Heinrich Friedrich, Prince of the Palatinate
|born on||2 January 1614 Jul.Cal. (12 Jan 1614 greg.) at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )|
|Place||Heidelberg, Germany, 49n25, 8e43|
|Timezone||LMT m8e43 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||21°47' 13°59 Asc. 15°22'|
German nobleman, as the eldest son of Frederick V (Friedrich V), the Winter King, and his wife, Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James I of England.
Henry Peacham's 1615 ode to James's infant grandson, "Prince Henrie Revived," presents Heinrich Friedrich (Henry Frederick) as the revival of his son Henry and the renewal of the Protestant cause in Europe.
Henry Frederick drowned on 7 January 1629 at the age of 15. He was on his way to Amsterdam, Netherlands, to see the captured Spanish treasure fleet there and drowned crossing the Haarlemmermeer.
- child->parent relationship with Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia (born 19 August 1596 Jul.Cal. (29 Aug 1596 greg.))
- child->parent relationship with Friedrich V, King of Bohemia (born 16 August 1596 Jul.Cal. (26 Aug 1596 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Karl I Ludwig, Elector Palatine (born 22 December 1617 Jul.Cal. (1 Jan 1618 greg.))
- sibling relationship with Ruprecht, Prince of the Rhine (born 17 December 1619 Jul.Cal. (27 Dec 1619 greg.))
Sy Scholfield quotes from "The French King Conquered by the English" (W. Birch, 1809), p. 77: "Prince Frederick-Henry, chosen king of Bohemia, born at Heidelberg, about midnight, the first of January, 1614." Other references give 2 January [OS] and 11 January [NS] indicating a birth time of midnight between 1 and 2 January.
- Personal : Death : Accidental (Drowned)
- Personal : Death : Short Life less than 29 Yrs (Age 15)
- Notable : Famous : Royal family (House of Palatinate-Simmern)