Princess Marie Hedwig o Hesse-Darmstadt

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Marie Hedwig o Hesse-Darmstadt
Duchess o Saxe-Meiningen
Bildnis der Landgräfin Marie Hedwig von Hessen-Darmstadt, Tochter des Landgrafen Georg II., Herzogin von Sachsen-Meiningen (1647-1680).jpg
Born26 November 1647(1647-11-26)
Giessen
Dee'd19 Apryle 1680(1680-04-19) (aged 32)
Ichtershausen
BuiriedCeety kirk in Meiningen
Noble faimilyHesse-Darmstadt
Spoose(s)Bernhard I, Duke o Saxe-Meiningen
FaitherGeorge II, Landgrave o Hesse-Darmstadt
MitherSophia Eleonore o Saxony

Princess Marie Hedwig o Hesse-Darmstadt (26 November 1647 – 19 Aprile 1680) wis a landgravine o Hesse-Darmstadt bi birth an bi mairiage Duchess o Saxe-Meiningen. She wis the youngest dochter o landgrave Georg II o Hesse-Darmstadt (1605-1661) an his wife Sophia Eleonore (1609-1671), the dochter o Elector John George I o Saxony.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 20 November 1671 at Friedenstein Castle in Gotha, she mairit Bernhard I, wha at the time ruled Saxe-Gotha jointly with his brithers, an later became the first Duke o Saxe-Meiningen. In 1676, the couple tuk up residence in Ichtershausen. Bernhard built a castle here, which wis named Marienburg, efter Marie Hadwig.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ernst Louis (October 1672 – 24 November 1724)
  2. Prince Bernhard o Saxe-Meiningen (28 October 1673 – 25 October 1694) died young.
  3. Prince Johann Ernst o Saxe-Meiningen (29 December 1674 – 8 Februar 1675) died young.
  4. Princess Marie Elisabeth o Saxe-Meiningen (11 August 1676 – 22 December 1676) died young.
  5. Prince Johann Georg o Saxe-Meiningen (3 October 1677 – 10 October 1678) died young.
  6. Frederick Wilhelm (16 Februar 1679 – 10 Mairch 1746).
  7. Georg Ernst o Saxe-Meiningen (26 Mairch 1680 – 1 Januar 1699) died young.