Carlo Ferdinando, Prince o Capua

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Prince Carlo Ferdinando
Prince o Capua
Disderi, Adolphe Eugène (1819-1890) - Borbone, Carlo di, principe di Capua (1811-1862), Penelope Smyth e figlia Vittoria di Borbone (1838-1905).jpg
The Prince o Capua with his wife, The Coontess o Mascali, an their daughter, Vittoria.
Born10 November 1811(1811-11-10)
Palermo, Sicily
Dee'd22 Apryle 1862(1862-04-22) (aged 50)
Turin, Italy
SpousePenelope Smyth
IssueFrancesco, Coont o Mascali
Vittoria, Coontess o Mascali
Full name
Carlo Ferdinando di Borbone
HooseBourbons o the Twa Sicilies
FaitherFrancis I o the Twa Sicilies
MitherMaria Isabella o Spain
ReleegionRoman Catholic
Coat of Arms of Princes of the Two Sicilies (c.1840).svg


Prince Carlo Ferdinando o the Twa Sicilies, Prince o Capua (10 November 1811 – 22 Aprile 1862) wis the second son o Francis I o the Twa Sicilies an his second wife Maria Isabella o Spain. He contracted a morganatic mairiage in 1836 an haed tae live the rest o his life in exile.




Miriage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Defying his brither's will, Carlo Ferdinando mairit morganatically Penelope Smyth on 5 Aprile 1836 in Gretna Green. Gretna Green wis the first stagecoach stop in Scotland after the border ceety o Carlisle. It wis a popular place for young lovers tae mairy. There it wis sufficed for couples to declare their wish tae mairy before witnesses. A residence requirement or parental consent wis not needed.


Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Francesco di Borbone, Coont o Mascali (24 Mairch 1837 – 2 Juin 1862)
  2. Vittoria di Borbone, Coontess o Mascali (15 Mey 1838 – 9 August 1895)


Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 10 November 1811 – 22 Aprile 1862 His Ryal Highness the Prince o Capua, Prince o the Twa Sicilies.

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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