Laura Mancini

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Laura Mancini
Duchess o Mercœur
Laura Mancini 01.jpg
Mancini by an unknown artist
Born 6 Mey 1636(1636-05-06)
Rome, Papal States
Dee'd 8 Februar 1657(1657-02-08) (aged 20)
Paris, France
Spouse Louis, Duke o Vendôme
Issue Louis Joeseph, Duke o Vendôme
Philippe, Duke o Vendôme
Full name
Laura Vittoria Mancini
Faither Lorenzo Mancini
Mither Girolama Mazzarini
Releegion Roman Catholicism

Laura Mancini (6 Mey 1636 – 8 Februar 1657) was a niece o Cardinal Mazarin. She wis the eldest o the five famous Mancini sisters, who along with twa o their female Martinozzi cousins, were kent at the coort o Louis XIV o Fraunce aa the Mazarinettes. She mairit Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme, grandson o Keeng Henry IV an wis the mither o the general the Duke o Vendôme.



Siblings[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Paul Jules Mancini (born 1636, died 1652 or 1654 in battle)
  2. Olympia Mancini (1638–1708), mairit Eugene Maurice, Coont o Soissons the mother o Prince Eugene o Savoy.
  3. Marie Mancini (1639–1715), who mairit Prince Lorenzo Colonna and the first romantic love o Keeng Louis XIV o Fraunce.
  4. Philippe Jules Mancini, Duke o Nevers (1641–1707)
  5. Margherita Mancini (born 1643)
  6. Alfonso Mancini (born 1644, died 1658)
  7. Hortense Mancini (1646–1699), the beauty o the faimily, 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.
  8. Anna Mancini (born 1647)
  9. Marie Anne Mancini (1649-1714) mairit Godefroy Maurice de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke o Bouillon.


Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Louis Joseph de Bourbon (later Duke o Vendôme) (1 Julie 1654 – 11 Juin 1712) mairit Marie Anne de Bourbon but haed nae childer.
  2. Philippe de Bourbon (later Duke o Vendôme) (23 August 1655 - 24 Januar 1727) never mairit, nae childer.
  3. Jules César de Bourbon (1657–1660) died in infancy.


Titles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 6 Mey 1636 - 4 Februar 1651 Lady Laura Vittoria Mancini.
  • 4 Februar 1651 - 8 Februar 1657 Her Most Serene Highness The Duchess o Mercœur.

Other websites[eedit | eedit soorce]

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