Jobst of Limburg

Jobst of Limburg (19 April 1560, Borculo, Gelderland - 7 August 1621) was count of Limburg and Bronckhorst, Lord of Styrum, Wisch and Borculo (1616), and the son of Hermann Georg of Limburg, count of Limburg and Bronckhorst.

Ending a long succession dispute between the heirs of the last lords of Borculo, the Court of Guelders gave on 20 December 1615 the lordship of Borculo to Count Jobst of Limburg and Bronkhorst.

He married in 1591 Countess Maria of Schauenburg and Holstein-Pinneberg and they had issue:

LiteratureEdit

  • Genealogische Handbuch des Adels, Gräfliche Häuser A Band II, 1955;
  • W. Gf v. Limburg Stirum, "Stamtafel der Graven van Limburg Stirum", 's Gravenhage 1878;