Isabella d'Este (3 October 1635 – 21 August 1666) wis consorts|Duchess o Parma an seicont wife o Duke Ranuccio II Farnese. She wis the paternal grandmither o Elisabetta Farnese, wife o Keeng Felipe V o Spain.
|Duchess o Parma|
|Tenur||18 Februar 1664 – 17 August 1666|
|Born||3 October 1635|
Ducal Pailace o Modena, Modena
|Dee'd||21 August 1666 (aged 30)|
Ducal Pailace o Colorno, Parma
|Buirial||23 August 1666|
Santa Maria della Steccata, Parma
|Spouse||Ranuccio II Farnese, Duke o Parma|
|Issue||Margherita Maria, Duchess o Modena|
Odoardo, Hereditary Prince o Parma
|Hoose||Hoose o Farnese|
House o Este
|Faither||Francesco I d'Este, Duke o Modena|
|Mither||Maria Caterina Farnese|
Princess o ModenaEedit
Isabella wis a dochter o the Duke o Modena Francesco I d'Este and Maria Caterina Farnese, dochter o Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke o Parma. She wis the sister of twa Dukes o Modena, Alfonso IV d'Este (1634–1662) and Rinaldo (1655–1737). At the daith of her mither, her faither mairit again twice.
Duchess o ParmaEedit
After the daith o his first wife Marguerite Yolande o Savoy, Ranuccio II mairit in 1663 his cousin Isabella. But the couple only met on 18 February 1664, when Isabella arrived in Parma. For this occasion, a grandiose celebration an musical spectacles were organised. The couples had three children all o which would survive childhood. Only the latter Odoardo, would have issue; he wis the faither o Elisabeth Farnese, queen o Spain and ancestor o maist modren ryalty.
But the birth of her son proved fatal tae Isabella, who died of complications nine days later on 21 August, at Colorno. She was the paternal grandmither o Elisabeth Farnese, Queen o Spain. She wis buried at the Sanctuary o Santa Maria della Steccata in the ceety o Parma on the 23 August. Her husband remairit in October 1668 to her sister Maria d'Este. By her he haed a further seven children as well as the last twa Farnese Dukes o Parma.
- Margherita Maria Farnese (24 November 1664 – 17 Juin 1718), mairit Francesco II d'Este, Duke o Modena.
- Teresa Farnese (1665–1702), benedictine nun in Sant’ Alessandro Monastery o Parma.
- Odoardo Farnese, Hereditary Prince o Parma (12 August 1666 – 1693) mairit Dorothea Sophie o Neuburg, and wis faither o Elisabeth Farnese, future Queen of Spain.