Katharina van Egmont, regent van Gelre

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Catharina van Egmont, Regent of Geldern

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

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


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.



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Katharina van Egmont, regent van Gelre's Timeline

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