The Netherlands before 1581

Othilde of Saxony – An elusive Countess

Othilde or Othelindis is one of the more unknown Countesses of Holland. She was possibly the daughter of the Duke of Saxony or the daughter of a Bernard, Margrave of the Nordmark. It is quite possible that she was, at least, from Saxony as she returned there after she was widowed. She married Dirk III, [read more]