Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I51947
  • Name: Ermengarde von Anholt
  • Sex: F
  • Death: ABT 1287
  • Note:

    One of her sons was called Dirk of BRONCKHORST-ANHOLT, so was she heiress of Anholt (Westfalia)?
    The Lords of Anholt, originally liegemen of the Utrecht bishops, reached independence as Freiherren by the early 14th century. In 1402, their territory fell to the Lords of Bronckhorst through marriage. These acquired a comital title and in 1431 had Anholt recognized by King Sigismund of Luxembourg as an imperial estate with a seat in the Reichstag.
  • _UID: 87CB9AE72EC949BF85A546BE81B3B4CFB731
  • Change Date: 3 SEP 2010

    Marriage 1 Willhelm III van Bronckhorst-Reckheim
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Heilwig van Bronckhorst
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