nevers
Alt Name[2] Engilbert de Cleves, comte de Nevers
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1462
Marriage 23 Feb 1489 to Charlotte of Bourbon-Vendôme
Death[2] 21 Nov 1506
Reference Number? Q324485?
Burial[2] Nevers, Nièvre, France

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Engelbert of Cleves, Count of Nevers (26 September 1462 – 21 November 1506) was the younger son of John I, Duke of Cleves and Elizabeth of Nevers, only surviving child of John II, Count of Nevers.

In 1481, he was sent with a large army to the Bishopric of Utrecht by his brother John II, Duke of Cleves where they successfully ousted David of Burgundy. But after the Siege of Utrecht (1483) he had to flee, and Utrecht returned to the control of Burgundy.

He married Charlotte of Bourbon-Vendôme, daughter of John VIII, Count of Vendôme, circa 1489. Their son

Engelbert became Count of Nevers and Eu in 1491 upon the death of his maternal grandfather John II, Count of Nevers. His eldest brother John II (1458–1521) inherited Cleves.

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Anselme (de Sainte-Marie). Histoire généalogique de la maison royale de France, des pairs et grands officiers de la Couronne. (Paris: la Compagnie des Libraires, 1726-1733), 3:450.