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Henrietta Maria von der Pfalz-Simmern (Wittelsbach, Pfalz-Simmern), Prinzessin von Siebenbürgen

Also Known As: "Pfalzi"
Birthplace: 's Gravenhage (Den Haag), Zuid Holland, Nederlande
Death: Died in Sárospatak, Zemplén, present Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
Place of Burial: Gyulafehérvár (Alba Iulia, Weißenburg), Transylvania - Siebenbürgen, Hungary (present Romania)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Frederick V, King of Bohemia, Elector Palatine and Elizabeth of Bohemia
Wife of Rákóczi Zsigmond, Prince of Transylvania (Siebenbürgen)
Sister of Henry Frederick von der Pfalz-Simmern, Hereditary Prince Of Palatinate; Karl I Ludwig von der Pfalz (Elector Palatine); Elisabeth of Bohemia, Princess Palatine; Ruprecht von der Pfalz, Duke of Cumberland; Prince Maurice, Count Palatine of the Rhine and 7 others

Occupation: Princess Consort of Siebenbuergen
Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Princess Henrietta of the Palatinate

Komensky a nagy tudós és politikus eskette az ifju párt.


Pfgf Johann II von Simmern (1509-57), *Simmern 20.3.1492, +Simmern 18.5.1557, bur there; 1m: Trarbach 1508 Beatrix of Baden (*1492 +1535, bur Simmern); 2m: Schloss Dhaun 17.8.1554 Gfn Marie Jakobine von Öttingen (*1525 +13.12.1575); He had issue:

  • A1. Friedrich III "der Fromme", Kfst von der Pfalz (1559-76), *Simmern 14.2.1515, +Heidelberg 26.10.1576, bur there; 1m: Crailsheim 1537 Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (*1519 +1567, bur Heidelberg); 2m: Heidelberg 1569 Amalie von Neuenahr (*ca 1540 +Alpen 1602/12, bur Heidelberg/Alpen)
    • B1. Kfst Ludwig VI von der Pfalz (1576-83), *Simmern 4.7.1539, +Heidelberg 22.10.1583, bur there; 1m: Marburg 1560 Elisabeth of Hesse (*Kassel 1539 +Heidelberg 1582, bur there); 2m: Heidelberg 12.7.1583 Gfn Anna von Ostfriesland (*26.6.1562 +21.4.1621)
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      • C4. Friedrich IV, Kfst von der Pfalz (1583-1610), *Amberg 5.3.1574, +Heidelberg 9.9.1610, bur there; m.Dillenburg 1593 Pss Luise Juliane of Orange-Nassau (*31.3.1576 +15.3.1644)
        • D1. Friedrich V, Kfst von der Pfalz (1610-23), King of Bohemia (26.8.1619-9.11.1620) -cr 2.11.1619 - dit Winterkönig, *Jagdschloß Deinschwang nr Amberg 16/26.8.1596, +Mainz 29.11.1632, bur Sedan (?); m.London 14.2.1613 Pss Elizabeth of England (*19.8.1596 +13.2.1662). NOTE: he agreed to accept the crown of Bohemia, as a Protestant, and thus started the 30 Years War. He lost his new kingdom quickly and in 1623 gave up the title of elector, which was assumed by his Bavarian cousins.
          • E1. Heinrich Friedrich, *Heidelberg 2.1.1614, +drowned in Haarlem Meer 7.1.1629, bur The Hague
          • E2. Karl I Ludwig, Kfst von der Pfalz (1650-80), *Heidelberg 1.1.1618, +nr Edingen 28.8.1680, bur Heidelberg; by the Treaty of Westphalia, he was awarded an extra electorate, but had to give up the Upper Palatinate (that area of Northern Bavaria including the town of Sulzbach). 1m: Kassel 12.2.1650 (div 1657) Charlotte of Hesse-Cassel (*Kassel 20.11.1627 +Heidelberg 16.3.1686); 2m: (morganatically) Frankenthal 6.1.1658 Marie Luise, Frn von Degenfeld (*Strassburg 28.11.1634 +Schloß Friedrichsburg, Mannheim 18.3.1677); the children of this 2m. were given the title "Raugraf"; 3m: Schloß Friedrichsburg 11.12.1679 Elisabeth Holländer von Bernau (*Schaffhausen 1659, +8.3.1702)
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          • E3. Ruprecht, the well-known Prince Rupert, who helped his English cousins in their wars, *Prague 17.12.1619, +London 29.11.1682, bur Westminster Abbey
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          • E4. Moritz, *Küstrin 6.1.1621, lost at sea 1653 !pter!/+1654
          • E5. Ludwig, *The Hague 21.8.1623, +The Hague 24.12.1624, bur The Hague
          • E6. Eduard von Pfalz-Simmern, *The Hague 6.10.1624, +Paris 13.3.1663, bur there; m.Paris 24.4./4.5.1645 Anna Gonzaga (*Mantua 1616 +Paris 6.7.1684)
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          • E7. Philipp, *The Hague 16.9.1627, +k.a.Rethel 16.12.1650, bur Heidelberg (?)
          • E8. Gustav Adolf, *The Hague 4.1.1632, +9.1.1641, bur The Hague
          • E9. Elisabeth, Abbess of Herford, *Heidelberg 26.12.1617, +Herford 11.2.1680, bur there
          • E10. Luise Hollandine, Abbess of Maubuisson, *The Hague 17.4.1622, +Maubuisson 11.2.1709, bur there
          • E11. Henriette Marie, *The Hague 17.7.1626, +Saróspatak 18.9.1651, bur Karlsburg (Alba Julia in Romania today); m.Saróspatak 4.4.1651 Sigismund Rákóczi, Pr of Siebenbürgen (*1622 +4.2.1652)
          • E12. Charlotte, *The Hague 19.12.1628, +23.1.1631, bur The Hague
          • E13. Sofie, *The Hague 14.10.1630, +Schloß Herrenhausen 8.6.1714, bur Herrenhausen; the succession to the British throne was fixed on her and her descendants, bypassing a lot of closer claimants who happened to be Catholic; she was the mother of King George I; m.Heidelberg 30.9.1658 Elector Ernst August of Hanover (*30.11.1629 +2.2.1698)
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Princess Henrietta of the Palatinate's Timeline

July 7, 1626
's Gravenhage (Den Haag), Zuid Holland, Nederlande
May 19, 1651
Age 24
Patak, Nógrád County, Hungary
September 18, 1651
Age 25
Sárospatak, Zemplén, present Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary
March 7, 2010
Age 25
Hyrup, Danmark
Gyulafehérvár (Alba Iulia, Weißenburg), Transylvania - Siebenbürgen, Hungary (present Romania)