Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe, Count of Lippe, was born 6 December 1527 in Detmold to Simon V. zur Lippe (1471-1536) and Magdalene von Mansfeld zu Mittel-Ort (c1510-1540) and died 15 April 1563 in Detmold of unspecified causes. He married Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583) . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Rurik (c832-879). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Belarus, the Netherlands, Hungary, Spain, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe and Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna zur Lippe (1551-1614)
Magdalena zur Lippe (1552-1587) 25 February 1552 Detmold 26 February 1587 Darmstadt Georg I. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1547-1596)

Simon VI. zur Lippe (1554-1613) 15 April 1554 Detmold 7 December 1613 Brake Armgard von Rietberg (?-1584)
Elisabeth von Holstein-Schauenburg (1566-1638)

Bernhardine zur Lippe (1563-1628)

Namesakes of Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe (1527-1563)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Bernhard VII. zur Lippe (1429-1511)Simon IV. zur Lippe (c1404-1429)Margarete von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen (c1411-1456)Anna von Holstein-Schauenburg (c1435-1495)
Bernhard I. zur Lippe (c1090-c1158)Hermann zur Lippe (c1045-bef1123)
Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe (1527-1563)DetmoldDetmoldSimon V. zur Lippe (1471-1536)Magdalene von Mansfeld zu Mittel-Ort (c1510-1540)Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583)
Bernhard III. zur Lippe (c1194-c1265)Hermann II. zur Lippe (1175-1229)Oda von Tecklenburg (c1180-1221)Sophie von Arnsberg (c1210-c1245) + Sophie von Ravensberg-Vechta (c1220-1285)
Bernhard V. zur Lippe (1290-1365)Simon I. zur Lippe (c1261-1344)Adelheid von Waldeck (c1264-c1340)Richardis von der Mark (c1314-aft1384)
Bernhard IV. zur Lippe (c1230-c1275)BrakeBernhard III. zur Lippe (c1194-c1265)Sophie von Arnsberg (c1210-c1245)Agnes von Kleve (c1232-1285)
Bernhard VI. zur Lippe (c1370-1415)Simon III. zur Lippe (c1340-1410)Ermengard von Hoya (c1357-1415)Margarethe von Waldeck-Landau(?-?) + Margarethe von Mörs (?-?)

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