Elisabeth of Nuremberg

Elisabeth of Nuremberg (1358 – 26 July 1411)[citation needed] was Queen of Germany and Electress Palatine as the wife of Rupert, King of the Romans.

Elisabeth of Nuremberg
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Elisabeth with her husband, Rupert
Queen consort of Germany
Tenure21 August 1400 – 18 May 1410
Electress Palatine
Tenure6 January 1398 – 18 May 1410
Born1358
Died26 July 1411
Spouse
(m. 1374; died 1410)
Issue
HouseHohenzollern
FatherFrederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg
MotherElisabeth of Meissen

LifeEdit

Elisabeth was born in 1358, the daughter of Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg and his wife Elisabeth of Meissen, daughter of Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen.

In Amberg, on 27 June 1374, Elisabeth married Rupert, the son and heir of Rupert II, Elector Palatine. Upon Rupert's succession to the Palatinate in 1398, she became Electress consort of the Palatinate. When Rupert was elected King of the Romans in 1400, Elisabeth became Queen of the Romans. She survived her husband, who died on 18 May 1410, by a year, dying on 26 July 1411. Elisabeth was buried alongside her husband in the Church of the Holy Spirit, Heidelberg.

IssueEdit

  1. Rupert Pipan (20 February 1375, Amberg – 25 January 1397, Amberg)
  2. Margaret (1376 – 27 August 1434, Nancy), married on 6 February 1393 to Duke Charles II of Lorraine[1]
  3. Frederick (c. 1377, Amberg – 7 March 1401, Amberg)
  4. Louis III, Elector Palatine (23 January 1378 – 30 December 1436, Heidelberg)[2][3]
  5. Agnes (1379 – 1401, Heidelberg), married in Heidelberg shortly before March 1400 to Duke Adolph I of Cleves
  6. Elisabeth (27 October 1381 – 31 December 1408, Innsbruck), married in Innsbruck 24 December 1407 to Duke Frederick IV of Austria
  7. Count Palatine John of Neumarkt (1383, Neunburg vorm Wald – 13–14 March 1443)
  8. Count Palatine Stephen of Simmern-Zweibrücken (23 June 1385 – 14 February 1459, Simmern)
  9. Count Palatine Otto I of Mosbach (24 August 1390, Mosbach – 5 July 1461)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bogdan 2007, p. 76.
  2. ^ Thomas 2010, p. 387.
  3. ^ "Rupert, Emperor of Germany and Elector Palatine of the Rhine". British Museum. Retrieved 7 June 2022.

SourcesEdit

  • Bogdan, Henry (2007). La Lorraine des Ducs (in French). Perrin.
  • Thomas, Andrew L. (2010). A House Divided: Wittelsbach Confessional Court Cultures in the Holy Roman Empire, c.1550-1650. Brill.
Elisabeth of Nuremberg
Born: 1358 Died: 26 July 1411
Royal titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Sophia of Bavaria
Queen of the Romans
21 August 1400 – 18 May 1410
Vacant
Title next held by
Barbara of Cilli
Vacant
Title last held by
Beatrix of Berg
Electress Palatine
6 January 1398 – 18 May 1410
Vacant
Title next held by
Matilda of Savoy