Girolama Mazzarini

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Girolama Mazarini
Full name
Girolama Mazzarini
Born 1608 or 1614
Dee'd 29 December 1656
Noble faimily Mazarin (bi birth)
Mancini (bi mairiage)
Issue

Girolama Mazzarini Girolama or Geronima Mazarini (1608 or 1614 – 29 December 1656) was the sister of Cardinal Mazarin, the chief minister of France. After her husband's death in 1650, Geronima brought her children from Rome tae Paris in the hope of using the influence o her brother Cardinal Mazarin, tae gain them advantageous mairiages, a goal that ultimately was very successful.


Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

Geronima mairit an Italian aristocrat, Baron Lorenzo Mancini, (1602–1650), the son o Paolo Lucio Mancini an Vittoria Capoccii, on August 6, 1634. Her husband wis known womaniser.



Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Laura Mancini (1636–1657), who married Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme an mother o Louis Joseph de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme.
  2. Paul Jules Mancini (born 1636, died 1652 or 1654 in battle)
  3. Olympia Mancini (1638–1708), mairit Prince Eugene Maurice o Savoy, Coont o Soissons the mother o Prince Eugene o Savoy.
  4. Marie Mancini (1639–1715), who married Prince Lorenzo Colonna and was the first romantic love of King Louis XIV o Fraunce.
  5. Philippe Jules Mancini, Duke o Nevers (1641–1707)
  6. Margherita Mancini (born 1643)
  7. Alfonso Mancini (born 1644, died 1658)
  8. Hortense Mancini (1646–1699), the beauty of the family, who escaped her abusive husband, Armand Charles de La Porte, Duke o La Meilleraye, and went tae London. where she became the mistress of Keeng Charles II.
  9. Anna Mancini (born 1647)
  10. Marie Anne Mancini (1649–1714), who mairit Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke o Bouillon an haed childer. Patroness o Racine.