Laura Mancini

Laura Mancini (6 Mey 1636 – 8 Februar 1657) was a niece o Cardinal Mazarin. She wis the eldest o the five famous Mancini sisters, who along with twa o their female Martinozzi cousins, were kent at the coort o Louis XIV o Fraunce aa the Mazarinettes. She mairit Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme, grandson o Keeng Henry IV an wis the mither o the general the Duke o Vendôme.

Laura Mancini
Duchess o Mercœur
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Mancini by an unknown artist
Born6 Mey 1636(1636-05-06)
Rome, Papal States
Dee'd8 Februar 1657(1657-02-08) (aged 20)
Paris, France
SpouseLouis, Duke o Vendôme
IssueLouis Joeseph, Duke o Vendôme
Philippe, Duke o Vendôme
Full name
Laura Vittoria Mancini
FaitherLorenzo Mancini
MitherGirolama Mazzarini
ReleegionRoman Catholicism


  1. Paul Jules Mancini (born 1636, died 1652 or 1654 in battle)
  2. Olympia Mancini (1638–1708), mairit Eugene Maurice, Coont o Soissons the mither o Prince Eugene o Savoy.
  3. Marie Mancini (1639–1715), who mairit Prince Lorenzo Colonna and the first romantic love o King Louis XIV o Fraunce.
  4. Philippe Jules Mancini, Duke o Nevers (1641–1707)
  5. Margherita Mancini (born 1643)
  6. Alfonso Mancini (born 1644, died 1658)
  7. Hortense Mancini (1646–1699), the beauty o the faimily, who escaped her abusive husband, Armand Charles de La Porte, Duke o La Meilleraye, and went tae London. where she became the mistress of Keeng Charles II.
  8. Anna Mancini (born 1647)
  9. Marie Anne Mancini (1649-1714) mairit Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke o Bouillon.


  1. Louis Joseph de Bourbon (later Duke o Vendôme) (1 Julie 1654 – 11 Juin 1712) mairit Marie Anne de Bourbon but haed nae issue.
  2. Philippe de Bourbon (later Duke o Vendôme) (23 August 1655 - 24 Januar 1727) never mairit, nae issue.
  3. Jules César de Bourbon (1657–1660) died in infancy.

Teetles an stylesEedit

  • 6 Mey 1636 - 4 Februar 1651 Leddy Laura Vittoria Mancini.
  • 4 Februar 1651 - 8 Februar 1657 Her Maist Serene Highness The Duchess o Mercœur.

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