His Morgenstunden appeared in 1785, and he died as the result of a cold contracted while carrying to his publishers in 1786 the manuscript of a vindication of his friend Lessing, who had predeceased him by five years.
By his first wife he had one son and three daughters, all of whom predeceased their father.
He died on the 12th of December 1751, his wife having predeceased him in 1750.
He was thrice married and had six children, all of whom predeceased him save a daughter Rebekah, born of the first marriage, and Baruch, the son of his second wife.
Another daughter was the wife of Charles III., king of Spain, but she predeceased her father.
After his death, his son Philip having predeceased him (1298), Artois was adjudged to his daughter Mahaut, or Matilda, as against her nephew Robert, son of Philip, who attempted to support his claim to the countship by forged titles.
Wurttemberg, three sons, all of whom predeceased him.
In 1593 he married the wealthy Sophia Mielecka, by whom he had one son who predeceased him.
His sons Valerianus and Saloninus predeceased him.
Thiers had long been married, and his wife and sister-in-law, Mlle Dosne, were his constant companions; but he left no children, and had had only one - a daughter - who long predeceased him.
His only child Marie having predeceased him in 1610, the title lapsed.
His two brothers, Prince Arthur and Edmund, duke of Somerset, and two of his sisters predeceased their father; Henry was the only son, and Margaret, afterwards queen of Scotland, and Mary, afterwards queen of France and duchess of Suffolk, were the only daughters who survived.
(His eldest son had predeceased him, leaving a son, Charles Robert, or Caroberto, at this time king of Hungary.) Robert now became leader of the Guelphs in Italy, and war between Naples and Sicily broke out once more, when Frederick allied himself with the emperor Henry VII.
They, however, predeceased him, and after Maud's death in 1360 the manor fell to the crown.
He died of paralysis on the 7th of October 1796, his wife and all his children save one having predeceased him.
Marjorie, an only child by his first wife, Isabella, daughter of Donald, earl of Mar, had predeceased him.
As all the guru's sons predeceased him, and as he was disappointed in his envoy Banda, he left no human successor, but vested the guruship in the Granth Sahib and his sect.