Governess o the Childer o Fraunce

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The Governess of the Children of France (sometimes the Governess o the Ryal Childer) was office at the ryal French coort during the Pre-Revolutionary Fraunce and the Bourbon Restoration. She was charged with the education o the childer an grandchilder o the monarch. The holder o the office wis taken frae the highest ranking nobility o Fraunce. The governess wis supported bi various deputies or under-governesses (sous gouvernantes).

Governesses o the Childer o Fraunce[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Duchess o La Ferté-Senneterre with the Duke o Anjou on her lap and the Duke of Brittany, bi François de Troy.
Engraving o Victoire de Rohan with Madame Royale overlooked bi a painting o Marie Antoinette, unknown artist.

Children of Francis I o Fraunce[eedit | eedit soorce]

Children of Henry II o Fraunce[eedit | eedit soorce]

Childer o Charles IX o Fraunce[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1572-1578: Isabelle de Crissé.

Childer o Henry IV o Fraunce[eedit | eedit soorce]

Childer o Louis XIII[eedit | eedit soorce]

Childer o Louis XIV[eedit | eedit soorce]

Childer o the Grand Dauphin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1682-1691 : Louise de Prie, (1624-1709), Marquise o Toucy, Duchess o Cardona

Childer o the Duke o Burgundy[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1709-1710 : Marie Isabelle Gabrielle Angélique de La Mothe-Houdancourt (1654-1726), Duchess o La Ferté-Senneterre.
  • 1710-1735 : Charlotte de La Mothe-Houdancourt, (1651-1744), Duchess o Ventadour (sister o the above)

Childer o Louis XV[eedit | eedit soorce]

Childer o Louis, Dauphin o Fraunce[eedit | eedit soorce]

Childer o Louis XVI[eedit | eedit soorce]

Children o Charles Ferdinand, Duke o Berry[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1819-1830 : Marie Joséphine Louise, Duchess o Gontaut (1773–1857)