Louisa Maria Stuart

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Louisa Maria Teresa
Princess Ryal
Born28 Juin 1692(1692-06-28)
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Dee'd18 Apryle 1712(1712-04-18) (aged 19)
Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
BuirialKirk o the Inglis Benedictines, Paris
Full name
Louisa Maria Teresa Stuart
FaitherJames II o England
MitherMary o Modena
ReleegionRoman Catholicism

Louisa Maria Stuart Louise Maria Teresa; 28 Juin 1692 – 18 Aprile 1712), kent tae Jacobites as the Princess Ryal, wis the auldest an anly dochter o James II o Ingland an his wife Mary o Modena. While in Fraunce she wis a wqard o Antonin Nompar de Caumont, Duke o Lauzun, a cootier o Louis XIV. The new-born princess wis gien the names Louisa and Maria in baptism, while Teresa (sometimes spelt Theresa) wis added later, at the time o her confirmation. She wis gien the name Louisa in honour o King Louis XIV, wha actit as her godfaither. Her godmither wis King Louis's sister-in-law, Elisabeth Charlotte o the Palatinate, Duchess o Orléans. She niver mairit but wis considered as a possible bride for Charles o Fraunce, Duke o Berry, but the mairiage niver happened as the Duke o Berry was nae a Catholic. She wis also a hauf-sister o James FitzJames, 1st Duke o Berwick.