Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach

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Theodore Eustace
Count Palatine of Sulzbach
Theodor, Pfalzgraf von Sulzbach Hz von Bayern.jpg
Born (1659-02-14)14 February 1659
Sulzbach
Died 11 July 1732(1732-07-11) (aged 73)
Dinkelsbühl
Spouse Maria Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg
Issue Count Palatine Joseph Charles
Francisca Christina, Abbess of Essen
Ernestine, Landgravine of Hesse-Rotenburg
John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont
Father Christian Augustus of Sulzbach
Mother Amalie of Nassau-Siegen

Theodore Eustace (German: Theodor Eustach; 14 February 1659 – 11 July 1732) was the Count Palatine of Sulzbach from 1708 until 1732.

Life[edit]

Theodore Eustace was born in Sulzbach in 1659 as the only surviving son of Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach and Amalie of Nassau-Siegen. He died in Dinkelsbühl in 1732 and was buried in Sulzbach.[citation needed]

Marriage[edit]

Theodore Eustace married Maria Eleonore of Hesse-Rothenburg (15 September 1675 – 27 January 1720), daughter of Landgrave William (sister of Ernest Leopold), and had the following children:

Issue[edit]

  1. Countess Palatine Amalia Auguste Maria Anna of Sulzbach (7 June 1693 – 18 January 1762) died unmarried.
  2. Count Palatine Joseph Charles of Sulzbach (2 November 1694 – 18 July 1729) married Elisabeth Auguste of Neuburg and had issue.
  3. Countess Palatine Francisca Christina of Sulzbach (16 May 1696 – 16 July 1776) Abbess of Essen.
  4. Countess Palatine Ernestine Elizabeth Johanna of Sulzbach (15 May 1697 – 14 April 1775) married William II, Landgrave of Hesse-Wanfried-Rheinfels, no issue.
  5. Count Palatine John William Philip of Sulzbach (3 June 1698 – 12 April 1699) died in infancy.
  6. John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach (23 January 1700 – 20 July 1733) married Maria Henriette de La Tour d'Auvergne and had issue; married Eleonore of Hesse-Rotenburg, no issue.
  7. Countess Palatine Elisabeth Eleonore Auguste of Sulzbach (19 April 1702 – 10 February 1704) died in infancy.
  8. Countess Palatine Anne Christine of Sulzbach (5 February 1704 – 12 March 1723) married Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Piedmont and had issue.
  9. Count Palatine Johann Wilhelm August of Sulzbach (21 August 1706 – 28 August 1708) died in infancy.

Ancestry[edit]

Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
Born: 14 February 1659 Died: 11 July 1732
German royalty
Preceded by
Christian Augustus
Count Palatine of Sulzbach
1708–1732
Succeeded by
John Christian Joseph