Bernardine of Lippe

Bernardine of Lippe (1563-1628) was a Countess of Lippe by birth and by marriage Countess of Leiningen-Leiningen.

Bernardine of Lippe
Born1563
Died1628 (aged 64–65)
Noble familyLippe
Spouse(s)Louis, Count of Leiningen-Westerburg
FatherBernhard VIII, Count of Lippe
MotherCatherine of Waldeck-Eisenberg

BackgroundEdit

She was a daughter of Count Bernhard VIII of Lippe (1527–1563) from his marriage with Catherine (1524–1583), the daughter of Count Philip III of Waldeck-Eisenberg.

Marriage and issueEdit

In 1587, she married Count Louis of Leiningen-Westerburg (1557–1622). She had nine children:

  1. George Philip (1579–1589).
  2. Amalie (1581–1582).
  3. Ursula Maria (1583–1638), married in 1606 to Maximilian Marschall of Pappenheim.
  4. Simon (1584–1585).
  5. Amalie (1586–1604).
  6. John Casimir (1587–1635), Count of Leiningen-Leiningen, married in 1617 to Martha of Hohenlohe-Weikersheim (1575–1638).
  7. Anastasia (1583–1638), married in 1624 to Count Konrad Wilhelm of Tübingen.
  8. Philip II (1591–1668), Count of Leiningen-Rixingen, married in 1618 to Agathe Catherine Schenk of Limpurg (1595–1664).
  9. Louis Emich (1591–1668), Count of Leiningen-Oberbronn, married in 1624 to Esther of Eberstein (1603–1682).