Françoise van Aerssen

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About Françoise van Aerssen

Henry de Nassau, Lord Overkirk

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The future Lord Overkirk married Frances van Aerssen van Sommelsdijk (d. 1720), daughter of Cornelius, Lord of Sommeladyck & Platt, at The Hague on 2 October 1667. They had eight children, including five sons, of whom two married and left issue.

Their children included:

Countess Isabella van Nassau (bapt. 20 April 1668, childbirth on 30 January 1692 at London) married 10 March 1691, Charles Granville, Lord Lansdown, later 2nd Earl of Bath (bapt. 31 August 1661, d. 4 September 1701 by suicide), widower of Lady Martha Osborne, daughter of the 1st Duke of Leeds, and son and heir of John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath. Her widower committed suicide on 4 September 1701, shortly after inheriting the peerage on 2 August 1701. He was buried with his father on 22 September 1701 at Kilkhampton. Her son William Henry Granville (30 January 1692 - 1711) became 3rd Earl of Granville, but died young aged 19 of smallpox.[1]

Lodewijk van Nassa (1669-1687)

Lucia van Nassau (1671-1673)

Henry Nassau d'Auverquerque, 1st Earl of Grantham (1673-1754) whose two sons both died in his lifetime, making his nephew Hendrik his heir as of 1730.

Cornelis van Nassau, Heer van Woudenberg (1675-1712, drowned after a battle)

Count Willem Maurits van Nassau, Heer van Ouwerkerk (1679-1753) who married his cousin Charlotte van Nassau (c. 1677-1708), and had issue one son and two daughters

Count Hendrik van Nassau, styled Viscount Boston (1710-10 October 1735) who became heir to his uncle, the 2nd Earl of Grantham, and as such was known as Viscount of Boston.[2]

Frans van Nassau (1682-1710 died in battle in Catalonia, Spain)

Lucia Anna van Nassau (1684-1744) married 11 February 1705 Nanfan Coote, 2nd Earl of Bellamont, and had issue 1 daughter, Lady Frances Coote. She, in turn, married Sir Robert Clifton, 5th Baronet, of Clifton Hall, MP (1690-1767), and had one daughter Frances Clifton (d 8 November 1786) who married George Carpenter, 3rd Baron Carpenter, later 1st Earl of Tyrconnel (1723–1762) and had many children.

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Françoise van Aerssen's Timeline

January 12, 1642
The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
August 1669
December 1, 1671
's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Den Hague, Netherlands
September 6, 1675
December 10, 1679
April 1682
's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands