Maria of Loon-Heinsberg
|Maria of Loon-Heinsberg|
|Spouse(s)||John IV, Count of Nassau|
|Noble family||House of Loon|
|Father||John II of Loon, Lord of Jülich, Heinsberg and Löwenberg|
|Mother||Margaret of Solms-Braunfels|
|Died||20 April 1502|
|Buried||Mausoleum of Engelbert I of Nassau in Breda|
Maria of Loon-Heinsberg (1426 – 20 April 1502) was the daughter of John II of Loon, Lord of Jülich, Heinsberg and Löwenberg. Her mother was the second wife of John II, Countess Margaret of Solms-Braunfels.
Maria died on 20 April 1502 as the last member of the house of Loon-Heinsberg and is buried with her husband in the mausoleum of Engelbert I of Nassau in the Church of Our Lady at the Market Square in Breda.
Marriage and issue
She married on 7 February 1440 with John IV, Count of Nassau, Lord of Breda. They had the following children:
- Anna (c. 1441 – 1514), married:
- Johanna (c. 1444 – c. 1468), married in 1467 with Philip I, Count of Waldeck
- Odilia (c. 1445 – 1493)
- Adriana (1449–1477), married in 1468 with Philip I, Count of Hanau-Münzenberg
- Engelbert II (1451–1504), married in 1468 with Cimburga of Baden
- John V (1455–1516), married in 1482 with Elisabeth of Hesse-Marburg (1466–1523)
- Uwe Korbella in: Heimatkalender des Kreises Heinsberg 2011. Published by the county of Heinsberg, Heinsberg 2011, S. 36
- Christoph Jacob Kremer: Geschichte der Herren von Heinsberg des jüngern Geschlechts im Herzogthum Gülch, einer besondern Linie des Grävlich Sponheimischen Hauses in der Pfalz. In: Akademische Beiträge zur Gülch- und Bergischen Geschichte, Erster Band. Mannheim mit Akademischen Schriften, 1769, p. 92 ff.
- Severin Corsten, August Lentz in: Heimatkalender des Selfkantkreises Geilenkirchen-Heinsberg 1972, published by the county of Geilenkirchen-Heinsberg, Geilenkirchen 1972, p. 11 ff.