Simon VI. zur Lippe, Count of Lippe, was born 15 April 1554 in Detmold to Bernhard VIII. zur Lippe (1527-1563) and Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583) and died 7 December 1613 in Brake of unspecified causes. He married Armgard von Rietberg (?-1584) 1578 JL . He married Elisabeth von Holstein-Schauenburg (1566-1638) 1585 . 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 Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Switzerland, England, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire.


Offspring of Simon VI. zur Lippe and Elisabeth von Holstein-Schauenburg (1566-1638)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Bernhard zur Lippe (1586-1602)
Simon VII. zur Lippe (1587-1627) 30 December 1587 Brake 26 March 1627 Detmold Anna Katharina von Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (1590-1622)
Maria Magdalena von Waldeck-Wildungen (1606-1671)

Otto zur Lippe-Brake (1589-1657) 21 September 1589 18 November 1657 Blomberg Margarete von Nassau-Dillenburg (1606-1661)

Hermann zu Lippe-Schwalenberg (1590-1620)
Elisabeth zur Lippe (1592-1646)
Katharina zur Lippe (1594-1600)
Magdalena zur Lippe (1595-1640)
Ursula zur Lippe (1598-1638) 1598 1638 Johann Ludwig von Nassau-Hadamar (1590-1653)

Sophie zur Lippe (1599-1653)
Philipp I. von Schaumburg-Lippe (1601-1681) 18 July 1601 Lemgo 10 April 1681 Stadthagen Sofie von Hessen-Kassel (1615-1670)

Common ancestors of Simon VI. zur Lippe (1554-1613) and Elisabeth von Holstein-Schauenburg (1566-1638)

  1. Anna von Katzenelnbogen (1443-1494)
  2. Anna von Sachsen (1420-1462)
  3. Anna von Württemberg (1408-1471)
  4. Heinrich III. von Hessen-Marburg (1440-1483)
  5. Heinrich von Hessen-Marburg (c1440-1483)
  6. Helene von Hoya (c1399-1426)
  7. Ludwig von Hessen (1402-1458)
  8. Otto II. von Holstein-Schauenburg (c1400-1464)
  9. Philipp von Katzenelnbogen (1402-1479)

Namesakes of Simon VI. zur Lippe (1554-1613)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Simon VI. zur Lippe (1554-1613)DetmoldBrakeBernhard VIII. zur Lippe (1527-1563)Katharina von Waldeck (1524-1583)Armgard von Rietberg (?-1584) + Elisabeth von Holstein-Schauenburg (1566-1638)
Simon I. zur Lippe (c1261-1344)Bernhard IV. zur Lippe (c1230-c1275)Agnes von Kleve (c1232-1285)Adelheid von Waldeck (c1264-c1340)
Simon VII. zur Lippe (1587-1627)BrakeDetmoldSimon VI. zur Lippe (1554-1613)Elisabeth von Holstein-Schauenburg (1566-1638)Anna Katharina von Nassau-Wiesbaden-Idstein (1590-1622) + Maria Magdalena von Waldeck-Wildungen (1606-1671)
Simon III. zur Lippe (c1340-1410)Otto zur Lippe (c1300-c1360)Irmgard von der Mark (c1310-1360)Ermengard von Hoya (c1357-1415)
Simon IV. zur Lippe (c1404-1429)Bernhard VI. zur Lippe (c1370-1415)Margarethe von Mörs (?-?)Margarete von Braunschweig-Grubenhagen (c1411-1456)
Simon V. zur Lippe (1471-1536)Bernhard VII. zur Lippe (1429-1511)Anna von Holstein-Schauenburg (c1435-1495)Walpurge von Bronckhorst (-1522) + Magdalene von Mansfeld zu Mittel-Ort (c1510-1540)

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