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
Tenure16 November 1671 – 9 June 1701
Born27 Mey 1652(1652-05-27)
Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg
Dee'd8 December 1722(1722-12-08) (aged 70)
Château de Saint Cloud, Fraunce
Buirial10 December 1722
Ryal Basilica, Saint Denis, Fraunce
SpousePhilippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans
Alexandre Louis, Duke o Valois
Philippe, Duke o Orléans, Regent o Fraunce
Élisabeth Charlotte, Duchess o Lorraine
Full name
Elisabeth Charlotte
HooseHoose o Wittelsbach (bi birth)
Hoose o Orléans (bi mairiage)
FaitherCharles I Louis, Elector Palatine
MitherCharlotte o Hesse-Kassel
Roman Catholicism
SeegnaturElisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate's signature

Elisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate, "Dochter o Fraunce b mairiage" (27 Mey 1652 - Died 8 December 1722) wis born a princess o the Palatinate who wad mairy Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans, Monsieur, the anly brither o Louis XIV, Le Roi Soleil. (his first wife Princess Henrietta o Ingland haed died in 1670) In childhood she wis kent as Liselotte, an wad 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 coort.

Issue[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mairit tae Philippe o Fraunce, Duke o Orléans on 16 November 1671, the couple haed issue.

  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 issue, later "Regent o Fraunce".
  3. Élisabeth Charlotte d'Orléans (13 September 1676 – 24 December 1744) mairit Léopold o Lorraine, Duke o Lorraine an haed issue.

Teetles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 27 Mey 1652 – 16 November 1671 Princess Palatine Elisabeth Charlotte, Coontess Palatine o Simmern, Princess o the Palatinate.
  • 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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