Otto II, Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg, II (c.1305 - c.1351) MP

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Birthplace: Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Death: Died in Probably Heiliges Römisches Reich (Present Germany)
Cause of death: Died in battle, unknown location
Managed by: Johannes Rye Røste
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About Otto II, Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg, II

From the Foundation for Medieval Genealogy Medlands page on Nassau (covering birth and marriage family):

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/NASSAU.htm#OttoIIdied13501351

1. HEINRICH von Nassau (-1343).

  • "Ottho comes de Nassawen…cum uxore nostra Agnete nec non Henrico nostro primogenito" confirmed the donation of "bonorum in Hasilbach et Aldindorph" to the church in Aldenburg made by "matrem nostram Methildim comitissam bone mem…cum sorore nostra Katherina ibidem locata" by charter dated 3 May 1289[99].
  • Graf von Nassau in Siegen Ginsberg Haiger und dem Westerwald 1303 in Dillenburg Herborn und Beilstein 1328. "Agnes relicta quondam…dni Ottonis…comitis de Nassawe" donated property "in Herberin" to Aldenburg "et…sororie nostre Dne Katerine et filie nostre Gertrudis", with the consent of "nostrorum filiorum…Henrici, Emiconis militum, Ottonis et Iohannis clericorum", by charter dated Dec 1299[100].
  • m (before 1302) ADELHEID von Heinsberg, daughter of DIETRICH [I] Herr von Heinsberg und Blankenburg & his wife Jeanne de Louvain (-after 21 May 1343). "Aleydis uxor…Henrici comitis de Nassouwia" renounced the inheritance from "felicis recordationis…Walrami domini quondam de Blanckenberch fratris nostri" in favour of "nostrum consanguineum…Theodericum dominum de Heymsbergh et de Blamckenberch militem filium quondam domini Godefridi fratris nostri", with the consent of "domini Henrici nostri mariti comitis prelibati nec non Ottonis militis primogeniti ac Henrici prepositi Spirensis nostrorum filiorum", by charter dated 8 Feb 1333[101].
  • Heinrich & his wife had five children:

a) AGNES (-[29 Oct 1316/1318], bur Limburg Stadtkirche). m ([1314]) GERLACH [II] Herr von Isenburg-Limburg (-2 Apr 1355).

b) KATHARINA (-29 Apr 1334). Abbess of Altenberg.

c) GERTRUD . Abbess of Altenberg. 1329/53.

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d) OTTO [II] von Nassau ([1305]-killed in battle [Dec 1350/Jan 1351]).

  • "Aleydis uxor…Henrici comitis de Nassouwia" renounced the inheritance from "felicis recordationis…Walrami domini quondam de Blanckenberch fratris nostri" in favour of "nostrum consanguineum…Theodericum dominum de Heymsbergh et de Blamckenberch militem filium quondam domini Godefridi fratris nostri", with the consent of "domini Henrici nostri mariti comitis prelibati nec non Ottonis militis primogeniti ac Henrici prepositi Spirensis nostrorum filiorum", by charter dated 8 Feb 1333[102].
  • Graf von Nassau in Siegen und Dillenburg. "Otto greue van Nassowe ind Aleyd van Vianden syn…husfrowe" sold half of the town of Gensberg to Walram Archbishop of Köln by charter dated 13 Feb 1345[103].

m (contract 23 Dec 1331) ADELHEID von Vianden, daughter of PHILIPP [II] Graf von Vianden & his wife Adelheid von Arnsberg (-30 Sep 1376).

  • "Otto greue van Nassowe ind Aleyd van Vianden syn…husfrowe" sold half of the town of Gensberg to Walram Archbishop of Köln by charter dated 13 Feb 1345[104]. "Wilhelm…marcgreue zu Guilge" reached agreement with "unser niechten vrauwe Aleyde greuinnen van Nassauwe, yren kynden ind yren eruen, heren Frederiche heirren zu Cronenberch ind heren Goedarde heirren zu Wyltz […unserm niechten]" to divide the half share of "Wilhelme greuen zu Namen" in the inheritance of the late "unsme neiuen greue Lodewiche van Vyanden" by charter dated 23 May 1356[105].
  • This document was incorrectly interpreted by Walther Möller, who assumed that Friedrich Herr zu Kronenberg was one of the "kynden ind…eruen" of countess Adelheid, and therefore that she had married firstly his father Johann von Dollendorf Herr zu Kronenberg[106]. The document should more correctly be read as referring to countess Adelheid and her unnamed children.
  • Adelheid is called "niechte" of Wilhelm Markgraf von Jülich in the document, which indicates her maternal ancestry, Petronella von Jülich being her maternal grandmother[107].

Otto [II] & his wife had four children:

i) ADELHEID .

  • Nun at Keppel 1376, abbess 1378/1381.

ii) JOHANN [I] von Nassau (-Herborn 4 Sep 1416, bur Kloster Keppel).

  • Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg in Siegen und Dillenburg.
  • m (contract 14 Aug 1343, 20 Nov 1357) MARGARETA von der Mark, daughter of ADOLF [II] Graf von der Mark & his wife Margareta von Kleve (-1409). "Alf graue van der Mark unde Margret sin…husfrouwe" agreed with "Otten grauen van Nassauwe und frouwen Aleyde" that "eine dochter van unseren dochteren" would marry "einem sone van soenen…Otten grauen van Nassauwe und frouwen Alheyd vorgenant" by charter dated 14 Aug 1343[108]. "Johan greue tho Nassouwe der jungste" acknowledge receipt from "unse…suager Engelbracht greue van der Marke" of the dowry for his marriage "mit syuer suster Margareten van der Marke unser…huysvrouwen" by charter dated 23 Sep 1369[109].

iii) HEINRICH "der Haudegen" (-Kassel 5 Sep 1402).

  • Canon at Köln Cathedral 1356/1356.
  • Heinrich had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress: Heinrich (d. 1440, m. Gutgen von Morsdorf)

iv) OTTO (-1384).

  • Canon and provost of St Moritz at Mainz 1357.
  • Canon at Köln and Mainz Cathedrals 1380.

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e) HEINRICH [I] von Nassau (-before 1380).

  • "Aleydis uxor…Henrici comitis de Nassouwia" renounced the inheritance from "felicis recordationis…Walrami domini quondam de Blanckenberch fratris nostri" in favour of "nostrum consanguineum…Theodericum dominum de Heymsbergh et de Blamckenberch militem filium quondam domini Godefridi fratris nostri", with the consent of "domini Henrici nostri mariti comitis prelibati nec non Ottonis militis primogeniti ac Henrici prepositi Spirensis nostrorum filiorum", by charter dated 8 Feb 1333[110].
  • Graf von Nassau-Beilstein.
  • Canon at Köln Cathedral and at St Florin, Koblenz 1326.
  • Provost at Speyer Cathedral 1329/1334.
  • 1343 at Beilstein, Mengerskirchen, Eigenberg und dem Westerwald.

References:

  • [99] Gudenus, Tome II, CCX, p. 261.
  • [100] Gudenus, Tome II, CCXXXIX, p. 291.
  • [101] Kremer, C. J. (1769) Academische Beiträge zur Jülch- und Bergischen Geschichte, Band I Urkunden zur Geschichte der Herren von Heinsberg (Mannheim) ("Kremer (1769) Band I, Urkunden Heinsberg"), XIX, p. 27.
  • [102] Kremer (1769), Band I, Urkunden Heinsberg, XIX, p. 27.
  • [103] Lacomblet, T. J. (ed.) (1853) Urkundenbuch für die Geschichte des Niederrheins, Band III (Düsseldorf) ("Niederrheins Urkundenbuch"), 419, p. 330.
  • [104] Niederrheins Urkundenbuch, Band III, 419, p. 330.
  • [105] Niederrheins Urkundenbuch, Band III, 554, p. 465.
  • [106] Möller, W. ´Ein Beitrag zur Genealogie der Grafen von Vianden und zur Vererbung con der Neuerburg´, Annuaire de la Société héraldique luxembourgeoise (1950). (information provided by Bert M. Kamp in a private email to the author dated 16 May 2010).
  • [107] Berg, A. ´Wer war der Gemahl der Erbtochter Lucie von der Neuerburg´, Genealogie (1980), pp. 180-81, and Kamp, B. M. ´De moeder van Adelheid van Vianden´, De Nederlandsche Leeuw (1998), cols. 266-77 (information supplied by Bert M. Kamp, in a private email to the author dated 16 May 2010).
  • [108] Niederrheins Urkundenbuch, Band III, 396, p. 314.
  • [109] Niederrheins Urkundenbuch, Band III, 707, p. 605.
  • [110] Kremer (1769), Band I, Urkunden Heinsberg, XIX, p. 27.

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on

http://thepeerage.com/p11501.htm#i115004

Otto II Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg [1]

  • M, #115004,
  • d. 1351
  • Last Edited=31 Jul 2005

Otto II Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg died in 1351, killed in action.[1]

He was the son of Heinrich I Graf von Nassau-Siegen.[1]

He gained the title of Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg.[1]

Child of Otto II Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg

  • 1. Johann I von Nassau+[1] d. 1416

Citations

  • 1. [S16] Jirí Louda and Michael MacLagan, Lines of Succession: Heraldry of the Royal Families of Europe, 2nd edition (London, U.K.: Little, Brown and Company, 1999), table 33. Hereinafter cited as Lines of Succession.

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From the German Wikipedia page on Otto II. von Nassau-Siegen:

http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_II._(Nassau)

Otto II. von Nassau-Siegen (* um 1300/1305; † 1350 oder 1351, gefallen) war in den Jahren 1343 bis 1350 Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg.

Leben

Otto war der Sohn des Grafen Heinrich I. von Nassau-Siegen und der Adelheid von Heinsberg und Blankenberg.

Als Heinrich I. 1343 starb, wurde die Grafschaft Nassau-Siegen unter seinen Söhnen aufgeteilt: der älteste, Heinrich I., erhielt Nassau-Beilstein, während Otto Nassau-Dillenburg bekam. Am 23. Dezember 1331 heiratete er Adelheid von Vianden; mit ihr hatte er vier Kinder:

  • 1. Johann I., Graf von Nassau-Dillenburg, (1339-1416)
  • 2. Heinrich von Nassau-Dillenburg († 1402)
  • 3. Otto von Nassau-Dillenburg, Kanoniker in Mainz (1341-1384)
  • 4. Adelheid von Nassau-Dillenburg, Äbtissin in Keppel († 1381)

Literatur

Eduard Ausfeld: Otto II., Graf von Nassau. In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Band 24, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1887, S. 707 f.

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Otto II. von Nassau-Dillenburg's Timeline

1305
1305
Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
1331
December 23, 1331
Age 26
Nassau, Deggendorf, Bayern, Germany
1339
1339
Age 34
1341
1341
Age 36
Nassau, Deggendorf, Bayern, Germany
1343
1343
Age 38
Nassau, Deggendorf, Bayern, Germany
1345
1345
Age 40
Grimbergen, Brabant, Belgium
1351
January 1351
Age 46
Probably Heiliges Römisches Reich (Present Germany)