Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme

Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme (1 Julie 1654 – 11 Juin 1712) wis a He wis the son o Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme, an the illegitimate great-grandson o Keeng Henri IV o Fraunce an his mistress, Gabrielle d'Estrées. He wis born in Paris. His mither wis Laura Mancini, the elder sister o Olympia Mancini, the mither o Prince Eugene o Savoy, his future opponent. He wis creatit a Marshal o Fraunce bi Keeng Louis XIV in 1702 an wis kent as Le Grand Vendôme. He an aa focht in the War o the Spaingie Succession.

Louis Joseph de Bourbon
1831 portrait o the Duke o Vendôme bi Hendrik Scheffer.
Duke o Vendôme
Ring12 August 1669 – 11 Juin 1712
Born1 Julie 1654(1654-07-01)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd11 Juin 1712(1712-06-11) (aged 57)
Vinaròs, Spain
BuirialEl Escorial, Spain
SpouseMarie Anne de Bourbon
Full name
Louis Joseph de Bourbon
FaitherLouis de Bourbon
MitherLaura Mancini
ReleegionRoman Catholicism
SeegnaturLouis Joseph de Bourbon's signature

Mairiage eedit

On 11 Juin 1712, the Duke o Vendôme mairit Marie Anne de Bourbon, Mademoiselle de Montmorency (1678–1718), a dochter o Henri Jules de Bourbon, Prince o Condé an granddochter o Le Grand Condé. Thay haed nae issue.

Daith eedit

On his daith, Louis Joseph left his wife the Duchy o Étampes an its lands. She held this title in her ain right. When she died, it went tae her niece, The Princess o Conti.

Buirial eedit

The Duke wis buried at Pantheon o Infantes at El Escorial in Spain.

Ither wabsteids eedit

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