Sabina, Duchess of Bavaria

Sabina, Duchess of Bavaria (1528–1578) was the daughter of John II, Count Palatine of Simmern and Beatrix of Baden.

Sabina, Duchess of Bavaria, circa 1545


In 1544 she married Lamoral, Count of Egmont with whom she had twelve children. When her husband was arrested and accused of treason in 1567, she wrote king Philip II, the king of Spain, a letter to plead for his release. It was to no avail and he was decapitated in the following year.


  • Charles, 7th Count of Egmont, Prince de Gavre: married to Marie de Lens, Lady of Aubigny.


After her death in 1578, she was buried next to her husband in Zottegem.