Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme

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Louis de Bourbon
Duke o Vendôme
Louis de Vendôme duc de Mercoeur by Dumonstier.jpg
Louis in 1630, bi Daniel Dumonstier.
Born October 1612
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd 6 August 1669 (age 56)
Pavillon Vendôme, Aix-en-Provence, France
Buirial Vendôme Fraunce
Spouse Laura Mancini
Issue Louis Joseph, Duke o Vendôme
Philippe, Duke o Vendôme
Full name
Louis de Bourbon
Faither César de Bourbon
Mither Françoise o Lorraine
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Seegnatur Louis de Bourbon's signature
Crown of a Duke of France.svg
Blason Bourbon Vendôme.svg


Louis de Bourbon, Duke o Vendôme (October 1612 – 6 August 1669) wis Duke of Mercœur an later the (second) Duke o Vendôme. He inherited his title frae his faither, himself a great-grandson of Henry IV o Fraunce an his mistress Gabrielle d'Estrées. He wis created a cardinal bi Pape Alexander VII on 7 Mairch 1667 an wis known as the Cardinal de Vendôme as a result.



Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

He mairit Laura Mancini on 4 February 1651 (niece o Cardinal Mazarin. An they haed childer.


Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Louis Joseph, Duke o Vendôme (1 Julie 1654 – 11 Juin 1712) mairit Marie Anne de Bourbon but haed nae childer.
  2. Philippe, 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]

  • December 1612 – 22 October 1665 the Duke o Mercœur.
  • 22 October 1665 – 12 August 1669 the Duke o Vendôme.