Arms of the Princes of Bentheim-Tecklenburg
HSH the late Fürst Moritz-Casimir is succeeded as the 7th Fürst zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg
by his youngest son, the former Erbprinz Maximilian
He married in 2000 Marissa
Fortescue (b 1973), granddaughter of the Earl Fortescue, with whom he has four children:
• HSH Erbprinz Moritz Friedrich-Carl (b 2003)
• HSH Princess Helena (b 2005)
• HSH Princess Anna Elisabeth (b 2007)
• HSH Prince Carl-Emil (b 2010)
Fürst Maximilian was an undergraduate at Cambridge University and post-graduate at the London School of Economics, specialising in economics with the secondary subject of art history. Fürstin Marissa is a graduate in theology from Oxford University and a post-graduate in art history at the Courtauld Institute in London.
The Princely Family's wealth is derived from property administration and forestry.
Fürst zu Bentheim-Tecklenburg, Count of Tecklenburg and Limburg, Lord of Rheda, Wevelinghofen, Hoya, Alpen and Halpenstein, Hereditary Bailiff of Cologne.