Elisabeth Therese o Lorraine
Elisabeth Therese o Lorraine (Élisabeth Thérèse; 15 October 1711 – 3 Julie 1741) was born a Princess of Lorraine and wis the last wife o Charles Emmanuel III o Sardinie. She wis a sister o The sister of Francis Stephan, Duke o Lorraine (later Francis I, Haly Roman Emperor). She died in childbirth.
|Elisabeth Therese o Lorraine|
The Queen Elisabeth Therese with her eldest son the Duke o Aosta bi an unknown artist.
|Queen consort o Sardinie|
|Tenure||1 Aprile 1737 – 3 Julie 1741|
|Born||15 October 1711|
Château de Lunéville, Lorraine
|Dee'd||3 Julie 1741 (aged 29)|
Pailace o Venaria, Turin
Ryal Basilica, Superga, Turin
|Spouse||Charles Emmanuel III o Sardinie|
|Issue||Carlo, Duke o Aosta|
Princess Maria Vittoria Margherita
Benedetto, Duke o Chablais
|Hoose||Lorraine (bi birth)|
Savoy (bi mairiage)
|Faither||Leopold Joseph o Lorraine|
|Mither||Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans|
There were plans for Princess Elisabeth Therese tae mairy Louis d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans but he refused. Eventually she would mairy Keeng Charles Emmanuel III o Sardinie. The mairit bi proxy on 5 Mairch 1737 at Lunéville with the Prince o Carignan, who was the prince's brither-in-law, acting as the keeng. The day after the proxy mairiage, she left for Lyon where she arrived on 14 Mairch. Her brother the Duke o Lorraine raised a dowry for her an the mairiage contract wis signed in Vienna bi the Duke an Duchess o Lorraine an Emperor Charles VI.
The couple mairit in person on 1 Aprile 1737. Charles Emmanuel III wis her first cousin, his mither being Anne Marie d'Orléans, her mother Élisabeth Charlotte's half-sister. She an her husband arrived in Turin on 21 Aprile. They haed three childer.
- Prince Francesco Maria Augusto o Savoy, Duke o Aosta (1 December 1738 – 25 Mairch 1745) died young.
- Princess Maria Vittoria Margharita o Savoy (22 Juin 1740 – 14 Julie 1742) died young.
- Prince Benedetto o Savoy, Duke o Chablais (21 Juin 1741 – 4 Januar 1808) mairit Princess Maria Anna o Savoy, nae childer.
Queen Elisabeth Therese (Elisabetta Teresa) died at the Pailace o Venaria aged 29, having fallen ill with puerperal fever after childbirth. She wis buried in the Cathedral o Saunt Giovanni Battista in Turin. She was moved tae the Ryal Basilica o Superga in 1786 bi her stepson Victor Amadeus III.
Titles an stylesEedit
- 15 October 1711 – 1 Aprile 1737 Princess Elisabeth Therese o Lorraine.
- 1 Aprile 1737 – 3 Julie 1741 Her Majesty the Queen o Sardinie.
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