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Wilhelm V «der Reiche» von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Herzog von Jülich, von Kleve & von Berg

Lithuanian: Vilhelmas, Hercogas, German: Wilhelm, Hercog
Also Known As: "Guillaume IX duc de Juliers", "Guillaume IV duc de Berg"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Death: January 05, 1592 (75)
Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Place of Burial: Düsseldorf, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann III "the Peaceful", Duke of Cleves; Johann II Kindermacher Herzog Von Kleve und Graf Von Dee Mark Von Kleve-Mark; Maria, Duchess of Jülich-Berg and Mechilde Von Hessen
Husband of Maria Von Julich-Kleve-Berg and Maria of Austria - Habsburg, Archduchess, Duchess of Jülich-Cleves-Berg
Ex-husband of Jeanne III d'Albret, queen of Navarre
Ex-partner of (No Name)
Father of Herzog Johann Wilhelm Von Julich-Kleve-Berg; Maria Wilhelms von Gülich; Princess of Cleves, Duchess consort of Prussia Maria Eleonora von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Prinzessin von Preußen; Anna Maria von Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Pfalzgräfin zu Pfalz-Zweibrücken; Magdalena von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Pfalzgräfin zu Pfalz-Zweibrücken and 4 others
Brother of Sybille von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Kurfürstin zu Sachsen; Anne of Cleves and Amalia of Cleves

Occupation: Duke of Jülich, Cleves and Berg, Count of Mark, Ravensberg and Mörss, Herr von Ravenstein, Herzog von JÜLICH KLEVE und BERG (1539 - 1592)
Managed by: Flemming Allan Funch
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About Wilhelm V "the Rich", Duke of Jülich, Cleves & Berg

Wilhelm der Reiche

Links:

-https://fmg.ac/Projects/MedLands/FRANCONIA%20(LOWER%20RHINE).htm#Jo...

3. WILHELM "der Reiche" (Düsseldorf 28 Jul 1516-Düsseldorf 5 Jan 1592, bur Düsseldorf St Lambertuskirche). Duke of Jülich-Kleve-Berg.

m firstly (Château de Châtellerault 14 Jun 1541, not consummated, annulled 12 Oct 1545) as her first husband, as her second husband, Infanta doña JUANA de Navarra d'Albret, daughter of ENRIQUE (II) titular King of Navarre & his wife Marguerite d’Orléans Dss de Berry (Pau 7 Jan 1528-murdered Paris, Hôtel du Prince de Condé 9 Jun 1572, bur Vendôme Saint-Georges). She succeeded her father in 1555 as JUANA (III) titular Queen of Navarre, Pss de Béarn, Ctss de Foix.

m secondly (Regensburg 18 Jul 1546) MARIA Archduchess of Austria, daughter of Emperor FERDINAND I Archduke of Austria, King of Hungary and Bohemia & his wife Anna Pss of Hungary & Bohemia (Prague 15 May 1531-Schloß Hambach 11 Dec 1581, bur Kleve Stiftskirche).

 Wilhelm & his wife had seven children: 
  • a) MARIE ELEONORE (Kleve 15/16 Jun 1550-1 Jun 1608).
    m (Kölnigsberg 14 Oct 1573) ALBRECHT FRIEDRICH Duke of Prussia, son of ALBRECHT von Brandenburg Duke of Prussia & his second wife Anna Marie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg (Schloß Neuhausen near Königsberg 29 Apr 1553-Fischhausen 27/28 Aug 1618, bur Königsberg).
  • b) ANNA (Kleve 1 Mar 1552-Höchstadt an der Donau 16 Oct 1632, bur Lauingen St Martin).
    m (Neuburg an der Donau 27 Sep 1574) PHILIPP LUDWIG Pfalzgraf und Herzog von Neuburg, son of WOLFGANG Pfalzgraf von Zweibrücken & his wife Anna von Hessen (Zweibrücken 2 Oct 1547-Neuburg an der Donau 22 Aug 1614, bur Lauingen St Martin).
  • c) MAGDALENA (Kleve 2 Nov 1553-Meisenheim 30 Jul 1633, bur Meisenheim Stadtkirche).
    m (Bergzabern 4 Oct 1579) JOHANN Pfalzgraf von Zweibrücken, son of WOLFGANG Pfalzgraf von Zweibrücken & his wife Anna von Hessen (Meisenheim 18 May 1550-Germersheim 12 Aug 1604, bur Zweibrücken Alexanderkirche).
  • d) KARL FRIEDRICH (Kleve 28 Apr 1555-Rome 9 Feb 1575, bur Rome Santa Maria dell’Anima).
  • e) ELISABETH (Kleve 29 Jun 1556-19 Apr 1561, bur Kleve).
  • f) SIBYLLE (Kleve 26 Aug 1557-16 Dec 1627, bur Günzburg).
    m (4 Mar 1601) KARL Archduke of Austria Markgraf von Burgau, son of FERDINAND Archduke of Austria & his first wife Philippine Welser (Schloß Krivoklat, Bohemia 22 Nov 1560-near Bodensee 31 Oct 1618).
  • g) JOHANN WILHELM (Kleve 28 May 1562-Düsseldorf 25 Mar 1609). Duke of Jülich-Kleve-Berg.
    m firstly (Düsseldorf 16 Jun 1585) JAKOBÄA von Baden, daughter of PHILIBERT Markgraf von Baden-Baden & his wife Mechtild von Bayern (16 Jan 1558-murdered Düsseldorf 3 Sep of 3 Nov 1597, bur Düsseldorf). She was strangled.
    m secondly (20 Jun 1599) ANTOINETTE de Lorraine, daughter of CHARLES III Duke of Lorraine & his wife Claude de France (Château de Gondréville 23 Aug 1568-Nancy 23 Aug 1610, bur Nancy).

Illegitimate daughter Maria Wilhelms von Gülich. As a short summary, we know he had illegitimate children, and that she wore his name and lived in his castle Hambach.

Sources: (selection)

Staatsbibliotek, Jülich (1592). Heirat von Hertzog Johan III in Düsseldorf gesteliste

Brenner, Ljungfors, Otto, Wilhelm (1956). Släkten Gülich - von Gülich under 400 år: (1956). [Arkiv f. sv. släktforskn.]. Libris 1778997

Ystads, Tingsrätt (1632). Domstolsprotokoll


no one illegitimate Maria reported by primary sources or wikis,
despite all the meticulous generic notes, what WE really do know for sure is that she is the grand medieval noble DIY connection of the ADMNs:

Über Wilhelm von Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Hercog (Deutsch)

War von 1539 bis Zu seinem Tod Herzog von Jülich-Kleve-Berg sowie Graf von Mark und Ravensberg.

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Wilhelm V "the Rich", Duke of Jülich, Cleves & Berg's Timeline

1516
July 28, 1516
Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
1538
1538
- 1543
Age 21
1539
1539
- 1592
Age 22
1539
- 1592
Age 22
1540
1540
Germany
1550
June 16, 1550
Kleve, Jülich-Kleve-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)
1552
March 1, 1552
Cleve, Jülich-Cleves-Berg, Deutschland(HRR)