Elizabeth of Lorraine-Vaudémont, Countess of Nassau-Saarbrücken

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Author

Elizabeth of Lorraine-Vaudémont, Countess of Nassau-Saarbrücken

Location

Saarbrücken, Lorraine

Dates

1395-1456

Biography

Elizabeth was the daughter of Frederick of Lorraine (1368-1415) and Margaret of Joinville (c. 1354 – 1418). In 1412, she became the second wife of Count Philip I of Nassau-Weilburg-Saarbrücken (1368-1429). After his death in 1429 to 1438 she took over the regency for her infant son, Philip II (1418-1492) of the Nassau-Saarbrücken territory. She translated and edited four French romances (chansons de geste) by Odo Arpin of Bourges, Sibille, Loher & Maller and Hug Chapler.

Bibliography

Katharina M. Wilson. An Encyclopedia of Continental Women Writers, Volume 1.

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