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First House of Cleves

House of Mark

Land im Mittelpunkt der Mächte: die Herzogtümer Jülich-Kleve-Berg (3rd edn., Kleve, 1985).

1092–1119

Dietrich I, (attested as count of Cleves on the lower Rhine by 1092)

1119–1148

Arnold (son)

1148–1172

Dietrich II (son)

1172–1200

Dietrich III (son)

1200–1260

Dietrich IV (son)

1260–1275

Dietrich V (son)

1275–1305

Dietrich VI (son)

1305–1310

Otto (son)

1310–1347

Dietrich VII (brother)

1347–1368

John I (brother)

1368–1394

Adolf I, (son of Margaret, daughter of Dietrich VII, and Adolf II of Mark; count of Mark 1391–3)

1394–1448

Adolf II (son; Mark 1398; made duke of Cleves by emperor Sigismund1417)

1448–1481

John II (son)

1481–1521

John III, the Pious (son)

1521–1539

John IV, the Pacific (son; duke of Berg and Jülich 1511)

1539–1592

William the Rich (son; duke of Guelders 1538–43)

1592–1609

John William (son; union of Cleves and Mark with Brandenburg and of Berg and Jülich with Neuburg 1614)

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