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Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon
Duchess o Maine
Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon, duchesse du Maine, Fille de M. Le Prince de Condé.jpg
Born 8 November 1676(1676-11-08)
Hôtel de Condé, Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd 23 Januar 1753(1753-01-23) (aged 76)
Hôtel du Maine, Paris, France
Buirial 26 January 1753
Kirk o Saunt Jean Baptiste, Paris
Spouse Louis Auguste de Bourbon
Issue Louis Auguste, Prince o Dombes
Louis Charles, Coont o Eu
Louise Françoise, Mademoiselle du Maine
Full name
Anne Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon
Hoose Bourbons (Condé branch bi birth)
Bourbons (illegitimate branch bi mairiage)
Faither Henri Jules de Bourbon
Mither Anne Henriette o Bavarie
Releegion Roman Catholicism
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Louise Bénédicte de Bourbon (Anne Louise Bénédicte; 8 November 1676 – 23 Januar 1753), was the daughter o Henri Jules de Bourbon, Prince o Condé an Anne Henriette o Bavarie. A member o the then reigning hoose o Bourbon she wis entitled tae the style o address o Most Serene Highness. In Mey 1692, she wis forced tae mairy Louis Auguste de Bourbon, Duke o Maine, an illegitimate son o Louis XIV o Fraunce bi his mistress Madame de Montespan. They haed seven childer. During the Regency o Philippe d'Orléans frae 1715-1723 she an her husband tried to gin power for themselves but failed. She maintained a salon at the Hôtel du Maine in Paris, as well as at the Château de Sceaux.



Childer[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mademoiselle de Dombes (11 September 1694 - 15 September 1694) died in infancy.
  2. Louis Constantin de Bourbon, Prince o Dombes (17 November 1695 - 28 September 1698) died in infancy.
  3. "Mademoiselle d'Aumale" (21 December 1697 - 4 August 1699) died in infancy.
  4. Louis Auguste de Bourbon, Prince o Dombes (4 Mairch 1700 - 1 October 1755) died unmairit.
  5. Louis Charles de Bourbon, Coont o Eu (15 October 1701 – 13 Julie 1775) died unmairit.
  6. Charles de Bourbon, Duke of Aumale (31 Mairch 1704 - 2 September 1708) died in infancy.
  7. Louise Françoise de Bourbon, "''Mademoiselle du Maine''" (4 December 1707 - 19 August 1743) died unmairit.


Titles an styles[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 8 November 1676 - 1685 Her Most Serene Highness Mademoiselle d'Enghien
  • 1685 - 19 Mey 1692 Her Most Serene Highness Mademoiselle de Charolais
  • 19 Mey 1692 – 14 Mey 1736 Her Most Serene Highness The Duchess o Maine (Madame la duchesse du Maine)
  • 14 Mey 1736 – 23 Januar 1753 Her Most Serene Highness The Dowager Duchess o Maine (Madame la duchesse du Maine douairière)


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