Christina o Lorraine

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Christina o Lorraine
Pulzone, Scipione - Cristina di Lorena, granduchessa di Toscana - 1590.jpg
1590 portrait bi Scipione Pulzone.
Grand Duchess o Tuscany
Tenur3 Mey 1589 – 17 Februar 1609
Born16 August 1565
Ducal Pailace o Nancy, Lorraine, Fraunce
Dee'd19 December 1637(1637-12-19) (aged 72)
Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Tuscany
BuirialBasilica o San Lorenzo, Florence
SpouseFerdinando I o Tuscany
IssueCosimo II, Grand Duke o Tuscany
Princess Maria Maddalena
Caterina, Governor o Siena
Prince Carlo
Claudia, Airchduchess o Austrick
Full name
Christine de Lorraine
HooseLorraine (bi birth)
Medici (bi mairiage)
FaitherCharles III, Duke o Lorraine
MitherClaude o Fraunce
SeegnaturChristina o Lorraine's signature

Christina o Lorraine (16 August 1565 – 19 December 1637) was a member o the Hoose o Lorraine and was the Grand Duchess o Tuscany bi mairiage. She served as Regent o Tuscany jointly with her daughter-in-law during the minority o her grandson frae 1621 tae 1628. She met Galileo Galilei. Through her mither she wis a granddaughter o Catherine de' Medici, she wis also her favourite granddaughter.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke o Tuscany (12 Mey 1590 – 28 Februar 1621) mairit Airchduchess Maria Maddalena o Austrick an haed issue.
  2. Maria Maddalena de' Medici (29 June 1600 – 28 December 1633) niver mairit.
  3. Eleonora de' Medici (10 November 1591 - 22 November 1617) niver mairit.
  4. Caterina de' Medici (2 Mey 1593 – 17 Aprile 1629) mairit Ferdinando Gonzaga, Duke o Mantua but haed nae childer. Later creatit governor o Siena.
  5. Francesco de' Medici (14 Mey 1594 - 17 Mey 1614) created Prince o Capestrano (1611/1613?) niver mairit.
  6. Carlo de' Medici (19 Mairch 1595 - 17 Juin 1666) Cardinal, niver mairit.
  7. Filippo "Filippino" de' Medici (9 Aprile 1598- 3 Aprile 1602) died young.
  8. Lorenzo de' Medici (1º August 1599 – 15 November 1648) died unmairit.
  9. Maria Maddalena de' Medici (29 Juin 1600 – 28 December 1633) niver mairit.
  10. Claudia de' Medici (4 Juin 1604 – 25 December 1648) mairit Federico Ubaldo della Rovere, Duke o Urbino an haed issue, mairit (2) Leopold V, Airchduke o Austrick an haed issue.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 16 August 1565 – 3 Mey 1589 Princess Christine o Lorraine.
  • 3 Mey 1589 – 17 Februar 1609 The Grand Duchess o Tuscany.
  • 17 Februar 1609 – 9 December 1637 The Dowager Grand Duchess o Tuscany.

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