Margaretha Egmond

1517–10 March 1554 (Age 37)
Bar-le-Duc, Meuse, Lorraine, France

The Life of Margaretha

When Margaretha Egmond was born in 1517, in Bar-le-Duc, Meuse, Lorraine, France, her father, * John (Jan) IV Count van Egmont en West-Friesland, was 18 and her mother, Françoise van Luxembourg Fiennes, Princess of Gavre, was 18. She married Duke Nicolas I de Lorraine-Lotharingen of Vaudemont Mercoeur on 1 May 1549, in Brussels, Belgium. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 10 March 1554, in her hometown, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Duke Nicolas I de Lorraine-Lotharingen of Vaudemont Mercoeur
1524–1577
Margaretha Egmond
1517–1554
Marriage: 1 May 1549
Marguerite de Lorraine- Mercoeur
1550–1550
Catherine De Lorraine-Mercoeur
1551–1551
Henri De Lorraine-Mercoeur
1552–1552
Queen Louise de Lorraine-Vaudemont of France and Poland
1553–1601

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 May 1549
Brussels, Belgium
children

(4)

    Marguerite de Lorraine- Mercoeur

    Female1550–1550Female

    Catherine De Lorraine-Mercoeur

    Female1551–1551Female

    Henri De Lorraine-Mercoeur

    Male1552–1552Male

    Queen Louise de Lorraine-Vaudemont of France and Poland

    Female1553–1601Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

Name Meaning

English: from an Old English personal name composed of the elements ēast ‘grace’, ‘beauty’ + mund ‘protection’. This name was also used by the Norman, among whom it represents a continental Germanic cognate of the Old English name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaretha Countess Of Edmond -

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