Anna d'Este

Anna d'Este (16 November 1531 – 17 May 1607) wis an important princess with considerable influence at the coort o Fraunce and a central figure in the French Wars o Releegion. In her first mairiage she wis Duchess o Aumale, then o Guise, in her second mairiage Duchess o Nemours.

Anna d'Este
Duchess o Guise
then Duchess o Nemours
Anna dEste Versailles.jpg
Portrait by an unknown artist, 2nd half of the 16th century, oil on wood. Versailles, Musée du Château
Born16 November 1531
Ferrara, Italy
Dee'd17 Mey 1607(1607-05-17) (aged 75)
Paris, Fraunce
SpouseFrancis, Duke o Guise
Jacques, Duke o Nemours
IssueHenri, Duke o Guise
Catherine, Duchess o Montpensier
Charles, Duke o Mayenne
Louis, "Cardinal de Guise"
Charles Emmanuel, Duke o Nemours
Henri, Duke o Nemours
Full name
Anna d'Este
HooseEste bi birth
Guise bi mairiage
FaitherDuke Ercole II o Ferrara
MitherRenée o Fraunce

First mairiageEedit

On 29 April 1548 Anna mairit François o Lorraine, Duke o Guise


  1. Henri o Lorraine, Duke o Guise (31 December 1550 – 23 December 1588) niver mairit.
  2. Catherine o Lorraine (18 Julie 1551 – 5 Mey 1596) mairit Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Montpensier an haed issue.
  3. Charles o Lorraine, Duke o Mayenne (26 Mairch 1554 – 3 October 1611) mairit Henriette o Savoy an haed issue.
  4. Louis ("cried the Cardinal de Guise") (6 Julie 1555 – 24 December 1588) niver mairit.
  5. Antoine o Lorraine (1557–1560)

François o Lorraine (1559–1573) Maximilien o Lorraine (1562–1567/68)

Seicont mairiageEedit

On 29 Aprile 1566 Anna mairit Jacques o Savoy, Duke o Nemours an haed issue.


  1. Henri o Savoy, Duke o Nemours (2 November 1572 - 10 Julie 1632) mairit Anne o Lorraine an haed issue.

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