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Louis of Nassau, lord of den Lek and Beverweerd

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Louis of Nassau (1602 – 28 February 1665) was a Dutch soldier. He was the illegitimate son of Margaretha van Mechelen and Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange. He married Isabella, Countess of Hornes in spring 1630, and had ten children. They had 3 surviving sons:

Maurits Lodewijk I, lord of de Lek of LaLecq and Beverweerd

Willem Adriaan I, lord of Odijk, Kortgene, Zeist and Driebergen

Hendrik, lord of Ouwerkerk and Woudenberg

He also had seven daughters of whom the two eldest were

Elisabeth van Nassau-Beverweert (28 December 1633-18 January 1718), a notable Dutch beauty, who married March 1665 Henry Bennet, 1st Earl of Arlington and had an only daughter

Lady Isabella Bennet (c. 1668–7 February 1723) who married 1 August 1672 as a four-year-old child Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Grafton (28 September 1663 – 9 October 1690 d. at the storming of Cork), the illegitimate son of King Charles II of England and his mistress the Duchess of Cleveland. They have many descendants.

Emilia Butler, Countess of Ossory, a notable beauty like her sister. She was wife of Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory, and mother of the the 2nd Duke of Ormonde and many other children.

A third daughter Wilhelmina married a Dutch nobleman, and had a daughter Anna Elisabeth van Ruytenbergh who married George Cholmondeley, 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley in 1701.

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Leo van der Pas. [http://www.genealogics.org/getperson.php?personID=I00002272&tree=LEO Lodewijk van Nassau

Heer van Beverweerd]. Retrieved 7 October 2009.

References: See: Reinildis van Ditzhuyzen, Oranje-Nassau: Een biografisch woordenboek, Haarlem 2004, 171-173 (with a portrait, ca. 1650)

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The Hague, South Holland, The Netherlands
March 4, 1635
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The Hague, Holland, Netherlands
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December 16, 1640
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's-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
May 7, 1664
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Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, South Holland, The Netherlands
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