Mechtild of Nassau, german Mechthild von Nassau, (before 1280 – 19 June 1323) was the youngest child of Adolf of Germany and his wife Imagina of Isenburg-Limburg. Mechtild is also known as Matilda of Nassau. She was Duchess consort of Bavaria, by her marriage to Rudolf I, Duke of Upper Bavaria
Rudolf II "the blind" (8 August 1306 – 4 October 1353) was Count Palatine of the Rhine (see Palatinate) from 1329 to 1354.. He was born in Wolfratshausen, the son of Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria, and Mechtild of Nassau, daughter of King Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg.
Adolf of the Rhine (German: Adolf der Redliche von der Pfalz) (27 September 1300, Wolfratshausen – 29 January 1327, Neustadt) from the house of Wittelsbach was formally Count Palatine of the Rhine in 1319–1327. He was the second son of Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Mechtild of Nassau.
Adolph II of the Marck (died 19/20 October 1347, Fröndenberg) was Count of the Marck.. He was the eldest son of Engelbert II of the Mark and Mechtild of Arenberg.. Adolph was betrothed to Irmgard of Cleves, daughter of Otto, Count of Cleves and his (second) wife Mechtild of Virneburg.
He was married in Nuremberg 1 September 1294 to Mechtild of Nassau, daughter of king Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg and had the following children: Ludwig (1297–before 5 April 1311). Adolf, Count Palatine of the Rhine (27 September 1300, Wolfratshausen–29 January 1327). Rudolf II the Blind (8 August 1306, Wolfratshausen–4 October 1353, Neustadt).
Otto I of Nassau (c. 1247–1290), Count of Nassau was the younger son of Count Henry II of Nassau and Matilda of Guelders. Otto I became the count of Dillenburg, Hadamar, Siegen, Herborn and Beilstein after many years of quarrel with his brother Count Walram II.
He was the second son of Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria and his wife Mechtild of Nassau. He didn’t really rule because his uncle Louis IV occupied the Palatinate until an agreement with Adolf’s brothers and his son Rupert II, Elector Palatine of the Rhine was concluded in Pavia in 1329. Family and children
He was the son of Rudolf I, Duke of Bavaria and Mechtild of Nassau, the daughter of King Adolf of Nassau-Weilburg. With the death of his brother Rudolf II in 1353, he inherited his domains and became sole Elector for the territory, whereas they had previously shared that privilege.
Upon Rudolph's death in 1291, the Prince-electors, fearing Albert's power and the implementation of a hereditary monarchy, chose Count Adolph of Nassau-Weilburg as King of the Romans. A rising among his Styrian dependents compelled Albert to recognize the sovereignty of his rival, and to confine himself for a time to the government of the ...