Agnes, Electress of Saxony

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Name
Agnes, Electress of Saxony Gender: F
born on 31 May 1527 Jul.Cal. (10 June 1527 greg.) at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Marburg an der Lahn, Germany, 50n49, 8e46
Timezone LMT m8e46 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 18°00' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 00°06 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 04°11'



Electress of Saxony Agnes

Biography

German nobility, a Princess of Hesse by birth and by marriage Electress of Saxony.

Agnes was a daughter of Landgrave Philipp of Hesse and his first wife Christina of Saxony. She married the Duke and later Elector Maurice (German: Moritz) of Saxony on 9 January 1541. From this marriage, she had two children: Anna of Saxony (23 December 1544 – 18 December 1577) and Albrecht (28 November 1545 – 12 April 1546).

After her mother Christina's death in 1549, she took on the education of her younger siblings. Elector Maurice died on 9 July 1553 from his injuries in the battle of Sievershausen.

On 26 May 1555, Agnes married her second husband, Duke Johann Friedrich II of Saxony. She was already of poor health at the time, and died six months later in Weimar, on 4 November 1555, aged 28, from a miscarriage.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 9 January 1541 Jul.Cal. (19 Jan 1541 greg.) (Elector Moritz of Saxony)
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  • Death of Mate 9 July 1553 Jul.Cal. (19 July 1553 greg.) (Elector Moritz of Saxony)
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  • Relationship : Marriage 26 May 1555 Jul.Cal. (5 June 1555 greg.) (Duke Johann Friedrich II of Saxony)
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  • Other Death 4 November 1555 Jul.Cal. (14 Nov 1555 greg.) (Miscarriage, age 28)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Monimenta Hassiaca by Friederich Christoph Schmincke (Cramer, 1750), p. 336: "Agnes ist zu Marburg geboren Anno, Dom. 1527. am Freitag nach der himmelfart Christi, ultima Maii, des morgens umb funff Uhr."

(Agnes was born at Marburg AD 1527, Friday after Christ's heavenly, last day of May, at five o'clock in the morning).

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 28)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Hesse-Kassel, by birth)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Wettin, Albertine Branch, by marriage)