Her marriage was arranged by the Danish queen Dowager Sophie, and the duchess Dowager of Saxony, Hedwig of Denmark. In her dowry, she brought paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder. In 1659, she became a widow, and in 1660 moved to Wittum Husum Castle.
Her household at Husum became renowned as a culture center, and she herself a noted patron.
She produced an interpretation of the Bible in 1664.