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Wolrad II, Count of Waldeck

Wolrad II, Count of Waldeck

Count of Waldeck-Eisenberg (1539-1575)
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Count of Waldeck-Eisenberg (1539-1575)
Gender male
Birth 27 March 1509
Death 15 April 1578
Star sign Aries
Family
Father: Philip IIICount of Waldeck
Children: Josias ICount of WaldeckAnna Erika von Waldeck
The details
Biography

Wolrad II of Waldeck (also spelled Vollrad, nicknamed the Scholar; 27 March 1509 in Eilhausen, now part of Bad Arolsen – 15 April 1575 in Eilhausen) was the son of Philip III of Waldeck-Eisenberg (9 December 1486 – 20 June 1539) and Adalheid of Hoya (1472 – 11 April 1539).
He was the reigning Count of Waldeck-Eisenberg from 1539 until his death, and the progenitor of the Middle House of Waldeck-Eisenberg. From 1547 until his death in 1578, he resided in the Water Castle at Eilhausen.

Marriage and issue

On 6 June 1546 he married Anastasia Günthera of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg (31 March 1528 – 1 April 1570), the daughter of Henry XXXII of Schwarzburg-Blankenburg (1498-1538) and Catherine of Henneberg (1508-1567). The couple had the following children:

  1. Catherine (20 September 1547 – 8 July 1613), Abbess in Schaaken Monastery (de)
  2. Francis (b. April 1549)
  3. Elizabeth (28 April 1550 – 1550)
  4. Anna Erika (de) (17 September 1551; 15 October 1611), from 1589 until her death abbess of Gandersheim Abbey
  5. Henry (3 November 1552 – 1552)
  6. Josias (18 March 1554 – 6 August 1588), married Marie of Barby (1563-1619)
  7. Adelheid Walpurga (11 September 1555 – 1570)
  8. Amalie (28 February 1558 – 1562)
  9. John (b. 13 July 1559)
  10. Jutta (12 November 1560 in Eisenberg – 23 May 1621 in Greiz), married in 1583 to Count Henry XVII of Reuss-Oberreiz, (25 July 1561 in Glauchau – 8 February 1607 in Greiz)
  11. Magdalene Lucia (16 February 1562 – 10 April 1621)
  12. Wolrad III (16 June 1563 – 11 November 1587)
  13. Catherine Anastasia (20 March 1566 – 18 February 1635)

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