Elisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate

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Elisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate
The Duchess of Orléans by Rigaud.jpg
Liselotte bi Rigaud
Duchess o Orléans
Tenure 16 November 1671 – 9 June 1701
Born 27 Mey 1652(1652-05-27)
Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg
Dee'd 8 December 1722(1722-12-08) (aged 70)
Château de Saint Cloud, Fraunce
Buirial 10 December 1722
Ryal Basilica, Saint Denis, Fraunce
Spouse Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans
Issue
Detail
Alexandre Louis, Duke o Valois
Philippe, Duke o Orléans, Regent o Fraunce
Élisabeth Charlotte, Duchess o Lorraine
Full name
Elisabeth Charlotte
Hoose Hoose o Wittelsbach (bi birth)
Hoose o Orléans (bi mairiage)
Faither Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine
Mither Charlotte o Hesse-Kassel
Releegion Calvinism
Roman Catholicism
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Elisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate, "Daughter o France by mairiage" (27 Mey 1652 - Died 8 December 1722) wis born a princess o the Palatinate who would mairy Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans, Monsieur, the anly brither of Louis XIV, Le Roi Soleil. (his first wife Princess Henrietta o Ingland haed died in 1670) In childhood she wis kent as Liselotte, an would be kent at the French court simply as Madame her husband bein kent as Monsieur. Haein left her native Germany she recorded a lang correspondence wi several relatives regarding various events at the French court.

Children[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mairit tae Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans on 16 November 1671, the couple haed three childer, the last twa surviving infancy.

  1. Alexandre Louis d'Orléans, Duke o Valois (2 Juin 1673 – 16 Mairch 1676) died in infancy;
  2. Philippe d'Orléans, Duke o Orléans (2 August 1674 – 2 December 1723) mairit Françoise Marie de Bourbon, Légitimée de France an haed childer, later "Regent o Fraunce".
  3. Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (13 September 1676 – 24 December 1744) mairit Léopold o Lorraine, Duke o Lorraine an haed childer.

Titles and Styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 27 Mey 1652 – 16 November 1671 Princess Palatine Elisabeth Charlotte, Coontess Palatine o Simmern.
  • 16 November 1671 – 9 Juin 1701 Her Ryal Highness Madame, Duchess o Orléans.
  • 9 Juin 1701 – 8 December 1722 Her Ryal Highness Madame, Dowager Duchess o Orléans.

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