Princess of the Palatine and Transylvania Henriette Marie Countess of Simmern, Abbess of Maubisson

Brief Life History of Henriette Marie

When Princess of the Palatine and Transylvania Henriette Marie Countess of Simmern, Abbess of Maubisson was born on 17 July 1626, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Frederick V Wittelsbach of the Palatinate, King of Bohemia, was 29 and her mother, Princess Elizabeth Stuart, was 29. She married Prince Zsigmond Felsővadászi Rakoczi of Transylvania on 26 June 1651, in Netherlands. She died on 18 September 1651, in Sárospatak, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary, at the age of 25, and was buried in St Michael's Church, Anderson, Dorset, England.

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Prince Zsigmond Felsővadászi Rakoczi of Transylvania
1622–1652
Princess of the Palatine and Transylvania Henriette Marie Countess of Simmern, Abbess of Maubisson
1626–1651
Marriage: 26 June 1651

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  • wikipedia: Henriette Marie of the Palatinate

World Events (3)

1642

Curacao became a colony of the Netherlands.

1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

1648

End of Eighty Years' War with Spain.

Name Meaning

feminine diminutive of Henri, the French form of Henry , now in occasional use in the English-speaking world.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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Henriette Marie Princess Palatine

Henriette Marie, Princess Palatine (17 July 1626, Hague, Netherlands – 18 September 1651, Sárospatak, Hungary) was a German noblewoman of the House of Wittelsbach. Henriette Marie was the third daught …

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