Princess Sophie Marie o Hesse-Darmstadt

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Princess Sophie Marie o Hesse-Darmstadt
Duchess o Saxe-Eisenberg
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Born7 Mey 1661(1661-05-07)
Dee'd22 August 1712(1712-08-22) (aged 51)
SpouseChristian, Duke o Saxe-Eisenberg
FaitherLouis VI of Hesse-Darmstadt
MitherMaria Elisabeth o Holstein-Gottorp

Princess Sophie Marie o Hesse-Darmstadt (7 May 1661 – 22 August 1712) wis a member o the Hoose o Hesse an Duchess o Saxe-Eisenberg bi mairiage. Sophie Marie wis born in Darmstadt, a dochter o Coont Louis VI o Hesse-Darmstadt (1630–1678) frae his mairiage tae Maria Elisabeth o Holstein-Gottorp (1634–1665), a dochter o Duke Frederick III o Holstein-Gottorp.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

On 9 Februar 1681 in Darmstadt, she mairit Duke Christian o Saxe-Eisenberg. At the time, he wis a widower an faither o a dochter. He haed become the first Duke o Saxe-Eisenberg when Saxe-Gotha haed been divided bi Christian an his sax brithers the year before. They haed nae issue an Christian died withoot leaving an heir. A dispute erupted among the remaining brithers an their descendants about he inheritance o Saxe-Eisenberg.