Person:Henrietta of Cleves (1)

Henriette of Cleves
b.31 Oct 1542
d.24 Jun 1601
Facts and Events
Name Henriette of Cleves
Alt Name[2] Henriette de Cleves
Gender Female
Birth[1] 31 Oct 1542
Death[1] 24 Jun 1601
Reference Number? Q289646?


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Henriette of Cleves (31 October 1542 – 24 June 1601) was a French courtier and noble, heir of the Cleves-Nevers family. She became the suo jure 4th Duchess of Nevers and the suo jure Countess of Rethel, upon the childless death of her brother, James of Cleves, Duke of Nevers and Count of Rethel, in 1564. She was the spouse of Louis I Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers, 1st Duke of Rethel, and Prince of Mantua and Duchess of Rethel and Princess of Mantua by marriage.

She was also known as Henriette de La Marck. Henriette's portrait was painted, on an unknown date, by the renowned French Renaissance artist, François Clouet. She is depicted in La Reine Margot (novel) and La Reine Margot (1994 film).

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Henriette of Cleves, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
  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), 3:451.