Amalia of Cleves

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Amalia of Cleves (German: Amalia von Kleve-Jülich-Berg; 17 October 1517, Düsseldorf 1 March 1586, Düsseldorf), sometimes spelled as Amelia, was a princess of the House of La Marck. The fourth and youngest child of John III, Duke of Cleves, and his wife Maria of Jülich-Berg, Amalia was born shortly after the birth of her brother William, a future Duke.[1]

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Amalia of Cleves
Amalia of Cleves
BornAmalia von Kleve-Jülich-Berg
17 October 1517
Died1 March 1586(1586-03-01) (aged 68)
BuriedLambertuschurch, Düsseldorf
Noble familyLa Marck
FatherJohn III, Duke of Cleves
MotherMaria of Jülich-Berg

Amalia and her siblings had a grand lineage. She was descended from the kings of England and France and was closely related to Louis XII of France and the Duke of Burgundy.[1]