Catherine was a daughter of the Duke Ernest I of Austria and Styria, nicknamed "the Iron" (1377-1424) from his marriage to Cymburgis (1394-1429), a daughter of Duke Siemowit IV of Masovia. Catherine's older brother Frederick III was crowned Holy Roman Emperor in 1452.
Catherine (c. 1420–1493)Austrian royal. Name variations: Katharina. Born around 1420 in Wiener Neustadt; died on September 11, 1493, at Hochbaden Castle; daughter of Cimburca of Masovia (c. 1396–1429) and Ernest the Iron of Habsburg (1377–1424), duke of Inner Austria.
Cymburgis of Masovia (German: Cimburgis von Masowien), also Zimburgis or Cimburga (Polish: Cymbarka mazowiecka; 1394 or 1397 – 28 September 1429), a member of the Polish Piast dynasty, was Duchess of Austria from 1412 until 1424, by her marriage with the Habsburg duke Ernest the Iron.
Alexandra of Masovia Catherine of Masovia ; married Michael Žygimantaitis Grandchildren of Alexandra and Siemowit IV included Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor , Przemyslaus II, Duke of Cieszyn , Sophie of Pomerania, Duchess of Pomerania and Dorothy Garai .
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Evidently, in the Polish royal family, being single at four years old made you a spinster. After Catherine’s death, Jadwiga’s father had her engaged to William of the Hapsburg family before she was even a year old. Her fiance William was just four years old, but a very eligible baby bachelor.
Catherine was very concerned about the education of her family, accumulating a substantial library and establishing a kind of salon in the court. She brought a number of women scholars into her household , including the humanists Joana Vaz and Públia Hortênsia de Castro , and the poet Luisa Sigea de Velasco .
May 19, 2019 · Cymburgis of Masovia : biography 1394 or 1397 – 1429-9-28 Cymburgis (also Cimburgis, Zimburgis or Cimburga) of Masovia ( 1394 or 1397 – September 28, 1429) in January 1412 became the second wife of the Habsburg Duke Ernest the Iron of Austria (since 1414 Archduke) and thus a Duchess/Archduchess of the Inner Austrian line in […]
Catherine of Saxony (Katharina von Sachsen; 24 July 1468 – 10 February 1524), a member of the House of Wettin, was the second wife of Sigismund, Archduke of Austria and Regent of Tyrol. Life. Born in Grimma, Catherine was the eldest child of Duke Albert III of Saxony and his wife, the Bohemian princess Sidonie of Poděbrady.