Élisabeth de Bourbon

Élisabeth de Bourbon (August 1614 – 19 Mey 1664) wis a granddochter o Keeng Henry IV o Fraunce. She mairit intae the Nemours branch o the Hoose o Savoy an wis a grandmither o Victor Amadeus II o Sardinie an thus anither descendant wis Louis XV.

Élisabeth de Bourbon
Duchess o Nemours
Élisabeth de Vendôme, duchesse de Nemours.jpg
BornAugust 1614
Dee'd19 Mey 1664
Paris, Fraunce
SpouseCharles Amadeus o Savoy, Duke o Nemours
IssueMarie Jeanne, Duchess o Savoy
Marie Françoise, Queen o Portugal
Full name
Élisabeth de Bourbon
FaitherCésar de Bourbon
MitherFrançoise o Lorraine
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


Élisabeth wis born in Paris, a dochter o César de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme, legitimised son o Henry IV o Fraunce an his official mistress Gabrielle d'Estrées. Her mither wis Françoise o Lorraine, dochter and heiress o Philippe Emmanuel o Lorraine, Duke o Mercœur, himsel a rival o Henry IV. Her mither wis the Duchess o Mercœur and Penthièvre in her own right an wis thocht tae be the greatest heiress o her time.


1 Julie 1643 at the Louvre, "Mademoiselle de Vendôme", as she wis styled, mairit Charles Amadeus o Savoy, Duke o Nemours. Her husband wis killed in 1652 bi her brither François de Bourbon, Duke o Beaufort in a duel.


  1. Marie Jeanne Baptiste o Savoy (1644–1724), mairit Charles Emmanuel II o Savoy an haed issue.
  2. Stillborn child.
  3. Marie Françoise Élisabeth o Savoy (1646–1683) mairit Alphonso VI o Portugal, in 1666 an then Alphonso's younger brither, Infante Pedro, Duke o Beja, Regent o Portugal, an haed issue.
  4. Joseph o Savoy (1649–1649)
  5. Francis o Savoy (1650–1650)
  6. Charles Amadeus o Savoy (1651–1651)

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • August 1614 - 11 Julie 1643 Mademoiselle de Vendôme.
  • 11 Julie 1643 - 30 Julie 1652 The Duchess o Nemours.
  • 30 Julie 1652 - 19 Mey 1664 The Dowager Duchess o Nemours.

See alsoEedit

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