Maddalena Visconti (1366–1404) • FamilySearch

Maddalena Visconti

Brief Life History of Maddalena

When Maddalena Visconti was born in 1366, in Milan, Lombardy, Italy, her father, Bernabò Visconti Lord of Milan, was 43 and her mother, Beatrice della Scala Lady of Milan, was 35. She married Herzog Friedrich "der Weise“ von Bayern-Landshut on 2 September 1381, in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 17 July 1404, in Burghausen, Windelsbach, Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany, at the age of 38, and was buried in Raitenhaslach, Altötting, Bavaria, Germany.

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Family Time Line

Herzog Friedrich "der Weise“ von Bayern-Landshut
Maddalena Visconti
Marriage: 2 September 1381
Elisabeth of Bavaria Electress of Brandenburg
Herzogin Elisabeth von Bayern-Landshut
Margareta von Bayern-Landshut
Heinrich Der Reiche van Beieren-Landschut XVI
Magdalena von Bayern
Johann von Bayern-Landshut

Sources (1)

  • Maddalena Visconti, "Find A Grave Index"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Pasquale, Rocco, Umberto, Amerigo, Angelo, Carlo, Domenic, Ennio, Gaetano, Gerlando, Gino. French Laurent, Camille, Girard.

Italian: from visconte, a title of rank (medieval Latin vicecomes ‘deputy of a count’). Unusually (since most noble families took their surnames from their estates), the surname was sometimes of literal application, but without doubt it is also in part a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces, and in part a metonymic occupational name for someone in the employ of a viscount. This surname is also found in southern France.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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