Princess Françoise o Orléans (1844–1925)

Françoise o Orléans (Françoise Marie Amélie; 14 August 1844 – 28 October 1925) was a member o the House of Orléans and wis Duchess o Chartres bi mairiage.

Françoise o Orléans
Duchess o Chartres
Françoise d'Orléans (1844-1925).jpg
The Duchess o Chartres in c.1922.
Born14 August 1844(1844-08-14)
Château de Neuilly, Neuilly-sur-Seine, Fraunce
Dee'd28 October 1925(1925-10-28) (aged 81)
Château de Saint-Firmin, Fraunce
BuirialRoyal Chapel, Dreux, Fraunce
SpousePrince Robert, Duke o Chartres
IssueMarie, Princess Valdemar o Denmark
Prince Robert
Prince Henri
Marguerite, Duchess o Magenta
Jean, Duke o Guise
Full name
Françoise Marie Amélie d'Orléans
HooseOrléans (bi birth)
Orléans (bi mairriage)
FaitherPrince François, Prince of Joinville
MitherPrincess Francisca o Brazil
ReleegionRoman Catholic
SeegnaturFrançoise o Orléans's signature


On 11 Juin 1863 at Saint Raphael's Kirk in Kingston upon Thames, Ingland, she mairit her first cousin rince Robert o Orléans, Duke o Chartres. They haed five childer. Princess Françoise died in Château de Saint-Firmin.


  1. Princess Marie o Orléans 13 Januar 1865 – 4 December 1909) mairit Prince Valdemar o Denmark, son o King Christian IX o Denmark.
  2. Prince Robert o Orléans (1866–1885)
  3. Prince Henri o Orléans (16 October 1867 – 9 August 1901) never mairit.
  4. Princess Marguerite o Orléans (1869–1940), who in 1896 mairit Marie Armand Patrice de MacMahon, Duke o Magenta, son o Patrice de MacMahon, Duke o Magenta.
  5. Prince Jean o Orléans , Duke o Guise (4 September 1874 – 25 August 1940) mairit Princess Isabelle o Orléans an haed issue.

Teetles and stylesEedit

  • 14 August 1844 – 11 Juin 1863: Her Ryal Highness Princess Françoise o Orléans.
  • 11 Juin 1863 – 5 December 1910: Her Ryal Highness The Duchess o Chartres, Princess o Orléans.
  • 5 December 1910 – 28 October 1925: Her Ryal Highness The Dowager Duchess o Chartres, Princess o Orléans.

Ither wabsteidsEedit

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