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Princess of Guelders Catharina van Egmont, Regent of Geldern

French: Princess of Guelders Catharina Capet, Regent of Geldern
Also Known As: "Princess of Guelders"
Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Geldern, Germany
Death: Died in Geldern, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Arnold, duke of Guelders and Katharina von Kleve, duchess of Guelders
Wife of Bishop of Liège Capet Louis de Burbon Capet and Louis de Bourbon, prince-évêque de Liège
Mother of Louis Capet (De Bourbon), Bâtard De Liège; Pierre de Bourbon, Seigneur de l'Isle, Baron de Busset et de Puisagut and Jacques de Bourbon bâtard de Liège
Sister of Willem van Gelre; Margaretha van Egmond, Pfalzgräfin von der Pfalz-Simmern; Adolf van Egmont, duke of Guelders; Mary of Guelders, Queen consort of Scotland; Willem van Gelre and 1 other

Occupation: Regent of Geldern
Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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About Katharina van Egmont, regent van Gelre

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_Guelders

The fact that Katharina van Egmont was the mother of Loiuis de Bourbon's children is unconfirmed. The subject is discussed in Medlands.

Kerrebrouck discusses the claim that the mother of the children of Louis de Bourbon Bishop of Liège was Katharina van Egmont Regent of Geldern (1439-1496), first made in 1628 by the brothers Scévole and Louis de Saincte-Marthe, and embellished during the 18th century by the assertion of a secret marriage between the alleged couple.

Link

http://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/BOURBON.htm#_Toc207154613


Catherine of Guelders (ca. 1440 – Guelders, January 25, 1497), was regent of the Duchy of Guelders between 1477 and 1492.

Catherine of Guelders was the fourth and youngest child of Arnold, Duke of Guelders (1410-1473) and Catherine of Cleves (1417–1479). Until 1477, she led an inconspicuous life, in the shadow of her brother Adolf, at war with his father, and her sisters Mary, married to King James II of Scotland and Margaret, married to Frederick I, Count Palatine of Simmern. Despite efforts by her father, no suitable husband was found for Catherine

17th century theories that she was secretly married with Louis de Bourbon, Bishop of Liège, are now believed to be FALSE.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catherine_of_Guelders

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Katharina van Egmont, regent van Gelre's Timeline

1439
1439
Geldern, Germany
1464
November 1464
Age 25
The Netherlands
1465
1465
Age 26
Benwick, Cambridgeshire, England
1466
1466
Age 27
1497
January 25, 1497
Age 58
Geldern, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany