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María Isabella o Spain

(Reguidit frae Maria Isabella o Spain)

Maria Isabella o Spain (María Isabel; 6 Julie 1789 – 13 September 1848) wis an infanta o Spain an Queen consort o the Twa Sicilies.

Maria Isabella o Spain
1819 portrait of the Duchess of Calabria (Maria Isabel of Spain, future Queen of the Two Sicilies) by Giuseppe Cammarano (Palace of Caserta).jpg
1819 portrait o the Duchess o Calabrie.
Queen consort o the Two Sicilies
Tenur 4 Januar 1825 – 8 November 1830
Born 6 Julie 1789(1789-07-06)
Ryal Pailace, Madrid, Spain
Dee'd 13 September 1848(1848-09-13) (aged 59)
Pailace o Portici, Italy
Buirial Basilica o Santa Chiara
Spouse Francis I o the Twa Sicilies
Coont Francesco dal Balzo
Full name
María Isabel de Borbón y Borbón
Hoose Bourbons o Spain (bi birth)
Bourbons o the Twa Sicilies (bi mairriage)
Faither Charles IV o Spain
Mither Maria Luisa o Parma
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Seegnatur Maria Isabella o Spain's signature
Coat of Arms of María Isabella, Queen of the Two Sicilies.svg


On 6 July 1802, her thirteenth birthday, María Isabel married in Madrid her 25-year-old cousin, Francesco bi proxy, as his second wife. Her brither Ferdinand stood in the ceremony in place of the groom. The Spanish ryal faimily traveled tae Barcelona on 13 August. The two couples were mairit in person on 4 October at the arrival o Francesco an his sister. Festivities lasted until 12 October when María Isabel, in Italian Maria Isabella, left Barcelona towards Naples.


  1. Princess Luisa Carlotta o the Twa Sicilies 24 October 1804 – 29 Januar 1844) mairit Infante Francisco de Paula o Spain, Duke o Cadiz an haed childer.
  2. Maria Christina o the Twa Sicilies (27 Aprile 1806 – 22 August 1878) mairit Ferdinand VII o Spain an haed childer.
  3. Ferdinand II o the Twa Sicilies (12 Januar 1810 – 22 Mey 1859) mairit twice an haed childer.
  4. Prince Carlo Ferdinando o the Twa Sicilies, Prince o Capua (10 November 1811 – 22 Aprile 1862) mairit Penelope Smyth an haed childer.
  5. Prince Leopold o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Syracuse (22 Mey 1813 – 4 December 1860) mairit Maria Vittoria o Savoy, nae childer.
  6. Princess Maria Antonia o the Twa Sicilies (19 December 1814 – 7 November 1898) mairit Leopold II, Grand Duke o Tuscany an haed childer.
  7. Prince Antonio o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Lecce (23 September 1816 – 12 Januar 1843) niver mairit, nae childer.
  8. Princess Maria Amalia o the Twa Sicilies (25 Februar 1818 – 6 November 1857) mairit Infante Sebastian o Portugal and Spain, nae childer.
  9. Princess Maria Carolina o the Twa Sicilies (29 November 1820 – 14 Januar 1861) mairit Infante Carlos o Spain, Coont o Montemolin, nae childer.
  10. Teresa Cristina o the Twa Sicilies (14 Mairch 1822 - 28 December 1889) mairit Pedro II o Brazil an haed childer.
  11. Prince Louis o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Aquila (19 Julie 1824 – 5 Mairch 1897) mairit Princess Januária o Brazil nae childer.
  12. Prince Francis o the Twa Sicilies, Coont o Trapani mairit Airchduchess Maria Isabella o Austrick an haed childer.

Titles an stylesEedit

  • 6 Julie 1789 – 6 Julie 1802 Her Ryal Highness Infanta Dona María Isabel o Spain.
  • 6 Julie 1802 – 4 Januar 1825 Her Ryal Highness The Duchess o Calabrie.
  • 4 Januar 1825 – 8 November 1830 Her Majesty The Queen o the Twa Sicilies.
  • 8 November 1830 – 13 September 1848 Her Majesty The Queen Dowager o the Twa Sicilies.

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