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Elisabeth von Görlitz was born November 1390 in Hořovice, Czech Republic to John of Bohemia (1370-1396) and Richardis zu Mecklenburg (c1370-1400) and died 2 August 1451 in Trier, Germany of unspecified causes. She married Antoine of Brabant (1384-1415) 16 July 1409 JL in Brussels, Belgium. She married Johann von Wittelsbach (c1375-1425) 1418 JL . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189). Ancestors are from the Czech Republic, Sweden, Bohemia, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Canaan, Portugal, Spain.

The Duchy of Luxembourg was mortgaged to Elisabeth by her uncle the King Sigismund of Hungary, who later also became King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor. He was unable to repay the loan, and subsequently left Elisabeth in control of the duchy.



Children


Offspring of Elisabeth von Görlitz and Antoine of Brabant (1384-1415)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Willem van Brabant (1410-1410)
Unknown van Brabant (1412-1412)


Common ancestors of Elisabeth von Görlitz (1390-1451) and Antoine of Brabant (1384-1415)

  1. Beatrice d'Avesnes (c1242-1321)
  2. Elisabeth of Bohemia (1292-1330)
  3. Gertrud Anna von Hohenberg (c1225-1281)
  4. Guta von Habsburg (1271-1297)
  5. Heinrich VI. von Luxemburg (1240-1288)
  6. Heinrich VII von Luxemburg (c1278-1313)
  7. Jan I van Brabant (1253-1294)
  8. Johann von Luxemburg (1296-1346)
  9. Kunigunda of Slavonia (1245-1285)
  10. Margaretha van Brabant (1276-1311)
  11. Margaretha van Vlaanderen (c1251-1283)
  12. Ottokar II of Bohemia (c1230-1278)
  13. Rudolf I von Habsburg (1218-1291)
  14. Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271-1305) 

second cousin



Footnotes (including sources)

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