Princess Marie Hedwig o Hesse-Darmstadt
|Marie Hedwig o Hesse-Darmstadt|
|Duchess o Saxe-Meiningen|
|Born||26 November 1647|
|Dee'd||19 Apryle 1680 (aged 32)|
|Buiried||Ceety kirk in Meiningen|
|Spoose(s)||Bernhard I, Duke o Saxe-Meiningen|
|Faither||George II, Landgrave o Hesse-Darmstadt|
|Mither||Sophia 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]
- Ernst Louis (October 1672 – 24 November 1724)
- Prince Bernhard o Saxe-Meiningen (28 October 1673 – 25 October 1694) died young.
- Prince Johann Ernst o Saxe-Meiningen (29 December 1674 – 8 Februar 1675) died young.
- Princess Marie Elisabeth o Saxe-Meiningen (11 August 1676 – 22 December 1676) died young.
- Prince Johann Georg o Saxe-Meiningen (3 October 1677 – 10 October 1678) died young.
- Frederick Wilhelm (16 Februar 1679 – 10 Mairch 1746).
- Georg Ernst o Saxe-Meiningen (26 Mairch 1680 – 1 Januar 1699) died young.