Agnes von Hessen, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen, Herzogin zu Sachsen-Coburg-Eisenach

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About Agnes von Hessen, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen, Herzogin zu Sachsen-Coburg-Eisenach

Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse

Philip married in Dresden on 11 December 1523 Christine of Saxony (daughter of George, Duke of Saxony) and had in this marriage 10 children:

Agnes (31 May 1527 – 4 November 1555), married:

in Marburg on 9 January 1541 to Elector Maurice of Saxony;

in Weimar on 26 May 1555 to Duke John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony.


Maurice, Elector of Saxony

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After Maurice came of age, in 1539, his parents began to look for a wife for him. The favorite was Philip's eldest daughter, Agnes. The marriage plans threatened to fail, however, because the illegal double marriage of the Landgrave. Without the knowledge of his parents, Maurice remained committed to his engagement with Agnes. The wedding, particularly disapproved by his mother, took place in Marburg on 9 January 1541. Letters from that time illustrate the strong mutual devotion of the couple. Together they had two children:

Anna (b. Dresden, 23 December 1544 – d. Dresden, 18 December 1577), married on 24 August 1561 to Prince William I of Orange-Nassau. They divorced in 1574.

Albrecht (b. Dresden, 28 November 1545 – d. Dresden, 12 April 1546).

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Agnes von Hessen, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen, Herzogin zu Sachsen-Coburg-Eisenach's Timeline

1527
May 31, 1527
Marburg, Hessen, Deutschland(HRR)
1544
December 23, 1544
Age 17
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland (HRR)
1545
November 28, 1545
Age 18
Dresden, Sachsen, Deutschland(HRR)
1555
November 4, 1555
Age 28