Louise Élisabeth o Fraunce

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Louise Élisabeth o Fraunce
Duchess o Parma, Piacenza and Guastalla
Madame Infante posthumous portrait Nattier.jpg
1761 painting o Louise Élisabeth bi Jean Marc Nattier.
Born 14 August 1727(1727-08-14)
Pailace o Versailles, Fraunce
Dee'd 6 December 1759(1759-12-06) (aged 32)
Pailace o Versailles, Fraunce
Buirial Ryal Basilica, Saint Denis
Spouse Philip o Spain
Issue Isabella, Airchduchess o Austrick
Ferdinand, Duke o Parma
Maria Luisa, Queen o Spain
Full name
Marie Louise Élisabeth de France
Hoose Bourbons o Fraunce (bi birth)
Bourbons o Spain (bi mairiage)
Faither Louis XV o Fraunce
Mither Maria Leszczyńska
Seegnatur Louise Élisabeth o Fraunce's signature

Louise Élisabeth o Fraunce, Daughter o Fraunce (Marie Louise Élisabeth; 14 August 1727 – 6 December 1759) wis the eldest daughter o Keeng Louis XV o Fraunce an his wife Marie Leszczyńska, an the elder twin o Anne Henriette. She mairit Infante Philip o Spain, younger son o Philip V o Spain, who inherited the Duchy o Parma frae his mither in 1748, tharebi founding the Bourbon line in Parma. She functioned as the de facto ruler o the Duchy o Parma atween 1748 an 1759. Prior tae her mairiage she wis kent at her faither's coort as Madame Élisabeth. She haed a twin sister Henriette.

Mairiage[eedit | eedit soorce]

The twal-year-auld Élisabeth wis mairit bi proxy in Versailles on 26 August 1739, an thereafter kent as "Madame Infante" in Fraunce. In September, she left for Spain, an the keeng wis reportedly sae moved that he entered her carriage an accompanied her for the first miles on her journey. She passed the mairch an met her nineteen-year-auld husband some thirty kilometers northeast o Madrid, at Alcalá de Henares, whaur the mairiage ceremony teuk place on 25 October 1739.

Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Isabella o Parma (31 December 1741 – 27 November 1763) mairit Airchduke Joseph o Austrick an haed childe.
  2. Ferdinand, Duke o Parma (20 Januar 1751 – 9 October 1802) mairit Maria Amalia o Austrick an haed childer.
  3. Maria Luisa o Parma (9 December 1751 – 2 Januar 1819) mairit her cousin, the Charles IV o Spain an haed childer.

Titles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 14 August 1727 - 26 August 1739 "Madame Première", Daughter o Fraunce.
  • 26 August 1739 - 18 October 1748 Her Ryal Highness Infanta Maria Luisa Isabel o Spain.
  • 18 October 1748 - 6 December 1759 Her Ryal Highness The Duchess of Parma [Piacenza an Guastalla]

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