Matilda of Hesse

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Mathilde of Hesse (4 July 1473 in Blankenstein 19 February 1505 in Cologne) was a Landrave princess from birth and became the Duchess of Cleves and Countess of La Marck through her marriage to John II, Duke of Cleves in 1489 until her death. She was the daughter of Henry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse (1441-1483) and his wife Anna of Katzenelnbogen (1443-1494).[1] She is notable for being the grandmother to Anne of Cleves the fourth wife of King Henry VIII of England.

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Mathilde of Hesse
Matilde of Hesse illustrated in her prayer book.
Born4 July 1473
Died19 February 1505(1505-02-19) (aged 31)
Noble family
Spouse(s)John II, Duke of Cleves
FatherHenry III, Landgrave of Upper Hesse
MotherAnna of Katzenelnbogen