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Lords and margraves of Bergen op Zoom

Map of the margraviate of Bergen op Zoom from 1747

The following is a list of lords and later on margraves of Bergen op Zoom. Bergen op Zoom became separated from the lordship of Breda in 1287 under the nominal overlordship of the duchy of Brabant. In 1559 the lordship was elevated to the rank of margraviate. The title was only a nominal one until 1795 when it was abolished.

Lords of Bergen op ZoomEdit

House WezemaalEdit

  • Gerard 1287-1309
  • Arnold 1309-1313
  • Mathilde 1313-1340

House VoorneEdit

  • Johanna 1340-1349

House BoutershemEdit

  • Hendrik I 1351-1371
  • Hendrik II 1371-1419
  • Hendrik III 1419

House of GlymeEdit

John II of Glymes 1419-1427
John III of Glymes 1494-1532
Antony of Glymes 1532-1541

Margraves of Bergen op Zoom (1559)Edit

House of GlymesEdit

House MerodeEdit

  • Maria Margaretha 1577-1588

House of WitthemEdit

  • Maria Mencia 1588-1613

House van den BerghEdit

  • Maria Elizabeth I 1614-1633
  • Maria Elizabeth II 1635-1671

House von HohenzollernEdit

  • Henriëtte Franzisca 1672-1698

House of La Tour d'AuvergneEdit

House von SulzbachEdit