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Mechthild of Bavaria

Mechthild of Bavaria (12 July 1532 - 2 November 1565, Baden-Baden) was a German noblewoman. She was the daughter of William IV, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Marie. She was buried in the Stiftskirche at Baden-Baden.

On 17 January 1557 she married Philibert, Margrave of Baden-Baden, and they had the following children:

  • Jakobea (* 16 January 1558; † 3 September 1597, Düsseldorf), married Duke John William of Jülich-Cleves-Berg.
  • Philip II (* 19 February 1559 Baden-Baden; † 17 June 1588), Margrave of Baden.
  • Anna Maria (* 22 May 1562; † 25 April 1583, Trebon).
  • Maria Salome (* 1 February 1563; † 30. April 1600, Pfreimd).

Mechthild is a German form of Matilde.[1]

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