Katharina von Kleve-Mark was born 25 May 1417 in Cleves, Rheinland, Germany to Adolf IV. von der Mark (1373-1448) and Marie of Burgundy (1393-1463) and died 10 February 1479 in Lobith, Netherlands of unspecified causes. She married Arnold van Egmont (1410-1473) 26 January 1430 JL in Kleve. 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 the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Switzerland, England, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Arnold van Egmont and Katharina von Kleve (1417-1479)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary of Guelders (c1434-1463) 9999 Grave James II of Scotland (1430-1460)

Edward van Egmont (1434-c1434)
Willem van Egmont (c1434)
Margaretha van Gelre (1436-1486) 1436 2 November 1486 Simmern Friedrich I. von Pfalz-Simmern (1417-1480)

Adolf van Egmont (1438-1477) 12 January 1438 Grave, North Brabant, Netherlands 27 June 1477 Doornik, Belgium Catherine de Bourbon (1440-1469)

Catherina of Geldern (1439-1496) 1439 25 January 1497 Louis de Bourbon (1438-1482)

Common ancestors of Katharina von Kleve (1417-1479) and Arnold van Egmont (1410-1473)

  1. Elisabeth van Aerschot (?-1350)
  2. Gerhard V. von Jülich (bef1250-1328)
  3. Jeanne de Valois (c1294-1342)
  4. Joanna of Hainaut (c1307-1374)
  5. Wilhelm I. von Jülich (c1299-1361)
  6. William I of Hainaut (c1286-1337)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Her Geni page - it has a photo, which may be copiable
  • Not to be confused with Wikipedia's "Catherine of Cleves" (1548-1633).


  Robin Patterson

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